Bellator 288 is keyed as well as prepared to decrease later TONIGHT (Fri., Nov. 18, 2022) inside Wintrust Field in Chicago, Ill., including a champion doubleheader. In the main event of the night, Light Heavyweight kingpin, Vadim Nemkov, will certainly rematch Corey Anderson in the Grand Prix finale. Co-headlining the event will certainly be a highly-intriguing Light-weight title battle as Patricky Pitbull places his 155-pound belt on the line versus Usman Nurmagomedov.
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Bellator 288 Quick Results:
205 lbs.: Champion Vadim Nemkov vs. Corey Anderson
155 lbs.: Champ Patricky Pitbull vs. Usman Nurmagomedov
145 lbs.: Daniel Weichel vs. Timur Khizriev – Khizriev via consentaneous decision
265 lbs.: Tyrell Ton of money vs. Daniel James – James using second-round TKO
170 lbs.: Roman Faraldo vs. Levan Chokheli – Chokheli through consentaneous decision
185 lbs.: Imamshafi Aliev vs. Sean Fallon – Aliev through first-round TKO (physician’s deduction).
155 lbs.: Archie Colgan vs. Jesse Hannam – Colgan by means of first-round TKO.
185 lbs.: Jordan Newman vs. Jayden Taulker – Newman via second-round submission (guillotine choke).
155 lbs.: Killys Mota vs. Jairo Pachecho – Mota by means of consentaneous choice.
205 lbs.: Sullivan Cauley vs. Jay Radick – Cauley through first-round knockout.
145 lbs.: Laird Anderson vs. Rob Fenicle – Anderson through second-round TKO.
145 lbs.: Isaiah Hokit vs. Matias Nader – Hokit by means of second-round TKO.
265 lbs.: Vlad Gouvea vs. Kory Moegenburg – Gouvea by means of second-round TKO.
Bellator 288 Play-By-Play:.
Champ Vadim Nemkov vs. Corey Anderson.
Final result :
Champion Patricky Pitbull vs. Usman Nurmagomedov.
Round 1: High kick for Nurmagomedov to kick things off. Pitbull, a little bit tentative, has yet to pop off any type of violation. Nurmagomedov with a wonderful straight kick to the body. 2 minutes in, not a ton of infraction. Inside kick for Nurmagomedov and also Pitbull is simply refraining from doing anything … whatsoever. One more kick to the body for Nurmagomedov. One more kick, this is blocked by Pitbull. High kick is blocked by Pitbull. High from Pitbull misses whatever. There had not been a lots of activity in the initial 5, however Nurmagomedov was the more busy of the two. 10-9 Nurmagomedov.
Final result :
Daniel Weichel vs. Timur Khizriev.
Round 1: Both guys are a little bit tentative to begin. Midway through the opening round. Low kick kind Weichel, Khizriev comes over the leading with a looping right hand.
Round 2: Both come out hostile and Weichel lands a tidy left hook. A one-two from Khizriev land. They are trading strikes in the center of the cage, a bit much more serious from both males below in round two. Counter right hand lands for Weichel. Uppercut hardly misses its mark for Khizriev. Weichel’s striking can’t capture their target, while Khizriev is busy tossing clean shots, yet nothing that has really injure his foe. Kick to the head is blocked by Khizriev and he throws his challenger down to the mat. Khizriev kicking the legs, however it isn’t sufficient activity for the referee, who brings the fight back to the standing setting. Double jab splits the guard of Weichel. Another good jab for Khizriev. Weichel is reduced under his left eye. He once more tries a flying knee that hits air. 10-9 Khizriev.
Round 3: Attractive left hand from Khizriev stuns Weichel. Weichel changes level for a minute and also he is a bit much more immediate being down 2 rounds going into the last one. Front kick lands for Weichel, however Khizriev strolls via it as the battle comes to an end.
Result: Khizriev def. Weichel through unanimous decision.
Tyrell Fortune vs. Daniel James.
Round 1: They touch handwear covers. It’s limited as well as James is battling the hands and he reverses placement and he starts touchdown bombs on Lot of money to close out the round. Super close round.
Round 2: James lands a big uppercut in the opening seconds of round 2 that drops Ton of money! He pounces as well as starts allowing his elbows to fly. One after another. The umpire is giving Ton of money time to recoup yet he has actually seen enough. Wow! What a debut from James!
Outcome: James def. Fortune by means of second-round TKO.
Roman Faraldo vs. Levan Chokheli.
Round 1: Both guys appear swinging as well as Chokheli goes for an early takedown, as well as he gets it. Chokheli nearly had a choke yet Faralod gets away. Back to their feet and also Chokheli is allowing his clenched fist fly as well as he rocks Faraldo for a moment. Chokheli embraces the takedown, stuffed and also a great judo toss from Farlaldo, who ends up in place placement. That was smooth. Farldo is beginning to let the elbows fly as well as Chokheli in some way reverses position and he is currently in guard. Chokheli is not doing a lot from this position. He starts and also gets some space with the ground-and-pound. Faraldo tries to return up but Chokheli is preserving position. Faraldo scrambles, however he can’t get away from his challenger’s tight grasp. This was a close round but Chokheli takes it. 10-9 Chokheli.
Round 2: Faraldo lands a right hand and Chokheli once more goes with a takedown, however it is packed. They are swinging for the fences, yet Chokheli doesn’t like it one little bit and also gets hold of a hold of Faraldo and also pushes him up against the cage. Chokheli remains in Faraldo’s open guard. Chokheli takes Faraldo’s back and also is now on the hunt for the rear-naked choke. Faraldo runs away but he eats a kick to the face from Chokheli. Chokheli grabs a hold of Faraldo and also drags him to the fence, however he is consuming some elbows to the side of the go to his problems. Chokheli with a nice right yet Faraldo drops him with a nice right-hand man and he attacks. Chokheli tries to make it through while Faraldo unleashes heck with his fists. He runs out of problems for now. Faraldo currently lands several blows sideways of the head as well as he subtracts a point for grabbing the fence. He ends the round with continuous arm joints. He would’ve won the round had it not been for the fence grab. 9-9.
Round 3: Faraldo needs a finish because if he wins this round the battle will certainly be a draw. Both guys slowed quite a little bit in the third and final round after throwing some major warmth in the very first two rounds. It’s a crucial takedown that will certainly score him factors in the round.
Final result: Chokheli def. Faraldo through unanimous choice.