A featherweight division attraction has been added to the upcoming Bellator 187 card as AJ McKee looks to stay undefeated against Jeremy Petley.
MMA Junkie first broke the news of the fight.
McKee (9-0-0) has spent his entire professional MMA career competing in the Bellator MMA promotion, earning notable wins over Blair Tugman, Dominic Mazzotta and Ray Wood. McKee also won seven of eight fights as an amateur MMA fighter, primarily competing in both Knockout Promotions and Get Down Promotions. McKee has earned five of his nine wins as a pro via first round finish, with his latest first round finish taking place at Bellator 178.
Petley (11-8-1) is currently undefeated under the Bellator MMA banner, defeating Chase Morton by unanimous decision at Bellator 179. Petley had lost four straight fights until his Bellator MMA debut, which included a loss to UFC veteran Andre Winner. Petley has also spent a good portion of his MMA career competing in BAMMA, winning three of the eight fights he competed at in the company.
Bellator 187 takes place on Friday, November 10 from the 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland with James Gallagher and Jeremiah Labiano headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Spike TV.