Juliana Velasquez (Bellator MMA)

Bellator 254 Results: Velasquez Unseats Macfarlane, Stays Unbeaten

On Thursday, Dec. 10, Bellator MMA hosted its 254th event from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

In the night’s main event, undefeated flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane put her belt on the line against fellow unbeaten Juliana Velasquez. Macfarlane aimed to score her fifth straight title defense against the Brazilian challenger.

The prelimed kick off live above at 8 p.m. ET, followed at 10 p.m. ET by the main card on the CBS Sports Network.


Juliana Velasquez def. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane by unanimous decision (48- 47, 49-46, 48-47) – for flyweight title
Magomed Magomedov def. Matheus Mattos by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Linton Vassell def. Ronny Markes by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 3:37
Romero Cotton def. Justin Sumter by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:36
Shamil Nikaev def. Kemran Lachinov by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Grant Neal def. Maurice Jackson by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 3:59
Cody Law def. Kenny Champion by TKO (strikes). Round 3, 4:44
Billy Goff def. Robson Gracie Jr. by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 1:46