Marvin Vettori took Israel Adesanya to a split decision loss in 2018, but Neiman Gracie is confident the foes won't reach the scorecards a second time. Gracie (10-2) recently caught up with Fightful and talked about the improvements his teammate Vettori has made. Despite losing a closely contested fight the first time, Vettori ended up in the slow lane to contention while Adesanya rocketed up the ranks.
It was a bit of a bizarre outing, but Jason Jackson managed to beat out Neiman Gracie on the scorecards. In spite of some damage to his eyes, especially early on, Jason Jackson managed to overcome that and the grappling of Neiman Gracie to score a decision win in a potential welterweight title eliminator in the co-main event of Bellator 255.
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Neiman Gracie vows to put any welterweight in ‘serious trouble’ on the ground, challenge Douglas Lima after Bellator 255
Neiman Gracie believes his Bellator 255 co-main event clash with Jason Jackson, which goes down Friday night in Uncasville, Conn., should determine who is next in line for the welterweight championship. Yet, like in most cases in the MMA business, one can’t be so certain. Gracie challenged for the 170-pound...
Bellator 255 hosts the company’s consensus greater fighter, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, who squares off against top contender Emmanuel Sanchez in the semifinal of the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix. However, there’s another fight in the lineup that will not disappoint. That is the welterweight contest between Neiman Gracie and Jason Jackson.
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Prior to Bellator 255, Neiman Gracie reflects on losing title fight in 2019, submitting Jon Fitch in Fitch’s retirement fight. Neiman Gracie is working his way to a second Bellator welterweight title shot, and he’ll get a chance to make a major step toward that goal when he and Jason Jackson compete in a potential title eliminator in the Bellator 255 co-main event on April 2.
Welterweight MMA fighter, Jason Jackson talks about his bout against Neiman Gracie at Bellator 255. Welterweight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Jason Jackson talks about his bout against Neiman Gracie at Bellator 255 live on Showtime from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on Good Friday, April 2, 2021.
Though 2020 was something of a lost year for a lot of fighters, for Bellator welterweight Jason Jackson, it was a year where he did everything he could to keep the ball rolling both inside and outside the cage, to a good degree of success. After half a year of...
Neiman Gracie wants to dance with Michael Page, but he is not going to wait idly by. Gracie (10-1) will fight Jason Jackson (13-4) at Bellator 255 on April 2; however, Jackson was not an opponent on Gracie's radar. The submission specialist was seeking either a Bellator welterweight title fight vs. Douglas Lima or a match-up with Page.
Neiman Gracie, Bellator MMA, Jason Jackson, Benson Henderson, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Bellator MMA in 2018, Jordan Mein, Jon Fitch, Emmanuel Sanchez. Welterweight contenders Neiman Gracie and Jason Jackson have their first fight of 2021 booked. Bellator officials announced Friday that Gracie (10-1) and Jackson (13-4) will face off at Bellator...
Bellator 246: “Archuleta vs. Mix” took place Sept. 12, 2020, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The main event was booked to fill a hole at Bantamweight by having Patrick Mix (13-0) and “The Spaniard” Juan Archuleta (24-2) meet. They were the top contenders of a weight class with no champion after Kyoji Horiguchi vacated the title.
Neiman Gracie‘s relentless pursuit of a submission finish eventually proved successful, as he finished Jon Fitch in the co-main event of Bellator 246 to claim a notable scalp in the promotion’s talent-rich welterweight division. Faced with seasoned veteran Fitch, Gracie found it tough to put away the longtime contender, who...
Bellator president Scott Coker says Michael Page is potentially one fight away from a title shot. Coker is open to the idea of Page (18-1 MMA, 14-1 BMMA) facing Neiman Gracie (10-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) in a title eliminator bout in the first quarter of 2021, where the winner gets a crack at Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima.