MMA Odds and Ends for Wednesday: Anastasia Yankova returns at Bellator 176, Two UFC fighters sign with Invicta FC

480 Anastasia Yankova returns at Bellator 176 against Elina Kallionidou MMAFighting reported Tuesday that undefeated flyweight prospect Anastasia Yankova will return at Bellator 176 on April 8th against Elina Kallionidou. Yankova (4-0) has won two straight fights under the Bellator banner, including a split decision victory over Veta Arteaga in September. Kallionidou (5-1) is coming off a unanimous-decision defeat versus Sinead Kavanagh in her Bellator debut, which was the first loss of her career. This matchup is slated to take place at a 130-pound catchweight. Bellator 176 will take place in Torino, Italy and is headlined by Rafael Carvalho taking on Melvin Manhoef in rematch for the Bellator middleweight title. UFC veterans Milana Dudieva and Kelly Faszholz sign with Invicta FC Invicta FC officials announced Tuesday that Milana Dudieva and Kelly Faszholz have signed with the promotion. Dudieva (11-5) has dropped back-to-back fights, including a third-round TKO loss to Marion Reneau in November. The Russian will be competing in the flyweight division. Faszholz (3-2) his coming off a split-decision loss to Ketlen Vieira back in October. The 31-year-old California native is still a promising talent in the women’s bantamweight division.  

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