Bellator 253 takes place tonight at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
The main event will feature a featherweight world grand prix semi-final matchup between former bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell and undefeated contender A.J. McKee.
The winner of tonight’s fight will advance to the finals where they will fight the winner of Patricio Pitbull and Emmanuel Sanchez, who both just won their quarterfinal matchups at Bellator 252.
Also fighting tonight will be former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson as he moves back up to welterweight to fight surging prospect Jason Jackson in the co-main event.
The main card will air on CBS Sports Network and it can also be streamed on DAZN. The preliminary card, which will feature Baby Slice, the son of MMA legend Kimbo Slice, can be streamed on CBSSports.com, DAZN, and Bellator’s YouTube Channel.
A.J. McKee defeated Darrion Caldwell by submission (neck crank) – Round 1 (1:11)
Jason Jackson defeated Benson Henderson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Joey Davis defeated Bobby Lee by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Raufeon Stots defeated Keith Lee by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jeremy Kennedy defeated Matt Bessette by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Jaleel Willis defeated Mark Lemminger by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jay-Jay Wilson defeated Sergio de Bari by KO – Round (0:20)
Kaheem Murray defeated Baby Slice by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Sullivan Cauley defeated Jason Markland by TKO – Round 1 (0:28)