2334 Search Results for bellator

Feb 2, 2016 9:45 am

Benson Henderson gets immediate Bellator MMA title shot on April 22nd

Earlier this week it was announced that former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson had signed with Bellator MMA rather than re-signing with the UFC given that his contract was up. Henderson released a statement via his website announcing his signing, which included a ‘thank you’ to UFC President Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta....

Feb 2, 2016 8:17 am

Dana White discusses Benson Henderson signing with Bellator MMA

Monday afternoon Bellator MMA announced arguably their biggest signing in promotional history. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson shocked MMA fans as it was revealed that he will be leaving the UFC and had signed with Bellator MMA. Henderson was riding a 2-fight win streak in the UFC that saw him submit Brandon Thatch and...

Feb 1, 2016 11:17 am

BREAKING: Benson Henderson announces move to Bellator MMA

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson announced his move to Bellator MMA on Monday. The rumors and talks had been buzzing since Henderson’s contract with the UFC was up after defeating Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, South Korea. Henderson released the news on his personal website blog stating the following:...

Jan 30, 2016 7:44 am

REPLAY! Paul Daley gets walk-off KO at Bellator 148

Paul Daley vs Andy Uhrich #Bellator148 pic.twitter.com/86KxhugnQC — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) January 30, 2016 Last night at Bellator 148, Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley managed to prove once again that he has incredible power in his hands. Daley landed an uppercut that sent Andy Uhrich to the canvas out cold. Josh Koscheck was at the event, and witnessed...

Jan 29, 2016 9:02 am

LOL! Tito Ortiz and Bellator employees stuck in elevator

We are stuck elevator. HELP!!!! A video posted by titoortiz1999 (@titoortiz1999) on Jan 29, 2016 at 7:52am PST While giving away free tickets to Bellator 149 former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, who currently fights for Bellator MMA, found himself trapped in an elevator with half a dozen Bellator MMA employees. Ortiz captured the moment on...

Jan 28, 2016 9:46 am

WATCH! So you’re telling me there’s a chance, Kurt Angle on fighting for Bellator

Well, the chances are greater than one out of a million. Check out professional and Olympic gold wrestler Kurt Angle talk about his role with Bellator MMA and the slight possibility of the legendary wrestler stepping into the cage to fight. The 47-year-old Olympian admits that if he were to fight, it wouldn’t be against...

Jan 25, 2016 9:50 am

Bellator 149 Promo Video: When Legends Collide

On February 19th, legends will collide at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock will complete the final chapter of their epic rivalry. Then, Kimbo Slice and DADA 5000 will face-off in a battle years in the making. Want to watch the event live? Tickets are on sale for this Houston...

Jan 7, 2016 11:33 am

Royce Gracie training with kickboxing champion for Ken Shamrock bout at Bellator 149

MMA legends Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock will meet for the third time in their professional careers at Bellator 149 on Feb. 19 in Houston, Texas. Gracie who helped put jiu-jitsu in the spotlight in the early days of MMA has been training with veteran kickboxing champion Joe Schilling for his upcoming bout with Shamrock....

Dec 31, 2015 8:17 am

Is Fedor Bellator bound?

Earlier this morning fight fans witnessed the impressive return of Fedor Emelianenko. ‘The Last Emperor’ managed to pick up an impressive 1st round TKO win over a much larger Jaideep Singh. Of course after the bout the MMA community as well as most of Twitter went wild with talks of “Fedor’s back!” One interesting thing...

Dec 24, 2015 9:47 am

Kimbo Slice wants the Bellator heavyweight championship

While Kimbo Slice is coming off a TKO win over Ken Shamrock, and is currently booked to fight ‘Dada 5000’ on February 19th at Bellator 149, he’s already setting his sights on a much bigger goal, the Bellator MMA heavyweight championship. Slice spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss why winning the Bellator heavyweight championship, or even...

Dec 8, 2015 9:50 am

Newly minted heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury in talks with Bellator MMA

Just a little more than a week has passed since Tyson Fury upset Wladimir Klitschko to take the WBA, WBO and IBF titles. The outspoken boxing champion who previously called out Cain Velasquez when he held the UFC heavyweight championship belt has again sparked interest in fighting MMA’s best. Fury was a guest on the...

Dec 5, 2015 8:15 am

REPLAY! Josh Thomson TKO’s opponent at Bellator 147

Last night Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson stepped into the Bellator MMA cage to fight Pablo Villaseca at Bellator 147 in front of his hometown fans. Thomson ultimately ended up getting the 2nd round TKO win, which you can see above!

Dec 3, 2015 9:53 am

Will Benson Henderson be heading over to fight for Bellator?

There has been a lot of speculation as to who former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be fighting for in his next bout. With “Smooth” looking to “test the market,” fight promoters outside of the UFC are salivating to pick up the former lightweight champ including Korean-based promotion Road FC and now Bellator. Bellator...

Nov 20, 2015 8:02 pm

Bellator 146 results: Manhoef gets walk-off KO

In the main event of Bellator 146 Melvin Manhoef found himself rocked by Hisaki Kato in the 1st round. While Manhoef seemed close to being dropped, he fought on and clipped Kato with a big left hand that left Kato out cold on the canvas. Manhoef eyes down Kato as Big John McCarthy steps in...

Nov 20, 2015 7:26 pm

Bellator 146 results: Bubba Jenkins wins via split decision

Bubba Jenkins and Jordan Parsons went to WAR on the main card of Bellator 146. It was a back and forth fight that had the judges split. Ultimately 2 of 3 judges scored the bout in favor of Bubba Jenkins. Jenkins had Parsons nearly starched in the 2nd round, but somehow Parsons survived and managed...

Nov 20, 2015 6:56 pm

Bellator 146 results: Chidi Njokuani wins via decision

It was a close one between Chidi Njokuani and Ricky Rainey on the main card of Bellator 146. Ultimately, while the commentators, the crowd, and Ricky Rainey disagreed with the decision, the judges scored the fight in favor of Chidi Njokuani. The win was the first of Njokuani’s Bellator MMA career. How did you score...