Heather Hardy Responds To Detractors Following Bellator 222 Loss

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Editor’s Note: The article initially stated that Taylor Turner was on a four-fight skid, but she in fact won two straight bouts under the Valor Fighting Challenge banner before meeting Heather Hardy. We apologize for the error.

Heather Hardy has addressed her online haters.

Hardy fell short in her bout against Taylor Turner at Bellator 222 this past Friday night (June 14). The ground-and-pound of Turner was too much for Hardy to handle. “The Heat” was finished via first-round TKO.

Heather Hardy Admits Feeling Down After “Hateful” Comments

Hardy hopped on Twitter following her loss to Turner. She touched on receiving unfavorable remarks from fans:

“The hardest part of that loss, is knowing that there were so many people out there who enjoyed watching me lose. I see you all, with your negative hateful comments. I don’t respond-but they sit with me. I’m just a regular mom trying my best. I’m just doing the best I can for Annie.”

Hardy has gone 2-2 since entering the world of mixed martial arts. As a professional boxer, Hardy is 22-0, 1 NC. “The Heat” has contemplated doing MMA full time. Time will tell if her latest setback will give her a more definitive answer.

Turner nabbed her third straight victory when she defeated Hardy. She snapped a skid by finishing Ashley Samples. She then went on to submit Anastasia Bruce.

Do you think Heather Hardy should continue to pursue her MMA career, or stick with boxing?