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Emanuel Newton brought the ‘Hardcore’ to Michigan last night

Emanuel Newton entered the Bellator cage in Plymouth, Michigan last night to defend his undisputed light heavyweight strap for the very first time. His opponent, the always exciting Joey Beltran, was coming into the bout with just one win to his name over his last six fights. Many felt that he didn’t deserve to be in this situation. Regardless, he certainly made the best of it...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 124: Beltran vs Newton quick results

Bellator 124 went down tonight from the Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. Headlining the card was the light heavyweight title bout between reigning champion Emanuel Newton and former UFC competitor Joey Beltran. In the end, Emanuel Newton defended his Bellator light heavyweight title by knocking out a very game Joey Beltran in the third round. After being stifled for much of...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran’ Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran” took place Thursday inside Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Emanuel Newton and Joey Beltran (both pictured) headlines Friday’s show. Kelly Anundson and Liam McGeary meet in the light heavyweight tournament finals in the co-main event. Spike.com streams the prelims...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 124: Newton To Defend Against Beltran

Newport Beach, Calif. (August 5, 2014) – Bellator MMA will return to the state of Michigan for Bellator 124 from the Compuware Arena just outside of Detroit on Friday, September 12th live on Spike TV. The event will be headlined by a Light Heavyweight Title fight as reigning Bellator Champion Emanuel Newton will defend his belt against Joey Beltran. The night will also feature...
Via BadCulture
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Beltran Challenges Champ Emanuel Newton at Bellator 124

Calling all 205-pouners! Bellator MMA is giving away light heavyweight title fights like there’s no tomorrow. On Tuesday, Bellator announced Joey Beltran, who is victorious in just one of his past five bouts, will challenge light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton for his crown at Bellator 124. True story. I have the press release in my Inbox and official event poster above...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Maldonado out punches Beltran

It seems every time Fabio Maldonado is in a fight he exits the Octagon looking like he's about to audition for a role on The Walking Dead, but his style is effective and still gets him wins. On Wednesday night, Maldonado faced a fellow slugger in Joey Beltran and while the two fighters rarely engaged in pure fisticuffs or ever really threw caution to the wind and just launched...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Joey Beltran is back to face James Te Huna at UFC on FUEL TV 4

Joey Beltran returns to the UFC as a light heavyweight to take on James Te Huna at UFC on FUEL TV 4. Beltran takes the spot of Brandon Vera who was recently selected to meet Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in the main event of UFC on FOX 4. The tough Beltran (14-7) compiled a 3-4 record while competing as a heavyweight with the UFC. During his last appearance inside the octagon Beltran...
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June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Joey Beltran returns to UFC, faces James Te Huna at UFC on FUEL TV 4

UFC officials announced today that Joey Beltran will face James Te Huna at UFC on FUEL TV 4 July 11th in San Jose, California. Beltran, returning as a light heavyweight, replaces Brandon Vera, Te Huna’s original opponent, who now faces Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in the main event of UFC on FOX 4. Beltran, a former heavyweight, was released from the promotion in January after dropping...
Via BoneSnapper.com
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Joey Beltran Gets Another Shot, Fights James Te Huna at ‘UFC on FUEL TV 4′

What does it take to earn another shot with the UFC? In Joey Beltran’s (Pictured) case, a bad ass nickname and a unanimous decision win over Anton Talamantes in C3 Fights. “The Mexicutioner” returns to the big leagues following a one-fight absence to tango with James Te Huna at “UFC on FUEL TV 4.” Beltran was released by the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion...
Via 5thRound.com
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Joey Beltran Cut by UFC

On Wednesday afternoon, heavyweight Joey Beltran (Pictured) revealed he had been released by the UFC. Although “The Mexicutioner” was visibly distraught following Saturday’s lights out loss to Lavar Johnson, the 30-year-old understands that MMA is all bout stockpiling Ws. “I am truly grateful for all the opportunities that I have received from the UFC/Zuffa. I am not sad...
Via 5thRound.com
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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