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Sep 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen joins Bellator 161 live

The American Gangster has arrived! Welcome to #BellatorNation @chaelsonnen! #Bellator161 pic.twitter.com/P9Lcbir1yC — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) September 17, 2016 Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently announced that he had ended his MMA retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who had remained adamant on his retirement throughout the course of...

Sep 16, 2016 6:10 pm

Exclusive | BJ Penn on Chael Sonnen’s Move to Bellator: I’m Gonna Watch What Chael Sonnen Does

Last night, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had signed with Bellator MMA. Shortly thereafter, Sonnen took to Twitter to address this surprising move, while several notable reporters announced that the fan favorite mouth-piece had already called for a bout with Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz. The Rulers...


Sep 16, 2016 10:21 am

Rory MacDonald up for “gangster weight” fight with Chael Sonnen

Less than 24 hours ago, former UFC middleweight, and light heavyweight, title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. While no date was given for Sonnen’s first fight, there was some speculation regarding whether Sonnen would fight at middleweight, or light heavyweight given...

Sep 16, 2016 9:54 am

MMA community reacts to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator MMA

Thursday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. No immediate word was given in regress to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however ‘The American Gangster’ was campaigning for a fight with...

Sep 16, 2016 8:18 am

Scott Coker gives brief reaction to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator

Thursday evening, it was announced that former UfC title challenger Chael Sonnen had officially ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. At the time of the announcement, there had been no word given as to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however it was revealed that Sonnen...

Sep 15, 2016 8:03 pm

Chael Sonnen reacts to signing with Bellator, already has opponent in mind

This week, news surfaced that former UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen had ended his retirement, and signed with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who recently celebrated the end of his 2-year suspension, remained adamant over the course of the last 2 years that he is indeed retired. When ‘The American Gangster’ announced that he was ending his...

Aug 20, 2016 11:13 pm

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor’s win over Nate Diaz

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. McGregor was able to come out strong in the first round, and ultimately earn a majority decision win, with two of the judges scoring the fight 48-47. Below you can see the best reactions from the MMA...

Jul 28, 2016 8:45 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz all smiles with ‘The Notorious’ one?

Nate Diaz is set to rematch UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 202 on August 20. Ahead of the rematch, Diaz was surprised to see a “Notorious” Conor McGregor imposter come into one of his signings. Nate was friendly with the Conor lookalike as the guys took a few pictures together and shook hands....

Jul 25, 2016 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Fighters make predictions on Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is getting the rematch that has had him “obsessed” over after losing for the first time in the UFC. McGregor is getting a shot to avenge his second-round submission loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20. Fellow fighters were asked about who they think will take the...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

Apr 16, 2016 7:49 pm

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s KO win over Rashad Evans

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he knocked Rashad Evans out cold in the 1st round of their headlining bout. Teixeira then proceeded to call out Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for a #1 contender scrap. Immediately following the KO, fighters took to Twitter to react...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 16, 2016 3:09 pm

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson returns to Bellator after litigation

Earlier today news surfaced that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson would be returning to Bellator after an “amicable agreement” was reached between the two parties. The news was revealed through a press release, which was sent to BJPenn.com. It reads: Following an amicable agreement to settle the litigation between the two parties, the always entertaining and exciting...

Jan 26, 2016 12:48 pm

John Lewis: The Man who introduced Lorenzo Fertitta to the UFC

John Lewis YouTube John Lewis is without a doubt not only one of the pioneers of Mixed Martial Arts, but also a martial arts icon. With more than 30 MMA fights to his name in addition to a 5th degree black belt in BJJ, and 1st degree black belt in Judo, Lewis has left, and...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

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 30, 2015 8:08 am

On This Day: Chuck Liddell cements legacy with iconic win

#OnThisDay in 2006: @ChuckLiddell cemented his legendary status at UFC 66 ➡ https://t.co/7zcFykIaaC https://t.co/vvowKmaM4m — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) December 30, 2015 On this day in UFC history, Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz squared off for the second time for the UFC championship. While there was no highlight reel KO like in the first fight, the highlight...

Nov 25, 2015 4:58 pm

Joe Rogan vs Cris Cyborg: Cyborg Warfare

  Joe Rogan understands fighting. He received his black belt in Taekwondo at 15. At 20, he started judo and received his blue belt after one year of training. Rogan started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Carlson Gracie roughly twenty years ago. He also has a black belt from Eddie Bravo’s 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu gym. Rogan...

Nov 3, 2015 12:18 am

Bellator hosts another legendary Fan Fest ahead of Bellator 145 in Missouri

Another legendary Bellator Fan Fest is being held this week to tie in with their Bellator 145 event on Friday, Nov 6. MMA stars Ken Shamrock, Royce Gracie, Kimbo Slice, Tito Ortiz and light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary are set to be in attendance at the event being held at the Dave & Buster’s in...

Nov 1, 2015 8:50 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates halloween

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, and as can be expected, the result was pretty great. Below is a compilation of fighter’s rocking their halloween costumes on social media. Awesome turn out for Halloween sparring today @syndicatemma!! Even had a guest appearance by the real @FlavorFlav! pic.twitter.com/2R7vbiniiE — John Wood (@bigwoodmma) October 31, 2015 Halloween...

Oct 30, 2015 9:16 am

All ‘Bellator: Dynamite’ drug tests come back clean

It’s always a good day when news emerges that drug tests come back clean. All of the fighter’s from ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1,’ which featured MMA bouts as well as Glory kickboxing matches, tested clean according to MMAFighting. The event took place September 19th in San Jose and was headlined by Liam McGeary vs. Tito...

Sep 26, 2015 4:45 am

Bellator MMA: Uncut –– DYNAMITE 1

Check out the video below showing a behind the scenes all access look at Bellator ‘Dynamite’ from this past weekend. In the main event we saw Tito Ortiz take on Liam McGeary. Ortiz looked good early but ended up getting trapped in an inverted triangle and tapped out. Also that night we saw the one-night,...

Sep 23, 2015 5:25 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Medical Report: Nine Fighters Face Possible 6 Month Suspensions

This past Saturday we finally got to see what Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event would actually look like. There were a lot of questions leading into the cross promoted event, featuring both MMA fights in a cage and GLORY kickboxing matches in a ring. The night also featured an old school one-night tournament in which former UFC...

Sep 23, 2015 5:10 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Breaks Records But Disappoints With Low Ratings

So there’s some good news and some not so good news when it comes to Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event this past Saturday. The event, which featured GLORY kickboxing and MMA action also had a four-man, one-night light heavyweight tournament, debuts of Josh Thomson and Phil Davis, and a main event between champ Liam McGeary and Tito...