Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-09-18, pretty good mma fight: Phil Davis vs Yoel Romero gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Romero vs Davis is the main event of Bellator 266. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Phil Davis record
The former Bellator light-Hw champion Phil Davis entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-6-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jan Blachowicz).
In his last three matches he has beat Karl Albrektsson (Phil Davis vs Karl Albrektsson) and Lyoto Machida (Phil Davis vs Lyoto Machida 2) but then he has lost to Vadim Nemkov (Vadim Nemkov vs Phil Davis 2).
Yoel Romero record
His opponent, the former Olympian wrestler Yoel Romero Palacio, has an official record of 13-5-0 (85% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since March 2020.
The last time he won a fight was against Luke Rockhold in 2018 (Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold); after this bout he has lost to Robert Whittaker (Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero II), Paulo Costa (4 stars-fight, Yoel Romero Palacio vs Paulo Costa) and Israel Adesanya (Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero Palacio).
Davis’ next fight: Phil Davis vs Julius Anglickas
Romero’s next fight: Yoel Romero Palacio vs Alex Polizzi
Bellator 266 info
Event: Bellator 266: Davis vs Romero
Where: SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Bellator 266 fight card
Here is the Bellator 266 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Yoel Romero vs Phil Davis
Neiman Gracie vs Mark Lemminger
Alejandra Lara vs DeAnna Bennett
Georgi Karakhanyan vs Saul Rogers
Christian Edwards vs Ben Parrish
Grant Neal vs Alex Polizzi
Khalid Murtazaliev vs Anthony Adams
Bobby Seronio III vs Socrates Hernandez
Abraham Vaesau vs Albert Gonzales
Rhalan Gracie vs Shane Keefe
Edwin De Los Santos vs Jon Adams
Jesse Delgado vs Joshua Dillon
Bellator 266 weigh-in
Watch the video of Bellator 266 weigh-in from the official BellatorMMA Youtube channel!
Davis vs Romero full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Phil Davis vs Yoel Romero Palacio as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
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SPOILER – Official highlights
Davis vs Romero result
Phil Davis defeated Yoel Romero via split decision. Scores were 30-27, 28-29, 30-27.
Bellator 266 results
Here are the results of all the fights of Bellator 266.
Phil Davis def. Yoel Romero via SD
Neiman Gracie def. Mark Lemminger via TKO r1
DeAnna Bennett def. Alejandra Lara via UD
Saul Rogers def. Georgi Karakhanyan via UD
Ben Parrish def. Christian Edwards via KO r1
Alex Polizzi def. Grant Neal via SD
Anthony Adams def. Khalid Murtazaliev via UD
Bobby Seronio III def. Socrates Hernandez via UD
Abraham Vaesau def. Albert Gonzales via KO r1
Shane Keefe def. Rhalan Gracie via UD
Edwin De Los Santos def. Jon Adams via TKO r1
Jesse Delgado def. Joshua Dillon via UD