Reigning PXC Featherweight Champion Joe Taimanglo (17-4) has penned a deal with Bellator Fighting Championships, and is set to make his promotional debut on March 28th at Bellator 94 in Tampa, Florida.
The 28-year-old made the announcement through his official Facebook account.
In recent times, the Pacific Xtreme Combat has paved the way for MMA fighters to compete in larger organizations such as the UFC and Bellator.
PXC veterans such as Jon Tuck, Hyun Gyu Lim, JJ Ambrose and Dustin Kimura have all secured deals with the aforementioned promotions. And it looks like Taimanglo is now set to follow in their footsteps.
The Guam native is currently on a tear with an 8-fight streak, defeating the likes of former Strikeforce veteran, Harris Sarmiento.
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As it stands, here’s the updated fight card for Bellator 94:
- Emanuel Newton vs. Mikhail Zayats (Bellator Season 8 Light Heavyweight Tournament Final)
- Saad Awad vs. David Rickels (Bellator Season 8 Lightweight Tournament Final)
- Joe Taimanglo vs. TBA