Bellator MMA Middleweight division reigning champion Gegard Mousasi defended his title at the Bellator 264 tournament held Friday in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.
The 35-year-old Dutch Armenian fighter defeated his challenger, 36-year-old John Salter (US), by technical knockout in the third round.
Mousasi had a noticeable advantage throughout the fight.
Gegard Mousasi’s previous bout was on October 29, 2020, when he defeated Douglas Lima (Brazil) on points. In this fight, the Bellator middleweight belt—which was vacant due to American Rafael Lovato’s retirement—was contested.