We’ve received a extremely attention-grabbing Bellator card on faucet tonight. Bellator 289 goes reside from Uncaseville, CT (in fact) and has two match semi-finals and a title combat on faucet.
The bantamweight grand prix semi-finals has produced two very thrilling match-ups. Raufeon Stots vs. Danny Sabatello and Magomed Magomedov vs. Patchy Combine. Stots vs. Sabatallo serves as the principle occasion, with Stots’ interim Bellator bantamweight title on the road.
Stots has regarded sensational in opposition to Bellator competitors. His solely professional loss was to Merab Dvalishvili again in 2017 within the Ring of Fight promotion. Sabatello gained his combat on the Contender Collection however didn’t do sufficient to get the UFC contract. Since then he’s invented an ‘Italian Gangster’ character and has used that so as to add some buzz to his 13-1 professional document.
The co-main occasion has Liz Carmouche defending the Bellator flyweight title versus Juliana Velasquez. Carmouche TKO’d Velasquez to win the title in her final bout. Velasquez gained the title again in 2020, defeating Carmouche’s buddy and coaching companion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane.
You possibly can watch the principle card for this occasion on Showtime beginning at 9 p.m. ET. The prelims are free on YouTube, beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET. Many viewers exterior the US (together with these in Canada) can watch the principle occasion reside on YouTube, too. These streams can be found under.
Foremost card (9 p.m. ET on Showtime):
Bellator interim bantamweight championship/bantamweight grand prix semi-final: Raufeon Stots (c) vs. Danny Sabatello
Bellator flyweight championship: Liz Carmouche def. Juliana Velasquez by submission (armbar), spherical 2 (4:24).
Bantamweight grand prix semi-final: Patchy Combine def. Magomed Magomedov by submission (guillotine), spherical 2 (2:39).
Middleweight: Dalton Rosta def. Anthony Adams by unanimous choice.
Prelim card (5:30 p.m. ET on YouTube):
Flyweight: Ilara Joanne def. Denise Kielholtz by cut up choice.
Welterweight: Jaleel Willis def. Kyle Crutchmer by unanimous choice.
Featherweight: Cris Lencioni def. Cody Regulation by cut up choice.
Middleweight: Christian Echols def. Patrick Downey by KO, spherical 1 (2:27)
Featherweight: Kai Kamaka III def. Kevin Boehm by TKO, spherical 3 (2:23)
Welterweight: Michael Lombardo def. Mark Lemminger by TKO, spherical 1 (4:23)
Bantamweight: Cass Bell def. Jared Scoggins by cut up choice.