Bellator 279: Raufeon Stots sleeps Juan Archuleta for period in-between BW title (Video)

Raufeon Stots (Photo by Amy Kaplan)

Raufeon Stots (Photo by Amy Kaplan)

Raufeon Stots sleeps Juan Archuleta for period in-between BW title at Bellator 279.

Raufeon Stots is the unusual Bellator period in-between bantamweight champion after knocking out a earlier champion, Juan Archuleta, at Bellator 279.

Stots and Archuleta went toe-to-toe within the gap minutes of the fight, throwing bombs on the toes with their boxing. The two also battled within the clinch, with each fighters touchdown big blows.

As the tempo began to take up in Round 3, so did Stots’ comfort with his putting. He landed a huge leg kick that caught Archuleta within the pinnacle with his knee, losing him earlier than touchdown highly effective floor-and-pound strikes.

Scrutinize Stots’ knockout below.

Raufeon Stots moves on within the Bellator Bantamweight World Colossal Prix

Archuleta entered Bellator 279 looking out to soar again in a huge intention after losing his bantamweight title to Sergio Pettis at Bellator 258. Old to that, he had earned the then-vacant title over Patchy Combine at Bellator 246.

Archuleta had also challenged for the Bellator featherweight title towards Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire, losing by strategy of a unanimous resolution at Bellator 228. Regardless of previously competing at 145 kilos, he has looked formidable since making the transition to bantamweight.

Stots was once before every part speculated to face his Roufusport MMA teammate Pettis within the gap spherical of the Bellator Bantamweight World Colossal Prix. Nonetheless, Pettis pulled out factual weeks earlier than the fight resulting from a torn ACL he suffered in practising camp.

Stots’ most most up-to-date victories came towards Magomed Magomedov and Josh Hill by strategy of unanimous selections, and he had received 9 in a row overall.

The victory over Archuleta sends Stots to the next spherical of the Bellator Bantamweight World Colossal Prix, as he earns the period in-between bantamweight title at Bellator 279.

Bellator 279: Cris Cyborg vs. Arlene Blencowe 2 took save apart on Friday, April 23, 2022, are residing from the Blaisdell Enviornment in Honolulu, HI. Note alongside with FanSided MMA for all of your records and highlights.

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