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Lance Gibson Jr. Plans to Get Better from Adversity Faced at Bellator 257

Lance Gibson Jr. got arguably his toughest test yet at Bellator 257, but the Canadian lightweight walked away with his undefeated record intact. "I felt as good as I could today. It wasn't my best performance, I had a few...
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Bellator 257’s Mads Burnell Felt Like He Was “Fighting The Rock” Against Saul Rogers

Following Bellator 257, Mads Burnell is sitting pretty in Bellator's featherweight division. Two fights into his tenure with the promotion, and the former UFC fighter has two wins, both finishes. The latest, on Friday night, came via rear-naked choke...
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Bellator 257: Vadim Nemkov Ready for “Unpredictable” Romero, Johnson

Following Bellator 257, light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov knows, down to two opponents anyway, who he'll be fighting next. One side of the light heavyweight grand prix bracket is booked, with Corey Anderson meeting Ryan Bader. Nemkov's side started with...
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Bellator 257’s Karl Albrektsson Open to Grand Prix Alternate Spot: “It’s All Up for...

Friday night was a big night for light heavyweight Karl Albrektsson. A former RIZIN standout, Albrektsson debuted in Bellator to much fanfare in 2019, only to be stopped by Phil Davis. Competing outside the promotion during the pandemic last year,...
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Following Bellator 257, Scott Coker Hoping to Keep LHW Grand Prix Intact, See It...

Bellator 257 has come and gone, and two more fighters have moved on to the light heavyweight grand prix semifinals. Corey Anderson made a statement against Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov, earning a third-round TKO stoppage. And 205lb champ Vadim Nemkov retained his...
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Bellator 257 Results: Vadim Nemkov Wins Decision Over Phil Davis Once Again

As far as rematches go, Vadim Nemkov vs. Phil Davis wasn't anticipated quite the way something like McGregor vs. Poirier 3 was. What mattered more than the men in the cage on Friday at Bellator 257, however, was what...
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Bellator 257 Results: Corey Anderson Earns Grand Prix Semifinal Berth with TKO of Dovletdzhan...

If ever there was an unknown fighter ahead of a major fight, it was Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov. The light heavyweight from Turkmenistan was virtually unheard of among western MMA fans at least, prior to being booked against Corey Anderson in...
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Bellator 257 Results: Veta Arteaga Overcomes Point Deduction, Earns Unanimous Decision Over Desiree Yanez

Former Combate Americas fighter Desiree Yanez was supposed to have thrown down with Veta Artega last October, making her Bellator MMA debut in the process. But with a COVID-19 positive from Arteaga scrapping the fight, Yanez was forced to...
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Bellator 257 Results: Paul Daley Survives Early Scare, Stops Sabah Homasi

Paul Daley and Sabah Homasi were yet another pair of fighters who were supposed to face off pre-pandemic. Booked in 2019 and again in 2020, the latter fight cancelled due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, it felt...
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Bellator 257: Jay Jay Wilson Looking for Number One Contender’s Fight with Adam Borics

Improving to 8-0 at Bellator 257 was New Zealand's Jay Jay Wilson — and he made a statement in the process. Wilson dominated Pedro Carvalho on the ground in the opening round, even while fighting off his back. In the...

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