Bellator 244 “Bader vs. Nemkov” goes down August 21, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The main event sees Ryan Bader (27-5, 1 NC) defend his Light Heavyweight title against top contender Vadim Nemkov (11-2).
Previously Bellator 243 also took place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, where taekwondo master Valerie Loureda improved to 3-0 with a second round knockout of Tara Graff in a Flyweight contest. In response, Bellator MMA offered the rising star a brand new multi-year contract.
“I am pleased to have re-signed with Bellator,” Loureda said. “As I have always said, I am here to show the world the true martial artist that I am and chase the flyweight belt. I was born for this, I am a natural born fighter.”
Bellator touted her win from Uncasville, which was simulcast on YouTube and DAZN (get it HERE), as doing a combined 11 million views between all social media platforms. Those kind of numbers are clearly what lead to her getting this long term deal.
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