Bellator 254 takes place Thursday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on CBS Sports Network/DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie.
In the main event, women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0 MMA, 10-0 BMMA) defends her title against Juliana Velasquez (10-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA). In the co-feature, Magomed Magomedov (16-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) takes on Matheus Mattos (12-1-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) at bantamweight.
Official Bellator 254 results include:
MAIN CARD (CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m. ET)
- Juliana Velasquez def. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-47, 48-47) – wins women’s flyweight title
- Magomed Magomedov def. Matheus Mattos via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
- Linton Vassell def. Ronny Markes via TKO (punches) — Round 2, 3:37
- Romero Cotton def. Justin Sumter via submission (rear-naked choke) — Round 1, 3:36
- Shamil Nikaev def. Kemran Lachinov via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Grant Neal def. Maurice Jackson via submission (rear-naked choke) — Round 2, 3:59
- Cody Law def. Kenny Champion via TKO (punches and elbows) — Round 3, 4:44
- Billy Goff def. Robson Gracie Jr. via TKO (punches and elbows) — Round 2, 1:46