Former Oklahoma State wrestler Kyle Crutchmer will make his Bellator MMA debut against Sean Clements on Friday, Nov. 8 at Bellator 233 at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahom.
Time to make some serious noise ! Nov. 8th is the start of a new era! https://t.co/2zF7TduCLJ— Kyle Crutchmer (@KyleCrutchmer) September 25, 2019
Crutchmer, who went 95-26 and was a two-time All-American and two-time Big 12 champion at 174 pounds, graduated in 2017. The Tulsa Union High product signed with Bellator in July after going 4-0 with all of his previous bouts in Oklahoma. He trains at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, California, with fellow OSU alum and former UFC two-division champion Daniel Cormier. Crutchmer also spars with current UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov at AKA.
Clements (3-1) has one win in Bellator, defeating David Ramirez by unanimous decision at Bellator 161 in September 2016. Clements will return to the octagon for the first time since August 2017. All of his fights have gone to the judges scorecards.
Bellator 233 will air live on the Paramount Network.