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Sergio Pettis vs Kyoji Horiguchi bantamweight title fight booked for Bellator 272 on Dec. 3 – MMA Root



Sergio Pettis vs Kyoji Horiguchi bantamweight title fight booked for Bellator 272 on Dec. 3

A highly intriguing bantamweight title fight has been booked for the upcoming Bellator 272 event on December 3, 2021, when division champion Sergio Pettis is tasked with defending his title against Kyoji Horiguchi, according to a report. from CBSSports.com.

Horiguchi, the current RIZIN bantamweight champion, signed with Bellator earlier this year. He initially won the RIZIN title in December 2018. After vacating it due to injury, he then won the division title for Bellator six months later by defeating Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 222. After vacating that title, he won the championship. from RIZIN again 18 months later.

Pettis, meanwhile, put the cherry on top of his good start at Bellator with a dominating win over former champion Juan Archuleta at Bellator 258 last summer. The victory was the fourth in a row for “The Phenom,” the third in the Bellator cage.

With a perfect record (3-0) under the Bellator banner, Pettis is now seeking his first title defense against one of the best 135-pound fighters in the game this December at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

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