On Friday, April 21, Bellator MMA will host its 178th event from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
In the night’s main event, featherweights Daniel Straus and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire meet for a fourth time. The pair first met in 2011 in the finals of the season four featherweight tournament, with Brazil’s Freire earning a decision win. They met again in early 2015 at Bellator 132 with Freire dethroning Straus as the featherweight champion by fourth-round submission. Straus finally got his revenge at Belaltor 145, reclaiming his belt by unanimous decision. The champion has not competed since, while Freire has been in the cage twice, including a lightweight bout against former UFC champion Benson Henderson.
The co-main event features a pair of unbeaten flyweights as Ilima-Lei MacFarlane takes on Jessica Middleton.
The action kicks off Friday with a live preliminary card stream above at 7 p.m. ET. The night’s main card airs on Spike TV beginning at 9 p.m. ET.
For the full results of the event, click here.
Ilima-Lei MacFarlane vs. Jessica Middleton
Dominic Mazzotta vs. A.J. McKee
Saad Awad vs. Ryan Quinn
Nick Alley vs. Kastriot Xhema
Mak Kelleher vs. Don Shainis
Regivaldo Carvalho vs. Jay Perrin
Kemran Lachinov vs. Sam Watford
Remo Cardarelli vs. John Lopez
Chris Foster vs. Shane Manley
Tom English vs. Blair Tugman
Tim Caron vs. Jordan Young
David Mundell vs. Ed Ruth
Branko Busick vs. Tyrell Fortune
Billy Giovanella vs. Josh Ricci