Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-06-24, pretty good mma fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Johnny Eblen gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Eblen vs Mousasi, main event of the Bellator 282, is valid for the Bellator middleweight title (Mousasi’s third defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Gegard Mousasi record
The black belt in judo, former Strikeforce light-Hw and current Bellator Mw champion Gegard Mousasi entered this fight with a professional mma record of 49-7-2 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Israel Adesanya).
He was defeated by Rafael Lovato Jr in 2019 (via majority decision, Gegard Mousasi vs Rafael Lovato Jr) but then he has won four fights beating John Salter (Gegard Mousasi vs John Salter) and Austin Vanderford in his last two (Gegard Mousasi vs Austin Vanderford).
If you want to watch one of Mousasi’s best fights, here is one match ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2014: Mark Munoz vs Gegard Mousasi.
Mousasi’s next fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Fabian Edwards
Johnny Eblen record
His opponent, the undefeated Johnny Eblen, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (55% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.22 in the middleweight division.
In his last three matches he has beat Travis Davis, Collin Huckbody and John Salter.
Eblen’s next fight: Johnny Eblen vs Anatoly Tokov
Bellator 282 info
Event: Bellator 282: Mousasi vs. Eblen
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Title: Bellator middleweight World Championship
Bellator 282 fight card
Here is the Bellator 282 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Gegard Mousasi vs Johnny Eblen
Leandro Higo vs Danny Sabatello
Magomed Magomedov vs Enrique Barzola
Brennan Ward vs Kassius Kayne
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on Youtube / Pluto TV)
Dan Moret vs Killys Mota
Lucas Brennan vs Johnny Soto
Brent Primus vs Alexander Shabliy
Cat Zingano vs Pam Sorenson
Anatoly Tokov vs Muhammad Abdullah
Sabah Homasi vs Maycon Mendonca
Alejandra Lara vs Ilara Joanne
Cody Law vs James Gonzalez
Aaron Jeffery vs Fabio Aguiar
Bryce Logan vs Mandel Nallo
Bellator 282 weigh-in
Watch the video of Bellator 282: Gegard Mousasi vs Johnny Eblen weigh-in from the official BellatorMMA Youtube channel!
Mousasi vs Eblen full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Gegard Mousasi vs Johnny Eblen 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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Mousasi vs Eblen result
Johnny Eblen defeated Gegard Mousasi via unanimous decision. Scores were 50–45, 50–45, 50–45.