At long last, Phil Baroni will make his Bellator debut later this month at Bellator 122. The fight marks "The New York Badass'" first time back since suffering a disastrous mid-fight ankle injury in mid-2013, the same injury that left him with a year of painful physical therapy and crushed his dreams of vying for the ONE FC welterweight title.
But now Baroni is healthy, and as a throwback to a bygone era, Bellator matchmakers have paired the 38-year-old up against 31-year-old Karo Parisyan, hims more
A hungrier and leaner Phil Baroni blogs on BloodyElbow about his Bellator 122 bout against Karo Parisyan, the remaining fighters from the forgotten untelevised generation in MMA, and a future drop down to lightweight.
The following is Phil Baroni's guest blog, as he writes about his upcoming Bellator 122 bout against Karo Parisyan.
My camp has gone great. I'm back at OKG, One Kicks Gym. I don't even know what the f*ck made me leave in the first place. I f*cking feel at home now. I was homeless f more
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