Bellator 271: Cris Cyborg v. Sinead Kavanagh Results, Live Coverage And Discussion

Welcome to Fightful's results, live coverage, and discussion for Bellator 271: Cris Cyborg v. Sinead Kavanagh!

We will bring you full live coverage and results for today's card, taking place inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The main event will be a Featherweight Title fight between champion Cyborg and Kavanagh.

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A trailblazer in MMA, Cyborg made her debut in 2005. Fighting for EliteXC, Strikeforce, and Invicta FC, she became the Strikeforce and Invicta FC Featherweight Champion. Cyborg joined the UFC in 2016, winning the UFC Featherweight Title in her third fight for the promotion.

After losing the title to Amanda Nunes in 2018, she beat Felicia Spencer before moving on to Bellator. In her debut bout, she won the Bellator Featherweight Title off of Julia Budd at Bellator 238. She has defended the title twice, her last bout a TKO win against Leslie Smith in May.

Representing SBG Ireland, Kavanagh made her pro debut in 2015. Joining Bellator in 2016, she is 4-4 with the promotion. Currently on a two-fight win streak, Kavanagh last fought in October 2020, beating Katharina Lehner.

Fightful will be providing results, highlights, and everything else in-between for Bellator 271.

Main Card (10 p.m. ET, Showtime)

Cris Cyborg def. Sinead Kavanagh via KO (1:32 into round one) - Bellator Featherweight Title

Linton Vassell def. Tyrell Fortune via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Aaron Pico def. Justin Gonzales via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Arlene Blencowe def. Pam Sorenson via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Prelims (YouTube, 7 p.m. ET)

Steve Mowry def. Rakim Cleveland via submission (3:28 into round one)

Bruna Ellen def. Desiree Yanez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Roman Faraldo def. Robert Turnquest via KO (1:17 into round one)

Cody Law def. Colton Hamm via KO (4:21 into round one)

Valerie Loureda def. Taylor Turner via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Waldo Cortes-Acosta def. Muhammed DeReese via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Ethan Hughes def. Mahmoud Sebie via TKO (4:05 into round three)

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