Results for: Onetime UFC fighter Vinicius Queiroz looks second chance Bellator 75 tourney in news

  • 2 years ago
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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. read news >>

  • 10 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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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. read news >>

  • 3 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. read news >>

  • 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. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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UFC and Bellator MMA veteran Dave Herman was arrested Tuesday morning near Fort Wayne, Ind., but his wife’s description of the incident contradicts that of local authorities. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Dave Herman is now the latest MMA fighter to run into trouble with the law. Things aren't looking so good for UFC and Bellator vet Dave Herman. "Pee Wee" as the heavyweight is affectionately known in the cage, was arrested in Indiana on Monday Morning, following a police chase, ending in an altercation. MMAJunkie had the initial report, and the details, while not to the extremes that we've seen in some other cases of fighters encountering law enforcement, still aren't pretty. According to report read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Dave Herman, a former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter who most recently competed for Titan FC, was arrested early Monday morning in Indiana after leading police on a chase.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Kimbo Slice is back. The street brawler turned UFC fighter, who hasn’t competed in MMA since 2010, has signed a deal with Bellator. CombatPress.com first reported the news, and sources close to the situation confirmed to MMAFighting.com. Kimbo Slice (4-2), who turns 41 in February, hasn’t fought in mixed martial arts since a second-round TKO loss to Matt Mitrione at UFC 113. His only UFC win came against Houston Alexander at TUF 10 Finale. His other MMA wins came in stoppages over James Thompson read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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A long list of companies might stop sponsoring UFC fighters after the Reebok deal is effective in July, and that could benefit fighters from other promotions. Patricio Freire, Bellator’s featherweight champion, is one of them, but he says that he has already benefitted from the UFC’s decisions way before the Reebok deal. "Pitbull", who won the Bellator 145-pound championship with a unanimous decision win over Pat Curran in September, says that UFC’s "sponsor tax" forced many companies to look at read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter War Machine today plead not guilty to a variety of charges stemming from an alleged attack against former girlfriend Christy Mack and her friend, Corey Thomas.Filed under: News read news >>

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