Keep updated with what’s taking place right now at Bellator 292: Usman Nurmagomedov vs. Benson Henderson, which is going on from the SAP Middle in San Jose, California.
There’s a fairly enjoyable most important card occurring right here with Bellator’s light-weight Grand Prix kicking off in the primary and co-main occasions. Opening up the primary card, the exceptionally distinctive Michael ‘Venom’ Web page will make his return to MMA following a one-off in Naked Knuckle.
Closing out the present tonight won’t solely be a GP bout, however it would additionally contain Bellator’s undefeated 155-pound champion, Usman Nurmagomedov, assembly a person who was as soon as upon a time the UFC’s light-weight king, Benson Henderson.
Say what you need about Bendo being previous his prime, however he nonetheless finds methods to present these youthful studs a tough time. I’m comfortable that he’s on this match, and I’m glad that he has one other alternative for a Bellator belt. Enjoyable truth: Henderson had 14 matches throughout his tenure with the UFC, and tonight will mark his 14th bout with Bellator. The place does the time go?
Earlier than that, the opening spherical of Bellator’s light-weight GP is getting an explosive one between the 20-4 Tofiq Musayev, and the 22-3 Alexander Shabliy. You’ve acquired Musayev coming off of that candy sub 30-second knockout of Sidney Outlaw, after which Shabliy trying to construct off of his sensible battering of Brent Primus. This one needs to be a canine battle!
The principle card is slated for 10:00pm ET, and could be streamed on SHOWTIME. The preliminary bouts start at 7:25pm ET, and may been seen on Bellator’s YouTube channel.
Usman Nurmagomedov def. Benson Henderson by submission (RNC) at 2:37 of spherical 1: Light-weight Title/GP
Alexander Shabliy def. Tofiq Musayev by TKO at :29 of spherical 4: Light-weight GP
Linton Vassell def. Valentin Moldavsky by KO at 3:03 of spherical 1: Heavyweight
Michael Web page def. Goiti Yamauchi by KO at :26 of spherical 1: Welterweight
Enrique Barzola def. Erik Perez by unanimous choice (30-27 x2, 29-28): Bantamweight
Josh Hill def. Cass Bell by cut up choice (29-28 x2, 28-29): Featherweight
Khalid Murtazaliev def. Tony Johnson by unanimous choice (30-27 x3): Middleweight
Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov def. Julius Anglickas by unanimous choice (30-27 x3): Mild Heavyweight
Laird Anderson def. Rogelio Luna by technical submission (RNC) at 2:41 of spherical 1: Featherweight
Theo Haig def. Adam Wamsley by submission (Guillotine) at 3:01 of spherical 1: Middleweight
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Concerning the writer: Eddie Mercado has lined fight sports activities since 2015. He covers every little thing from betting odds to reside occasions and fighter interviews. He holds a 1-0 report in professional MMA and holds a purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu. (full bio)