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Wednesday, May 07, 2014

BattleGrounds MMA: UFC Vet Roan Carneiro Latest Addition to One Night Welterweight Tourney

Roan Carneiro (photo via ATT Atlanta)

By FCF Staff

BattleGrounds MMA has announced that UFC vet Roan Carneiro, is the latest fighter who has signed on to compete in the promotion’s June 27th, single night welterweight tourney.

Carneiro (16-9) will enter the competition having won back-to-back bouts while fighting for Road FC and Wild Bill’s Fight Night. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt has gone 4-1 in his last 5 contests.

The 35 year-old veteran is the seventh man to be confirmed for the tourney, which will also feature Dennis Hallman (53-14-2, 1 NC), Cody “AK Kid” McKenzie (15-4), Chris Honeycutt(4-0), Luigi “The Italian Tank” Fioravanti (24-11), David “Bulletproof” Mitchell (14-4) and Josh “The Beast” Bryant (14-4).

The tournament winner will receive a $50,000 grand prize, and the event will be hosted by the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


posted by FCF Staff @ 4:31 pm
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