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The circus surrounding Bellator ’s heavyweight division got a new act today when top contender Eric Prindle announced via Twitter a hand injury had forced him to pull out of this weekend’s scheduled title-fight with champion Cole Konrad . The situation marks the third time this season Prindle has seen a significant scrap laid to waste in the days leading up to it with the first two instances involving a rescheduled Season 5 tournament-final with Thiago Santos . Barring unforeseen circumstances, Prindle-Konrad will now face off on May 25 at Bellator 70
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Injured Eric Prindle withdraws from Bellator 65 title-fight against Cole Konrad
For the second time in as many weeks a bout between Bellator Season 5 heavyweight tournament finalists Thiago Santos and Eric Prindle was scratched from a card’s headlining slot due to one of the involved fighters’ inability to compete. While last week’s cancellation involved Prindle suffering from an undisclosed illness, it appears his health was a moot point based on his Brazilian adversary’s inability to come in at 265 pounds for their pairing. Santos stepped on the scale Thursday at 277.75 pounds, well north of the division’s limit.
The smattering of fans looking for closure from the Bellator Season 5 heavyweight final between Eric Prindle (7-1) and Thiago Santos (10-1) will have to wait a little longer after it was revealed their bout has been pushed back a week based on Prindle’s health. The two had been scheduled to face off tomorrow night at Bellator 61 in headlining action but will now do so on March 23 in Texas on a card featuring the opening round of the Season 6 lightweight tourney.
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Bellator heavyweight final between Eric Prindle-Thiago Santos delayed…again
Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos will try to finish the Bellator heavyweight tournament on March 16 when they compete for a second time at Bellator 61 . The card is set to go down from the Horseshoe Riverdome in Louisiana. Prindle and Santos competed late in 2011 with the fight ending in a No Contest after a low blow rendered Prindle unable to continue