MMA Bellator 243 was held in Uncasville, Connecticut. The main fight was a rematch. Promotional champion Michael Chandler has knocked out former UFC and WEC champion American Benson Henderson in the first round.
In one of the fights of the preliminary card, the main beauty of the promotion, Valerie Lowred, knocked out Tara Graff at the end of the second round.
Results of the main part of the tournament.
Lebanese Sabah Homasi defeated former UFC fighter Curtis Millender on points.
Miles Juri defeated Armenian Georgy Karakhanyan (former PFL champion) by split decision.
Former UFC fighter American Timothy Johnson knocked out Matt Mitrion in the first round (he knocked out Fedor Emelianenko in 2017).