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Cancelled MMA Bout

Ryan Bader vs. Vadim Nemkov

Main Event | Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Championship | 205 lbs

Bout Cancelled Prior to Event

Reason: Event Cancelled due to Coronavirus

Mmaweekly large Ryan "Darth" Bader
Vadim Nemkov


27-5-0   Pro Record At Fight   12-2-0
Champion   Title   Challenger
Us United States   Nationality   Ru Russia
Tempe, Arizona   Fighting out of   Stary Oskol, Russia
36 years, 11 months, 2 days   Age at Fight   27 years, 10 months, 2 weeks, 5 days
204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)   Latest Weight   203.9 lbs (92.5 kgs)
6'2" (188cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
73.0" (185cm)   Reach   N/A
Power MMA   Gym   Alexander Nevsky (Stary Oskol)
Bellator 242
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Bellator 242: Bader vs. Nemkov (cancelled)
  • Date: Saturday 05.09.2020 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: N/A
  • Venue: SAP Center
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: San Jose, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • Title on Line: Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Bader
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Event Discussion


03.05.2020 | 5:37 PM ET

Nemkov will find that chin sooner or later... I still wanna see Bader vs. Mousasi though. 

03.06.2020 | 7:23 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Mousasi vs. Lima
Gegard Mousasi, TKO, R2
Umm yeah so Gegard used to ko heavies and lima ko welps gonna be ugly might need mop


03.07.2020 | 1:24 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Gonzalez vs. Hernandez
Mikey Gonzalez, TKO, R3

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