MMA Veteran, Phil Baroni, Signs with Bellator & Is Set To Debut May

Bellator has added another newaddition to its welterweight division with the signing of veteran Phil Baroni.

It was first hinted of his signing on his official Instagram account. The news was later was confirmed by a source close to the promotion. The source is anonymous because they are not authorized to speak to the media about the signing.

Baroni is set to make his debut with the promotion in a welterweight bout on the televised portion of Bellator 118 on May 2 in Atlantic City, N.J. No opponent for the “New York Bad Ass” has been determined at this time.

While official contract details haven’t been revealed, source say the deal is expected to be a short-term one, possibly just a single fight. The promotion also has no current plan to enter Baroni in any upcoming tournaments.

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