Capping a historic month of exceptional BELLATOR MMA action, Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko (39-6, 1 NC) will make his highly anticipated return to the cage following a nearly 22-month absence when he squares off against No. 2-ranked contender Tim Johnson (15-7) at BELLATOR 269: Fedor vs. Johnson on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 3 p.m. ET live on SHOWTIME. MyMMANews.com will have your Bellator 269 results below.
In the co-featured bout inside the VTB Arena in Moscow, Russia, former BELLATOR Heavyweight Champion Vitaly Minakov (22-1) will return to combat for the first time in more than two years when he faces No. 8-ranked Said Sowma (7-2).
Bellator 269 results below:
Main Card (Showtime at 3 p.m. ET)
Fedor Emelianenko defeated Timothy Johnson via KO – Round 1, 1:46
Said Sowma defeated Vitaly Minakov via TKO – (injury) – Round 3, 3:08
Usman Nurmagomedov defeated Patrik Pietila via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:06
Anatoly Tokov defeated Sharaf Davlatmurodov via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Kirill Sidelnikov defeated Rab Truesdale via TKO – Round 1, 2:01
Katarzyna Sadura defeated Darina Mazdyuk via TKO – Round 2, 3:17
Irina Alekseeva defeated Stephanie Page via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Nikita Mikhailov defeated Brian Moore via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Alexey Shurkevich defeated Grachik Bozinyan via KO – Round 1, 2:25
Aiden Lee def. Alexander Osetrov via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:41