Sergio Pettis (image by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)
Bellator 242 saw Sergio Pettis, Aaron Pico, Jay Jay Wilson, and Jason Jackson all win, so here’s who they need to deal with next.
Bellator 242 is over and that suggests it’s time to bust out the fantasy-booker hat and start choosing which of the victors from the main card get who. Sergio Pettis currently got his next battle lined up thanks to his battle being a de facto top competitor battle. Jay Jay Wilson, Jason Jackson, and Aaron Pico were likewise part of Bellator’s first card back and all made declarations.
Wilson and Pico remain in the exact same weight class, however it’s best to hold back on those 2 potential customers till you can make some real money off of it. Pico has actually gotten himself back on track and had a magnificent getaway at Bellator242 Wilson, on the other hand, showed he was for real, even if he almost lost his battle. As for Jason Jackson, he dealt with an extremely game opposition and revealed he may be more all set for big chances.
These battle choices have actually been selected to not just enhance the next best strategy however likewise to see if they have what it takes to warrant more chances up the card.
Possible next challengers for the winners of Bellator 242
Next Opponent: Winner of Juan Archuleta vs. Patrick Mix
Serio Pettis’ next opponent has actually currently been selected for him thanks to his win over Ricky Bandejas. It was revealed that the winner of Bellator 242’s main event would be the first opposition for the freshly crowned Bellator bantamweightchampionship The battle to crown a brand-new champ will see unbeaten Patrick Mix handling perhaps the best bantamweight in Bellator history to never ever be champ in Juna Archuleta. Pettis will have to handle among them, and honestly, they’re both frightening matches.
Next Opponent: Joey Davis
Jason Jackson had a great win over Jordan Mein. Jackson’s now battled versus 2 of the best in his weight class in Mein and Ed Ruth. He lost versus Ruth. If Jackson desires to show he necessitates a title shot ultimately, he has to offer with excellent skill and win. That’s where unbeaten Joey Davis entersplay The 26- year-old is unbeaten however hasn’t had the leading name-brand level skill you ‘d like to see. Jackson would be an excellent match for Davis, and the winner would definitely look more like a title competitor.
Jay Jay Wilson
Next Opponent: Henry Corrales
Jay Jay Wilson might have discovered himself even more up the Bellator rankings than he anticipated. Wilson won a hard battle versus Tywan Claxton and showed he can hang with a few of Bellator’s best. If he’s going to get traction in the featherweight division, he has actually got to take on the best in thedivision Go Into Henry Corrales, among Bellator’s most streaky of fighters. He’s 5-5 in Bellator however had a three-fight losing streak, a five-fight winning streak, and now he’s on a two-fight losing streak once again. A win over Corralaes makes Wilson appearance like a practical fighter in the division, while a win over Corrales gets him back in talks for a chance at the leading men in the division.
Next Opponent: Derek Campos
The Aaron Pico scare is over. He’s back to his winning methods and doing it in the style numerous figured he would; with his grappling. Pico subbed Chris Hatley Jr. early into the first-round, his first submission success of his profession. After falling for his knockout power, Pico got rocked in 2 back-to- back battles. One to Corrales early in the first, and the second to Adam Borics through TKO. Pico requires to beat quality men, and possibly one-day rematches remain in order, however first Pico must test himself versus Derek Campos. Campos is 1-4 in his last 5 and primed for Pico to choose him apart and get a great win to his resume.
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