Final Friday, Benson Henderson (30-11) showcased his years of world championship expertise as he dominated Peter Queally (13-7) over the course of 5 rounds on the best way to a formidable victory in entrance of the electrical crowd in Dublin. With the victory, Henderson shoots up within the light-weight rankings to the No. 2 spot.
Yoel Romero (15-6) as soon as once more shocked the sunshine heavyweight divisional rankings after he earned a third-round knockout over MMA legend Melvin Manhoef (32-16), leaping three spots to No. 4. Pedro Carvalho (13-6) climbed to the No. 4 spot within the featherweight rankings after he defeated Mads Burnell (16-5), who drops to No. 6. Moreover, Brett Johns (19-3) debuts at No. 10 within the high-octane bantamweight division, Leah McCourt (7-2) returns to the ladies’s P4P record at No. 10, and Karl Moore (10-2) debuts at No. 9 within the gentle heavyweight rankings after an upset victory over Karl Albrektsson (13-4).
BELLATOR MMA returns to motion this Saturday, October 1 with the BELLATOR Featherweight World Championship on the road as No.1-ranked pound-for-pound fighter Patricio Pitbull (33-5) is ready to sq. off with No. 2-ranked featherweight Adam Borics (18-1). BELLATOR 286: Pitbull vs. Borics will air on SHOWTIME starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from the Lengthy Seaside Enviornment in Lengthy Seaside, California.
The co-main occasion of BELLATOR 286 will embody a light-weight conflict between the previous BELLATOR Featherweight World Champion and winner of the BELLATOR Featherweight World Grand Prix AJ McKee (18-1) and a confirmed finisher in Spike Carlyle (14-3). No. 3-ranked featherweight Aaron Pico (10-3) appears to be subsequent in line for the 145-pound title as he takes on No. 7-ranked Jeremy Kennedy (17-3) in a high-stakes bout within the featherweight division. Former Bantamweight World Champion and No. 3-ranked Juan Archuleta (25-4) appears to insert himself again into title competition as he takes on the No. 9-ranked bantamweight Enrique Barzola (18-6-2).
The preliminary battle card will start at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT, and might be distributed on the BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel, the SHOWTIME Sports activities YouTube channel, and Pluto TV.
Tickets for BELLATOR MMA 286: Pitbull vs. Borics on sale at each Ticketmaster.com and Bellator.com.
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