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Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz

Bellator 262
  • Friday 07.16.2021 at 06:30 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Showtime
  • Promotion: Bellator MMA
  • Ownership: Bellator Sport Worldwide, LLC
  • Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Location: Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: John McCarthy, Sean Grande
  • Ring Announcer: Michael C. Williams
  • Post-Fight Interviews: John McCarthy
  • MMA Bouts: 10
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Referees

  • Kevin MacDonald
    Velasquez vs. Kielholtz (10)Eblen vs. Davis (6)Avsaragova vs. Gulfin (3)Soto vs. Benjilany (2)
  • Dan Miragliotta
    Fortune vs. Mitrione (9)Blencowe vs. Silva (7)Markes vs. Sowma (5)
  • Kerry Hatley
    Mattos vs. Hamilton (8)Law vs. Macuka (4)Campbell vs. Giulietti (1)

Event Discussion

Joshjeffords
Joshjeffords

07.16.2021 | 11:55 PM ET

Headbutts illegal last i checked should be dq or nc.
Thesnake101
Thesnake101

07.17.2021 | 3:37 AM ET

An accidental headbutt would only lead to a NC if it initiated the fight ending sequence, or if it directly caused the victim to be unable to continue on.

The headbutt in the Fortune fight did not cause Meathead to become a turtle off his back, nor did it impede him to pose any sort of defense to Tyrell's offense. Like Tito once eloquently put "He's reaching for those g****s... With that cheese and wine, and the cheese is sounding like a violin".

TL;DR: Matt sucks at wrestling, always has, him ducking into Tyrell's head for a smooch didn't greatly influence the fight. And he sure as hell did not tap to a headbutt, he should retire now, or at the very least serve as cannon fodder for Sowma.
loudenSwain
loudenSwain

07.17.2021 | 11:42 AM ET

I don’t think meathead really has many more ****s to give, other than a paycheck

Dudes played sports at the highest levels. You can’t just quite because a call like that doesn’t go your way. He ducked his head anyway. 

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