Bellator signs Canadian Lightweight Mike Ricci


Mayberger and Ricci (photo by Eric Gaudreault|

According to their twitter update, Bellator Fighting Championship have just signed GSP training partner and Tri Star standout Mike Ricci.

Top MMA News has been able to confirm with Ricci’s manager, Mitch Mayberger that he will be participating in the 155 pound tournament that starts in April.  Mayberger told Top MMA News,

“We are very excited and thankful that Bellator has provided us with this great opportunity.  Mike has been working very hard to get this break, and being surrounded by some of the best people in MMA we are confident he will do great. Its a big day for local MMA yet again and I am very proud of Mike and his accomplishments.”

Top MMA News currently has Ricci ranked ninth in the country for Lightweights.   Ricci last fought Jordan Mein at Ringside this past November where he debuted at Welterweight.  Ricci is already scheduled to fight Kurt Southern on January 30 at the next Ringside event.  Right now, this fight is still scheduled to go on.

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Article written by Marc-Andre Drolet.
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