The Bellator 290 tournament will take place on February 4 in Inglewood, USA, the co-main event of which was the fight between light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov and Cuban Yoel Romero.
However, not so long ago the fight was canceled, according to some sources, the refusal came from the camp of the Russian fighter. The day before, Nemkov himself commented on the situation for the first time.
According to the athlete, upon arrival home, he went through acclimatization, then helped his brother Viktor Nemkov prepare for the fight in Kemerovo on December 10
“He didn’t feel very well, and against the background of the fact that he didn’t recover after the fight, he tore his inguinal muscle. I had to quit training, rest ... I had to start preparing, I had a month left, and I just got in shape. And we asked the organization to postpone the fight in order to fight Romero a little later, ”said the Russian fighter, believing that he should not have entered the octagon unprepared.