198 Search Results for bjorn rebney

Jun 18, 2014 6:14 pm

LEAKED! – Rebney’s Scripted Hype Video That Viacom Threw Away

Our good friends over at Middleeasy have got their hands on this video that Bjorn Rebney tried to push on SPIKE TV. Zeus, of Middleeasy shares the story: The story behind this promo is Bjorn Rebney wanted to show the media how great of a rapport he had with his staff and fighters. In order...

Jun 18, 2014 5:43 pm

WSOF Exec: Rebney’s Release Is Freedom From Slavery, A Victory For MMA

“Today is victory for all of MMA – for me, for you, for all the fighters. Today should be (named) MMA Independence Day. Freedom from slavery, freedom from abuse, freedom from shadiness – this guy left. I don’t want to say his name – just MMA fans should be happy, and I’m very sure a...

Jun 18, 2014 12:53 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Rebney’s Termination

Earlier today we learned that Viacom was taking their MMA company serious for once, and as a result they got rid of their plague of bad executives. A top the termination list was company founder, Bjorn Rebney. The MMA world reacted: Regardless of what went on ,it was Fun building this company w You @BjornRebney...

Jun 18, 2014 12:22 pm

QUICK TWITT | Rampage & King Mo Engage In Twitter Beef Following Rebney Exodus

Two of Bellator’s biggest stars, Rampage Jackson and King Mo Lawal just can’t seem to get a long. In their latest spat, the light-heavyweight duo took to twitter in the post-Rebney era to discuss Rampage’s recent hint at retirement. Check it: @Rampage4real so now u feel some typa way cuz your dick rider got fired...


May 19, 2014 6:19 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To ‘King Mo’ Calling Bjorn A D!ck Rider

Last Saturday on pay-per-view, Rampage Jackson stretched his winning streak to three-straight with his decision victory over ‘King Mo’. However, Mo started throwing profanities all over the place following the judges decision. He also took shots at the Bellator President, Bjorn Rebney. The MMA world took to twitter with their reactions: Hahahahhaha I'm dancing on...

May 19, 2014 6:16 am

Rebney Bashes UFC Pay-Per-Views, Says They Don’t Even Belong On FOX Sports 1

“I used to watch the UFC years ago, and I used to buy pay-per-views when they were significant and every pay-per-view had big fights on it, but that’s not the case anymore. They do one every three weeks, and some of them, I’m like, ‘I wouldn’t watch that if it was on (FOX Sports 1).’”...

May 19, 2014 6:12 am

Rebney Agrees With Bellator 120 Judges

“I scored it the way the judges scored it. I thought [Lawal] convincingly won the first and ‘Rampage’ convincingly won the second, and I thought, look, you had to watch the third real close. There were some takedowns. It’s a tough one to call, but I scored it the way the judges scored it.” Bellator...

Feb 21, 2014 9:46 am

Dana White Blasts Bellator: ‘Rebney is out of his F***ing Mind’

Dana White covered a number of topics at the UFC 170 pre-fight media scrum, and one of the notable topics was Bellator. When asked about Bellator MMA President Bjorn Rebney’s claims that they are “going after everybody,” White launched into a verbal tirade regarding the promotion. “Guys are trying to fucking get out of that...

Feb 19, 2014 9:50 am

Rebney Talks Tito’s Uncertain Future With Bellator

“I’ve been having a good number of conversations with Tito. The prior neck injury was disturbing, but we’ve gotten past that. The fracture was really disturbing because of the potential for paralysis under a worse-case scenario. We’re doing a pretty exhaustive series of tests to see if he’s fine, because we want to be 100...

Feb 17, 2014 3:56 pm

Bellator Not Stopping At Melendez: ‘We’re Going After Everybody’ Says Rebney

There’s a new player in the MMA world of promoting and they are no longer being shy about their long-term goals and ambitions. The Viacom owned Bellator promotion recently snagged up their latest UFC star in the form of the highly ranked lightweight fighting machine, Gilbert Melendez. While the UFC still has rights to match...

Jan 23, 2014 6:10 am

Rebney Defends Strauss vs. Curran III Booking

During a conference call, Bellator MMA president Bjorn Rebney discussed a rematch between Daniel Straus and Pat Curran. The last time the two faced off Straus came out victorious via a controversial decision. So controversial that Rebney felt that the more logical matchup would be a rematch between the two rather that pitting Straus up...

Jan 21, 2014 7:51 am

WSOF calls Rebney a Candyass for turning down challenge

By Evan Stoumbels A short while ago WSOF President Ray Sefo and executive Vice President as well a matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz issued a winner take all card against their rival promotion Bellator. Bellator had not responded to the challenge until recently when President Bjorn Rebney spoke on a Bellator conference call recently, saying: “Look, and...

Aug 8, 2013 5:31 am

Bellator President Rebney takes shot at Sonnen/UFC

Bellator President Bjorn Rebney spoke to the media on Monday and defended the way his company did business in regards to title fights, and at the same time took a shot at Chael Sonnen and the UFC: “Our point of difference is that we’re real sports competition, and when it boils down to world title...

Oct 29, 2012 9:00 am

Bellator Boss Rebney Reports Lombard Got $400k Signing Bonus From UFC | UFC NEWS

Former Bellator middleweight champion, Hector Lombard, recently defected from his promotional home to the UFC. At the time Lombard was in the midst of a 25 fight unbeaten streak and as a result had become one of the hottest free agents on the market. According to Bellator CEO, Bjorn Rebney, the UFC made his champion...

Oct 23, 2012 11:44 am

Rebney Rebuts Tate Rant, Explains Decision For Gurgel Placement | MMA NEWS

Yesterday afternoon we released a statement from Miesha Tate firing off at the Bellator promotion for putting their female champ on the undercard of this Friday’s event. The Bellator boss, Bjorn Rebney, responded through MMA Fighting shortly after and here it is: “Zoila’s been plagued by injury after injury over the last 19 months, having...

Aug 30, 2015 10:47 pm

Scott Coker breaks down his first year as Bellator Boss

It has been just over a year since Scott Coker marched in to Bellator and turned it into the company it is today. Gone are the days of seasons and tournaments; Bellator operates just like any other mainstream mixed martial arts company would with regular numbered shows and super-cards. Coker recently sat down to discuss...

Dec 28, 2014 8:09 am

Rampage’s Manager Talks Split From Bellator

Since leaving Bellator MMA and re-signing with the UFC, Rampage Jackson has spoken about his departure from Bellator vaguely, saying that they weren’t honoring his contract, and as a result he terminated it. Now, Rampage’s manager, Lee Gwynn is discussing the matter, and why he believes that the issues sprouted in the first place when...

Dec 21, 2014 10:48 am

Rampage Jackson Releases Official Statement Regarding UFC Signing

Yesterday it was announced that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson would be returning to the UFC, leaving Bellator MMA after going 3-0 with the promotion. Today Rampage sent out the following Tweet, linking to a statement on his website. Rampagejackson.com. Official statement on my UFC signing and what's happening at http://t.co/2iCm2dLQDw (so Scott Coker can shut up)...

Dec 20, 2014 9:40 am

Is Rampage Back?

MMA fights fans haven’t seen former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson inside the cage since his three-round unanimous decision win over Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 in May of 2014. That victory was expected to propel “Rampage” in to a light heavyweight title match against current Bellator champion Emanuel Newton. However, after former Bellator...

Nov 18, 2014 8:17 am

Rampage admits he should have stayed with UFC ‘devil’

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (35-11 MMA, 3-0 BFC) has not been seen in MMA action since scoring a decision win over Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 in May of 2014. That victory was expected to boost Jackson in to a title fight against current Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton. However, after former Bellator chairman Bjorn...

Oct 27, 2014 9:02 pm

Scott Coker Unveils Plans For Bellator In 2015

Since Scott Coker took over control of Bellator from Bjorn Rebney earlier this year he has been a busy man, and doesn’t plan on slowing down in the new year. Coker spoke to Heidi Fang of MMAFightCorner to discuss his plans for the promotion in 2015. “Basically, Bellator will go once a month for its...

Oct 14, 2014 7:21 pm

Bellator Champ Will Brooks Ticked Off Over This Poster, And Much More!

Under the Bjorn Rebney regime, one would expect such treatment of Will Brooks, but I must admit, similar gameplay under Coker’s watch is a bit surprising. The promotion’s interim lightweight champ (and only champion of the division, following the departure of Eddie Alvarez), Will Brooks, pictured behind Michael Chandler above, is tired of being disrespected...

Sep 22, 2014 10:50 am

BLOCKED! Spike TV Running Eddie Alvarez Special During UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez was recently released from Bellator MMA after a lengthy contract dispute that went back to Bjorn Rebney’s time with the promotion. Scott Coker recently released Alvarez unconditionally, and wished him all the best in his fighting future. The very same day that Alvarez was released, the UFC signed Alvarez and placed him in...

Sep 17, 2014 3:43 pm

Melendez Responds To Alvarez’ Trash Talking

Gilbert Melendez fired back at Eddie Alvarez today after Alvarez had quite a strong reaction to Melendez comments that Alvarez had lost the spring in his step. Melendez fired back at Alvarez via MMAJunkie Radio today saying: “Lately, I’ve seen him fight, and again, I think he lost his (step), and he’s been off my...

Sep 10, 2014 4:01 pm

Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson 2 almost happened at Bellator 123

Former Bellator matchmaker, Sam Caplan was recently interviewed by Sherdog and shared some interesting stories regarding his time with the promotion. Among these, was a story from just months ago, on how Bellator almost had Kimbo Slice convinced to make a return to Mixed Martial Arts: “I wanted Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson for Bellator 123. That was...