Categories for Bellator

Aug 14, 2014 10:29 am

Women’s MMA returns to Bellator as Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd sign deals

Women’s MMA has returned to Bellator, as the organization recently announced the signing of two notable featherweights! Bellator officials announced today that they have inked former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen (21-6 MMA) and Invicta FC veteran Julia Budd (6-2 MMA) to deals and that the pair will fight at a Bellator event later this year. Bellator had...

Aug 14, 2014 8:17 am

Ortiz Does Good – Helps Children In Need

It has been a rough week few weeks for the world of MMA, but former UFC champ Tito Ortiz is out there, showing the world that we aren’t all bad! Good job Tito!

Aug 12, 2014 1:33 pm

EXCLUSIVE | War Machine’s Brother Cries Foul In Mack Recount, Says Twitter Comments Not Him

We have been following the beef between Dog the Bounty Hunter and someone claiming to be ‘War Machine’s brother’ very closely today, with extremely harsh comments coming from an account that claimed to belong to War Machine’s brother, Michael Koppenhaver. Several minutes ago I got off the phone with Michael Eugene Koppenhaver, War Machine’s brother,...

Aug 12, 2014 8:21 am

Scott Coker Denies Rumors Of Signing Gina Carano

Coker told me yesterday Carano hasn't signed w BMMA. Whatever the case, the reaction to yesterday's rumors proves she's still quite popular. — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) August 12, 2014 Bellator MMA President Scott Coker is denying yesterday’s rumors that WMMA legend Gina Carano has signed with Bellator. However, what is interesting is that Bellator confirmed...

Aug 12, 2014 7:56 am

Dog The Bounty Hunter Officially Declares Manhunt On War Machine

After trading shots with War Machine’s brother via Twitter, it appears Dog the Bounty Hunter is backing up his statements earlier that if War Machine didn’t turn himself in, Dog would start a manhunt against the former Bellator MMA fighter. @WarMachine170 your now In my World your a FUGITIVE & I Am a BOUNTY HUNTER...

Aug 12, 2014 5:04 am

Bellator Fires War Machine Following Assault Against Christy Mack

After Christy Mack gave her statement as to the brutal beating she suffered at the hands of her ex-boyfriend War Machine, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has released Machine from the promotion. Coker wrote in a press release sent to our friends at Cage Potato: “We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when...

Aug 11, 2014 6:30 pm

Rumor: Gina Carano Signed With Bellator

WMMA pioneer Gina Carano may have signed with Bellator according to several rumors. Dana White said several weeks ago that he was very close to reaching a deal with Carano which would lead to a fight with Ronda Rousey. Bellator middleweight Brian Rogers Tweeted Bellator had an announcement to make tomorrow: Friends, Fans & haters...

Aug 8, 2014 6:51 pm

Bellator Releases War Machine Following Latest Legal Issues

Bellator President Scott Coker has issued a statement regarding Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine: “We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when it relates to any form of domestic violence, and after learning of this latest incident involving Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine, Bellator is releasing him from him promotional contract with the organization.” If...

Aug 8, 2014 6:23 pm

War Machine Runs, Primary Suspect In Alleged Beating Of Girlfriend

Popular MMA fighter, War Machine is wanted by Las Vegas Police in connection with the beating of his girlfriend and another victim. According to reports, the fighter fled the scene and has a search has been underway. TMZ has the scoop: According to police, War Machine was involved in a 3-person altercation early Friday morning...

Jul 31, 2014 6:03 pm

King Mo Warns: ‘If I see Bjorn Rebney I’m putting hands on him’

“I personally think [Bjorn Rebney’s] a bitch. If I had a chance to see him, I’d put them hands on him.” “He’s deceptive, fake… He flew me out to that meeting, it was just a bunch of bull, you know what I’m saying? It was a bunch of bulls— he was spitting to me. He’s...

Jul 31, 2014 6:31 am

Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone Rumored For UFC 178

  Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez may be in better shape following his promotion’s new take on company management. With SCott Coker at the helm, things are different, so different, that it appears as if the embattled Bellator star in Alvarez may actually get the release he’s been fighting for. Sherdog.com got the scoop. Sources...

Jul 30, 2014 10:37 am

SPIKE TV Cancels TNA Wrestling

Rampage Jackson, Tito Ortiz & King Mo just lost their part-time gig over at TNA wrestling. At least, that’s what one would think, considering SPIKE TV just cancelled the program. TMZ has the scoop: TNA Wrestling’s flagship show “Impact Wrestling” could soon be without a home — Spike TV quietly let the league know it’s...

Jul 28, 2014 5:28 pm

Melvin Manhoef Suffers Brutal Knockout This Past Weekend

Bellator’s newest fighter Melvin Manhoef competed in a kickboxing match this past weekend and was on the receiving end of a pretty brutal TKO. At around the 10:35 mark Manhoef gets rocked with a head kick, and it smashed until around the 10:45 mark where he falls face first on the canvas. Somehow the ref...

Jul 23, 2014 7:09 pm

QUICK TWITT | Rampage Set To Meet With New Bellator Regime Friday

Bellator’s number one attraction, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has had a rough go of things when it comes to authority figures. However, in a recent tweet, the former UFC light-heavyweight champion gave fans a glimmer of hope. Check it: I'm going to check out this Scott Coker guy @bellatormma this Friday.. I'll let y'all know what's...

Jul 22, 2014 3:47 pm

Lima Fires Back At Daley: I’m Ready When You Are

After Paul Daley signed with Bellator yesterday, he explained his plan for eventually dethroning Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima. Today Lima fired back at Daley in an interview with MMAFighting.com saying: “I’m ready whenever he is,” Lima told MMAFighting.com. “I will fight whoever they want, no problem at all. It’s going to be a good...

Jul 22, 2014 5:02 am

Bellator Signs Melvin Manhoef

Bellator MMA has announced that they have signed another fighter today, this time Melvin Manhoef got the contract. The MMA and kickboxing veteran is coming off a decision loss to Filip Verlinden at Glory 17 in Los Angeles. Manhoef is still signed to an IFC Kickboxing fight on July 25th, and then to a Glory...

Jul 15, 2014 5:03 am

Pat Curran Set To Fight Patricio Friere At Bellator 123

Patricio Friere will get his rematch with Pat Curran at Bellator 123 on September 5th. Friere got his first crack at Curran in January of 2013 at Bellator 85. Curran just barely edged out Friere with a split decision win. Since then Friere won the Bellator tournament with back to back to back wins. Curran...

Jul 10, 2014 7:10 pm

QUICK TWITT | War Machine Skeptical Of New Bellator Regime

Viacom owned, Bellator MMA has gone under some major changes in the last month. A new president, the cancellation of the tournament format and season concept, and much more. The company has released several fighters and the staff backstage is getting some major shake-ups too. The former Bellator Regime was a big fan of many...

Jul 2, 2014 3:28 pm

Tito Ortiz Eyeing November Return, Targets Rampage

The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’s head coach Rafael Cordeiro spoke to MMAFighting.com about Tito’s next fight under the Bellator banner after submitting Alexander Shlemenko in May. “He did an excellent fight against Shlemenko,” Cordeiro told MMAFighting.com. “He will fight again in November. We don’t know the opponent yet, but he’s already training.” “He got an...

Jun 26, 2014 6:26 pm

New Bellator Boss Scott Coker Writes Letter To Fight Fans

With Scott Coker recently taking the helm of Bellator MMA, many MMA fans are interested in seeing what changes Coker plans on bringing to the promotion. While he has already made a few decisions, such as largely eliminating the tournament format and trimming the roster of some fighters, it’s still unknown just how much Coker...

Jun 26, 2014 4:59 am

PHOTO | King Mo Impresses In A Different Ring

Bellator light-heavyweight fighter, King Mo is still perfecting his pro-wrestling skills, as seen in the image. The Caption Reads, Making @chrismasters310 tap out at The@houseofhardcore VI – Masterlock Challenge event@harrahssocal , on saturday 06/14/14 #Prowrestling#houseofhardcore #chrismasters #kingmo #winner#tapout

Jun 25, 2014 5:56 am

New Bellator President Scott Coker Trims the Fat From Roster, Cutting 21

Just a week after Bellator MMA welcomed its new president, Scott Coker, it seems as though more big changes are being made within the organization. 21 fighters have been removed from the Bellator roster, including a heavyweight tournament winner and a 2014 Summer Series Light Heavyweight quarter finalist. The complete list of released fighters is...