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Results from Bellator 103: Pitbull and Wilcox advances to featherweight finals

Written on October 12, 2013 by Hector

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Patricio Pitbull's win over Fabricio Guerreiro advances him to the featherweight finals

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire outclassed Fabricio Guerreiro for three rounds enroute to a lopsided decision victory. With the win, Pitbull became the first three-time tournament finalist in Bellator’s history. It is also his third consecutive win since the title shot loss to Pat Curran last January.

In the co-main event, Justin Wilcox dominated Joe Tamanglio to earn his spot in the featherweight finals. Wilcox completely imposed his will on his opponent through the course of their 15 minute fight. Tamanglio has failed to surmount any significant offense aside from a punch that knocked down Wilcox in the second round. Wilcox came back strong in the final round and took Tamanglio down at will. After the final bell, the judges scored the fight with (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) all in favor of Wilcox.

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Fabio Maldonado Scrapped Out of His Match for UFC on Versus 6

Written on September 15, 2011 by Lulu

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Fabio Maldonado is out of his upcoming match against Aaron Rosa at UFC on Versus 6 due to injury.

Fabio Maldonado’s chance to get his UFC career back on track had slipped off his hand. UFC officials announced on Wednesday that he was scrapped out of his scheduled UFC on Versus 6 bout against Aaron Rosa due to an injury.

Fabio Maldonado – who have a career stat of 18-4 – went 1-1 thus far in the Octagon, defeating James McSweeney in his UFC debut before losing to Kyle Kingsbury in June. A brown belt in jiu-jitsu and 22-0 as a professional boxer, Fabio Maldonado trains with the Nogueira brothers in Rio de Janeiro.

Apparently, there’s still no announcement of a fighter who will replace him to face Aaron Rosa.

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Aaron Rosa Moves to Light Heavyweight, to Meet Maldonado at UFC Live 6

Written on August 18, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Aaron Rosa will make a cut to 205 pounds, as he faces Fabio Maldonado for UFC Live 6.

Aaron Rosa will move down to light heavyweight, as he faces Fabio Maldonado at UFC Live 6. The said event will headline a bantamweight title match between Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson. Also in the lineup is a heavyweight showdown between Pat Barry and Stefan Struve.

Aaron Rosa made his Octagon debut last June at UFC 131, wherein he was knocked out by Joey Beltran. But before entering the promotion, the Texan fighter was carrying a four-fight win streak. Meanwhile, Fabio Maldonado had his 11-fight win streak snapped by Kyle Kingsbury at TUF 13 Finale.

The UFC Live 6 will go down on October 1 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The event will air live on Versus

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Joey Beltran, Employed to Land His Fist on Someone’s Chin

Written on June 07, 2011 by Lulu

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Joey Beltran, a family oriented fighter who fights for the enjoyment of the crowd and landing punches to other people's chin because that's what he is paid to do.

Joey Beltran became a crowd favorite in UFC because of his exciting style and never-say-die attitude. Despite of that, “The Mexicutioner” comprehend that he’s in a must win situation on this Saturday at UFC 131 in Vancouver.

Joey Beltran, with a career status of 12 – 5, will square off with Strikeforce and Bellator veteran – Aaron Rosa – in preliminary card action.

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