Pellegrino already out of retirement, signs with Bellator

by Derek Bolander | source: mmajunkie.com
 

On the eve of Saturday night's season-five debut in New Jersey, MMAjunkie.com has learned that the promotion is planning on a return to the Garden State on Nov. 26.

The event, Bellator 59, will also feature a pair of UFC veterans as Patricky "Pitbull" Freire (9-2 MMA, 2-1 BFC) meets Kurt Pellegrino (16-6 MMA, 0-0 BFC) and Marcin Held (11-2 MMA, 0-0 BFC) fights Phillipe Nover (5-3-1 MMA, 0-0 BFC).

Like Saturday night's Bellator 49 event, Bellator 59 takes place at Ceasars Atlantic City.

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smoogy site profile image  

9/10/11 7:55 PM by smoogy

Bellator LW division is SICK, deeper than the SF LW division ever was: Tournament vets: Eddie Alvarez (22-2) Michael Chandler (8-0) Patricky Freire (9-2) Roger Huerta (21-5-1) Toby Imada (29-16) Rob McCullough (19-7) Carey Vanier (10-4) Lloyd Woodard (11-1) Marcin Held (11-2) Newcomers: Kurt Pellegrino (16-6) Jeremy Spoon (10-0) Alexandre Bezerra (10-1) Rene Nazare (10-0) Dave Jansen (15-2) Thiago Michel (9-2) Ricardo Tirloni (13-1) Emanuel Brooks (1-0) Rad Martinez (9-2) Scott McAfee (8-2) Cosmo Alexander (0-0) Josh Shockley (8-1)

Crooklyn site profile image  

9/10/11 7:54 PM by Crooklyn

No problem, man. I'm interviewing him again tomorrow, so I'll be posting that as soon as I get it finished. 

KevinMcAllister site profile image  

9/10/11 7:48 PM by KevinMcAllister

 Awesome, glad to see him back. Nice addition for Bellato'.

ShogunKOdPosterboy site profile image  

9/10/11 7:45 PM by ShogunKOdPosterboy

Thank you

Crooklyn site profile image  

9/10/11 7:41 PM by Crooklyn

http://crooklynscorner.com/2011/08/pellegrino-ready-to-fight-again-but-not-in-the-ufc/ 

ShogunKOdPosterboy site profile image  

9/10/11 7:28 PM by ShogunKOdPosterboy

What was the whole deal with batman leaving the ufc?did they cut him or dis he decide to leave?

Crooklyn site profile image  

9/10/11 7:23 PM by Crooklyn

I think he'll be making an announcement in the cage tonight. 

ShoeMoney site profile image  

9/10/11 7:21 PM by ShoeMoney

Hell ya go batman

fabes site profile image  

9/10/11 7:15 PM by fabes

Damn, tough fight. Get em Batman!

Crooklyn site profile image  

9/10/11 7:00 PM by Crooklyn

Bump