Bellator: Exclusive Interview with Light Heavyweight Matt "Gutter" Van Buren

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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.—Last week, Bleacher Report was able to catch up with Bellator Light Heavyweight Matt "Gutter" Van Buren (MMA: 5-0; Bellator: 2-0) to talk about his next fight, training camp and effective style of fighting.

Van Buren will face off against Chris "The Professional" Davis (MMA: 10-3; Bellator: 0-1) on May 18th, 2012. On the line is a spot in next Light Heavyweight Tournament for a chance to face the current Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Chrisitan M'Pumbu (MMA: 18-4; Bellator: 3-1).

The venue will be the L'Auberge du Lac Hotel Casino Resort in Lake Charles, LA. This information was revealed after the interview.

Gutter also discussed moving his training camp to Alliance MMA in San Diego, where he will be training with UFC Light Heavyweight standouts Phil Davis, Brandon Vera and Alexander Gustafsson, among others.

Something that was also revealed after the interview was that Alliance MMA would be moving their whole team to help current UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz coach the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter in Las Vegas, NV. Gutter will be joining the crew in Las Vegas for his whole eight-week training camp.


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