Bellator 279: Cyborg vs. Blencowe 2 took spot unrecorded contiguous connected SHOWTIME, and MMA News has you covered with each the results and highlights!
In tonight’s main event, Cris Cyborg defended her women’s featherweight title against Arlene Blencowe successful a rematch of their 2020 bout successful which Cyborg earned a second-round submission victory.
The co-main lawsuit featured erstwhile bantamweight champion Juan Archuleta taking connected Raufeon Stots successful an interim bantamweight championship.
Also connected tonight’s lineup was erstwhile RIZIN & Bellator bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi taking connected submission ace Patchy Mix.
You tin presumption each the highlights from the Bellator 279 main paper beneath followed by the speedy results of the afloat card!Yancy Medeiros def. Emmanuel Sanchez Justine Kish def. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Patchy Mix def Kyoji Horiguchi Raufeon Stots def. Juan Archuleta Cris Cyborg def. Arlene Blencowe
MAIN CARD (SHOWTIME, 10:30 PM ET)
Cris Cyborg def. Arlene Blencowe via unanimous determination (49-45 x3)
Interim Bantamweight Title Bout: Raufeon Stots def. Juan Archuleta via knockout: R3, 0:16
Justine Kish def. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane via unanimous determination (30-27, 29-28×2)
Bantamweight Grand Prix: Patchy Mix def. Kyoji Horiguchi via unanimous determination (48-47×3)
Yancy Medeiros def. Emmanuel Sanchez via unanimous determination (29-28, 30-27×2)
PRELIMINARY CARD (YouTube, 8:00 PM ET)
Goiti Yamauchi def. Levan Chokheli via submission (armbar): R1, 3:49
Bobby King def. Keoni Diggs via divided determination (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Dayana Silva def. Janay Harding via unanimous determination (30-27×3)
Justin Gonzales def. Kai Kamaka via divided determination (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Lance Gibson Jr. def. Nainoa Dung via unanimous determination (30-26, 30-25×2)
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