M-1 Global to Bellator: not so fast.
The Russia-based promotion on Tuesday told MMAjunkie.com that a recent Bellator talent acquisition, Vyacheslav Vasilevsky, is still under exclusive contract with M-1 until February 2013.
"We were exceedingly surprised at [Tuesday's] announcement and disappointed at the lack of background work done by Bellator in this matter," wrote M-1 Global Director of Operations Evgeni Kogan in a statement.
CHICAGO, Ill. (November 15, 2011) - In a continuing effort to scout and sign the world's best talent, Bellator Fighting Championships has signed highly-touted Russian striker Vyacheslav Vasilevsky. Vasilevsky joins Bellator after an... Read Post
UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Despite a contract dispute that's hit the courts, Bellator CEO and chairman Bjorn Rebney said Vyacheslav "Slava" Vasilevsky will continue to compete for his organization. The fighter's former home, M-1 Global, re... Read Post