Aaron Pico Pulled From BELLATOR 257 on APRIL 16 Due to ‘Clinical ISSUES’

Aaron Pico (7-3) defeated John de Jesus (13-9) via KO (punch) at 4:12 of round two


A featherweight standoff at Bellator 257 setting Aaron Pico in opposition to Aiden Lee has been delayed.

Bellator president Scott Coker as of late affirmed the news to Insider.

“The fight that ought to happen in April is being pushed back,” Coker said. “[Pico] has some clinical issues that he expected to manage, so now he’s probably being pushed back to the second fight [event] in May, or June.”

Bellator 257 takes place April 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie.


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After a rough beginning to his expert residency, Pico set up some force in 2020, winning three sessions inside the California-based advancement. Most as of late, the 24-year-old Jackson-Wink MMA part took out John de Jesus in the second round at Bellator 252 to run his expert imprint to 7-3.

Britain’s Lee is returning off to-back wins against Damian Frankiewicz and Jeremy Petley under the Bellator pennant.

With the change, the Bellator 257 arrangement presently incorporates:

Champion Vadim Nemkov versus Phil Davis – for light heavyweight title, terrific prix quarterfinal

Corey Anderson versus Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov – terrific prix quarterfinal

Paul Daley versus Sabah Homasi

Veta Arteaga versus Desiree Yanez

Spear Gibson Jr. versus Marcus Surin

Grachnik Bozinyan versus Demarques Jackson

John de Jesus versus Alfred Khashakyan

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