Bellator 260 post-event facts: Yaroslav Amosov is Bellator’s 10th unbeaten champ

·4 min read

The promotion’s second title change of the year unfolded Friday in the Bellator 260 headliner at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

Yaroslav Amosov (26-0 MMA, 7-0 BMMA) became the new king of the welterweight division when he shut down Douglas Lima (32-9 MMA, 14-5 BMMA) for five rounds to claim the gold by unanimous decision and join the short list of fighters to get their hands on a belt without ever experiencing a loss.

For more on the numbers behind the headliner, as well as the rest of the card, check below for 30 post-event facts to come out of Bellator 260.

Event stats

[vertical-gallery id=616390] Betting favorites went 3-1 on the main card. Betting favorites fell to 4-2 in Bellator main events this year. Total fight time for the four-bout main card was 1:04:33.

Yaroslav Amosov def. Douglas Lima Amosov became the 10th fighter in Bellator history to win a title with an undefeated record. Amosov has a 26-fight winning streak in MMA competition, which is the longest streak among active Bellator fighters Amosov's six-fight Bellator winning streak at welterweight is tied with Joey Davis for the longest active streak in the division. Amosov has earned five of his seven Bellator victories by decision. Lima's five losses in Bellator title fights are tied with Michael Chandler for most in company history. Lima has suffered seven of his nine career losses by decision. Lima has suffered all five of his Bellator losses by decision.

Jason Jackson def. Paul Daley [autotag]Jason Jackson[/autotag] (15-4 MMA, 6-1 BMMA) has earned five of his six Bellator victories by decision. [autotag]Paul Daley[/autotag] (43-18-2 MMA, 9-5 BMMA) has suffered four of his five Bellator losses by decision.

Aaron Pico def. Aiden Lee [autotag]Aaron Pico[/autotag] (8-3 MMA, 8-3 BMMA) improved to 8-2 since he dropped to the featherweight division in September 2017. Pico has earned all eight of his career victories by stoppage. Pico's eight stoppage victories in Bellator featherweight competition are third most in divisional history behind Patricio Freire (12) and A.J. McKee (12). [autotag]Aiden Lee[/autotag] (9-5 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) suffered the first submission loss of his career.

Mark Lemminger def. Demarques Jackson [autotag]Mark Lemminger[/autotag] (12-3 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) has earned both of his Bellator victories by knockout. [autotag]Demarques Jackson[/autotag] (11-6 MMA, 1-2 BMMA) fell to 1-4 in his past five fights dating back to April 2019.

Kyle Crutchmer def. Levan Chokheli

Levan Chokheli

[autotag]Levan Chokheli[/autotag] (9-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) had his 10-fight unbeaten streak snapped for the first defeat of his career.

Justin Gonzales def. Tytan Claxton

Tywan Claxton

[autotag]Tywan Claxton[/autotag] (6-3 MMA, 6-3 BMMA) suffered consecutive losses for the first time in his career. He hasn't earned a victory since December 2019.

Bobby King def. Nick Newell

Nick Newell

[autotag]Nick Newell[/autotag] (16-4 MMA, 1-2 BMMA) suffered consecutive losses for the first time in his career. He hasn't earned a victory since August 2019. Newell has suffered three of his four career losses by decision. Newell has suffered both of his Bellator losses by split decision.

Lucas Brennan vs. Matthew Skibiciki [autotag]Lucas Brennan[/autotag] (5-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) has earned four of his five career victories by stoppage. [autotag]Matthew Skibiciki[/autotag]'s (4-4 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) four-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn't earned a victory since October 2018.

Marina Mokhnatkina def. Amanda Bell [autotag]Marina Mokhnatkina[/autotag] (5-2 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) successfully returned from a 27-month layoff and earned her first victory since December 2017. Mokhnatkina earned the first decision victory of her career.

Alex Polizzi def. Gustavo Trujillo [autotag]Alex Polizzi[/autotag] (8-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) has earned seven of his eight career victories by stoppage. [autotag]Gustavo Trujillo[/autotag] (3-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) suffered the first stoppage loss of his career with a submission defeat.