Review: 2014-10-24, good fight between Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell: it gets three stars. Emanuel Newton entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-7-1 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Attila Vegh (=Vegh vs Newton); since then he has won six consecutive bouts, the last one against Joey Beltran (=Newton vs Beltran).
His opponent, Linton Vassell, has an official record of 14-3-0 (86% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class; he comes off nine consecutive victories, the last one against Virgil Zwicker. Newton vs Vassell, main event of Bellator 130, is valid for the Bellator light-heavyweight title (held by Newton). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 130
Where: Kansas Star Arena, Mulvane, Kansas, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Title: Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship
Bellator 130 fight card (main card):
Emanuel Newton vs Linton Vassell
Bobby Lashley vs Karl Etherington
Marloes Coenen vs Annalisa Bucci
Rick Hawn vs Dave Jansen
Newton’s previous fight: Emanuel Newton vs Joey Beltran
Vassell’s next fight: Linton Vassell vs Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
Newton’s next fight: Emanuel Newton vs Liam McGeary
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