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May 2, 2016 2:52 pm

Bellator MMA fighter now undergoing heart surgery after hit-and-run accident

Horrific news broke on Sunday when it was revealed that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was involved in a serious hit-and-run motorcycle accident in Delray, Florida. Parsons had to have his leg amputated due to a serious injury suffered in the accident and now Ariel Helwani reports that he is undergoing heart surgery after his...

May 1, 2016 2:30 pm

Bellator MMA prospect loses limb after hit-and-run accident

Terrible news out of the MMA world today as it is being reported that Jordan Parsons, a Bellator MMA fighter, has had to have his leg amputated after being involved in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident early this morning. The featherweight fighter is listed as being in critical condition at this time. Parsons is a member...

Apr 30, 2016 11:08 am

‘Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson’ ratings are in

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his Bellator MMA debut at Bellator 153, as he fought Andrey Koreshkov for the welterweight championship. The fight was a rough one for Henderson, who ultimately lost the bout via unanimous decision, getting beaten up pretty badly in the process. There was a silver lining...

Apr 26, 2016 9:32 pm

Bellator MMA looking to pursue Rory MacDonald

While Rory MacDonald is currently slated to fight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 in June, the top ranked welterweight has expressed his desire to test the free agency after the fight given that his contract is expired. Unsurprisingly, Bellator MMA, who have scooped up quite a few UFC...

Apr 23, 2016 3:28 pm

Matt Mitrione books first Bellator opponent

Former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione (9-5 MMA) will make his Bellator debut at June’s “Bellator Dynamite 2” event in St. Louis, Missouri. “Meathead” will meet Carl Seumanutafa in the event’s co-main event slot. Mitrione is coming off back-to-back losses while fighting under the UFC banner. He suffered a third-round TKO loss to Travis Browne in...

Apr 23, 2016 9:34 am

VIDEO | Benson Henderson gets dominated in Bellator MMA debut

Last night at Bellator 153, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his Bellator MMA debut at welterweight as he faced welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov. Surprisingly, Henderson lost the fight in convincing fashion, extending his win streak to 6, as he defended his Bellator MMA title for the first time. See the highlights above!

Apr 22, 2016 8:10 pm

Benson Henderson gets upset in Bellator debut

Former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his Bellator debut on Friday in a five-round welterweight title fight against Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 153. Henderson found that the Bellator champion had a lot to offer and gave “Bendo” trouble in his Bellator debut. Koreshkov connected with a hard knee to Henderson’s head at...

Apr 13, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000: ‘I was pronounced dead’ after fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149

There was major concern for Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris after his bout with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149, which took place back on February 19th. “Dada 5000” was rushed to the hospital immediately after the bout was over, suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. “When I actually fell inside that ring, Kimbo...

Apr 12, 2016 2:38 am

VIDEO | See how Bellator is marketing former UFC champion Benson Henderson

It was big news when former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson recently announced that he left the UFC to sign with Bellator MMA. Bellator has established themselves as the biggest competitor to the UFC, with acquisitions such as Henderson, Matt Mitrione, Phil Davis and Josh Thomson being some of the big names that have jumped...

Mar 15, 2016 10:47 pm

Bellator snatches Mitrione from the UFC and PR cracks Reebok joke

Bellator signs Mitrione and PR cracks jokes at #UFC along the way. pic.twitter.com/gfHKad4p8o — Paul Gift (@MMAanalytics) March 14, 2016 Mitrione holds an MMA record of 9-5 all of which was in the UFC. After negotiations for a contract extension with the UFC fell thru Bellator stepped up and got the nod. Mat has lost...

Mar 14, 2016 11:27 am

BREAKING: Matt Mitrione leaves the UFC for Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC following the signing of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. Former NFL player and UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione announced his decision to sign with Bellator MMA on the MMA Hour on Monday. Mitrione said that the UFC did not come...

Mar 12, 2016 12:34 pm

Matt Mitrione waiting to see if UFC matches ‘very nice’ offer from Bellator MMA

Matt Mitrione’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ scrap with Travis Browne was the last fight on his current UFC contract. Unfortunately for Mitrione, two eye pokes and a broken orbital lead to him being defeated via TKO at the event. While Mitrione is appealing the loss with the Massachusetts commission due to the fact that referee...

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock fail Bellator 149 drug tests

Back in February Bellator headed to Houston Texas for Bellator 149. The event was an interesting one to say the least. In the co-main event Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 squared off in a highly anticipated grudge match, while in the main event Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie had their trilogy fight nearly 25 years...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 27, 2016 8:44 am

REPLAY! Kendall Grove picks up brutal KO win at Bellator 150

Last night at Bellator 150, Hawaii’s very own Kendall Grove picked up a wonderfully brutal KO win over Francisco “Kiko” France. The win over France made it 2-straight wins under the Bellator MMA banner for Grove. Check out the replay of his KO win over France above!

Feb 25, 2016 12:56 pm

Former Bellator MMA title challenger working at Mor Furniture

MMA is without a doubt an unforgiving sport Unfortunately, fighters who give everything they have to the sport aren’t always able to dedicate their time 100% to training, and ultimately are then unable to retire after their careers are over. Former Bellator MMA title challenger Joey Beltran is coming off a win at ‘C3 Fights’...