Bellator 288: Nemkov versus Anderson 2 takes place on Friday, November 18, at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL. The fight card includes several MMA bouts, with two belts in the main event. A limited number of event tickets are still available for purchase. The event will be broadcast live in the United Kingdom and Australia on Saturday, November 19.
A stacked Bellator card in Chicago features the long-awaited rematch between Vadim Nemkov and Corey Anderson.
Anderson will seek vengeance against the defending Bellator light heavyweight champion on Friday night after the first fight at Bellator 277 ended in a “no contest” due to an accidental clash of heads that resulted in a laceration on Nemkov’s face.
Everything you need to know about Nemkov vs. Anderson 2 is right here.
How to Watch Bellator 288 Nemkov vs Anderson 2:
MMA fans in the United States can watch Bellator 288: Nemkov vs Anderson 2 live on Showtime. The date is November 18th. The show will begin at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
Live Stream: Bellator 288 Live (try it free)
The Bellator 288 preliminary card on YouTube kicks off at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.
Bellator 288 Start Time:
- Date: Friday, November 18
- Main card: 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT
- Main event cagewalks (approx): 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT
The main card will begin at 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT, with the main event cagewalks beginning at 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT. Because of the duration of the undercard fights, these times may alter.
Tickets for Bellator 288:
Nemkov vs. Anderson in Bellator 288 There are two tickets available to see all of the action at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL, on Friday, November 18.
Bellator 288 tickets are available from StubHub, TicketNetwork, and Vivid Seats.
Bellator 288 Fight Card Preview:
With two title fights leading the evening, the bill is entertaining for mixed martial arts fans.
Vadim Nemkov defends his Bellator Light Heavyweight World Championship against Corey Anderson, while Patricky Pitbull defends his Bellator Lightweight World Championship against Usman Nurmagomedov, Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin!
Patricky Pitbull defends his Bellator lightweight title against undefeated challenger Usman Nurmagomedov in the co-main event.
In the main event, Vadim Nemkov (15-2, 1 NC) defends his light heavyweight title against No. 1 rated Corey Anderson (16-5, 1 NC) in a rematch that serves as the Bellator World Grand Prix Final. Patricky “Pitbull” (24-10) defends his lightweight title against undefeated No. 1 ranked Usman Nurmagomedov in the co-main event (15-0).
Also on the night, Daniel Weichel (42-13), a former featherweight title challenger and No. 7 ranked fighter, takes on promotional newcomer Timur Khizriev (11-0). In addition, Tyrell Fortune (12-2, 1 NC) takes on Daniel James (13-6-1) at heavyweight. At welterweight, No. 10-ranked Roman Faraldo (8-0) takes on Levan Chokheli (10-2, 1 NC).
Bellator 288 Fight Card:
The following is the current Bellator 288: Nemkov vs Anderson 2 fight card:
- Vadim Nemkov vs. Corey Anderson – Nemkov’s Bellator light heavyweight title, light heavyweight Grand Prix final
- Patricky “Pitbull” Freire vs. Usman Nurmagomedov – Freire’s Bellator MMA lightweight title
- Daniel Weichel vs. Timur Khizriev
- Tyrell Fortune vs. Daniel James
- Roman Faraldo vs. Levan Chokheli
- Otto Rodrigues vs. Khasan Askhabov
- Imamshafi Aliev vs. Sean Connor Fallon
- Killys Mota vs. Jairo Pacheco
- Archie Colgan vs. Jesse Hannam
- Lucas Brennan vs. Nick Talavera
- Sullivan Cauley vs. Jay Radick
- Jordan Newman vs. Jayden Taulker
- Laird Anderson vs. Rob Fenicle
- Isaiah Hokit vs. Matias Nader
- Vladimir Gouvea vs. Kory Moegenburg