Bellator 269 Results: Fedor Emelianenko KO’s Tim Johnson (Video)

By Chris Taylor - October 23, 2021

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returns to the cage in the headliner of tonight’s Bellator 269 event for a heavyweight bout with Tim Johnson.

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Emelianenko (39-6 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since December of 2019, where he earned a first round knockout victory over Quinton ‘Rampage‘ Jackson. ‘The Last Emperor’ enters tonight’s matchup having gone 3-2 over his past five fights overall.

Meanwhile, Tim Johnson (15-7 MMA) will be looking to score the biggest win of his career this evening in enemy territory. The 36-year-old American has gone 3-3 since joining the Bellator ranks in 2018, earning wins over Tyrell Fortune, Matt Mitrione and Cheick Kongo in that time.


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Round one of the Bellator 269 main event begins and Fedor Emelianenko comes forward quickly. He lands a low kick. Johnson fires back with a straight right that connects. The Russian legend circles out and then leaps into the pocket with a flurry. That was vintage Fedor. Another good combination from Emelianenko. Tim Johnson replies with a hook and then a shot to the body. The American comes forward with a combination. Fedor counters with a two-punch combination and down goes Johnson! WOW!

Official Bellator 269 Result: Fedor Emelianenko def. Tim Johnson via KO in Round 1

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