Vinicius Queiroz has already ruined one big-show opportunity, and he's determined not to spoil another.
Two years ago, Vinicius Queiroz signed a UFC contract, but it ended disastrously with a submission loss, a failed drug test, and his quick release from the world's top MMA promotion.
But he gets a second chance at Friday's Bellator 75 event and in the organization's Season 7 heavyweight tournament.
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- 6 months ago
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Terry Etim, a former UFC fighter who recently made a successful Bellator MMA debut, has been replaced at Friday’s Bellator 113 event.Filed under: Bellator, News Tagged: Bellator 113, Brandon Girtz, Derek Anderson, Derek Campos, Donnie Bell, Eric Wisely, Terry Etim, (...) read news >>
- 10 months ago
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Bellator is having trouble getting a break lately, it seems. A day after losing the headliner for its planned first pay-per-view event, the promotion has lost the bout planned to headline Bellator 107. read news >>
- 11 months ago
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Bellator MMA's debut pay-per-view event has a fifth and final fight slated for the night's main card. read news >>
Vinicius Queiroz's manager thinks the referee may have contributed to the fighter's loss to Alexander Volkov at this past Friday's Bellator 80.
An email protesting the officiating today was forwarded to MMAjunkie.com.
"[Referee James] Warring could have contributed to [and] altered the result of the fight after he ordered the fighters to rise up with [after] only 15 seconds [on the ground] . in a moment that was favorable for Vincius," manager Josef Borges wrote to the Florida State Bo read news >>
A bout that was supposed to settle the unfinished business between Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos instead came to another bizarre end.
Reversing roles from their first meeting, a downed Santos took a groin kick that prevented him from continuing.
But unlike that meeting, which took place this past November, Prindle was disqualified, and Santos earned a spot in the semifinals of the Bellator Season 7 heavyweight tournament to cap an evening of fights at Bellator 75.
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- 2 years ago
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Brian Rogers is the first entrant in Bellator's upcoming season-six middleweight tournament.
MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the onetime Strikeforce fighter's involvement with a source to the promotion.
The eight-man tournament kicks off in March and airs on MTV2, and the winner earns $100,000 in total pay and a guaranteed title shot.
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- 4 years ago
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Ultimate Challenge UK heavyweight champion and one-time UFC fighter Neil Grove is the latest addition to Bellator Fighting Championships' season-three heavyweight tournament.
Bellator officials today announced the signing of the former rugby player, though a debut date and opponent were not disclosed.
Grove joins an eventual eight-man field that will determine Bellator's first-ever heavyweight champion.
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Newly signed Bellator fighter and UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar stopped by the Inside MMA studio for a lively interview, where the hot topic immediately turned to Tito Ortiz. read news >>
- a month ago
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Former Bellator and UFC fighter War Machine, also known as Jon Koppenhaver, was taken into custody on Friday afternoon in a cooperative effort by United States Marshals and the Simi Valley Police Department. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Lyoto Machida will get his chance to claim the Middleweight title tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) when he battles division champion Chris Weidman at UFC 175. Does "The Dragon" have what it takes to become one of few fighters to have held titles in two different weight classes? Later tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) at UFC 175, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight title is up for grabs. And for the first time in a very long time, Anderson Silva is not involved. Instead, his teammate, Ly read news >>