The time has arrived for Bellator 249.
Tonight, October 15, Bellator 249 will take place inside an empty Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. In the main event, Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg will put her 145-pound championship on the line against Arlene Blencowe.
The co-main event will see lightweight action between Patricky Freire and Jaleel Willis. Going into this bout, Willis missed weight. Ricky Bandejas will be meeting Leandro Higo, who missed the bantamweight limit. The main card will get started with a clash between Saad Awad and Mandel Nallo.
The prelims for Bellator 249 will begin at 7:15 p.m. ET. The action will transition to the CBS Sports Network at 10 p.m. ET for the main card. You can catch a live stream of the prelims above.
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Main Card (CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m. ET)
Cris Cyborg def. Arlene Blencowe via submission (rear-naked choke) – R2, 2:36
Ricky Bandejas vs. Leandro Higo
Steve Mowry def. Shawn Teed via TKO (strikes) – R1, 4:22
Saad Awad vs. Mandel Nallo ends in No Contest (accidental foul)
Prelims (Bellator’s YouTube Channel, 7:15 p.m. ET)
Andrew Kapel def. Joseph Creer via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – R2, 5:00
Kemran Lachinov def. Kyle Crutchmer via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Christian Edwards def. Hamza Salim via submission (rear-naked choke) – R2, 1:28
Da’Mon Blackshear def. Mike Kimbel via submission (rear-naked choke) – R2, 4:14
Aviv Gozali def. Logan Neal via submission (kimura) – R1, 3:22
Albert Gonzales def. Kastriot Xhema via TKO (corner stoppage) – R2, 5:00