Bader wins light heavyweight title in Bellator’s NYC debut


NEW YORK — Ryan Bader defeated Phil Davis using cut up the decision in his Bellator debut to win the promoting’s a mild heavyweight championship on Saturday night time at Madison Square Garden. My Latest News

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Bader (23-5) defeated Davis in an MMA bout for the second time in his profession, and his win capped the undercard in Bellator’s New York debut. Bader gained a lackluster bout filled with extra books than blows. Referee Dan Miragliotta stepped among the fighters within the fourth round. He warned them the approximate state of no activity — one of the few instances the gang cheered in a TV bout designed in part to get fans addicted to ordering Bellator’s second pay-per-view card.

Bader had edged out a breakup a decision victory over Davis whilst the former Division I All-American wrestlers fought for the primary time on a UFC card in January 2015. The loss was Davis’ closing in UFC, and he had won four directly Bellator fights headed into the rematch.

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