Dagestan bantamweight Magomed Magomedov I came to Bellator with a good reputation.
Former Absolute Championship Berkut Champion Magomedov set an impressive record, primarily in his native Russia. He also had the right to brag as the only man to defeat current UFC champion Petr Yan. But will that success translate into a Bellator cage?
After all, the answer echoed “yes”.
Magomedov made his promotional debut this December at Bellator 254 at the Mohigan Sun Arena in Ancasville, Connecticut, at a venue called “Fight Sphere.”
It was Brazil’s Mateus Matos (12-2-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) who undertook the enviable task of welcoming Magomedov (17-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) to promotion. He was able to shine with durability and heart at once. It’s a 15-minute contest, because he’s always defending.Magomedov’s relentless struggle proved insurmountable, and he eventually Award a definite decision victory, Later Express disappointment with his performance And we make better promises in the future.
Check out the full replay of the first battle in favor of Bellator MMA in the video above.
– MMA Sports
Magomed Magomedov overwhelms with promotional debut
https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/01/bellator-free-fight-magomed-magomedov-beat-petr-yan-whitewashes-opponent-in-debut Magomed Magomedov overwhelms with promotional debut