Brick Resident Fighting MMA Main Event On TV Tonight
Brick local, Ricky Bandejas will be fighting in the main event tonight on the Paramount Network at 10p for Bellator MMA Live #242 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut
Bandejas is 13-3-0 in the Bantamweight Division, and is taking on Sergio Pettis who is 19-5-0.
Due to the Coronvirus pandemic, tonight's fights will be taking place in an empty arena.
It's Rick Bandejas first time fight with no audience in the building according to Jersey Shore Online
Other fights featured on Bellator MMA Live #242 are:
- Welterweight Division: Jason Jackson 11-4-0 vs. Jordan Mein 31-12-0
- Featherweight Division: Tywan Claxton 6-1-0 vs. Jay Jay Wilson 4-0-0
- Featherweight Division: Aaron Pico 5-3-0 vs. Solo Hatley Jr. 8-2-0
Toms River native, Frankie Edgar was supposed to fight for the UFC back on July 15 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, but the fight was canceled due to his opponent Pedro Munhoz tested positive for Coronavirus.
Frankie Edgar is awaiting his next opponent which has not been determined as of yet.