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Vadim Nemkov full Bellator 244 post-fight press conference

Vadim Nemkov became the first Russian light-heavyweight champion of a major promotion by dethroning Ryan Bader at Bellator 244 on Friday, Aug. 21.

Nemkov put Bader away via TKO in the second round in the event’s headliner at Mohegun Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. Nemkov showcased a distinct speed advantage, eventually putting Bader to the canvas with a head kick.

Nemkov rushed forward for the finish and knocked Bader down two more times before the referee stepped in.

Nemkov spoke to the media in his post-fight press conference about how he stacks against light heavyweight worldwide, who should be his first challenger and what it’s like to represent Russia and Team Fedor.  You can see his full interview in the video above.

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