Julius Anglickas steps in and fights for the Bellator Championship – MMA Sports

Julius Anglickas has a tremendous opportunity with Bellator 268.

Due to illness, Anthony Johnson was kicked out of the Grand Prix match with Vadim Nemkov. Now it will be Anglickas to take on the Verator Light Heavyweight Champion.

The two will meet live at Showtime on October 16th from the Phoenix Footprint Center.

After defeating Gregory Milliard in Bellator 257 and winning an alternative honor at the Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix, the 30-year-old Lithuanian demonstrated his skills on the biggest stage of MMA, winning Bellator Gold, and earning Bellator Gold. Move to the Grand Prix final.

Anglickas’ first opponent, 10th place light heavyweight Karl Albrektsson (12-3), will face Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (18-6-1) with a spare card. Also, the bantamweight slope between undefeated Jaron Bates (3-0) and Rafael Montini Delima (6-4, 1 NC) is official, and the welterweight match is Muhammed Berkamov (14-0). ) Vs. Jarry Willis (15-2).

Undefeated since participating in a Scott Coker-led promotion in 2019, Anglickas has emerged as the fifth-place fighter in the 205-pound weight class with a stack of promotions. He holds a 10-1 professional record and is currently proud of his 9th straight win, which began in 2016. This 30-year-old powerhouse is currently trying to win a $ 1 million Grand Prix.

Team Fedor’s Nemkov recently played five hard rounds with former champion Phil Davis, winning a unanimous decision while punching tickets to the semifinals. Nemkov was perfect at Berator up to this point and won all six of his contests, including three knockouts and submissions.

BELLATOR 268: Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Semifinal Main card:

show time

10 pm (Eastern Standard Time) / 7 pm (Pacific Standard Time)

Light Heavyweight World Title Main Event: NS-Vadim Nemkov (14-2) vs. # 5-Julius Anglicus (10-1)

Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Semifinals: # 1-Ryan Bader (28-6, 1 NC) vs. # 2-Corey Anderson (15-5)

Lightweight match: # 3-Benson Henderson (28-10) Pair. Brent Primus (10-2)

Featherweight match: Henry Corrales (18-6) Pair. Vladyslav Parubchenko (16-2)

Spare card:

BELLATOR MMA YouTube Channel | SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Channel | Pluto TV

7:00 pm (Eastern Time) / 4:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time)

Light Heavyweight Match: #Ten-Karl Albrektsson (12-3) Pair. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (18-6-1)

Bantamweight Match: Erik Perez (20-8) Pair. Brett Johns (17-3)

Light Heavyweight Match: Sullivan Corey (1-0) vs. Deon Crash (1-0)

Lightweight match: Nick Brown (11-1) Pair. Bobby Lee (12-6)

Middleweight match: Javier Torres (11-5, 1 NC) vs. Gregory Milliard (12-6)

Women’s flyweight match: Sumiko Inaba (2-0) vs. Randy field (2-0)

Lightweight match: Lance Gibson Jr... (4-0) vs. Raymond Pina (9-4)

Bantamweight Match: Jaron Bates (3-0) vs. Rafael Montini Delima (6-4, 1 NC)

Welterweight match: Muhammed Belkamov (14-0) vs. Jarry Willis (15-2)

Amateur Straw Hat Pirates: Maria Henderson (1-0) vs. Collet Santiago (0-1)

– MMA Sports

Julius Anglickas steps in and fights for the Bellator Championship Julius Anglickas steps in and fights for the Bellator Championship

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