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02.01.2021 | 10:28 PM ET

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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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Bout   Info
Ryan Bader   defeats   Lyoto Machida   via Decision, Unanimous   5 Rounds, 25:00 Total Bout Page
Liz Carmouche   defeats   Vanessa Porto   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Ádám Borics   defeats   Jeremy Kennedy   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Cat Zingano   defeats   Olivia Parker   via Submission, Armbar   2:56 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Dan Moret   defeats   Goiti Yamauchi   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Dalton Rosta   defeats   Tony Johnson   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Talita Nogueira   defeats   Jessica Borga   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Jornel Lugo   defeats   Cass Bell   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Cody Law   defeats   Nathan Ghareeb   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Jaylon Bates   defeats   Jeffrey Glossner   via Submission, Modified Guillotine Choke   1:27 Round 2 of 3, 6:27 Total Bout Page
Nainoa Dung   defeats   Izzy William   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Diana Avsaragova   defeats   Tara Graff   via KO/TKO, Counter Punches   0:29 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
John Douma   defeats   Will Smith   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page

Responses

Meers222
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02.03.2021 | 6:17 PM ET

Predictions: 12 of 13 Winners, 5 Perfect, 740 Points   |   Tied for 50th with 4 others

I've been out of the loop with my Bellator news. What's up with them? Why are they waiting until April to put on a show?

"If it's not a challenge, it isn't fun enough."

cagelurker
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02.04.2021 | 4:17 PM ET


@Meers222
They have a news conference Feb 9 where there will be a "big announcement". My two guesses are they either got a broadcast deal with a network for April and want to wait to capitalize on that or they sold the promotion.

mmauler666
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02.06.2021 | 11:42 PM ET

SOLD

I also feel like they got sold. April Big News. Those 2 things are odd and all the employees like Chael not saying a word. When did Chael Joe Rogan etc. sell out. **** Bellator Chael just tell us whats up????

"You are like a speck in the desert"

Hyrm
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02.06.2021 | 11:47 PM ET

Predictions: 11 of 13 Winners, 3 Perfect, 640 Points   |   Tied for 359th

wont be surprise if they sold bellator, they never found  a way to devellopt there own prospects and UFC only lets go the olds guys.

I mean, Patricio Pitbull, Diego Lima, Vadim Nemkov are all good but did anyone not working for bellator think one of them can beat a top 5 in is UFC weight class?

For a time I believed Illima-Lei could but at the moment she faced a tougher test she lost and I wont be surprise if Julliana Velasquez can't get past Carmouche.

* Edited at 02.06.2021, 11:59 PM ET *

"Never go down without a fight"

JPosadas
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02.07.2021 | 1:22 AM ET

Predictions: 11 of 13 Winners, 4 Perfect, 650 Points   |   Tied for 268th

Just wait, their big announcement will be that they're closing Bellator down entirely.

"I want to **** Chuck" - Wanderlei Silva

2021.02.09 11:30 AM ET

event start time updated

From Friday, April 9 at 7:00pm ET to Friday, April 9 at 10:00pm ET
2021.02.09 11:30 AM ET

event start time updated

From Friday, April 9 at 10:00pm ET to Friday, April 9 at 9:00pm ET
Hyrm
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02.09.2021 | 5:02 PM ET

Predictions: 11 of 13 Winners, 3 Perfect, 640 Points   |   Tied for 359th

Actually its not a bad announcement, LHW tournament strating April including Romero vs Rumble in a 1st round fight!

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Meers222
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02.09.2021 | 6:42 PM ET

Predictions: 12 of 13 Winners, 5 Perfect, 740 Points   |   Tied for 50th with 4 others

Back to Showtime as well I see.

"If it's not a challenge, it isn't fun enough."

2021.02.09 10:12 PM ET

bout announced

Corey Anderson vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov at 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
2021.02.09 10:13 PM ET

bout announced

Ryan Bader vs. Lyoto Machida II at 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
Brandon shook
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02.11.2021 | 1:40 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 13 Winners, 2 Perfect, 450 Points   |   Tied for 954th

Was actually going to get tickets and go to this fight.. I guess showtime will do..

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Joshjeffords
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02.11.2021 | 2:29 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 3 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 165 Points   |   Tied for 1221st

Bader vs. Machida II
Lyoto Machida, TKO, R2
Bader is a clod who gasses and may get lucky but I doubt it.

Hyrm
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02.11.2021 | 2:40 PM ET

Predictions: 11 of 13 Winners, 3 Perfect, 640 Points   |   Tied for 359th

Machida is one of those guy many think he is good because he had win fightat tthe time MMA calliber was weaker (like Rua, Wanderlei Silva, Belfort...)

Bader kick is ass by dominant UD or by KO not doubt about it.

"Never go down without a fight"

2021.02.21 11:48 PM ET

bout announced

Julia Budd vs. Dayana Silva at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2021.02.26 11:28 PM ET

bout announced

Jeremy Kennedy vs. Ádám Borics at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2021.03.04 5:04 PM ET

bout announced

Diana Avsaragova vs. Tara Graff at 125 lbs (56.7 kg)
2021.03.05 4:22 PM ET

bout announced

Nainoa Dung vs. Izzy William at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
2021.03.05 4:23 PM ET

bout announced

Cass Bell vs. Jornel Lugo at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2021.03.05 4:23 PM ET

bout announced

Jaylon Bates vs. Jeffrey Glossner at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2021.03.05 11:56 PM ET

bout announced

Dalton Rosta vs. Tony Johnson at 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
Jakey1988
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03.12.2021 | 3:04 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 10 of 13 Winners, 3 Perfect, 575 Points   |   Tied for 644th

Bader vs. Machida II
Lyoto Machida, TKO, R2
Bader walks into the woodchipper again 😂

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2021.03.22 9:05 PM ET

bout announced

Liz Carmouche vs. Vanessa Porto at 125 lbs (56.7 kg)
2021.03.24 10:43 PM ET

bout announced

John Douma vs. Will Smith at 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
2021.03.26 4:02 PM ET

bout status update

Budd vs. Silva Changed from Confirmed to Rumored
2021.03.26 4:02 PM ET

bout announced

Cat Zingano vs. Olivia Parker at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2021.03.26 4:03 PM ET

bout announced

Talita Nogueira vs. Jessica Borga at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2021.03.26 4:04 PM ET

bout announced

Cody Law vs. Nathan Ghareeb at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2021.03.26 4:05 PM ET

bout status update

Dung vs. William Changed from Confirmed to Rumored
2021.03.26 4:06 PM ET

bout status update

Dung vs. William Changed from Rumored to Confirmed
agripp
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03.27.2021 | 10:24 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 10 of 13 Winners, 2 Perfect, 550 Points   |   Tied for 734th

Bader vs. Machida II
Ryan Bader, TKO, R3
bader tko round 3

Carmouche vs. Porto
Liz Carmouche, DEC
carmouche decision

Kennedy vs. Borics
Jeremy Kennedy, TKO, R3
kennedy tko round 3

Zingano vs. Parker
Cat Zingano, DEC
zingano decision

Budd vs. Silva
Dayana Silva, DEC
silva decision

Avsaragova vs. Graff
Diana Avsaragova, DEC
avsaragova decision

Dung vs. William
Izzy William, TKO, R2
william tko round 2

Bell vs. Lugo
Jornel Lugo, TKO, R3
lugo tko round 3

Bates vs. Glossner
Jaylon Bates, DEC
bates decision

Rosta vs. Johnson
Dalton Rosta, TKO, R3
rosta tko round 3

Douma vs. Smith
Will Smith, DEC
smith decision

Nogueira vs. Borga
Talita Nogueira, DEC
nogueira decision

Law vs. Ghareeb
Cody Law, TKO, R3
law tko round 3

TARTARA
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04.01.2021 | 4:50 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 10 of 13 Winners, 2 Perfect, 550 Points   |   Tied for 734th

Zingano vs. Parker
Cat Zingano, TKO, R3
GODDESS

Avsaragova vs. Graff
Tara Graff
TAR-TARA, LoL! "Why you didn't tell me anything"?

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dirtyreg22
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04.01.2021 | 8:41 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 3 of 5 Winners, 1 Perfect, 175 Points   |   Tied for 1192nd

Carmouche vs. Porto
Vanessa Porto, SUB, R2
porto went to a decision with cyborg before she made it to the second round with nunes. plus on a four fight win streak i pick her here i dont think she'll have to worry about liz's striking much.

Budd vs. Silva
Julia Budd, TKO, R1
budd by ko 1 st round

2021.04.03 1:30 AM ET

bout status update

Budd vs. Silva Changed from Rumored to Confirmed
Kcoh MMA
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04.03.2021 | 1:38 PM ET

Joke artist

Predictions: 11 of 13 Winners, 6 Perfect, 700 Points   |   Tied for 109th

Haha do you watch any tape. Dayna Silva is a bum and will get smashed by Julia budds wrestling. Do tape study and you will see this 

"All I smell is blood"

Joshjeffords
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04.03.2021 | 3:27 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 3 of 6 Winners, 0 Perfect, 165 Points   |   Tied for 1221st

Zingano vs. Parker
Cat Zingano, TKO, R1
Wow ok guppy feed is cool cat is a legend.

DamienHandel420
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04.03.2021 | 4:07 PM ET

@kcoh

Predictions: 11 of 13 Winners, 4 Perfect, 650 Points   |   Tied for 268th

Just shut up dude, they no pre requesent of watching tape to talk about fights. A majority  of people here don’t watch tape, As that **** time consuming and would rather watch new fights. Also don’t be a **** because someone don’t agree with you on a pick, and espacaly if they didn’t give a explanation. Just makes you out to be a massive bell end.

* Edited at 04.03.2021, 4:13 PM ET *

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thebluedash
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04.04.2021 | 4:55 PM ET

This event is included in this week's Fantasy MMA Event

Predictions: 8 of 13 Winners, 4 Perfect, 515 Points   |   Tied for 847th

https://www.tapology.com/fantasy/34993

"Don't follow my bets, it's probably wrong."

2021.04.04 10:39 PM ET

bout announced

Dan Moret vs. Goiti Yamauchi at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
BetsbyJ
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04.05.2021 | 9:30 AM ET

Predictions: 10 of 12 Winners, 5 Perfect, 625 Points   |   Tied for 474th

CODY LAW🔒

"It is what it is"

Kcoh MMA
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04.06.2021 | 2:24 PM ET

Predictions: 11 of 13 Winners, 6 Perfect, 700 Points   |   Tied for 109th

Why don't you talk like you graduated 8th grade for God's sake! Maybe you can have an adult convo then. And I can tell barely anyone does tap study on tapology. Almost everyone has under 50% predictions right. Completely embarrassing. Do tape study and you don't look like a bone head with terrible picks. 

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