Bellator 261: Tim Johnson vs. Valentin Moldavsky preview and prediction

Bellator 261: Tim Johnson vs. Valentin Moldavsky preview and prediction

Moldavsky may develop into more of a finisher as his profession goes on however more than most likely hell ride Johnson out for five rounds.

Tim Johnson and Valentin Moldavsky will face off at Bellator 261 for an interim heavyweight champion. A middling fighter for years in the UFC, going 4-3 and never ever winning two fights in a row, Johnson has actually done the unimaginable in Bellator. Beginning his Bellator run 0-2, Johnson won 3 in a row, defeating the departments finest, consisting of Cheick Kongo, who was perhaps next in line for champion Ryan Bader.

Bellator 261 happens on June 25, 2021, live from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Follow along with FanSided who for all your live news and highlights.

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Bellator 261 will see Tim Johnson and Valentin Moldavsky collide.
Tim Johnson and Valentin Moldavsky will face off at Bellator 261 for an interim heavyweight championship. Starting his Bellator run 0-2, Johnson won three in a row, beating the departments finest, including Cheick Kongo, who was probably next in line for champ Ryan Bader.

Now Johnson will get a shot at the interim championship on Friday. Johnson on the other hand is a heavy-handed fighter, with eight of his 15 wins coming by KO/TKO.
Tim Johnson has a hard out with Valentin Moldavsky.
Johnson remains in a special position to end up being a champion at the age of 36, after a profession of doing little else than liquidating the prelims. Hes a solid wrestler as Kongo learnt in their rematch, and his hands have delivered him to this point, so he has actually the abilities needed. Moldavsky might establish into more of a finisher as his profession goes on however more than likely hell ride Johnson out for 5 rounds.
While were all pulling for Johnson, Team Fedor may be the very best fight group worldwide right now, viewing as Moldavskys teammate Vadim Nemkov is the current Bellator light heavyweight champion. Its going to be a hard out for Johnson.
Winner: Valentin Moldavsky (by decesion).