Bellator 280 results are in. The MMA competition took place May 6th, 2022 at the Accor Arena, in Paris France. The headline of the card was none other than Heavyweight champion Ryan Bader vs Cheick Kongo 2. The two met in 2019 at Bellator 226, when an unfortunate eye poke left Kongo unable to complete the match.
The Co-main event on the card was Light-Heavyweight phenoms Yoel Romero vs Alex Polizzi. It was an excellent fight for Romero, and he closed it out in champion fashion, when he secured the knockout in the closing seconds of the fight. The prelim video can be seen below courtesy of Bellator. All the match results are listed below that.
Main Card (aired on Showtime)
Ryan Bader c (31-7-0) vs Cheick Kongo (31-12-2) – Heavyweight Championship – Bader by decision
Yoel Romero (14-6-0) vs Alex Polizzi (10-2-0) – Light-Heavyweight bout – Romero by TKO
Davy Gallon (21-7-2) vs Benjamin Brander (12-9-0) Lightweight bout – Gallon by TKO
Lorenz Larkin (24-7-0) vs Kyle Stewart (15-6-0) Middleweight bout – Larkin by TKO
Michael Shipman (14-4-0) vs Gregory Babene (22-11-0) – Middleweight bout – Babene by KO
Prelims (on Showtime)
Pedro Carvalho (12-6-0) vs Piotr Niedzielski (17-4-0) – Featherweight bout – Niedzielski by decsion
Lewis Long (19-7-0) vs Thibault Gouti (14-5-0) – Welterweight bout – Gouti by decision
Fabacary Diatta (8-1-0) vs Jordan Barton (7-1-1) – Featherweight bout – Barton by decision
Soren Bak (15-1-0) vs Charlie Leary (17-13-1) – Lightweight bout – Bak by decision
Yves Landu (17-9-0) vs Gavin Hughes (10-3-0) – Lightweight bout – Landu by TKO