Chris Cyborg and Sergio Pettis to defend titles at Bellator 279

Chris Cyborg and Sergio Pettis to defend titles at Bellator 279

On April 22 and 23, Bellator will host another dual show in Hawaii, which will see the start of the Bellator Bantamweight Grand Prix with champion Sergio Pettis, and Chris “Cyborg” Justino will defend his featherweight title again.

The formidable Brazilian will face Arlene Blencoe, whom she finished with a rear-naked choke in the second round in October 2020, while Pettis will defend the championship belt against Raufjon Stots in the quarterfinal grand prix match.

Both title matches will be part of the Bellator 279 tournament on April 23rd. As for the Bellator 278 tournament, which is scheduled for April 22, representatives of the organization have not yet announced a single match of this event.

In addition, former Bellator Flyweight Champion Ilima-Lei MacFarlane will face Justine Kish at Bellator 279, while Kyoji Horiguchi and Patchi Mix will compete for another ticket to the semi-finals of the Bantamweight Grand Prix.

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