Bellator

Bellator 254 Results

|
Image for Bellator 254 Results

Bellator MMA returns to the Mohegan Sun Arena this evening for Bellator 254. The promotion was able to close out the pandemic year on a high note. Bellator 254 is the last event of the year for the promotion. It is headlined by women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlene. She takes on undefeated challenger Juliana Velasquez. Both women are putting their undefeated records at stake. Macfarlene is looking for her 5th title defense as Velasquez looks to end the Hawaiian’s dominate reign as champion. 

Bellator 254 Results

The co-main event bout features two top bantamweight challengers. Magomedov and Matheus Mattos make their promotional debut. Both are former ACA competitors and are highly regarded. The main card kicks off with two heavyweight bouts. 

Former title challenger Linton Vassell takes on former UFC veteran Ronny Markes. Before they step in to the cage though , Anthony Garrett and Davion Franklin kick off the main card. 

The preliminary card begins at 8pm ET/5pm PT with the main card following at 10pm ET/7pm PT. One of the most notable fighters on the preliminary card is Shamil Nikaev. He’s also a former ACA fighter making his promotional debut. He’s taking on Kemran Lachinov. “Killer Kem” is coming off a huge victory over Kyle Crutchmer back in October. 

Main Card

Juliana Velasquez def. Ilima-Lei Mcfarlene by Unanimous Decision (49-46, 48-47 x2)
Magomed Magomedov def. Matheus Mattos by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27 x2)
Linton Vassell def. Ronny Markes by TKO ( Ground & Pound) at 3:37 in Round 2            Romero Cotton def. Justin Sumter by Sub (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:36 in Round 1        Anthony Garrett* vs. Davion Franklin (Cancelled- Garrett not medically cleared to compete)

Preliminary Card

Shamil Nikaev def.  Kemran Lachinov by Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3)
Grant Neal def. Maurice Jackson by Sub (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:59 in Round 2
Cody Law def. Kenny Champion by TKO (Ground & Pound) at 4:44 in Round 3
Billy Goff def. Robson Gracie Jr. by TKO (Standing Elbow Strikes) at 1:46 in Round 2

***

Stay tuned right here at MMA Sucka for more live streams as well as videos highlighting the top fighters, commentators, coaches, promoters and other names in MMA and combat sports. We also bring you great offers on the latest MMA products and merchandise. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel for regular updates and all the latest fight news. You can also check out our sister site, at TheFightBuzz.com for the latest from the world of MMA and other combat sports.

Share this article

Brandon Joint is a 26 year old graduate of Slippery Rock University. He resides in Erie, Pa with his fiancé and two children.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *