Bellator 214 just closed out the promotion’s heavyweight Grand Prix when Ryan Bader starched Fedor Emelianenko in the main event. The light heavyweight king Bader is also Bellator’s new heavyweight ruler, and this marks the first time that Bellator has a champ champ. Bader has now won seven fights in a row and at 27-5, what will Bellator’s heavyweight Grand Prix winner do next? Bader announced in his post-fight interview that he is interested in defending both belts.
Bader landed a huge left hook that dropped Fedor like a sack of potatoes. A couple of ground strikes later, and the referee was right there to prevent any further damage to Fedor. It was over.
Ryan Bader def. Fedor Emelianenko by KO at :35 of round 1: Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals
— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) January 27, 2019
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