LOS ANGELES – FightBook MMA has your weigh-in results for BELLATOR MMA 259: Cyborg vs. Smith 2. This event will take place on Friday, May 21 at Mohegan Sun Arena and airs LIVE on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. For the complete and official results you can go here.
In the main event, Cris Cyborg (23-2, 1 NC) will put her world championship on the line against No. 4 ranked featherweight Leslie Smith (12-8-1) in a rematch to crown the world’s top 145-pound female athlete. In the co-main event, Darion Caldwell (15-4) will be rematching No. 6 ranked bantamweight Leandro Higo (20-5) in a 135-pound contest.
BELLATOR MMA 259 results: Cyborg vs. Smith 2:
MAIN CARD (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)
- For the women’s featherweight title: Champ Cris Cyborg def. Leslie Smith via TKO (strikes) at 4:51 of round five
- Leandro Higo def. Darrion Caldwell via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
- Austin Vanderford def. Fabian Edwards via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Jaleel Willis def. Maycon Mendonca via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Hannah Guy def. Valerie Loureda via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FightBook MMA, 5:30 p.m. ET)
- Saad Awad def. Nate Andrews by KO in Round 1, 3:16
- Grant Neal def. Tyree Fortune by submission rear-naked choke in Round 1, 420
- Sumiko Inaba def. Kristina Katsikis by ref stoppage TKO in Round 3, 335
- Aviv Gozali def. Sean Felton by submission heel hook in Round 1, 1:17
- Davion Franklin def. Tyler King by KO in Round 1, 2:02
- Leah McCourt def. Janay Harding by submission triangle choke in Round 2, 2:42
- Danny Sabatello def. Brett Johns unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Alexander Shabliy def. Alfie Davis by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
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