Vadim Nemkov caught his colleagues' attention after storming Ryan Bader and taking his Bellator light heavyweight title at Bellator 244.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, new Bellator signee Corey Andrson, UFC and Bellator veteran Ben Askren, and more fighters react to Nemkov's stunning title win.
Looks like Russia has a light heavyweight champion, congratulations— BONY (@JonnyBones) August 22, 2020
Nice combination by Nemkov!! Love his pace/style. Lucky for me I have some Dagestan monsters/Sambo champs on my squad that fights the exact same way. #bellator244— Corey 'Overtime' Anderson (@CoreyA_MMA) August 22, 2020
Nemkov against Cõrëy Anderson gonna be goood— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) August 22, 2020
Best lhw in the world huh pic.twitter.com/P046BDPMaW— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) August 22, 2020
Damn this Russian kid is a beast!— Funky (@Benaskren) August 22, 2020
Holy shit why did that ref wait sooo long??— Funky (@Benaskren) August 22, 2020
Damn that was impressive! @BellatorMMA— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) August 22, 2020
Bader keeps dropping that right hand...— Gerald Harris (@GHurricane) August 22, 2020
Bellator 244 took place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday, August 21. A light heavyweight title fight between Bader and Nemkov served as headliner. Stay with Fightful for all your fight night coverage.