In the main event tournament Bellator 288 in Chicago (USA), light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov (15–2) successfully defended his title for the third time, winning a rematch against American Corey Anderson (16–6).
In April, the first fight ended without a result due to an unintentional headbutt. This time, Nemkov confidently reworked Anderson in the standing position.
The fight went the entire 25-minute distance. Judges’ notes: 48-47, 49-46, 49-46 in favor of Vadim Nemkov.
In the co-main event, Usman Nurmagomedov defeated Pitbull (Patrica Freire) from Brazil (50-45, 50-44, 50-44).
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