Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-06-25, good finish but the rest of the bout was not so exciting: the mma fight Timothy Johnson vs Valentin Moldavsky get two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Moldavsky vs Johnson is the main event of Bellator 261 and it is valid for the interim Bellator heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Timothy Johnson record
Timothy Johnson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 15-6-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 heavyweight in the world.
He lost two consecutive matches between 2018 and 2019, against Cheick Kongo (Cheick Kongo vs Timothy Johnson I) and Vitaly Minakov (Vitaly Minakov vs Timothy Johnson) but then he has won three bouts beating Tyrell Fortune, Matt Mitrione (Matt Mitrione vs Timothy Johnson) and taking revenge on Kongo (Cheick Kongo vs Timothy Johnson II).
Valentin Moldavsky record
His opponent, the 2018 world combat sambo champion Valentin Moldavsky, has an official record of 10-1-0 (40% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the heavyweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Amir Aliakbari in 2016 (via split decision, Valentin Moldavsky vs Amir Aliakbari), since then he has won five consecutive fights defeating Javy Ayala and Roy Nelson in 2020 (Valentin Moldavsky vs Roy Nelson).
Johnson’s next fight: Fedor Emelianenko vs Timothy Johnson
Moldavsky’s next fight: Ryan Bader vs Valentin Moldavsky
Johnson vs Moldavsky full fight video / highlights
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Official video – main card – If you can’t watch this video, use a VPN set on Asian countries
Johnson vs Moldavsky highlights – spoiler
Bellator 261 info
Event: Bellator 261: Johnson vs Moldavsky
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Title: interim Bellator Heavyweight World championship
Johnson vs Moldavsky result
Valentin Moldavsky defeated Timothy Johnson via unanimous decision. Scores were 50-45, 49-46, 49-46.