Completed MMA Bout

Gegard Mousasi vs. Johnny Eblen

Main Event | Bellator MMA Middleweight Championship | 185 lbs

Johnny Eblen defeats Gegard Mousasi via 5 Round Decision

"The Human Cheat Code" Johnny Eblen
Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi

Eblen
Decision
Round 5

Johnny Eblen Gegard Mousasi

"The Human Cheat Code" "The Dreamcatcher"

11-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   49-7-2
Climbed to 12-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 49-8
+225 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -260 (Moderate Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
United States   Nationality   Netherlands
Coconut Creek, Florida   Fighting out of   Leiden, Netherlands
30 years, 6 months, 1 week, 4 days   Age at Fight   36 years, 10 months, 3 weeks, 2 days
185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
6'1" (185cm)   Height   6'2" (188cm)
74.0" (188cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
American Top Team   Gym   Kops Gym
Bellator 282
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Bellator 282: Mousasi vs. Eblen
  • Date: Friday 06.24.2022 at 06:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Kerry Hatley
  • Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 14 of 14)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, John McCarthy
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: John McCarthy
  • Mousasi Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Eblen Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: Bellator MMA Middleweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Mousasi
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Mousasi vs. Eblen Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1286  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Eblen
9%
Mousasi
91%

Event Discussion

corygraves
corygraves

06.25.2022 | 12:27 PM ET

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flying_frontkick
flying_frontkick

06.25.2022 | 12:42 PM ET

Honestly it was just a pick I made because I felt Mousasi is hit or miss, he had no been fighting anyone in Bellator that was even on his level. I took a chance, I don't consider it a great pick, it's an upset but Mousasi has had a long career, I thought maybe he would come in over confident. 

A bit of luck and just took a chance. 
Joshjeffords
Joshjeffords

06.25.2022 | 1:08 PM ET

Dog**** card for results good for Johnny knew he was good just moose too far gone, more mile than years in my opinion.
He fought heavy, light heavy some good wins and middle great wins even in UFC if you think hes not one of the best middles ever your just stupid no argument.
The point I see made about him showing up is totally true he seems a moody guy and not reliable for sure.
He should just retire enjoy the life he built for himself, reminds me of Rory Mcdonald does not seem to have the fire they once did.

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