#CyborgNation Our champion Cris Cyborg returns for Bellator 259, live from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville Connecticut against perennial top 10 fighter Leslie Smith in the main event on SHOWTIME SPORTS in the USA and FOX SPORTS BRASIL. The Co main event will feature 9-1 middleweight Fabian Edwards against Mr. Van Zant himself; Austin Vanderford who looks to improve to 11-0. Former Champion Darrion Caldwell will face Bantamweight contender Leandro Higo while Mattheus Mattos of Brazil will look to give UFC transfer Brett Johns a tough test in his promotional debut.
Watch the undercard fights live and free here on CrisCyborg.Com and watch the future of WMMA’s compete as Sumiko Inaba faces Kristina Katsikis, Leah Mcourt faces Janay Harding, and Valerie Loureda returns with her perfect record to face Hannah Guy as featured fights on the preliminary card. Headlining the prelims look for Israels Aviv Gozali to face Sean Felton before turning the cage over to a set of Light Heavyweight in Tyree Fortune and Grant Neal.
Following the fights, be sure to join the official Bellator 259 Afterparty, and join Champion Cris Cyborg for a private Meet and Greet Q & A appearance with her fans. Immediately following her performance she will have medicals, media, and specifics before we expect an 11pm PST afterparty arrival! RSVP and register your spot to greet Cris Cyborg HERE. Once you are registered for the official afterparty, you will receive a discount in the OFFICIAL CYBORG NATION STORE. Members who sign up for 1 year of the online membership will receive an autographed photo by Cris Cyborg thanking them for their support in the mail!