Bellator MMA staged its weigh-in show earlier today (Thurs., April 8, 2021) ahead of Bellator 256, which goes down tomorrow night (April 9) inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Headlining the event — which will air on exclusively on Showtime — will be the first opening round fight of the promotion’s Light Heavyweight Grand Prix between Ryan Bader and Lyoto Machida.
Watch them face off in the video above.
In the co-main event, Liz Carmouche will attempt to solidify her case as the true No. 1 contender for the promotion’s flyweight belt when she faces longtime veteran Vanessa Porto, while Adam Borics takes on Jeremy Kennedy in featherweight action.
The No. 2️⃣ ranked flyweight in Bellator, @iamgirlrilla returns to action against 30 fight vet, @vanessaportomma.— BellatorMMA (@BellatorMMA) April 8, 2021
LIVE this Friday on @SHOsports. #Bellator256 #BellatorOnShowtime pic.twitter.com/xEruHQ4gud
The Kid meets JBC— BellatorMMA (@BellatorMMA) April 8, 2021
You don’t want to miss this featherweight clash, Friday on @SHOsports. #Bellator256 #BellatorOnShowtime pic.twitter.com/WJnOt1HSSo
Get complete Bellator 256 weigh-in results and video right here.
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See you then!