Tonight at the Nassau Coliesum in Uniondale, New York, Bellator 208 invades Long Island with an undercard stacked of local talent. The headline fight is between legendary heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen.
Bellator 208: Fedor vs. Sonnen Main Card:
Hwt- Fedor Emelianenko def. Chael Sonnen via TKO in Round 1, at 4:46.
155- Benson Henderson def. Saad Awad via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27).
HWT- Cheick Kongo def. Tim Johnson via KO in Round 1, at 1:08.
185- Anatoly Tokov def. Alexander Shlemenko via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
145- Henry Corrales def. Andy Main via Knockout in Round 1, at 2:08.
185- Jeremy Puglia def. Eric Olsen via TKO in Round 1, at 3:16.
155- Dennis Buzukja def. Ryan Castro via TKO in Round 1, at 2:53.
170- Drew’s Rodriguez def. Mike Diorio via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
125- Zarrukh Adashev def. Christian Medina via TKO in round 1, 1:08.
115- Jennifer Chieng def. Jessica Ruiz via TKO in Round 1, at 1:22.
170- David Meshkhoradze def. Shaquan Moore via Split Decision (30-27, 30-27, 28-29).
125- Tommy Espinosa def. Sukhrob Aydarbekov via Submission (Arm Bar) in round 1, at 0:27.
155- Nick Fiore def. Jerome Mickle via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father coached high school wrestling over 35 years, passing on his strong knowledge. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage includes the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, 2013 & 2016 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (Bellator MMA, King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).