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Live: Watch Bellator 259 media day video for ‘Cyborg vs Smith 2’

Fighters are scheduled to start chatting today at 1:30 p.m. ET from inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

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:

Cris Cyborg

Leslie Smith

Darrion Caldwell

Leandro Higo

Fabian Edwards

Austin Vanderford

Christian Edwards

Brett Johns

Valerie Loureda

Janay Harding

Leah McCourt will deliver coverage of Bellator 259 on Showtime. To check out the latest Bellator MMA-related news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive news archive right here.