Following life-changing Bellator victories, Luis Nogueira now ready to claim tourney win


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Brazilian bantamweight prospect Luis "Betao" Nogueira hasn't quite yet finished his Bellator Fighting Championships journey, but already he's seen a glimpse of what may be to come. And at 10-1 in his past 11 outings and with Bellator's season-six tournament crown in his sights, Nogueira admits he's excited about the prospects. "There's a noticeable change," Nogueira told MMAjunkie.com. "People acknowledge our accomplishments now. Before, they used to doubt my career choice. Even the f view original article >>

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