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    After defeating ‘Baby Slice,’ Bellator 253 debutant Kaheem Murray hopes to prove his worth

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Kaheem Murray claimed a notable scalp in his promotional debut thanks to his hard-fought victory over Kevin Ferguson Jr. at Bellator 253.

    Murray (4-3 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) outpointed Ferguson (3-3 MMA, 3-3 BMMA) on all three scorecards to earn an eye-catching win in his first Bellator appearance. He told reporters, including MMA Junkie, backstage after his victory that he hoped his performance would lead to more opportunities with the promotion moving forward.

    Check out the full post-fight interview via the video above.

    Bellator 253 took place Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card aired on CBS Sports Network/DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie.

    This was originally published on www.mmajunkie.com

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