What time is Bellator 289 tonight? Cagewalks, running order, streaming, how to watch Raufeon Stots vs. Danny Sabatello

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The Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix is back for tonight's main event when Raufeon Stots hopes to defends his interim championship up against Danny Sabatello. 

Stots is able to boast an impressive 10 fight winning streak, with six coming under the Bellator franchise, and now will be aiming to take another lea[ towards challening for the outright Bellator bantamweight title. 

His rival Sabatello is also unbdefeated in his time with Bellator and has already defeated Brett Johns, Jornel Lugo and Leandro Higo to get to the last four of the Grand Prix, this is all despite coming into the competition with a wild card. 

Here's everything you need to know about Stots vs. Sabatello.

When is Stots vs. Sabatello tonight? date, start time

  • Date: Friday, December 9   
  • Main card: 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT   
  • Main event cagewalks (approx): 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT  

The main card is set to get underway 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT with the main event cagewalks scheduled for 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights. 

What channel/stream is Stots vs. Sabatello tonight?

  • U.S.: Showtime   
  • UK: BBC iPlayer   

Fans in the U.S. can watch the fight on Showtime (click here for more information), while fans in the UK can stream the event on BBC iPlayer. 

Where is the Stots vs. Sabatello fight tonight?

The fight is set to take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. 

Raufeon Stots record and bio

  • Nationality: American   
  • Date of Birth: December 16, 1988 
  • Height: 5' 7"    
  • Reach: 72.4"   
  • Total Fights: 18   
  • Record: 17-1-0  

Danny Sabatello record and bio

  • Nationality: American 
  • Date of Birth: March 31, 1993   
  • Height: 5' 10"    
  • Reach: 70.9"  
  • Total Fights: 14
  • Record: 13-1-0   

Stots vs. Sabatello fight card

Main Card

  • Raufeon Stots vs. Danny Sabatello; For Stots' Bellator interim bantamweight title
  • Liz Carmouche vs. Juliana Velasquez; For Carmouche's Bellator women's flyweight title
  • Patchy Mix vs. Magomed Magomedov; Bantamweight
  • Dalton Rosta vs. Anthony Adams; Middleweight


  • Denise Kielholtz vs. Ilara Joanne; Women's flyweight
  • Cody Law vs. Cris Lencioni; Featherweight
  • Kyle Crutchmer vs. Jaleel Willis; Welterweight
  • Kai Kamaka III vs. Kevin Boehm; Featherweight
  • Mark Lemminger vs. Michael Lombardo; Welterweight
  • Pat Downey vs. Christian Echols; Middleweight
  • Cass Bell vs. Jared Scoggins; Bantamweight
  • Randi Field vs. Kristina Katsikis; Women's flyweight
  • Lucas Brennan vs. Dre Miley; Featherweight

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