Categories for Bellator

Sep 4, 2014 11:03 am

Tito Ortiz And Stephan Bonnar Engage In Twitter Beef

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar are on a collision course to the cage. The two former UFC fighters, now under the Bellator MMA banner, are not friends, and they don’t care who knows it. Check the latest: Stop following me @Hof23 , or I'm gonna continue to tweet this: @titoortiz : http://t.co/w0vLvgGhAT I'm sure the needles...

Sep 3, 2014 4:43 pm

Kongo: ‘The UFC treated me like $#it’

“You know some things happen unexpectedly in your career but no matter what happens you can get everything you want, everything in my career now is good. But the UFC threw me away after treating me like shit at the end. You have to be really tough, they (UFC) just pushed all the time, push,...

Sep 3, 2014 4:02 pm

Tito Ortiz Awards This Fighter His 2014 ‘B!tch Boy Of The Year’ Award

Bellator MMA’s Tito Ortiz has found a new rival over at his fighting home of Bellator MMA ,and he’s coming out swinging on the web. Check it: #BitchBoy of the year. http://t.co/Ke5XHchqib — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) September 2, 2014 UFC hall-of-famer Stephan Bonnar is Bellator MMA’s latest acquisition and was event sent by Dana White...

Sep 3, 2014 2:32 pm

King Mo: ‘I’ll be fighting for Bellator for a long time’

I’ll be fighting for Bellator for a long time. I wouldn’t mind finishing my career with Bellator. My job is to fight. Bellator offered me a good deal so I took it. I like (Scott) Coker, I like (director of communications) Anthony (Mazzuca), I like Bellator, the people at Viacom, Spike TV. It makes sense...

Sep 1, 2014 8:32 am

Homeless MMA Fighter Training For Comeback Fight

Fight fans may remember Matt Major, a contestant on the show ‘Tapout’, and former Bellator MMA fighter, who was released after back to back losses to Alexander Shlemenko and Brett Cooper in 2010. Major hasn’t fought since being released by Bellator, and has been homeless. He will be making his MMA return against David Mitchell...

Aug 30, 2014 1:36 pm

Bonnar Intentionally Released By Dana White To Go Beat Up Ortiz In Bellator

Earlier this week we reported that Stephan Bonnar was packing up and heading back to SPIKE TV under the Bellator MMA banner. Now we have a statement from the UFC boss, explaining why he allowed his contracted Hall-Of-Fame fighter to jump the promotional ship, and it’s all about his longtime nemesis in Tito Ortiz. Via...

Aug 28, 2014 3:25 pm

King Mo Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With Bellator

As King Mo prepares for his September 5th battle with Dustin Jacoby, the former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion has a much clearer outlook on his future, as King Mo has signed a long-term-extension with Bellator that will keep the Mayweather Boxing Club product inside the Bellator cage for years to come. “This was one of...

Aug 28, 2014 2:12 pm

Ortiz To Bonnar: ‘I’m going to beat the juice out of you B***h’

UFC Hall-of-Famer, Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar is signed to Bellator and ready to fight. First on his list, if he has it his way, is fellow UFC veteran Tito Ortiz. In a recent press-release Bonnar had some harsh words for Ortiz and Tito has taken to twitter with an appropriate response. Check it: Really? @StephanBonnar...

Aug 28, 2014 12:33 pm

13 Released From Bellator Roster, Including Former Champion

Under the expert guidance of new president Scott Coker, Bellator MMA is continuing to make loads of changes as they push towards a new start at success. Part of those changes, unfortunately, are fighter cuts. In a report coming out of sherdog.com, the promotion has confirmed the release of 13 fighters, including former light-heavyweight champion...

Aug 28, 2014 9:20 am

Bellator Inks #6 Ranked Analisa Bucci To Featherweight Roster

The roster additions continue for Bellator as the promotion has added the #6 ranked featherweight in the world as Annalisa Bucci (7-3) has joined Bellator and will compete in the United States for the first time in her career. “I feel extremely honored, excited and thankful to be part of the first group of females,...

Aug 26, 2014 12:01 pm

King Mo: ‘MMA isn’t a true sport like pro-wrestling’

“Pro Wrestling is harder than MMA. Here’s the reason why, in MMA I can avoid damage. I can circle, I can pull guard, I can take you down, I can push you to the cage, hell I can tap, I can verbally give up. In Pro Wrestling I’ve seen guys tear their ACL and continue...

Aug 22, 2014 2:55 pm

Daley finally granted visa to fight again in the United States

According to Bellator President Scott Coker, Paul “Semtex” Daley (34-13-2 MMA) has finally been granted a working visa from the United States government, which will allow him to resume his fight career with the Viacom-owned organization. Daley has not fought on American soil since July of 2012, when he defeated Rudy Bears via first-round TKO at Bellator 72....

Aug 22, 2014 11:24 am

Strauss, Parisyan, Grove Inked For Bellator’s So-Cal Return

Bellator 127 is now set as the promotion will return to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus will battle Justin Wilcox in the main event live on Spike TV. Tickets for the event are on sale now and are available at the Pechanga Box Office, Pechanga.com or Bellator.com....

Aug 21, 2014 1:07 pm

2013 Female Fighter Of The Year Winner Inks Deal With Bellator

Just days after Bellator President Scott Coker reinstated the women’s division to Bellator by bringing in top featherweights Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd, Bellator has a new addition to the roster as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Talita Nogueira (6-0) has joined the promotion. Currently ranked in the Top 10 Featherweight rankings, the multiple-time jiu-jitsu champion will...

Aug 21, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT | Phil Baroni Released From Bellator

Longtime MMA Veteran, Phil Baroni has just been cut from his latest promotional home over at Bellator MMA. He was just one-fight into his Bellator deal. Baroni, last saw action last month in a first round losing effort to Karo Parisyan. The UFC veteran cites his support for the recently detained War Machine as the...

Aug 21, 2014 5:02 am

Coker Planning 16 Events In 2015 For Bellator Reboot

“The first thing we had to change was the tournament format. Which we did. The second thing is we have to go and recruit the top talent and cultivate the talent we have here now. And the third thing was the staff running 10 shows in a row. Talk about a burnout. We had to...

Aug 20, 2014 9:37 am

Paul Daley Tells Bellator To Back Off Of Manhoef Fight

Newly appointed Bellator President Scott Coker has been working on getting bigger and better fights set up for the organization, and his latest idea, set for November, would be one heck of a fight. Coker spoke about his plans to put Paul Daley against Melvin Manhoef for the MMA Hour: “Paul, pending his September 12th...

Aug 19, 2014 3:14 pm

Update On War Machine Court Hearing From Earlier Today

Former Bellator MMA fighter War Machine had his day in court earlier today after being arrested and charged after beating and strangling his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and her friend Corey Taylor. ABCnews.go.com is reporting that War Machine told the judge in court today that he wont contest to transferring back to Las Vegas. TheVentura County...

Aug 19, 2014 12:08 pm

BREAKING: Bellator Releases Eddie Alvarez Unconditionally

After a long back and forth battle with the promotion he fought for, Eddie Alvarez has been unconditionally released by Bellator. The Bellator champion was released by Bellator CEO Scott Coker earlier this morning. Earlier in the year it looked as if Alvarez would get his wish and he would be released, however Bellator exercised...

Aug 19, 2014 5:02 am

Eddie Alvarez Under Contract With Bellator, But “Lawyers Are Talking”

“They’re talking about a couple of different options. Right now, that’s where it is.” Asked to characterize the lawyers’ discussions, Coker said, “I don’t want to speculate as to what’s going to happen. But I know that they’re talking.” Coker spoke with MMAJunkie about Bellator’s current relationship with Champion Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez was trying to...

Aug 18, 2014 5:28 pm

Coker Willing To Give Mayhem Miller A Chance Under The Bellator Banner

Scott Coker is willing to talk to Mayhem Miller about a potential return to fighting if Miller is mentally healthy, despite his role in the brawl that many credit with killing the Strikeforce promotion. “That takes me right back to the CBS events. Boy, I’m starting to shake over here,” Coker said at the mention...

Aug 18, 2014 5:16 pm

Coker Confirms Contact With Carano Camp

“If you look at our past, we have always believed in female fighting. Whether it was back in the kickboxing days on ESPN, I was the first person to do female fighting in the state of California in mixed martial arts; which was the Gina Carano vs. Elena Maxwell fight. And we did some big...

Aug 15, 2014 4:59 am

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo

What do you know about The Darkness? Find out as we go 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo while he preps for his Heavyweight Feature Fight – Friday, September 5th at Bellator 123.