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Spike Carlyle 'had to dig very deep' for Bellator 272 win, hopes to fight in Japan soon

Posted On: Jan 26, 2022   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Spike Carlyle 'had to dig very deep' for Bellator 272 win, hopes to fight in Japan soon

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - In his four years and 16 fights as a professional mixed martial artist, Spike Carlyle has been involved in some crazy fights, but his Bellator debut just might have been the craziest of all.
“My mind's a little fuzzy right now,” Carlyle said afterward backstage at Mohegan Sun Arena. “But off the top of my head, yes, that one, I had to dig very deep.”
There's no question about that as Carlyle absorbed the brunt of the damage and was dog tired - as was his opponent - in a wild war with Dan Moret on Friday night at Bellator 272. Carlyle was down 20-18 on all three judges' scorecards heading into Round 3, but he found his winning moment when he reversed a late takedown, ended up on Moret's back, and put him to sleep with a rear-naked choke for an improbable victory.
“For me, the fight could've gone a lot better,” Carlyle said. “I could've gone in there, landed one punch and walked out and been happy. But, you know, a win is a win, and to fight a guy as tough as Dan... he didn't tap. I had to...

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