How To Live Stream Bellator 222
Bellator 222 “MacDonald vs. Gracie” MMA event is taking place tonight (June 14, 2019) from inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y. The show will be on air on streaming servicing DAZN.
In the main headliner bout, a Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald (20-5-1) will take on undefeated vaunted submission specialist Neiman Gracie (9-0) in the semifinals of Grand Prix tournament. A winner will advances to the final against Douglas Lima and prize money is $1 million.
MacDonald recently met with controversy after suffering a majority draw against Jon Fitch back in April at Bellator 220. Being a champ, Rory advances in the tournament.
Gracie (9-0) is coming off a fourth-round submission win over Ed Ruth in December 2018 at Bellator 213.
Meanwhile, the co-main event features an intriguing light heavyweight showdown where former UFC light heavyweight Lyoto Machida is making his second appearance in the cage against Chael Sonnen.
Machida successfully made a promotional debut after defeating Rafael Carvalho last December. Meanwhile, Sonnen (31-16-1) last suffered a brutal first-round TKO loss to Fedor Emelianenko back in October 2018 in the semifinals of the Heavyweight World Grand Prix.
The main card also features some great bouts including a bantamweight showdown between undefeated bantamweight Patrick Mix and Ricky Bandejas, two-time champion Eduardo Dantas vs. Juan Archuleta, a 175 lbs catchweight between polarizing jiu-jitsu star Dillon Danis and Max Humphrey as well an intriguing bantamweight championship rematch where Darrion Caldwell will defend against Kyoji Horiguchi who competes in Rizin usually.
Bellator 222 main card can be on-air exclusively on DAZN at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT. The preliminary card will be live streamed on the Bellator app and on DAZN at 6:30 PM ET/3:30 PM PT for free.
👊 FIGHT 👊 DAY 👊 IS 👊 HERE 👊
This entire #Bellator222 card is 🔥.
— BellatorMMA (@BellatorMMA) June 14, 2019
Check out below Bellator 222 fight card and results:
Main Card (10 p.m. ET on DAZN)
Patrick Mix def. Ricky Bandejas via submission (rear-naked choke) (R1, 1:06)
Juan Archuleta def. Eduardo Dantas via second-round KO (4:59)
Preliminary Card (6:30 p.m. ET at DAZN)
Taylor Turner def. Heather Hardy via first-round TKO (3:53)
Lindsey VanZandt def. Rena Kubota first-round rear-naked choke technical submission (4:04)
Valerie Loureda def. Larkyn Dasch via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x2)
Robson Gracie Jr. def. Oscar Vera via first-round armbar submission (3:15)
Mike Kimbel def. Sebastian Ruiz via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Haim Gozali def. Gustavo Wurlitzer via first-round triangle choke submission (4:02)
Phil Hawes def. Michael Wilcox via first-round TKO (doctor stoppage) (5:00)
Marcus Surin def. Nekruz Mirkhojaev via split decision (30-27, 27-29, 29-27)
Brandon Polcare def. Brandon Medina via submission (guillotine) (R1, 4:33)
Kastriot Xhema def. Whitney Jean Francois via second-round TKO (3:17)
John Beneduce def. Kenny Rivera via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 x2)