Bellator 279: Cyborg vs. Blencowe 2 is an upcoming blended martial arts tournament produced by means of Bellator MMA that may happen on April 23, 2022, Primary card (Showtime at 10:30 p.m. ET); Prelims (YouTube at 8 p.m. ET) on the Neal S. Blaisdell Area in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. FuboTV
Bellator MMA is ready to go back to Hawaii this April with a completely loaded battle card in tow. The promotion will grasp two occasions within the Aloha State starting with particular tournament for army, veterans and primary responders on Friday, April 22. Then on April 23, Bellator 279 brings some fantastic motion to the cage.
The Bantamweight International Grand Prix kicks off with a couple of matchups within the quarterfinals: department champion Sergio Pettis will tackle good friend and coaching spouse Raufeon Stots whilst Patchy Combine battles former champion Kyoji Horiguchi.
Pettis is coming off the fantastic stoppage of Horiguchi in December the place he used to be shedding the whole lot of the battle till he landed the devastating spinning backfist to position the local of Japan to sleep and retain his name. Stots has been not anything wanting exceptional since becoming a member of the promotion in December 2019, with 5 directly wins that come with a call over emerging contender Magomed Magomedov.
Combine bounced again from a loss for the vacant name to Juan Archuleta in September 2020 to safe a couple of victories forward of the match.
If that wasn’t sufficient, ladies’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is ready to stand Arlene Blecowe in a rematch from October 2020. Plus, local Hawaiian and previous flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane returns to tackle Justine Kish.
All fights are set to happen on the Neal S. Blaisdell Area in Honolulu.