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Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021

Full Fight Card Confirmed For Bellator 256

Ryan Bader (photo via Bellator)

By FCF Staff

Bellator has confirmed the full fight card for its latest event, which is taking place this Friday in Uncasville, Connecticut.

In the main event, Ryan Bader and Lyoto Machida will square off in a quarterfinal bout for the light heavyweight grand prix. Machida knocked Bader out in their first fight, which took place in 2012 under the UFC banner,

The confirmed card for the April 9th card is below.

BELLATOR MMA 256: Bader vs. Machida 2 Main Card:


9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

Light Heavyweight WGP Quarterfinal Bout: #1-Ryan Bader (27-6, 1 NC) vs. #4-Lyoto Machida (26-10)

Flyweight Co-Main Event: #2-Liz Carmouche (14-7) vs. Vanessa Porto (22-8)

Featherweight Bout: #3-Adam Borics (16-1) vs. #8-Jeremy Kennedy (16-2, 1 NC)

Featherweight Bout: #3-Cat Zingano (11-4) vs. Olivia Parker (4-1)

Lightweight Bout: #3-Goiti Yamauchi (25-4) vs. Dan Moret (14-6)

Preliminary Card:

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6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT

Middleweight Bout: Dalton Rosta (4-0) vs. Tony Johnson (9-2)

Featherweight Bout: Talita Nogueira (7-2) vs. Jessica Borga (3-2)

Bantamweight Bout: #8-Cass Bell (5-1) vs. #10-Jornel Lugo (5-0)

Featherweight Bout: Cody Law (2-0) vs. Nathan Ghareeb (2-0)

Bantamweight Bout: Jaylon Bates (1-0) vs. Jeffrey Glossner (2-1)

Lightweight Bout: Nainoa Dung (3-2) vs. Izzy William (4-3)

Flyweight Bout: Diana Avsaragova (2-0) vs. Tara Graff (1-2)

Bantamweight Bout: John Douma (4-2) vs. Will Smith (3-2)

*Card subject to change.

posted by FCF Staff @ 5:29 pm
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