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Paul 'Semtex' Daley to kickbox Fernando Gonzalez at Dynamite; winner gets Nieky Holzken?

Swapping their four-ounce MMA gloves for 10-ounce kickboxing gloves, Bellator welterweight fighters Paul Daley and Fernando Gonzalez will compete inside a Glory ring at "Dynamite 1" on September 19th.

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Two Bellator welterweights riding the momentum of their previous wins in a division crowded with contenders will take a moment away from mixed martial arts (MMA) on September 19th at "Dynamite 1."

For Paul "Semtex" Daley, competing in kickboxing is already old hat, having compiled a 20-3 record, picking up his last win in 2014 against Mohammad Ghaedibardeh. More recently, Daley cleaned Dennis Olson's clock at Bellator 140, extending his MMA win streak to four and improving his overall record to 37-13-2.

Daley's opponent, Fernando Gonzalez, is also on a four-fight winning streak in MMA, all four bouts coming in Bellator MMA, leaving Gonzalez hungry for a title shot in the near future. That will have to wait for now as the 24-13 fighter will take his first ever kickboxing bout inside the Glory ring.

"Glory has been a great partner for this event, bringing several world-class, championship kickboxing matches to the table," said Bellator MMA President Scott Coker. "Daley and Gonzalez are two incredible strikers in our welterweight division, and we're looking forward to seeing them lay it on the line with Glory gloves on their hands. It would be great to see the winner of this fight take on Glory’s welterweight champ Nieky Holzken in the future.

For more Bellator 142 news and notes click here.

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