In the main event, Cris Cyborg will attempt the second defense of her Bellator featherweight title in a rematch against Smith. The two first met five years ago in the UFC with Cyborg earning a first-round TKO.
Check out the Bellator 259 results below.
Main Card (Showtime at 9 p.m. ET)
Cris Cyborg def. Leslie Smith via TKO (strikes) - Round 5, 4:51
Leandro Higo def. Darrion Caldwell via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Austin Vanderford def. Fabian Edwards via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jaleel Willis def. Maycon Mendonca via unanimous decision is (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Preliminary Card (MMA Fighting, 5:30 p.m. ET)
Grant Neal def. Tyree Fortune via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 4:20
Aviv Gozali def. Sean Felton via submission (heel hook) - Round 1, 1:17
Davion Franklin def. Tyler King via KO (punch) - Round 1, 2:02
Alexander Shabliy def. Alfie Davis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)