Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 12/26/12
British slugger Paul Daley (Pictured) is having issues obtaining a visa to enter America and has been forced out of Bellator’s Season 8 Welterweight Tournament. That’s the first-half of the story. The second-half might be fact, if you go off ESPN’s report, or it’s fiction, based off Daley’s denial. According to the media outlet, Daley is barred from entering the U.S. after being charged with assault stemming from a bar brawl. The 29-year-old is facing up to two years in prison. However, Daley claims his visa issues are the only reason he can’t compete in the 170-pound tourney he was the odds-on favorite to win. “It seems as a mass press release has gone out to the MMA media stating I was involved bar brawl, arrested and cannot obtain a P-1 visa to compete in the USA,” Daley posted on his official Facebook page. “I am currently awaiting a decision on my visa, which is not expected until late April. Which means i am unable to compete in the Season 8 Bellator tournament, as it starts i...
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