On Friday, Jun. 16, Bellator hosted Bellator 297: Nemkov vs. Romero, live from the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill. The event featured battles for the light heavyweight and bantamweight championships.
The Bellator 297 preliminary card aired live on YouTube, or by clicking the picture above, starting at 6 p.m. ET. The main card aired live on Showtime starting at 9 p.m. ET. Check below for full results.
Vadim Nemkov def. Yoel Romero by unanimous decision (49-46 x3) – for the light heavyweight title
Sergio Pettis def. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire by unanimous decision (50-45 x2 and 49-46) – for the bantamweight title
Corey Anderson def. Phil Davis by split decision (29-28 x2 and 28-29)
Gokhan Saricam def. Daniel James by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Wladmir Gouvea def. Gabriel Sayeg by knockout (Body Kick And Punches). Round 1, 0:20
Kyle Crutchmer def. Bobby Nash by TKO (Punches). Round 1, 3:42
Gadzhi Rabadanov def. Pieter Buist by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Ramazan Kuramagomedov def. Jaleel Willis by knockout (Left Knee). Round 1, 1:24
Mike Hamel def. Shamil Nikaev by majority decision (29-28 x2 and 28-28)
Norbert Novenyi Jr. def. Kamil Oniszczuk by knockout (Right Hand to Ground and Pound). Round 1, 0:46
Archie Colgan def. Emmanuel Sanchez by unanimous decision (30-27 x2 and 29-28)
Karl Moore def. Alex Polizzi by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Timur Khizriev def. Richie Smullen by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Jordan Newman def. Matthew Perry by submission (Americana). Round 1, 4:20
Cody Law def. Edwin Chavez by unanimous decision (30-27 x2 and 29-28)
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