Bellator 255 Pitbull vs Sanchez 2
Bellator 255 is expected to take place on April 2, 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The event will be the Bellator's first in 2021 following a four-month break after Bellator 254.
This will be the first Bellator event to air live on the Showtime network, and it will be the first MMA event to air on Showtime since Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine on January 12, 2013. The event will be headlined by the semi-final of the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix Tournament in a rematch between the current champion Patricio Freire and Emmanuel Sanchez. Freire won the last bout at Bellator 209 via unanimous decision.
Featherweight / Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix Semi-Final / Patricio Freire (c) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez