Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-12-03, Sergio Pettis vs Kyoji Horiguchi gets four stars thanks to a spectacular finish: this is one of the best mma fights of the year 2021!
Horiguchi vs Pettis is the main event of Bellator 272 and it is valid for the Bellator bantamweight title (Pettis’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Sergio Pettis record
The black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and current Bellator Bw champion Sergio Pettis entered this fight with a professional mma record of 21-5-0 (33% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 bantamweight in the world.
He lost two consecutive bouts in 2018, against Jussier Formiga (Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Sergio Pettis) and Rob Font (Sergio Pettis vs Rob Font), but then he has won four matches defeating Ricky Bandejas (Ricky Bandejas vs Sergio Pettis) and Juan Archuleta in his last two (Juan Archuleta vs Sergio Pettis).
Kyoji Horiguchi record
His opponent, the black belt in karate, former Bellator and current Rizin Bw champ Kyoji Horiguchi, has an official record of 29-3-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.18 in the bantamweight division.
He beat Darrion Caldwell in 2019 (Kyoji Horiguchi vs Darrion Caldwell 2) but then he facd twice Kai Asakura losing the first fight and winning the rematch (Kai Asakura vs Kyoji Horiguchi 2).
Bellator 272 info
Event: Bellator 272: Pettis vs. Horiguchi
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: bantamweight (118 lbs, 53.5 kg)
Title: Bellator Bantamweight World Championship
Bellator 272 fight card
Here is the Bellator 272 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Sergio Pettis vs Kyoji Horiguchi
Emmanuel Sanchez vs Jeremy Kennedy
Josh Hill vs Jared Scoggins
Johnny Eblen vs Collin Huckbody
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on Youtube and Pluto TV)
Alexandr Shabliy vs Bobby King
Kai Kamaka III vs John de Jesus
Levan Chokheli vs Vinicius de Jesus
Justin Montalvo vs Jacob Bohn
Killys Mota vs Mike Hamel
Spike Carlyle vs Dan Moret
Oliver Enkamp vs Kyle Crutchmer
Bellator 272 countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of Sergio Pettis vs Kyoji Horiguchi countdown, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Bellator 272 weigh-in
Watch the video of Bellator 272: Pettis vs Horiguchi weigh-in from the official Bellator Mma Youtube channel!
Pettis vs Horiguchi full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Kyoji Horiguchi vs Sergio Pettis as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
SPOILER – Official highlights
Pettis vs Horiguchi result
Sergio Pettis defeated Kyoji Horiguchi via KO (spinning backfist) at 3:24, round 4.