Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-05-12, mma bout not so exciting: Gegard Mousasi vs Fabian Edwards gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Edwards vs Mousasi is scheduled to take place Friday, May 12th, at the Accor Arena in Paris (France), in a 5-round middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg) bout; it is the main event of Bellator 296 (Bellator middleweight title eliminator). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Gegard Mousasi record
The black belt in judo, former Strikeforce light-Hw and current Bellator Mw champ Gegard Mousasi entered this fight with a pro record of 49-8-2 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 middleweight in the world.
In his last three bouts he has beat John Salter (Gegard Mousasi vs John Salter) and Austin Vanderford (Gegard Mousasi vs Austin Vanderford) but then he has lost to Johnny Eblen (Gegard Mousasi vs Johnny Eblen).
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.
Fabian Edwards record
His opponent, Fabian Edwards, has an official mma record of 11-2-0 (64% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the middleweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2020 and 2021, against Costello van Steenis and Austin Vanderford, but then he has defeated Lyoto Machida and Charlie Ward.
Edwards’ next fight: Johnny Eblen vs Fabian Edwards
Here is the Bellator full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Gegard Mousasi vs Fabian Edwards
Mansour Barnaoui vs Brent Primus
Douglas Lima vs Costello Van Steenis
Thibault Gouti vs Kane Mousah
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the Bellator 296 pre-fight press conference video, featuring Fabian Edwards and Gegard Mousasi, from the official BellatorMMA Youtube channel!
Watch the video of Bellator 296: Mousasi 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 Gegard Mousasi 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 Mousasi vs Edwards fight?
Fabian Edwards defeated Gegard Mousasi via unanimous decision. Scores were 49–46, 49–46, 49–46.