Bellator announces signing of UFC contender Phil Davis
One of the UFC’s top light heavyweights is heading to rival Bellator MMA, officials today announced.
Phil Davis (13-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC), who’s ranked No. 7 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA light-heavyweight rankings, has signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with the Spike TV-televised promotion.
A debut date and opponent were not revealed, and financial terms of the deal were not disclosed
Dillashaw vs. Barao 2, Pettis vs. Jury, Tate vs. Eye set for UFC on Fox 16
As announced on America’s Pregame on FOX Sports 1 Tuesday afternoon, the TJ Dillashaw (11-2) vs. Renan Barao (33-2, 1 NC) rematch will be rescheduled for the third time when the UFC returns to Chicago for UFC on FOX 16. The UFC Bantamweight Championship rematch will take place at the United Center on July 25.
Also announced in the same segment, former UFC Lightweight Champion, Anthony Pettis, will take on Myles Jury, and Miesha Tate will face Jessica Eye.
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Bellator inks featherweight standout Gleristone 'Toninho Furia' Santos
Bellator MMA’s featherweight division has a new and notable addition.
Gleristone Santos (27-4 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) has signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with the promotion. Officials today announced the signing following an initial report from MMAFighting.com.
“Toninho Furia” had been considered one of the 145-pound division’s top unsigned talents.
Titan FC signs prospect Hawes, veteran Cavalcante for Montreal debut
Titan FC has added a highly-regarded prospect and a fan-favorite veteran to its growing roster.
According to CEO Jeff Aronson, the promotion recently inked Philip Hawes (3-0) and JZ Cavalcante (19-8) to six-fight contracts. Both fighters are expected to make their respective debuts at Titan FC 34 on a yet-to-be determined date in June in Montreal.