Bellator 282: Mousasi vs. Eblen Live – Fight Title
JUNE 24, 2022 MOHEGAN SUN ARENA IN UNCASVILLE, CONN. MAIN CARD (9 P.M. ET ON SHOWTIME): PRELIMS (YOUTUBE AT 6 P.M. ET)
Fairly a few month removed from his dominant first round technical knockout win over Austin Vanderford at Bellator 275 (see it yet again proper right here), in Dublin, Ireland, Bellator MMA Middleweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, has his next identify coverage lined up. “Dreamcatcher” is in a position to give protection to his identify towards Johnny Eblen at the upcoming Bellator 282 event, which is able to transfer down on Fri., June 24, 2022, inside of Mohegan Sun Space in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Mousasi is just lately on a four-fight win streak, which includes a good fortune back-to-back identify defenses towards John Salter and the aforementioned Vanderford. Along the easiest way, the former Ultimate Preventing Championship (UFC) 185-pound contender moreover picked up wins over Lyoto Machida and former Bellator Welterweight champion, Douglas Lima
Eblen, within the intervening time, is undefeated (11-0), a success all seven of his fights throughout the Bellator cage. In his remaining time out, he took out the aforementioned Salter, securing his spot since the No. 1-ranked contender.
Bellator 282 may also serve as two quarterfinal fights for the Bantamweight Grand Prix. On account of a up-to-the-minute shuffling of the deck as a result of Sergio Pettis’ withdrawal from the development with an injury and Juan Archuleta’s subsequent undertaking to step in and face Raufeon Stots at Bellator 279, a few untamed card fights were added to Bellator 278 on April 22.