Bellator 253 normally takes area Thursday, and you can be part of us for a live video stream and formal outcomes starting at 4:45 p.m. ET (1:45 p.m. PT).
The function normally takes place at Mohegan Sunshine Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The principal card airs on CBS Athletics Network/DAZN pursuing prelims on MMA Junkie.
In the principal event, Darrion Caldwell (14-3 MMA, 11-2 BMMA) requires on A.J. McKee (16- MMA, 16- BMMA) in the semifinals of the featherweight match. In the co-element, Benson Henderson (28-9 MMA, 5-4 BMMA) meets Jason Jackson (12-4 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) at welterweight.
Official Bellator 253 effects include:
Main CARD (CBS Athletics Network/DAZN, 7 p.m. ET)
- Darrion Caldwell vs. A.J. McKee – featherweight tournament semifinal
- Benson Henderson vs. Jason Jackson
- Joey Davis vs. Bobby Lee
- Keith Lee vs. Raufeon Stots
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 4:45 p.m. ET)
- Jeremy Kennedy def. Matt Bessette by means of unanimous choice (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
- Jaleel Willis def. Mark Lemminger via unanimous conclusion (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jay Jay Wilson def. Sergio DeBari via KO (punches) — Spherical 1, :20
- Kaheem Murray def. Kevin Ferguson Jr. by using unanimous selection (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Sullivan Cauley def. Jason Markland through KO (punches) — Round 1, :28