The black belt in karate Matt Mitrione entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-6-0 (85% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.16 heavyweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has beat Roy Nelson (Roy Nelson vs Matt Mitrione 2), has lost to Ryan Bader (Ryan Bader vs Matt Mitrione) and in his last one, he has faced Kharitonov, but it has ended in a no contest (accidental groin strike, Matt Mitrione vs Sergei Kharitonov I).
His opponent, Sergei Kharitonov, has an official record of 28-6-0 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class. Before the first fight with Mitrione, Sergei had also beat Roy Nelson (Roy Nelson vs Sergei Kharitonov). Mitrione vs Kharitonov 2 is the main event of Bellator 225. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 225: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov 2
Where: Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Their previous fight: Matt Mitrione vs Sergei Kharitonov I
Kharitonov’s next fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Linton Vassell
Mitrione’s next fight: Matt Mitrione vs Timothy Johnson
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