Results: Fedor Knocks Frank Mir Out Early In Round 1, Will Face Chael Sonnen Next

In tonight’s highly anticipated Bellator 198 main event, two heavyweight legends took center stage in Frank Mir vs. Fedor Emelianenko.

Frank Mir and Fedor Emelianenko both hoped to advance through the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix for a shot in the quarter finals against Chael Sonnen, but only one man will.

The bout opened up with, with both men taking the center of the cage. Mir and Fedor exchanged, Mir stunned Fedor, but Fedor recovered and got back up.

The two started throwing heavy again, both head hunting. Fedor caught Mir with an upper cut and turned the lights off, winning via knockout in round 1.

Official Results: Fedor Emelianenko def. Frank Mir via K.O. (Round 1)

There’s a highlight in the video player above.