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Gegard Mousasi shifts focus from Rafael Lovato Jr. to 'worthy opponent' Douglas Lima

NEW YORK – Gegard Mousasi admits that he would rather have tried to regain his belt from the man who took it from him.
Former Bellator middleweight champion Mousasi (46-7-2 MMA, …read more

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Gegard Mousasi Offers Well Wishes To Rafael Lovato Jr. Following Brain Condition Diagnosis

Gegard Mousasi may have had some unfavorable words for Rafael Lovato Jr. in the past, but there are more serious matters at hand. Lovato Jr. captured the Bellator middleweight title …read more

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Gegard Mousasi sends positive message to rival, former Bellator champ Rafael Lovato Jr.

Gegard Mousasi says he never had any real animosity toward Rafael Lovato Jr. now that a rematch with his fellow former Bellator champ is off the table.
Lovato (10-0 MMA, 6-0 …read more

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Gegard Mousasi wants to fight Ryan Bader for light heavyweight title after Douglas Lima scrap

Gegard Mousasi is eyeing champ-champ status in Bellator.
Mousasi recently lost the middleweight championship to Rafael Lovato Jr, but the champ had to vacate the title after ongoing health issues. Bellator …read more

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Bellator sets up Gegard Mousasi vs. Douglas Lima ‘superfight’ for vacant middleweight title

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Not long after Rafael Lovato Jr. was forced to vacate his title, Bellator has set up a big bout with the belt up for grabs. …read more

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Mousasi to face Lima for vacant Bellator title

Gegard Mousasi will face welterweight champion Douglas Lima for the vacant Bellator middleweight title on May 9 in San Jose, California. Rafael Lovato Jr. has vacated his title as he’s …read more

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Rafael Lovato Jr. relinquishes Bellator middleweight title

Callum Knowles | Bloody Elbow

The middleweight champion has been forced to put his MMA career on indefinite hold after being diagnosed with a rare brain condition ahead of …read more

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Bellator MMA Champ Surrenders Title

Dave Mandel-USA TODAY Sports

The MMA world was stunned to learn that Bellator Middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr. is suffering from a rare condition called cavernoma, one that causes …read more

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Bellator middleweight champ Rafael Lovato Jr. relinquishes title because of ongoing medical issues

LOS ANGELES – Following the medical complications that were publicly disclosed by Rafael Lovato Jr. (10-0) late last month, the Bellator middleweight champion has decided to relinquish his 185-pound world …read more

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Rafael Lovato Jr. relinquishes Bellator middleweight title due to ongoing medical condition

Rafael Lovato Jr. is no longer the Bellator middleweight champion.
The Viacom-owned promotion announced on Monday that Lovato, 36, has decided to relinquish his title due to an ongoing medical condition. …read more

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Rafael Lovato Jr. Relinquishes Bellator Middleweight Title After Brain Condition Diagnosis

Bellator champion, Rafael Lovato Jr. has made the difficult decision to relinquish his title amid health concerns. Lovato Jr. was recently on the Joe Rogan Experience where he revealed he …read more

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Rafael Lovato Jr. Vacates Bellator Middleweight Belt Due to Brain Condition

The brain condition that threatens the mixed martial arts career of Rafael Lovato Jr. has forced him to relinquish the Bellator middleweight championship. …read more

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Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr. relinquishes title in wake of brain condition

Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr. has decided to vacate his title.
Lovato (10-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA), recently was diagnosed with a brain condition involving “abnormally formed blood vessels,” typically in …read more

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Rafael Lovato Jr’s story is a reminder that MMA is more than just wins, losses, and titles

The recent headlines in the world of MMA have consisted of: two fighters at the top of their division getting into an argument on Radio Row at the Super Bowl, …read more

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The Mookie & Crookie Show 56: UFC 247, Usman-Masvidal almost finalized

June M. Williams

Episode 56 discussion: Ufc 247 preview, Usman-Masvidal almost finalized for International Fight Week, Rafael Lovato Jr.’s rare brain disease, NYAC goes after Redkach, OSP and Diego …read more

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