Bellator 253 results – Darrion Caldwell vs A.J. McKee

Bellator 253 features a series of MMA bouts at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on Thursday, November 19 (Friday, November 20 in Australia). In the main event Darrion Caldwell (15-3) takes on unbeaten A.J. McKee (16-0) in the first semi-final of featherweight World Grand Prix.


Also on the main card a pair of welterweight bouts featuring Benson Henderson up against Jason Jackson, and Joey Davis faceoff Bobby Lee. The complete lineup can be found below. Weigh-in results and video here.

MMA fans can watch Bellator 253: Caldwell vs. McKee main card live on CBS Sports Network and DAZN. The start time is scheduled for November 19 at 7 pm ET / 4 pm PT. The undercard is available on the promotion’s channel on YouTube, DAZN and, starting at 4:45 pm ET / 1:45 pm PT. In Australia the main card schedule converts to November 20 at 11 am AEDT, following the undercard kicking off at 8:45 am AEDT.

Stay tuned with Bellator 253 results below.

Bellator 253: Caldwell vs. McKee results

Main Card

A.J. McKee def. Darrion Caldwell by submission (neck crank, R1 at 1:11) | Watch finish

Jason Jackson def. Benson Henderson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Joey Davis def. Bobby Lee by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Raufeon Stots def. Keith Lee by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary card

Jeremy Kennedy def. Matt Bessette by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Jaleel Willis def. Mark Lemminger by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Jay Jay Wilson def. Sergio DeBari by KO (punches, R1 at 0:20)

Kaheem Murray def. Kevin Ferguson Jr. by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Sullivan Cauley def. Jason Markland by TKO (elbows and punches, R1 0:28)


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