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 Washington fighter D.j. Griffin is set to make his pro debut this Friday, May 19, at Bellator 179 in London. He will be taking on Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson (0-1 pro record), son of legendary Kimbo Slice.  Griffin kicks off a stacked main card featuring Rory Mcdonald Vs Paul Daley in the main event!

Griffin trains with Catalyst Fight House out of Everett, Washington. According to Sherdog, he had a 2-2 record as an amateur, with one KO and submission.  You can catch Griffin’s debut with Bellator starting at 6pm Pacific time on Spike TV.  

Above:  D.J. Griffin is getting checked in for his upcoming Bellator fight. 

Bellator 179 “Main Card” (Spike TV):

Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Paul Daley

Light Heavyweight: Liam McGeary vs. Linton Vassell

Heavyweight: Cheick Kongo vs. Augusto Sakai

Welterweight: Dan Edwards vs. Alex Lohore

Catchweight (165 lbs.): Kevin Ferguson Jr. vs. D.J. Griffin
Bellator 179 “Prelims” Card (Spike.com):

Lightweight: Jay Dods vs. Alfie Davis

Heavyweight: Dan Konecke vs. Stav Economou

Welterweight: Umer Kayani vs. Nathan Jones

Middleweight: Liam Etebar vs. Rafal Cejra Cejrowski

Catchweight (150 lbs.): Jeremy Petley vs. Chase Morton

Middleweight: Marcin Prostko vs. Mike Shipman

Bantamweight: Salih Kulucan vs. Diego Barbosa