While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a Bellator win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as well.
See what the fighters from Bellator 254 went with as their backing tracks in Uncasville, Conn.
Juliana Velasquez def. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 48-47)
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane: “Stadium Pow Wow” by Tribe Called Red
Juliana Velasquez: “In The End” by Linkin Park
Magomed Magomedov def. Matheus Mattos via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Magomed Magomedov: “Rise of a Champion” by Tupac feat DMX
Matheus Mattos: “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor
Linton Vassell def. Ronny Markes via TKO (punches) — Round 2, 3:37
Linton Vassell: “Mr. Skeng” by Stormzy
Ronny Markes: “Muleque De Vila” by Projota
Romero Cotton def. Justin Sumter via submission (rear-naked choke) — Round 1, 3:36
Romero Cotton: “Ooh LA LA” by Run The Jewels
: “Ready Aim” by Mali Music
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