Matt Mitrione Comments On Bellator 225 Loss


Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov competed in the main event of Bellator 225, with Kharitonov defeating Mitrione by second round TKO.

The bout was a rematch from their first encounter at Bellator 215, which ended in a no contest after an accidental low blow from Mitrione to Kharitonov.

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Mitrione, who had issues with his mouthpiece throughout the fight, would issue the following statement on Twitter about the defeat:


A defeated Mitrione has now lost two of his last three bouts and the fighter hasn’t picked up a victory in over a year. The aforementioned mouthpiece did cause a lot of issues for Mitrione, as the referee almost took a point from the fighter after it fell out of his mouth for a total of four times.

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