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Bellator 224 takes place Friday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 6:45 p.m. ET (3:45 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Okla. The main card airs on Paramount and streams on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie.
In the main event, women’s featherweight champion Julia Budd (12-2 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) takes on unbeaten challenger Olga Rubin (6-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA). In the co-feature, former middleweight champ Rafael Carvalho (15-3 MMA, 6-2 BMMA) tries to snap a two-fight skid against Chidi Njokuani (18-6 MMA, 5-2 BMMA) in a 190-pound catchweight fight.
Official Bellator 224 results include:
MAIN CARD (Paramount, DAZN, 9 p.m. ET)
- Champ Julia Budd vs. Olga Rubin – for women’s featherweight title
- Rafael Carvalho vs. Chidi Njokuani – 190-pound catchweight
- Juliana Velasquez vs. Kristina Williams
- Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Ed Ruth
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie, 6:45 p.m. ET)
- Nainoa Dung def. Brad Robison via unanimous decision (28-27, 28-27, 28-27)
- Gabriel Varga def. Jamese Taylor via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:23
- Mike Jackson def. Kiefer Crosbie via disqualification (illegal knee) – Round 1 – 165-pound catchweight
- Leslie Smith def. Sinead Kavanagh via majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jordan Young def. Joel Bauman via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:20
- Arlene Blencowe def. Amanda Bell via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:22
- Will Fleury def. Antonio Jones via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) – 190-pound catchweight
- A.J. Agazarm def. Jacob Landin via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:21
- Christian Edwards def. Justin Vargas via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:54
- Lucas Brennan vs. Thomas Lopez
- Bruna Ellen vs. Elina Kallionidou
- Joseph Holmes vs. Kona Oliveira
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