152 Search Results for paul daley

Aug 16, 2013 7:12 am

UFC interested in Ben Askren, not pursuing Paul Daley

UFC President Dana White said his promotion may very well be interested in Bellator welterweight champion and current free agent Ben Askren (12-0 MMA, 9-0 BFC): “We’ll talk to Ben,” White said following Thursday’s pre-UFC Fight Night 26 press conference. “Yeah, we’ll talk to him.” The four-time collegiate All-American wrestler, Askren, began his MMA career in 2009,...

Aug 6, 2013 2:04 pm

Paul Daley signs three-fight deal with BAMMA

After a very brief stint as a free agent, MMA veteran Paul Daley (33-12-2) is back with BAMMA. According to his manager Wad Alameddine, Daley signed a three-fight, 12-month deal with the promotion that’s exclusive to the U.K. No date or opponent has been set for Daley’s promotional return, however Daley is set to fight...

Aug 5, 2013 11:44 am

Jon Jones Thinks Paul Daley Deserves A Second Chance In The UFC

“I was a huge fan of Paul [Daley], his power, his attitude, I always felt was pretty cool. Until he took that dirty swing at Koscheck and you know it was just the wrong thing to do. I do think he deserves a second chance and hopefully he earns that with showing good signs of...

Jun 11, 2013 11:13 am

Paul Daley vs. Lukasz Chlewicki to headline Cage Warriors 57

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Bellator fighter Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has signed a one fight contract with Cage Warriors to fight against fellow welterweight Lukasz Chlewicki in the main event. Cage Warriors 57 takes place in Daley’s native country of England, Liverpool specifically. “I’m looking forward to a fantastic main event in Liverpool on July...

Sep 18, 2015 9:07 am

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley: ‘UFC’s IV Ban Not Safe For Fighters’ — WATCH NOW!

Bellator welterweight Paul Daley will compete at this Saturday’s ‘Dynamite’ event, but it won’t be in an MMA fight. ‘Samtex’ will take on Fernando Gonzalez in a kickboxing match, which is possible due to the unique setup of the historic event. ‘Dynamite’ will hold both MMA and kickboxing bouts throughout the night, with a cage...

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

Coker: Koscheck/Daley II targeted for summer 2016

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck (17-10 MMA) signed a contract with Bellator MMA this past June and is currently awaiting his first opponent from the promotion. The former “Ultimate Fighter Season 1” star was initially slated to make his first Bellator appearance this December at Bellator 147, but instead is now being targeted for a January event....

Jul 17, 2015 8:02 pm

Bellator 140 Results: Daley Blasts His Way To A TKO Win

In the co-main event of the evening, fan favorite and heavy hitter Paul Daley took on Dennis Olson. In the first Daley lands his first punch, a jab, and Olsen drops. Olsen gets to his feet quick, then goes for a takedown. He got the takedown. Daley manages to get to his feet, but Olsen...

Jun 29, 2015 2:20 pm

Daley Responds to Koscheck Challenge: ‘At Least Get a Win in Bellator’

After several years, Josh Koscheck is finally back at home with SPIKE. Now a Bellator fighter, Koscheck was quick to make his first challenge and revealed he had his sights set on a rematch with Paul Daley. The two had previously met in the co main-event of UFC 113 in a bout that was filled...

Feb 27, 2015 7:39 pm

Bellator 134 Results: Daley Earns Decision Win Over Santos

Paul Daley made a triumphant return to the Bellator cage tonight as he defeated Andre Santos in easy fashion. Both men seemed to have suffered from fatigue late in the first round and it hindered their performance throughout the fight. Daley was able to cut off most of Santos’ takedowns and combinations by attacking first....

Feb 27, 2015 11:10 am

Daley: ‘Lima’s scared to fight me’

“All of a sudden you gotta face this kid from England with an 80-percent knockout ratio and you’ve never faced anyone like him before and you’re fat and out of shape, then of course you’re gonna create an excuse. He was gonna be in big trouble. This was my opportunity. I’ve had other opportunities before...

Jan 20, 2015 12:44 pm

Lima Injured, Daley To Remain On Bellator 134 Card

Earlier today Douglas Lima took to twitter announcing his removal from the upcoming Bellator 134 event. I'm again devastated to announce but I did get injured again in camp. Recovery is just 4-6 weeks I should be able to fight April or May. — Douglas Lima (@PhenomLima) January 20, 2015 The welterweight title fight, originally scheduled...

Nov 30, 2014 9:29 am

Lima on Daley fight: “I want to trade punches with him”

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has earned the reputation as one of the most impressive finishers in MMA. With 26 KO’s in 35 professional career wins, Daley is as lethal as they come. Bellator MMA welterweight champion Douglas Lima is no stranger to earning knockout wins either. Lima has 12 knockouts in 26 career wins, making him...

Aug 22, 2014 2:55 pm

Daley finally granted visa to fight again in the United States

According to Bellator President Scott Coker, Paul “Semtex” Daley (34-13-2 MMA) has finally been granted a working visa from the United States government, which will allow him to resume his fight career with the Viacom-owned organization. Daley has not fought on American soil since July of 2012, when he defeated Rudy Bears via first-round TKO at Bellator 72....

Jul 22, 2014 3:47 pm

Lima Fires Back At Daley: I’m Ready When You Are

After Paul Daley signed with Bellator yesterday, he explained his plan for eventually dethroning Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima. Today Lima fired back at Daley in an interview with MMAFighting.com saying: “I’m ready whenever he is,” Lima told MMAFighting.com. “I will fight whoever they want, no problem at all. It’s going to be a good...

Oct 24, 2017 7:04 am

Robbie Lawler fires back at Rory MacDonald after steroid accusations

Back in July of 2015, in the co-main event of UFC 189, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald engaged in perhaps the greatest fight of all time. While MacDonald very nearly won this fight with a fourth-round salvo, a ferocious Lawler surged back in the fifth to capture a TKO victory. While this fight will never...

Oct 20, 2017 1:56 pm

VIDEO | Michael Venom Page Dominates in His Pro Boxing Debut

It’s not Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather, but it is an MMA fighter stepping into the ring to box. Bellator’s prospect Michael Page made his professional boxing debut today against Jonathan Castano. It was only scheduled for four rounds, but Page got the job done in three. In between drunken Kung Fu, clowning his opponent, and...

Oct 11, 2017 10:35 am

Invicta FC enters exciting partnership with Pancrase

Invicta Fighting Championship, an established North American MMA promotion that specializes exclusively in women’s MMA, has announced a new, exclusive talent-sharing partnership with long-standing Japanese promotion Pancrase. This means that, going forward, the two exciting organizations will swap fighters on a regular basis, affording the members of their rosters more opportunities to compete. “It’s an...

Oct 1, 2017 1:48 pm

Rory MacDonald expresses his “disappointment” with Bellator MMA

Rory MacDonald has expressed some disappointment following his move from the UFC to Bellator MMA. The former UFC welterweight title challenger, MacDonald, signed with Bellator in August of 2016 and made his promotional debut this past May in London. “The Red King” would earn a second-round submission victory over feared knockout artist Paul Daley in...

Sep 27, 2017 11:20 am

Bellator champ Douglas Lima makes a Steve Jobs comment about opponent Rory MacDonald

Over the weekend, Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima and former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald faced off for the first time ahead of their Bellator title fight. The welterweight title fight is set to take place on January 20 at The Forum in California. Lima was dressed in a suit while MacDonald opted for a...

Sep 24, 2017 7:01 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and champ Douglas Lima have first staredown at Bellator 183

Can it be 2018 already?! @phenomlima vs @romac_gorilla who wins??? A post shared by Bellator MMA (@bellatormma) on Sep 23, 2017 at 8:49pm PDT Last night, Bellator MMA returned to sun-soaked San Jose, California with Bellator 183. The card was headlined by a razor-close lightweight scrap between long-time contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire and former UFC...

Sep 20, 2017 1:19 pm

Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima trade shots on Twitter

On Wednesday, Bellator announced that former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will have his first chance to fight for a Bellator title on January 20 at The Forum in California. MacDonald will challenge Bellator MMA welterweight champion Douglas Lima. The two fighters didn’t take long to interact on Twitter following the announcement of their...

Sep 20, 2017 7:55 am

BREAKING | Rory MacDonald is finally getting a Bellator title shot

When former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald joined the Bellator family in August of 2016, he was expected to get an immediate title shot. Instead, however, he was booked for a May 2017 scrap with British knockout artist Paul Daley. When MacDonald won this battle with Daley with a second-round submission, he seemed to...

Sep 20, 2017 7:00 am

VIDEO | Check out the ‘flying cage’ that will be used at Bellator 183

This Saturday, Bellator MMA will return to San Jose, California with Bellator 183. The card is a pretty stacked one. In the main event, we’ll see former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson take on long-time Bellator staple Patricky Freire. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see a pair of knockout-addicted UFC veterans collide, as England’s...