The bantamweight theme carries on with Bellator 258‘s matchmaking.
Right before Bellator bantamweight winner Juan Archuleta defends his title in opposition to Sergio Pettis, Raufeon Stots and Josh Hill will glimpse to make a assertion. The advertising is focusing on a fight among Stots (15-1 MMA, 3- BMMA) and Hill (20-3 MMA, 2- BMMA) for the May possibly 7 function.
Two persons with information of the matchup recently informed MMA Junkie of the targeted scheduling but asked to stay nameless due to the fact the advertising has yet to make an formal announcement.
Stots and Hill were lined up to combat at Bellator 253 past November. Nevertheless, Hill was compelled to withdraw from the struggle. Stots as an alternative fought Keith Lee and received by unanimous selection.
Both of those Stots and Hill are undefeated in Bellator. In addition to his win more than Lee, Stots also has promotional victories against Cass Bell and Cheyden Leialoha. Meanwhile, Hill has defeated Vinicius Zani and Erik Perez.
Bellator 258 will take place May possibly 7 at Mohegan Sunshine Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The card airs on Showtime.
With the addition, the Bellator 258 lineup features:
- Champion Juan Archuleta vs. Sergio Pettis – for Bellator bantamweight title
- James Gallagher vs. Patchy Blend
- Josh Hill vs. Raufeon Stots