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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
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Bellator to bring ‘Hardcore Kid’ vs. ‘Mexicutioner’ title fight to Plymouth, MI

Bellator will make its second trip to Michigan next month and this time around they’ll be boasting a title fight as the headliner of the evening. Undisputed Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel “The Hardcore Kid” Newton will defend his gold against two-time UFC fight of the night winner Joey ‘The Mexicutioner” Beltran on September 12th at Bellator 124 in Plymouth...
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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...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 108: Rampage vs Beltran Weigh-In Results From Atlantic City’s Revel Casino

 Bellator Weigh-In Results from Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Atlantic City, NJ. (November 14, 2013) – The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from The Social bar inside the Revel casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s November 15th event, which will showcase  MMA icon, Rampage Jackson’s Bellator debut, the Bellator Heavyweight World Title fight and the Bellator...
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November 14, 2013  |  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 Denies PED Use, Blames Unnamed Supplement

Tell me if you’ve heard this tale before: An athlete gets busted for using a banned substance. The athlete denies that he knowingly took anything illegal and blames an unnamed supplement. Well, that’s Joey Beltran’s (Pictured) story and he’s sticking to it. The light heavyweight took to Twitter hours after the UFC suspended him nine months for testing positive for the anabolic...
January 11, 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...
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...
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...
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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