in ,

Sergio Pettis vs. Ricky Bandejas Added to Bellator Event on July 24th.

PSX 20200714 171956
PSX 20200714 171956

In Bellator MMA’s first event in five months amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a high-stakes bantamweight matchup between former UFC flyweight contender, Sergio Pettis, and talented striker, Ricky Bandejas is set to feature on their July 24th. return.

Pettis recently made his promotional bow, extending his undefeated run to two-fights, with a guillotine victory over Alfred Khashakyan. Looking to notch his third win in as many outings, American Top Team trainee, Bandejas last featured at Bellator 240 in Dublin in February, rallying to take a knockout win over division prospect, Frans Mlambo. News of the exciting clash was initially reported by Combate’sRaphael Marinho.

PARTNER/ SPONSOR/ AFFILIATE

Milwaukee native, Pettis, the younger brother of former UFC and WEC lightweight best, Anthony – penned a deal with Bellator back at the end of last year, following the end of his contract after his unanimous decision victory over Tyson Nam at UFC Fight Night Mexico City in September. The Roufusport mainstay holds highlight wins over multiple-time title challenger, Joseph Benavidez, Brandon Moreno, and John Moraga.

Following a string of two losses to Juan Archuleta, and Patchy Mix, 28-year-old finisher, Bandejas returned to the win column in a first-round finish of Ahmet Kayretli before his stoppage of Mlambo. In his Bellator bow back in August of 2018 – Bandejas scored a shocking first-round knockout of promotional standout, James ‘The Strabanimal’ Gallagher.

PARTNER/ SPONSOR/ AFFILIATE
Sign up for ESPN+ and Stream Live Sports and Exclusive Originals! Advertisement Advertisement

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

Loading…

0

What do you think?

326 Points
Upvote Downvote
PARTNER/ SPONSOR/ AFFILIATE
PSX 20200714 145351

UFC Fight Island: Calvin Kattar vs. Dan Ige – The Breakdown

Brogan Sanchez

Brogan Sanchez Steps Into Invicta FC 41 Co-Main Event