Bellator has some great fights to make in 2020 and in the next couple years, Attract potentially millions of viewers with specific fights such as…
Douglas Lima vs Gegard Mousasi
Douglas Lima Bellator Welterweight Champion, Impressively defeated Rory MacDonald. Defeated Lorenz Larkin, Paul Daley and Andrey Koreshkov. Lima wants to move up to Middleweight and challenge Gegard Mousasi for the Bellator Middleweight Title.
Lima vs Mousasi was scheduled for Bellator 242 but the coronavirus postponed that. On paper Mousasi vs Lima is one of the best fights to schedule in the MMA world. Douglas Lima looking to build his legacy by defeating one of the best Middleweights in the world.
Mousasi can show the world he still one of the best Middleweights by defeating a welterweight in the prime of his career.
Ryan Bader vs Vadim Nemkov
Ryan Bader greatest decision he’s ever made was signing with Bellator, Bellator Champ Champ. Defeating Fedor Emelianenko, Phil Davis and King Mo.
Vadim Nemkov is next in line to challenge Ryan Bader for the Bellator Lightweight Heavyweight title. Nemkov is 27 years old, The next young hungry lion to become the Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion. Take the throne from Ryan Bader. 11-2 record, Wins over Phil Davis, Phillipe Lins, Liam McGeary.
Nemkov is one of the best young Light Heavyweights in the world. The future for Bellator.
Sergio Pettis vs James Gallagher
Sergio Pettis signed with Bellator, 1-0 with Bellator. Pettis because of his last name and being a talented fighter can challenge for the vacant Bantamweight Title. James Gallagher is one of the rising stars in Bellator, Well known for training at SBG Ireland with Conor McGregor.
James Gallagher needs a tough fight and to see if he really has what it takes, Fighting Sergio Pettis will be a real test.
Pettis vs Gallagher in San Jose or Dublin for the Bellator Bantamweight title.
Lima vs Yaroslav Amosov
Douglas Lima after challenging for the Bellator Middleweight Title, Defend his Bellator Welterweight title against Yaroslav Amosov. Yaroslav Amosov impressed the hell out of me with a grappling performance against Ed Ruth.
Yaroslav Amosov 23-0 record 4-0 with Bellator, Wins over Gerald Harris, Erick Silva, David Rickels, Roberto Soldic( KSW Welterweight Champion). Amosov is not even in his prime and he’s one of the best Bellator Welterweights.
Amosov vs Lima will be a fantastic fight to watch.
Machida vs Anatoly Tokov
Lyoto Machida is a legend, Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Machida 41 years old now, However still a great fighter defeated Chael Sonnen and Rafael Carvalho. Passing the torch moment, Building up the profile of Anatoly Tokov. Tokov is 30 years old with a 29-3 record.
Anatoly Tokov trains with Fedor. Wins over Gerald Harris and Alexander Shlemenko. Fight against Machida will put him over.
Machida vs Tokov can be a main card for Bellator, Headlining event. I’d love to watch this fight in 2020.
Kyoji Horiguchi vs Sergio Pettis
Kyoji Horiguchi was the Rizin and Bellator Bantamweight Champion, Lost to Kai Asakura. Kyoji in 2020 will look to return and become the Rizin Bantamweight Champion again.
Bellator and Rizin have a cross promotion partnership. Sergio Pettis can fly over to Tokyo and represent Bellator. Pettis maybe challenge Kyoji Horiguchi for the Rizin Bantamweight Title.
Tofiq Musaev vs Michael Chandler
Tofiq Musaev won the Rizin Lightweight Grand Prix by defeating Patricio Pitbull in the final. Tofiq Musaev is one of the best Lightweights not fighting in the UFC and now it’s Michael Chandler’s turn to fight Tofiq Musaev.
Michael Chandler defeats this rising Lightweight from Rizin, That will be a significant win his MMA career.
Sign me up to watch Tofiq Musaev vs Michael Chandler.
Patricio Pitbull vs Juan Archuleta
Juan Archuleta trains with TJ Dillashaw, Aaron Pico. Coached by MMA nerd Duane Ludwig. Juan is 6-1 with Bellator, Only loss is to Patricio Pitbull. Juan Archuleta is one of the best Featherweights that Bellator has.
When the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix is over, If Patricio Pitbull loses to Pedro Carvalho than schedule a fight Patricio Pitbull vs Juan Archuleta.
Pitbull might win again but don’t underestimate Juan Archuleta, He’s defeated Ricky Bandejas, Eduardo Dantas and Henry Corrales,
Illima – Lei Macfarlane vs Juliana Velasquez
Illima Lei Macfarlane is one of the best flyweights in the world, Bellator Flyweight Champion. One of the most underrated fighters on the Bellator roster. Juliana Velasquez 10-0, 5-0 with Bellator. Might be the toughest fight on paper for Ilima- Lei Macfarlane.
Intriguing fight to watch that can headline a Bellator event, Main Card slot fight.