Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi served up another virtuoso performance as he demolished the previously-undefeated Austin Vanderford to retain his 185-pound title at Bellator 275.
Austin Vanderford has steadily climbed the ranks of the Bellator middleweight division, and now the undefeated American says he's ready to assume the mantle of champion.
Bellator 275 isn't Gegard Mousasi's first rodeo, and the 57-fight veteran and reigning Bellator middleweight champion is in calm, relaxed mood ahead of his latest title defense.
Friday night is fight night in Dublin as the Bellator cage returns to the 3Arena, but the event will go on without the biggest fan-favorite on the roster after the co-main event bout between Peter Queally and Kane Mousah was forced off the card.
Sinead Kavanagh and Leah McCourt will go head to head in a pivotal women's featherweight clash at Bellator Dublin on February 25.
Gegard Mousasi will look to register back-to-back defences of his middleweight title when he faces Austin Vanderford in the main event of Bellator Dublin on February 25.
Gegard Mousasi retained his Bellator middleweight title, and immediately received his next assignment in the form of an undefeated contender.