Bellator 254 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on Thursday, December 10. In the main event undefeated flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0) makes the fifth defense of her belt against unbeaten challenger Juliana Velasquez (10-0).
In the co-main event Magomed Magomedov (16-1) and Matheus Mattos (12-1-1) square off at bantamweight. The full fight card can be found below.
MMA fans can watch Bellator 254 main card live on CBS Sports Network. The start time is scheduled for 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT. The preliminary card is available on the promotion’s channel on YouTube and CBSsports.com, kicking off at 7:45 pm ET / 4:45 pm.
Stay tuned with Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs Velasquez results below.
Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs. Velasquez results
Juliana Velasquez def. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-47, 48-47) – becomes new Bellator Flyweight champion
Magomed Magomedov def. Matheus Mattos by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Linton Vassell def. Ronny Markes by TKO (punches, R2 at 3:37)
Romero Cotton def. Justin Sumter by submission (rear-naked choke, R1 at 3:36)
Shamil Nikaev def. Kemran Lachinov by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Grant Neal def. Maurice Jackson by submission (rear-naked choke, R2 at 3:59)
Cody Law def. Kenny Champion by TKO (punches and elbows, R3 at 4:44)
Billy Goff def. Robson Gracie Jr. by TKO (punches and elbows, R2 at 1:46)