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May 14, 2015 8:50 pm

Bellator Champ Misses Weight & Will Be Stripped of Title — Grove Can Still Win Belt

Bellator Middleweight Champion Brandon Halsey was originally scheduled to defend his title against Kendall Grove at Bellator 137, but it looks like plans have changed. Halsey stepped onto the scales only to reveal that he was over three pounds (188.1) overweight for his championship defense. As a result of this, Bellator officials informed Bret Okamoto...

May 13, 2015 9:00 am

Grove and Halsey Took Out of Compeition Drug Tests Before Bellator 137

Kendall Grove and Brandon Halsey are set to duke it out in the main event of this Friday’s “Bellator 137” in Temecula, California. Before they could step into the cage, though, they were forced to take out of compeition drug tests to make the bout official. They both passed! MMAJunkie confirmed that CSAC Executive Director...

May 12, 2015 10:12 am

“Bellator 138: Shamrock vs. Slice” Lineup Complete with 14 Fights

Next month’s Bellator 138 event in St. Louis is now complete with a total of 14 exciting fights we can look forward to watching. The event is headlined by a heavyweight grudge match featuring Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson taking on MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock. In the night’s co-main event slot, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire...

May 11, 2015 9:25 am

3x College Wrestling Champ Wants His Own Sponsors, Signs With Bellator

A major MMA prospect has decided to sign with Bellator instead of the UFC and the Reebok deal may have had something to do with it. Ed Ruth, who is a three-time national wrestling champion and four-time all American, has decided to go with Bellator MMA The Penn State wrestler talked to MMAFighting about his...

May 10, 2015 4:36 pm

SHUT DOWN! Bellator Denies Patricky Freire A Fight With Melvin Guillard

Former UFC and WSOF fighter Melvin Guillard has now made his way to Bellator. Almost as soon as the signing was announced, Bellator fighter Patricky Freire took to his Twitter to express interest in being Guillard’s first fight. Apparently Bellator saw his request, but ultimately said no thanks. Here’s what Freire said to MMAFighting about...

May 10, 2015 9:25 am

AWW! These Bellator Fighters Want To Wish Their Moms A Happy Mothers Day

  Without moms, there would be no MMA, that’s a scientific fact. Check out this tweet from Bellator MMA, wishing all the moms a happy mothers day, with a special video featuring Bellator fighters and their moms. We wish a very special #MothersDay to all the moms out there! THANK YOU for all that you...

May 7, 2015 10:04 am

Bellator’s Bobby Lashley Is Concerned About CM Punk’s First Fight

Former professional wrestler Phil Brooks, formerly known as CM Punk, will be gracing the octagon with his presence this year in his first mixed martial arts fight… ever. Punk will be walking into the octagon with a record of 0-0 and this couldn’t make former WWE champion Bobby Lashley any more uncomfortable. Lashley told the...

May 7, 2015 9:47 am

Ortiz: ‘Don’t Like How Much You’re Making at UFC? Come to Bellator!’

Even though the deal between Reebok and UFC is truly groundbreaking, the majority of fighters who spoke out on social media yesterday seem to be against the deal. Some fighters were so unimpressed with the sponsorship money they would be getting that they told Reebok to KEEP their money. Tito Ortiz wants the fighter of...

May 6, 2015 5:10 pm

UFC’s Tim Kennedy Tweets to Bellator About Reebok Issue

The UFC and Reebok announced the new payout system with details on Wednesday and it caused an uproar within the fighting community. While some fighters are happy, most cannot see how they benefit from this deal taking place. If there was ever a fighter to rock the boat and say what he wants, it’s UFC...

May 6, 2015 9:06 am

Bellator Champ Will Brooks Wants Crossover Event with WSOF

This weekend, Resurrection Fighting Alliance and Legacy will be having a rare co-promotion event where the best fighters from each organization will face off in a neutral cage. Bellator Lightweight Champion Will Brooks likes the idea so much that he wants to bring World Series of Fighting into the mix and scrap with them! If...

May 6, 2015 2:03 am

Bellator Fighter Admits to Smoking Weed Before Title Fight

Puff, puff, pass. Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Emanuel Newton lays down the facts about why he failed his drug test after his Bellator 134 title defense against Liam McGeary. Newton was recently a guest on Fightbook.com’s podcast and admitted to smoking weed days before the fight! Newton started, “Obviously, everyone just saw that I just...

May 4, 2015 7:07 am

SIGNED! Melvin Guillard Signs Multi-Year Contract With Bellator

UFC, WSOF and now Bellator. It seems as though lightweight fighter Melvin Guillard is still trying to find the right fit for him. It was announced today, via press release, that the ‘Young Assassin’ has signed a multi-fight, multi-year contract with Bellator MMA. Guillard was most recently with the World Series of Fighting promotion, but...

May 3, 2015 2:33 pm

Bellator Adds K-1 World GP Champion To Their Roster

According to sources, Bellator has signed K-1 World GP champion Ewerton Teixeira. The news was first reported by Combate. Teixeira has compiled a 3-0 MMA record and holds a 11-4 record in kickboxing. A date has not been set for his debut but BJPENN.COM will keep you posted.   By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630...

Apr 25, 2015 11:27 pm

“Bellator Can’t F With the UFC.”

“Bellator can’t f*** with the UFC… That ain’t no lie.” Quinton “Rampage” Jackson made his return to the UFC octagon on Saturday and made sure Bellator knew they missed up during the post fight press conference. “Rampage” was referring to the difficulties he had finding a way to fight in the octagon after Bellator filed...

Apr 23, 2015 2:08 am

Cheick Kongo vs. Alexander Volkov set to headline Bellator 139

A heavyweight bout between Cheick Kongo and Alexander Volkov will headline June’s Bellator 139 event in Mulvane, Kansas. Bellator officials made the announcement earlier today. Cheick Kongo (22-10-2 MMA) will be looking to rebound, this after dropping a decision loss to Muhammed Lawal at February’s Bellator 134 event in Connecticut. The loss to “King Mo”...

Apr 22, 2015 2:35 am

‘Rampage Was Happier at UFC Than He Was at Bellator!’

This may be one of the messiest situations we’ve covered in recent memory, and of course it’s about a battle between UFC and Bellator over talent. Around two weeks ago, an injunction from Bellator was granted which would force Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson off the UFC 186 card because he was still under contract with the...

Apr 20, 2015 4:18 pm

Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov Title Fight Set For Bellator 140

  Bellator has announced it’s main event fight for Bellator 140. Douglas Lima, the welterweight champion, will meet Andrey Koreshkov on July 17 at the Mohegan sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The fight will headline the card. Lima was set to face Paul Daley, but had to back out due to injury. Now he will...

Apr 15, 2015 10:52 am

JACKED! Phil Davis Leaves UFC For Bellator

Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever...

Apr 14, 2015 5:02 pm

Bellator 136 Payout: Will Brooks Top Earner with $72,000

Will Brooks successfully defended his Bellator Lightweight Championship against Dave Jansen and was handsomely rewarded for it. Brooks topped the payout report which was released by the California State Athletic Commission. GLORY and Bellator super-athlete Joe Schilling was paid $27,000 despite losing his bout in a controversial decision. Check out the full payout below! Will...

Apr 14, 2015 10:29 am

Former WWE Wrestler Signed for Bellator 138

Former WWE and TNA World Champion Bobby Lashley will be returning to the Bellator cage! Heavyweights Josh Thompson and Bobby Lashley will officially be duking it out on the main-card of Bellator 138. This will be their second meeting in a cage as Thompson defeated Lashley at ‘Super Fight League 3’ in 2012. Neither man...

Apr 10, 2015 1:50 pm

Full ‘Bellator 136’ Results & Recap

Bellator 136 ran live in the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California! Will Brooks defended his lightweight championship against Dave Jansen and Joe Schilling duked it out with Rafael Carvalho. Check out the results below! Will Brooks def. Dave Jansen by way of Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46 Rafael Carvalho def. Joe Schilling by way...

Apr 9, 2015 2:38 am

Bisping On Rampage v. Bellator — ‘Rampage is 36 years old and it’s tough’

“It’s really disappointing. Let’s not forget Rampage is 36 years old and it’s tough for him to wait for this to work out and sit on the sidelines. There’re always two sides of every story. But don’t worry: I’m here to save the day. I’m going to smash C.B. Dollaway.” During his guest stint on...

Apr 8, 2015 12:54 pm

Judge Says UFC Is Screwed, Will Likely Lose Rampage To Bellator

Even though Bellator’s injunction against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was granted, UFC planned legal action and continued to advertise the PRIDE veteran for their card at UFC 186. MMAFighting’s Luke Thomas obtained a copy of Judge Karen Suter’s ruling, and it looks like UFC is screwed. The decision to grant Bellator’s injunction was made in a...

Apr 8, 2015 10:48 am

Eddie A. Feels Rampage’s Pain In Bellator Dealings

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson isn’t the only one who had issues with Bellator. Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez has had legal issues with the promotion and he has Jackson’s back! Check out what he had to say about “Rampage” being pulled from UFC 186 this past week. @Rampage4real @NakedGambling Everyone loses in these things ,...

Apr 7, 2015 2:52 pm

UFC Considering Legal Action in ‘Rampage’ vs. Bellator

“UFC has been advised of the New Jersey state court’s ruling in the matter between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Bellator MMA. The UFC organization was surprised about the ruling because Mr. Jackson represented to UFC on multiple occasions that he was free to negotiate and contract with UFC. The UFC organization is also surprised that...

Apr 7, 2015 11:59 am

‘Rampage’ Responds to Bellator: ‘I Have More Fans Than You’

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson may be removed from his fight at UFC 186 due to an injunction filed by Bellator earlier this year. Jackson took to Instagram to vent out his frustrations and ranted about the promotion! A photo posted by Quinton Jackson (@rampage4real) on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:59am PDT WATCH! Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier...