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Bellator 256: Bader vs. Machida 2

Bellator 256
  • Friday 04.09.2021 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Showtime | Prelims: Internet Stream
  • Promotion: Bellator MMA
  • Ownership: Bellator Sport Worldwide, LLC
  • Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Location: Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Mauro Ranallo, John McCarthy
  • Ring Announcer: Michael C. Williams
  • Post-Fight Interviews: John McCarthy
  • MMA Bouts: 13
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Fight Card

Referees

  • Dan Miragliotta
    Bader vs. Machida II (13)Moret vs. Yamauchi (9)Nogueira vs. Borga (7)Bell vs. Lugo (6)
  • Kevin MacDonald
    Carmouche vs. Porto (12)Kennedy vs. Borics (11)Rosta vs. Johnson (8)Avsaragova vs. Graff (2)
  • Todd Anderson
    Zingano vs. Parker (10)Law vs. Ghareeb (5)
  • Bryan Miner
    Bates vs. Glossner (4)Dung vs. William (3)Douma vs. Smith (1)

Event Discussion

Kevin Randleman
Kevin Randleman

04.09.2021 | 11:44 PM ET

knicks won
TARTARA
TARTARA

04.10.2021 | 1:34 AM ET


Not so bad,
so far Bellator is doing well for me,
on the last two cards knowing only
4-5 fighters at most! I'll take it!
phillip53
phillip53

04.10.2021 | 7:23 AM ET




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