Bellator 208 Results

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Bellator is back at it on Saturday night, this time for Bellator 208 live at Nassau Coliseum.

The main event will feature a semifinal bout in the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix, as Fedor Emelianenko takes on “The American Gangster,” Chael Sonnen. The co-main event features former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, as he takes on Bellator mainstay Saad Awad.

Russian middleweights Alexander Shlemenko and Anatoly Tokov will compete in what could be a passing of the torch fight in Russian MMA. Shlemenko will look to deny Tokov taking the next step. Henry Corrales will take on Andy Main in an important featherweight bout, as the winner will continue to climb the division.

Main Card (Paramount, 9 p.m. ET)

Fedor Emelianenko def. Chael Sonnen via TKO (ground and pound) at 4:46 of Round 1
Benson Henderson def. Saad Awad via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Cheick Kongo def. Timothy Johnson via KO (ground and pound) at 1:08 of Round 1
Anatoly Tokov def. Alexander Shlemenko via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Henry Corrales def. Andy Main via KO (punches) at 2:08 of Round 3

Preliminary Card (, 6:30 p.m. ET)

Jeremy Puglia def. Eric Olsen via TKO (punches) at 3:16 of Round 1
Dennis Buzukja def. Ryan Castro via KO (punches) at 2:53 of Round 1
Andrews Rodriguez def. Mike Diorio via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Zarrukh Adashev def. Christian Medina via TKO (strikes) at 1:08 of Round 1
Jennifer Chieng def. Jessica Ruiz via TKO (punches) at 1:22 of Round 1
David Meshkhoradze def. Shaquan Moore via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Tommy Espinosa def. Sukhrob Aydarbekov via submission (armbar) at 1:27 of Round 1
Nick Fiore def. Jerome Mickle via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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