Bellator’s schedule in the second half of the year is picking up steam after multiple new fights were announced in recent days.
The promotion rolled out three new headlining bouts as well as a marquee rematch with Ryan Bader (27-5 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) vs. Cheick Kongo (30-10-2 MMA, 12-2 BMMA) for the heavyweight title at Bellator 226, a featherweight title bout/grand prix opening round matchup between Patricio Freire (29-4 MMA, 17-4 BMMA) and Juan Archuleta (23-1 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) as well as Lyoto Machida (26-8 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) vs. Gegard Mousasi (45-7-2 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) at Bellator 228, then Andrey Koreshkov (22-3 MMA, 13-3 BMMA) vs. Lorenz Larkin (20-7 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) at Bellator 229.
Which one of the recent bookings is most captivating? That was the question for the latest MMA Junkie Radio daily debate.
Check out the poll results below, as well as the debate video above (via Twitter):
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: Daily Debate results: Which recently announced Bellator fight are you most excited for?