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'Star of the night': Scott Coker marvels at Aaron Pico's growth after Bellator 260 win
UNCASVILLE, Conn. – is ready take on top contenders again, and Bellator president Scott Coker finds it hard to disagree with him. Pico (8-3 MMA, 8-3 BMMA) notched his fourth consecutive win when he submitted Aiden Lee in the third round Friday at Bellator 260,…Pico (8-3 MMA, 8-3 BMMA) notched his fourth consecutive win when he submitted Aiden Lee in the third round Friday at Bellator 260, which took place at Mohegan Sun Arena.
takes place Friday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie.
In the main event, welterweight champion Douglas Lima (32-8 MMA, 14-4 BMMA) puts his title on the line against the unbeaten Yaroslav Amosov (25-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA). In the co-feature, Paul Daley (43-17-2 MMA, 9-4 BMMA) takes on Jason Jackson (14-4 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) in a 175-pound contract weight fight.
Snatching necks: Relive the best guillotine choke submissions in Bellator history
Perhaps MMA's most underappreciated submission, the guillotine choke is simple yet effective. Since the promotion's conception, there have been a handful of guillotine submissions in Bellator that have stood out from the rest. Whether from the magnitude of the fight or…Since the promotion’s conception, there have been a handful of guillotine submissions in Bellator that have stood out from the rest. Whether from the magnitude of the fight or the slickness of jumping for a “guilly,” Bellator recently whittled down its list and compiled a highlight reel of all of its best guillotine choke submissions.
Official Bellator 260 results include:
MAIN CARD (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)Champ Douglas Lima vs. Yaroslav Amosov – for welterweight title Paul Daley vs. Jason Jackson – 175-pound contract weight Aiden Lee vs. Aaron Pico Demarques Jackson vs. Mark Lemminger
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 6 p.m. ET)Levan Chokheli vs. Kyle Crutchmer Tywan Claxton vs. Justin Gonzales Bobby King vs. Nick Newell Lucas Brennan vs. Matthew Skibicki – 150-pound contract weight Amanda Bell vs. Marina Mokhnatkina Alex Polizzi vs. Gustavo Trujillo MORE:
UFC 263 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media .
Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms. Fighters interact with fans, each other and many more through the…Fighters interact with fans, each other and many more through the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, which helps outsiders get a deeper look into the minds of the athletes.