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  • 6 days ago
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Bellator MMA Season 8 featherweight tournament winner Magomedrasul Khasbulaev has been released by the promoter after a lengthy struggle with visa issues. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Bellator featherweight Frodo Khasbulaev engaged in an intense back-and-forth with ex-Bellator matchmaker Sam Caplan on Twitter over a denied visa, which prevented him from getting his title shot. Tensions between featherweight Frodo Khasbulaev and Bellator date back to August, but now it appears to have hit its breaking point. Khasbulaev won the season 9 FW tournament last year and thus earned a title shot vs. then champion Pat Curran. However, visa issues prevented him from getting his title sh read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Disgruntled featherweight 'Frodo' Khasbulaev thanked Bellator president Scott Coker for his release ... but Coker says he's not been released at all. Not even a day after Bellator featherweight 'Frodo' Khasbulaev went on a Twitter tirade about his visa situation, which denied him a guaranteed title shot after he won the season 9 tournament, the Dagestani posted this pic on Instagram along with a "thank you" to Scott Coker for granting his release. The translation from Russian to English is rough read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Bellator featherweight Frodo Khasbulaev engaged in an intense back-and-forth with ex-Bellator matchmaker Sam Caplan on Twitter over a denied visa, which prevented him from getting his title shot. Tensions between featherweight Frodo Khasbulaev and Bellator date back to August, but now it appears to have hit its breaking point. Khasbulaev won the season 9 FW tournament last year and thus earned a title shot vs. then champion Pat Curran. However, visa issues prevented him from getting his title sh read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Magomedrasul Khasbulaev wants to fight as soon as possible. The Dagestani featherweight, who earned a shot at the Bellator title after winning the 145-pound tournament in April, 2013, couldn’t return to the United States to compete for the championship due to visa issues. After failing in multiple attempts to solve his visa issues over the past 12 months, he’s hoping that Bellator would release him from his contract so he can compete for other MMA promotions in Europe. "I do not have any informa read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former Bellator MMA tournament winner Magomedrasul 'Frodo' Khasbulaev has come to terms with the fact that he'll likely never get to compete for a Bellator title. Now he's just hoping the promotion will let him fight rather than keep him on the shelf. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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He ran his winning streak to nine fights, breezed through the Bellator 8 featherweight tournament, and was all queued up for a title shot. So what happened to “Frodo,” anyway?Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News Tagged: Magomedrasul Khasbulaev read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Patricio Freire was frustrated he didn’t get his shot at the Bellator featherweight title yet, but he’s not the only tournament winner that can’t fight for the gold. Magomedrasul Khasbulaev, affectionately known as 'Frodo', earned the right to fight for the championship after winning the eighth season of the featherweight tournament with wins over Mike Richman, Marlon Sandro and Fabricio Guerreiro in 2013, but he was grounded in Russia with visa issues and never returned to the United States. "I read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Visa issues have put Bellator Season Featherweight Tournament winner Magomedrasul "Frodo" Khasbulaev's career and title shot on hold. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Check out Bellator 95 video fight highlights from Thursday night's Season 8 finale in Atlantic City, N.J. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Make no mistake about it, Magomedrasul Khasbulaev was born a fighter. And if his impressive run to Bellator MMA's Season 8 featherweight tournament final isn't enough to convince you, then consider his previous experience, as well. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Mike Richman knows he has to go through Point A to get to Point B. But that isn't going to stop him from having a few daydreams about who might be waiting at Point B when he gets there. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships continues to target top international prospects to fill its ranks, and lightweights Magomedrasul Khasbulaev and Akop Stepanyan are the latest two additions to the promotion. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the signings with sources close to the fighters. Bellator executives have yet to officially announce the new contracts or expected debut appearances for the two fighters. read news >>