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Prior to his Bellator featherweight title fight against Patricio "Pitbull" Freire, Pat Curran decided to leave Team Curran for Team Takedown. However, after losing the title earlier this month, Curran has decided to return to his cousin Jeff Curran's team. He explained his thought process in the Facebook post above.
The lineup for next week’s Bellator 127 lineup is now complete with the addition of welterweights Fernando Gonzalez (21-13 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Karo Parisyan (24-10 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) and Justin Baesman (14-5-1 MMA, 0-2-1 BMMA) vs. Johnny Mercurio (6-6 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), as well as bantamweights Shawn Bunch (2-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) vs. David Duran (2-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA).
LAS VEGAS – UFC light heavyweight title contender Daniel Cormier was fined $9,000 and ordered to perform 20 hours of community service for his role in an August brawl with Jon Jones at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena.