The Russian fighter of the mixed style Alexander Shlemenko lost Dutchman Gegard mousasi in a fight that took place in the framework of the tournament Bellator 185. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The fight took place in the Middleweight (up to 84 kg) and lasted three rounds. All three judges gave the victory with a score of 29:28 Dutchman. After the announcement of the winner, the audience greeted a judge’s decision dissatisfied roar.
The representative of Bellator told TASS that mousasi after the fight was taken to hospital with a suspected broken orbital bone. The Dutchman got a hematoma under his right eye in the first round.
Shlemenko told TASS that will submit the protest on result of fight. “I totally disagree, the first round I lost, and the rest? In the second and third I didn’t lose, Musashi surprised me that could not never good to get into. It is very strongly pulled, put me in losers, kind of like “buried” me in advance. Can not honestly win, we will sue,” said he.
The fighter said that referee’s decision is unlikely to be changed. “I tried, worked, but I have at least stole the victory”, — said Shlemenko.
32-year-old mousasi has the experience of playing in the ultimate fighting championship (UFC). The Dutchman had 50 fights in his professional career, but this victory was his 43rd. Asset 33-year-old Shlemenko 56 wins (31 KOs) and ten defeats.