LIVE ON SHOWTIME TOMORROW, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 AT 9 P.M. ET / 6 P.M. PT
CHICAGO – The weigh-ins are complete ahead of tomorrow’s BELLATOR 288: Nemkov vs. Anderson 2 / Pitbull vs. Nurmagomedov event, which takes place tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 18, at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill
Tomorrow’s card includes two world championship bouts with a main event rematch of the $1,000,000 BELLATOR Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix finale between Light Heavyweight World Champion Vadim Nemkov (15-2, 1 NC) and No. 1-ranked Corey Anderson (16-5, 1 NC), while the co-main event features Patricky “Pitbull” (24-10) defending his lightweight belt against undefeated, No. 1-ranked Usman Nurmagomedov (15-0).
The five-fight main card of BELLATOR 288: Nemkov vs. Anderson 2 / Pitbull vs. Nurmagomedov airs LIVE on SHOWTIME beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
The preliminary portion of BELLATOR 288 is stacked with elite prospects such as No. 10-ranked light heavyweight Sullivan Cauley and lightweight standout Archie Colgan. The preliminary card begins at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT and can be seen on the BELLATOR MMA YouTube Channel, Showtime Sports YouTube Channel, and Pluto TV.
BELLATOR 288: NEMKOV VS. ANDERSON 2 / PITBULL VS. NURMAGOMEDOV MAIN CARD:
Friday, Nov. 18 - 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT / 6 p.m. PT
Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Final: C-Vadim Nemkov (203.8) vs. #1-Corey Anderson (204.2)
Lightweight World Title Bout: C-Patricky Pitbull (154) vs. #1-Usman Nurmagomedov (154.8)
Featherweight Bout: #7-Daniel Weichel (145.2) vs. Timur Khizriev (146)
Heavyweight Bout: #5-Tyrell Fortune (257.2) vs. Daniel James (264.8)
Welterweight Bout: #10-Roman Faraldo (170.8) vs. Levan Chokheli (170.6)
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6 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. CT / 3 p.m. PT
Middleweight Bout: Imamshafi Aliev (185.8) vs. Sean Fallon (185.6)
Lightweight Bout: Killys Mota (155.6) vs. Jairo Pachecho (155.6)
Lightweight Bout: Archie Colgan (154.8) vs. Jesse Hannam (155.8)
Light Heavyweight Bout: #10-Sullivan Cauley (205.6) vs. Jay Radick (205.6)
Middleweight Bout: Jordan Newman (185.6) vs. Jayden Taulker (185.6)
Featherweight Bout: Laird Anderson (145.6) vs. Rob Fenicle (146)
Featherweight Bout: Isaiah Hokit (145.4) vs. Matias Nader (144)
Heavyweight Bout: Wladmir Gouvea (265.8) vs. Kory Moegenburg (246.2)
*Card subject to change
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Updated schedule of BELLATOR events - click links for updated fight cards
Fri. Nov. 18 // BELLATOR 288: Nemkov vs. Anderson 2 / ’Pitbull’ vs. Nurmagomedov // Wintrust Arena // Chicago, Il.
Fri. Dec. 9 // BELLATOR 289: Stots vs. Sabatello // Mohegan Sun Arena // Uncasville, Conn.
Sat. Dec. 31 // BELLATOR MMA vs. RIZIN // Saitama Super Arena // Saitama, Japan
Fri. Feb. 24 // BELLATOR DUBLIN // 3Arena // Dublin, Ireland