Bellator 254 goes down tonight from the Mohegan Sun Arena in n Uncasville, Conn. The event will be the promotion’s final show of 2020.
In the main event, Bellator flyweight queen Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0) puts her title on the line again Juliana Velasquez (10-0) in a battle between two undefeated fighters. Macfarlane, who has defended her title four times, comes into this fight as a betting underdog.
The co-main event features a big time bantamweight matchup between Magomed Magomedov and Matheus Mattos. Both fighters only have one career loss and it comes to the same man, UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan. Magomedov also holds a win over Yan.
A heavyweight fight between Linton Vassell and Ronny Markes and a middleweight fight between Romero Cotton and Justin Sumter round off the main card.
The main card will air on CBS Sports Network starting at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will begin at 8 p.m. ET and can be watched on CBSSports.com and Bellator MMA’s YouTube Channel.
A full list of results is posted below:
Juliana Velasquez defeated Ilima-Lei Macfarlane by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 48-47)
Magomed Magomedov defeated Matheus Mattos via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Linton Vassell defeated Ronny Markes by TKO – Round 2 (3:37)
Romero Cotton defeated Justin Sumter by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1 (3:36)
Shamil Nikaev defeated Kemran Lachinov (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Grant Neal defeated Maurice Jackson by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2 (3:59)
Cody Law defeated Kenny Champion by TKO – Round 3 (4:44)
Bill Goff defeated Robson Gracie Jr. by TKO – Round 2 (1:46)