A key bantamweight clash has been added to Bellator 258.
Former Bellator bantamweight title challenger Patchy Mix is put of abode to come to a decision on James Gallagher at Bellator 258 on Would possibly per chance likely per chance 7. MMA Junkie confirmed the news with people with knowledge of the booking following an initial anecdote by MMA DNA.
Mix (13-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) most currently fought in September 2020 at Bellator 246, the put he lost a unanimous decision to Juan Archuleta for the Bellator 135-pound title. The 27-year-extinct became undefeated entering the championship fight.
Gallagher (11-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) hasn’t competed since this past October. The Irish prospect fought in the first match of Bellator Europe 9 in Milan, Italy, and submitted Cal Ellenor with a rear-bare choke. The 24-year-extinct is on a four-fight a hit traipse since struggling his first professional defeat with a first-round knockout to Ricky Bandejas in 2018.
At Bellator 258, bantamweight champion Archuleta will defend his title for the first time against Sergio Pettis in the first match.