UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator 289 takes place Friday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 5:25 p.m. ET (2:25 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie.
In the main event, interim bantamweight champion Raufeon Stots (18-1 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) takes on challenger Danny Sabatello (13-1 MMA, 3-0 BMMA). The fight also is a semifinal in Bellator’s ongoing bantamweight grand prix. Patchy Mix (16-1 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) and Magomed Magomedov (19-2 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) fight in the other semifinal on the main card.
In the co-feature, women’s flyweight champion Liz Carmouche (17-7 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) puts her belt on the line for the first time in a rematch with former champ Juliana Velasquez (12-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA). Carmouche finished her with a fourth-round TKO in April to win the title.
Official Bellator 289 results include:
MAIN CARD (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)
- Interim champ Raufeon Stots vs. Danny Sabatello – for interim bantamweight title; bantamweight grand prix semifinal
- Champ Liz Carmouche vs. Juliana Velasquez – for women’s flyweight title
- Magomed Magomedov vs. Patchy Mix – bantamweight grand prix semifinal
- Anthony Adams vs. Dalton Rosta
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 5:25 p.m. ET)
- Ilara Joanne vs. Denise Kielholtz
- Kyle Crutchmer vs. Jaleel Willis
- Cody Law vs. Cris Lencioni
- Pat Downey vs. Christian Echols
- Kevin Boehm vs. Kai Kamaka
- Michael Lombardo def. Mark Lemminger via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 4:23
- Cass Bell def. Jared Scoggins via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)