A familiar name returns to the Bellator cage

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Here are battle statements that have actually been broken or verified by Mixed Martial Arts Addict for today, March 8-14:

Bellator 257: Veta Arteaga vs. Desiree Yanez

At Bellator 257 on April 16, [autotag]Veta Arteaga[/autotag] (5-4 Mixed Martial Arts, 4-4 BMMA) and [autotag]Desiree Yanez[/autotag] (5-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-0 BMMA) will attempt this once again. The 2 fighters were set up to eliminate at Bellator 250 in October, however the battle was ditched hours prior to the occasion when Arteaga evaluated favorable for COVID-19.

– First reported by Nolan King, March 8 at 2:45 p.m. ET

UFC 262: Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 22: (L-R) Jordan Wright knees Ike Villanueva in their light heavyweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on August 22, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

At UFC 262 on May 15, [autotag]Jamie Pickett[/autotag] (11-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-1 UFC) and [autotag]Jordan Wright[/autotag] (11-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 1-1 UFC), 2 Dana White’s Competitor Series alumni, will satisfy inside the cage. Wright is coming off a loss to Joaquin Buckley while Pickett goes into the battle having actually been beat in his UFC launching versus Tafon Nchukwi in December. – First reported by Nolan King and John Morgan, March 8 at 5:10 p.m. ET

UFC 260: Jared Gooden vs. Abubakar Nurmagomedov

Cousin of Khabib, [autotag]Abubakar Nurmagomedov[/autotag] (15-3-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-1 UFC) goes back to action for the very first time because November 2019. He’ll handle fellow UFC sophomore [autotag]Jared Gooden[/autotag] in a middleweight battle at UFC 260 on March 27. – Battle made main by UFC authorities, March 8 at 9:05 p.m. ET

Bellator 255: Chris Gonzalez vs. Roger Huerta

Roger Huerta

A skilled Mixed Martial Arts veteran, [autotag]Roger Huerta[/autotag] (24-12-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 1-5 BMMA) hasn’t contended because November 2019 when he lost a unanimous choice to Sidney Hooligan. Alternatively, Group Alpha Male’s [autotag]Chris Gonzalez[/autotag] (5-0 Mixed Martial Arts, 4-0 BMMA) has yet to lose in his expert Mixed Martial Arts profession. – Validated by Nolan King, March 8 at 8:46 p.m. ET (initially reported by Mixed Martial Arts Mania)



Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.