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Nov 18, 2014 10:40 am

Scott Coker launches a new era of Bellator MMA

We can now say the Scott Coker era of Bellator MMA is officially here following Bellator 131 this last Saturday. Http://BloodyElbow.com was able to speak to the man himself backstage after the show to get his thooughts on upcoming events, the future of Japanese MMA, and the rebirth of Bellator.

Nov 17, 2014 8:07 pm

Did Ortiz play tricks to keep Bonnar awake prior to Bellator 131?

The night before his Bellator 131 bout against Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar found himself on the wrong end of several bizarre circumstances that caused him to get little sleep the night before his highly anticipated fight against Tito Ortiz. He recounts the situation to MMAJunkie. “One of the reasons I was tired was some bizarre...

Nov 17, 2014 9:54 am

Michael Chandler on bizarre Bellator 131 loss: “I don’t remember much”

Michael Chandler was on the receiving end of one of the most bizarre knockouts in MMA history this past Saturday when he was KO’d by Will Brooks (See that HERE). Following the bout, Chandler spoke to Sherdog to discuss the strange KO. “It’s a loss, it was a hard one to take. I showed up...

Nov 17, 2014 5:01 am

Bellator unveils four title fights in early 2015

After a successful Bellator 131 event last night, Bellator is looking to keep the momentum rolling as the year draws to a close. Bellator revealed four title fights in early 2015 via a press release, which was obtained by MMAMania. To kick off the new year Bellator will hold Bellator 132 on January 16th, which...

Nov 16, 2014 5:16 pm

Bellator signs 18 year old Wrestling standout

Bellator MMA has signed Wrestling phenom Aaron Pico to a “long term contract” according to an announcement made Saturday night. The announcement was obtained by MMAFighting. “When it comes to any big decision I make, I sit down with my family, my management team at Zinkin and the people that are around me that I...

Nov 16, 2014 3:34 pm

Bellator 131 Salaries: Ortiz Tops Payroll With $300k

Last night Bellator held arguably their biggest event ever, Bellator 131, which featured a main-event bout between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar. Today the salaries for the event were disclosed by the CSAC to Sherdog, and unsurprisingly Tito Ortiz topped the $632,600 disclosed payroll. Interestingly however, according to MMAJunkie, Ortiz purse was not doubled as...

Nov 15, 2014 9:16 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Ortiz Dominates Bonnar In Bellator Main Event

The build up to Stephan Bonnar and Tito Ortiz’s light heavyweight fight may have seemed a little odd, but their fight certainly lived up to the hype. They duked it out in the middle of the cage tonight with the crowd solidly behind Tito Ortiz. Bonnar, as promised, was cut open and laughed through it....

Nov 15, 2014 8:32 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Brooks Stuns Chandler and Wins Lightweight Title!

There is just something about Michael Chandler title fights that just screams “TRILOGY”. His bout tonight with Will Brooks was one of the most exciting lightweight title fights in the history of Bellator and it showed that Brooks initial victory was not a fluke. The first round was simply a feeling out process. Due to...

Nov 15, 2014 7:28 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Schilling Sends Manhoef Crashing to the Canvas in Round 2

This bout could have possibly taken place at “GLORY 17: Last Man Standing” earlier this year. Both Schilling and Manhoef competed in the one night kickboxing tournament, but Manhoef would lose in the quarterfinals. Schilling, however, made it to the finals only to lose to Artem Levin. This bout was strike heavy and may as...

Nov 15, 2014 7:00 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Richman KOs Phan in Round 1

Richman ended this one QUICK! Richman caught Phan off guard with a simple left hook. Phan fell to his bum and tried to get back up to his feet, it almost looked as if he had slipped. However, once he got back to his feet he wobbled around and Richman proceeded to clobber him with...

Nov 15, 2014 6:35 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Lawal Dominates Vedepo, Earns TKO Win

The fight played out exactly how experts said it would: Lawal dominating Vedepo in every aspect. Rounds one and two kicked off with immediate takedowns from Lawal, to which Vedepo had no chance of stopping. Every single time Vedepo tried to get back to his feet, Lawal would grab a leg push him up against...

Nov 15, 2014 2:26 pm

‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Official Results

Bellator Mixed Martial Arts returns to action this evening with ‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’. Fight fans can join BJPENN.COM for our live stream (where available) and live results. The festivities kick off at 6:45 p.m. PT. MAIN CARD: (Spike TV, 9 p.m. ET) Tito Ortiz def. Stephan Bonnar by way of Split Decision (30-27,...

Nov 11, 2014 5:29 pm

Bellator Champ Will Brooks ‘Not Impressed With Unprofessional Bonnar’

“I think that just put an ugly look on the promotion. That approach [Bonnar] was allowed to take as far as bringing in his buddy [former UFC talent Justin McCully], doing that whole pro wrestling skit type of deal, I think that really turned a lot of people off. That’s not fair to the other...

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...

Nov 10, 2014 9:01 pm

Bellator 131’s Mike Richman Looking Forward To “Early TKO Finish” This Saturday

Mich Richman is currently gearing up for his Bellator 131 bout against Nam Phan this Saturday. Leading up to the bout many are wondering how Richman will combat Phan’s exciting brawler-esque style. Richman spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his gameplan for the bout. “It’s perfect for me to put on one of those types of...

Nov 9, 2014 4:17 pm

Tito Ortiz Reveals Intricate Plan Used To Lure Stephan Bonnar To Bellator

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz is set to face multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 this Friday. Leading up to the bout there has been trash talk on both sides, including the infamous scuffle in the cage. Ortiz explained the intricacies of his extravagant plan he used to get Stephan Bonnar to...

Nov 6, 2014 2:20 pm

Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar To Air On Viacom’s 5* In The United Kingdom

The highly-anticipated “Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar” fight card will air in the U.K. on Sunday, November 16 at 9pm on Viacom’s 5*. This marks the first time a Bellator event will air on the popular British broadcast network. “We are very pleased to have one of the UK’s most popular free-to-air networks airing one...

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

California Suspends, Fines Four Bellator 127 Fighters

The California State Athletic Commission has formally suspended, and fined, four Bellator 127 drug test violators for the use of banned substances during competition. Bellator 127 took place on October 3, from the Pechanga Resort & Casino. Ultimate Fighter/UFC vet Rob Emerson (pictured) was fined $2,500.00 and suspended 270 days. Nick Moghaddam was fined $1,000.00 and...

Nov 3, 2014 4:06 pm

Joe Vedepo Steps In To Fight King Mo At Bellator 131

After Tom DeBlass withdrew from his Bellator 131 bout against King Mo last week with a nasty cut above his eye (See that HERE) fans were left to wonder who would step in to fight King Mo on less than 2-weeks notice. Bellator announced earlier today that Joe Vedepo has stepped up, and will be...