Report: Bellator MMA Signs Lewis Long & Keifer Crosbie


A pair of fighters have inked multi-fight deals with Bellator MMA according to Bloody Elbow as Lewis Long and Keifer Crosbie have come to terms with the promotion.

Long (16-5-0) has won four of his last five heading into Bellator MMA, with one of those wins coming over UFC veteran Che Mills at Cage Warriors 83. Long hasn’t had a fight go the distance in over five years, with a record of 9-3-0 since one of his bouts went to the judges scorecards. Long has suffered a total of five losses as a professional MMA fighter, but he has yet to be defeated by way of decision.

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Crosbie (4-0-0) will enter the promotion undefeated as a professional MMA fighter and that streak has already lasted over two years. Crosbie is a mainstay of the BAMMA promotion, where he holds wins over the trio of Conor Riordan, Waldermar Cichy and Josh Plant. Crosbie has yet to see any of his professional MMA fights go the distance and none have made it past the second round.

There is no word at this time as to when either Long or Crosbie will make their promotional debuts or whim they could fight when that time comes.

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