Results for: Despite Bellator 81 splitdecision loss Ricardo Tirloni vows champ day in news

  • a year ago
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Most fighters who lose by split decision believe they won the fight, and Ricardo Tirloni is no exception. Tirloni this past Friday dropped a split call to Dave Jansen at Bellator 81 in the semifinals of the promotion's Season 7 lightweight tournament. His dream of winning a Bellator tournament and fighting for a title will have to wait, but he said walked away with the confidence that he won the fight - and will hope to build off that, despite a loss on his record. read news >>

  • a year ago
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In his most recent fight, Ricardo Tirloni proved his opponent wrong. Prior to their opening-round bout in Bellator's Season 7 lightweight tournament, Rene Nazare said Tirloni had a glass jaw and couldn't withstand his power. Tirloni, though, took his opponent's best shot and got a submission victory, and he plans to carry the momentum into tonight's Bellator 81's semifinals and a potential title fight in his native Brazil. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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ORLANDO - Eduardo Dantas backed Tyson Nam up with a flying knee, pushed him toward the corner and that was all she wrote. Except for Dantas, Bellator's bantamweight champion, the writing was done by Nam. With an exclamation point on the end. When Nam knocked out Dantas this past week at a Shooto benefit show for Brazil's special police force, he took Dantas, Bellator and the MMA world by surprise. read news >>

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In a Bellator light heavyweight division overrun by retread match-ups, aging stars, and made-for-TV feuds, Liam McGeary is above all else a welcome breath of fresh air. For the better part of two years, the six-foot-six Englishman has fashioned the Bellator cage into his own personal playground, perfecting the art of the walk-off knockout while twisting his foes into knots when those fistic flairs of his fail to suffice. But if the opening act of McGeary's Bellator run was impressive, it's culmi read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Bellator 105 was highlighted by Tiger Sarnavskiy finishing Ricardo Tirloni and Will Brooks defeating Saad Awad to advance to the Bellator Lightweight Tournament Final. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Ricardo Tirloni was pretty happy about his fight with Marcin Held – until he got a bit of a lottery ticket to take a step up the ladder into Bellator's Season 9 lightweight touranment for free. read news >>

  • a year ago
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INDIANAPOLIS – Former Bellator champion Lyman Good, Cage Warriors champ Cathal Pendred and former Cage Warriors titleholder Chris Fields were among more than 80 fighters who attended today's tryouts for "The Ultimate Fighter 19." read news >>

  • a year ago
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Will Brooks has much to look forward to these days. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Rich Clementi was bound and determined to not let Marcin Held and his leg lock obsession keep him from moving on. But Held had other plans. The Polish lightweight spent most of the first round looking for any kind of a leg lock he could get, and in the second finally got it. Clementi tapped, and the 20-year-old Held moved on in Bellator's Season 7 lightweight tournament. The fight closed out Bellator 81 at Ryan Center at The University of Rhode Island in Kingston. The MTV2-televised ma read news >>

  • a year ago
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All four Season 7 lightweight tournament semifinalists hit their contracted marks at Thursday’s Bellator 81 weigh-ins. read news >>

  • a year ago
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After being knocked out for the first time in his pro career, Ricardo Tirloni made some changes. And chief among those was convincing himself he needed to become a full-time fighter if he was going to make it to the next level. Tirloni on Friday goes after that next level against Rene Nazare in the opening round of Bellator's Season 7 lightweight tournament. read news >>

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