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Bellator Fighting Championships signs Brazilian heavyweight Vinicius Queiroz

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Brazilian giant Vinicius Queiroz (5-2 MMA, 0-0 BFC) is the latest addition to the Bellator Fighting Championships roster.

MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has confirmed with sources close to the promotion that "Spartan" has agreed to a deal with the promotion and could make his Bellator debut in an upcoming season-six event.

A member of Brazil's famed Chute Boxe academy, Queiroz hasn't fought since a UFC 120 loss to Rob Broughton in October 2010.

The 6-foot-7 Queiroz has never fought in the U.S. He competed six times in his native Brazil before signing with the UFC in 2010. He then competed at UFC 120, which took place in London, where he was dominating Broughton before ultimately slowing in the final frame and succumbing to a come-from-behind submission.

Following the loss, Queiroz tested positive for the banned substance Stanozolol and was released by the promotion...

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Post #1   3/30/12 3:02:49PM   

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Weird guy to pick up. They should really just can their HW division.

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Post #2   3/31/12 2:58:56PM