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Rafeon Stots 'excited' about PFL acquiring Bellator


The news broke on Monday that the Professional Fighters League (PFL) had acquired Bellator MMA, including the roster and staff.  Second-ranked Bellator bantamweight Rafeon Stots (20-2) reacted to the news on Tuesday.  

Stots believes that new owners will make bantamweight a priority.  

“I heard along with you guys.  My thoughts were surprised.  I am happy because the PFL does a lot of great things. I am excited.  This opens up a lot of possibilities for everyone involved.  I’m excited.  I don’t know what that means, but I’m excited,” Stots told James Lynch on Cris Cyborg’s YouTube Channel.    

“It sounded like the usual business, and that PFL held a bantamweight championship.  Just like it wasn’t an expensive tournament.  Bantamweights are a very stacked division in all promotions around the world. I wouldn’t be surprised if they didn’t consider us a major factor for the sale or future plans. I am excited.  After my Bellator 301 fight, I thanked everyone at Bellator for I did not know if I would see anyone from the Bellator production team or staff.

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