As a way to likely position the two for a meeting in 2018, Bellator officials have added A.J. McKee to the upcoming Bellator 187 card.
McKee will likely serve in the co-main event role on November 10 from Dublin, Ireland against Jeremy Petley. James Gallagher, who has been involved in a verbal feud with McKee, headlines vs. Jeremiah Labiano.
Below is the current fight card:
Bantamweight: James Gallagher vs. Jeremiah Labiano
Featherweight: A.J. McKee vs. Jeremy Petley
Middleweight: Charlie Ward vs. John Redmond