Bellator 258: Archuleta versus Pettis is set to occur on Friday, May 7 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. In the year 2020, Archuleta crushed Patchy Mix by a mysterious choice and was delegated the Bellator MMA Bantamweight champion. The battle among Archuleta and Pettis will be the first of many.
How to Watch Bellator 258
- Date: Friday, May 7, 2021
- Start Time: Prelims start at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT, Main Card starts at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
- Location: Uncasville, CT
- Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
- Live Stream: Showtime
- Prelims Live Stream: Bellator YouTube
The remainder of the card highlights huge match-ups like Michael Page versus Derek Anderson who are battling at a 175 pound catchweight.
Other fan top picks on the card are Lorenz Larkin, Patricky Pitbull and Rafael Carvalho who ventures up on only six days notice to battle Larkin.
Juan “The Spaniard” Archuleta (25-2) makes the primary guard of his BELLATOR MMA Bantamweight World Championship against the consistently extreme Sergio “S.P.” Pettis (20-5) in an energizing five-round headliner. Live from Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, CT.
Juan Archuleta (25-2) acquired then empty bantamweight title by consistent ruling against Patchy Mix in September 2020. Before that he crushed Henry Corrales likewise by UD, and bounced back from the loss endured against Patricio Freire in the quarter-last of featherweight WGP a year sooner.
Sergio Pettis (20-5) is riding the three-win streak. In his past trip last July he scored a consistent ruling against Ricky Bandejas. Before that he submitted Alfred Khashakyan in the first round and took a UD against Tyson Nam.
Bellator 258 Fight Card
Main card (Showtime – 9 p.m. ET)
- (C) Juan Archuleta vs. Sergio Pettis – bantamweight title
- Anthony Johnson vs. Jose “Gugu” Augusto – Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix quarterfinal bout
- Patricky Pitbull vs. Peter Queally
- Michael Page vs. Derek Anderson 175-pound bout
Preliminary card (YouTube – 5:30 p.m. ET)
- Josh Hill vs. Raufeon Stots
- Lorenz Larkin vs. Rafael Carvalho
- Patchy Mix vs. Albert Morales
- Logan Storley vs. Omar Hussein
- Johnny Eblen vs. Daniel Madrid
- Henry Corrales vs. Johnny Campbell
- Weber Almeida vs. Johnny Soto
- Erik Perez vs. Blaine Shutt