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A featherweight matchup between Robert
Whiteford
and Saul Rogers
is set for Bellator London.

In addition to Whiteford vs. Rogers, five other contests were
confirmed for the preliminary card: Alfie Davis
vs. Tim Wilde at
lightweight; Aiden Lee vs.
Jeremy
Petley
at featherweight; Luke
Trainer
vs. Alex O’Toole at light heavyweight; Akonne
Wanliss
vs. Charlie
Leary
at lightweight and George
Tokkos
vs. Andy
Manzolo
at middleweight.

Bellator London takes place on May 16 at the SSE Arena and is
headlined by a bantamweight clash between James
Gallagher
and Cal Ellenor. In the co-main even, Fabian
Edwards
will square off against Costello
van Steenis
at middleweight. The card will stream live in the
U.S. on Belllator’s YouTube page at 5 p.m. ET/4 p.m. CT.

A five-time UFC veteran, Scotland’s Whiteford is currently on a
four-bout winning streak. Most recently, “The Hammer” defeated
Sam
Sicilia
via third-round knockout in his promotional debut at a
previous Bellator event in London on Nov. 23.

Rogers, meanwhile, last appeared at Bellator 228, where he fell to
Daniel
Weichel
via unanimous decision in the opening round of the
featherweight grand prix on Sept. 28. The 30-year-old Englishman
has won seven of his last nine fights dating back to 2013.


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