Bellator 256 Live Stream: Watch Bader vs Machida 2 Online

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Bellator MMA returns to action this week with Bellator 256 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader takes on Lyoto Machida in the light heavyweight World Grand Prix quarterfinals.

The two men previously met in the UFC in 2012, with Machida scoring a second-round knockout victory. Now, Bader will be looking to settle the score.

Other notable fighters on the main card include former UFC title challengers Liz Carmouche and Cat Zingano, who face Vanessa Porto and Olivia Parker, respectively.

The event will air live on Showtime with the main card set to begin at 9:00 p.m. ET.

How can you tune in to tonight’s fights?

All of the information you need to watch the event live online can be seen below.

Bellator 256 Viewing Information & Details

Date: Friday, April 9
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT
Location: Uncasville, Connecticut
Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
Viewing Information: Showtime

How To Watch Bellator 256 Online & Mobile

Showtime App

One can watch Showtime’s programs by downloading the Showtime App on his/her mobile device. The app is free to download and allows you to watch free programming with your Showtime subscription. This app allows you to also purchase PPV programs on your mobile devices and tablets.

Sling TV

Sling TV is a service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes Showtime and costs $35 a month. New customers who sign up can get $10 off their first month. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.

Bellator 256 Fight Card

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Main Card (9:00 p.m. ET, SHOWTIME)

  • Light Heavyweight WGP Quarterfinal Bout: Ryan Bader (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204.6)
  • Flyweight Co-Main Event: Liz Carmouche (125.4) vs. Vanessa Porto (126)
  • Featherweight Bout: Adam Borics (145.8) vs.  #8-Jeremy Kennedy (145.7)
  • Featherweight Bout: Cat Zingano (145.2) vs. Olivia Parker (145.4)
  • Lightweight Bout: Goiti Yamauchi (155.8) vs. Dan Moret(155.6)

 Preliminary Card (6 p.m. ET, Bellator MMA YouTube)

  • Middleweight Bout: Dalton Rosta (185.5) vs. Tony Johnson (185.2)
  • Featherweight Bout: Talita Nogueira (146) vs. Jessica Borga (145.2)
  • Bantamweight Bout: Cass Bell (135.6) vs. #10-Jornel Lugo (135)
  • Featherweight Bout: Cody Law (145.2) vs. Nathan Ghareeb (143.8)
  • Bantamweight Bout: Jaylon Bates (136) vs. Jeffrey Glossner (137.8)
  • Lightweight Bout: Nainoa Dung (155.9) vs. Izzy William (156)
  • Flyweight Bout: Diana Avsaragova (125.8) vs. Tara Graff (125.2)
  • Bantamweight Bout: John Douma (135.4) vs. Will Smith (134.6)
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