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Nov 20, 2017 7:00 pm

Shane Carwin Asks Bellator to be Alternate for Heavyweight Grand Prix

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has announced his bid to become an alternate in the upcoming Bellator heavyweight grand prix. He shared the news via his Facebook page:“I sent Bellator MMA a request to get on as an Alternate for this amazing tournament. I really can’t wait to watch it either way but I am...

Nov 20, 2017 9:18 am

Jose Aldo defends Conor McGregor after Bellator 187 incident

Conor McGregor recently dominated headlines for a bizarre incident at Bellator 187, in which he stormed the cage during his teammate Charlie Ward’s fight, and ultimately shoved referee Marc Goddard, and slapped a commissioner. These actions understandably generated scorn from the vast majority of the MMA community. Not everyone, however, faults McGregor for the way...

Nov 20, 2017 7:32 am

Rory MacDonald wants in on the Bellator MMA Heavyweight Grand Prix

Earlier this month, Bellator MMA announced a plan to fill its vacant heavyweight throne: a star-studded heavyweight grand prix. The competitors in this anticipated tournament are as follows: Frank Mir, Fedor Emelianenko, Roy Nelson, Matt Mitrione, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, Ryan Bader, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen. While this list includes many of Bellator’s...

Nov 20, 2017 6:49 am

PHOTO | Fighter criticizes Bellator for using pieces of cardboard, not mats, in backstage area

Over the weekend, Bellator MMA set up shop at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, as part of the festivities for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. The promotion hosted a series of free fights for the race fans in attendance, and also offered meet-and-greets with MMA legends like Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Dan Henderson. ...

Nov 19, 2017 5:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Al Iaquinta “Someone should have cold clocked Conor McGregor” at Bellator 187

Perennial UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta believes “someone should have cold clocked Conor McGregor” at Bellator 187. “The Notorious” had jumped into the cage at Bellator 187 in an attempt to celebrate with teammate Charlie Ward. During the incident McGregor ended up pushing referee Marc Goddard and also slapped a member of the commission. “Raging...

Nov 14, 2017 12:09 pm

Marc Goddard Pens Comprehensive Statement on Conor McGregor Bellator Incident

Everyone has weighed-in on Conor McGregor’s behavior at the Bellator 187 card in Dublin. He stormed the cage as his teammate Charlie Ward was finishing John Redmond, then all hell broke loose. Since then, he has released an apology and the lead regulator that night has put out a statement on his actions. Finally, referee...

Nov 14, 2017 10:23 am

‘Rampage’ explains why he’d prefer not to fight Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianenko in Bellator GP

Bellator MMA finally has a plan in place to fill its vacant heavyweight throne. Throughout 2018, the organization will promote a heavyweight grand prix featuring eight of its premier heavyweights and light heavyweights in Frank Mir, Fedor Emelianenko, Matt Mitrione, Roy Nelson, Ryan Bader, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen. Speaking...

Nov 14, 2017 10:01 am

BREAKING | Conor McGregor issues real apology for Bellator 187 incident

Last weekend, Bellator touched down in the MMA hotbed of Dublin, Ireland with Bellator 187. While the night included some memorable action, by far the biggest headline to emerge from it stemmed from UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s rushing the cage during teammate Charlie Ward’s fight with John Redmond. Believing his teammate had won by...

Nov 13, 2017 1:23 pm

Conor McGregor’s slated December return apparently nixed due to Bellator incident

It sounds like Conor McGregor’s Bellator incident will be costing the UFC, Tony Ferguson, and himself a lucrative Christmas. On Friday, the UFC lightweight champion brought a lot of eyes on the Bellator 187 event that took place in Dublin, Ireland. Following McGregor’s teammate, Charlie Ward knocking out opponent John Redmond, McGregor scaled the Bellator...

Nov 13, 2017 12:21 pm

Conor McGregor tweet and deletes explanation for Bellator incident with referee

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor brought a lot of attention to Bellator on Friday. “The Notorious” made a big scene in the Bellator cage after his teammate Charlie Ward knocked out opponent John Redmond at the end of the first round. McGregor, who was sitting cageside as a spectator scaled the cage and jumped in...

Nov 11, 2017 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Going Off About Altercation with Marc Goddard at Bellator

It’s everywhere by now in big bold letters. Conor McGregor storms into the Bellator cage, not once, but twice. He shoves around Marc Goddard and slaps a Bellator official like he’s trying to do his best Nate Diaz impression. What you may haven’t seen yet, is video directly after the chaos. Conor McGregor galloped outside...

Nov 11, 2017 9:37 am

Commission President Releases Statement on Conor McGregor’s Actions at Bellator

Last night there were some great fights at Bellator 187, but it was a UFC fighter who stole the show. Conor McGregor stormed the cage as his Straight Blast Gym teammate Charlie Ward finished John Redmond at the Dublin card and started a pandemonium not seen since the infamous Strikeforce brawl. He shoved referee Marc Goddard...

Nov 10, 2017 12:58 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Also Slapped a Commissioner at Bellator 187

Conor McGregor also slapped a commissioner tonight as he was told to get down from the cage. Not good. Video via @BryanLaceyMMA https://t.co/g2wFMsETTc pic.twitter.com/WZkXSV7oOT — Dale Jordan (@MMAMadDale) November 10, 2017 By now, you’ve all heard or seen the chaos that unfolded at Bellator 187. Conor McGregor stormed the cage not once, but twice, after...

Nov 10, 2017 11:27 am

VIDEO | Chaos Erupts as Conor McGregor Rushes Ref Marc Goddard at Bellator

@TheNotoriousMMA jumps the cage for his teammate Charlie Ward and its all chaos. #MMA #ConorMcGregor #Bellator187 pic.twitter.com/gu9LZL8ORf — Dutch Fight Network (@DutchFightNet) November 10, 2017 Things started innocently enough with Conor McGregor standing up watching his teammate Charlie Ward fight John Redmond at Bellator 187 in Dublin. Of course, with Conor McGregor involved, things are...

Nov 10, 2017 7:26 am

BREAKING | Bellator Will Crown a New Champion with Heavyweight Grand Prix

The grand prix is the pinnacle of combat sport. It is the most difficult tournament format and has the potential to produce absolutely chaotic results. That chaos is why that, for the most part other than Japan’s RIZIN, the creation of an MMA grand prix is few and far between. However, there is a man...

Nov 9, 2017 3:24 pm

BREAKING | Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Signs Huge New Deal with Bellator

There’s only one MMA fighter that comes to mind when you think of powerbombs and chains. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has been fighting for 18 years and has fought the very best in the UFC and Pride. Amid the busy week of post-UFC 217 reactions, card changes, and injuries, we get hit with another big announcement....

Nov 3, 2017 6:34 pm

Bellator 186 Results: Tywan Claxton scores an amazing flying knee KO (VIDEO)

Tywan Claxton scored one of the best flying knee KO’s ever during tonight’s Bellator 186 prelims from University Park in Penn State. Claxton, who made his professional mixed martial arts debut at tonight’s event, crushed his opponent Jonathan Bonilla-Bowman with a flying knee just short of 90-seconds into the first-round. The knockout was nothing short...

Nov 2, 2017 8:10 am

Bellator light heavyweight champ Ryan Bader wants in on heavyweight tournament

Tomorrow night, in the main event of the exciting Bellator 186 card, Bellator light heavyweight champ Ryan Bader will attempt to defend his title opposite the dangerous Linton Vassell. While this test is at the forefront of the champ’s mind, he’s also interested in partaking in a much-discussed Bellator heavyweight title tournament. “I would definitely...

Oct 28, 2017 8:37 am

Dillon Danis Targets His MMA Debut for Bellator in January

Multiple weight submission grappling champion Garry Tonon has recently signed on to ONE to make his MMA debut, while the time for Dillon Danis to make his debut is drawing near. The brash young jiu jitsu black belt signed on with Bellator and is currently prepping for the steep transition. He’s not wanting to take...

Oct 25, 2017 12:19 pm

Scott Coker gives timeframe for Bellator heavyweight title fight, lists possible contenders

Bellator’s heavyweight division is starting to look pretty damn good. The division’s top fighters include Matt Mitrione, Cheick Kongo, and Roy Nelson, while other stars like Fedor Emelianenko, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, Bobby Lashley, Javy Ayala, and Sergey Kharitonov are also in the mix. Unfortunately, however, the division doesn’t have a champion, and hasn’t since...

Oct 20, 2017 8:57 pm

Rory MacDonald was not happy with the decision of tonight’s Bellator 185 main event

Gegard Mousasi made his Bellator MMA debut this evening fighting veteran Alexander Shlemenko in the main event of Bellator 185. The top ranked middleweight, Mousasi, had a very solid opening round but was rocked by one overhand left from Alexander which resulted in his right eye swelling closed. The big overhand left from @StormShlemenko that...

Oct 20, 2017 8:34 pm

Bellator 185 Results: Gegard Mousasi defeats Alexander Shlemenko

A key middleweight scrap between mixed martial arts veterans Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2 MMA) and Alexander Shlemenko (56-9 MMA) served as the headliner of tonight’s Bellator 185 event. Despite handily winning the fights opening round after landing a barrage of punches, Gegard Mousasi walked back to his corner with a closed right eye. Alexander Shlemenko was...

Oct 20, 2017 7:35 pm

Bellator 185 Results: Kristina Williams smashes Heather Hardy’s nose (VIDEO)

Kristina Williams handed Heather Hardy the first loss of her professional career at tonight’s Bellator 185 event. Williams caught Hardy with a huge head kick that smashed Heather’s nose. Check it out: Hardy's nose is fucked. #Bellator185 pic.twitter.com/ZIbgd05kyZ — Jonnyboy (@Jonnyboy_6969) October 21, 2017 NO-CAU-TE! Olha o golpe da Wiilams que terminou em intervenção médica...

Oct 19, 2017 5:43 pm

VIDEO | Former Opponent Runs Up on Heather Hardy During Bellator Staredown

Heather Hardy is an MMA promoters dream. She’s an undefeated champion boxer who wanted to jump ship and she’s down to scrap with anybody. Not only can she talk trash, but she also gives an insightful interview and has an incredible backstory. She won her Bellator debut and will look to continue her successful MMA...