broadcast start time:
US - Fri 9:00pm EST / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Johnson vs Moldavsky?
Timothy Johnson is set to face the challenge of Valentin Moldavsky, as the main event of Bellator 261, on Friday 25th June 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Johnson vs Moldavsky stats
Timothy Johnson steps into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Valentin Moldavsky will make his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Johnson has a massive power advantage over Moldavsky, boasting at 47% knock out percentage over Moldavsky's 10%.
Timothy Johnson is the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Johnson has a height advantage of 2 inches over Moldavsky. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Johnson is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years and 3 months earlier than Moldavsky, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 14 more professional rounds, 36 to Moldavsky's 22.
Johnson vs Moldavsky form
Johnson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he won against Cheick Kongo at Bellator 248 on 10th October 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had won against Matt Mitrione at Bellator 243 on 7th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tyrell Fortune at Bellator 239 on 21st February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
Before that, he had been beaten by Vitaly Minakov at Bellator 225 on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport.
He had lost to Cheick Kongo at Bellator 208 on 13th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island.
Johnson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
Moldavsky's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Johnson vs Moldavsky US streams
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Johnson vs Moldavsky UK streams
Free UK Stream
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Bellator 261 Tickets
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: 9pm est