Yoel Romero didn’t clear pre-fight medical testing and in consequence, his BELLATOR MMA debut in opposition to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has been postponed. BELLATOR will verify a match alternate to face “Rumble” Johnson within the Gentle Heavyweight World Grand Prix as quickly as potential.
BELLATOR 258: Archuleta vs. Pettis will go on as scheduled on Friday, Might 7, dwell on SHOWTIME at 9p ET/6p PT. The occasion options the BELLATOR bantamweight world championship most important occasion between champion Juan Archuleta and Sergio Pettis, a welterweight bout pitting Michael “Venom” Web page in opposition to Derek Anderson, and a light-weight tilt between Patricky “Pitbull” and Peter Queally. Further fights for the primary card are to be introduced.
Romero will turn out to be eligible to reapply for clearance to compete within the coming months, and we sit up for seeing him make his BELLATOR debut within the close to future. BELLATOR MMA will look to reschedule the extremely anticipated Johnson versus Romero matchup at a future date.