Bellator 289: Make your predictions for Stots-Sabatello, Carmouche-Velasquez

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 289 event in Connecticut.

Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT).

Those MMA Junkie reader consensus picks will be part of the Bellator 289 main card staff predictions we release Thursday ahead of the event. Bellator 289 takes place Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie.

Make your picks for the fights below.

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for Bellator 289.

Lucas Brennan vs. Dre Miley

Records: Lucas Brennan (7-0 MMA, 7-0 BMMA), Dre Miley (10-6 MMA, 0-0 BMMA)
Past five: Brennan 5-0, Miley 3-2
Division: Featherweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Brennan -700, Miley +475

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Randi Field vs. Kristina Katsikis

Records: Randi Field (3-1 MMA, 1-1 BMMA), Kristina Katsikis (1-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA)
Past five: Field 3-1, Katsikis 1-2
Division: Women’s flyweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Field -250, Katsikis +210

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Cass Bell vs. Jared Scoggins

Records: Cass Bell (5-2 MMA, 5-2 BMMA), Jared Scoggins (10-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA)
Past five: Bell 3-2, Scoggins 4-1
Division: Bantamweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Bell +430, Scoggins -560

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Pat Downey vs. Christian Echols

Records: Pat Downey (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), Christian Echols (2-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA)
Past five: Downey 1-0, Echols 2-2
Division: Middleweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Downey -1500, Echols +900

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Mark Lemminger vs. Michael Lombardo

Records: Mark Lemminger (12-5 MMA, 2-4 BMMA), Michael Lombardo (12-3-1 MMA, 1-1 BMMA)
Past five: Lemminger 1-4, Lombardo 4-1
Division: Welterweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Lemminger -145, Lombardo +125

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Kevin Boehm vs. Kai Kamaka

Records: Kevin Boehm (9-5 MMA, 0-1 BMMA), Kai Kamaka (9-5-1 MMA, 3-1 BMMA)
Past five: Boehm 3-2, Kamaka 1-3-1
Division: Featherweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Boehm +250, Kamaka -300

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Kyle Crutchmer vs. Jaleel Willis

Records: Kyle Crutchmer (9-1 MMA, 5-1 BMMA), Jaleel Willis (15-4 MMA, 3-2 BMMA)
Past five: Crutchmer 4-1, Willis 3-2
Division: Welterweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Crutchmer -275, Willis +230

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Cody Law vs. Cris Lencioni

Records: Cody Law (6-1 MMA, 6-1 BMMA), Cris Lencioni (9-3 MMA, 4-2 BMMA)
Past five: Law 4-1, Lencioni 4-1
Division: Featherweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Law -295, Lencioni +245

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Ilara Joanne vs. Denise Kielholtz

Records: Ilara Joanne (10-6 MMA, 2-2 BMMA), Denise Kielholtz (6-4 MMA, 6-3 BMMA)
Past five: Joanne 3-2, Kielholtz 3-2
Division: Women’s flyweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Joanne +145, Kielholtz -170

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Anthony Adams vs. Dalton Rosta

Records: Anthony Adams (9-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), Dalton Rosta (7-0 MMA, 7-0 BMMA)
Past five: Adams 3-2, Rosta 5-0
Division: Middleweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Adams +550, Rosta -750

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Patchy Mix vs. Magomed Magomedov

Records: Patchy Mix (16-1 MMA, 5-1 BMMA), Magomed Magomedov (19-2 MMA, 3-1 BMMA)
Past five: Mix 4-1, Magomedov 4-1
Division: Bantamweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Mix +105, Magomedov -125

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Liz Carmouche vs. Juliana Velasquez

Records: Liz Carmouche (17-7 MMA, 4-0 BMMA), Juliana Velasquez (12-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA)
Past five: Carmouche 4-1, Velasquez 4-1
Division: Women’s flyweight
Rankings: Carmouche No. 2, No. 11 pound-for-pound; Velasquez No. 3, No. 12 pound-for-pound
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Carmouche +160, Velasquez -190

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Raufeon Stots vs. Danny Sabatello

Records: Raufeon Stots (18-1 MMA, 6-0 BMMA), Danny Sabatello (13-1 MMA, 3-0 BMMA)
Past five: Stots 5-0, Sabatello 5-0
Division: Bantamweight
Rankings: Stots No. 11
Odds (as of 12.05.22): Stots -170, Sabatello +145

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Bellator 289 fight card (as of Dec. 5, 10 a.m. ET)

MAIN CARD (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)

  • Interim champ Raufeon Stots vs. Danny Sabatello – for interim bantamweight title; bantamweight grand prix semifinal

  • Champ Liz Carmouche vs. Juliana Velasquez – for women’s flyweight title

  • Patchy Mix vs. Magomed Magomedov – bantamweight grand prix semifinal

  • Anthony Adams vs. Dalton Rosta

PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 5 p.m. ET)

  • Ilara Joanne vs. Denise Kielholtz

  • Cody Law vs. Cris Lencioni

  • Kyle Crutchmer vs. Jaleel Willis

  • Kevin Boehm vs. Kai Kamaka

  • Mark Lemminger vs. Michael Lombardo

  • Pat Downey vs. Christian Echols

  • Cass Bell vs. Jared Scoggins

  • Randi Field vs. Kristina Katsikis

  • Lucas Brennan vs. Dre Miley

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie