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Two popular Bellator MMA fighters released

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Jason Floyd of The MMA Report confirmed that both Emanuel Newton and Brandon Halsey have been released from their Bellator contracts.

Halsey (9-2) is currently on a two-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 4-2. He beat Joe Pacheco at Bellator 116 by decision, Bret Cooper at Bellator 122 by first round armbar, Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 126 by first round submission and Kendall Grove at Bellator 137 by fourth round KO. He lost to John Salter at Bellator 156 by first-round submission.

Newton (25-9-1) is currently on a two-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 4-2. He beat King Mo at Bellator 106 by unanimous decision, Attila Vegh at Bellator 113 by split decision and then knocked out Joey Beltran at Bellator 124 by third-round KO. He beat Linton Vassell at Bellator 130 by fifth-round rear-naked choke but then lost his championship to Liam McGeary at Bellator 134 by unanimous decision. He was submitted by Phil Davis in the first round at Bellator Dynamite.



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