Bellator 254 on Dec. 10, Magomedov (16-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will make his first promotional appearance against a fellow former ACB title challenger, Matheus Mattos. The main-card fight will take place at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Additionally, a featherweight fight between Marina Mokhnatkina (4-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) and Jessica Borga (3-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) has been added to the card.
A promotion official confirmed the bookings to MMA Junkie on Tuesday after initial reports by Russian news agency TASS.
With the additions, the Bellator 254 lineup includes:
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs. Juliana Velasquez – for Bellator flyweight title Magomed Magomedov vs. Matheus Mattos Jessica Borga vs. Marina Mokhnatkina