Pros react after Fedor Emelianenko KO’s Tim Johnson at Bellator 269

By Chris Taylor - October 23, 2021

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

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Emelianenko (40-6 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since December of 2019, where he had earned a first round knockout victory over Quinton ‘Rampage‘ Jackson. ‘The Last Emperor’ had entered tonight’s matchup having gone 3-2 over his past five fights overall.

Meanwhile, Tim Johnson (15-8 MMA) was looking to score the biggest win of his career this evening in enemy territory. The 36-year-old American joined the Bellator ranks back in 2018 and has scored wins over Tyrell Fortune, Matt Mitrione and Cheick Kongo in that time.


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Tonight’s Bellator 269 main event proved to be a quick but very entertaining fight. Both Fedor Emelianenko and Tim Johnson were able to get off good shots in the early seconds of the contest, but a left-right combo from ‘The Last Emperor’ put the American down for good.

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

Check out how the pros reacted to Fedor vs Johnson below:

Post-fight reactions to Fedor defeating Johnson:

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