Jun 16 2023

Wintrust Arena, Chicago, 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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5 rounds @ Bantamweight
Main Card
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3 rounds @ Light Heavyweight
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UD 3
UD 3
Gokhan Saricam
3 rounds @ Heavyweight

Bellator 297 Report

When Was Bellator 297?

Bellator 297 took place on Friday, June 16th, 2023, at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illinois in the United States.

Who won the main event at Bellator 297?

Vadim Nemkov beat Yoel Romero by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 297.

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 297?

At Bellator 297 in the co-main event, Sergio Pettis was victorious over Patricio Pitbull by decision in their Bantamweight contest.

On the main card, Corey Anderson beat Phil Davis on points in a Light Heavyweight bout, and Daniel James was overcome by Gokhan Saricam by decision at Heavyweight.

On the prelim card, Pieter Buist lost to Gadzhi Rabadanov on points in a Lightweight bout, Jaleel Willis was overcome by Ramazan Kuramagomedov with a KO at Welterweight, Norbert Novenyi Jr was victorious over Kamil Oniszczuk by knockout in their Middleweight contest, and Archie Colgan beat Emmanuel Sanchez by decision in a Lightweight fight.

Rounding off the prelim portion of the card, Jordan Newman defeated Matthew Perry with a submission in a Middleweight bout, and Cody Law was victorious over Edwin Chavez by decision at Featherweight.

Bellator 297 Results.

These are the fight results from the main card of Bellator 297:

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

Co Main Event
  • Sergio Pettis def. Patricio Pitbull, Unanimous Decision (Bantamweight - 5 Rounds)

Main Card
  • Corey Anderson def. Phil Davis, Split Decision (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Gokhan Saricam def. Daniel James, Unanimous Decision (Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)

  • Gadzhi Rabadanov def. Pieter Buist, Unanimous Decision (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Ramazan Kuramagomedov def. Jaleel Willis, KO, Round 1 (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Norbert Novenyi Jr def. Kamil Oniszczuk, KO, Round 1 (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Archie Colgan def. Emmanuel Sanchez, Unanimous Decision (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Jordan Newman def. Matthew Perry, Sub, Round 1 (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Cody Law def. Edwin Chavez, Unanimous Decision (Featherweight - 3 Rounds)

Who broadcasted Bellator 297?

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 PM (BST).

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