A featherweight division attraction is the latest addition to Bellator 182 as AJ McKee is going to be in action against Blair Tugman.
McKee (8-0-0) has spent his entire professional MMA career in Bellator MMA fighter and he’s the son of UFC veteran Antonio McKee. McKee is going to be competing for the third time in 2017, as he has previously defeated Brandon Phillips and Dominic Mazzotta this year. McKee has only seen two of his eight professional MMA fights go the distance and five of his wins came by first round finish.
Tugman (10-6-0) has won five of eight fights under the Bellator MMA banner, most notably defeating Tm English and Walter Smith-Cotito. Tugman also enters the fight riding a three fight winning streak and hasn’t suffered a defeat in just over two years. Tugman has yet to earn any of his pro MMA wins by KO/TKO and he has also yet to be finished as a pro by KO/TKO.
Bellator 182 takes place on Friday, 25 from the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York with Andrey Koreshkov and Chidi Njokuani headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Spike TV.