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Dec 31, 2015 8:17 am

Is Fedor Bellator bound?

Earlier this morning fight fans witnessed the impressive return of Fedor Emelianenko. ‘The Last Emperor’ managed to pick up an impressive 1st round TKO win over a much larger Jaideep Singh. Of course after the bout the MMA community as well as most of Twitter went wild with talks of “Fedor’s back!” One interesting thing...

Dec 24, 2015 9:47 am

Kimbo Slice wants the Bellator heavyweight championship

While Kimbo Slice is coming off a TKO win over Ken Shamrock, and is currently booked to fight ‘Dada 5000’ on February 19th at Bellator 149, he’s already setting his sights on a much bigger goal, the Bellator MMA heavyweight championship. Slice spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss why winning the Bellator heavyweight championship, or even...

Dec 8, 2015 9:50 am

Newly minted heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury in talks with Bellator MMA

Just a little more than a week has passed since Tyson Fury upset Wladimir Klitschko to take the WBA, WBO and IBF titles. The outspoken boxing champion who previously called out Cain Velasquez when he held the UFC heavyweight championship belt has again sparked interest in fighting MMA’s best. Fury was a guest on the...

Dec 5, 2015 8:15 am

REPLAY! Josh Thomson TKO’s opponent at Bellator 147

Last night Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson stepped into the Bellator MMA cage to fight Pablo Villaseca at Bellator 147 in front of his hometown fans. Thomson ultimately ended up getting the 2nd round TKO win, which you can see above!

Dec 3, 2015 9:53 am

Will Benson Henderson be heading over to fight for Bellator?

There has been a lot of speculation as to who former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be fighting for in his next bout. With “Smooth” looking to “test the market,” fight promoters outside of the UFC are salivating to pick up the former lightweight champ including Korean-based promotion Road FC and now Bellator. Bellator...

Nov 20, 2015 8:02 pm

Bellator 146 results: Manhoef gets walk-off KO

In the main event of Bellator 146 Melvin Manhoef found himself rocked by Hisaki Kato in the 1st round. While Manhoef seemed close to being dropped, he fought on and clipped Kato with a big left hand that left Kato out cold on the canvas. Manhoef eyes down Kato as Big John McCarthy steps in...

Nov 20, 2015 7:26 pm

Bellator 146 results: Bubba Jenkins wins via split decision

Bubba Jenkins and Jordan Parsons went to WAR on the main card of Bellator 146. It was a back and forth fight that had the judges split. Ultimately 2 of 3 judges scored the bout in favor of Bubba Jenkins. Jenkins had Parsons nearly starched in the 2nd round, but somehow Parsons survived and managed...

Nov 20, 2015 6:56 pm

Bellator 146 results: Chidi Njokuani wins via decision

It was a close one between Chidi Njokuani and Ricky Rainey on the main card of Bellator 146. Ultimately, while the commentators, the crowd, and Ricky Rainey disagreed with the decision, the judges scored the fight in favor of Chidi Njokuani. The win was the first of Njokuani’s Bellator MMA career. How did you score...

Nov 20, 2015 6:19 pm

Bellator 146 results: Guilherme Viana wins via doctor stoppage

It was a slugfest between Houston Alexander and Guilherme Viana for the near-two rounds the fight lasted. After being rocked in the first round, Houston Alexander showed a tremendous amount of heart in the second round until the ringside doctor stopped the fight due to a nasty cut. Result: Guilherme Viana wins via doctor stoppage...

Nov 17, 2015 10:15 am

Dana White comments on Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock vs Royce Gracie 3

UFC President took in some questions from media and fans prior to UFC 193 going down in Melbourne, Australia. One of the questions asked was about the Bellator 149 announced fight between 48-year-old Royce Gracie versus 51-year-old Ken Shamrock. White still seemed a bit baffled at just the thought of the fight and said (transcribed...

Nov 10, 2015 8:51 pm

Bellator 145 beats ‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’ in viewership

Friday night Bellator MMA broadcasted live from St. Louis Missouri. Bellator 145 was headlined by 2 title fights on Spike TV, whereas UFC: Fight Night Sao Paulo featured a trilogy bout between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson. The totals are in, and according to MMAFighting Bellator 145 beat out UFC FN: Sao Paulo. Bellator averaged...

Nov 10, 2015 9:24 am

PHOTO | Daniel Straus shows off severely broken hand from Bellator 145 scrap

Daniel Straus may have captured the Bellator featherweight championship on Friday night at Bellator 145, but it came at a price. Straus took to Instagram to show off x-rays of his broken hand sustained in the fight, and boy does it look bad. “I’m being told this is one of the worst breaks some doctors...

Nov 9, 2015 12:55 pm

“Rampage” Jackson and Tito Ortiz kick it at Bellator!

A video posted by Quinton Jackson (@rampage4real) on Nov 7, 2015 at 12:20am PST With a common history in MMA and being legendary pioneers of the sport, Tito Ortiz and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson have never met in a closed cage for a fight. Although the two were near a match made in Bellator, the fight...

Nov 7, 2015 10:41 am

Rampage Jackson in attendance at Bellator 145

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is currently engaged in a legal battle that will decide whether or not the MMA legend will be forced to remain in his contract with Bellator MMA, or return to the UFC. Because of the legal battle, many were surprised to discover that Rampage was in attendance at Bellator 145 last night....

Nov 6, 2015 9:38 pm

Bellator 145 results: Patricio Freire vs. Daniel Straus

In the main event of Bellator 145 Daniel Straus put a beating on Bellator champion Patricio Freire. Freire attempted to put on a late-fight comeback where he secured back control and attempted to get a rear naked choke, however Straus showed his heart and survived the remainder of the 5th round. Straus ultimately was awarded...

Nov 6, 2015 8:43 pm

Bellator announces Shamrock vs. Gracie, Slice vs. Dada5000

During Bellator 145, Kurt Angle made a major announcement on behalf of Bellator President Scott Coker. It was announced that Kimbo Slice would fight Dada 5000 in the co-main event of a February 19th card, and that Ken Shamrock would fight Royce Gracie in the main event. Below is a poster of the event: Poster...

Nov 6, 2015 8:31 pm

Bellator 145 results: Will Brooks vs. Marcin Held

It was a 5-round war between Will Brooks and Marcin Held in the co-main event of Bellator 145. It truly was a matchup of wrestler vs. submission artist, with Held securing many leg locks throughout the 25 minutes of fighting. Every time, Brooks was able to fight out and secure a top position, where he...

Nov 6, 2015 7:38 pm

Bellator 145 results: Michael Chandler vs. David Rickels

It was a bloody fight between Michael Chandler and David Rickels that saw Rickels bloodied and in a bad position against the cage. Chandler poured on the ground & pound while Rickels offered little in the way of defense, forcing the referee to stop the fight. Michael Chandler wins via TKO. Welcome home, @MikeChandlerMMA! #Bellator145...

Nov 6, 2015 6:57 pm

Bellator 145 results: Bobby Lashley vs. James Thompson

It was a quick one, but boy was it impressive! Bobby Lashley came out of the gate quick and secured a fast takedown. He then poured the group and pound strikes on James Thompson until the referee stopped the fight, earning Lashley a 1st round TKO. After 3 years Lashley has finally gotten his revenge...

Nov 6, 2015 6:36 pm

Bellator 145 results: Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Justin Lawrence

It was a back and forth battle between Emmanuel Sanchez and Justin Lawrence to kick off the main card of Bellator 145 on Spike TV this evening. After 3 hard fought rounds of action, we went to the judges scorecards for a razor thin decision that ultimately came down to how the judges scored the...

Nov 6, 2015 5:21 pm

Bellator 145 results: Raymond Ettling vs. Fazlo Mulabitinovic

It was another quick finish as Raymond Ettling and Fazlo Mulabitinovic squared off in the preliminary card of Bellator 145. Stone faced, Fazlo Mulabitinovic secured the submission win without looking like he put forth any effort. Impressive!

Nov 6, 2015 5:18 pm

Bellator 145 results: Clay Mitchell vs. Kain Royer

Kain Royer kept the ball rolling on the Bellator 145 preliminary card. After getting caught in a bad position early Royer fought out of a rear naked choke and a triangle choke. Ultimately, he secured a modified toe hold, giving him the submission win!

Nov 6, 2015 5:09 pm

Bellator 145 results: Augusto Sakai vs. Alex Huddleston

Despite a late 3rd round comeback attempt by Alex Huddleston, it wasn’t enough to steal a decision win from Augusto Sakai. Huddleston rocked Sakai hard with just seconds left in the fight, pouring on the ground and pound as the final bell sounded. Ultimately the judges awarded Sakai the win via decision.

Nov 6, 2015 4:41 pm

Bellator 145 results: Adam Meredith vs. Jordan Dowdy

Adam Meredith’s Jiu-Jitsu was the story of the fight as he advanced to 4-1 in his professional career with a 1st round rear naked choke submission win over Jordan Dowdy. The Bellator 145 preliminary card keeps on rolling!

Nov 6, 2015 4:27 pm

Bellator 145 results: Jeff Crotty vs. Garrett Gross

It was the professional debut of Jeff Crotty on the preliminary card of Bellator 145. After a close 1st round, Crotty survived the remainder of the fight, taking Garrett Gross to a decision which ultimately saw Garrett Gross awarded the unanimous decision win.