During the course of our one-on-one interview, Reis discussed his upcoming debut for the Bellator Fighting Championships on April 10 at the Mogehan Sun in Uncasville, CT. The jiu-jitsu black belt is scheduled to face Henry Martinez during the first round of Bellator’s eight-man featherweight Grand Prix.
Reis was announces as having signed an exclusive contract with Bellator this past January but it was revealed several weeks later that his exclusive contract with EliteXC had been acquired by Strikeforce during the latter company’s acquisition of select assets from ProElite.
During the interview, Reis revealed that his management has worked things out with Strikeforce officials and that he will be able to compete for both promotions during the course of 2009.
Below is the complete video of our exclusive interview with Reis: