Bellator 288 takes place live tonight on SHOWTIME, and MMA News is here to bring you all the results and highlights from the action!
In the main event, Vadim Nemkov and Corey Anderson will run it back to determine who the best light heavyweight in the promotion is. Their first bout ended in a no-contest after an accidental clash of heads. Tonight, there will be closure and answers provided between these two grand prix finalists.
In the co-main event, Patricky Freire will be defending his lightweight championship against Usman Nurmagomedov. Freire will be attempting to complete his first successful title defense while Nurmagomedov will try to add another championship to Dagestan’s ever-growing MMA history.
The main card kicks off at 9:00 PM ET on SHOWTIME, with the preliminary card beginning at 6:00 PM ET.
Below, you can find the full card for tonight, including yesterday’s weigh-in results. And be sure to check back here for the results and highlights as they come in.
MAIN CARD (SHOWTIME (9 PM ET)
- Light Heavyweight Championship Bout: Vadim Nemkov (c) (203.8) vs. Corey Anderson (204.2)
- Lightweight Championship Bout: Patricky Freire (c) (154) vs. Usman Nurmagomedov (154.8)
- Daniel Weichel (145.2) vs. Timur Khizriev (146)
- Daniel James (264.8) vs. Tyrell Fortune (257.2)
- Levan Chokheli (170.6) vs. Roman Faraldo (170.8)
PRELIMINARY CARD (YouTube, 6 p.m. ET)
- Imamshafi Aliev (185.8) vs. Sean Fallon (185.6)
- Jairo Pacheco (155.6) vs. Killys Mota (155.6)
- Archie Colgan (154.8) vs. Jesse Hannam (155.8)
- Jay Radick (205.6) vs. Sullivan Cauley (205.6)
- Jayden Taulker (185.6) vs. Jordan Newman (185.6)
- Laird Anderson (145.6) vs. Rob Fenicle (146)
- Isaiah Hokit (145.4) vs. Matias Nader (144)
- Kory Moegenburg (246.2) vs. Wladmir Gouvea (265.8)