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It didn’t take long for former welterweight Paul Daley to find a new promotional home after requesting (and receiving) his release from Strikeforce a week ago. Earlier today Bellator FC announced the British bomber had been inked to a deal and would make his debut on July 20 at Bellator 72 .
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Paul Daley signed by Bellator for summer debut
Jiu-Jitsu Legend “Punished” at 2012 WorldsVideo, Facebook and MORE! From the MAT! Andre Galvão jumps the fence today at the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Worlds 2012 to get in the face of a referee during the final featherweight purple belt match between Denilson Bischiliari (Atos JJ) and Marcio Andre Barbosa (NU). Jumping the fence that separates the fights from the audience is strictly forbidden and Galvão is “punished” by the IBJJF and can not fight in his category and absolute on Saturday and Sunday
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Andre Galvão out of the Jiu-Jitsu Worlds
Jay Hieron has not competed since a loss to Ben Askren in October with the Bellator welterweight title on the line. The defeat, snapping a ten-fight winning streak for Hieron, was also apparently his last match under the Bellator banner after recently announcing the organization accepted his release…though not without a price. “Just got my release from BELLATOR..Time to work my way up too the top,” an excited Hieron posted on Twitter
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Jay Hieron had to pay back signing bonus to part ways with Bellator
Rolling Reflections – JT Torres vs Pete – BJJ Weekly Issue #100 Pete and JT spent the past 10 days in Abu Dhabi competing in the World Pro. After the tournament they had some down time and shot this fun Rolling Reflections. This is a fast paced flow roll with a lot of technique squeezed into 8 minutes
Rolling Reflections – JT Torres vs Pete – BJJ Weekly Issue #100
After coming up short against Michael Chandler this past November, losing his title in the process, former Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez wanted nothing more than an immediate shot at winning his belt back. Not only was the match-up extremely entertaining but also competitive in nature with Alvarez nearly finishing Chandler off at one point. Unfortunately for Alvarez, the only way to get a crack at a champion in Bellator is to win a tournament, and despite his contributions to the organization since their inaugural season the policy is one CEO Bjorn Rebney is not willing to waver on
Back during The Ultimate Fighter 11 , Nick Ring scored a majority decision victory over Court McGee . However, it was McGee who would go on to claim the title and six-figure contract with the UFC after reentering the tournament as an injury replacement.
Another week, another hilarious Bellator heavyweight story.
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Breaking It Down: Bellator 62
Daniel Cormier was set to begin training to complete the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix when he felt a similar sting. Cormier, who broke his hand in his semifinal round win over Antonio Silva , delivered an uppercut to the chin of Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold and re-inured his mitt. Now, after rehabbing the bum hand, “DC” is finally ready to face Josh Barnett .
Subfighter Challenge”/> April 29, 2012 Laguna Hills, California All Girl Jiu-Jitsu Tournament (no-gi) Registration is $25 (
Girrrrl Fight-> Subfighter Challenge
After an exciting seven-fight preliminary card takes place, the real fast-paced action begins when the UFC flyweight tournament finally gets under way. Australia plays host to one of more exciting non-PPV cards in recentl history in UFC on FX 2: Alves vs Kampmann , headlined by an exciting welterweight tilt between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves . Tonight’s card promises to be a fantastic one, and, fortunately for fans, just the start of an action packed weekend of MMA
Breaking It Down: UFC on FX 2 (MAIN CARD)