Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-11-18, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma match Vadim Nemkov vs Corey Anderson 2 gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Anderson vs Nemkov 2 is scheduled to take place Friday, November 18th, at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago (Illinois, USA), in a 5-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is the final of the Bellator light-heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament ($1 million dollar prize) and it is valid for the Bellator title – main event of Bellator 288. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Vadim Nemkov record
The current Bellator light-Hw and four time Combat Sambo world champion Vadim Nemkov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 14-2-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jiri Prochazka).
He suffered two consecutive losses between 2015 and 2016, against Jiri Prochazka (Jiri Prochazka vs Vadim Nemkov) and Karl Albrektsson, but then he has won nine matches beating Phil Davis (Vadim Nemkov vs Phil Davis 2) and Julius Anglickas in his last two (Vadim Nemkov vs Julius Anglickas); after this match he faced Corey Anderson in April 2022 but it ended in a no-contest due to an accidental clash of heads (Vadim Nemkov vs Corey Anderson).
Nemkov’s next fight: Vadim Nemkov vs Yoel Romero Palacio
Corey Anderson record
His opponent, the Tuf 19 tournament winner Corey Anderson, has an official record of 16-5-0 (50% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.5 in the light heavyweight division.
He was defeated by Jan Blachowicz in 2020 (Corey Anderson vs Jan Blachowicz 2) but then he has beat Melvin Manhoef (Corey Anderson vs Melvin Manhoef), Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (Corey Anderson vs Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov) and Ryan Bader (Ryan Bader vs Corey Anderson).
Anderson’s next fight: Corey Anderson vs Phil Davis
Here is the Bellator 288 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Vadim Nemkov vs Corey Anderson 2
Patricky Freire vs Usman Nurmagomedov
Daniel Weichel vs Timur Khizriev
Tyrell Fortune vs Daniel James
Roman Faraldo vs Levan Chokheli
Watch the video of Bellator 288: Nemkov vs Anderson 2 weigh-in from the official Bellator MMA Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Vadim Nemkov vs Corey Anderson 2 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)
Highlights – we are going to post the full fight as soon as we find it
SPOILER – Official highlights
Who won Nemkov vs Anderson 2 fight?
Vadim Nemkov defeated Corey Anderson via unanimous decision. Scores were 48–47, 49–46, 49–46.