This is the Bellator 198 live blog for Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir, a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinal bout at Saturday night’s Bellator event at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
Emelianenko, who lost his Bellator debut at Bellator NYC this past June, will square off against Mir, who is making his Bellator debut, in the main event.
Check out the Bellator 198 live blog below.
Round 1: The two heavyweights come out and they don’t waste much time throwing leather. Mir lands a good punch that has Emelianenko backing up and against the cage. Mir follows him to the fence and lands some good shots in the clinch. Fedor tosses Mir with a hip toss and the two are standing again. Mir comes forward winging chots and Fedor lands a short left hook that drops Mir! Fedor follows him to the ground and hammers home shots until the bout is stopped. Fedor moves on in the Grand Prix!
Fedor Emelianenko wins by 1st Round KO.