Bellator 275 is live in Dublin, Ireland.
2x Bellator Middleweight Champion Gegard Mousasi defends his title against Austin Vanderford.
Fight begins. Vanderford uses a lot of feints. Mousasi stings Vanderford with beautiful punches. The two trade in the pocket, with Vanderford taking some serious damage. He is on wobbly feet as he shoots in for a takedown. Mousasi stuffs it with ease. The champ takes control on the ground and overtakes Vanderford. He chips away with nasty shots, hammering away. The ground and pound proves to be too much for ‘Mr. VanZant’.
The referee saves the day, calling off the action. Easy work for Gegard Mousasi!
Official result: Gegard Mousasi defeats Austin Vanderford via R1 TKO
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"I'm the best middleweight. I never said because I never believed it, but from now on you better believe it!"@mousasi_mma after defending his Middleweight crown in Dublin!#Bellator275 pic.twitter.com/IbOnqkadyg