Tag: featherweight

Bellator Brings Featherweight World Grand Prix to Mohegan Sun Arena

LOS ANGELES (January 9, 2020) – On Friday, March 13, Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. will host Bellator 241, an event featuring TWO quarterfinal matchups of the Featherweight World Grand Prix. In the main event, fans will see a featherweight world title bout with two-division Bellator champion Patricio “Pitbull” (30-4) defending his 145-pound crown…

First Round Matchups Official For Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix

LOS ANGELES – The third edition of Bellator’s World Grand Prix is set to launch with 16 featherweight athletes vying for the 145-pound championship and a one million dollar grand prize. Streaming exclusively on DAZN, the world’s first truly dedicated live sports streaming service, the first round of pairings includes former champions, undefeated elite prospects,…

Salita Promotions Signs Top Featherweight Eric Hunter to a Promotional Contract

(June 14, 2019) – Salita Promotions proudly announces the signing of Philadelphia featherweight contender Eric “The Outlaw” Hunter to a promotional contract. Hunter (21-4, 11 KOs) is a highly skilled technician with 13 years experience as a top contender. Blessed with amazing hand speed, Hunter can fight effectively from both the orthodox and southpaw stances.…

Billel Dib Reacts To WBA Oceania Super Featherweight Title Victory

(April 16, 2019) – Billel Dib continued on his march towards a world title opportunity, as he produced a career-best performance against the tough Rey Juntilla, stopping the game Juntilla in round 8 in a fight that was dominated by the Australian Super Featherweight standout. Dib now solidifies a position in the world top 15…