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Sep 22, 2011 12:58 pm

Bellator 51 Weigh-Ins Set For Football Hall Of Fame This Friday, Open to The Public

The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator 51 will take place FRIDAY at 5:00 P.M. EST inside the Pro Football Hall of Fame, located at 2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton Ohio, 44708. Bellator 51 will take place inside the Canton Civic Center on Saturday, September 24 with the first fight taking place at...

Sep 22, 2011 5:00 am

Muay Thai Champion Cosmo Alexander Set To Debut At Bellator 52

Bellator Fighting Championships makes its return to Louisiana on Saturday, October 1st as the promotion hosts Bellator 52 from L’Auberge Du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles. The action begins at 7 p.m. ET with a stacked undercard streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the event will feature the quarterfinals of Bellator’s Season...

Sep 21, 2011 5:00 am

Bellator Rating Hit All Time Low On MTV2 Last Weekend

It should come as no surprise that last weekend’s Bellator 50 events ratings where a little on the low side. According to reports only 114,000 people tuned in to MTV2 to view the opening round of the Bellator middleweight tournament. The number marks the lowest rating since the promotional debut on MTV2 16 events ago....

Sep 20, 2011 8:59 am

Eddie Alvarez Out Of Bellator Title Fight With Michael Chandler

And the ever so common injury bug has struck the Bellator promotion. This time it’s, Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez who is forced out of his scheduled October 15 bout with season 5 lightweight winner Michael Chandler. “Eddie suffered an injury that will keep him out of our October 15th show at Boardwalk Hall in...


Sep 19, 2011 6:30 am

Baker, Rogers, Shlemenko and Vianna Advance to Semis of Bellator Middleweight Tourney

It was a night of big finishes at Bellator 50 as the beginning of the Season 5 Bellator Middleweight Tournament boasted three finishes out of the four quarterfinal matches. Bryan Baker put an exclamation point on a sensational night of fights and turned in a stellar performance against Season 1 Middleweight Tournament Finalist Jared Hess....

Sep 14, 2011 5:00 am

Canton’s Bellator 51 Prelims Live on Spike.com Loaded with Ohio’s Best

In a city that is known for celebrating world-class athletes, Bellator Fighting Championships brings the greatest local talent to Canton, home of the National Football League Hall of Fame, on Saturday, September 24th from the Canton Civic Center for Bellator 51. The night will feature the quarterfinals of the Season 5 bantamweight tournament LIVE on...

Sep 13, 2011 7:05 pm

UFC Vets Kurt Pellegrino And Phillipe Nover Join Bellator

Former UFC fighters Kurt Pellegrino and Phillipe Nover have joined the Bellator roster, as both are set to debut for the promotion this November. Kurt Pellegrino went 7-5 in the UFC, with notable wins over Josh Neer and Thiago Tavares. Pellegrino had recently announced his retirement from MMA, but made the decision to take another...

Sep 8, 2011 8:30 am

Bellator’s Season 5 Preview Show Airing on MTV2 and Spike.com all this week

Before Bellator Fighting Championships kicks off its talent-laden fifth season this Saturday at 9 p.m. EST, MTV2 and Spike.com are airing a Season 5 preview special that gives an in-depth look at the promotion’s upcoming welterweight, middleweight, bantamweight and heavyweight tournaments and uncovers the stories behind these world-class athletes competing for their shot at the...

Sep 6, 2011 11:28 am

BELLATOR UNDERCARD FIGHTS TO BE STREAMED LIVE ON SPIKE.COM BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 10

Spike.com, a leading destination for men on the web, will stream LIVE undercard fights throughout the 12-week season of Bellator Fighting Championship that begins Saturday, September 10. It was jointly announced today by Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney and Erik Flannigan, Executive Vice President, Digital Entertainment, MTV Networks Entertainment Group. This marks the first...

Sep 5, 2011 9:54 am

High Prospect, Bruno Santos, Reaches Verbal Agreements with Bellator

Bruno Santos (12-0 MMA, 0-0 BFC), an undefeated Brazilian prospect, has verbally agreed to a contract with Bellator Fighting Championships. MMAJunkie.com was the first to report that Santos and Bellator brass have agreed to terms and a contract is expected to be finalized shortly. A date and opponent for Santos’ debut has yet to be...

Sep 1, 2011 2:56 pm

World Kickboxing Champion Cosmo Alexander Joins Bellator's Lightweight Roster

After an incredibly successful kickboxing career, lightweight sensation Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexander has signed a long-term promotional agreement with Bellator Fighting Championships and will make his promotional debut at Bellator 52 in Lake Charles, Louisiana on October 1st. Currently training alongside former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans and K-1 veteran Tyrone Spong in Florida,...

Aug 30, 2016 3:36 pm

Cyborg Santos plans to fight in December despite fractured skull

Evangelista Santos may have been on the wrong end of what many consider to be the most devastating injury in the history of MMA, however that hasn’t deterred him from wanting to return to the cage as soon as possible. Santos, who underwent surgery for the injury, has yet to be cleared by a doctor,...

Aug 30, 2016 9:32 am

UFC on FOX 21 gets worst ratings ever for a FOX UFC card

Following UFC 202’s record breaking event, last weekend’s UFC on FOX 21 was the first time a FOX card averaged less than two million viewers, according to a final rating analysis for all 2016 UFC cards on FOX. Headlined by former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit and Demian Maia, UFC on FOX 21 pulled in...

Aug 29, 2016 2:14 pm

Rory MacDonald blasts Robbie Lawler, accuses him of using PED’s at UFC 189

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Rory MacDonald, who shook up the fight world by announcing that he recently heard that Robbie Lawler failed a drug test in the wake of their July 2015 rematch. Here’s what...

Aug 29, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Young little boy uses real Brazilian jiu-jitsu in street fight

When Royce Gracie was able to show the world what Brazilian jiu-jitsu was all about in the early days of the UFC, it changed the game of mixed martial arts. Now, Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a key component to the many skills needed to be successful in mixed martial arts. Check out these young boys get...

Aug 27, 2016 1:27 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald was tired of being a “UFC Robot”

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald recently jumped ship and signed a deal to fight under the Bellator banner. “The Red King” talked about his decision to leave the UFC at yesterday’s Bellator 160 event stating that he felt like a “robot” during his final fights with the promotion (after the Reebok deal). Rory...

Aug 24, 2016 8:37 am

Rory MacDonald removed from UFC rankings

Going into Rory MacDonald’s ‘UFC: Ottawa’ scrap with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, the welterweight star was very open about the fact that the fight was the last on his contract, and that he would be testing the free agency. While there has been no word yet as to where MacDonald will land, Bellator MMA President Scott...

Aug 19, 2016 8:29 am

Matt Mitrione claims he recently had a horrific accident involving a hammer and his nuts

Former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione, now fighting under the Bellator MMA promotion is no stranger to freak injuries. In his last controversial fight in the UFC against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81, Mitrione suffered a gruesome eye injury that was hard to look at. Now, “Meathead” claims that he has injured himself with...

Aug 9, 2016 10:20 am

Will 23-year-old Mackenzie Dern become a bigger star than Ronda Rousey?

23-year-old Mackenzie Dern made her MMA debut at LFC 58 in July. The jiu-jitsu wizard put on a dominating performance for all three rounds of her fight with Kenia Rosas and ended up winning a unanimous decision. Dern is honing her MMA skills with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson at...

Jul 29, 2016 9:07 am

PHOTOS | Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos shows off surgically repaired skull

Earlier this month at Bellator 158, Michael Page picked up one of the most incredible knockouts in MMA history when he landed a flying knee on Evangelista Santos. Santos was hospitalized, at which point he was informed that he would need to undergo surgery to have his skull surgically repaired. This week, Santos underwent a...

Jul 28, 2016 11:44 am

‘Cyborg’ Santos undergoes successful 7 hour surgery

Earlier this month, Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos was on the wrong end of one of the most brutal knockouts in MMA history at Bellator 158. During the fight, Michael ‘Venom’ Page landed a flying knee that finished Santos, fracturing his skull in the process. Santos was put in the hospital, where he discovered that he would...

Jul 22, 2016 11:17 pm

VIDEO | Melvin Guillard picks up brutal TKO victory

Those elbows tho. @Young__Assassin is BACK #Bellator159https://t.co/QcyN9aKvQS — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) July 23, 2016 Since being released by the UFC in 2014, Melvin Guillard has gone just 1-3, recently going on a 3-fight losing streak. Friday evening, ‘The Young Assassin’ snapped his 3 fight losing streak in impressive fashion when he stopped David Rickels with...

Jul 21, 2016 10:02 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov taunts newly crowned champ Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th, MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez finally got his shot at UFC gold. The former Bellator lightweight champion seized the moment, knocking out Rafael dos Anjos in the 1st round of their fight. Now, lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken to Twitter in an attempt to claim a lightweight title shot against the...