Bellator 259: “Cyborg vs Smith 2” will take place later this week (Fri., May 21, 2021) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. A rematch headlines the Bellator MMA card on Showtime with current women’s 145-pound champion, Cris Cyborg, taking on Leslie Smith. Cyborg initially defeated Smith in Cris’s first-ever UFC fight back at UFC 198 in May 2014.
Several select fighters are scheduled to participate in what the promotion is calling a “Virtual Media Day” this afternoon (Wed., May 19, 2021), starting at 1:30 p.m. ET. Expected participants include: