Rising prospect Aaron Pico has his next fight lined up under the Bellator MMA banner.
The promotion has confirmed that Pico is set to fight undefeated Hungarian featherweight Adam Borics (12-0) on the main card of Bellator 222.
In his last fight, Pico suffered a first-round KO loss to Henry Corrales in a featherweight bout. This fight served as the co-headliner of Bellator 214 on January 26, 2019, at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Paramount Network and DAZN.
Pico had no easy task in his Bellator MMA debut at the Bellator NYC event against Zach Freeman in a lightweight bout. This fight did not last long and he lost. Since then, he has gone 4-1.
Borics has gone 3-0 with the promotion with finishes of Josenaldo Silva, Teodor Nikolov, and Anthony Taylor.
Bellator 222 is set to take place on June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. The preliminary card will air online at 7:00 pm EST while the main card will air on DAZN at 9:00 PM EST.
A light heavyweight bout between Chael Sonnen and Lyoto Machida will headline the show. Here’s the updated card:
Chael Sonnen vs. Lyoto Machida
Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie
Dillon Danis vs. Max Humphrey
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrion Caldwell
Aaron Pico vs. Adam Borics
Nekruz Mirkhojaev vs. Marcus Surin
Ricky Bandejas vs. Patrick Mix
Mike Kimbel vs. Sebastian Ruiz
Haim Gozali vs. Gustavo Wurlitzer
Heather Hardy vs. Taylor Turner