Bellator 242: Bandejas vs. Pettis will be broadcast on Paramount Network and simulcast on DAZN at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT, while preliminary bouts will stream on Bellator’s YouTube channel beginning at 8:45 p.m. ET/7:45 p.m. CT.
Sergio Pettis is wasting no time on showcasing in popularity. The former UFC fighter, whose brother Anthony was a UFC champion, is headlining Bellator 242 on Friday night.
Standing across from Pettis will be Ricky Bandejas, as the two will square off in a bantamweight bout.
Pettis spoke with MyMMANews and other reporters today during Bellator 242 virtual media day. In his time with reporters, he spoke on his upcoming fight, what it’s like to be headlining a card in Bellator and how active he plans on being the rest of the year.
Bellator 242 event results below:
Bandejas vs. Pettis Main Card:
10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT
Bantamweight Main Event: Sergio Pettis defeated Ricky Bandejas via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Welterweight Co-Main Event: Jason Jackson defeated Jordan Mein via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Featherweight Feature Bout: Jay Jay Wilson defeated Tywan Claxton via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 30-27)
Featherweight Feature Bout: Aaron Pico defeated Solo Hatley, Jr. via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:10
Completed Preliminary Card:
Bellator MMA’s YouTube Channel
8:45 p.m. ET/7:45 p.m. CT
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Mark Lemminger defeated Jake Smith via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:46
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Raufeon Stots defeated Cass Bell via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 1:24
Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Ras Hylton defeated Rudy Schaffroth via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)