MMA community reacts after Usman Nurmagomedov defeats Brent Primus at Bellator 300

By Chris Taylor - October 7, 2023

Tonight’s Bellator 300 event was headlined by a lightweight title fight between Usman Nurmagomedov and Brent Primus.

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Nurmagomedov (18-0 MMA) was looking to earn his second straight lightweight title defense when he took to the cage this evening in California. The undefeated Russian had earned a first-round submission victory over former UFC champion Benson Henderson in his most previous effort at Bellator 292.

Meanwhile, Brent Primus (12-4 MMA) had most previously competed at Bellator 296, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over Mansour Barnaoui. The former lightweight title holder had gone 3-2 over his past five fights overall ahead of tonight’s main event.

Tonight’s Bellator 300 headliner proved to be another dominant showing for Usman Nurmagomedov. The undefeated Russian champion was able to pepper Brent Primus with a plethora of kicks and punches throughout the course of their twenty-five-minute contest, on route to a dominant unanimous decision victory. While the American showed his toughness and durability, he was simply no match for the reigning and defending Bellator lightweight world champion.

Official Bellator 300 Result: Usman Nurmagomedov def. Brent Primus by unanimous decision (50-45 x3)

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Nurmagomedov vs. Primus’ below:

Post-fight reactions to Usman Nurmagomedov defeating Brent Primus at Bellator 300:

What did you think of tonight’s lightweight title fight? Where do you rank Usman Nurmagomedov in the world MMA lightweight rankings?


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