Paul Daley Heading To UAE To Fight Rodrigo Ribeiro
Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.20.2013
He got clearance...
MMA Junkie reports that Paul Daley (31-12-12) has received clearance from Bellator to fight Rodrigo Ribeiro (9-10) at Dubai Fighting Championship 4 on May 10 at the Madinat Arena in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The fight will be the show's headliner.
Daley's most recent fight was a KO of Patrick Vallee via flying knee at Cage Contender XVI in Dublin. This came after a Bellator 72 TKO win over Rudy Bears. He is on a 4-1 run since two 2011 losses in Strikeforce. He is expected to return to Bellator later this year. Meanwhile, Ribeiro is on a 1-4 losing streak, including a recent TKO loss to Phil Baroni at ONE FC 5.
Other fights on the card are welterweights Mounir Lazzez (2-0) vs. Tony Michielsen (1-1) and lightweights Nilson Lopez (5-5) vs. Hubert Geven (1-0).