Bellator MMA is back at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut for a stacked night of fights.
In the main event of Bellator 282, reigning middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi takes on the undefeated Johnny Eblen. The Bellator bantamweight grand prix quarterfinals also wrap up with Danny Sabatello against Leandro Higo in the co-main, preceded by Magomed Magomedov against Enrique Barzola. The winner of Sabatello-Higo takes on Juan Archuleta in the semifinals, while the Magomedov-Barzola winner gets Patchy Mix next. As a reminder, all tournament bouts are five rounds.
Bellator 282 kicks off with a free live stream of the prelims, which can be watched at the top of the page starting at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT. Showtime has the main card at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT. You can watch the main card on Bellator’s YouTube channel if you live in other select international jurisdictions. BBC iPlayer has this card for the United Kingdom viewers.
Main Card (Showtime at 9 p.m. ET)
Johnny Eblen def. Gegard Mousasi via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to win the Bellator middleweight title
Danny Sabatello def. Leandro Higo via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
Magomed Magomedov def. Enrique Barzola via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:27 of Round 4
Brennan Ward def. Kassius Kayne via TKO (punches) at 1:11 of Round 2
Preliminary Card (Online at 6 p.m. ET)
Killys Mota def. Dan Moret via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lucas Brennan def. Johnny Soto via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:34 of Round 1
Alexander Shabliy def. Brent Primus via KO (punches) at 1:22 of Round 2
Cat Zingano def. Pam Sorenson via unanimous decision (29-26, 29-27, 29-27)
Anatoly Tokov def. Muhammed Abdullah via TKO (punches) at 2:28 of Round 1
Sabah Homasi def. Maycon Mendonca KO (punches) at 0:58 of Round 1
Ilara Joanne def. Alejandra Lara via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-27)
James Gonzalez def. Cody Law via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 30-26)
Aaron Jeffery def. Fabio Aguiar via TKO at 3:32 (knees and punches) of Round 2
Mandel Nallo def. Bryce Logan via TKO (punches) at 1:07 of Round 1