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Bellator signs 28-0 featherweight prospect 'Morceguinho'

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Leonardo Fabri, WOCS

Bellator has added another finisher to its roster.

Undefeated featherweight Julio Cesar Neves Junior, better known in Brazil simply as "Morceguinho", has signed a deal with Bellator after racking up an impressive 28-0 record in the Brazilian regional circuit.

The 19-year-old fighter has gone the distance only three times in his career, finishing 17 fights via knockout -- including this "knockout of the year" candidate -- and eight via submission since his MMA debut on October 2011.

Neves, the younger brother of Bellator tournament winner Rafael "Morcego" Silva (21-3), has won 18 fights over the last 12 months, and the date and opponent for his Bellator debut are yet to be announced.