Last Friday (16), in the United States, at Uncasville, Belder 257 was given another victory by Vadim Nemkov in his main fight. The current light heavyweight champion of the organization. The Russian took action against Phil Davis in a valid duel for the quarter-finals of GP and emerged victorious in the judges’ unanimous decision after a five-round battle. With this, in addition to capturing the title, the 28-year-old fighter advanced to the semi-finals of the tournament, where he will now face the winner of the match between Anthony Johnson and Joel Romero, who will contest May.
Defending his first belt at light heavyweight, Nemkov made good use of striking to win the fight in front of Phil Davis. Evidence of this is that the Russian was better in the first three rounds, where he presented a better rhythm in the standing fight and managed good scenes using jabs and left hooks. The final stretch of the American third round increased production, but it was not enough to win the referee’s decision. With Vijay, the Russian undefeated in Bellator, there are now six positive results in the fights for the franchise.
In the co-main event, other semifinalists from Belter Light Heavyweight GP were defined. Making his second fight for the organization, headed by former UFC fighter and Scott Coker, Corey Anderson was better during a good part of the clash against Dolevdzan Yagshimuradov and his good performance was crowned in the third round, where he was good on the field Carried out attacks. And Pound, who forced the central referee to stop the fight. Thus, Anderson also advances to the next stage, where former champion Ryan Bader will face off, which should take place in July.
Brazil lost in Belter debut
Ex-Shooto Brazilian bantamweight champion, Dayna Silva, made her debut for Bellatore last Friday and immediately faced former winged belt holder, Julia Buddha. Despite this, Brazil were not intimidated and performed well in all three rounds of battle, where they outperformed their rivals. However, the referee understood that the Canadians were better at their tactics in the fight and, in light of this, reduced the Buddha’s victory in the split decision, leading to some criticism from fans who saw a better presentation of Dayna than Julia. With the result, “The Jewel” makes it to the American company for the second time in a row.
In Unsville, Connecticut (USA)
Friday, April 16, 2021
Vadim Nemkov defeated Phil Davis by unanimous decision of judges
Corey Anderson defeated Dovaldetzan Yagshimuradov via technical knockout in 3R
Vita Ertiga defeated Desari Yanez by unanimous decision of judges
Paul Daly defeated Saba Homasi with a technical knockout in 2R
Julia Buddha defeated Dayna Silva by jury split decision
Julius Anglicus defeated Gregory Milliard by unanimous decision of the judges
Steve Mori defeated Sean Asher via technical knockout in 1R
Grechik Bojinin defeated Demaric Jackson by unanimous decision of judge
Raymond Daniel defeated Peter Stenonic by unanimous decision of judges
Lance Gibson Jr. defeated Marcus Surin by unanimous decision of judges
Karl Albrechtsen defeated Viktor Nemkov by unanimous decision of judges
Mads Burnell presents Saul Rogers in 2R with rear naked choke
JJ Wilson defeated Pedro Carvalho by a technical knockout in 2R