It wasn’t that long ago Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson spewed vitriol at one another like Tony Soprano vs. Tom Kane and were probably just a couple insults away from meeting in a back alley parking lot for some bare-knuckle score-settling.
Bellator season six featherweight tournament winner Daniel Straus (20-4) was scheduled to fight the winner of Pat Curran vs. Patricio “Pitbull” Friere for the Bellator 145-pound title but Curran suffered an injury, so Straus is currently sidelined without an opponent and without a fight. ProMMAnow.com talked with Straus about the situation.
The Bellator Heavyweight roster continues to grow as the promotion announced today the signing of Ryan Martinez. The Infinite MMA product joins Bellator with a dominating 7-1 record, including an impressive victory over former two-time NCAA heavyweight champion Mark Ellis. Martinez will debut with Bellator on August 24 against a soon to be named opponent.