Bellator 249 is going down live tomorrow, Oct 15th from the Mohegan Sun Casino. Cyborg who has been in Connecticut all week preparing for the Main Event on CBS Sports Network shared her final training session with fans in Ep. 3 of her Fight week video series.
Cyborg a 2x IBJJF World Champion in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the only MMA fighter to win every world championship in the sport in their weight category. A Featherweight champion in Bellator MMA, Cyborg has held that title in every organization she has ever competed for including; UFC, Invicta FC, and StrikeForce.
Fans on Cyborg Nation wanting to attend the virtual meet and greet Friday Oct. 16th, the day after Bellator 249 can register for the premium Cyborg Nation online membership HERE. Watch Bellator MMA live on CBS Sports Network CH 221 Direct TV and CH 158 Dish Network with Thursday night fights!
Bellator 249 takes place Thursday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 7:15 p.m. ET (4:15 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on CBS Sports Network following prelims on MMA Junkie.
In the main event, women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg (22-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) takes on challenger Arlene Blencowe (13-7 MMA, 6-3 BMMA). In the co-feature, Patricky Freire (23-9 MMA, 14-7 BMMA) meets Jaleel Willis (13-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) in a catchweight bout (Willis missed the lightweight limit).
Official Bellator 249 results include:
MAIN CARD (CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Cris Cyborg vs. Arlene Blencowe – for women’s featherweight title
Patricky Freire vs. Jaleel Willis
Ricky Bandejas vs. Leandro Higo
Saad Awad vs. Mandel Nallo
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 7:15 p.m. ET)
Steve Mowry vs. Shawn Teed
Joseph Creer vs. Andrew Kapel
Kyle Crutchmer vs. Kemran Lachinov
Christian Edwards vs. Hamza Salim
Da’Mon Blackshear vs. Mike Kimbel
Aviv Gozali vs. Logan Neal
Albert Gonzales vs. Kastriot Xhema