• Fri, Aug 13, 2021
Gegard Mousasi vs. John Salter

On Friday, August 13 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, USA Gegard «The Dreamcatcher» Mousasi will meet John Salter for Bellator MMA title in a 5-round middleweight bout.

Gegard Mousasi
Gegard Mousasi
The Dreamcatcher
John Salter
John Salter
Country NetherlandsNetherlands
Tehran, Iran
USAUSA
Gardendale, Alabama, United States
Age 36 years 36 years
Pro 18 years 12 years
Height 6′ 2″ (188 cm) 6′ 1″ (185 cm)
Reach 76″ (193 cm) 74″ (188 cm)
Division middleweight
(185 lbs / 83,9 kg)
middleweight
(185 lbs / 83,9 kg)
Stance

orthodox

southpaw
Titles
Bellator MMA (middleweight)
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Record 47 - 7 - 2
(26 KOs)
18 - 4 - 0
(7 KOs)
KOs 55% 38%
Inactive 288 days 357 days
Advant.
Gegard Mousasi won by technical knockout (TKO) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Friday, August 13 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Gegard Mousasi versus John Salter?

  • SHOWTIME

Mousasi vs. Salter Full Fight Highlights

Mousasi vs. Salter Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Friday, August 13?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
middleweight (185 lbs)Gegard MousasiJohn SalterFor Bellator MMA tit.
welterweight (170 lbs)Andrey KoreshkovSabah Homasi
bantamweight (135 lbs)Magomed MagomedovRaufeon Stots
heavyweight (265 lbs)Davion FranklinEverett Cummings
middleweight (185 lbs)Ty GwerderKhadzhimurat Bestaev
featherweight (145 lbs)Pam SorensonRoberta Paim Samad
bantamweight (135 lbs)Danny SabatelloJohnny Campbell
lightweight (155 lbs)Justin MontalvoKendly St. Louis
featherweight (145 lbs)Nekruz MirkhojaevJames Adcock
featherweight (145 lbs)Sebastian RuizJeffrey Glossner
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Orlando MendozaJon McNeil
Gegard «The Dreamcatcher» Mousasi

Gegard «The Dreamcatcher» Mousasi

Gegard Mousasi is a Netherlandic MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Mousasi has been performing for 18 years.

Gegard was born in Tehran, Iran, on August 1, 1985.
He currently resides in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands.

Last fight

The last fight of Gegard Mousasi took place on October 29, 2020 against Douglas LimaDouglas Lima.
Mousasi won by unanimous decision (UD).

Gegard Mousasi vs. Douglas Lima 

Gegard Mousasi's last fight

First world title

On May 25, 2018 Gegard Mousasi became the Bellator MMA middleweight champion.
The Netherlandic defeated world champion Rafael Carvalho.

MMA record

  • Total fights: 56
  • Wins: 47
  • Wins by KO: 26
  • Wins by subm: 12
  • Wins by dec: 9
  • Losses: 7
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 3
  • Losses by dec: 3
  • Draws: 2

MMA career

How many fights did Gegard Mousasi have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-08-13 John Salter Win
TKO (Punches)
2020-10-29 Douglas Lima Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-09-28 Lyoto Machida Win
Decision (Split)
2019-06-22 Rafael Lovato Jr. Loss
Decision (Majority)
2018-09-29 Rory MacDonald Win
TKO (Elbows and Punches)
2018-05-25 Rafael Carvalho Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-10-20 Alexander Shlemenko Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-04-08 Chris Weidman Win
TKO (Knees)
2016-11-19 Uriah Hall Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-10-08 Vitor Belfort Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-07-09 Thiago Santos Win
KO (Punches)
2016-02-27 Thales Leites Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-09-26 Uriah Hall Loss
TKO (Flying Knee and Punches)
2015-05-16 Costas Philippou Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-01-24 Dan Henderson Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-09-05 Ronaldo Souza Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2014-05-31 Mark Munoz Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2014-02-15 Lyoto Machida Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-04-06 Ilir Latifi Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-01-12 Mike Kyle Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2011-12-17 Ovince St. Preux Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-07-16 Hiroshi Izumi Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-04-09 Keith Jardine Draw
Draw (Majority)
2010-09-25 Tatsuya Mizuno Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2010-07-10 Jake O'Brien Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2010-04-17 Muhammed Lawal Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2009-12-31 Gary Goodridge Win
TKO (Punches)
2009-11-07 Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou Win
TKO (Punches)
2009-08-15 Renato Sobral Win
KO (Punches)
2009-05-26 Mark Hunt Win
Submission (Straight Armbar)
2008-09-23 Ronaldo Souza Win
KO (Upkick)
2008-09-23 Melvin Manhoef Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2008-06-15 Dong Sik Yoon Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2008-04-29 Denis Kang Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2008-03-02 Steve Mensing Win
TKO (Punches)
2008-02-01 Evangelista Santos Win
TKO (Punches)
2007-10-19 Damir Mirenic Win
TKO (Punches)
2007-08-25 Kyacey Uscola Win
TKO (Punches)
2007-07-21 Alexander Kokoev Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2006-12-09 Gregory Bouchelaghem Win
TKO (Submission to Punches)
2006-11-05 Hector Lombard Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2006-08-26 Akihiro Gono Loss
Submission (Armbar)
2006-06-04 Makoto Takimoto Win
TKO (Broken Eye Socket)
2006-04-11 Hidetada Irie Win
TKO (Corner Stoppage)
2006-03-05 Sanjin Kadunc Win
TKO (Punches)
2005-12-17 Andre Fyeet Win
TKO (Punches)
2005-12-02 Tsuyoshi Kurihara Win
KO (Knee)
2005-10-09 Stefan Klever Win
TKO (Punches)
2005-04-24 Chico Martinez Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2005-03-12 John Donnelly Win
Submission (Armbar)
2005-02-28 Petras Markevicius Loss
Submission (Armbar)
2005-02-05 Erik Oganov Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2004-12-19 Rody Trost Win
TKO (Punches)
2004-09-11 Niko Puhakka Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2003-11-15 Gilson Ferreira Draw
Draw
2003-10-12 Xander Nel Win
TKO (Punches)
2003-04-27 Daniel Spek Win
TKO (Punches)

All Gegard Mousasi's losses

Who all beat Gegard Mousasi?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2019-06-22 Rafael Lovato Jr. Loss
Decision (Majority)
2015-09-26 Uriah Hall Loss
TKO (Flying Knee and Punches)
2014-09-05 Ronaldo Souza Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2014-02-15 Lyoto Machida Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-04-17 Muhammed Lawal Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2006-08-26 Akihiro Gono Loss
Submission (Armbar)
2005-02-28 Petras Markevicius Loss
Submission (Armbar)

Gegard «The Dreamcatcher» Mousasi Highlights

John Salter

John Salter

John Salter is an American MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Salter has been performing for 12 years.

John was born in Gardendale, Alabama, United States, on March 21, 1985.
He currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Last fight

The last fight of John Salter took place on August 21, 2020 against Andrew Kapel.
Salter won by submission (arm triangle choke).

MMA record

  • Total fights: 22
  • Wins: 18
  • Wins by KO: 7
  • Wins by subm: 10
  • Wins by dec: 1
  • Losses: 4
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 3
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did John Salter have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-08-13 Gegard Mousasi Loss
TKO (Punches)
2020-08-21 Andrew Kapel Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2019-11-08 Costello van Steenis Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-11-30 Chidi Njokuani Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2018-09-21 Rafael Lovato Jr. Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2017-11-16 Jason Radcliffe Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2017-07-14 Kendall Grove Win
Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2016-12-10 Claudio Annicchiarico Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-06-17 Brandon Halsey Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2015-01-16 Dustin Jacoby Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2013-10-25 Jaime Jara Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2013-04-27 Fred Weaver Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-06-22 Reggie Pena Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2011-12-09 Ryan Machan Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2011-06-18 Kalib Starnes Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-01-07 Casey Huffman Win
TKO (Punches)
2010-08-28 Dan Miller Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2010-05-08 Jason MacDonald Win
TKO (Leg Injury)
2010-01-11 Gerald Harris Loss
TKO (Punches)
2009-10-17 Jeremiah Riggs Win
TKO (Punches)
2009-07-27 James Hammortree Win
Submission
2009-06-13 Roberto Traven Win
KO (Punches)
2009-03-27 Patrick Mandio Win
Submission (Armbar)

All John Salter's losses

Who all beat John Salter?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-08-13 Gegard Mousasi Loss
TKO (Punches)
2018-09-21 Rafael Lovato Jr. Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2012-06-22 Reggie Pena Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2010-08-28 Dan Miller Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2010-01-11 Gerald Harris Loss
TKO (Punches)

John Salter Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Mousasi to win: 1/4
  • Salter to win: 3/1
  • Draw: 17/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Mousasi or Salter?

Mousasi and Salter are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Gegard Mousasi will win by technical knockout.

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