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Sep 3, 2015 4:44 pm

Former Bellator Champ Sues Athletic Commission Over PED Suspension And Fine

Former Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has filed a lawsuit against the California State Athletic Commission. The commission suspended Shlemenko following his KO win over Melvin Manhoef, after it was discovered that he failed his post-fight drug test. The commission handed down the harshest penalty it had ever given since regulating MMA, with a...

Aug 30, 2015 10:47 pm

Scott Coker breaks down his first year as Bellator Boss

It has been just over a year since Scott Coker marched in to Bellator and turned it into the company it is today. Gone are the days of seasons and tournaments; Bellator operates just like any other mainstream mixed martial arts company would with regular numbered shows and super-cards. Coker recently sat down to discuss...

Aug 30, 2015 5:59 pm

Ortiz strikes again — “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” BADLY flubs Bellator promo

Tito Ortiz is getting another opportunity to become a champion in mixed martial arts when he steps into the cage to face Liam McGeary. The two will square-off to decide the fate of the Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship at “Dynamite”, a joint promotion show between Bellator and kickboxing company GLORY. In typical “Huntington Beach Bad...

Aug 30, 2015 5:39 am

Bellator 144 Adds Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho For Vacant Middleweight Title

Brandon Halsey is ready to square off with Rafael Carvalho at “Bellator 144” for the championship he never truly lost in competition. Earlier this year in May, Halsey was all set to defend his Bellator Middleweight Championship with Kendall Grove at “Bellator 137”. However, the day before his defense Halsey missed weight and was stripped...

Aug 30, 2015 5:17 am

Bellator Announces Legendary Fan Fest Event Ft. Gracie, Fedor, Couture And More

History will be made in September at “Dynamite” when Bellator and GLORY join forces to bring fans one of the most stacked cards of the year at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, USA. Before the event takes place, fans will have the opportunity to shake fans with some of the most legendary names...

Aug 28, 2015 10:53 pm

Josh Koscheck Set To Make Debut At Bellator 146

Bellator 146 will feature the promotional debut of former UFC welterweight and TUF 1 cast member Josh Koscheck. The news was announced by KOS himself, via his official Twitter account. https://twitter.com/JoshKoscheck/status/637453113058725888 There has been no opponent set for the welterweight yet, so we will keep you posted. A lot of fans would like to see...

Aug 28, 2015 10:30 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Four-Man Light Heavyweight Tournament Matches Announced

Bellator MMA will be putting on quite a show at their ‘Dynamite’ event coming up next month. There will be a cage for MMA fights and a ring for GLORY kickboxing matches in the same venue, something that really hasn’t been done before. The night will feature GLORY title fights and a Bellator light heavyweight...

Aug 28, 2015 7:02 pm

Bellator 141 Results: Justin Wren Returns From The Congo, Defeats Josh Burns

Justin Wren returned to the cage on Friday night after leaving the sport five years ago to pursue helping the pygmy people in the Congo. At the start of the fight Wren ate a few big punches before moving in and clinching up. He pushed Burns to the cage. From there Wren landed short knees...

Aug 28, 2015 6:19 pm

Bellator 141 Results: Marloes Coenen Submits Blencowe In Round 2

  In round one, it was clearly Coenen who came on top when the round was finished. She managed to get the fight down early and from there took the back of Blencowe. She used a body triangle to hold position for most of the round. So, round one, all Coenen, simply because Blencowe had...

Aug 28, 2015 4:42 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Loses Title Fight

  Looks like the Bellator’s cross promotional event with GLORY kickboxing, ‘Dynamite’, has lost one of its title fights to an injury. The scheduled GLORY featherweight title fight between Gabriel Varga and opponent Serhiy Adamchuk has been canceled, according to MMAMania, who say sources close to the promotion have confirmed the cancellation. Apparently it was...

Aug 28, 2015 2:31 pm

Bellator’s Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Wants Lightweight Champ With Victory Tonight

“Will Brooks is a clown. He likes attention. He’s a needy child. He always craves attention. He started messing with me even before my tournament final against Marcin Held. He challenged me and he was already the champion. I had never messed with him before that. I’d always watch his fights. He’s tough and a...

Aug 28, 2015 2:11 pm

Bellator’s Lorenzo Hood Thinks The IV Ban Is ‘Super Trouble’

“You know, I don’t know what’s going on with the UFC, man. But definitely, cutting and IVs in my opinion makes sense. Some guys, they’re competing, they’re going through all this to make weight, for the promotion, for the contract that they signed. And now you’re penalizing the guy for getting his IV and being...

Aug 28, 2015 12:40 pm

Bellator’s Brandon Girtz Promises KO Or Submission Win Over Melvin Guillard

“I’m going to knock his ass out or I’m going to submit him. This fight might not go that long. It’s not like it’s any big secret what Melvin likes to do.” “I respect Melvin’s power, but I’m not afraid to go toe-to-toe with him. But if we go to the ground, that’s where I...

Aug 28, 2015 10:26 am

Coker: ‘Fedor’s Coming Back, But Not To Bellator’

Bellator 141 goes down tonight on Spike TV. While doing some promotion for the event, president Scott Coker did an interview and was asked about Fedor Emelianenko. Coker had previously said that he had not talked to Fedor about his return and about coming to Bellator. When asked if that was really the case, he...

Aug 28, 2015 1:37 am

Bellator 141: ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Results

Friday night in Temecula, CA Bellator 141 will go down and feature what’s sure to be an exciting main event between former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he makes his promotional debut against Brandon Girtz. Also on the main card is the return of heavyweight Justin Wren, who’s returning to the sport after...

Aug 27, 2015 5:35 pm

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Weigh-In Results

Bellator 141 goes down on Friday night and will feature the debut of former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he takes on Brandon Girtz in the night’s main event. Also on the main card will be Saad Awad vs. Patricky Freire and two heavyweight scraps, including the return of Justin Wren. The prelims...

Aug 27, 2015 1:35 pm

Bellator Champ: ‘Fedor’s In Great Shape, Still Has His Speed And Power’

Current Bellator heavyweight champion has recently trained with Fedor Emelianenko and says the MMA legend hasn’t lost a step and is as good as ever ahead of his pending return to the sport. Vitaly Minakov, Bellator’s champ, says he trained with Fedor and learned a lot from ‘The Last Emperor’. He also mentioned that Fedor’s...

Aug 26, 2015 12:05 am

Bellator Poster Signing Takes A Turn When Two Fighters Get In A Heated Confrontation

Tensions were High between fight camps as Patricky and Saad Awad signed posters for This fridays #Bellator141 , as Bellator World Champ Patricio Pitbull caught the eye of possíble title contender Georgi Karakanyan , They have been going back on forth on Twitter and their twitter beef carried over into Bellator check In Room ....

Aug 25, 2015 10:04 am

Melvin Guillard: ‘Bellator Let Me Pick My Debut Fight’

  “Hell no I hadn’t heard of him; I got to pick my fight. I love that about Bellator. They allowed me to pick my first fight. They had John Alessio on the list and a couple others guys I can’t think of off hand. Brandon Girtz, I had no idea who he was. I...

Aug 22, 2015 2:55 pm

Bellator’s Scott Coker Expects Massive Turnout For ‘Dynamite’ Event

  Bellator MMA boss Scott Coker is planning on Bellator 142 being a huge success. The event, called ‘Dynamite’ will feature a cross promotion with GLORY kickboxing and feature both a cage and a ring in one venue. Coker told MMAJunkie that they have already sold 5,500 tickets for the event and by the time...

Aug 22, 2015 12:41 am

Miley Cyrus Invades MMA, Twerks In The Bellator Cage And You’ll Love It

Hey @MileyCyrus, we’ll see you at the #VMAs2015@MTV @spike pic.twitter.com/iau06pGjql — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) August 21, 2015 So…….. Yeah, so…….. I’ve got nothing. For some reason Bellator MMA decided to make this video of Miley Cyrus dancing through the cage during fights. It’s confusing and weird and I just don’t understand it. Check it out!...

Aug 21, 2015 2:58 pm

Fighter Seeking Sanctions Against Bellator

Follow along here. A former Bellator fighter, Gavin Sterritt, is looking to bring commission sanctions against his former promotion. So, Sterritt is a student and friend of ‘Rampage’ Jackson, who has his own issues with Bellator. What’s Sterritt’s issue? He was scheduled to fight at Bellator 140, against Brennan Ward, on July 17 and wanted...

Aug 20, 2015 1:47 pm

Pat Curran Will Face Off With Justin Lawrence At Bellator 145: Vengeance

Bellator 145: Vengeance just landed another major fight, with the addition of former champion Pat Curran, who will be taking on Justin Lawrence. The event it shaping up to be a massive one, with two title fights in the main and co-mian events. The featherweight title will be on the line in the night’s headlining...

Aug 19, 2015 6:59 pm

Bellator MMA Signs Olympic Wrestling Hopeful Tyrell Fortune

Bellator MMA just added a highly scouted fighter to their roster in the form of olympic wresting contender Tyrell Fortune. Fortune won’t be making his debut until sometime early in 2016. He’s currently working to try and make the 2016 Olympic games in Rio. He will try to do so during the Olympic trials in...

Aug 19, 2015 3:55 pm

Bellator 143’s Main Card Complete With Debut Of Heavyweight Ewerton Teixeira

‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’ has rounded out its main card with the addition of heavyweight Ewerton Teixeira, who will be making his debut against Vinicius Queiroz. Teixeira will come into the fight with an undefeated record of 3-0, while Queiroz brings a 7-3 record with him. The fight will take place on the main...