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  • a year ago
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Jorge Gurgel is telling his wife to ignore the circumstances surrounding her next bout. Gurgel, who's both the husband and manager of Zoila Gurgel (formerly Zoila Frausto), today accused the promotion of a "borderline dumb" move in placing the women's champ on the un-televised prelims of Bellator 78. "Who in their right mind would devalue their own assets?" Jorge Gurgel said. "You're pretty much shooting yourself in the foot for putting your only female champion on the undercard." read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The year 2010 was a breakout one for "The Warrior Princess." Zoila Frausto capped it off nicely by winning the Bellator Fighting Championships 115-pound women's tournament and becoming the promotion's first female champ. Now, as she prepares for a non-title fight at tonight's Bellator 35 event, Frausto discusses her plans for 2011, disappointment over a preliminary-card spot, the split from her former camp, and her recent marriage to fellow fighter Jorge Gurgel. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Will Brooks talks about his youth, his first loss, his legacy, and much more before his Bellator interim lightweight title clash against Michael Chandler at Bellator 120 on Saturday night. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Patricio Freire finds himself back in familiar territory on Friday night. "Pitbull" has made a career of rocketing through Bellator's featherweight tournaments. But he's fallen short of the ultimate goal, which is a Bellator title. read news >>

  • a year ago
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FAIRBORN, Ohio - She's not exactly happy about it, but it was a victory in more ways than one for Bellator strawweight champion Zoila Gurgel. Following 19 months on the shelf after major knee surgery, the Cincinnati-based fighter on Friday fought off both a healthy dose of cage rust and her opponent Casey Noland en route to a unanimous decision victory. The end result may have been a relief, but it certainly didn't come easy. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Lyoto Machida manager Ed Soares is disappointed that his fighter won't get the next shot at the light heavyweight title, but not overly bent out of shape. The way he sees it, the title shot was a welcomed bonus, not an expectation. "Whatever the UFC wants is fine," Soares told MMAjunkie.com. "I'm not tripping on that." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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While it was Michael Chandler who eventually unseated former title holder Eddie Alvarez, Patricky "Pitbull" Freire knows it could have been him. It was Freire who lost to Chandler in the finals off Bellator's season-four lihgtweight tournament, allowing his opponent a shot at the belt. But now, Freire starts again chasing tournament glory, and he's got a few goals in mind: He's three wins away from a shot he desperately wanted to secure one year ago. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Pat Curran is already a Bellator tournament winner, but his ultimate goal has eluded him. "I just want to be the champion and be considered one of the best featherweights in the world," he today told MMAjunkie.com Radio. He's but one step away from another shot at a belt. On Saturday he meets Marlon Sandro in the finals of Bellator's "Summer Series" featherweight tournament, and he believes he has an edge that will put him in position for a fight with current champ Joe Warren. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Following a September 2010 win over Travis Reddinger in the quarterfinals of Bellator Fighting Championship's first-ever bantamweight tournament, things seemed to be going just right for Ulysses Gomez. Slated to fight Zach Makovsky in the tournament's semifinal, things took a turn for the worse when Gomez developed a staph infection that forced him to withdraw from the field. Following a six-month layoff, Gomez returns to action in the co-feature of Friday's Tachi Palace Fights 8 eve read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships confirmed Wednesday that Megumi Fujii will face Zoila Frausto to crown the promotion’s inaugural women's 115-pound champion. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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This month's Bellator 34 card got another title fight. Joining a previously reported title fight between middleweight champ Hector Lombard and season-two tournament winner Alexander Shlemenko is the organization's women's 115-pound tournament finale. The Oct. 28 event pits Megumi Fujii against Zoila Frausto. read news >>

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