Linton Vassel is a Bellator Light Heavyweight that has been with the promotion for 9 fights thus far, boasting an impressive 7-3 record with the company. Even though he is a fighter of large frame with strong hands, he has proclaimed that he prefers to fight on the ground.

Since Hard Knocks 365: Vassel lost his title shot versus Ryan Bader at Bellator 186, but vowed to come back stronger and even expressed interest in partaking in the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix.

Born: June 3rd, 1983 in Milton Keynes, England
Weight: 205 lbs.
Height: 6’4”
Record: 18-5-1
Division: Light Heavyweight
Trivia: Vassel got his nickname, “The Swarm”, from a former coach, when he described Vassel’s fighting style as similar to a swarm of bees when they attack.

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