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Aug 18, 2015 7:05 pm

Thomson: ‘UFC Just Couldn’t Match Bellator Deal’

  “My understanding is that we have to wear Reebok with the UFC. There’s no other option. Well, you get paid to wear Reebok but you only get paid in their program, whatever their pay scale is. I took my negotiations over to Bellator, where there is no sponsorship tax, so my sponsors can sponsor...

Aug 18, 2015 6:40 pm

Coker: ‘Bellator’s had no talks with Fedor’

  Will he go here, will he go there, will he go anywhere? MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko still has everyone wondering where he will in fact end up for his return to the sport. There have apparently been talks between his team and the UFC and he’s mentioned more than once that he wants a...

Aug 18, 2015 9:52 am

Bellator’s Lightweight Champ Scolded By Mom For Twitter Feud

You might be an MMA champion in one of the biggest organization in the world, but if you curse while feuding with another fighter on Twitter you’re still going to get an angry call from your mom. That’s what happened to Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks. You might remember he went off on the...

Aug 18, 2015 7:14 am

Fedor, Sakuraba And Shamrock To Attend Bellator Fan Fest

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker has announced that three of the biggest MMA legends will be in attendance for Bellator’s Fan Fast on Sept. 19 in San Jose, which is apart of their next major event, ‘Bellator: Dynamite 1’. Fedor Emelianenko, Kazushi Sakuraba and Frank Shamrock will all be apart of the proceedings. So does...

Aug 18, 2015 6:36 am

Bellator MMA Announces Two New Signings –– Including Former King Of Pancrase

Bellator MMA has announced the signing of two new fighters to their already impressive roster. In a press release, they revealed that they have signed Isao Kobayashi and Thiago Jambo Goncalves to multi-year, multi-fight contracts. There have not been any debut dates set for either of the fighters but we will keep you updated. Kabayashi...

Aug 17, 2015 7:07 am

Bellator heavyweight puts Kimbo Slice on blast for dodging fight

Long before Kimbo Slice signed the dotted lines to face veteran Ken Shamrock at Bellator 138, the heavyweight brawler was originally in talks to face an up and coming Bellator fighter. Lorenzo Hood claims he was supposed to be Slice’s first opponent in Bellator before “Slice/Shamrock” was announced. “I was in discussions to fight him...

Aug 17, 2015 7:01 am

Josh Thomson set to make explosive debut at Bellator’s “Dynamite” event

Add Media Less than a week removed from his signing with the company, Bellator already has major plans for Josh Thomson. “The Punk” may be making his debut sooner than expected at Bellator’s “Dynamite” super-card in September. Thomson will be squaring off with fellow newcomer Mike Bronzoulis on September 19, 2015 at “Bellator 142: Dynamite”,...

Aug 15, 2015 7:26 am

‘Bellator 145: Vengeance’ Headlined By Two Title Fights

The next ‘tentpole’ event for Bellator MMA will go down on Nov. 6, with ‘Bellator 145: Vengeance.’ The event will feature two title fights, in the co-main and main event. Will Brooks will defend his lightweight title against Marcin Held before bantamweight champ Patricio Freire takes on challenger Daniel Straus for the third time. The...

Aug 14, 2015 12:40 pm

Bellator Champions Go At Each Other––’I’ll Slap You In The F*cking Mouth’

Another day, another Twitter war. In what’s starting to become common practice, two Bellator champions engaged in a heated back and forth on the good ol’ 140 characters or less platform. Bellator bantamweight champ Patricio Freire kicked things off by poking lightweight champion Will Brooks with a jab about their placement on the Bellator 145...

Aug 13, 2015 5:24 pm

Thomson Clarifies — With Reebok And Fox, UFC Couldn’t Match Bellator Deal

Former UFC lightweight and Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh Thomson, just recently jumped ship and signed with Bellator MMA. The UFC quickly put out statements saying that they had released Thomson, but the fighter says that’s not the case. In a press release he stated that it was him who wasn’t interested in working out a...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

‘Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2’ Announced For Oct. 23

Bellator MMA today announced that their 144th event will feature a main event between Bantamweight champion Marcos “Loro” Galvao and challenger, and former champion, Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas. The fight will be a rematch from a past bout and will headline the card, which will take place on Oct. 23 in Uncasville, Conn. Via Press Release:...

Aug 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Signs Josh Thomson To Exclusive Multi-Fight Contract

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and, now, former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now a Bellator MMA lightweight. The promotion announced today that they have reached an exclusive multi-fight contract with Thomson. The UFC choose not to renew the top lightweight’s contract and it looks like Bellator wasted no time grabbing him up. Via press release:...

Aug 11, 2015 12:32 pm

Bellator 143 Headliner Set Between Warren And Davis

Former Bellator MMA bantamweight champion Joe Warren will take on L.C. Davis in the main event at Bellator 143, taking place on Sept. 25 in Hidalgo, TX. Via press release: SANTA MONICA, Calif. (August 11, 2015) – Joe Warren’s (12-4) road to reclaim the Bellator MMA Bantamweight Championship will begin on Friday, September 25 against...

Aug 4, 2015 9:47 am

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Card Is Complete With New Fights Added

Bellator 141, which will feature a main event between former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard and Brandon Girtz, is now complete with the addition of five new fights. Bellator MMA press release: In a critical lightweight matchup, Brent Primus (5-0) will put his undefeated record on the line against the dangerous Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson (12-1,...

Jul 31, 2015 9:58 am

Bellator MMA Signs Heavyweight Justin Wren

  Fighter signing news came out today from Bellator MMA, who just inked a deal with heavyweight Justin Wren. Wren hasn’t fought in 5 years, after leaving the sport, but has returned and looks forward to starting things back up in the Bellator cage. Via Bellator Press Release: Justin Wren walked away from a promising...

Jul 30, 2015 5:29 am

Bellator Adds Four Fights To ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Event

Bellator 141, which will feature former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard’s promotional debut, has added four new bouts to the fight card. Bellator 141 goes down on Aug. 28 and here are the four new fights added to the preliminary portion of the card, via a Bellator press release: The preliminary portion of the “Bellator 141:...

Jul 24, 2015 9:26 am

Gilbert Melendez’s Wife Signs With Bellator MMA

Gilbert Melendez’s wife, Keri Anne Melendez, has signed with Bellator MMA. Melendez is a muay thai fighter and has yet to make her professional MMA debut but will compete at the upcoming ‘Dynamite’ event in a kickboxing match. After that she will make her move to MMA. The news was confirmed by MMAFighting. Melendez’s opponent...

Jul 20, 2015 11:41 am

Bellator/GLORY Release Rendering of “DYNAMITE” Arena

The arena has been decided and Bellator officials released the first rendering of what the arena will look like when Dynamite goes live. Bellator and GLORY’s Dynamite event is set to take place at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on September 19th with a main card that will air on SPIKE. The event...

Jul 19, 2015 7:13 am

Manager: Fedor just as likely to sign with UFC as he is with Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko’s announcement that he will be returning to the world of mixed martial arts shocked the world earlier this week. The former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion has been inactive since his last bout in 2012 when he defeated Pedro Rizzo in less than two minutes. Now no longer associated with M-1 Global, Emelianenko is free...

Jul 17, 2015 8:59 pm

‘Bellator 140: Lima Vs. Koreshkov’ Results

Bellator 140 goes down tonight on spike.com and Spike TV. In the main event the welterweight title is on the line between champ Douglas Lima and challenger Andrey Koreshkov. Also on the main card is fan favorite and deadly striker Paul Daley, who will go up against Dennis Olson. Stick with BJPENN.COM for the latest results MAIN...

Jul 17, 2015 8:02 pm

Bellator 140 Results: Daley Blasts His Way To A TKO Win

In the co-main event of the evening, fan favorite and heavy hitter Paul Daley took on Dennis Olson. In the first Daley lands his first punch, a jab, and Olsen drops. Olsen gets to his feet quick, then goes for a takedown. He got the takedown. Daley manages to get to his feet, but Olsen...

Jul 17, 2015 6:30 pm

REPLAY! Bellator’s Michael Page Lands A Walk-Off KO

Bellator 140 is going down right now on Spike TV, and the first fight delivered! Check out Michael Page’s one punch KO! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 16, 2015 4:15 pm

‘Bellator 140: Lima Vs. Koreshkov’ Weigh-In Results–– 4 Fighters Miss Weight

Bellator 140 goes down tomorrow night on Spike TV and features a welterweight title fight between the champion Douglas Lima and challenger Andrey Koreshkov. Also featured on the main card is the heavy-hitter Paul Daley, who takes on Dennis Olson. The prelims will air on SpikeTV.com at 7PM ET and the main card kicks off...

Jul 15, 2015 1:28 pm

Melvin Guillard vs. Brandon Girtz set to headline Bellator 141

Melvin Guillard (32-14-2 MMA) will make his Bellator debut next month when he squares off against fellow lightweight Brandon Girtz (11-4 MMA) in the headlining bout of Bellator 141. Bellator officials announced the news earlier today: “Since signing Melvin in May, we have been anxious to get him inside the Bellator cage,” Bellator MMA President...

Jul 5, 2015 12:37 pm

Bellator Champ “Pitbull” Is ‘Positive’ He’d Beat Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo has been the king of the featherweight division for several years. Every challenger that has tried to dethrone him of his role as champion has failed. However, a champion of another organization believes he has what it takes to beat Aldo: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire. The Bellator Featherweight Champion has not suffered a loss...

Jul 5, 2015 4:50 am

Bellator’s Douglas Lima Would Take GLORY Fight with Paul Daley at Dynamite

Bellator Welterweight Champion Douglas Lima is set to defend his championship against Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 140 on July 17th. Lima is hoping for an easy fight and a quick turnaround so he has the opportunity to fight at the first ever GLORY/Bellator Dynamite card in September. “If I’m 100 percent, I want to fight...

Jul 1, 2015 8:29 am

Bellator’s Koscheck: ‘I’m happy to get the UFC cuffs off’

  Former UFC fighter Josh Koscheck is now with Bellator MMA, and boy is he ready to let loose on his former employer. The welterweight talked to MMAJunkie about joining Bellator MMA and said it was like taking his handcuffs off. Here’s what he had to say: “Finally, I get to take off my handcuffs...

Jun 30, 2015 9:00 am

New Bellator Ring Girl Is A Competitive Shooter

“Okay I’ve gotten a million messages about this so let me clarify: I’m ADDING Bellator into my life. I am still shooting. I’m still doing both of my shows. I’m still stunting. I’m still doing everything else.” “This wasn’t something I was going out of my way to get into, they approached me. Before I...

Jun 29, 2015 2:57 pm

Devastating KO Likely Blasts Schilling off Bellator/GLORY Dynamite Card

As if things couldn’t get any worse for the crossover combat sports athlete. Joe Schilling suffered one of the most brutal knockouts in Bellator history on the main card of their event this past Friday and has been issued a lengthy medical suspension by the Kansas Athletic Commission. The medical suspension for Joe Schilling is...