Bellator 253: The best knockouts and submissions featuring A.J. McKee and Joey Davis

Bellator MMA returns to Mohegan Sun Arena with a highly-anticipated Featherweight World Grand Prix semi-final showdown. Former Bellator Bantamweight world champion Darrion 'The Wolf' Caldwell collides with undefeated phenom AJ 'Mercenary' McKee

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Check out some of the best knockouts and submissions from A.J. McKee, Darrion Cardwell, Joey Davis and more! Bellator 253 is live this Friday on Sky Sports Mix from midnight

The Featherweight World Grand Prix continues with a long-awaited semi-final battle between former bantamweight world champion Darrion Caldwell and AJ McKee

Caldwell (15-3) moved up in weight with a goal of adding a second world title to his collection. while McKee will put his perfect 16-0 record on the line in hopes of becoming a world champion. The winner will leave with a guaranteed world title shot and also moves one step closer to earning $1m.

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It's one of the fastest knockouts in Bellator history, relive AJ McKee's eight-second win over Georgi Karakhanyan. McKee is back in action this Friday at midnight on Sky Sports Mix

The co-main event sees former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson return to the welterweight ranks to challenge one of the division's most dangerous contenders, Jason Jackson. Henderson (28-9) is looking to further cement his legacy as one of the best of all time, while Jackson (12-4) aims to use this victory over a household name to catapult himself into the upper echelon of the welterweight division.

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Joey Davis is part of the Bellator 253 card - live on Sky Sports Mix at midnight this Friday - check out a couple of his big knockouts

The final match of the card sees the unbeaten Joey Davis take on Bobby Lee, who is making his Bellator debut. Davis (7-0) is currently 5-0 since he dropped to the welterweight division in 2018 and is tied with Yaroslav Amosov for the longest active streak in the division.

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Watch Bellator 253 featuring McKee vs Caldwell and Henderson vs Jackson live on Sky Sports Mix from midnight on this Friday!

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