Corey Anderson Slams Doubters: “I Beat The UFC Champion Handily On Two Weeks’ Notice”

Corey Anderson has a message for those who are hating ahead of Bellator 277.

Corey Anderson
(via Corey Anderson's IG page)

Corey Anderson is fed up with the criticism hurled his way.

Anderson is on the cusp of finally capturing a world title in MMA. He defeated former Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader in the semifinals of the grand prix. Anderson will challenge Vadim Nemkov for the gold on April 15. The bout will headline Bellator 277.

Corey Anderson Has Had Enough Of Haters

Ahead of his potentially career-defining moment, Corey Anderson has sent a message to those who are hating on him. Here’s what he said during the pre-fight press conference (h/t

“People can say what they want to say but I beat the UFC champion, handily on two weeks’ notice. There wasn’t one scorecard that went his way. So what are you saying?”

“Yeah, I got knocked out, people get knocked out, and you can get caught by Jan. But you go back and watch that fight I did against him in my fifth or sixth fight, ever, I milked him like a cow.

“It was the easiest fight I ever had, to be honest. I was taking him down left and right. Now I did go out there with a cocky mindset in my last fight, playing games and thinking like I already beat his dude before, and it cost me. If I go out there serious and do what I do, I am untouchable.”

Middle Easy will have you covered with the fallout from Bellator 277. Join us this Friday night for results and video highlights of the two title fights. The card is headlined by a rematch between Bellator Featherweight Champion AJ McKee and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire.

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