Matt Mittrione apologized to the fans who bout the ticked to see him fighting Sergei Kharitonov. Fight was stopped in the first round after 15 seconds of fighting because of Matt's accidental leg kick to the Kharitonov's cup which he could not recover from and fight was called "no contest"
Bellator 207 brought some really good fights. At the main event Ryan Bader defeated Matt Mitrione in first semifinal match of Bellator Heavyweight Grand prix. Bader is the first finalist and he will be facing the winner of Fedor vs Sonnen.
Bellator released first video as countdown for Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinal match which will be held this friday 8th of October 2018. Matt Mitrione and Ryan Bader talked how they see the opponents and what will really happen in the fight.