Bellator 256 mma outcomes as we speak : Reside preview play-by-play Title ‘Bader vs Machida 2’

The Bellator World Mild Heavyweight Grand Prix will get underway Friday evening when Ryan Bader meets Lyoto Machida in the principle occasion of Bellator 256. The struggle is a rematch of a 2012 UFC conflict through which Machida knocked out Bader.

Bader is coming off his first loss within the Bellator cage, shedding the sunshine heavyweight championship when he was knocked out by Vadim Nemkov in August. Bader nonetheless holds the heavyweight championship, however is not going to be defending that title till after his run within the Grand Prix match.

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Machida began his Bellator profession with back-to-back wins, however has since misplaced two in a row. Each of his losses, and three of his 4 Bellator fights, led to a cut up determination. Machida might be trying to make a extra definitive assertion towards Bader as he tries to advance to the semifinals of the match.

Bellator 256 viewing data

Date: April 9 | Begin time: 9 p.m. ET (principal card) | 6 p.m. ET (prelims)
Location: Mohegan Solar Enviornment — Uncasville, Connecticut
TV Channel: Showtime | Stream: and the Showtime app

You’ll be able to watch the preliminary card on Bellator’s YouTube channel beneath on this web page.

Here is the struggle card for Bellator 256 with the newest odds from William Hill Sportsbook.

Bellator 256 card, odds

  • Ryan Bader -300 vs. Lyoto Machida +240
  • Liz Carmouche -180 vs. Vanessa Porto +155, ladies’s flyweights
  • Jeremy Kennedy -110 vs. Adam Borics -110, featherweights
  • Cat Zingano -800 vs. Olivia Parker +550, ladies’s featherweights
  • Goiti Yamauchi vs. Dan Moret, lightweights
  • Dalton Rosta vs. Tony Johnson, middleweights
  • Talita Nogueira vs. Jessica Borga, featherweights
  • Cass Bell vs. Jornel Lugo, bantamweights
  • Cody Legislation vs. Nathan Ghareeb, featherweights
  • Jaylon Bates vs. Jeffrey Glossner, bantamweights
  • Nainoa Dung vs. Izzy William, lightweights
  • Diana Avsaragova vs. Tara Graff, ladies’s flyweights
  • John Douma vs. Will Smith, bantamweights

The Bellator MMA mild heavyweight match kicks off tonight (Friday, April 9) from the Mohegan Solar Enviornment in Uncasville, Connecticut.

In the principle occasion of Bellator 256, former UFC mild heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida rematches former UFC contender and Bellator heavyweight champ Ryan Bader in a three-rounder. Machida knocked out Bader again in 2012 at UFC on FOX 4. That is Bader’s first struggle since shedding his mild heavyweight title to Vadim Nemkov.

Bloody Elbow has dwell protection of this occasion and principal occasion play-by-play. All of it begins with a free dwell stream of the prelims on the prime of the web page at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT. Showtime has the principal card at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT and in contrast to final time there isn’t a free principal card dwell stream for US viewers. You’ll be able to nonetheless watch the principal card on Bellator’s YouTube channel should you dwell in Canada or the UK this night. BBC iPlayer would’ve had UK protection however that’s been scrapped as a result of loss of life of Prince Philip.

Bellator 256: “Bader vs. Machida 2” is ready to air TONIGHT (Fri., Apr. 9, 2021) from Mohegan Solar Environment in Uncasville, Conn., broadcasting through Showtime. Heavyweight champion and former 205-pound kingpin Ryan Bader (27-6, 1 NC) faces former foe Lyoto Machida (26-10) within the opening spherical of the Mild Heavyweight Grand Prix.

Bellator 256’s principal card will air on Showtime at 9 p.m. ET. will ship outcomes for the complete card and complete play-by-play for the televised portion of Bellator 256 beneath.

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