The Bellator MMA bantamweight title is on the line tonight (Friday, May 7) from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
In the main event of Bellator 258, reigning champion Juan Archuleta takes on former UFC contender Sergio Pettis. The co-main event is former UFC title challenger Anthony Johnson against short notice replacement Jose Augusto, with the winner facing Vadim Nemkov in the Bellator LHW GP semifinals.
Rounding out the main card is Bellator lightweight contender Patricky Freire against Peter Queally, while welterweight striker Michael Page takes on veteran Derek Anderson in the opener.
It all starts with a free live stream of the prelims at the top of the page at 5:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT. Showtime has the main card at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT. You can watch the main card on Bellator’s YouTube channel if you live in Canada or in other international jurisdictions. BBC iPlayer has this card for streaming in the United Kingdom.
Main Card (9 PM ET, Showtime)
Sergio Pettis def. Juan Archuleta by unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46) to become the new Bellator bantamweight champion
Anthony Johnson def. Jose Augusto by KO (punches) at 1:30 of round 2
Peter Queally def. Patricky Freire by TKO (cut) at :01 of round 3
Michael Page def. Derek Anderson by TKO (broken nose) at 5:00 of round 1
Preliminary Card (5:30 PM ET, Online)
Raufeon Stots def. Josh Hill via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lorenz Larkin def. Rafael Carvalho via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Patchy Mix def. Albert Morales via submission (arm triangle) at 2:40 of round 3
Johnny Eblen def. Daniel Madrid via KO (punches) at 2:44 of round 1
Johnny Campbell def. Henry Corrales via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:12 of round 2
Johnny Soto def. Weber Almeida via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Erik Perez def. Blaine Shutt via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)