Bellator 244 Main Card Highlights: Julia Budd Wins Big, Roy Nelson Loses Again


Julia Budd got a much-needed win at Bellator 244 but the same cannot be said for Roy Nelson.

Julia Budd def. Jessy Miele by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

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Budd outworked Miele on the feet and on the ground winning every round on each judge's scored. In fact, the former Bellator champ even earned a 10-8 round, likely for her dominance in the third. Take a look at the co-main event stats.

Valentin Moldavsky def. Roy Nelson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Moldavsky controlled Nelson en route to one-sided unanimous decision victory. Moldavsky improved to 5-0 in Bellator; meanwhile, "Big Country" has lost five consecutive fights in the promotion.

John Salter def. Andrew Kapel by submission via arm-triangle choke (3:11, R3)

Salter beat the stuffing out of Kapel: controlling him on the ground, landing repeated blows and hunting for submissions. Kapel's luck ran out in round three as Salter finally sunk in an arm-triangle choke.

Bellator 244 takes place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday, August 21. A light heavyweight title fight between Ryan Bader and Vadim Nemkov serves as headliner. Stay with Fightful for all your fight night coverage.

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