Pico vs. Higo set for September 29

The biggest test of Aaron Pico’s young MMA career will come September 29 when he takes on former RFA & LFA champion Leandro Higo.

The event will be Bellator 206, at the SAP Center in San Jose, California.

Pico (3-1) has rebounded from being submitted by Zach Freeman in his pro debut with 3 consecutive first round knockouts of Justin Linn, Shane Kruchten, and Lee Morrison.

Higo (18-4) signed with Bellator on the strength of an 8 fight win streak. The Pitbull Brother’s trained fighter has gone 2-1 since losing a split decision to Eduardo Dantas and being submitted by Darrion Caldwell; while on getting his hand raised by unanimous decision at Bellator 184, defeating Joe Taimanglo.

MW Title: © Gegard Mousasi vs. (170 c) Rory MacDonald
HW: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Wanderlei Silva
WW Grand Prix Quarterfinals: Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov
FW: Aaron Pico vs. Leandro Higo
FW: Ignacio Ortiz vs. Jacob Ycaro
MW: Abraham Vaesau vs. DeMarco Villalona

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