Bellator 257: Vadim Nemkov vs. Phil Davis 2 battle card, dwell stream & TV data.
The Bellator Mild Heavyweight World Grand Prix continues this Friday when two extra quarterfinal bouts happen in the principle and co-main occasion.
Headlining Bellator 257 would be the rematch between present gentle heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov and former gentle heavyweight champion Phil Davis. The pair first met in 2018, the place Nemkov edged out a cut up determination over Davis in a three-round affair. Nemkov (12-2) lately defeated former champ Ryan Bader through second-round TKO to win the 205-pound belt, a battle that might be ran again ought to each make it to the ultimate later this yr. In the meantime, Davis (22-5) has gone 3-0 because the loss to Nemkov, dispatching of Liam McGeary, Karl Albrektsson and Lyoto Machida, with two of these ending through stoppage. To the victor of this battle goes the spoils, but additionally a future matchup between the winner of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Yoel Romero, the remaining quarterfinal bout which takes place on Could 7.
The co-main occasion will kick off the Grand Prix portion of the cardboard, with Corey Anderson (14-5) set to face former Absolute Championship Akhmat gentle heavyweight champion Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (18-5-1). Anderson will likely be competing in his second battle for the promotion, whereas Yagshimuradov will likely be making his Bellator debut. Anderson was victorious in his debut, ending Melvin Manhoef through technical knockout in spherical two. Yagshimuradov is available in having not misplaced knowledgeable bout since 2015, and is at the moment driving an eight-fight successful streak. The Turkmenistan native gained the ACA belt in 2018 and has defended it twice since, most lately at ACA 103 towards Alexey Butorin. Whereas a stiff check for each males right here, an excellent harder matchup awaits the winner, with former two-division and present heavyweight titleholder Ryan Bader already advancing to the semifinal on the identical facet of the bracket.
Right here is the entire broadcast data you want for Bellator 257:
Date: Friday, Apr. 16, 2021
Begin Time: Prelims begin at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT, Major Card begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
Location: Uncasville, CT
Venue: Mohegan Solar Enviornment
Major Card Reside Stream: Showtime
Prelims Reside Stream: Bellator YouTube
Full Bellator 257: Vadim Nemkov vs. Phil Davis 2 battle card
Major Card (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)
- Vadim Nemkov vs. Phil Davis
- Corey Anderson vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov
- Veta Arteaga vs. Desiree Yanez
- Paul Daley vs. Sabah Homasi
Preliminary Card (Bellator YouTube, 6 p.m. ET)
- Julia Budd vs. Dayana Silva
- Karl Albrektsson vs. Viktor Nemkov
- Pedro Carvalho vs. Jay Jay Wilson
- Saul Rogers vs. Mads Burnell
- Julius Anglickas vs. Gregory Milliard
- John de Jesus vs. Alfred Khashakyan
- Steve Mowry vs. Shaun Asher
- Grachik Bozinyan vs. Demarques Jackson
- Lance Gibson Jr. vs. Marcus Surin