The black belt in karate Matt Mitrione entered this fight with a mma record of 9-5-0 (89% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.26 heavyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Ben Rothwell (=Rothwell vs Mitrione) and Travis Browne (= Browne vs Mitrione).
His opponent, Carl Seumanutafa, has an official record of 10-6-0 (90% ko/tko victory rate) and he entered as the No.89 in the same weight class. He lost to DJ Linderman in 2015 but he came back to win in 2016 beating Javy Ayala. Mitrione vs Seumanutafa is on the undercard of Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Satoshi Ishii – Bellator 157. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 157: Dynamite 2
Where: Scottrade Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Bellator 157 fight card (main fights):
Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Satoshi Ishii
Michael Chandler vs Patricky Freire 2
Matt Mitrione vs Carl Seumanutafa
Joe Schilling vs Hisaki Kato 2 (kickboxing)
Raymond Daniels vs Stefano Bruno (kickboxing)
Mitrione’s previous fight: Travis Browne vs Matt Mitrione
Mitrione’s next fight: Matt Mitrione vs Oli Thompson
Official video (USA)