Danny Sabatello vs. Johnny Campbell slated for Bellator 264

Danny Sabatello reacts after his victory over Taylor Moore in their bantamweight fight during Dana White’s Contender Series season four, week nine at UFC APEX on November 10, 2020. | Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLCOne of Bellator’s more intriguing bantamweight prospects will look to continue his winning ways next month when Danny Sabatello meets Johnny Campbell at Bellator 264. MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck confirmed the booking Thursday following an initial report by Cageside Press. Sabatello (10-1) will aim to build off his successful Bellator debut over former UFC contender Brett Johns. The 28-year-old has won five consecutive fights including a decision win over Taylor Moore in 2020 on a Dana White’s Contender Series event. Campbell (21-13), likewise, hopes to continue his hot start in Bellator after submitting Henry Corrales via second-round rear-naked choke in May. Campbell has won six of his last seven fights and holds a notable win over current UFC bantamweight Kris Moutinho from 2019. Bellator 264 takes places on August 13 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The event is headlined by a middleweight championship bout between Gegard Mousasi and John Salter.

Danny Sabatello vs. Johnny Campbell slated for Bellator 264
Danny Sabatello reacts after his victory over Taylor Moore in their bantamweight fight during Dana White’s Contender Series season four, week nine at UFC APEX on November 10, 2020. | Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC

One of Bellator’s more intriguing bantamweight prospects will look to continue his winning ways next month when Danny Sabatello meets Johnny Campbell at Bellator 264.

MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck confirmed the booking Thursday following an initial report by Cageside Press.

Sabatello (10-1) will aim to build off his successful Bellator debut over former UFC contender Brett Johns. The 28-year-old has won five consecutive fights including a decision win over Taylor Moore in 2020 on a Dana White’s Contender Series event.

Campbell (21-13), likewise, hopes to continue his hot start in Bellator after submitting Henry Corrales via second-round rear-naked choke in May. Campbell has won six of his last seven fights and holds a notable win over current UFC bantamweight Kris Moutinho from 2019.

Bellator 264 takes places on August 13 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

The event is headlined by a middleweight championship bout between Gegard Mousasi and John Salter.

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Esther Lin, MMA FightingA pair of longtime veterans will collide on Jorge Masvidal’s second bare-knuckle MMA event, as a featherweight bout Rob Emerson vs. Charles Bennett is official for September 11. Gamebred Fighting Championship matchmaker Dean Toole announced the fight Thursday. Emerson (20-14, 1 NC) hasn’t competed since a first-round submission loss to Dileno Lopes at an ACA event in late 2019. A veteran of the UFC, Bellator, and cast member of “The Ultimate Fighter 5,” the 39-year-old Emerson has lost three of his last four bouts dating back to 2017. Bennett (30-42-2) has not won a fight 2016. Since that time, he’s lost a combined 15 consecutive bouts between MMA and bare-knuckle boxing. Most recently, the 41-year-old suffered a first-round submission loss to Jason Knight at Gamebred Fighting Championship’s inaugural event in June. GFC 2 is slated to take place at the Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, Mississippi. The event will air live on the Bareknuckle.tv app. UFC welterweight Masvidal serves as the promotion’s CEO.

Rob Emerson vs. ‘Felony’ Charles Bennett booked for second Gamebred Fighting Championship event
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A pair of longtime veterans will collide on Jorge Masvidal’s second bare-knuckle MMA event, as a featherweight bout Rob Emerson vs. Charles Bennett is official for September 11.

Gamebred Fighting Championship matchmaker Dean Toole announced the fight Thursday.

Emerson (20-14, 1 NC) hasn’t competed since a first-round submission loss to Dileno Lopes at an ACA event in late 2019.

A veteran of the UFC, Bellator, and cast member of “The Ultimate Fighter 5,” the 39-year-old Emerson has lost three of his last four bouts dating back to 2017.

Bennett (30-42-2) has not won a fight 2016. Since that time, he’s lost a combined 15 consecutive bouts between MMA and bare-knuckle boxing.

Most recently, the 41-year-old suffered a first-round submission loss to Jason Knight at Gamebred Fighting Championship’s inaugural event in June.

GFC 2 is slated to take place at the Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, Mississippi. The event will air live on the Bareknuckle.tv app. UFC welterweight Masvidal serves as the promotion’s CEO.

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