One of the two main fights of the Bellator tournament 180, which takes place in «Madison square garden» in new York, Matt Mitrion in the first round knockout of Fedor Emelianenko.
Recall, this fight was to be held in February, but Matt Mitrion is in the hospital — he found the kidney stones.
The fight started cautiously.
Then there was a mutual knockdown. Both fighters struck blows to the jaw. The greenback hit more precisely. Kick the Russians went on a tangent.
Mitrion recovered first, knocking «the Last Emperor» and began to finish. The referee stopped the fight.
This is the fifth defeat Fedor (with 36 victories) in MMA. Matt wins 12 win (with 5 losses).
The debut of Fedor Emelianenko in Bellator didn’t work out. It is worth noting that the tournament in the legendary «Madison square garden» was rich in surprises. Zach Freeman in the first minute of the fight «strangled» the rising MMA star Aaron Pico. The collapse of the favorite took less than 30 seconds.
Brent Primus unexpectedly won the world title in the lightweight division, defeating Michael Chandler. Chandler stumbled, hurt his leg and could not continue the fight.