Bellator 259 Live: Fight Card, Time and How to Watch Streaming

Bellator MMA is all set for tonight, May 21, 2024 as all 28 fighters weigh-ins before the event. The full card of the event has been confirmed, the most notable bout is between Cris Cyborg vs Leslie Smith 2 rematch. Cyborg is defending her women’s featherweight title against world no. 4 Leslie Smith. Make sure you know how to catch Bellator 259 live stream, so you can watch the fight between Cyborg vs Smith 2 live streaming free online.

The upcoming event is full of jam-packed action as many interesting fights are lined up. The Bellator 259 live coverage will kick off at 5.30 PM ET on Friday, 21st May 2024 at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

The main card of Bellator 259 is loaded from top to bottom, former bantamweight champion Darion Caldwell will be up against Leonardo Higo. Undefeated Austin Vanderford clash is set up against world no.4 Fabian Dewards In the middleweight category.

Former LFA Champion Maycon Mendonca will face off Jaleel Willis in the welterweight category. challenger Christian Edwards going up against Ben Parrish will conclude the main card of Bellator MMA.

Watch Bellator 259 Live Stream Online in the US

The live stream of the Bellator 259 will be available on the BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel, SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel and Pluto TV. Although, only preliminary rounds will be live-streamed on the above said youtube channels. In order to watch the Bellator 259 live main card fights, fans need to buy the subscription of SHOWTIME. 

SHOWTIME has recently tied up with Bellator. As a result of this, the network is offering a massive discount. A 30 months free trial followed by a monthly subscription fee of $4.99/month for the next six months.

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To buy the subscriptions fans need to visit and sign up. Once subscribed fans will get two Bellator MMA events per month through the year.

How to Watch Watch Cyborg vs Smith 2 Live Stream in the UK

The UK MMA fans can watch Bellator 259 live stream free exclusively on BBC iPlayer. Before using the service, just sign up for the BBC iPlayer.

The service is only available in the UK but you can use the ExpressVPN service to watch the fight for free from anywhere in the world. ExpressVPN is easy to use, legal and allows you to access geo-restricted content through any devices including Android, iOS, Mac and Smart TVs.

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Bellator 259 Live Fight card

Main Card (Showtime)

  • Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith – Cyborg’s Bellator women’s featherweight title
  • Darrion Caldwell vs. Leandro Higo
  • Austin Vanderford vs. Fabian Edwards
  • Jaleel Willis vs. Maycon Mendonca
  • Christian Edwards vs. Ben Parrish

Preliminary Card (YouTube)

  • Saad Awad vs. Nate Andrews
  • Grant Neal vs. Tyree Fortune
  • Sumiko Inaba vs. Kristina Katsikis
  • Aviv Gozali vs. Sean Felton
  • Valerie Loureda vs. Hannah Guy
  • Davion Franklin vs. Tyler King
  • Janay Harding vs. Leah McCourt
  • Alfie Davis vs. Alexander Shabliy

Around 9 PM ET / 6 PM PT, the women’s featherweight division world champion Cris Cyborg (23-2, 1 NC) will step into the octagon to defend his title against against No. 4 ranked featherweight Leslie Smith (12-8-1) in a rematch, follow the above guide to to watch Bellator 259 live online.