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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 242: Bandejas vs. Pettis picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon, Victor Rodriguez, and Eddie Mercado return to break down this week’s Bellator event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. With picks for every bout and Odds for the main card.

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Bellator returns this week for the first time since February with a quick little fight card featuring some fun prospects and a former UFC top contender. In the main event, former top ranked flyweight Sergio Pettis takes center stage after a successful Bellator debut against Alfred Khashakyan back in January. This time he’ll be facing all-action bantamweight Ricky Bandejas, fresh off KO’s of Frans Mlambo and Ahmet Kayretli. Also on the card, is longtime UFC and Strikeforce veteran Jordan Mein, making his Bellator debut, and super-prospect Aaron Pico.

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Here’s a look at the complete Bellator 242 card as it stands right now:

Sergio Pettis vs. Ricky Bandejas - Picks - Zane & Eddie: Pettis, Victor: Bandejas
Jordan Mein vs. Jason Jackson - Picks - Zane & Victor: Mein, Eddie: Jackson?
Ty-wan Claxton vs. Jay Jay Wilson - Picks - Zane & Eddie: Claxton, Victor: Wilson
Aaron Pico vs. Solo Hatley Jr. - Picks - All: Pico

Jake Smith vs. Mark Lemminger - Picks - Eddie & Victor: Lemminger
Raufeon Stots vs. Cass Bell - Picks - Victor: Stots
Rudy Schaffroth vs. Ras Hylton - Picks - Eddie & Victor: Schaffroth

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