Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-08-13, mma fight not so exciting: Gegard Mousasi vs John Salter gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Salter vs Mousasi, main event of Bellator 264, is valid for the Bellator middleweight title (Mousasi’s first 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 pro mma record of 47-7-2 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Israel Adesanya).
He lost to Rafael Lovato Jr in 2019 (via majority decision, Gegard Mousasi vs Rafael Lovato Jr) but then he has won over Lyoto Machida (Gegard Mousasi vs Lyoto Machida 2) and Douglas Lima (Gegard Mousasi vs Douglas Lima).
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.
John Salter record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu John Salter, has a record of 18-4-0 (94% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.22 in the middleweight division.
He was also defeated by Rafael Lovato Jr (via submission in 2018, Rafael Lovato Jr vs John Salter) but then he has beat Chidi Njokuani (Chidi Njokuani vs John Salter), Costello van Steenis (John Salter vs Costello van Steenis) and Andrew Kapel.
Mousasi’s next fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Austin Vanderford
Bellator 264 info
Event: Bellator 264: Mousasi vs Salter
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Title: Bellator Middleweight Championship
Bellator 264 fight card
Here is the Bellator 264 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Gegard Mousasi vs John Salter
Andrey Koreshkov vs Sabah Homasi
Raufeon Stots vs Magomed Magomedov
Davion Franklin vs Everett Cummings
Ty Gwerder vs Khadzhimurat Bestaev
Pam Sorenson vs Roberta Paim Samad
Sebastian Ruiz vs Jeffrey Glossner
Orlando Mendoza vs Jon McNeil
Bellator 264 weigh-in
Watch the video of Bellator 264 weigh-in from the official Bellator Youtube channel!
Mousasi vs Salter full fight video / highlights
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Mousasi vs Salter result
Gegard Mousasi defeated John Salter via TKO at 2:07, round 3.