Patricio “Pitbull” vs. Adam Borics Set For Bellator 286

The Featherweight Title fight is coming!

Bellator announced that Patricio “Pitbull” will defend his Featherweight Championship against Adam Borics on October 1st on Showtime as they headline Bellator 286. The event is co-headlined by AJ McKee making his lightweight debut in his hometown of Long Beach, California against Spike Carlyle. Bellator put out an official press release for the event.

LONG BEACH ARENA TO HOST HOMECOMING BOUT FOR THE ‘562’ AREA CODE’S OWN AJ MCKEE, AS HE MOVES UP TO LIGHTWEIGHT AGAINST ‘THE ALPHA GINGER’ SPIKE CARLYLE

LOS ANGELES — BELLATOR MMAfeatherweight kingpin and No. 1-ranked pound-for-pound fighter Patricio “Pitbull” (33-5 MMA, 21-5 BMMA) defends his World Championship against surging Hungarian Adam Borics (18-1, 9-1 BMMA) as the main event of BELLATOR 286 onSaturday, October 1 at The Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, Calif. In an eye-popping co-main event, Long Beach’s native son AJ McKee (18-1 MMA, 18-1 BMMA) will make his lightweight debut, as the former 145-pound champion takes on Spike Carlyle (14-3, 1-0 BMMA), who rides a 5-fight wave of winning momentum into the high profile co-main event.

The main card of BELLATOR 286: Pitbull vs. Borics will air LIVE on SHOWTIME at 10:00 pm EST, while the preliminary portion of the event will air free-to-watch beginning at 7:00 PM ET on the BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel, the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel, and Pluto TV. A bantamweight tilt featuring undefeated former LFA champion Richard Palencia (10-0) versus Cee Jay Hamilton (15-9) is confirmed for the undercard.

Tickets for the massive event in Southern California will go on sale Friday, August 12 with a special presale the day prior, and can be purchased Bellator.com and Ticketmaster.com.

– Bellator

The event will be live on SHOWTIME at 10PM est with the prelims starting at 7PM est on Bellator’s Youtube channel on October 1st.

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