Bellator 256 takes place Friday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie – but for Bellator 256, you can watch the entire event live on MMA Junkie.
For the preliminary card at 6 p.m. ET, use the video player below. For the main card at 9 p.m., use the video player above.
In the main event, former light heavyweight and current heavyweight champion Ryan Bader (27-6 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) meets Lyoto Machida (26-10 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) in a rematch from nearly nine years ago in the UFC. The fight is part of the opening round of Bellator’s light heavyweight tournament.
Official Bellator 256 results include:
MAIN CARD (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)
- Ryan Bader vs. Lyoto Machida – light heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
- Liz Carmouche vs. Vanessa Porto
- Adam Borics vs. Jeremy Kennedy
- Olivia Parker vs. Cat Zingano
- Dan Moret vs. Goiti Yamauchi
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 6 p.m. ET)
- Tony Johnson vs. Dalton Rosta
- Jessica Borga vs. Talita Nogueira
- Cass Bell vs. Jornel Lugo
- Nathan Ghareeb vs. Cody Law
- Jaylon Bates vs. Jeffrey Glossner
- Nainoa Dung vs. Izzy William
- Diana Avsaragova vs. Tara Graff
- John Douma vs. Will Smith