Ask me for a light heavyweight who can pull off inverted triangles with a week’s worth of practice and then come out into the Arizona desert to face plant KO the competition and I shall present to you Richard “Rare Breed” Hale, Bellator’s newest human highlight reel. You will be able to tell it’s him because he has brass knuckles tattooed on the inside of his right bicep (pictured above).
Bellator 55 went down last night literally in the middle of the desert and in front of an excited crowd (including one very excited women) for yet another night of wild action. Bellator light heavyweight champ Christian M’Pumbu actually lost last night to Travis Wiuff, but it was a non title fight so what can you do? This must have inspired Rare Breed to further kick butt for a chance at a rematch with the champ.
The bantamweight tournament continued with a pair of split decisions. Eduardo Dantas narrowly defeated Ed West (with a reaction to the loss that is gif worthy if I can find one) and Miami Hustle star Alexis Vila came out on top over Marcos Galvao in a wild decision. After the fight I talked to Vila’s corner and found out that he had a fever coming into the fight and was super gassed.
Bellator delivered yet again. Now check out that Richard Hale knockout.
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