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Italians on the rise!

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phre
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08.29.2018 | 8:33 PM ET

So, it seems the golden age of Italian MMA eventually came. We got lot of talents signed to some of the top promotions worldwide.

UFC
Marvin Vettori (12-4-1 MMA ,2-2-1 UFC);
Alessio Di Chirico (12-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC);
Carlo Pedersoli Jr. (11-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC);
Mara Romero Borella (12-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC).

Bellator
Alessio Sakara (19-12 MMA, 3-1 Bellator);
Daniele Scatizzi (9-4 MMA, 0-0 Bellator);
Mihail Nica (6-1 MMA, 1-1 Bellator);
Claudio Conti (7-5-2 MMA, 0-0 Bellator);
Others *

Cage Warriors
Mauro Cerilli (12-2-0 MMA, 2-0 CW) –  Heavyweight champion; 
Stefano Paternò (12-2-1 MMA, 1-0 CW) – Welterweight champion.
Others *

Brave CF
Leon Aliu (8-0 MMA, 0-0 Brave); **
Danyel Pilò (10-2-2 MMA, 0-1 Brave). **

EFC
Chiara Penco (4-0 MMA, 1-0 EFC) – Strawweight champion.





* I've only listed the fighters officially signed with a multi-fight deals.
** Undisclosed contract, should be a multi-fight deal, though.



If I've missed someone, please let me know. If you want any infos on the fighters listed above or on any Italian fighters, go ahead; I'll ask if I know the answer. :)

Jump on the train. The Italians are on the rise!





* Edited at 08.29.2018, 8:37 PM ET *

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MassaBruce
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08.29.2018 | 8:51 PM ET

For sure! MMA spreading like wildfire STILL. I fookin love it. 


Mauro Cerilli is a beast, needs to be in the UFC soon for sure. 

"When the iron sharpens the iron, sharpens the iron. "

phre
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08.30.2018 | 4:38 AM ET

Yeah, Mauro is a freaking beast. His problem is his age, maybe they dontd wanna invest time and money on someone who's 35.

That's a shame, though, since UFC HW division stiknk badly.
Zulizani
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08.31.2018 | 3:16 AM ET


So you're sayin my running joke of "the only good Italian fighter is Georio Petrosyan, and he's from Armenia" is no longer funny? 

"Keep your chin up"

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08.31.2018 | 3:36 AM ET

Luis Pena AKA violent bob Ross is Italian.

* Edited at 08.31.2018, 3:36 AM ET *

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phre
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08.31.2018 | 5:04 AM ET

@Zulizani: Yeah, we got plenty of good fighter here. Still a funny joke, though! :)

@ImperatorFishrat: Yeah I know. Similar case is Carlo Pedersoli Jr, he's born in Miami but he live all of his life in Rome.
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08.31.2018 | 8:13 AM ET

yes but the Ragù is not meaty and spicy enough... so?

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08.31.2018 | 8:58 AM ET

Roberto Allegretti (6-0) steps in on two-week notice as he face former UFC and Cage Warriors' veteran Nicolas Dalby (14-3-1)  tomorrow at Cage Warriors 96.

Roberto is a huge underdog here since he was (almost) retired and Dalby, instead, is a proved veteran of the European scene.

The Danish fighters said on his social media the he's going to eat Italian again. Too bad he had an indigestion the last time! :)

Tidbit – Allegretti is the coach of 2x CW vet Orlando D'Ambrosio.

* Edited at 08.31.2018, 9:25 AM ET *

phre
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09.02.2018 | 8:25 AM ET

As expected, Dalby won, but hey! Roberto went through a full 5-minute round! :)

Let's focus on the future, now. Next in line is Valeriu Mircea:

Mircea (21-5-1) is going to face former UFC and Cage veteteran Anton Kuivanen (26-10) at Cage 44 on 8th September.

Valerio is a freaking beast, is relentless! He's going to have his 28 bout in just 3 years of pro career (in 2016 he fought 12 times!!!). It'll be the fifth match in 2018.
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09.09.2018 | 9:42 AM ET

Valeriu Mircea improved his record to 22-5-1 as he TKO'd former UFC fighter Anton Kuivanen in the 2nd round of Cage 44's main event.

I predict big things coming in Valeriu's future.
phre
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09.14.2018 | 9:02 AM ET

First Italian woman to sign with UFC Mara Romero Borella got suspended until 2044 by NADO.

Still unclear if that will harm her MMA career.

More: https://mma-today.com/ufc-flyweight-suspended-until-2044
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09.14.2018 | 2:53 PM ET

@phre for what? That sounds ridiculus.
phre
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09.14.2018 | 4:44 PM ET

Basically selling marijuana and cocaine at the gym.
mbach4307
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09.14.2018 | 7:13 PM ET

Allesio is looking more and more like a trailblazer.

"Where are my shoes?"

rappinpapsoda
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09.14.2018 | 10:45 PM ET

26 years,eh?

"The only thing predictable about MMA is that it is unpredictable."

freemoneyforall
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09.22.2018 | 9:32 PM ET

Those are standard supplements at jon jone's gym.
phre
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09.24.2018 | 9:12 AM ET

Unfortunately Carlo Pedersoli hasn't been able to show his skills. He risked it all accepting a fight with a ranked fighter on short-notice for his second UFC match.

I can't blame him though. He's young. He'll learn from this.


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