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