Ricco Rodriguez vs. Seth Petruzelli booked for Bellator

source: mmamania.com
 

When Ricco Rodriguez steps into the cage at Bellator 48 LIVE on MTV2 at 9pm EST, it will be a homecoming of sorts, as Mohegan Sun played host to his UFC Heavyweight Title fight victory against MMA legend Randy "The Natural" Couture.

On Saturday, August 20th, Rodriguez will take on the "Kimbo Killer" Seth Petruzelli in a Heavyweight Special Feature Fight at Bellator 48.

"I'm really excited about being able to return to The Mohegan Sun," Rodriguez said. "The first thing that comes to my mind when I think about the Mohegan Sun is Randy Couture, and winning a Heavyweight Championship. I can't wait to make my return."

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NYmmanow265 site profile image  

6/26/11 3:10 PM by NYmmanow265

Not a bad fight.....I think Ricco wins....is he 205 or 265?

FixedPartialArts site profile image  

6/26/11 1:03 PM by FixedPartialArts

The match-up isn't a big announcement per se, but the fact that they've signed Ricco Suave is, on a couple fronts.a. His record is pretty pristine since getting sober. He's now on a 12-fight streak with a pretty good win over Tabera, and some measuring stick victories over McSweeney and Fulton. Dana was reportedly interested in re-signing him before he missed weight against McSweeney.2. This must mean that his charges were dropped stemming from the assault a month or two back.

KevinMcAllister site profile image  

6/26/11 12:35 PM by KevinMcAllister

go silverback

BigEyedFish site profile image  

6/25/11 10:59 PM by BigEyedFish

the news of my balls would have actually been bigger and more important than that steaming pile

zFugitive site profile image  

6/25/11 10:48 PM by zFugitive

At least they are names that are familiar and will cause some chatter. Hopefully when the strikeforce guys' contracts start running out, they hop over to bellator to build their name up along with the brand, rather than just fold into the UFC and have to deal with all the shady politics.

Schrute Boxe site profile image  

6/25/11 10:37 PM by Schrute Boxe

 Fuck. It's just Ricco vs. Petruzelli Weak.

BigEyedFish site profile image  

6/25/11 10:29 PM by BigEyedFish

Its that my dog just jumped on my balls when I was laying on the couch relaxing.

zFugitive site profile image  

6/25/11 10:28 PM by zFugitive

they are signing ken shamrock

zFugitive site profile image  

6/25/11 10:28 PM by zFugitive

they are signing ken shamrock

Twister Trent site profile image  

6/25/11 10:27 PM by Twister Trent

Petruzelli signed by Bellator I'm sure.