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Former UFC veteran Kurt ‘Batman’ Pellegrino, suffers from knee injury, forced to withdraw from Bellator 68
Former UFC fighter, Kurt ‘Batman’ Pellegrino is forced to withdraw from the upcoming Bellator 68 bout, after suffering from a knee injury while training for his fight versus Marcin Held.
Pellegrino was supposed to retire after a series of losses in UFC, but was convinced by Bellator to fight again. This would have been Pellegrino’s second bout for Bellator. His first fight was during the Bellator 59, where he lost to Patricky Freire last November.
Bellator 68 is set to take place at the Caesars Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on May 11. The main card event will be broadcasted live on on MTV2 while the prelim card is set to stream live at Spike.com.View Article Source »
UFC fighter Vet Kurt Pellegrino is retiring as a fighter and he said "This might be the right decision for me."
Many was surprised when Kurt Pellegrino declared in his website that he will be retiring as a fighter. But to his close friends and families, it likely didn’t come as a surprise at all.
“I’ve been thinking about retirement since (fighting) Josh Neer (at UFC 101 in August 2009),” Pellegrino told host Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour.” “I’ve been talking to my wife about it since then, anyway. When it was time to do it, I just said, ‘Do it now.'”
He also mentioned that he wrote the post on his site, published it, and tried to not look back. “I wrote this thing all out and pressed send,” Pellegrino added. I left my house and drove around for a bit. That was how I dealt with it, because it was a hard thing to do. Do I want to fight again? Right now, I kind of don’t.”Read the rest of the article »
In line with the much anticipated UFC 120 fight in London, UFC has also hit the Earl's Court Arena at the UFC Fan Expo. Check out to see what happened in the event.
Last October 15 and 16, The Ultimate Fighting Championship hits London during a Fan Expo at Earl’s Court Arena in London. And Fighting Insider was able to capture the sights and sound of the two-day event. The first day of the event started with a fighting demonstration from WBC World Champion, Wayne “The Pocket Rocket” […]Read the rest of the article »
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