Bellator 242: Bandejas vs Pettis Results
Bellator 242 went down on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The promotion’s first event in five months saw Sergio Pettis beat Ricky Bandajas comfortably via unanimous decision. The 26 year old will now fight the winner of Patrick Mix and Juan Archuleta, for the bantamweight title. In the co-main event, Jason Jackson dominated Jordan Mein for three rounds to earn a unanimous decision win.
Elsewhere on the Bellator 242 main card, Jay Jay Wilson beat Tywan Claxton via a razor close split decision in the featherweight division, to stay unbeaten after six professional bouts. And Aaron Pico got his first submission win of his career, beating Solo Hatley Jr. via a first round rear naked choke.
Official results from Bellator 242:
Bantamweight: Sergio Pettis defeats Ricky Bandejas via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Welterweight: Jason Jackson defeats Jordan Mein via unanimous decision (30-27)
Featherweight: Jay Jay Wilson defeats Tywan Claxton via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 30-27)
Featherweight: Aaron Pico defeats Solo Hatley Jr. via first round rear naked choke submission (2:10)
Welterweight: Mark Lemminger defeats Jake Smith via second round TKO (4:46)
Bantamweight: Raufeon Stots defeats Cass Bell via third round rear naked choke submission (1:24)
Heavyweight: Ras Hylton defeats Rudy Schaffroth via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Bellator returns in two weeks, with Bellator 243, which will feature the Michael Chandler vs Benson Henderson rematch in the main event and a heavyweight clash between Matt Mitrione and Timothy Johnson in the co-main event.