Tonight, we are LIVE from Bellator 258 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. We have a stellar main event for the bantamweight championship as Juan Archuleta will take on Sergio Pettis.
Archuleta (25-2) is riding a 2 fight win streak and looking to defend his bantamweight championship for the first time while Pettis (20-5) is riding a 3 fight win streak looking to capture his first world championship.
In the Co-Main event, we have Anthony Rumble Johnson coming back after a 4 year hiatus to face Yoel Romero’s last minute replacement Jose Augusto in the quarterfinals of the Light Heavyweight Championship Grand Prix.
Bellator 258 Main Card: (9:00 Pm Est on Showtime):
Bantamweight World Championship: Juan Archuleta (C) vs Sergio Pettis
Sergio Pettis Defeats Juan Archuleta to become the NEW Bantamweight champion vis Unanimous Decision 50-45, 49-46, and 49-46.
Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinals: Anthony Rumble Johnson vs Jose Augusto
Anthony Rumble Johnson defeats Jose Augusto via KO (Punch) (Round 2 1:30)
Lightweight: Patricky pitbull vs Peter Queally:
Peter Queally defeats Patricky Pitbull vis TKO (Doctor Stoppage) (Round 2 5:00)
Catchweight (175 lbs): Michael Venom Page vs Derek Anderson:
Michael Venom Page defeats Derek Anderson via Doctor Stoppage (Round 1 5:00)
Bellator 258 Preliminary Card: (5:30 Pm est on Bellator YouTube):
Bantamweight: Raufeon Stots vs Josh Hill:
Raufeon Stots wins in dominant fashion by Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27
Middleweight: Lorenz Larkin vs Rafael Carvalho:
Lorenz Larkin via Split Decision in a phenomenal fight 29-28, 28-29, 29-28
Bantamweight: Patchy Mix vs Albert Morales:
Patchy Mix via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke Round 2 2:40)
Middleweight: Johnny Eblen vs Daniel Madrid:
Johnny Eblen via KO (punches) (Round 1 2:44)
Bantamweight: Henry Corrales vs Johnny Campbell:
Johnny Campbell with the +600 upset by Submission via Rear Naked Choke (2nd round 4:12)
Featherweight: Weber Almeida vs Johnny Soto:
Johnny Soto emerges victorious with a 29-27, 29-28, 29-28 Unanimous Decision win.
Bantamweight– Erik Perez vs Blaine Shutt:
Erik Perez takes it via Unanimous Decision 30-26, 30-27, 30-27