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Bellator MMA Signs Multi-Year, Multi-Fight Extension with Featherweight Emmanuel Sanchez

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Bellator MMA announced on Monday that it had retained the services of 25-year-old talent Emmanuel Sanchez (13-2), having re-signed the fighter to a multi-year, multi-fight contract extension.

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Sanchez boasts a 6-1 record under the Bellator banner, with his only loss coming in the form of a decision at the hands of former featherweight champion Pat Curran (21-7). The exciting product from the famed Roufusport Team earned his contract extension after winning three fights in a row against Henry Corrales (12-2), Justin Lawrence (8-3) and Daniel Pineda (21-12) all in under five months.

“El Matador’s” fight against Pineda kicked off action for the record breaking Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie event that was watched by over 3.5 million viewers.

Sanchez trains under the tutelage of highly regarded coach Duke Roufus alongside former WWE superstar CM Punk and other talented MMA fighters the likes of Ben Askren and Anthony Pettis.

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