Aaron Pico has been forced out of his scheduled fight against Aiden Lee, which was set to go down at Bellator 257 event on April 16, 2021. According to a report from Insider, the fight will be pushed back a month or two in order for Pico to take care of some medical issues.
“The fight that was supposed to happen in April is being pushed back,” Scott Coker said. “[Pico] has some medical issues that he had to take care of, so now he’s probably being pushed back to the second fight [event] in May, or June.”
Pico is on a three-fight win streak and was most recently seen defeating John de Jesus via knockout at Bellator 252 in Nov. 2020. As for Lee, he is currently enjoying a two-fight win streak and was last seen defeating Jeremy Petley in Sept. 2020 to bring his record to 2-1 inside the Bellator cage.
Bellator 257 will be headlined by a 205-pound title fight between division kingpin, Vadim Nemkov, taking on Phil Davis in the opening round of the Light Heavyweight Grand Prix. In the co-main event, Corey Anderson takes on Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov in another Grand Prix bout.
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