Bellator MMA is your home for Friday night MMA Action as the Mixed Martial Arts promotion now officially calls Showtime Sports it’s home for live broadcasted events in the USA. Join The Bellator MMA Nation ever Friday evening live on Showtime with the preliminary fights streaming here on CrisCyborg.Com. In the main event of Bellator 256 Ryan Bader will look to start his quest as the only 2 Grand Prix tournament winner in the history of Bellator MMA as he faces Lyoto Machida in a rematch that will see the winner advancing in the 1 million dollar Light Heavyweight Grand Prix and the crowing of the world’s #1 Light Heavyweight fighter.
The Co Main event features 2x UFC Title contender Liz Carmouche against Brazilian pioneer Vanessa Porto who is a veteran of over 16 years as a professional with over 30 professional fights including bouts against legends like Cris Cyborg, and Amanda Nunes, the winner of this fight would be expected to challenge for the Bellator MMA Flyweight World Championship with a strong performance. Top Canadian Free Agent Jeremy Kennedy who signed with Bellator MMA will be facing Adam Borics who looks to rebound after his first career loss.
Fans of the women’s featherweight division will see Cat Zingano look to continue her quest for a Cyborg matchup when she faces the 4-1 Olivia Parker in a bout that could lead to a potential fight against Cris Cyborg for the Bellator MMA Featherweight title. Also fighting at 145 is Talita Nogueira the BJJ Purple Belt training out of IMPAKT MMA in Orange County will face Jessica Borga the #3 ranked female in the state of Florida making her Bellator MMA debut. Future standout Dalton Rosta faces Tony Johnson, Dan Moret will face Goat Yamauchi while Cass Bell and Jornel Lugo will rock in action. Also appearing on the card is Cody Law against Nathan Ghareeb as both are 2-0 as professional. Russian female sensation Diana Avsaragova will make her promotional debut at 125lbs against Tara Graff.