Bellator 244: Make your predictions for Ryan Bader vs. Vadim Nemkov (Updated)

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 244 event in Uncasville, Conn.

Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Wednesday at noon ET (9 a.m. PT).

Those MMA Junkie reader consensus picks will be part of the Bellator 244 event staff predictions we release Thursday ahead of the event. Bellator 244 takes place Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on Paramount following prelims on MMA Junkie.

Make your picks for all four main card fights below.

Andrew Kapel vs. John Salter

John Salter

Records: Andrew Kapel (15-6 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), John Salter (17-4 MMA, 7-1 BMMA)
Past five: Kapel 5-0, Salter 4-1
Division: Middleweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 08.17.20): N/A

Valentin Moldavsky vs. Roy Nelson

Valentin Moldavsky

Records: Valentin Moldavsky (9-1 MMA, 4-0 BMMA), Roy Nelson (23-18 MMA, 1-4 BMMA)
Past five: Moldavsky 4-1, Nelson 1-4
Division: Heavyweight
Rankings: None
Odds (as of 08.17.20): Moldavsky -1000, Nelson +700

Julia Budd vs. Jessy Miele

Julia Budd

Records: Julia Budd (13-3 MMA, 7-1 BMMA), Jessy Miele (9-3 MMA, 1-0 BMMA)
Past five: Budd 4-1, Miele 4-1
Division: Women’s featherweight
Rankings: Budd 3, No. 10 pound-for-pound; Miele No. 8
Odds (as of 08.17.20): N/A

Ryan Bader vs. Vadim Nemkov

Records: Ryan Bader (27-5 MMA, 5-0 BMMA), Vadim Nemkov (12-2 MMA, 4-0 BMMA)
Past five: Bader 5-0, Nemkov 5-0
Division: Light heavyweight
Rankings: Bader No. 3 light heavyweight, No. 13 heavyweight, No. 7 pound-for-pound
Odds (as of 08.17.20): Bader -143, Nemkov +123

Full Bellator 244 fight card

MAIN CARD (Paramount, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ Ryan Bader vs. Vadim Nemkov – for light heavyweight title
  • Julia Budd vs. Jessy Miele
  • Valentin Moldavsky vs. Roy Nelson
  • Andrew Kapel vs. John Salter

PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 7:30 p.m. ET)

  • Sidney Outlaw vs. Adam Piccolotti
  • Josh Hill vs. Erik Perez
  • Lucas Brennan vs. Will Smith
  • Chris Gonzalez vs. Vladimir Tokov
  • Lance Gibson Jr. vs. Shane Kruchten
  • Weber Almeida vs. Salim Mukhidinov
  • Yaroslav Amosov vs. Mark Lemminger
  • John de Jesus vs. Vladyslav Parubchenkno

Original article:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *