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Scenes from Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Neiman Gracie, left, grimaces during the second round
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Neiman Gracie, left, grimaces during the second round against Canada's Rory MacDonald in a welterweight championship mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 early Saturday, June 15, 2019, in New York. MacDonald won the fight.

World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout where Rory
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Rory MacDonald connects to the face of Neiman Gracie during Bellator 222 Fight Night at Madison Square Garden on June 14, 2019.

World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout where Rory
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Rory MacDonald defeated Neiman Gracie during Bellator 222 Fight Night at Madison Square Garden on June 14, 2019.

World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout where Rory
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Rory MacDonald defeated Neiman Gracie, left, during Bellator 222 Fight Night at Madison Square Garden on June 15, 2019.

World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout where Rory
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Rory MacDonald, right, escapes a leg lock and defeats Neiman Gracie during Bellator 222 Fight Night at Madison Square Garden on June 14, 2019.

World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout where Rory
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Rory MacDonald, top, defeated Neiman Gracie during Bellator 222 Fight Night at Madison Square Garden on June 14, 2019.

World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout where Rory
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Rory MacDonald defeated Neiman Gracie during Bellator 222 Fight Night at Madison Square Garden on June 14, 2019.

World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout where Rory
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Rory MacDonald, left, defeated Neiman Gracie during Bellator 222 Fight Night at Madison Square Garden on June 14, 2019.

World Grand Prix Semifinal Title Bout where Rory
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Rory MacDonald, right, defeated Neiman Gracie during Bellator 222 Fight Night at Madison Square Garden on June 14, 2019.

Sebastian Ruiz, right, kicks Mike Kimbel during the
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Sebastian Ruiz, right, kicks Mike Kimbel during the third round of a bantamweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Taylor Turner, right, works against Heather Hardy during
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Taylor Turner, right, works against Heather Hardy during the first round of a flyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, in New York. Turner won the fight.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi, right, punches Darrion Caldwell during
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Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi, right, punches Darrion Caldwell during the third round of a bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi, right, punches Darrion Caldwell during
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Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi, right, punches Darrion Caldwell during the fifth round of a bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Patrick Mix, above, grapples with Ricky Bandejas during
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Patrick Mix, above, grapples with Ricky Bandejas during the first round of a bantamweight bout mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Patrick Mix, right, celebrates after defeating Ricky Bandejas
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Patrick Mix, right, celebrates after defeating Ricky Bandejas in a bantamweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Japan's Rena Kubota, left, punches Lindsay VanZandt during
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Japan's Rena Kubota, left, punches Lindsay VanZandt during the first round of a 112-pound catchweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Valerie Loureda, right, kicks Larkyn Dasch during the
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Valerie Loureda, right, kicks Larkyn Dasch during the second round of a flyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Patrick Mix, top, grapples with Ricky Bandejas during
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Patrick Mix, top, grapples with Ricky Bandejas during the first round of a bantamweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222, Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Taylor Turner, above, punches Heather Hardy during the
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Taylor Turner, above, punches Heather Hardy during the first round of a flyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Juan Archuleta, right, punches Brazil's Eduardo Dantas during
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Juan Archuleta, right, punches Brazil's Eduardo Dantas during the second round of a featherweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222, at Madison Square Garden.

Larkyn Dasch, right, grapples with Valerie Loureda during
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Larkyn Dasch, right, grapples with Valerie Loureda during the first round of a flyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222, Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Japan's Rena Kubota, left, kicks Lindsay VanZandt during
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Japan's Rena Kubota, left, kicks Lindsay VanZandt during the first round of a 112-pound catchweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Darrion Caldwell, right, kicks Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi during
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Darrion Caldwell, right, kicks Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi during the first round of a bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi approaches the ring for a
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Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi approaches the ring for a bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout against Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 222, at Madison Square Garden.

Mike Kimbel, left, punches Sebastian Ruiz, right, during
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Mike Kimbel, left, punches Sebastian Ruiz, right, during the third round of a bantamweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Taylor Turner, left, kicks Heather Hardy during the
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Taylor Turner, left, kicks Heather Hardy during the first round of a flyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Lindsay VanZandt, left, grapples with Japan's Rena Kubota
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Lindsay VanZandt, left, grapples with Japan's Rena Kubota during the first round of a 112-pound catchweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

The referee stops a 112-pound catchweight mixed martial
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The referee stops a 112-pound catchweight mixed martial arts bout as Lindsay VanZandt, blocked from view, grapples with Japan's Rena Kubota during the first round at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi, top, grapples with Darrion Caldwell
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Japan's Kyoji Horiguchi, top, grapples with Darrion Caldwell during the second round of a bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Mike “The Savage” Kimbel (right) defeated Sebastian “El
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Mike "The Savage" Kimbel, right, defeated Sebastian "El Gallo" Ruiz during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Mike “The Savage” Kimbel (right) defeated Sebastian “El
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Mike "The Savage" Kimbel, right, defeated Sebastian "El Gallo" Ruiz during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Mike “The Savage” Kimbel (right) defeated Sebastian “El
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Mike "The Savage" Kimbel, right, defeated Sebastian "El Gallo" Ruiz during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Mike “The Savage” Kimbel (right) defeated Sebastian “El
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Mike "The Savage" Kimbel, right, defeated Sebastian "El Gallo" Ruiz during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Mike “The Savage” Kimbel defeated Sebastian “El Gallo”
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Mike "The Savage" Kimbel, right, defeated Sebastian "El Gallo" Ruiz during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Mike “The Savage” Kimbel (right) defeated Sebastian “El
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Mike "The Savage" Kimbel, right, defeated Sebastian "El Gallo" Ruiz during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Mike “The Savage” Kimbel (right) defeated Sebastian “El
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Mike "The Savage" Kimbel, right, defeated Sebastian "El Gallo" Ruiz during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Oscar Vera has his arm bent and taps
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Oscar Vera has his arm bent and taps out in a loss to Robson Gracie Jr. during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Women’s Flyweight Taylor Turner (right) defeated Heather Hardy
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Taylor Turner, right, defeated Heather Hardy during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Women’s Flyweight Taylor Turner (top) defeated Heather Hardy
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Taylor Turner, top, defeated Heather Hardy during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Women’s Flyweight Taylor Turner (top) defeated Heather Hardy
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Taylor Turner, top, defeated Heather Hardy during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Taylor Turner (left) defeated Heather Hardy during Bellator
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Taylor Turner, left, defeated Heather Hardy during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Featherweight Adam Borics with a flying kick to
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Adam Borics uses a flying kick to defeat Aaron Pico by TKO during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Featherweight Adam Borics with a flying kick to
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Adam Borics uses a flying kick to defeat Aaron Pico by TKO during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Featherweight Adam Borics with a flying kick to
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Adam Borics uses a flying kick to defeat Aaron Pico by TKO during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

John Beneduce (top) defeated Kenny Rivera during Bellator
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John Beneduce, top, defeated Kenny Rivera during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Women’s Flyweight Taylor Turner (top) defeated Heather Hardy
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Taylor Turner, top, defeated Heather Hardy during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

John Beneduce defeated Kenny Rivera during Bellator 222
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John Beneduce defeated Kenny Rivera during Bellator 222 at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight
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Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Darrion Caldwell for the bantamweight title during Bellator 222t at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Brazil's Lyoto Machida, above, punches Chael Sonnen during
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Brazil's Lyoto Machida, above, punches Chael Sonnen during the second round of a light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Brazil's Lyoto Machida, above, grapples with Chael Sonnen
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Brazil's Lyoto Machida, above, grapples with Chael Sonnen during the second round of a light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Brazil's Lyoto Machida, right, knocks down Chael Sonnen
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Brazil's Lyoto Machida, right, knocks down Chael Sonnen during the first round of a light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

Brazil's Lyoto Machida, left, kicks Chael Sonnen during
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Brazil's Lyoto Machida, left, kicks Chael Sonnen during the first round of a light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

The referee stops a light heavyweight bout mixed
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The referee stops a light heavyweight bout mixed martial arts bout between Chael Sonnen, below, and Brazil's Lyoto Machida at Bellator 222 on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.

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