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Neiman Gracie won’t compete against Kiichi Kunimoto at Saturday’s Bellator 236 in Hawaii, as the jiu-jitsu ace suffered a broken hand in training just 10 days before the fight, sources told MMA Fighting. Kunimoto will now Jason Jackson at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu on Dec. 21, Jackson confirmed on Instagram following a report by MMAjunkie. Gracie (9-1) was looking to bounce from the first loss of his career, a decision defeat to...

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Neiman Gracie won’t fight Saturday night. Jiu-jitsu black belt Gracie (9-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) has been forced out of Bellator 236 due to an indisclosed injury. The withdrawal comes just five days before his scheduled bout against Kiichi Kunimoto. Kunimoto (20-8-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) remains on the card, facing short-notice replacement Jason Jackson. A promotion official informed MMA Junkie of the lineup switch-up Monday. Japan’s Kunimoto looks to pick up his first Bellator victory. In...

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Neiman Gracie will make the trip to the Aloha State next month. Former Bellator title challenger Gracie (9-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) will meet former UFC fighter Kiichi Kunimoto at Bellator 236, promotion officials confirmed to MMA Junkie following a report from ESPN on Tuesday. Bellator 236 is expected to take place Dec. 21 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The main card will stream on DAZN after prelims on MMA Junkie. Gracie most recently...