Bellator is headed back to Chicago, and two title fights are coming with it. The promotion has booked Bellator 297 for June 16 at Wintrust Arena where light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov (16-2 MMA, 8-0 BMMA) will face Yoel Romero (15-6 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) in the night’s headliner. In the co-main event, featherweight champion Patricio Freire (35-5 MMA, 23-5 BMMA) drops to bantamweight to challenge 135-pound titleholder Sergio Pettis (22-5 MMA, 9-5 BMMA). Promotion officials confirmed the news to MMA Junkie on Monday after an initial report by NBC Sports Chicago


Bellator 297 heads to Chicago with Vadim Nemkov vs. Yoel Romero, Sergio Pettis vs. Patricio Pitbull – MMA Junkie

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