Vinny Magalhaes Puts His M-1 Belt Up For Sale On Ebay Following Dispute | MMA NEWS

May 14, 2012 8:25 am by Lynn R Mitchell

Vinny Magalhaes placed his Light Heavyweight belt for sale on ebay with a current bid of over $5000 after a contract dispute with M-1 global.

The description in ebay simply states

 I won this Belt in Russia in April of 2011.  Defended the title in October of 2011.

[please place picture of belt for sale here]

Vinny Magalhaes has an overall record to 9-5 (1).

Vinny Magalhães defeated Lance Evans, brother of Rashad Evans, when Evans quit after the first round due to a rib injury. Vinny then defeated Jules Bruchez by armbar in the first round to move to the semifinals. Vinny then fought Krzysztof Soszynski , and defeated Soszynski by armbar in the first round. He moved on to the finale against Ryan Bader losing by knockout.   Vinny’s next fight was at UFC 97 taking on his former TUF castmate Elliot Marshal but lost by unanimous decision.  Vinny was released from the UFC due to his 0-2 record with the company.

Since the release from the UFC Vinny went on a 7-1, winning.   5 fights by submission and  2 knockout victory while dropping 1 by decision.  His second to last fight he scored a submission victory over  Victor Nemkrov to become the M-1 Global  Light Heavyweight Champion then went on to defend the Championship with a 3rd round TKO victory over Mikhail Zayats.

Vinny tweets

“M-1 has stripped my title…Oh well,who cares, that belt was worth shit anyways. It was only good to make me some extra cash!”

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