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Bellator 272 Results & Highlights: Pettis KOs Horiguchi

Bellator 272 took place tonight from the Mohegan Sun Arena with a title fight in one of their most challenging divisions. Sergio Pettis took on the former Bellator MMA and RIZIN bantamweight champion, Kyoji Horiguchi. This was Pettis’ first title defense since winning it from Juan Archuleta at Bellator 258....

Sergio Pettis Defends BW Title Against Kyoji Horiguchi At Bellator 272

Sergio Pettis has his first Bellator bantamweight title defense set. Pettis will face former Bellator and RIZIN bantamweight champion, Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272 on December 3. Bellator announced the fight on the Morning Kombat show. The event will take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., with the event...

Juan Archuleta Says Fight with Sergio Pettis Will be a Battle of Styles

Bellator Bantamweight Champ, Juan Archuleta (25-2) takes on No. 1-contender Sergio Pettis (20-5) on May 7 in his first scheduled title defense since winning the title last September.  The two 135 pound competitors were in attendance at Bellator MMA’s press event at The Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and the fight...

Sergio Pettis Ready For Bellator Title Fight Against Juan Archuleta

Sergio Pettis is ready to finally fight for gold. Pettis, the longtime UFC contender, never got a flyweight shot inside the Octagon despite having wins over the likes of Joseph Benavidez and Brandon Moreno. Yet, after signing with Bellator and getting a win over Ricky Bandejas, he will be next...

James Gallagher Will be Watching Bellator 242 Closely

James Gallagher will be watching the main event of Bellator 242 closely. Sergio Pettis will be facing the man that handed Gallagher his first loss in MMA, Ricky Bandejas. Bellator 242 is the first event from the promotion since COVID 19 put MMA on hold and with Mohegan Sun...

Bellator MMA Sets Up Fightsphere At Mohegan Sun

Bellator MMA probably had it the worst at the start of the pandemic. The week the pandemic was declared, they had just announced their spring and summer events days before the declaration was made by the World Health Organization. Then, on Friday the thirteenth in March, they had to...

Bellator Returns On July 24 With Sergio Pettis vs. Ricky Bandejas Set As Main Event

Bellator is back. After months of fans and fighters wondering when the Viacom-owned promotion would return, we finally have a date. It was previously reported Bellator would return on July 24 and now we have the main event as Sergio Pettis will battle Ricky Bandejas. Combate was first to report...

Sergio Pettis Explains Why He Left UFC For Bellator

Sergio Pettis is making the transition from the UFC to Bellator. Many were surprised by the news that Pettis is making the jump to Bellator. Pettis rebounded from a two-fight skid with a unanimous decision victory over Tyson Nam back in September. Rather than re-sign with the UFC, Pettis tested...

Sergio Pettis vs. Alex Perez Set for UFC Mexico City

It was recently reported that Sergio Pettis will be making his return to flyweight after dipping his toe in the 135 pool, and now we have insight on whom he will be facing for his 125 comeback, #12-ranked Alex Perez. The bout is set to take place at UFC...

Sergio Pettis Returning to Flyweight Division

After making his UFC bantamweight debut last December, Sergio Pettis is now ready to return to the resurging flyweight division, per head coach Duke Roufus: “We just talked to his management team and we’re seeking to get on the San Francisco card,” Roufus recently told MMA Fighting. “He’s looking to return to...

UFC Minneapolis: Sergio Pettis Out of Ricardo Ramos Bout

Sergio Pettis has pulled out of his fight against Ricardo Ramos for UFC Minneapolis for an undisclosed reason, leaving 12-2 Ricardo Ramos currently without an opponent. UFC Minneapolis takes place in only two weeks on June 29, but the UFC has been known to pull together short-notice replacements in...

Sergio Pettis vs. Ricardo Ramos Set For UFC Minneapolis

UFC Minneapolis is getting a bantamweight bout between Sergio Pettis and Ricardo Ramos, the promotion announced. Pettis, who moved up to bantamweight in his last fight lost to Rob Font by unanimous decision. But, with the future of the flyweight division up in the air, Pettis will stay at...

Sergio Pettis On Decision To Return To Bantamweight

The future of many UFC flyweights is currently up in the air. Currently, rumors are circulating suggesting the division could be closed soon. This comes just after Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson was traded to ONE Championship. However, current division champion Henry Cejudo is set to defend his title against...

Sergio Pettis Reportedly Makes Bantamweight Return at UFC on FOX 31

Sergio Pettis is reportedly set to make two returns in one night at UFC on FOX 31 when he makes his bantamweight return in a Milwaukee homecoming on December 15th in the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Waiting to crash Pettis’s homecoming will be Rob Font who brings a 15-4...

Sergio Pettis Returning To UFC Bantamweight Division

Sergio Pettis is moving back up to bantamweight after losing at UFC 229. Pettis did battle with Jussier Formiga this past Saturday night (Oct. 6). Pettis went into the fight as a favorite, but he couldn't get past Formiga in a bout that could've propelled him to a title shot...