Bellator 296 video: Thibault Gouti blasts Kane Mousah with nasty counter right-hand for knockout win

The Bellator 296 main card got started with a bang, courtesy of Thibault Gouti.

The Frenchman blasted Kane Mousah with a nasty right hook that sent him crashing down to the canvas. Gouti (16-6 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) picked up the knockout win at the 3:58 mark of Round 2. The lightweight bout opened the main card of Bellator 296, which took place on Friday at Accor Arena in Paris.

Gouti and Mousah (14-4 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) were engaging in a very competitive fight. Mousah was having plenty of success in the second, pressing Gouti with volume, but was countered by Gouti’s nasty right hand.

You can watch Gouti’s finish in the video below:

Updated Bellator 296 results include:

  • Thibault Gouti def. Kane Mousah via knockout (punch) – Round 2, 3:58

  • Denise Kielholtz def. Paula Cristina via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

  • Luca Poclit def. Oliver Enkamp via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Saul Rogers vs. Davy Gallon declared no contest (reply review/referee error)

  • Yves Landu def. Piotr Niedzielski via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Sarvarjon Hamidov def. Kevin Petshi via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 1:33

  • Tim Wilde def. Chris Gonzalez via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

  • Fabacary Diatta def. Keir Harvie via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

  • Asael Adjoudj def. Georges Sasu via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

  • Romain Debienne def. Bourama Camara via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 1:04

  • Jose Augusto def. Simon Biyong via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for Bellator 296.

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