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10 October 2020 18:53

In the main event of Bellator Paris Cheick Kongo (30-10-2, 1 NC) takes on Tim Johnson.

Bellator Paris results: MVP vs Houston, Kongo vs Johnson

Bellator 248 and Bellator Europe 10 takes place Saturday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT). The event takes place at Accor Arena in Paris. Bellator 248 airs on CBS Sports Network and DAZN, while Bellator Europe 10 streams live on MMA Junkie. In the Bellator 248 main event, Michael Page (17-1 MMA, 13-1 BMMA) takes on Ross Houston (8-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) at welterweight. In the Bellator Europe 10 headliner, Cheick Kongo (30-10-2 MMA, 12-2 BMMA) meets Timothy Johnson (14-6 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) at heavyweight.

Official Bellator 248 and Bellator Europe 10 results include: BELLATOR EUROPE 9 MAIN CARD (MMA Junkie, 5 p.m. ET) BELLATOR EUROPE 9 PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 1:45 p.m. ET) Yves Landu Fabacary Diatta vs. Dominique Wooding Maguy Berchel vs. Lucie Bertaud Ciaran Clarke vs. BELLATOR 248 (CBS Sports Network, DAZN, 11:30 a.m. ET) Ross Houston Oliver Enkamp def. Emmanuel Dawa via submission (Japanese necktie) – Round 1, 4:10 Alan Omer def.

Ryan Scope via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:46 Mads Burnell def. Darko Banovic via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:13 Note: Bellator officials confirmed the William Gomis vs. Dylan Logan and Ilias Bulaid vs. Ivan Naccari bouts originally scheduled for the Bellator Europe 10 prelims have been removed from the card due to "a fighter from each matchup not being licensed to compete by the overseeing athletic commission." They will be the first major MMA promotion to host an event in France. Arguably the biggest name on the card is one of the most famous MMA fighters to ever come from France in Cheick Kongo (30-10-2, 1 NC).

Kongo will be taking on Tim Johnson (14-6) at Bellator 248 in Paris. That night, Kongo knocked out Johnson in the first round of their heavyweight contest. Kongo is looking to get back on track in this fight. Prior to his title fight against Ryan Bader at Bellator 226, Kongo had won eight consecutive fights inside the Bellator cage. Kongo believed that he deserved an immediate rematch with Ryan Bader given the way the first fight ended.

However, Bellator had other plans and booked Kongo against Johnson. After suffering back to back knockout losses, Johnson has won two consecutive fights by knockout. For Johnson to be successful in the rematch, he's going to have to grapple with Kongo. I expect Johnson to come out aggressive looking to tire Kongo. Despite being 44, Kongo looked sensational leading up to that title match against Ryan Bader.

I'm expecting Kongo to come out looking very good in Bellator's Paris debut. Expect some early grappling, but I think eventually Kongo is going to be able to catch Johnson with something big. Expect him to call out Ryan Bader once the fight is over. Prediction: Cheick Kongo by KO – Round 1 Ross Houston will make his Bellator MMA debut this weekend Ross Houston's sights are firmly set on the Bellator welterweight title. Inverness' Houston will make his long-awaited Bellator debut tonight in the promotion's historic card in Paris, the first major mixed martial arts event to take place in France since the recent legalisation of the sport. The undefeated Houston hasn't been given a gimme fight for his maiden outing in the promotion. That man, of course, is London's Michael 'Venom' Page - whose sole blemish on his record is a second-round TKO defeat to reigning champion Douglas Lima. Upon signing for Bellator, 'The Hitman' immediately made it known that he wanted to dance with Page. Ross Houston will be welcomed to Bellator by Michael 'Venom' Page I asked for this fight because I know once I beat him, it's going to do big things for my career Ross Houston on his Bellator Paris showdown with Michael 'Venom' Page "I asked for this fight because I know once I beat him, it's going to do big things for my career," Houston told Express Sport. "It's literally the platform and the name that he's got and what it'll create for me when I beat him on Saturday night." In order to hand 'MVP' his second professional loss, Houston will have to avoid being lured into the traps Page has become renowned for setting with his feints, movement and gamesmanship. The box of tricks Page has bamboozled all but one of opponents with, however, is nothing new for Houston. I'll get the job done." Houston's eagerly-anticipated clash with Page will be his first outing the since the last defence of his Cage Warriors welterweight title in June 2019. Ross Houston is planning for a short night at the office in his Bellator debut Bellator 248 and Euro Series 10 take place at AccorArena in Paris on October 10. The event marks the first major MMA promotion held in France. In the main event of Bellator 248 Michael "Venom" Page (17-1) faces off Ross Houston (8-0, 1 NC). In the main event of Bellator Paris Cheick Kongo (30-10-2, 1 NC) takes on Tim Johnson. Bellator 248 and Euro Series 10 live from Paris – US start time MMA fans in the US can watch Bellator 248: MVP vs Houston live on CBS Sports network, starting at 11:30 am ET. Bellator Paris preliminary card is scheduled for 1:45 pm ET on the promotion's channel on YouTube. Bellator Euro Series 10 main card, headlined by Kongo vs Johnson, is set for 5 pm ET also on YouTube. Bellator 248 and Bellator Paris UK time looks as the following Bellator 248: MVP vs Houston in the UK airs live on BBC iPlayer at 4:30 pm BST. Bellator Euro Series 10 preliminary card is set for 6:45 pm BST also on BBC iPlayer. Bellator Paris: Kongo vs Johnson is available on Channel 5 at 10 pm BST. Bellator Paris results Bellator Euro Series 10 main card Tim Johnson Bellator Euro Series 10 preliminary card Yves Landu Ilias Bulaid vs. Dominique Wooding vs. Fabacary Diatta Maguy Berchel vs. Dylan Logan vs. France will see its first MMA from a major organization today, as Bellator touches down in Paris for two cards: Bellator 248 and Bellator Euro Series 10. Bellator 248 comes first with a four-fight card, featuring a welterweight headliner between human highlight reel "MVP" Michael Page and former Cage Warriors welterweight champion Ross Houston. Houston is making his Bellator debut, while Page is looking to insert build his case for a title shot. The first Frenchman ever will grace the cage in their homeland in the co-main event when Emmanuel Dawa faces UFC veteran "The Future" Oliver Enkamp. More UFC veterans will fight as well, with Alan Omer and Mads Burnell fighting "Big Baby" Ryan Scope and "Face Smasher" Darko Banovic, respectively. Stay on MMA Sucka for live Bellator 248 results, starting at 11:30am EST live on DAZN and CBS Sports Network. Bellator 248 Results Main Card Oliver Enkamp def. Emmanuel Dawa via submission (Japanese necktie), 4:10 of Round 1 Alan Omer def. Ryan Scope via TKO (knee to the body and punches), 1:46 of Round 1 Mads Burnell def. Darko Banovic via TKO (punches), 3:13 of Round 1 Stay tuned right here at MMA Sucka for more live streams as well as videos highlighting the top fighters, commentators, coaches, promoters and other names in MMA and combat sports.