The main event of Bellator 258 is headlining the fight between the Bellator Bantamweight champion Juan Archuleta and the number one Bellator Bantamweight fighter Sergio Pettis. Here is the Juan Archuleta vs Sergio Pettis Preview and Prediction.
Bellator 258: Juan Archuleta vs Sergio Pettis Preview
Juan Archuleta is one of the greatest Bellator fighters who is currently ranked number 5 in the Bellator pound-for-pound rankings. He only lost one fight in Bellator since his debut in the promotion in March 2018.
His only loss came against the Bellator two-division champion Patricio Freire at Bellator 228. In his last fight against Patchy Mix at Bellator 246, he won the vacant Bellator Bantamweight title and this is going to be his first title defense.
Sergio Pettis is one of the greatest Bantamweight fighters in the world. He has been fighting with UFC since 2013 and won against many great fighters such as Brandon Moreno, Joseph Benavidez and his last fight for UFC was against Tyson Nam in September 2019.
After this, he was released by UFC and Bellator signed him. Pettis made his Bellator debut against Alfred Khashakyan at Bellator 238 and his last win came against Ricky Bandejas on Bellator 242. This win catapulted him to number one in the rankings and he won the title shot.
Bellator 258: Juan Archuleta vs Sergio Pettis Prediction
The Bellator Bantamweight champion Juan Archuleta is the fans favorite to win this fight with betting odds of -165 in his favor against Sergio Pettis who is coming in this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +135 in his favor.
This fight is going to be a war between two of the best strikers of the Bellator Bantamweight division that can go either way.
Predicted Result: Juan Archuleta def Sergio Pettis