The time has arrived for Bellator 253.
Tonight, November 19, Bellator 253 will be held inside an empty Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. In the main event, A.J. McKee and former Bellator Bantamweight Champion Darrion Caldwell will collide. This will be the first semi-final bout in the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix. Both men made weight ahead of the event.
In the co-headliner, former UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson will meet Jason Jackson. Also set for the main card is Joey Davis vs. Bobby Lee and Keith Lee vs. Raufeon Stots.
The prelims will begin at 4:45 p.m. ET. The action transitions to the CBS Sports Network for the main card at 7 p.m. ET. You can catch a live stream of the prelims above.
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Main Card (CBS Sports Network/DAZN, 7 p.m. ET)
A.J. McKee def. Darrion Caldwell via submission (neck crank) – R1, 1:11
Jason Jackson def. Benson Henderson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Joey Davis def. Bobby Lee via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Raufeon Stots def. Keith Lee via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Prelims (Bellator YouTube Channel, 4:45 p.m. ET)
Jeremy Kennedy def. Matt Bessette via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Jaleel Willis def. Mark Lemminger via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jay Jay Wilson def. Sergio DeBari via KO – R1, 0:20
Kaheem Murray def. Kevin Ferguson Jr. via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Sullivan Cauley def. Jason Markland via KO (strikes) – R1, 0:28