One of the most anticipated events, Bellator 290, is set to begin at the Kia Forum in Inglewood, California, where MMA great Fedor Emelianenko is all set to bid farewell after his last action against Ryan Bader, an opponent he challenged for the Bellator heavyweight title.
The Venue, Date, and Start Time:
- Venue: Kia Forum in Inglewood, California (capacity to fill in 17,500 people)
- Date: Saturday, February 4 | Sunday, February 5
- Prelims Time: 6:00 pm ET | 11:00 pm GMT | 10:00 am AEDT
- Main Card Time: 9:00 pm ET | 2:00 am GMT | 1:00 pm AEDT
- TV: CBS
- Streams: FightpassOolaTV
After their first fight in January 2019 went in favor of Bader (defeated in the first round TKO), former two-division champion Ryan Bader (30-7-1) is going to defend his heavyweight title against Fedor Emelianenko (40-6-1) in the rematch, in the main event.
Three-time Pac-10 championships gold medalist Ryan Bader accumulated a 15-5 UFC record and has won the Bellator light heavyweight title, Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix, and the heavyweight title (after beating Fedor).
Bellator 290: Bader vs Fedor 2 Live Streaming From anywhere
Bellator 290 takes place inside the Kia Forum in California. The arena can hold up to 17,500 people. Fans can watch the highly anticipated fight through the following live-streaming links and TV Channels: Bellator 290 can be seen on CBS and streamed via on FightpassOolaTV in the anywhere.
Bellator 290: Bader vs Fedor live In USA:
- ESPN (subscription required)
- Showtime (subscription required)
- Bellator’s YouTube channel (prelims)
Bellator 290: Bader vs Fedor Live In Canada
Bellator 290: Bader vs Fedor In United Kingdom:
- BBC iPlayer
Bellator 290: Bader vs Fedor In Australia:
- 10 Play
Bellator 290 Fight Preview:
In his last fight, he beat Cheick Kongo in a May rematch after he decided to defend the heavyweight belt.
On the other hand, his Russian opponent, Fedor, a multi-time Sambo gold medalist, has beaten the likes of Semmy Schilt, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Mark Coleman, Kevin Randleman, Miro Cro Cop, Mark Hunt, and Andrei Arlovski. Fedor is 4-2 with promotion and on a two-fight win streak, with the last fight, a knockout one over Timothy Johnson, in 2021.
In the co-main event, Johnny Eblen (12-0) will defend his middleweight belt against Anatoly Tokov (31-3). While in the main card, Sabah Homasi (17-10) and Brennan Ward (16-6) will face off at welterweight.
In the prelims, former welterweight title challenger Neiman Gracie (11-4) will face Dante Schiro (9-4). In another fight, No. 8-ranked middleweight Lorenz Larkin (24-7, 2 NC) and Mukhamed Berkhamov (15-1, 1 NC) will face each other in the rematch at welterweight.
No. 5-ranked heavyweight contender Steve Mowry (10-0, 1 NC) will face former 2008 men’s freestyle Olympian and promotional newcomer Ali Isaev (9-0) in another prelim fight.
Ryan Bader Bio and Record:
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: June 7, 1983
- Height: 6′ 2″
- Reach: 74″
- Total Fights: 37
- Record: 30-7-0
Fedor Emelianenko Bio and Record:
- Nationality: Russian
- Date of Birth: September 28, 1976
- Height: 6′ 0″
- Reach: 76″
- Total Fights: 46
- Record: 40-6-0
Bellator 290 Fight Card:
Ryan Bader (c) vs. Fedor Emelianenko (Bellator heavyweight title)
Johnny Eblen (c) vs. Anatoly Tokov (Bellator middleweight title)
Sabah Homasi vs. Brennan Ward (welterweights)
- Neiman Gracie vs. Dante Schiro (welterweights)
- Lorenz Larkin vs. Mukhamed Berkhamov (welterweights)
- Henry Corrales vs. Akhmed Magomedov (featherweights)
- Ali Isaev vs. Steve Mowry (heavyweights)
- Chris Gonzalez vs. Max Rohskopf (lightweights)
- Karl Albrektsson vs. Grant Neal (light heavyweights)
- Alejandra Lara vs. Diana Avsaragova (flyweights)
- Darrion Caldwell vs. Nikita Mikhailov (bantamweights)
- Jornel Lugo vs. Jaylon Bates (bantamweights)
- Isaiah Hokit vs. Peter Ishiguro (featherweights)
- Ethan Hughes vs. Yusuf Karakaya (welterweights)
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