On Friday, May 6, Bellator hosted Bellator 280: Bader vs. Kongo 2, live from the Accor Arena in Paris, France. The event featured a rematch between Ryan Bader and Cheick Kongo for the heavyweight title.
The preliminary card aired live on Bellator’s YouTube channel starting at 12:30 p.m. ET with the main card following on Showtime at 4 p.m. ET. Check below for full results.
Ryan Bader def. Cheick Kongo by unanimous decision (50-45 x 3) – for the heavyweight title
Yoel Romero vs. Alex Polizzi
Davy Gallon def. Benjamin Brander by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 3:18
Lorenz Larkin def. Kyle Stewart by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 4:44
Gregory Babene def. Mike Shipman by KO (punches). Round 1, 2:11
Piotr Niedzielski def. Pedro Carvalho by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Thibault Gouti def. Lewis Long by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
Jordan Barton def. Fabacary Diatta by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Soren Bak def. Charlie Leary by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Yves Landu def. Gavin Hughes by TKO (body kick). Round 1, 3:01
Lucie Bertaud def. Katarzyna Sadura by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Youcef Ouabbas def. Matthieu Duclos by TKO (punches). Round 1, 4:17
Bourama Camara def. Victor Verchere by KO (punches). Round 1, 3:06
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