Bellator 257: Nemkov vs Davis 2 Live Results

Check out all the results and highlights from the Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix at Bellator 257. Vadim Nemkov defends his 205-pound title in the main event in a rematch against Phil Davis. Corey Anderson takes on Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov in the co-main event.

Vadim Nemkov retained his 205-pound title beating Phil Davis in the quarter finals of the light heavyweight grand prix. Nemkov will move into the semi-finals to defend his title against either Antony Johnson or Yoel Romero.

Paul Daley pulled off an amazing come from behind win in his catchweight fight with Sabah Homasi. Daley was hurt badly in round one but survived and landed a left hook on Homasi in the second round to finish the fight.

Steve Mowry made short work of Shaun Asher in their heavyweight clash. Mowry landed a knee to the jaw of Asher, ending the fight in under one minute.

Stand up specialist Raymond Daniels overcame Peter Stanonik by unanimous decision in the welterweight division.

Mads Burnell looked sensational in victory as he picked up a second round submission over Saul Rogers. Burnell threatened with the submission in round one and was successful with a rear naked choke to seal the win.

Jay Jay Wilson remained undefeated as he picked up a TKO victory over SBG’s Pedro Carvalho in round two of their featherweight encounter.

Main Card

Light Heavyweight Title: Vadim Nemkov def. Phil Davis via unanimous decision (48-47 x3)

Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson def. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov via TKO (punches) at of round 3

Flyweight: Veta Arteaga def. Desiree Yanez via majority decision (29-27 x2, 28-28)

Catchweight 175 lbs: Paul Daley def. Sabah Homasi via TKO (punches) at 1:44 of round 2

Preliminary Card

Featherweight: Julia Budd def. Dayana Silva via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Light Heavyweight: Julius Anglickas def. Gregory Milliard via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Heavyweight: Steve Mowry def. Shaun Asher via TKO (knee & punches) at 0:55 of round 1

Welterweight: Grachik Bozinyan def. Demarques Jackson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Welterweight: Raymond Daniels def. Peter Stanonik via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26)

Lightweight: Lance Gibson Jr. def. Marcus Surin via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Light Heavyweight: Karl Albrektsson def. Viktor Nemkov via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Featherweight: Mads Burnell def. Saul Rogers via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:08 of round 2

Featherweight: Jay Jay Wilson def. Pedro Carvalho via TKO (punches) at 0:53 of round 2

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