Leah McCourt vs. Jessica Borga co-headlines Bellator 267 in London

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Leah McCourt will look to continue her ascent up the featherweight ladder when she meets Jessica Borga.

McCourt (5-1 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) faces Borga (3-3 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) in the Bellator 267 co-main event, Bellator officials announced Wednesday. Bellator 267 takes place Oct. 1 at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. The main card airs on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie.

Unbeaten in her Bellator tenure, Northern Ireland’s McCourt is coming off a second-round come-from-behind submission of Janay Harding at Bellator 259 in May. Currently No. 5 in Bellator’s featherweight rankings, McCourt will look to make it six straight when she faces Borga.

After scoring a first-round armbar submission of Amber Leibrock in her promotional debut at Bellator 226, Borga went the distance with former title challenger Talita Nogueira at Bellator 256 in April, but dropped a unanimous decision.

With the addition, the Bellator 267 card includes:

MAIN CARD (Showtime, 4 p.m. ET)

  • Douglas Lima vs. Michael Page

  • Jessica Borga vs. Leah McCourt

  • Andrew Fisher vs. Robert Whiteford

  • Yves Landu vs. Tim Wilde

  • Yannick Bahati vs. Luke Trainer

PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 12:30 p.m. ET)

  • Uros Jurisic vs. Lewis Long

  • Davy Gallon vs. Kane Mousah

  • Lucie Bertaud vs. Elina Kallionidou

  • Gavin Hughes vs. Charlie Leary

  • Fabacary Diatta vs. Nathan Rose

  • Katharina Dalisda vs. Chiara Penco

  • Mike Ekundayo vs. Khurshed Kakhorov

  • Jack Grant vs. Nathan Jones