Brent Weedman vs Marius Zaromskis, Raul Amaya vs Jose Gomes 170-Pound Tourney Fights Headed to Bellator 86

Brent Weedman


Brent Weedman

  • 20-8-1 MMA / 6-3 Bellator Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Jacob McClintock, Dan Hornbuckle, Thiago Michel Silva

Marius Zaromskis


Marius Zaromskis

  • 19-7 MMA / 3-1 Bellator Record
  • Won 5 of Last 6 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Jason High, Bruno Carvalho, Nordine Taleb


Raul Amaya


Raul Amaya

  • 10-1 MMA / 1-1 Bellator Record
  • Won 10 of Last 11 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Koa Ramos

Jose Machado Gomes


Jose de Ribamar Machado Gomes

  • 32-8-1 MMA / Bellator Debut
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Andre Santos


Bellator 86

January 24th, 2013

Thackerville, Oklahoma

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Brent Weedman returns to the welterweight division after a finals run in season six’s lightweight tournament. He was able to get pass JJ Ambrose and Thiago Michel Silva in the opening rounds, but lost a unanimous decision to Rick Hawn in the finale. As a welterweight, Weedman is 4-2 in Bellator, including key wins over Jacob McClintock and Dan Hornbuckle.

Marius Zaromskis was eliminated in the semifinals of season seven’s welterweight tournament to eventual winner, Andrey Koreskov, by first round knockout. In the quarterfinals, Zaromskis defeated talented prospect, Nordine Taleb by unanimous decision at Bellator 74.

Raul Amaya competed in season six’s welterweight tournament, but was eliminated in the opening round to Ben Saunders at Bellator 63. Amaya returned to action in July of last year, earning a second TKO victory over Kenny Moss.

Jose de Ribamar Machado Gomes has been fighting in mixed martial arts since March of 2004, amassing over forty career fights in that time period. Currently he’s on a three fight win streak , most recently earning a unanimous decision victory over Kelles Albuquerque Santos at a Spartan MMA event in Brazil.


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