Bellator 265 Picks and Best Bets Bellator 265 goes down on Friday, August 20th from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between No. 3 ranked Bellator heavyweight Cheik Kongo, as he takes on Russian combat sports legend, Sergei Kharitonov.
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Cheik Kongo comes into Friday’s event at the ripe age of 46. He holds a 30-11-2 record and comes into this match-up with the 7-inch reach advantage. Kharitonov is 32-8 and comes in as the younger fighter at 41 years of age.
Kongo holds a 7-1-1 record in Bellator since 2016, with 5 of his last 7 wins coming by way of stoppage. Over the last five years, a $100 bettor who has backed Kongo on the ‘to Win by Decision’ prop has turned a profit of +$926 in that stretch.
Meanwhile, the Russian combat sports veteran Sergei Kharitonov has appeared in numerous fights all around the globe over the years. Splitting time between Bellator, M-1, and other European fight promotions, Kharitonov is 8-1-2 in his last 11 fights, with 7 of his last 8 wins coming by way of stoppage. A $100 bettor who has backed Kharitonov to win on the ‘Inside the Distance’ prop since 2017 has turned a profit of +$598.
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Bellator 265 Picks
|1.25% (0.5u)||Storley/Schiro (Over 1.5 Rounds)||-125||5Dimes|
|1.25% (0.5u)||Storley/Schiro (Fight Goes Distance: Yes)||+175||WilliamHill|
|1% (0.4u)||Dante Schiro (to Win Fight)||+1600||DraftKings|
|1% (0.4u)||Colgan/Simons (Over 1.5 Rounds)||+148||BetOnline|
|1% (0.4u)||Johnson/Fisher (Over 1.5 Rounds)||+130||5Dimes|
|1% (0.4u)||Moegenburg/Schoenfelder (Over 1.5 Rounds)||+160||5Dimes|
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