Bellator 254 Main Event is Illima Lei Macfarlane vs Juliana Velasquez, Macfarlane defending her Bellator Flyweight title. Exciting fight to watch but the Co-Main Event is even more exciting with Magomed Magomedov vs Mattheus Mattos.
Bantamweight fight between two of the best Bantamweight prospects in the world, Making there Bellator debuts.
Magomed Magomedov former ACB Bantamweight Champion, Well known for defeating Petr Yan. 16-1 record at 28 years old. Combat Sambo World Champion at 90kg 2019. Finally get to watch one of the best Bantamweights in the world fighting for one of the best MMA promotions in the world.
“I have 16 victories against top opponents. I’ve never had easy fights, I’ve never had a gimmie fight. All the guys I’ve beaten are top guys,” added Magomedov, who went on to suggest that it’s the same situation for Yan. After all, the UFC champ’s only loss is to Magomedov.https://cagesidepress.com/2020/12/08/bellator-254-magomed-magomedov-yan/
Magomed can compete with the best of the best Bantamweights. Now can fight in the STACKED Bellator Bantamweight division.
Matteus Mattos 12-1-1 record at 28 years old, Former Ultimate Fighter contestant Brazil Season 4. Fought in the ACB promotion, Only loss to Petr Yan which is 100% understandable. Trains at the Pitbull Brothers gym, Training with Patricio Pitbull, Patricky Pitbull, Leandro Higo, Henry Cejudo and coached by Captain America himself Eric Albaraccin.
Learning from two of the best MMA fighters of all time in Cejudo and Patricio Pitbull will help him tremendously moving forward in his Bellator career. Mattos is a very talented fighter and Bellator is lucky to have him.
Mattos looking forward to challenging the only fighter to defeat Petr Yan. Great fight for a Bellator debut, Co main Event Slot.
I think is a good fight for me, I mean he’s a great fighter he’s a guy who’s he is the only one who beat’s Petr Yan.”
“I mean I can’t see this fight to the decisions I want to put pressure on him and and put my aggressive game style impressed and uh I won’t hurt him into his surrenders.” Matteus Mattos
Can’t wait for this fight, Hardcore fans will be tuning in to watch this high level exchange between two of the best Non UFC Bantamweights.