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Oct 27, 2015 6:29 am

Bellator 144’s ratings are in and they aren’t pretty

Friday night’s Bellator 144 event was packed with finishes, as well as a title fight, but that wasn’t enough to bring eyes to the fight card.  According to MMAFighting, the event drew in a dismal 555,000 viewers, the lowest of any Scott Coker era Bellator event.  Prior to Bellator 144, the lowest viewership for a...

Sep 30, 2015 6:32 am

Bellator’s LC Davis Fought Two Rounds With Injured Eye

This past Friday, at Bellator 143, bantamweights Joe Warren and LC Davis fought in the night’s main event to determine the number one contender and the next time challenger. It was Warren, the former champ, who came out on top after three rounds of grinding grappling work. He got Davis down early and often and...

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...

Sep 20, 2015 5:59 am

Champion Will Brooks trashes Bellator for poor promotion

It was arguably one of the biggest events in Bellator history on Saturday night when the mixed martial arts promotion and GLORY joined forces for the first “DYNAMITE” event in California. The card featured a slew of matches including one night light heavyweight tournament and a light heavyweight championship bout featuring Liam McGeary and Tito...


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 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...

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...

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 23, 2015 5:01 am

TWITTER RAGE! Fans Destroy Fox Analyst After Bellator/UFC Mixup

FOX Sports analyst and host of ‘Garbage Time’ Katie Nolan made a major mistake when talking about Bellator 138 and MMA fans lost their minds. Nolan sent out a tweet accidentally calling Bellator the UFC. Then the internet picked up their pitchforks and lanterns and marched onto their keyboards to let her have it. Check...

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...

Jan 14, 2015 11:25 am

Meet Bellator MMA’s New Ring Girl

The Bellator Mixed Martial Arts Promotion has a new ring girl, Summer Daniels (pictured). Summer replaces Jade Bryce, Bellator’s former ring girl who served the promotion for 99 events. Here’s the company’s announcement: Excited to have @SummerDaniels21 join us this Friday at "Bellator: Pitbull vs Straus" as a #BellatorMMA Ring Girl! pic.twitter.com/bClt2YUT8c — Bellator MMA...

Nov 11, 2014 2:37 pm

NO YOU CAN’T! Wanderlei Pulled From Bellator Appearance

Earlier this week, we learned that, Wanderlei Silva had joined the anti-UFC brigade, over at Bellator, and planned an appearance, in San Diego, as part of the Bellator 131 pre-fight build up. That can’t happen. Due to prior contractual obligations, Wanderlei Silva will not be able to participate in #Bellator131‘s pre-promotion this week — Bellator...

Oct 30, 2014 3:35 pm

‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Card Finalized With 12 Bouts

The full card for Bellator 131 has been finalized for one of the biggest events in Bellator history from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center on Saturday, November 15th live and free on Spike TV. The night will feature one of the biggest grudge matches in the sport as MMA icons clash when Tito “The...

Oct 10, 2014 8:57 pm

‘Bellator 128: Dantas vs. Warren’ Official Results

Tonight on SPIKE TV, Bellator MMA returned to action with ‘Bellator 128: Dantas vs. Warren’. In the main event, Joe Warren did enough, in the judges eyes, to earn a unanimous decision victory ,and walk away with the promotion’s undisputed bantamweight world championship. The full Bellator 128 results are as follows: Joe Warren def. Eduardo...

Sep 3, 2014 2:32 pm

King Mo: ‘I’ll be fighting for Bellator for a long time’

I’ll be fighting for Bellator for a long time. I wouldn’t mind finishing my career with Bellator. My job is to fight. Bellator offered me a good deal so I took it. I like (Scott) Coker, I like (director of communications) Anthony (Mazzuca), I like Bellator, the people at Viacom, Spike TV. It makes sense...

Jul 23, 2014 7:09 pm

QUICK TWITT | Rampage Set To Meet With New Bellator Regime Friday

Bellator’s number one attraction, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has had a rough go of things when it comes to authority figures. However, in a recent tweet, the former UFC light-heavyweight champion gave fans a glimmer of hope. Check it: I'm going to check out this Scott Coker guy @bellatormma this Friday.. I'll let y'all know what's...

Jun 2, 2014 9:29 am

UFC and Bellator Going Head to Head on September 5th

The UFC announced its event yesterday; however they have yet to have any official bouts for the card. Bellator on the other hand has announced one bout: James Irvin vs. Brennan Ward. UFC Fight Night 50 takes place from Ledyard Connecticut, and will air on Fox Sports 1. Bellator 123 will be taking place from...

May 20, 2014 12:03 pm

New Bellator Champ Will Brooks Goes Off On Twitter

Will Brooks shocked the wold last Saturday when he upset Michael Chandler in the Bellator 120 co-main event. Now holding interim gold, the champ took to twitter to discuss the interesting predicament he finds himself in. check it: I honestly couldn't careless about what Bellator does next. I'll be here getting better and ready to...

May 17, 2014 10:18 pm

Bellator 120 Results: Rampage Earns Close Decision Victory Over ‘King Mo’

Rampage Jackson and King Mo capped off an entertaining night of fights tonight in Memphis. The duo fought diligently to impose their game plans, but it was the damage from Rampage’s strikes that reigned supreme over Mo’s aggressive wrestling. In the end Rampage Jackson walked away the victor, notching his third straight win since signing with...

May 16, 2014 11:25 am

Bellator Boss Says PPV Providers Are Backing Them Against The UFC

“Oh yeah, look, the ROI on this, so far has been spectacular. It goes deeper than that, it goes to what is happening with the affiliates. The affiliates right now are looking at a situation where the WWE is pulling out with the WWE Network, you know, and also at the same time, the UFC...

May 14, 2014 5:20 am

Bellator’s PPV Success Dependent On Former UFC, Strikeforce Stars

Just like that, the weight of Bellator MMA’s future on pay-per-view was placed squarely on the shoulders of two fighters who made their name in other promotions. Originally, the promotion wanted to focus Saturday’s card on the conclusion of the trilogy between lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler. That, though, was thrown by the...

May 12, 2014 1:07 pm

Dana White: ‘I don’t see Bellator as competition’

“It’s one of those things. Those guys, I don’t care about those guys. I don’t see them as competition whatsoever. I see that Bjork (Bjorn Rebney) has been saying a lot of stupid s–t lately, he’s in the press. He’s screaming for attention. Screaming for attention. Talking about New York and the union and he’s...

May 8, 2014 8:49 am

Bellator Stars Endorse New Gloves

Eye pokes have been a huge issue for the sport of MMA, but also an issue that’s extremely hard to alleviate. After all, how do you restrict a fighter’s fingers, without negating their ability to grapple? Well, it looks like Bellator and Everlast might have solved the problem. The “Powerlock” glove – a glove with...

Apr 18, 2014 6:37 pm

.gif | Bellator 117: Neves Elbows and Dances His Way to Victory against Arocho

Julio Cesar Neves has what it takes to get it done in the cage AND the dance floor. From half-guard, Neves was able to drive his elbow onto the head of unsuspecting Arocho. Neves never stopped throwing and landed about fifteen elbows before the fight was waved off. Check out the .GIF supplied by FanSided’s...

Mar 7, 2014 3:18 pm

War Machine Posts Some Crazy Threatening Video’s Then Withdraws From Bellator Tourny

The story title really has two different subject matters in it. For that I apologize, I just didn’t see the need to make two stories about War Machine today. In an odd move, one of Bellator’s, more recognizable welterweight’s, War Machine, has been posting troubling, some would even say, nonsensical babbling, video’s to his Youtube...