Bellator 269

Watch the Bellator 269 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 12:30 p.m. ET on Friday. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows: This portion of the card

Bellator 269 goes down today (Sat., Oct. 23, 2021) from inside VTB Arena in Moscow, Russia, airing exclusively on SHOWTIME.

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Headlining the event will be a heavyweight bout between Fedor Emelianenko and No. 2 ranked big man, Timothy Johnson. It will be the first time Bellator touches down in Russia, as well as the first time Emelianenko competes in his home country in over five years.

While you will have to have a subscription to SHOWTIME to catch Bellator 269 today, the promotion is once again offering up the undercard for free and we will have a video stream for your right here. Just click on the embedded video player above to enjoy all of the action.

Here is a quick rundown of all of the “Prelims” action, which begins at 12:30 p.m. ET:

265 lbs.: Kirill Sidelnikov (12-6) vs. Rab Truesdale (10-7-1)

155 lbs: Vladimir Tokov (6-1) vs. Aymard Guih (15-11-1)

125 lbs.: Darina Mazdyuk (4-1) vs. Katarzyna Sadura (4-4)

125 lbs.: Irina Alekseeva (3-1) vs. Stephanie Page (5-2)

135 lbs: Brian Moore (14-7) vs. Nikita Mikhailov (7-1)

170 lbs: Grachik Bozinyan (11-4) vs. Alexey Shurkevich (12-4)

145 lbs.: Aiden Lee (9-5) vs. Alexander Osetrov (8-2-1) will deliver coverage of Bellator 269 tonight on Showtime right here. To check out the latest Bellator MMA-related news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive news archive right here.

Throughout a legendary career that has spanned 21 years and 46 pro fights, Fedor Emelianenko can proudly say he’s still doing what he loves.

The Russian slugger, widely considered the greatest heavyweight in MMA history, will make his penultimate walk to the cage on Saturday in front of his adoring countrymen when Emelianenko (39-6, 1 NC) headlines Bellator 269 inside VTB Arena in Moscow (Showtime, 3 p.m. ET).

The heavyweight tilt against bruising American Timothy Johnson (15-7) represents the final time Emelianenko will fight on Russian soil and the first since his disputed 2016 win over Fabio Maldonado. But win or lose, “The Last Emperor” promises he will be back for one more fight — preferably in Chicago — to close out his incredible career.

“MMA is the most joyful job that I could have,” the soft-spoken Emelianenko said, through an interpreter, during Tuesday’s media teleconference. “I’m never tired of the press events, and actually consider them to be a necessity to the business of combat sports, so I have gotten used to them over the years.

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