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Bellator 265: Kongo vs. Kharitonov

Bellator 265
  • Friday 08.20.2021 at 06:30 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Showtime
  • Promotion: Bellator MMA
  • Ownership: Bellator Sport Worldwide, LLC
  • Venue: Sanford Pentagon
  • Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Mauro Ranallo, John McCarthy
  • Ring Announcer: Michael C. Williams
  • Post-Fight Interviews: John McCarthy
  • MMA Bouts: 9
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Referees

  • Mike Beltran
    Kongo vs. Kharitonov (9)Golm vs. Swanson (7)Colgan vs. Simons (3)
  • Jason Herzog
    Storley vs. Schiro (8)Aguiar vs. Johnson (5)Johnson vs. Fisher (2)
  • Bobby Wombocher
    Lugo vs. Lee (6)Hamel vs. Logan (4)Moegenburg vs. Schoenfelder (1)

Event Discussion

Heinrich2
Heinrich2

08.31.2021 | 12:39 PM ET

how the f*ck Moegenburg got a shot in bellator?
I, being totally out of my competitive state and even having stopped training, would have chances to win against this guy. And on top of his mediocre skills this guy is fighting at 102.01 kg weight limit with 1,78m size.
Wasn't bellator supposed to be second best mma promotion after UFC?

* Edited at 08.31.2021, 12:56 PM ET *

FistyMcKickerChoke
FistyMcKickerChoke

08.31.2021 | 12:44 PM ET

@heinrich that's what Bellator would like you to believe, but I'd say there's better fighters in ACA, Open FC, KSW, Brave CF and M-1 Global than there are in Bellator. 
Heinrich2
Heinrich2

08.31.2021 | 1:04 PM ET

@FistyMcKickerChoke

@FistyMcKickerChoke

Yes, that I meant, that Bellator is pretending to be second best. And has quite good media coverage and has comparably good TV contracts. But a guy like  Moegenburg is on a bellator Event really crazy.


>ACA, Open FC, KSW, Brave CF and M-1 Global 


Especially ONE. At least at the smaller weightclasses and women. 

* Edited at 08.31.2021, 1:04 PM ET *

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