Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST

Kurt Pellegrino signs with Bellator

Print  
Posted By Message

bburch

Learning to Sprawl

 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1
Career:-
Joined:Sep 2011
Chips:
Former UFC lightweight Kurt ‘Batman’ Pellegrino (16-6) talked of retirement recently after his dismissal from the Ultimate Fighting Championship promotion.

During tonight’s, Sept. 10, Bellator 49 prelim video stream on Spike.com, the promotion announced the signing of ‘Batman’ to Bellator as well as naming his opponent, Season Four lightweight finalist Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire (9-2).

The No-Holds Barred Show

Post #1   9/11/11 1:55:23PM   

Poor_Franklin

Slight Reach Advantage

Poor_Franklin Avatar
9
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,248
Career:1,658-951
Joined:Jun 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,420
hell yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!

_______________________________________
Never Trust A Man Who Does Not Make All Of His Picks

Post #2   9/11/11 3:28:05PM   

FastKnockout

THE RUTHLESS ONE

FastKnockout Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:13,709
Career:1,937-1,077
Joined:Sep 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,731

Posted by Poor_Franklin

hell yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Post #3   9/11/11 3:54:00PM   

BuffaloDave

Heavyweight Champ

BuffaloDave Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,657
Career:930-528
Joined:Aug 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
703
Good for him, I like him taking the Ben Saunders route.

Post #4   10/15/11 1:54:56PM   

FlashyG

Heavyweight Champ

FlashyG Avatar
11
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,282
Career:2,427-1,358
Joined:Feb 2008
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
968
Good for Kurt but bad for anyone hoping he'd make it back to the UFC.

Bellator is styled in such a way that its hard to move yourself to a better organization after fighting there. You either win a tournament and are locked into your deal through a champion's clause. Or you lose a fight in the tournament and have to go to an even smaller promotion to build up some wins.

Is there anyone of note from Bellator that has moved on to the UFC?

_______________________________________
Very easily to trick - Josh Koscheck

Post #5   11/7/11 10:49:26AM