Corey Anderson-Phil Davis Added To Bellator 297 Card

Corey Anderson and Phil Davis will square off at Bellator 297 later this year.

The light heavyweight encounter has been added to the June 16 fight card from Chicago and the Wintrust Arena. The main card airs live on Showtime.

In the main event, Vadim Nemkov defends his light heavyweight title against Yoel Romero. Sergio Pettis will put his bantamweight belt on the line vs. Patricio Pitbull in the co-main event.

Anderson, ranked No. 1 at light heavyweight, reached the finals of the Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix. He was bested by Nemkov and is looking for redemption and another shot.

Davis, a former top contender in the UFC, previously held the Bellator light heavyweight title.



Friday, June 16 — 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT / 6 p.m. PT

Light Heavyweight World Title Bout: C-Vadim Nemkov (16-2) vs. #3-Yoel Romero (15-6)

Bantamweight World Title Bout: C-Sergio Pettis (22-5) vs. C-Patricio “Pitbull” (35-5)

Light Heavyweight Bout: #1-Corey Anderson (16-6) vs. #2-Phil Davis (24-6)

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