217 Search Results for kongo

Oct 19, 2011 6:47 am

Kongo vs. Mitrione Promoted To UFC 137 Co-Main Event

With the news that UFC 137 lost its original main event, the entire card has been reshuffled to accommodate the absence of GSP vs. Condit. First on the list, was filling the main-event slot with Penn vs. Diaz and now the UFC has apparently decided on their co-headliner and it comes in the form of...

Oct 17, 2011 5:00 pm

Mitrione Feels Dangerous: Ready to take out Kongo in spectacular fashion

“I promise you I’m ready to scrap. I’ve put in so much work. I’m ready, I’m excited, I’m not overtrained. I feel l’m ready to go. I’m going to give a wonderful performance. If Cheick wins, damn good job but I really feel I’m going to give a hell of a run for it. I...

Jun 27, 2017 8:06 am

Roy Nelson gets opponent for Bellator debut on September 23

The latest in the long procession of former UFC fighters to make the jump to Bellator MMA is The Ultimate Fighter season 10 winner and long-time heavyweight contender Roy Nelson. News of Nelson’s move to Bellator was first reported by Ariel Helwani in late May, though the details of his debut remained hazy at that...

May 11, 2017 9:40 am

Frank Mir to lock horns with Chael Sonnen in grappling match

Though Chael Sonnen is currently spearheading his own submission grappling league in Submission Underground (SUG), he is also staying busy on the competitive grappling circuit through his involvement in other promotions. This September, for example, he was supposed to compete under the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) banner, where he was expected to battle American...

Mar 24, 2017 11:57 am

VIDEO | Fighters get fight off to early start at GLORY weigh-ins

https://www.facebook.com/GLORYSportsInternationalOfficial/videos/1278311648916866/ GLORY 39 Brussels and the GLORY 39 SuperFight Series is set to take place on Saturday, March 25. The premiere kickboxing league will be making its way back to the Capital of Europe after nearly five years from their sole appearance in Brussels. Those in attendance for the weigh-in on Friday got a little...

Mar 21, 2017 5:54 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione rebooked as co-headliner for Bellator 180

Yesterday afternoon, we learned that Bellator MMA will be heading to New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden on June 24. The ever-growing promotion will do so with Bellator 180, a pay-per-view card that will be headlined by a long-awaited light heavyweight showdown between three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and Pride legend Wanderlei Silva....

Mar 15, 2017 10:09 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva to battle Vitaly Minakov in Russia

Despite being a tough 1-6-1 in his last 8 fights, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva shows no signs of slowing down. Some five months removed from his corruption filled loss to Ivan Shtyrkov in Russia’s Titov Boxing Promotion, the Brazilian heavyweight will once again fight in the country, this time against former...

Feb 25, 2017 12:17 am

Chael Sonnen opens up on attempt to step in for Matt Mitrione against Fedor Emelianenko

Earlier this month at Bellator 172, UFC veteran Matt Mitrione was set to step into the Bellator MMA cage against MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko for a highly anticipated scrap that would serve as Emelianenko’s return to the United States following his return to MMA at the end of 2015. Unfortunately after months of buildup, training,...

Feb 23, 2017 8:48 am

Bellator 172 salaries

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for Bellator 172, for a fight card which was initially supposed to be headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione, where the MMA icon would be stepping into the Bellator MMA cage for his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut, as well as his first fight in the United...

Jan 25, 2017 8:06 am

“King Mo” roasts “Rampage” with hilarious procession of Instagram posts

Back in May of 2014, light heavyweight legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeated Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal with a contentious unanimous decision. Last weekend, during the Bellator 170 broadcast, it announced that the two fan favorites will rematch at heavyweight in the main event of Bellator 175 on March 31. Rampage and King Mo’s trash talk began...

Jan 11, 2017 1:02 pm

The 10 best comebacks in UFC history

There is nothing quite like a good comeback in a fight. Watching a fighter bounce back from the brink of a stoppage or a massive deficit on the scorecards to land a game-changing punch or lock up a submission is an absolute thrill. This week, we’ve decided to celebrate these incredible momentum swings by compiling...

Oct 21, 2016 7:05 am

Bobby Lashley More Interested in Fedor Fight than Bellator Heavyweight Title Shot

There is a long history of professional wrestlers attempting to try their hand at MMA. On several occasions, these wrestlers have realized mountainous heights, like Brock Lesnar did when he won the UFC heavyweight title. On other occasions, their MMA forays have been downright disasters, like CM Punk’s long-discussed UFC debut against Mickey Gall was....

Aug 30, 2016 10:53 pm

Streaking Bobby Lashley to Return at Bellator 162

Over the last few years, former WWE star Bobby Lashley (14-2) has quietly emerged as one of Bellator’s top heavyweight talents. At Bellator 162, which will go down on October 21 in Memphis, Lashley will attempt to continue his march toward Bellator title contention when he takes on Josh Appelt (12-5). The two will meet in...

Apr 30, 2016 9:34 am

Lavar Johnson sentenced to 5 years for horrific assault on girlfriend

Former UFC fighter Lavar Johnson made headlines several months ago when it was revealed that he brutally assaulted his girlfriend. Johnson allegedly slammed the woman’s head into the wall and ground before landing a barrage of knees and fists. During a court appearance in Fresno County, Johnson admitted to the incident, and despite friends testifying...

Oct 11, 2015 5:53 pm

Kimbo Slice Wants Several More Fights Before Retirement

Kimbo Slice’s return to mixed martial arts at “Bellator 138: Unfinished Business” against Ken Shamrock may not have been a world-class technical display of skill, but it did more than get the job done. The main-event drew over two million viewers to SPIKE so they could see a fight take place that was years in...

Sep 11, 2015 6:52 am

Former UFC Champ: ‘Dana’s Just A F*cking D*ck’

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia (31-10 MMA) was a recent guest on Chael Sonnen’s podcast, where he discussed a number of different topics, one of those being his departure from the UFC in July of 2008. According to “The Maine-Iac”, who asked to be released by the UFC in order to fight for Affliction in...

Sep 8, 2015 8:14 pm

Hisaki Kato vs. Melvin Manhoef Set To Headline Bellator 146

  On Tuesday Bellator MMA announced a brand new event with Bellator 146 featuring a main event between middleweights Hisaki Kato and Melvin Manhoef. The event is set to take place on Nov. 20 n Thackerville, OK.. No other fights have been announced at this time. Kato is known for that surprising one punch KO...

May 25, 2015 5:55 pm

Bellator MMA to Air On American Forces Network

On a holiday when Americans take a moment to remember those who gave their lives serving in the country’s armed forces, Bellator MMA officials are honored to announce a new partnership with the American Forces Network. With the new deal in place, the American Forces Network will now broadcast Bellator MMA events on its global...

Mar 2, 2015 1:53 pm

King Mo On ‘Triumph’ President: He’s Lucky I Didn’t “Josh Neer” Him

Recently, ahead of Bellator 134, news broke that Bellator MMA fighter King Mo and Triumph United President Hans Molenkamp were involved in a brief scuffle in a hotel lobby (See that HERE) Molenkamp alleged that the scuffle started after King Mo called him, “Rampage’s bitch”, however King Mo continues to tell a different story. He...

Mar 2, 2015 5:47 am

BEEFIN! Rampage And King Mo Trade Shots On Twitter

At Bellator 134 this past Friday, King Mo earned a split decision win over former UFC veteran Cheick Kongo. The win was a controversial one, with many thinking that Kongo won the bout. Rampage Jackson is one of those people, and took to Twitter to support Kongo, taking shots at King Mo in the process....

Feb 27, 2015 10:03 am

‘Bellator 134: Newton vs. McGeary’ Results

Bellator 134: Newton vs. McGeary goes down tonight from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Fight fans who can’t make the live event are encouraged to use this thread to stay up-to-date on tonight’s live results. Tonight’s event kicks off at 6:45 P.M. ET/3:45 P.M. PT. RESULTS: Live Bellator 134 results include: (Main Card...

Feb 27, 2015 9:04 am

King Mo Can’t Wait To See Triumph United Founder Again- Exclusive

Tomorrow night on SPIKE TV, “King Mo” will return to action as a heavyweight, against popular UFC veteran Cheick Kongo. And while tomorrow’s weigh-ins should be a piece-of-cake, Lawal found himself in a new type of pre-fight battle, but this one was off the scale. While posting up at the pre-fight hotel, King Mo, accompanied...