Bellator 282: Aaron Jeffery Trained With Former Opponent Brendan Allen Ahead Of Bellator Debut

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If you can’t bushed ’em, articulation ’em. Aaron Jeffery makes his highly anticipated Bellator debut connected June 24 astatine Bellator 282, wherever helium faces different pugnacious Brazilian, Fabio Aguiar.

Ahead of the fight, helium enactment immoderate enactment successful with a erstwhile foe.

Jeffery made his mode down to Sanford MMA successful Florida for this circumstantial camp. It wasn’t peculiarly successful the plans, but portion connected vacation, the Canadian went to Florida and ended up staying.

“There’s a mates of Canadian guys that bid down here, Mark-Andre Barriault and Julien Leblanc… It was aft my past fight, and I was really conscionable gonna spell down and benignant of spot them and abrogation for a week. And I was like, f*ck it, I’m already here, I mightiness arsenic good cheque retired the gym. Right? And past I ended up staying for a month. I was lone going to beryllium determination for a week, and I stayed for a month,” Jeffery told Cageside Press successful an exclusive interview.

Jeffery went location for a fewer weeks and past returned to Florida. And arsenic it turns out, 1 of Jeffery’s grooming partners for his Bellator debut was really erstwhile hostile Brendan Allen. Allen and Jeffery fought successful 2019 connected Dana White’s Contender Series, a combat successful which Allen submitted the Canadian successful the archetypal round.

With Allen taking distant Jeffery’s dream, you would deliberation determination mightiness beryllium immoderate animosity, but determination was none. In fact, they are present friends.

“It was normal, man. He’s a jokester, and he’s a comic guy. He’s ever like, talking sh*t and f*cking with people. So no, it was wholly cool,” Jeffery said. “And I’m beauteous chill like, I don’t attraction astir mislaid fights oregon whatever. And again, he’s similar a ace chill guy. So no, it was cool.”

“He’s 1 of the apical guys successful the world. So, of people I privation to bid with him and get better. And we got rather a fewer rounds successful portion I was there. It was good.”

Jeffery volition get to amusement disconnected what helium learned erstwhile helium faces Aguiar this Friday astatine Bellator 282.

Watch the remainder of our interrogation with Aaron Jeffery above. Bellator 282 takes spot Friday, June 24, 2022 astatine the Mohegan Sun Arena successful Uncasville, CT.