Bellator is back at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday, May 7th, for Bellator 258.
In the main event, Bellator bantamweight champion Juan Archuleta looks to defend his title as the favourite as he is set to face UFC veteran and now Bellator title challenger Sergio Pettis.
The co-main event sees former UFC title competitor Anthony Johnson battle short-notice replacement, Jose Augusto Azevedo, in a quarterfinal matchup for the light heavyweight grand prix after Yoel Romero was forced out of the fight.
Bellator 258 airs live first on YouTube for the prelims and then Showtime for the main card on May 7, 2021, at 9 PM EST.
Joining us on today’s call will be:
Juan Archuleta – BELLATOR Bantamweight World Champion
Sergio Pettis – BELLATOR bantamweight
Anthony Johnson – BELLATOR Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Competitor
Jose “Gugu” Augusto – BELLATOR Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Competitor
Michael “Venom” Page – BELLATOR welterweight
Derek Anderson – BELLATOR welterweight
Patricky “Pitbull” – BELLATOR lightweight
Peter Queally – BELLATOR lightweight
Raufeon Stots – BELLATOR bantamweight
Josh Hill – BELLATOR bantamweight
“Patchy” Mix – BELLATOR bantamweight
Lorenz Larkin – BELLATOR middleweight
Bellator 258 Full Card: (LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Main Card (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)
BW Championship: Juan Archuleta vs. Sergio Pettis
LHW Tournament: Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Jose Azevedo
LW: Patricky “Pitbull” Freire vs. Peter Queally
WW: Michael Page vs. Derek Anderson
Preliminary Card (YouTube, 5:30 p.m. ET)
MW: Lorenz Larkin vs. Rafael Carvalho
BW: Josh Hill vs. Raufeon Stots
WW: Logan Storley vs. Omar Hussein
FW: Weber Almeida vs. Johnny Soto
BW: Henry Corrales vs. Johnny Campbell
MW: Johnny Eblen vs. Daniel Madrid
BW: Erik Perez vs. Blaine Shutt
BW: Patchy Mix vs. Albert Morales
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