Bellator MMA 245 (Bellator MMA: Davis vs. Machida 2) took place Friday, September 11th from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT.
The event was broadcast through Bellator’s TV Partner, the Paramount Network and through the DAZN mobile app. The preliminary bouts broadcast through Bellator’s official YouTube page.
Main Card (Live on Paramount/DAZN, 10:00 PM EST)
-Phil Davis defeated Lyoto Machida by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
-Cat Zingano defeated Gabrielle Holloway by Unanimous Decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)
-Taylor Johnson defeated Ed Ruth by Submission (Heel Hook, Round 1, 0:59)
-Raymond Daniels vs. Peter Stanonik ruled a No Contest (Unintentional Groin Strike, Round 2, 1:00)
Preliminary Bouts (Live on YouTube, 8:00 PM EST)
-Alex Polizzi defeated Rafael Carvalho by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Leslie Smith defeated Amanda Bell by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
-Tyrell Fortune vs. Jack May ruled a No Contest (Illegal Groin Strike, Round 1, 2:44)
-Keith Lee defeated Vinicius Zani by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
About Bellator 245 and Bellator 246
LOS ANGELES – For the first time, Bellator MMA’s “FightSphere” at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. will host a stacked doubleheader weekend on Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12. On night one, Bellator 245 is headlined by former world champs Phil Davis (21-5, 1 NC) and Lyoto Machida (26-9) in a light heavyweight rematch, while Bellator 246 on night two sees a bantamweight world championship fight featuring top contender Juan Archuleta (24-2) taking on the undefeated Patchy Mix (13-0) for the vacant title.
Two former world title challengers also make their long-awaited Bellator debuts, as Cat Zingano (10-4) takes on Gabby Holloway (6-5) in a featherweight matchup at Bellator 245, while Liz Carmouche (13-7) meets the newly signed DeAnna Bennett (10-6-1) at flyweight during the main card of Bellator 246.