36-year-old Mousasi beat number one John Salter in Bellator 264 to advance his campaign. Number four ranked took care of business against the top contender John Salter. Gegard claimed 48th win in his amazing MMA career after taking down John.
Gegard showed smart defense during the game and controlled Salter’s advances using his experience and great technique. In the first round, Salter started terrifically and Gegard fell to his takedown. However, Gegard employed his boxing skills in the second round to outdo Salter. And finally Mousasi fired back at 2:07 mark of the third round rendering Salter’s comeback impossible through ground strikes.