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Apr 28, 2016 10:58 am

PHOTO | Dada 5000 posts a horrific picture of himself in hospital after fight

Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris says that he was pronounced dead after suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure after his Bellator 149 fight against Kimbo Slice. Dada 500 posted a photo of himself from when he was in the hospital to get a grasp of the gravity of the situation. Dada 5000 said...

Apr 25, 2016 1:45 pm

VIDEO | Is Michael ‘Venom’ Page the flashiest fighter in MMA?

Bellator 153 took place on Friday and the undefeated Michael “Venom” Page was able to showcase his flashy style once again as he took on Jeremie Holloway. The English fighter was able to secure a peculiar submission at 2:15 of the very first round after showcasing some of his showy standup skills in the Bellator...

Apr 23, 2016 3:28 pm

Chael Sonnen: Conor wanted to fight ‘Bendo’ under the ‘McGregor Promotions’ banner

In the above video former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen discusses the fallout between the UFC and it’s current featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “The Notorious” was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout at July’s UFC 200 event, however after Conor refused to attend the UFC’s media tour, the promotion opted to pull...

Apr 23, 2016 3:26 pm

Rory MacDonald defends Conor McGregor: “He did the right thing”

Former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald is preparing to fight the last bout of his current UFC contract when he headlines June’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa opposite fellow top contender Stephen Thompson. According to reports, MacDonald and the UFC have not come close to reaching a new deal or contract extension. Rory...


Apr 23, 2016 12:42 pm

Benson Henderson stepping away from MMA at the age of 33

Former UFC champion Benson Henderson is just 7 months away from turning 33, an age that will see the former champ step away from MMA. Prior to his Bellator 153 welterweight title fight against Andrey Koreshkov, which Henderson lost in convincing fashion on Friday night, the former UFC champ spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Apr 23, 2016 11:29 am

VIDEO | JacksonWink MMA fighter saves store clerk from violent shoplifter

What would you do in a situation where a violent customer starts fighting with a store clerk? JacksonWink MMA fighter Saul Elizondo was right in the middle of that situation as he walked into a Circle K gas station in Albuquerque, New Mexico recently. Elizondo walked in just as the store clerk confronted two people...

Apr 23, 2016 9:40 am

Benson Henderson sends message to Andrey Koreshkov following loss

In the main event of Bellator 153 last night, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson suffered a defeat in his Bellator MMA debut at the hands of welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov. The loss was a rather one sided one for Henderson, who was unable to get into a rhythm over the course of the fight....

Apr 22, 2016 8:31 pm

Ben Askren rips Benson Henderson following loss to Koreshkov

Former Bellator welterweight champion and current ONE Championship title holder Ben Askren (15-0 MMA) took to Twitter Friday night to poke fun at former UFC title holder Benson Henderson for losing his Bellator debut. “Funky”, who defeated Andrey Koreshkov via fourth-round TKO at Bellator 97 in July of 2013, had the following tweets directed at...

Apr 20, 2016 10:55 pm

Benson Henderson sounds off on Conor McGregor-UFC situation

While UFC President Dana White may have stated that there is no rift between Conor McGregor and the UFC, there is no doubt that there appears to be tension between the UFC brass and McGregor. Ahead of the biggest event in UFC history, McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for UFC 200, leading the...

Apr 19, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Michael ‘Venom’ Page training with Ido Portal

With less than a week until Bellator 153, where Michael ‘Venom’ Page will face Jeremie Holloway, the “Hands down” fighter has teamed up with movement coach Ido Portal for some training. Portal gained notoriety in the MMA community after he began working with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Portal became a staple of McGregor’s camp,...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 17, 2016 6:36 pm

Kimbo Slice has booked his next opponent

Bellator president Scott Coker joined Sports Center tonight to announce that Kimbo Slice would be fighting James Thompson in his next bout which will headline “Bellator London”, an event slated to take place July 16. Kimbo and Thompson infamously met under the EliteXC banner, in a fight that Slice won via TKO after he caused...

Apr 16, 2016 9:49 am

Rafael dos Anjos predicts how he will finish Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Rafael dos Anjos will fight Eddie Alvarez in a lightweight title fight. The fight will be dos Anjos’ first back in the Octagon after he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 title defense against Conor McGregor back in March. While dos Anjos believes that Alvarez will...

Apr 14, 2016 10:53 am

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson addresses latest incident with police

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator MMA fighter Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson had a recent run-in with police out in California. Fortunately, it was not as serious as his high-speed chase back in 2008. People recognized “Rampage” who was in one of his bright green sports cars when he was pulled over. Rampage posted...

Apr 14, 2016 8:47 am

Dada 5000: “I’m not a full-time fighter”

At Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 put on one of the least impressive fights in the history of MMA. The fight drew extreme amounts of criticism from not only fighters, but also fight fans. After the fight however, it was revealed that Dada 5000 had suffered from kidney failure during the fight, and...

Apr 12, 2016 7:17 am

Kimbo Slice “wouldn’t mind” knocking out Wanderlei Silva

Last Monday on The MMA Hour, former Pride champion and newly signed Bellator fighter, Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva, shared his interest in potentially fighting veteran Kimbo Slice. Kevin Ferguson (aka Kimbo) was recently in Germany for the FIBO Expo, where he sat down with GNP1.de to discuss a possible future fight with MMA legend Wanderlei...

Apr 8, 2016 11:57 pm

Details emerge regarding Ken Shamrock’s failed drug test

Back in February, Ken Shamrock lost to Royce Gracie via 1st round TKO in the main event of Bellator 149. Following the fight, it was revealed that Shamrock tested positive for banned substances, something he has since denied using. MMAJunkie has the statement from TDLR’s Jason DeBord: “Respondent stated he is certain the results are...

Apr 7, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway folds friend ‘BirdyBird’ with a painful spinning kick

Hawaiian Max Holloway kept his promise of punishing his friend and video blog partner “BirdyBird” after their YouTube channel surpassed their subscriber goal. Their video description said, “You guys know the deal! Goal was 500 subs by the end of April and we exceeded that within 24 hours. We hit our goal and Me(BirdyBird) is...

Apr 7, 2016 10:58 am

Matt Mitrione: ‘I don’t understand why anyone would re-up with the UFC’

Former UFC heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione is happy with his decision to join Bellator MMA. After failed negotiations with the UFC, Mitrione opted for the promotion’s biggest competitor that offered a more lucrative opportunity. “Some people are so brainwashed,” Mitrione told Bleacher Report. “They say, ‘How dare you think about business like that?’ If you...

Apr 3, 2016 9:07 am

On final fight of his UFC contract, Dan Henderson discusses his fighting future

Former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (31-14 MMA) is about to complete his contract with the UFC when he squares off with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in a middleweight bout at UFC on FOX 19 on April 19 in Tampa Bay, Florida. “Hendo” is coming off a knockout loss to former UFC...

Apr 1, 2016 2:16 am

Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran will get back to his craft as a cutman

Jacob “Stitch” Duran was one of the more recognized individuals in the world of MMA as he was seen throughout the years as MMA grew in popularity. Although never in the Octagon, cage, or ring trading strikes with any opponent, Duran was always there in between rounds helping put back together broken fighters to help...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...

Mar 22, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping grappling match from URFight

This past weekend, UFC veterans Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping competed in a grappling match at URFight. Unlike Metamoris however, which is one long round, the grappling match between Sonnen and Bisping consisted of three 5 minute rounds. Jim Ross and Rampage Jackson were on hand for commentary for the match, which you can watch...

Mar 21, 2016 4:18 pm

Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock test positive for steroid, Shamrock also pops for opioid

It was revealed shortly after the Bellator 149 event that co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and main event fighter Ken Shamrock failed their fight drug tests. According to a report released by MMA Junkie, 52-year-old Shamrock and 42-year old Slice both tested positive for the steroid nandrolone, according to urine test results released by the...