NEW YORK – FightBook MMA has your live stream for the Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie ceremonial weigh-ins.
The event will take place at the Madison Square Garden this Friday, June 14 only on DAZN. FightBook MMA will have a live stream of the ceremonial weigh-ins which start at 11 a.m. MT in the video above. For the early and official weigh-in results, you can go HERE.
In the main event, we will see a Welterweight World Grand Prix semi-final matchup between current Bellator welterweight world champion Rory MacDonald (20-5-1) who will be defending his title against the unbeaten Renzo Gracie-trained Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Neiman Gracie (9-0). In the co-main event, Lyoto Machida (25-8) will be taking on Chael Sonnen (31-16-1).
The main card of Bellator 222 will stream live exclusively on DAZN at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, while preliminary action begins at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT/4:30 p.m. MT and will stream on FightBookMMA.com
The main card also features Darrion Caldwell (13-2) defending his Bellator bantamweight world title against Rizin Fighting Federation’s bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi (27-2) in a “champion vs. champion” matchup. We will also see a 175-pound catchweight contest between Dillon Danis (1-0) and Max Humphrey (3-2). Eduardo Dantas (21-6) will be making the leap to 145-pounds in an attempt to hand Juan Archuleta (21-1) his first loss under the Bellator banner. Ricky Bandejas (11-2) welcomes unbeaten Patrick Mix (10-0) in a bantamweight bout.
In the Preliminary card, Aaron Pico (4-2) takes on Adam Borics (12-0) at 145-pounds. Rena of Rizin (8-2) goes against Lindsay VanZandt (5-1) in a 112-pound catchweight fight while Heather Hardy (2-1) faces Taylor Turner (3-5) at flyweight. Valerie Loureda (1-0) welcomes Larkyn Dasch (0-1) to the Bellator cage.
Bellator 222 Main Card:
(DAZN, 10 p.m. ET)
Welterweight World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout: Rory MacDonald (20-5-1) vs. Neiman Gracie (9-0)
Light Heavyweight Co-Main Event Bout: Lyoto Machida (25-8) vs. Chael Sonnen (31-16-1)
175-Pound Catchweight Bout: Dillon Danis (1-0) vs. Max Humphrey (3-2)
Bantamweight Bout: Ricky Bandejas (11-2) vs. Patrick Mix (10-0)
Featherweight Bout: Eduardo Dantas (21-6) vs. Juan Archuleta (22-1)
Bantamweight World Title Bout: Darrion Caldwell (13-2) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (27-2)
(FightBook MMA, 4:30 p.m. MT)
Featherweight Bout: Aaron Pico (4-2) vs. Adam Borics (12-0)
Women’s Flyweight Bout: Heather Hardy (2-1) vs. Taylor Turner (3-5)
Women’s Flyweight Bout: Valerie Loureda (1-0) vs. Larkyn Dasch (0-1)
Welterweight Bout: Robson Gracie Jr. (1-0) vs. Oscar Vera (Pro Debut)
Bantamweight Bout: Mike Kimbel (2-1) vs. Sebastian Ruiz (2-2)
175-Pound Catchweight Bout: Haim Gozali (10-6) vs. Gustavo Wurlitzer (22-22, 1 NC)
Women’s 112-Pound Catchweight Bout: Rena Kubota (8-2) vs. Lindsay VanZandt (5-1)
Middleweight Bout: Phil Hawes (4-2) vs. Michael Wilcox (6-3)
Lightweight Bout: Marcus Surin (5-1) vs. Nekruz Mirkhojaev (4-2)
Flyweight Bout: Brandon Medina (Pro Debut) vs. Brandon Polcare (1-2)
165-Pound Catchweight Bout: Kastriot Xhema (2-3) vs. Whitney Jean Francois (2-6-1)
Featherweight Bout: John Beneduce (2-2) vs. Kenny Rivera (2-1)
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