On Saturday September 12 Archuleta, a former Sultana High School and Purdue University wrestler will be fighting for the Bellator Bantamweight (135lb) Title. Archuleta (24-2) will take on undefeated Patrick Mix (13-0). Archueta will be dropping down a weight class for this title. A year ago Archuleta lost to Patricio “Pitbull” Freire via five round unanimous decision for the Bellator Featherweight (145 pound) title. Archuleta is no stranger to title fights, he once held four titles in four different weight classes for the King of the Cage organization. He also held titles for the California Fight League and Gladiator Challenge organizations.
The event will be held at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut and can be seen on Paramount Network at 7:00 P.M. To follow Juan Archuleta visit @jarchmma