The Bellator cage heads to the Windy City this Friday night with a 16-fight card ready to rock the Wintrust Arena in Chicago.
Scott Coker on Roberto Souza replacing AJ McKee in Bellator Lightweight GP: ‘He is going to get tested’
Scott Coker had to react swiftly during fight week in Saitama following the news of AJ McKee's enforced withdrawal from his Bellator Lightweight World Grand Prix quarter-final bout with Patricky Pitbull. And the Bellator president declared himself happy with the replacement fighter drafted in to replace the former featherweight champ.
Bellator has secured the continued services of one of the biggest stars on their roster with the news that AJ McKee has signed a new contract with the promotion.
AJ McKee is all set to play a starring role for Team Bellator when he steps into the main event spotlight at the special Bellator vs. Rizin event in Saitama on New Year's Eve.
Patricio Pitbull added to his impressive legacy under the Bellator banner by successfully defending his featherweight title at Bellator 286, but the manner of his performance against Hungarian challenger Adam Borics did little to entertain the fans in Long Beach, California.
The title fighters set for action at Bellator 286 arrived for weigh-in day on weight and ready for their featherweight title clash in Long Beach, California.