MMAFighting.com first reported the deal, and promotion officials confirmed the signing to Sherdog.com on Monday. No date has been confirmed for Nunes’ Bellator debut.
The 30-year-old Brazilian completed a 3-3 stint in the Octagon this past January, dropping a unanimous decision to Nik Lentz at UFC on FX 7. Nunes earned victories against Mike Thomas Brown, Manny Gamburyan and Bart Palaszewski during his tenure with the Las Vegas-based promotion. “The Gun” appeared to be on the brink of a title contention prior to UFC 131, but lost a decision to Kenny Florian in the evening’s co-main event.
Since signing with Zuffa, all 11 of Nunes’ bouts have gone the distance, including five with the now-defunct WEC. The X-Gym representative has never been finished in 22 professional appearances.view original article >>
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