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Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021

Bellator Announces Opponents For Usman Nurmagomedov & Vitaly Minakov

Khabib and Usman Nurmagomedov (right) (photo via Instagram)

By FCF Staff

Bellator has added two more bouts to the promotion’s upcoming card in Moscow, Russia, which include Russian fighters Usman Nurmagomedov and Vitaly Minakov.

The undefeated Nurmagomedov (13-0) will take on Patrik Pietila (11-8) in a 160 pound, catchweight fight.

The former heavyweight champ Minakov (22-1), meanwhile, will battle Said Sowma (7-2).

The October 23rd card will be headlined by a fight between the legendary Fedor Emelianenko  (39-6) and heavyweight contender, Tim Johnson (15-7).

Here is the line-up to date for Bellator 269.

Updated BELLATOR 269: Fedor vs. Johnson Card:

Heavyweight Main Event: Fedor Emelianenko (39-6, 1 NC) vs. #2-Tim Johnson (15-7)

Heavyweight Bout: Vitaly Minakov (22-1) vs. #8-Said Sowma (7-2)

160-pound contract weight bout: #6-Usman Nurmagomedov (13-0) vs. Patrik Pietila (11-8)

Welterweight Bout: Andrey Koreshkov (24-4) vs Rustam Khabilov (24-4)

Preliminary Card:

Bantamweight Bout: Brian Moore (14-7) vs. Nikita Mikhailov (7-1)

Welterweight Bout: Grachik Bozinyan (11-4) vs. Ross Houston (8-1, 1 NC)

Women’s Flyweight Bout: Irina Alekseeva (3-1) vs. Stephanie lelo Page (5-2)

Welterweight Bout: Alexey Shurkevich (12-4) vs. Christian Eckerlin (13-5)

*Card subject to change.

posted by FCF Staff @ 3:06 pm
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