Aaron Pico obtained the submission win at Bellator 260 over Aiden Lee in an necessary featherweight matchup.
Aaron Pico dominated the opening spherical with a collection of takedowns and got here near ending the combat through anaconda choke earlier than Aiden Lee broke free. Lee got here near a submission end of his personal earlier than Pico was capable of transition out of it on the finish of the primary.
Pico continued to manage the tempo of the combat within the later rounds with nasty physique pictures on the toes and relentless type on the bottom in opposition to Lee. Within the remaining spherical, Pico put it on an exhausted Lee with knees to the physique and was capable of sink within the anaconda choke for the end.
Aaron Pico has emerged as a authentic issue within the Bellator featherweight division
Pico has at all times been one of many family names within the division and appears to be discovering his stride after struggling back-to-back losses in early 2019. He entered the octagon having gained three straight fights together with a vicious knockout in his final combat in opposition to John de Jesus at Bellator 252.
The 26-year-old Lee got here into the Bellator 260 bout using a two-fight win streak together with a head-kick knockout at Bellator Euro Collection 8 over Jeremy Petley.
With the win at Bellator 260, the 24-year-old Pico strikes nearer to with the ability to compete for the Bellator featherweight title.