The Bellator MMA light heavyweight competition proceeds with around evening time (Friday, April 16) from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
In the headliner of Bellator 257, defending champ Vadim Nemkov takes on previous UFC light heavyweight competitor Phil Davis in a rematch of their 2018 session, which Nemkov won in a three-round split choice. The co-headliner is previous UFC competitor Corey Anderson against ACB (later ACA) champion Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov. Bellator 257 Live
Nemkov will confront the victor of Anthony Johnson versus Yoel Romero, which happens on May seventh, while the Anderson-Yagshimuradov champ gets Ryan Bader in the other elimination round. All quarterfinal sessions are five-rounders.
Balancing the primary card is Paul Daley’s retirement battle versus Sabah Homasi, and one-time Bellator ladies’ flyweight title challenger Veta Arteaga and Desiree Yanez.
Wicked Elbow has live inclusion of this occasion and principle card in depth. Everything begins with a free live stream of the prelims at the highest point of the page at 5:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT. Showtime has the primary card at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT and dissimilar to Bellator 255 there is no free principle card live stream for US watchers. You can anyway watch the fundamental card on Bellator’s YouTube divert on the off chance that you live in Canada or in other worldwide locales. BBC iPlayer has this card for spilling in the United Kingdom.
Nemkov vs. Davis 2 Fight Preview
Bellator 257 predictions Vadim Nemkov vs. Phil Davis 2 Live TV: Fight card, odds, start time, live stream The Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix continues this Friday with a pair of quarterfinal fights. In the first tournament bout, Corey Anderson will take on Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov. The night’s main event features light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov taking on Phil Davis for both the title and a trip to the tournament semifinals.
Nemkov beat Davis in a 2018 bout, taking a split decision at Bellator 209. Two fights after the win over Davis, Nemkov won the light heavyweight title with a knockout victory over Ryan Bader in 2020. The fight with Davis is his first title defense and comes in a tournament loaded with big names.
Davis rebounded from the loss to Nemkov with a three-fight winning streak that he’ll bring into the cage on Friday. In his most recent fight, he picked up a split decision win over fellow tournament participant Lyoto Machida. Machida lost his opening round fight to Ryan Bader this past Friday.
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Plus, Bellator veteran Paul Daley returns for what he claims could be his final fight when he faces off with Sabah Homasi in a 175-pound catchweight fight. Daley has been fighting professionally since 2003 with 61 bouts on his resume. He didn’t compete in 2020, but is riding a two fight win streak into the matchup with Homasi.
Here’s the fight card for Bellator 257 with the latest odds from William Hill Sportsbook (Bellator and CBS Sports are both owned by ViacomCBS).