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Bellator 179 Card: “Baby Slice” Set To Compete

Kevin Ferguson Jr. will attempt to score his first pro MMA win at Bellator 179 this month, taking on D.J. Griffin.

Officials announced the welterweight bout as a late addition to the May 19 lineup from The SSE Arena in London. The card airs via tape-delay in the U.S. on Spike, with Rory MacDonald squaring off against Paul Daley in the main event.

Ferguson, nicknamed “Baby Slice,” is the son of the late Kimbo Slice. He lost his pro debut last year with Bellator via submission.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (Spike TV/9 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Paul Daley

Welterweight: Michael Page vs. Derek Anderson

Light Heavyweight: Liam McGeary vs. Linton Vassell

Heavyweight: Cheick Kongo vs. Augusto Sakai

PRELIMINARY CARD (Bellator.com)

Welterweight: Kevin Ferguson Jr. vs. D.J. Griffin

Lightweight: Jay Dods vs. Alfie Davis

Heavyweight: Rob Beech vs. Stav Economou

Flyweight: Jamie Powell vs. Amir Albazi

Welterweight: Umer Kayani vs. Nathan Jones

Welterweight: Dan Vinni vs. Alex Lohore

Middleweight: Liam Etebar vs. Rafal Cejra Cejrowski

Catchweight: Jeremy Petley vs. Chase Morton

Middleweight: Marcin Prostko vs. Mike Shipman

Bantamweight: Salih Kulucan vs. Diego Barbosa

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