“The Spaniard” Juan Archuleta tested against the Peruvian Enrique Barzola in a three round battle. Some people were counting him out but proved people wrong staying strong in the third round.
Winning by unanimous decision. #3 Bantamweight ranking remains and potentially replacing Magomedov’s Semi Finals Grand Prix spot at Bellator 289.
Ready as ever for the upcoming Bellator events. Waiting for his manager to give him a future fight.
Bellator 286 Post Fight interview
“I’m ready for December, Ready for January, Ready for February, Hell I’m ready for Italy. ” Juan Archuleta
Redeeming himself from Grand Prix Quarter-Final loss against Raufeon Stots, Second chances rare to come by Juan Archuleta must take advantage of the opportunity.
Archuleta main training partner for TJ Dillashaw, Helping him training for his Title Fight. Juan remains in shape, Easier weight cut down to 135 pounds with early notice for November or December card.
“Luckily I get out to train with TJ the next couple weeks to get him ready for his next fight, I’ll still be in the gym no matter what. ” Juan Archuleta interview with Post Fight Interview Mike Bohn
Scott Coker discussed backstage with Juan about Magomedov having to pull out because of the issues in Russia. Semi-Final matchup possibly Patchy Mix vs Juan Archuleta.
Second fight with Mix as Archuleta won by unanimous decision in that fight at Bellator 245. Mix coming off BIGGEST Win against Kyoji Horiguchi. All the confidence in the world looking for revenge against the “Spaniard” Juan Archuleta.