Apr 16 2021

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Light Heavyweight
UD 5
UD 5

Belts on The Line

Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship
Co-Main Event
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KO 3
Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov
5 rounds @ Light Heavyweight
Main Card
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Paul Daley
KO 2
KO 2
Sabah Homasi
3 rounds @ Welterweight
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Veta Arteaga
MD 3
MD 3
Desiree Yanez
3 rounds @ Women’s Flyweight

Bellator 257 Report

When Was Bellator 257?

Bellator 257 took place on Friday, April 16th, 2021, at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut in the United States.

Who won the main event at Bellator 257?

Vadim Nemkov beat Phil Davis by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 257.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Vadim Nemkov.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

This contest was for the Bellator Light Heavyweight championship.

What were the results at Bellator 257?

At Bellator 257 in the co-main event, Corey Anderson was victorious over Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov with a KO in their Light Heavyweight contest.

On the main card, Paul Daley beat Sabah Homasi by knockout in a Welterweight bout, and Veta Arteaga defeated Desiree Yanez by decision at Women’s Flyweight.

On the prelim card, Lance Gibson Jr beat Marcus Surin on points in a Lightweight bout, Grachik Bozinyan defeated Demarques Jackson by decision at Welterweight, Viktor Nemkov was defeated by Karl Albrektsson on points in their Light Heavyweight contest, and Julia Budd beat Dayana Silva by decision in a Women’s Featherweight fight.

Additionally, Pedro Carvalho was overcome by Jay Jay Wilson by knockout in a Featherweight bout, Saul Rogers was defeated by Mads Burnell by submission at Featherweight, Julius Anglickas beat Gregory Milliard on points in their Light Heavyweight contest, and Steve Mowry defeated Shaun Asher with a KO in a Heavyweight fight.

Rounding off the prelim portion of the card, Raymond Daniels was victorious over Peter Stanonik on points in a Welterweight bout.

Bellator 257 Results.

These are the fight results from the main card of Bellator 257:

Main Event
  • Vadim Nemkov def. Phil Davis, Unanimous Decision (Light Heavyweight - 5 Rounds)

Co Main Event
  • Corey Anderson def. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov, KO, Round 3 (Light Heavyweight - 5 Rounds)

Main Card
  • Paul Daley def. Sabah Homasi, KO, Round 2 (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Veta Arteaga def. Desiree Yanez, Majority Decision (Women’s Flyweight - 3 Rounds)

  • Lance Gibson Jr def. Marcus Surin, Unanimous Decision (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Grachik Bozinyan def. Demarques Jackson, Unanimous Decision (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Karl Albrektsson def. Viktor Nemkov, Unanimous Decision (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Julia Budd def. Dayana Silva, Split Decision (Women’s Featherweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Jay Jay Wilson def. Pedro Carvalho, KO, Round 2 (Featherweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Mads Burnell def. Saul Rogers, Sub, Round 2 (Featherweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Julius Anglickas def. Gregory Milliard, Unanimous Decision (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Steve Mowry def. Shaun Asher, KO, Round 1 (Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Raymond Daniels def. Peter Stanonik, Unanimous Decision (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)

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