Categories for Bellator

Jan 28, 2015 4:20 am

Bellator MMA: Uncut Bellator 132

Get ready for an all-access, behind the scenes look at Bellator 132 from the Pechanga Casino in Temecula, CA | Patricio Pitbull fights to defend his title, Georgi Karakhanyan makes good on a promise and much more!

Jan 26, 2015 3:43 pm

Shamrock FC Champions Will Be Awarded Bellator MMA Contracts

The topic of major MMA promotions such as the UFC, and Bellator MMA, having amateur divisions is one that has long been discussed. A step across the bridge between regional circuit MMA and the big leagues was crossed recently when it was announced that Professional Shamrock FC champions would be awarded contracts with Bellator MMA....

Jan 26, 2015 5:06 am

Tito Responds To Kimbo Callout: ‘NO’

Since Kimbo Slice signed with Bellator MMA earlier this year there has been much talk as to who he will face upon making his debut. Slice stated that he was interested in a bout against Tito Ortiz, who he apparently had a problem with in the past. Ortiz responded to Slice’s callout saying: “I’m a...

Jan 22, 2015 10:45 am

Bellator: ‘There isn’t a fighter out there we can’t afford’

“It’s not just us going after them (the UFC’s fighters). Believe me, they’re calling us. This is not a one-way street where we’re just going after fighters. We’re going to win some. We’re going to lose some. That’s just how the nature of this beast is going to be.” “If you’re a free agent out...

Jan 20, 2015 12:44 pm

Lima Injured, Daley To Remain On Bellator 134 Card

Earlier today Douglas Lima took to twitter announcing his removal from the upcoming Bellator 134 event. I'm again devastated to announce but I did get injured again in camp. Recovery is just 4-6 weeks I should be able to fight April or May. — Douglas Lima (@PhenomLima) January 20, 2015 The welterweight title fight, originally scheduled...

Jan 20, 2015 12:08 pm

Cro Cop Hints At Possible UFC Return

Rumors on the MMA front this week are centered around a possible UFC return for Mirko Cro Cop. The fighting legend was originally expected to sign with Bellator, but behind-the-scenes rumors started circulating that the UFC outbid their competitor, to once again secure Mirko. While we don’t usually take to rumors on BJPENN.COM, further evidence...

Jan 20, 2015 10:32 am

Fedor Makes It Clear, He Does Not Want To Fight

“He’s made it very clear he doesn’t want to fight right now. He didn’t say he never wants to fight. He just said right now.” Bellator MMA President Scott Coker informed the media following last week’s Bellator event that he was not able to come to terms with Fedor Emelianenko. Disappointed? Emelianenko last saw action...

Jan 17, 2015 10:21 am

Kimbo’s First Interview on Bellator Move

Kimbo Slice hit Spike TV for the first time in over 5 years last night, to announce his intentions with the Bellator promotion. Watch the replay above.

Jan 16, 2015 9:05 pm

Confirmed: Pitbull vs. Karakhanyan Next Bellator FW Title Fight

It’s official: Georgi Karakhanyan is next in line to challenge Patricio “Pitbull” Freire for his Bellator Featherweight Championship. Georgi Karakhanyan put on a beautiful performance against Bubba Jenkins on Friday night when he submitted him in the first round. Jenkins went for two takedown attempts, but walked into two separate guillotine attempts. The second guillotine...

Jan 16, 2015 8:25 pm

BELLATOR 132 RESULTS: Pitbull Retains Title, Makes Straus Tap

Tonight’s bout may go down as one of the most controversial championship fights in Bellator history. There were a handful of low-blows from both men and an eye poke from Straus led to multiple halts in action from referee John McCarthy. Straus was punished with a point deduction in the second round after he landed...

Jan 16, 2015 7:24 pm

BELLATOR 132 RESULTS: Karakhanyan Earns Title Shot with Win Over Jenkins

Georgi Karakhanyan put Bubba Jenkins to sleep in the first round and proved to be the superior grappler tonight. Jenkins shot for two takedowns in the opening round and got trapped in a guillotine both times. He was able to escape the first attempt, but Karakhanyan made sure he was not going anywhere the second...

Jan 16, 2015 7:04 pm

BELLATOR 132 RESULTS: Zwicker Earns Decision Win Over Alexander

In a night full of finishes, Houston Alexander and Virgil Zwicker fought for the full fifteen minutes and put on an exciting bout. After a close first round, Zwicker was the first man to convincingly gain momentum on the main card. Alexander was caught off guard with an uppercut at the beginning of the second...

Jan 16, 2015 6:26 pm

BELLATOR 132 RESULTS: Gonzalez Outslugs Zaromskis

Fernando Gonzalez did not look amazing in tonight’s opening bout of the main card, but he looked a LOT better than Marius Zaromskis. Zaromskis’ cardio expired after the first round and it sapped the power out of the majority of his punches. He landed an impressive spinning backfist in the second round, but it landed...

Jan 16, 2015 11:29 am

‘Bellator 132: Pitbull vs. Straus’ Official Results

  Bellator is back for the new year with ‘Bellator 132: Pitbull vs. Straus’. Tonight’s event features a featherweight title fight between Daniel Straus and Patricio Pitbull. If you can’t make tonight’s show, use the streaming player below (where available) or follow along with the live results below. Our coverage of Bellator 132 starts at...

Jan 16, 2015 11:18 am


Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson has decided to come out of MMA retirement to sign with the Bellator MMA Promotion. At 40-years old the street fighting legend last saw action under the UFC banner when he picked up a defeat against Matt Mitrione. The promotion is expected to make a more detailed announcement during tonight’s Bellator...

Jan 14, 2015 11:25 am

Meet Bellator MMA’s New Ring Girl

The Bellator Mixed Martial Arts Promotion has a new ring girl, Summer Daniels (pictured). Summer replaces Jade Bryce, Bellator’s former ring girl who served the promotion for 99 events. Here’s the company’s announcement: Excited to have @SummerDaniels21 join us this Friday at "Bellator: Pitbull vs Straus" as a #BellatorMMA Ring Girl! — Bellator MMA...

Jan 14, 2015 4:00 am

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds with Bubba Jenkins

From the how he started to where is he now – We’re going 5 Rounds with Bubba Jenkins leading up to his featherweight feature fight against Georgi Karakhanyan Friday, January 16th on Spike TV!

Jan 13, 2015 5:17 pm

Bellator 132: Daniel Straus – “I’m ready to put my hands on him”

This weekend’s Bellator 132 headliner, Daniel Straus talks about his upcoming title fight, a rematch against Patricio “Pitbull” in Temecula, California, with BJPENN.COM Radio’s Anton Skoro. Who ya got? Catch BJPENN.COM Radio, MMA’s premier Podcast, every Sunday on BJPENN.COM.

Jan 13, 2015 5:00 am

Bellator MMA: Foundations with Daniel Straus

Every fighter has a foundation on which they stand. WATCH as Daniel Straus shares his biggest Bellator moment to-date in preparation for “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus” this Friday on Spike!

Jan 12, 2015 8:46 pm

NSAC Suspends Two Fighters For 9 Months Each

Earlier this week at a hearing, the NSAC suspended both James Wilson and Bryson Gutches for nine months each. Gutches, a WSOF fighter had his submission win over Sosian Abanokov overturned to a no-contest after he tested positive for a diuretic post-fight. He came clean about taking a pill from a woman he didn’t know,...

Jan 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Champion: ‘UFC Reebok Deal Is Bad For UFC Fighters’

Bellator MMA champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and did so again recently when he was asked about the UFC’s new deal with Reebok. The deal, which the UFC announced at the end of 2014, will see all UFC fighters wearing a uniform in the Octagon, during...

Jan 9, 2015 10:04 am

Seven Bouts Added To ‘Bellator: Pitbull vs. Strauss’

A seven-bout preliminary card for Bellator MMA’s first event of 2015, “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus,” is now official with the middleweights Dustin Jacoby(10-4) vs. John Salter (10-3), a 220-pound catchweight contest of Hector Carillo (5-6) vs. Everett Cummings (8-0), lightweights Steve Kozola (4-0) vs. Jonathan Rivera (4-0), lightweights Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson (11-1) vs. Danny Navarro (12-4), featherweights Fabricio Guerreiro(20-3) vs. Nick “No Limit” Piedmont...

Jan 8, 2015 4:00 am

Bellator MMA – In Focus: Bubba Jenkins

Bubba Jenkins takes us inside his training life as he prepares to face Georgi Karakhanyan at “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus” Friday, January 16th on Spike TV.

Jan 6, 2015 2:30 pm

Pat Curran Opens Up About His Journey Back To The Belt – Exclusive

  On Feb. 13 at Bellator 133, two-time featherweight champion Pat Curran will return to the cage and start his path back to the title. Curran lost the belt in his last fight, back in September, to Patricio Freire by unanimous decision. Now he’s looking to get back to the top and it all starts...