BELLATOR 298 delivered thrilling fights and resulted in significant changes to the official BELLATOR rankings. Find out who advanced and what to expect at BELLATOR 300.
LOS ANGELES — BELLATOR 298: Storley vs. Ward delivered a sold-out crowd at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. this past Friday night. The event showcased an array of exciting fights and resulted in significant changes to the official BELLATOR rankings.
One of the standout performances of the night came from middleweight contender Aaron Jeffery, who jumped two spots to claim the No. 4 ranking. Jeffery’s impressive display of skill and determination earned him recognition as a rising star in the division.
In the women’s flyweight division, Justine Kish made a statement with her dominant performance, advancing three spots to secure the No. 7 ranking. Kish’s victory showcased her technical prowess and solidified her position as a top contender in the division.
The event also saw the debut of two promising fighters in the rankings. Sullivan Cauley entered the light heavyweight rankings at No. 10, while Katerina Shakalova made her mark in the women’s featherweight division, claiming the No. 7 spot.
BELLATOR 300, set to take place on Saturday, October 7 at San Diego’s Pechanga Arena, promises to be another historic event. For the first time ever, the main card will feature FOUR World Championship matchups, making it a must-see for fight fans.
The reigning Heavyweight World Champion, Ryan Bader, will defend his title in a highly anticipated rematch against No. 1-ranked Linton Vassell. This clash of titans is expected to be a thrilling battle that will leave fans on the edge of their seats.
In the women’s featherweight division, the top pound-for-pound female fighter in the world, Cris Cyborg, will face off against No. 1-ranked Cat Zingano in a grudge match between two of the sport’s most recognizable athletes. The intensity and skill on display in this matchup are sure to captivate fans worldwide.
The BELLATOR Lightweight World Grand Prix continues with a semifinal matchup between incumbent champion Usman Nurmagomedov and former champion Brent Primus. Nurmagomedov’s undefeated record will be put to the test as he defends his belt against the skilled and determined Primus.
Finally, two of San Diego’s top fighters, Liz Carmouche and Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, will square off in a highly anticipated battle for the women’s flyweight title. This matchup between close friends and training partners adds an extra layer of intrigue to an already exciting event.
Tickets for BELLATOR 300 go on sale this Friday, August 18 at BELLATOR.com and Axs.com. Fight fans won’t want to miss this historic night of world-class MMA action.
BELLATOR 300 Fight Card
|Ryan Bader vs. Linton Vassell
|Cris Cyborg vs. Cat Zingano
|Usman Nurmagomedov vs. Brent Primus
|Liz Carmouche vs. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane
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