Bellator 253 takes place Thursday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 4:45 p.m. ET (1:45 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on CBS Sports Network/DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie.
In the main event, Darrion Caldwell (14-3 MMA, 11-2 BMMA) takes on A.J. McKee (16-0 MMA, 16-0 BMMA) in the semifinals of the featherweight tournament. In the co-feature, Benson Henderson (28-9 MMA, 5-4 BMMA) meets Jason Jackson (12-4 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) at welterweight.
Official Bellator 253 results include:
MAIN CARD (CBS Sports Network/DAZN, 7 p.m. ET)
- Darrion Caldwell vs. A.J. McKee – featherweight tournament semifinal
- Benson Henderson vs. Jason Jackson
- Joey Davis vs. Bobby Lee
- Keith Lee vs. Raufeon Stots
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 4:45 p.m. ET)
- Matt Bessette vs. Jeremy Kennedy
- Kevin Ferguson Jr. vs. Kaheem Murray
- Mark Lemminger vs. Jaleel Willis
- Sergio DeBari vs. Jay Jay Wilson
- Sullivan Cauley def. Jason Markland via KO (punches) — Round 1, 0:28