Bellator 222: Fight Card


Tomorrow night we have Bellator 222, going down at Madison Square Garden in NYC. We have a great card of fights, 18 total to be exact. We have the returns of Mike Kimbel and Aaron Pico after their losses, we have Chael Sonnen versus Lyoto Machida in the co-main event, Dillon Danis will return for his second fight, and Rory MacDonald will attempt to defend his Bellator Welterweight Championship against Neiman Gracie, as Neiman attempts to become just the second Gracie MMA world champion ever. We also have a rematch between Bellator Bantamweight Champion Darrion Caldwell and Rizin Bantamweight Champion Kyoji Horiguchi. Fight Card posted below:

Main Card: DAZN (10pm ET)

Welterweight (c): Rory MacDonald (20-5-1) vs. Neiman Gracie (9-0)

Light Heavyweight: Lyoto Machida (25-8) vs. Chael Sonnen (30-16-1)

Catchweight 175 lbs: Dillon Danis (1-0) vs. Max Humphrey (3-2)

Bantamweight (c): Darrion Caldwell (12-2) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (27-2) II

Bantamweight: Ricky Bendejas (11-2) vs. Patrick Mix (10-0)

Featherweight: Eduardo Dantas (21-6) vs. Juan Archuleta (22-1)

Preliminary Card: DAZN (6:30pm ET)

Lightweight: Nekruz Mirkhojaev (4-2) vs. Marcus Surin (5-1)

Bantamweight: Mike Kimbel (2-1) vs. Sebastian Ruiz (2-2)

Catchweight 175 lbs: Haim Gozali (10-6) vs. Gustavo Wurlitzer (22-22)

Women’s Flyweight: Heather Hardy (2-1) vs. Taylor Turner (3-5)

Featherweight: Aaron Pico (4-2) vs. Adam Borics (12-0)

Middleweight: Phil Hawes (4-2) vs. Michael Wilcox (6-3)

Welterweight: Robson Gracie Jr (1-0) vs. Oscar Vera (0-0)

Welterweight: Kastriot Xhema (2-3) vs. Whitney Jean Francois (2-6-1)

Flyweight: Brandon Polcare (1-2) vs. Brandon Medina (0-0)

Featherweight: John Beneduce (2-2) vs. Kenny Rivera (2-1)

Women’s Strawweight: Rena Kubota (8-2) vs. Lindsey VanZandt (5-1)

Women’s Flyweight: Valerie Loureda (1-0) vs. Larkyn Dasch (0-1)