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Raymond Daniels vs. Pete Stanonik rematch set for April 16.
A smashing welterweight bout has been added tobetween turned MMA fighter and Pete Stanonik FanSided MMA can exclusively report. The card is just weeks away and is headlined by the Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix bout between reigning champion, Vadim Nemkov and hopeful, Phil Davis.
Daniels and Stanonik faced off once before when they met in the cage at Bellator 245 in September 2020. Their bout was cut short when an unintentional groin kick from Daniels incapacitated Stanonik. The bout was called a no contest.
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Former Bellator women’s featherweight champion has her next fight officially booked. Canada’s Budd (14-3 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) will take on Dana White’s Contender Series alumnus in a 145-pound bout on the Bellator 257 prelims. The fight was previously reported by Combate as being scheduled for Bellator 256 on Friday. However, a promotion official informed MMA Junkie on Tuesday that the bout will be contested on April 16 instead. Budd, 37, most recently competed at Bellator 244 in August when she defeated Jessy Miele by unanimous decision. The fight was her first since she lost the women’s 145-pound title to Cris Cyborg in January 2020.
"We're good to go y'all," Stanonik. "I'm at the hospital. My d-ck is cleared. Everything is (cleared). I just got a contusion in my groin. We're Gucci now. I've got my ride waiting."
It seems they have agreed to run it back and will appear on the April 16 card in Uncasville, CT.
Prior to their bout, Daniels had back-to-back wins with two first round finishes to his name. Stanonik, who also has a kickboxing an Muay Thai background had a win at LFA before entering Bellator.
Bellator 257 takes place on Friday, April 16, 2021, live from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. Follow along with FanSided for all your live news and highlights.
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