Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-09-23, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma bout Johnny Eblen vs Fabian Edwards gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Edwards vs Eblen is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 23rd, at the 3Arena in Dublin (Ireland), in a 5-round middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg) bout; it is the main event of Bellator 299 (also known as Bellator Dublin) and it is valid for the Bellator middleweight world championship (Eblen’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Johnny Eblen record
The undefeated Bellator Mw champion Johnny Eblen entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-0-0 (46% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Sean Strickland).
In his last three bouts he has beat John Salter, Gegard Mousasi (Gegard Mousasi vs Johnny Eblen) and Anatoly Tokov (Johnny Eblen vs Anatoly Tokov).
Fabian Edwards record
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Fabian Edwards, has an official record of 12-2-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the middleweight division.
He lost two consecutive fights between 2020 and 2021, against Costello van Steenis and Austin Vanderford, but then he has won over Lyoto Machida, Charlie Ward and Gegard Mousasi (Gegard Mousasi vs Fabian Edwards).
Here is the Bellator 299 ORRR Eblen vs Edwards full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Johnny Eblen vs Fabian Edwards
Pedro Carvalho vs Aaron Pico
Sinead Kavanagh vs Sara Collins
Mads Burnell vs Daniel Weichel
Levan Chokheli vs Sabah Homasi
Watch the video of Bellator 299: Eblen vs Edwards weigh-in from the official BellatorMMA Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Johnny Eblen vs Fabian Edwards 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)
Who won Eblen vs Edwards fight?
Johnny Eblen defeated Fabian Edwards via KO at 0:21, round 3.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the Bellator 299 post-fight interview video of Johnny Eblen and Fabian Edwards.