On the night of April 16-17, Ashgabat time, at the Mohegan Sun Arena stadium in Ancasville (Connecticut, USA), the Bellator 257 mixed martial arts tournament is being held. In the main duel of the tournament, Turkmen fighter Dovletjan Yagshimuradov met with American Corey Anderson.
The fight ended with Corey Anderson's victory by TKO at the 2.15 mark of the third round. For Yagshimuradov, this fight was his debut at Bellator.
In the first round, it was Yagshimuradov who dominated in the octagon, but did not bring the fight to victory. After his hard hit, the opponent managed to recover quickly.
On account of 31-year-old Yagshimuradov 18 wins, 6 defeats and 1 draw in MMA.
In July 2021, Corey Andreson will face compatriot Ryan Bader in the Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix semi-finals.