Like many in MMA today, Darrion Caldwell got his start as a wrestler.

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Caldwell, the reigning bantamweight champion, meets Noad Lahat this Friday night in the main event of Bellator 204 live on Paramount Network.

In the video above, Caldwell talks about his beginnings as a wrestler and transition into an MMA champion.

Below is the current fight card:

MAIN CARD (Paramount Network/9 p.m. ET)

Featherweight: Darrion Caldwell vs. Noad Lahat

Welterweight: Logan Storley vs. A.J. Matthews

Bantamweight: James Gallagher vs. Ricky Bandejas


Welterweight: David Michaud vs. Corey Davis

Welterweight: Jason Jackson vs. Jordon Larson

Lightweight: Troy Nawrocki vs. Omar Morales

Welterweight: DeMarques Johnson vs. Bryce Logan

Lightweight: Micah Peatrowsky vs. Keith Phathaem