Jun 16 2023

Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Light Heavyweight
UD 5
UD 5

Belts on The Line

Vacant 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 happened on Friday 16th June 2023.

Where did Bellator 297 happen?

Bellator 297 took place at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illinois, 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 as in favor of 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 vacant 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, Corey Anderson beat Phil Davis on points in a Light Heavyweight bout, and Daniel James was overcome by Gokhan Saricam by decision at Heavyweight.

Also, 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, Archie Colgan beat Emmanuel Sanchez by decision in their Lightweight fight, Jordan Newman defeated Matthew Perry with a submission in a Middleweight bout, and Cody Law was victorious over Edwin Chavez by decision at Featherweight.

Results Bellator 297.

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

Main Events
  • Vadim Nemkov UD 5 vs UD 5 Yoel Romero (Light Heavyweight)
  • Sergio Pettis UD 5 vs UD 5 Patricio Pitbull (Bantamweight)

Main Card
  • Corey Anderson SD 3 vs SD 3 Phil Davis (Light Heavyweight)
  • Daniel James UD 3 vs UD 3 Gokhan Saricam (Heavyweight)

  • Pieter Buist UD 3 vs UD 3 Gadzhi Rabadanov (Lightweight)
  • Jaleel Willis KO 1 vs KO 1 Ramazan Kuramagomedov (Welterweight)
  • Norbert Novenyi Jr KO 1 vs KO 1 Kamil Oniszczuk (Middleweight)
  • Archie Colgan UD 3 vs UD 3 Emmanuel Sanchez (Lightweight)
  • Jordan Newman Sub 1 vs Sub 1 Matthew Perry (Middleweight)
  • Cody Law UD 3 vs UD 3 Edwin Chavez (Featherweight)

Who broadcast 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 (GTM).

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