Could a strawweight championship be in Bellator MMA’s future?
Undefeated fighter Keri Taylor Melendez discusses her Bellator 252 fight vs. Emilee King, Bellator President Scott Coker possibly creating a strawweight championship, her pending free agency, and juggling life and MMA with her husband, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez! Footage courtesy of and provided by Bellator MMA and BZA PR.
Bellator 252: Pitbull vs. Carvalho takes place Thursday night at the empty Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT and airs live on CBS Sports and DAZN.
Bellator 252 Main Card on CBS Sports Network and DAZN – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
- Featherweight World Grand Prix Quarterfinal Title Main Event: Patricio “Pitbull” (30-4) vs. Pedro Carvalho (11-3)
- Welterweight Co-Main Event: Yaroslav Amosov (24-0) vs. Logan Storley (11-0)
- Featherweight World Grand Prix Quarterfinal Bout: Daniel Weichel (40-11) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (19-4)
Bellator 252 Prelims on CBSSports.com, Bellator MMA’s YouTube Channel, and DAZN – 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT
- Featherweight Bout: Aaron Pico (6-3) vs. John de Jesus (13-8)
- Strawweight Bout: Keri Taylor Melendez (4-0) vs. Emilee King (4-3)
- Lightweight Bout: Manny Muro (11-6) vs. Devin Powell (10-4)
- Bantamweight Bout: Jornel Lugo (4-0) vs. Schyler Sootho (4-0)
- Featherweight Bout: Lucas Brennan (3-0) vs. Andrew Salas (6-4)
- Welterweight Bout: Roman Faraldo (3-0) vs. Pat Casey (6-3)
- Welterweight Bout: Khonry Gracie (2-1) vs. Trevor Gudde (1-1)
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