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Nov 6, 2012 8:05 am

VIDEO | Bellator 79 Full Event Highlight | MMA NEWS

The toughest tournament in sports continued, as two more fighters punched their tickets to the finals. Heavyweight Rich Hale came back in a big way, flooring Thiago Santos before finishing him with ground and pound to secure a finals spot. In a featherweight tilt, Shahbulat Shamhalaev scored an impressive first round knockout against fellow striker...

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 25, 2012 9:45 am

Bellator Making “Hard Push” To Keep Eddie Alvarez | MMA NEWS

“Talks have gone really well with Bellator and Eddie just wants to fight the best fighters he can, and get a contract he feels is fair, but I can tell you Bjorn has gone out of his way to make Eddie feel welcome and talks have gone well so far, so we’ll see what the...

Oct 22, 2012 10:30 am

Tate Blasts Bellator For Putting Female Champ On Undercard | MMA NEWS

“I cannot believe [Bellator] would allow [its] champion to be placed on the UN televised undercard in her hometown. A champion is a champion regardless if she is fighting up a weight, u use her image to promote the posters & then put her on the undercard?! Blows my mind. This is the 2nd time...

Oct 10, 2012 4:04 pm

VIDEO | Bellator Hits Spike TV With First Commercial | MMA NEWS

Coming Home Get More: Coming Home The original television home of Mixed Martial Arts, Spike TV, is set to launch its news promotional partnership with Bellator Fighting Championship this January and above is the first commercial for the debut.

Oct 8, 2012 11:36 am

Spike TV Announces Information Regarding Their Bellator Reality Show | MMA NEWS

As of January 2013 Spike TV will officially be free and clear of any and all obligations with the UFC. Plans have been in place for some time now to bring Bellator from their current home to Spike TV. There has also been rumors running rampant about a potential reality show similar to The Ultimate...

Sep 25, 2012 11:05 am

Bellator CEO Fires Back At Dana White For "Hypocritical Statement" | MMA NEWS

“It’s a very, very hypocritical statement. We had to go through the exact same process with Zuffa when we signed ‘King Mo.’ Zuffa released ‘King Mo’ Lawal on March 27, 2012. They went public with their release, they put it up on their own website, on UFC.com, Dana confirmed the release of ‘King Mo’ to...

Sep 13, 2012 1:57 pm

Bellator Champ Konrad Opts For Early Retirement, Says MMA Not His Passion | MMA NEWS

After two years of complete dominance inside the Bellator cage, the King is hanging up his crown as Bellator Heavyweight Champion Cole Konrad has officially retired from MMA. While the announcement was a shock to many, Konrad knew this decision was coming sooner than later. “This decision has been on my mind for a while,...

Aug 11, 2012 8:48 am

Bellator Adds Renato “Babalu” Sobral, Will Compete In Season 8 Tournament | MMA NEWS

Bellator Fighting Championships continues to bolster its already impressive roster as the promotion has announced the signing of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Renato “Babalu” Sobral to its Light Heavyweight roster. Still recovering from a hand injury suffered earlier this year, “Babalu” will make his Bellator debut in the Season 8 Light Heavyweight Tournament, which will...

Jul 13, 2012 3:39 am

Paul Daley To Make Debut At Bellator 72 | Bellator News

By Jamie McAllister Bellator Fighting Championships makes it’s return to “The Sunshine State” on Friday, July 20 for Bellator 72 from The USF Sun Dome in Tampa, FL. The Bellator 72 card features the finals of Season 6 Welterweight Tournament between Bryan Baker and Karl Amoussou. The card will also feature Paul Daley’s return to...

Jun 19, 2012 7:18 am

Brett Rogers 'Not Perfect' But Ready To 'Change And Make It Right' | Bellator News

By Jamie McAllister Bellator Heavyweight Brett Rogers in an interview with The MMA Hour. Once a contender in the Strikeforce Heavyweight division Rogers was released by the San Jose-based promotion on June 30, 2011 following his arrest for third-degree assault of his wife, which was then followed by another arrest for violating terms of his...

Jun 18, 2012 9:28 am

Bellator Signs Wrestling Phenom Shawn Bunch

By Jamie McAllister Bellator signs wrestler Shawn Bunch the news comes directly from Bellator.com Bellator Fighting Championships have agreed terms with decorated amateur wrestler Shawn Bunch. The former Olympic qualifier is now turning his attention solely toward Mixed Martial Arts and a future Bellator Bantamweight tournament. “I’ve had my sights set on Bellator for a...

Jun 15, 2012 2:48 pm

Explosive Welterweight Paul "Semtex" Daley Joins Bellator Fighting Championships

The Bellator Welterweight division just got even more explosive as feared British striker Paul “Semtex” Daley joins one of Bellator’s deepest divisions in a move that adds another world-class fighter to Bellator’s talent-laden roster. “I’ve been a Semtex fan for years,” said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. “He’s an incredibly explosive fighter who is...

Jun 5, 2012 9:02 am

Brett Rogers Signs With Bellator, Makes His Debut On June 22 | MMA NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Brett “Da Grim” Rogers Joins Bellator; Makes Debut June 22 at Bellator 71 To describe the career of Brett Rogers as a roller coaster ride could be considered a massive understatement. The former heavyweight title contender was at the top of the MMA food chain not long ago, but for a career...

May 18, 2012 6:38 pm

Exclusive | Ron Sparks pulled from Bellator 69 fight by doctor

Bellator heavyweight Ron Sparks was scheduled to fight Kevin Asplund tonight, but was pulled from the fight due to medical reasons. The doctors found something they felt warranted a trip to the emergency room. Early reports is that it involved Sparks’s pre-fight blood pressure. The latest word is that the fight is rescheduled, and will...

May 18, 2012 9:12 am

King Mo Bellator/TNA Deal Good for MMA | MMA NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: A common complaint of MMA fans, especially when Brock Lesnar made the jump from the WWE to the UFC in 2008, is to not associate Mixed Martial Arts with professional wrestling. “Wrestling’s fake”, “Only idiots watch wrestling”, etc. are among the comments that I’ve read over the years anytime professional wrestling is...

May 11, 2012 7:17 am

PHOTO | King Mo With Bellator and TNA Executives

It was announced yesterday that former Strikeforce champion “King Mo” inked a dual promotional deal with Bellator Fighting Championship and TNA wrestling. The new partnership is the first of its kind and Mo made an appearance on Spike TV last night with his two new bosses.

May 10, 2012 2:39 pm

"King Mo" Inks Deals with Bellator and TNA Pro Wrestling

In an unprecedented move – one of the biggest names in mixed martial arts, “King Mo” Lawal, has signed a deal to compete in Spike TV’s two major sports properties, Bellator Fighting Championships and TNA’s IMPACT Wrestling. King Mo will join the stars of TNA this summer and resume his mixed martial arts career next...

Apr 24, 2012 3:17 pm

Bellator Concedes | Hector Lombard UFC Bound

Bjorn Rebney, boss of Bellator Fighting, confirmed Tuesday that his best middleweight fighter Hector Lombard is headed to the UFC. As originally reported by Mike Chiapetta of MMA Fighting, The CEO of the up and coming Bellator had a chance to match the UFC’s offer but Rebney said the organization was incapable of matching the...

Apr 23, 2012 8:25 am

Bellator's Ron Sparks, "I'm not that so called safe fight"

(Louisville, KY) – Popular Bellator heavyweight Ron “The Monster” Sparks (8-1) has been fighting since he was a kid. He started as a kickboxing sparring partner for friends before stepping in to the ring to compete himself. It wasn’t until he first put on MMA gloves that he truly felt he was where he needed...