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Melvin Manhoef suspended indefinitely after suffering broken jaw at Bellator 176

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Bellator 176 took place last weekend (Sat., April 8, 2017) from inside Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy, featuring a mixed martial arts (MMA) main event pitting aging striker Melvin Manhoef opposite streaking Brazilian banger Rafael Carvalho.

Things did not end well for Manhoef.

“No Mercy” received just that, succumbing to a fourth-round head kick that turned off the lights and sent the former K-1 kickboxer to his second consecutive loss (full results and recap here and here).

In the wake of his most recent defeat, Manhoef was suspended indefinitely after suffering a broken jaw, according to a report from Jason Floyd, as well as a minimum suspension of 60 days for the stoppage.

Their Spike TV headliner was a rematch designed to settle the controversy surrounding their split-decision at Bellator 155, which ended in favor of Carvalho. The Brazilian has now captured five straight for the Viacom-owned combat sports promotion.

For much more on Bellator 176 click here.

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