Bellator MMA is back!
In the saddle after a lengthy layoff because of COVID-19, the promotion is set to restart with a fight card on Friday night from the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Bellator 242 is set to be headlined by Ricky Bandejas facing off with Sergio Pettis at bantamweight.
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.
Bantamweight Main Event: Ricky Bandejas (135.4) vs. Sergio Pettis (134.7)
Welterweight Co-Main Event: Jason Jackson (171) vs. Jordan Mein (170.5)
Featherweight Feature Bout: Tywan Claxton (146) vs. Jay Jay Wilson (147.9)*
Featherweight Feature Bout: Aaron Pico (145) vs. Solo Hatley, Jr. (145.6)
Completed Preliminary Card:
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Jake Smith (170.3) vs. Mark Lemminger (169.8)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Raufeon Stots (135.6) vs. Cass Bell (135.2)
Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Rudy Schaffroth (259.5) vs. Ras Hylton (247.4)