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Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Tito Ortiz explains his side of the bizarre Bellator brawl

Ten days ago, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz stepped into the Bellator cage with fellow MMA veteran Stephan Bonnar to announce their November 15 fight in San Diego, California. What happened during the “promotion” of their upcoming bout could only be described as bizarre and included the unveiling of a masked man. “The...

Sep 15, 2014 9:36 am

Dana White Believes Bellator Cost Eddie Alvarez Some Of His Best Years

Earlier this month Bellator MMA President Scott Coker released Eddie Alvarez from his Bellator contract, and gave the lightweight champion his blessings to fight for the UFC. Alvarez signed with the UFC the very same day, and signed on to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178. What was shocking about Alvarez signing was that he...

Sep 12, 2014 8:09 pm

“Bellator 124” Results: Newton Does It Again! KOs Beltran with Spinning Backfist

At Bellator 106, Emanuel Newton shocked the world of mixed martial arts when he knocked King Mo out with a spinning back fist in the first round. Tonight, Newton sent Beltran crashing to the mat with ANOTHER spinning back fist. Emanuel Newton has retained his Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship. The fight was moving at a...

Sep 12, 2014 6:59 pm

“Bellator 124” Results: Davis Smothers Rodrigues, Picks Up Decision Win

The casual mixed martial arts fan may not have appreciated this bout, but a diehard would have noticed the skill it took from LC Davis to shut Zeilton Rodrigues down the entire fight. Rodrigues had nothing for Davis throughout their fifteen minutes of fighting. Davis took him down at will and transitioned to side control...

Sep 12, 2014 4:45 pm

“Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran” Event Results

Bellator 124 is LIVE from the Compuware Arena in Plymouth Township, Michigan! The main event will feature a championship bout between Emanuel Newton and Joey Beltran. Also featured on the card is the son of MMA legend Randy Couture, Ryan Couture! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results! Spike at 9 p.m ET Emanuel Newton...

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...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Bellator MMA: Uncut – Bellator 123

Exclusive behind-the-scenes action from Bellator 123 live from Mohegan Sun Arena – Friday, September 5th on Spike TV. Episode includes Joe Warren, Tamdan McCrory, Bobby Lashley, Patricio Pitbull & more!

Sep 9, 2014 5:15 pm

Brian Rogers Now Set To Face Brazilian Striker Rafael Carvalho At Bellator 125

The opponent changes continue for Brian Rogers, as the Ohio native is now set to take on Brazilian striker Rafael Carvalho after Brett Cooper has withdrawn from the fight due to a back injury suffered in training, After originally preparing to face James Irvin at Bellator 125 on September 19th, Rogers will once again prepare...

Sep 9, 2014 5:09 pm

Bellator 126 Finalized With 11 Bouts

A storm is heading to Phoenix as Alexander Shlemenko will return to the Bellator cage on Friday, September 26th to defend his Bellator middleweight title against Brandon Halsey live on Spike TV from Grand Canyon University Arena. The event will also feature the Bellator Lightweight Tournament Final and a full preliminary card. Former heavyweight tournament...

Sep 9, 2014 4:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar Apologizes To Bellator Boss For Tito Stunt

“Scott Coker, I apologize to you. It never crossed my mind that you would get blamed for it. I thought people would realize it’s me from the get-go.” “This was 100 percent our stunt, and just the fact that they think that him and Spike TV collaborated and wrote this up, c’mon. It’s (Coker’s) first...

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.