Apr 23 2022

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Women’s Featherweight
UD 5

Score cards

  • 49-45
  • 49-45
  • 49-45
UD 5

Belts on The Line

Bellator Women’s Featherweight Championship
Co-Main Event
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5 rounds @ Bantamweight
Main Card
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5 rounds @ Bantamweight

Score cards 47-48 | 47-48 | 47-48

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UD 3
Justine Kish
3 rounds @ Women’s Flyweight

Score cards 27-30 | 28-29 | 28-29

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Yancy Medeiros
UD 3
3 rounds @ Lightweight

Score cards 30-27 | 30-27 | 29-28


Bellator 279 Report

When Was Bellator 279?

Bellator 279 happened on Saturday 23rd April 2022.

Where did Bellator 279 happen?

Bellator 279 took place at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

Who won the main event at Bellator 279?

Cris Cyborg beat Arlene Blencowe by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 279.

The scorecards were announced as 49-45, 49-45, 49-45 in favor of winner Cris Cyborg.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

This contest was for the Bellator women’s featherweight championship.

What were the results at Bellator 279?

At Bellator 279 in the co-main event Juan Archuleta was defeated by Raufeon Stots with a KO in their Bantamweight contest, Kyoji Horiguchi lost to Patchy Mix on points in a Bantamweight bout, Ilima Lei Macfarlane was overcome by Justine Kish by decision at Women’s Flyweight, and Yancy Medeiros was victorious over Emmanuel Sanchez on points in their Lightweight contest.

Also, on the prelim card Kai Kamaka III lost to Justin Gonzales on points in a Featherweight bout, Lance Gibson Jr defeated Nainoa Dung by decision at Lightweight, Goiti Yamauchi was victorious over Levan Chokheli with a submission in their Welterweight contest, Keoni Diggs lost to Bobby King by decision in their Lightweight fight, and Janay Harding was overcome by Dayana Silva on points in a Women’s Featherweight bout.

Results Bellator 279.

These are the fight results from the main card of Bellator 279:

Main Events
  • Cris Cyborg UD 5 vs UD 5 Arlene Blencowe (Women’s Featherweight)
  • Juan Archuleta KO 3 vs KO 3 Raufeon Stots (Bantamweight)

Main Card
  • Kyoji Horiguchi UD 5 vs UD 5 Patchy Mix (Bantamweight)
  • Ilima Lei Macfarlane UD 3 vs UD 3 Justine Kish (Women’s Flyweight)
  • Yancy Medeiros UD 3 vs UD 3 Emmanuel Sanchez (Lightweight)

  • Kai Kamaka III SD 3 vs SD 3 Justin Gonzales (Featherweight)
  • Lance Gibson Jr UD 3 vs UD 3 Nainoa Dung (Lightweight)
  • Goiti Yamauchi Sub 1 vs Sub 1 Levan Chokheli (Welterweight)
  • Keoni Diggs SD 3 vs SD 3 Bobby King (Lightweight)
  • Janay Harding UD 3 vs UD 3 Dayana Silva (Women’s Featherweight)

Who broadcast Bellator 279?

In the US, the Showtime show was expected to begin at 10:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM PST. In the UK, the BBC Sport broadcast of the card was expected to start at 3:30 AM (BTS).

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