Monday, May 23, 2022

Bellator 261 Results: Valentin Moldavsky Wins Interim Heavyweight Title

UPDATE: Bellator 261 is in the books. In the main event, Valentin Moldavsky defeated Timothy Johnson via unanimous decision to win the interim Bellator Heavyweight Championship.

The time arrived for Bellator 261.

Tonight (June 25), Bellator 261 will take place inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. In the main event, Timothy Johnson and Valentin Moldavsky will do battle for the interim Bellator Heavyweight Title. An interim title has been put in place as champion Ryan Bader is currently participating in the Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix.

Taking the co-headlining spot will be Liz Carmouche vs. Kana Watanabe. Also featured on the main card will be Daniel Weichel vs. Keoni Diggs, Myles Jury vs. Sidney Outlaw, and Christian Edwards vs. Simon Biyong.

Bellator 261 Live Stream Info

Bellator 261 will begin with the prelims at 6:25 p.m. ET. You can catch the Bellator 261 LIVE STREAM of the prelims above. The action will transition to Showtime with the main card at 9 p.m. ET.

Keep refreshing this page throughout the night for LIVE results and highlights.

Main Card (9 p.m. ET, Showtime)

  • Valentin Moldavsky def. Timothy Johnson via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
  • Liz Carmouche def. Kana Watanabe via KO (punches) – R1, 0:35
  • Sidney Outlaw def. Myles Jury via submission (rear-naked choke) – R3, 4:44
  • Daniel Weichel def. Keoni Diggs via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
  • Christian Edwards def. Simon Biyong via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Prelims (6:25 p.m. ET, MMA News)

  • John de Jesus def. John Macapa via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Taylor Johnson def. Lance Wright via submission (rear-naked choke) – R1, 2:59
  • Jaylon Bates def. Cody Matthews via submission (armbar) – R2, 4:04
  • Isaiah Hokit def. Corey Samuels via KO (punches) – R1, 0:10
  • Soren Bak def. Bobby Lee via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-27)
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