Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut has been transformed into the Fightspere to host Bellator 245.
The eight-fight card is headlined by a light-heavyweight rematch seven years in the making as former Belaltor Light-heavyweight champion “Mr. Wonderful” Phil Davis faces forme6r UFC Light-heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida. Former UFC title challenger Cat Zingano faces Invicta FC vet Gabrielle Holloway in the co-main event .
- Light-heavyweight Bout: Phil Davis (22-5) def. Lyoto Machida (26-10) by (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) split decision
- Women’s Featherweight Bout: Cat Zingano (11-4) def. Gabrielle Holloway (6-6) by (29-27, 30-26 x2) unanimous decision
- Middleweight Bout: Taylor Johnson (6-1) def. Ed Ruth (8-3) by submission (heel hook) 0:59 R1
- Welterweight Bout: Raymond Daniels (2-1-0, 1nc) vs. Peter Stanonik (5-4-0, 1nc) by No Contest (low blow) 1:00 R2
- Light-heavyweight Bout: Alex Polizzi (7-0) def. Rafael Carvalho (16-5) by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision
- Women’s Featherweight Bout: Leslie Smith (12-8-1) def. Amanda Bell (7-7) by (29-28 x3) unanimous decision
- Heavyweight Bout: Tyrell Fortune (8-1-0, 1nc) vs. Jack May (11-6-0, 1nc) ends in a No Contest (low Blows) 0:42 R1
- 140 Catchweight Bout: Keith Lee (7-3) def. Vinicius Zani (11-7) by (30-27, 29-28 x2) unanimous decision