Great Signings for Bellator May

Slim Trabelsi

ARES FC Heavyweight Champion was high prized prospect because of his physical gifts and being rare hybrid heavyweight.

Tunisian Olympic Wrestler successfully defeating high caliber Olympic Heavyweight wrestlers. Maximizing his wrestling potential now wants to maximize his MMA potential by training at world class gym MMA Factory with Ciryl Gane, Nassourdine Imavov and future UFC/ Bellator prospects.

Fernard Lopez took Slim Trabelsi under his wing and made him prosper under his ARES FC promotion, dealt with undeserved controversy that you can look into on your own.

Bellator signed Slim Trabelsi May 5th, congratulations to Scott Coker, Mike Kogan (Matchmaker) to signing the Tunisian Heavyweight prospect and now will “gradually” build his career for next few years.

  • 30 years old
  • 5-0 record
  • ARES FC Heavyweight Champion
  • No debut matchup yet

Marcirley Alves

Jungle Fight continues to produce upcoming Major Promotional talent, one of there main attractions recently is Marcirley Alves.

Marcirley Alves-Jungle Fight Bantamweight Champion after consistently finishing Brazilian opponents with ease. 23 years old is already top ten Brazilian Bantamweight not even in his prime years as there’s still plenty of room to grow while training at Chute Boxe João Emilio with Joanderson Brito.

Alves reminds of power puncher John Dodson. Believe the new Bellator signee can sign become top five ranked Bantamweight in few years as Bellator builds his career as they need youthful Brazilian talent to promote.

  • 23 years old
  • Jungle Fight Bantamweight Champion
  • Comparison-John Dodson and John Lineker
  • Finishing fighting style looking for the KO
    • Standup /kickboxing
    • Pushing forward
    • Mixing up with ones and twos than high kicks

Jora Ayvazyan

Next fighter to watch from Armenia is Jora Ayvazyan. Armenian Lightweight prospect is one of the best Eastern Europe fighters currently.

Earning recognition fighting for Eagle FC defeating Russian opponents with mostly unanimous decision wins. Controlling fighters mostly with grappling fighters towards the cage, grinding out rounds. Making the fights scrappy similar to Belal Muhammad.

Takes advantage of his world class sambo skills by controlling the pace, controlling opponents and overwhelming them with grappling and gritty punching.

Bellator Lightweight division is stacked with great talent but the 28 year old Armenian Lightweight will become top ten Lightweight. Great signing for Mike Kogan as he will entertain viewers eyes with his strong grappling ability.

Matchups against Adam Piccolotti, Brent Primus, Shamil Nikaev, Soren Bak would all be barnburners to watch.

Jonas Bilharinho

Dana White Contender Series alumni, former LFA fighter is one talented Lightweight prospect. Great job for Bellator to sign him instead of signing with UFC.

Jonas Bilharinho 11-2 record at 33 years old, Defeated quality opponents from his kickboxing, back mount jiu-jitsu, striking defense and taking advantage of his size and length. The Brazilian Lightweight is a quality fighter that will add new depth to the featherweight division.

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