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Sep 9, 2014 3:28 pm

Coker Explains Beltran’s Bellator Title Shot

Former UFC light-heavyweight Joey Beltran may be a journeyman by most accounts, but his entertaining, kill or be-killed style, grants him the credibility to sometimes be the exception, rather than the rule. The “Mexicutioner” is set to fight for the Bellator light-heavyweight title and with a record of just 2-5-1 over his last eight bouts...

Sep 7, 2014 7:57 am

Ratings Report: UFC/Bellator Go Head-To-Head, Here’s The Numbers

The UFC scheduled an event on the same night, in the same town, as Bellator did. UFC Fight Night 50 and Bellator 123 went head to head on Friday night. Here are the preliminary ratings for each event. UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi had a .54 rating for its main card, which aired...

Sep 6, 2014 11:23 pm

Coker & Chou Bring Magic Back To Friday Night Fights with Bellator 123

Friday September 5th was an amazing night to be a fan of mixed martial arts. On an evening that played host to over twenty MMA fights between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator, the biggest winners were backstage at Bellator in Connecticut. Bellator President Scott Coker and matchmaker Rich Chou brought an amazing night of...

Sep 6, 2014 12:02 am

REPLAY! Bonnar vs. Ortiz Bellator Brawl

During tonight’s Bellator 123 broadcast, Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar stepped into the cage to announce their upcoming fight. Chaos ensued.


Sep 5, 2014 7:08 pm

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar Brawl in the Cage at Bellator 123

In between fights at tonight’s “Bellator 123” event, Bellator President Scott Coker announced that on Saturday November 15th, MMA Hall of Famers Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar will duke it out in Bellator! Bonnar and Ortiz met in the middle of the cage and Bonnar was given an open microphone and proceeded to tear Ortiz...

Sep 5, 2014 6:45 pm

Bellator 123 Results: King Mo Clobbers Jacoby in Round 2, Earns TKO Win

Muhammed Lawal is back to his winning ways inside the Bellator cage with his TKO victory against Dustin Jacoby tonight at Bellator 123. As expected, wrestling standout King Mo took striker Dustin Jacoby down to the mat and tried to soften him up with ground-and-pound. Jacoby worked off his back and eventually made it back...

Sep 5, 2014 6:08 pm

Bellator 123 Results: McCrory Brutally TKOs Ward in 21 Seconds

Tamdan McCrory picked up the quickest victory of the night on tonight’s main card with his first round knockout. McCrory was backed up against the fence for a quick second but caught Ward with a punch that made him back up and wobble. McCrory continued to press forward and dropped him with a seven-punch combination...

Sep 5, 2014 5:54 pm

Bellator 123 Results: Lashley Makes Burns Tap Out in Second Round

Bobby Lashley’s Bellator debut was as big of a success as he could have hoped for, earning a stoppage in the second round against Josh Burns It was clear that Josh Burns and Bobby Lashley were nowhere near the likes of Cheick Kongo in terms of skill inside the cage, but it was an attraction...

Sep 5, 2014 5:20 pm

Bellator 123 Results: Kongo Easily Submits Johnson in First Round

Cheick Kongo picked up his second stoppage in a row tonight against veteran Lavar Johnson. Johnson stated “This can be a short fight if Cheick Kongo cooperates”, and Kongo refused to cooperate. Kongo ducked and dodged all of Johnson’s wild punches until Johnson eventually overthrew to the point where he fell down. Kongo hopped on...

Sep 5, 2014 2:49 pm

‘Bellator 123: Curran vs. Pitbull 2’ Official Results

Today on SPIKE TV, Bellator returns to action with one of their best cards of 2014, and they’re going head to head with the UFC. If you cannot make the event, or just need to catch up on results, you’re in the right place. Bellator 123 goes down from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn....

Sep 4, 2014 3:59 pm

Bellator 123 Official Weigh-In Results – All Make Weight

As part of tomorrow night’s MMA Double-Header, Bellator MMA hits Connecticut with “Bellator 123: Curran vs. Freire”. All fighters made their contracted weight, making tomorrow night’s stacked event official. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (Spike TV, 8 p.m. ET) Champ Pat Curran (144.75) vs. Patricio Freire (145) – for featherweight title Dustin Jacoby (203.75) vs....

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...

Aug 30, 2014 1:36 pm

Bonnar Intentionally Released By Dana White To Go Beat Up Ortiz In Bellator

Earlier this week we reported that Stephan Bonnar was packing up and heading back to SPIKE TV under the Bellator MMA banner. Now we have a statement from the UFC boss, explaining why he allowed his contracted Hall-Of-Fame fighter to jump the promotional ship, and it’s all about his longtime nemesis in Tito Ortiz. Via...

Aug 28, 2014 3:25 pm

King Mo Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With Bellator

As King Mo prepares for his September 5th battle with Dustin Jacoby, the former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion has a much clearer outlook on his future, as King Mo has signed a long-term-extension with Bellator that will keep the Mayweather Boxing Club product inside the Bellator cage for years to come. “This was one of...

Aug 28, 2014 12:33 pm

13 Released From Bellator Roster, Including Former Champion

Under the expert guidance of new president Scott Coker, Bellator MMA is continuing to make loads of changes as they push towards a new start at success. Part of those changes, unfortunately, are fighter cuts. In a report coming out of sherdog.com, the promotion has confirmed the release of 13 fighters, including former light-heavyweight champion...

Aug 28, 2014 9:20 am

Bellator Inks #6 Ranked Analisa Bucci To Featherweight Roster

The roster additions continue for Bellator as the promotion has added the #6 ranked featherweight in the world as Annalisa Bucci (7-3) has joined Bellator and will compete in the United States for the first time in her career. “I feel extremely honored, excited and thankful to be part of the first group of females,...

Aug 22, 2014 11:24 am

Strauss, Parisyan, Grove Inked For Bellator’s So-Cal Return

Bellator 127 is now set as the promotion will return to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus will battle Justin Wilcox in the main event live on Spike TV. Tickets for the event are on sale now and are available at the Pechanga Box Office, Pechanga.com or Bellator.com....

Aug 21, 2014 1:07 pm

2013 Female Fighter Of The Year Winner Inks Deal With Bellator

Just days after Bellator President Scott Coker reinstated the women’s division to Bellator by bringing in top featherweights Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd, Bellator has a new addition to the roster as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Talita Nogueira (6-0) has joined the promotion. Currently ranked in the Top 10 Featherweight rankings, the multiple-time jiu-jitsu champion will...

Aug 21, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT | Phil Baroni Released From Bellator

Longtime MMA Veteran, Phil Baroni has just been cut from his latest promotional home over at Bellator MMA. He was just one-fight into his Bellator deal. Baroni, last saw action last month in a first round losing effort to Karo Parisyan. The UFC veteran cites his support for the recently detained War Machine as the...

Aug 21, 2014 5:02 am

Coker Planning 16 Events In 2015 For Bellator Reboot

“The first thing we had to change was the tournament format. Which we did. The second thing is we have to go and recruit the top talent and cultivate the talent we have here now. And the third thing was the staff running 10 shows in a row. Talk about a burnout. We had to...

Aug 20, 2014 9:37 am

Paul Daley Tells Bellator To Back Off Of Manhoef Fight

Newly appointed Bellator President Scott Coker has been working on getting bigger and better fights set up for the organization, and his latest idea, set for November, would be one heck of a fight. Coker spoke about his plans to put Paul Daley against Melvin Manhoef for the MMA Hour: “Paul, pending his September 12th...

Aug 19, 2014 12:08 pm

BREAKING: Bellator Releases Eddie Alvarez Unconditionally

After a long back and forth battle with the promotion he fought for, Eddie Alvarez has been unconditionally released by Bellator. The Bellator champion was released by Bellator CEO Scott Coker earlier this morning. Earlier in the year it looked as if Alvarez would get his wish and he would be released, however Bellator exercised...

Aug 19, 2014 5:02 am

Eddie Alvarez Under Contract With Bellator, But “Lawyers Are Talking”

“They’re talking about a couple of different options. Right now, that’s where it is.” Asked to characterize the lawyers’ discussions, Coker said, “I don’t want to speculate as to what’s going to happen. But I know that they’re talking.” Coker spoke with MMAJunkie about Bellator’s current relationship with Champion Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez was trying to...