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    Bellator 253 winner Jaleel Willis says welterweight will be his home moving forward

    Jaleel Willis made a successful return to the Bellator cage at Bellator 253 when he defeated Mark Lemminger by unanimous decision.

    After notching his fifth straight win Thursday night, Willis (14-2 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) spoke to reporters on what it means to represent Memphis, why he plans on staying at 170 pounds, wanting a quick turnaround, and more.

    You can watch the full interview in the video above.

    Bellator 253 took place Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card aired on CBS Sports Network/DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie.

    This was originally published on www.mmajunkie.com

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