Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith 2 struggle card, channel information, begin time.
One if the baddest girls in MMA steps again into the cage once more when she places her Bellator featherweight title on the road. Cris “Cyborg” Justino faces Leslie Smith in a rematch of their 2016 UFC bout. The struggle, which was the primary of Justino’s quick UFC tenure, noticed Smith completed within the first spherical. Smith protested the early stoppage and now lastly will get her likelihood to run it again with even larger stakes on the road.
Additionally on the cardboard is a co-main occasion between bantamweights Darrion Caldwell and Leandro Higo who look to climb larger within the new rankings for his or her shot on the new bantamweight champion, Sergio Pettis.
Take a look at the total card, begin time and channel card plus weight divisions and rankings proper right here.
Important card (Showtime – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Featherweight title: c- Cris Cyborg (23-2, 1 NC) vs. No. 4-Leslie Smith (12-8-1)
Bantamweight: Darrion Caldwell (15-4) vs. No. 6-Leandro Higo (20-5)
Middleweight: No. 3-Austin Vanderford (10-0) vs. No. 4-Fabian Edwards (9-1)
Welterweight: Jaleel Willis (14-2) vs. Maycon Mendonca (11-4)
Mild heavyweight: No. 9-Christian Edwards (4-0) vs. Ben Parrish (4-1)
Preliminary card (YouTube – 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT)
Light-weight: Saad Awad (23-13, 1 NC) vs. Nate Andrews (16-3)
Mild heavyweight No. 7-Grant Neal (5-0) vs. No. 8-Tyree Fortune (5-0)
Flyweight: Sumiko Inaba (1-0) vs. Kristina Katsikis (1-1)
Light-weight: Aviv Gozali (5-0) vs. Sean Felton (5-2-1)
Flyweight: No. 8-Valerie Loureda (3-0) vs. Hannah Man (2-1)
Heavyweight: Davion Franklin (2-0) vs. Tyler King (12-9)
Featherweight: No. 6-Janay Harding (6-4) vs. No. Leah McCourt (4-1)
Light-weight: No. 9-Alfie Davis (14-3) vs. Alexander Shabliy (19-3)
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