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Pairing set for Verator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix including “Rumble” vs Romero – MMA Sports

The lineup of eight Belator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix has been officially announced.

Bracket quarterfinals begin with
Bellator 256
In a £ 205 match pair on April 9th:
Ryan Bader versus. Lyoto Machida And Corey Anderson versus. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov.. in the meantime,
Bellator 257
Become the champion on April 16th Vadim Nemkov Compete Phil Davis, While Anthony Johnson Will meet Yoel Romero
In a combination of the other two quarterfinals.

The Grand Prix semi-finals are scheduled for July and the championship match is currently scheduled for October.

Bader and Machida fought first in the UFC at Fox 4 in August 2012, with “The Dragon” winning the second round of knockouts. Bader was temporarily a two-part champion at Berator, but on his recent outing he gave up his £ 205 belt.

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Machida competed in both middleweight and £ 205 while at Verator.Most recently he made a split decision Phil Davis In a light heavyweight incident at Bellator 245 in September.

Anderson is out of the second round TKO Melvin Manhoef With a promotional debut at Bellator 251. “Overtime” has won five of the last six Pro Tour titles. This run also includes a win. Johnnie walker, Ilir Latifi
And Glover Teixeira..

Yagshimuradov in Turkmenistan is relatively unknown in this area. The 31-year-old enters the bracket with eight consecutive victories, including seven victories at the organization’s 205-pound champion, the Absolute Championship Berkut.

Nemkov has now won seven games in a row, finishing all but one opponent in the distance. The only match to go to the light heavyweight champion judge was he “Mr.” Great “at Bellator 209 in November 2018.

Former £ 205 King Davis has won three consecutive victories since falling to Nemkov. Alliance MMA products won by TKO win Liam McGeary And Karl Albrektsson Before edging Machida in 2019 with last year’s split decision.

Johnson will compete for the first time since it was submitted in April 2017 Daniel Cormier In a £ 205 title match at the UFC 210. KO Victims’ “Rumble” list includes Teisheira, Birder, Jimi Manuwa, With Alexander Gustafsson Antonio Rogerio Nogueira..

Romero runs for a long time as a middleweight candidate in the UFC before moving to light heavyweight. “God Soldier” is out of the loss of 5 rounds of decision Israel Adesanya In a £ 185 championship clash at UFC 248 in March 2020.


– MMA Sports

Pairing set for Verator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix including “Rumble” vs Romero

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