The Bellator heavyweight thousand prix elimination rounds start on Friday, Oct. 12 at Bellator 207 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn, as light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader goes up against Matt Mitrione. The champ proceeds onward to confront the victor of Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianenko — a match that happens the next day.
Bader (25-5) has a flawless record 3-0 in Bellator. In his first Bellator challenge, he vanquished Phil Davis by consistent choice to catch the light heavyweight title at Bellator NYC in June 2017. The 35-year-old progressed to the elimination rounds by thumping out Muhammad Lawal in only 15 seconds at Bellator 199 in May.
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Mitrione (13-5) is additionally undefeated in his Bellator run, having gone 4-0. He has won three of those battles by knockout, including Emelianenko at the previously mentioned Bellator NYC occasion. The previous NFL player made it into this round by crushing Roy Nelson by lion’s share choice at Bellator 194 in February.
It is an interesting matchup with Bader holding the speed and hooking advantage, while Mitrione has the power edge. Will Bader beat that enormous hindrance and proceed with his adventure to turning into the initial two-division champion in the advancement? Or then again does Mitrione impact forward to the finals?
Bellator 207 date, begin time
Bellator 207 happens on Friday, Oct. 12. The primary card will start at 9 p.m.
The most effective method to watch Bellator 207
The whole Bellator 207 battle card is gushing on DAZN, starting at 7 p.m., and the fundamental card pretense on Paramount Network.
Bellator 207 battle card
Matt Mitrione versus Ryan Bader; Bellator heavyweight thousand prix elimination rounds
Roy Nelson versus Sergei Kharitonov; Heavyweight
Lorenz Larkin versus Particle Pascu; Welterweight
Kevin Ferguson Jr. versus Corey Browning; Lightweight
Carrington Banks versus Mandel Nallo; Lightweight
Kristi Lopez versus Sarah Click; Women’s Flyweight
Andre Fialho versus Javier Torres; Middleweight
Lisa Blaine versus Alexandra Ballou; Women’s Flyweight
Nicholas Giulietti versus Alex Ortiz; Lightweight
TBA versus Dwindle Barrett; Lightweight
Tim Caron versus Reginaldo Felix; Middleweight
Sinead Kavanagh versus Janay Harding; Women’s Featherweight
Kastriot Xhema versus Pat Casey; Welterweight
Michael Kimbel versus Alex Potts; Bantamweight
Sean Lally versus Kemran Lachinov; Welterweight