Bellator puts on its first fight card of 2021 on Friday with Bellator 255 , which takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., with a lineup that airs on Showtime and streams on MMA Junkie. A featherweight championship bout that also doubles as a grand prix tournament semifinal takes center stage in the main event. Champion Patricio Freire (31-4 MMA, 19-4 BMMA) will rematch Emmanuel Sanchez (20-4 MMA, 12-3 BMMA) in a bout that will determine who advances to take on A.J. McKee in the $1 million final. For more on the numbers behind the card, as well as the rest of the event, check below for 30 pre-event facts about Bellator 255.
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