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News Bellator 273: Bader vs Moldavsky - January 29th 2022

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  1. TorontoTO Brown Belt

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    The rest off the bouts on the card made sense, so Bellator needed to throw in one matchup that didn't make sense.
     
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    Mikhailov is 7-1 and only 23 years old. And is not considered to fight in the GP

    He dominated Moore for 2 rounds but got himself in trouble in the third. Maybe they want for him to build some hype and a highlight reel first before throwing him to the wolves. He has plenty of time to fight better guys
     
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  3. Hellowhosthat If he dies he dies

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    This is a step back though, Shutt is significantly worse than Moore. I don't mind a sideways step to fight someone of a similar level to see if he can beat them more clearly but a step down is where they go wrong with the booking then fighters lose when they do make the step up again. This is where they screwed up with Gallagher.
     
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    I want to assume this is a short-notice replacement. I dont think Mikhailov traveled all the way from Russia to fight Blaine fucking Shutt.

    Maybe he was scheduled to fight someone like Mattos or Perez.
     
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    90% of their matchmaking makes sense for the cards announced this year, so maybe its just a bad short-notice replecement. Or just part of that 10% shit matchmaking (Mamedov vs Benson, Homasi vs Willis, Queally vs Mousah).
     
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    True, Bellator doesn’t announce matchups often. For example, Eblen was scheduled to face Salter but he pulled out. However the bout was never announced so the Eblen bout vs a newcomer was headscratching
     
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    I wish he was fighting Gaston Bolaños but looks like Almeida is fighting a warm body after his ground game got exposed during his last fight. His fighting someone with 0 ground game to continue his progression.
     
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    Im assuming Brennan is on a prospect contract and will fight cans until his next contract. These type of match ups might look like a waste of time but they are grtting him some cage experience.
     
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    Lugo is a decent challenge, I thought he drew with current UFC fighter Natan Levy since he almost finished him in the second round.
     
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    Rosta said in the last post fight conference that Cotton ducked him and now he's pulling out again, shocking. I don't know why Rosta is chasing this fight, he will never fight him lol
     
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    It was a bit silly of Rosta to think he could bait Cotton out of retirement.
     
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    Much improved fights overall. Glad they ditched Rich Chou
     
  19. Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    Is Gaston still under contract with them? I'd have thought they'd be done with him after his hype got buried.
    I'd say Cotton not fighting is a dissappointment, but the guy did nearly lose his debut while having top control for the most part.

    Just not a natural fighter. The Bellator fab 5 was a sham
     
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    Pico i think will hold the title in next couple years, he's on the right path now after a tough run there. Joey Davis is a guy who I think could be a top 5 WW, insanely talented but is MIA
     

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