Bellator 253: A.J. McKee Quickly Submits Darrion Caldwell
By FCF Staff
A.J. McKee has advanced to the finals of Bellator’s featherweight grand prix, as the undefeated fighter quickly submitted Darrion Caldwell in their semifinal bout.
Caldwell (15-4) took McKee (17-0) down not long into their fight. But, soon after, he found himself ensnared in a fight ending neck crank from McKee.
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Here are the complete results for Bellator 253, which took place in Uncasville, Connecticut.
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)
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 (punches) 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 (punches) R1, 0:28