A promotion official confirmed the pairing to Sherdog.com on
Tuesday. Bellator 189 takes place at Winstar World Casino and
Resort in Thackerville, Okla. on Dec. 1 and will see Julia Budd
defend her featherweight crown against Arlene
Blencowe in the evening’s main event. The card airs on Spike at
9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.
The 29-year-old Piccolotti suffered his first lost in 10
professional outings at Bellator 183, as he was submitted in the
opening stanza by Goiti Yamuachi in the opening frame. Piccolotti
began his promotional tenure with five consecutive triumphs.
Anderson, meanwhile, saw a two-fight winning come to an end in a
unanimous decision defeat to Derek
Campos at Bellator 170 on Jan. 21. Anderson is 5-3 under the
Bellator banner, with notable wins over Patricky
Freire (twice), Saad Awad and