Jun 25 2021

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Heavyweight
UD 5

Score cards

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  • 46-49
  • 46-49
UD 5
Co-Main Event
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3 rounds @ Women’s Flyweight
Main Card
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SD 3
Keoni Diggs
3 rounds @ Featherweight

Score cards 30-27 | 29-28 | 28-29

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Myles Jury
Sub 3
3 rounds @ Lightweight
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Christian Edwards
UD 3
UD 3
Simon Biyong
3 rounds @ Light Heavyweight

Score cards 30-27 | 30-27 | 30-27


Bellator 261 Report

When Was Bellator 261?

Bellator 261 took place on Friday, June 25th, 2021, at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut in the United States.

Who won the main event at Bellator 261?

Valentin Moldavsky beat Timothy Johnson by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 261.

The scorecards were announced as 50-45, 49-46, 49-46 in favor of the winner Valentin Moldavsky.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

What were the results at Bellator 261?

At Bellator 261 in the co-main event, Liz Carmouche was victorious over Kana Watanabe with a KO in their Women’s Flyweight contest.

On the main card, Daniel Weichel beat Keoni Diggs on points in a Featherweight bout, Myles Jury was overcome by Sidney Outlaw by submission at Lightweight, and Christian Edwards was victorious over Simon Biyong on points in their Light Heavyweight contest.

On the prelim card, Soren Bak beat Bobby Lee on points in a Lightweight bout, Jaylon Bates defeated Cody Matthews by submission at Bantamweight, Taylor Johnson was victorious over Lance Wright with a submission in their Middleweight contest, and Isaiah Hokit lost to Corey Samuels with a KO in a Lightweight fight.

Rounding off the prelim portion of the card, John Teixeira was overcome by John De Jesus on points in a Featherweight bout.

Bellator 261 Results.

These are the fight results from the main card of Bellator 261:

Main Event
  • Valentin Moldavsky def. Timothy Johnson, Unanimous Decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46) (Heavyweight - 5 Rounds)

Co Main Event
  • Liz Carmouche def. Kana Watanabe, KO, Round 1 (Women’s Flyweight - 3 Rounds)

Main Card
  • Daniel Weichel def. Keoni Diggs, Split Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) (Featherweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Sidney Outlaw def. Myles Jury, Sub, Round 3 (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Christian Edwards def. Simon Biyong, Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)

  • Soren Bak def. Bobby Lee, Unanimous Decision (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Jaylon Bates def. Cody Matthews, Sub, Round 2 (Bantamweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Taylor Johnson def. Lance Wright, Sub, Round 1 (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Corey Samuels def. Isaiah Hokit, KO, Round 1 (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • John De Jesus def. John Teixeira, Split Decision (Featherweight - 3 Rounds)

Who broadcasted Bellator 261?

In the US, the Showtime show was expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. In the UK, the BBC Sport broadcast of the card was expected to start at 2:00 AM (BST).

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