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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 21, 2014 5:00 am

Johny Hendricks takes on the Spartan Race

In preparation for his welterweight title fight against Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks tackled a brutal obstacle course, inspired by Sparta, circa 400 B.C.


Aug 21, 2014 4:30 am

Roger Gracie Signs With One FC

ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its ranks with the signing of seven of the best mixed martial artists in the world. Grappling superstar Roger Gracie has joined ONE FC on a multi-fight contract, while six other mixed martial artists with impressive records have also...

Aug 20, 2014 1:31 pm

UFC on the Fly: Cung Le

On this episode of UFC ON THE FLY, MMA legend Cung Le takes aim at his next action film role, while remaining focused on his two biggest priorities: family and fighting in the UFC. Our cameras follow the former Strikeforce champion through a live fire obstacle course to sharpen his shooting skills for a part...

Aug 20, 2014 11:49 am

Brock Lesnar — The NEW Champ is Here

Brock Lesnar’s appetite was still in full effect after his epic SummerSlam victory Sunday night … so he decided to wash down John Cena with a steak dinner.

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 3:48 pm

Tyron Woodley Returns To Hometown Of Ferguson Missouri To Give Back

Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley returned to his hometown of Ferguson Missouri ahead of his UFC Macau fight against Dong Hyun Kim to give back to the community. Ferguson Missouri is currently in a state of chaos after the police shooting of Michael Brown. Since the incident, Woodley has sent out several photos via his...

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 9:31 am

Georges St-Pierre Completes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominated a star studded lineup that included Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris, and Eugenie Bouchard. Check it out: Post by Georges St-Pierre.

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...