Paul Daley and Bellator MMA at the time of writing this are still in the same position, Daley saying his release has been granted, Bellator saying different. Daley is saying relations with Bellator have broken down to a lack of respect and broken promises. But if Bellator did release Daley, could the unthinkable happen and Daley make an unlikely return to the UFC?
For someone has a modest 2-1 record, you would be forgiven for thinking this guy is nothing special. In a few years time, we may all be saying that he is very special indeed. Pico, just 21, has a background in freestyle wrestling and boxing and before his pro-MMA debut was being touted as the greatest prospect the sport of MMA has ever seen.
Michael Chandler will get a chance for revenge and reclaim his Bellator Lightweight Title on April 13th at Bellator 196 when he fights Brent Primus the man who relieved him of his title last year. Chandler lost his title in bizarre circumstances last June when he was stopped at the end of the opening round due to a foot injury.
Lorenz Larkin came to Bellator from the UFC with much fanfare, but entering Bellator 193, he was 0-2 in Bellator. Defeats to Douglas Lima and Paul 'Semtex' Daley, left Larkin under severe pressure to get back in the win column.
Larkin got the win by way of unanimous decision 29-28, 30-27, 30-27.
Bellator 193 kicks off tonight on the Paramount Network at 9PM EST. Hard hitter Lorenz Larkin takes on Fernando Gonzalez who’s equally as talented and ferocious in style. Saad Awad takes on JJ Ambrose in a lightweight bout between two veterans. Follow the results on MMAUK.net as they happen.
It’s another weekend full of fights, a middleweight headlined by Derek Brunson and Jacare Souza at UFC Charlotte and welterweight clash between LorenzLarkin and Fernando Gonzalez at Bellator 193, so here are some fun fight facts -