VIDEO. Romero lost to Davis in his Bellator debut


The outcome of the fight was decided by a split decision of the judges

On the night of September 19, San Jose (USA) hosted the Bellator 266 tournament, the main event of which was the fight between former UFC fighter Yoel Romero from Cuba and former Bellator light heavyweight champion American Phil Davis.

The fight lasted all 3 rounds and ended with a split decision of the judges – 30-27, 28-29, 30-26 in favor of Davis.

Note that for the 44-year-old Romero, this was the first fight in Bellator after moving from the UFC.

In total, Romero has 13 wins and 6 losses in his career. For the 36-year-old Davis, this is the 23rd victory in 26 career fights.

In the co-main bout of the evening, Brazilian Neyman Gracie defeated American Mark Lemminger by TKO in the first round.