BELLATOR 265: Kongo vs. Kharitonov will be broadcast LIVE tonight, Friday, August 20 on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, while preliminary bouts will stream on the BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel, the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel, and on Pluto TV beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.
With over 60 professional victories between the No. 3 ranked Cheick Kongo and Sergei Kharitonov, the main event is a true clash of legends with major ramifications on the heavyweight title picture.
The welterweight bout pitting number five ranked Logan Storley (11-1) against the debuting Dante Schiro (8-2) has been elevated to the co-main event slot following the cancellation of Adam Borics versus Jay-Jay Wilson.
BELLATOR 265 Results: Kongo vs. Kharitonov Main Card:
Friday, August 20 – live on SHOWTIME
9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
Heavyweight Bout: #3 – Cheick Kongo vs. Sergei Kharitonov
Welterweight Bout: #5 – Logan Storley vs. Dante Schiro
Heavyweight Bout: Marcelo Golm vs. Billy Swanson
140-Pound Contract Weight Bout: #6 – Jornel Lugo vs. Keith Lee
BELLATOR MMA YouTube Channel | SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Channel | Pluto TV
6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT
Middleweight Bout: Taylor Johnson vs. Fabio Aguiar
Lightweight Bout: Mike Hamel vs. Bryce Logan
Welterweight Bout: Archie Colgan vs. Ben Simons
Middleweight Bout: Duane Johnson vs. Deven Fisher
225-Pound Contract Weight Bout: Bailey Schoenfelder vs. Kory Moegenburg
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