2513 Search Results for bellator

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...

Jul 21, 2016 11:21 am

Evangelista Santos to use gofundme donations to give back to his Brazilian community

When an x-ray revealed that Michael Page fractured Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos’ skull with a vicious flying knee at Bellator 158 over the weekend, the news spread fast. Santos’ ex-wife, Cris “Cyborg” Justino immediately set up a gofundme fundraiser to help with medical bills needed for the insane injury suffered in the MMA fight. However, Bellator...

Jul 20, 2016 9:09 am

Evangelista Santos criticizes “d*****bag” Michael Page following knockout

Last week at Bellator 158, Evangelista Santos was on the wrong end of one of the most horrific knockouts in MMA history. In the second round of his scrap with Michael Page, Santos lunged in with a cross to the body. Page countered perfectly with a jumping switch knee that landed clean on the forehead...

Jul 19, 2016 9:23 am

Evangelista Santos plans MMA return in just 3 months

Less than one week ago, Evangelista Santos was on the wrong end of a vicious flying knee KO from Michael Page at Bellator 158. The knee which knocked Santos out, also landed him in the hospital for a fractured skull which will require surgery. Santos shared horrific pictures of his face, as well as the...

Jul 18, 2016 12:40 pm

VIDEO | Cageside video of Michael Page’s crushing knee on Evangelista Santos

Michael Page brutal finish vs Cyborg. Listen to that impact😖 pic.twitter.com/qEtV19yM30 — KO KINGS (@KOKINGS4) July 17, 2016 Michael Page sent shockwaves through the MMA community when his brutal knee fractured the skull of opponent Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158 on Saturday in London. Santos’ devastating injury has led Bellator MMA to help pay for...

Jul 18, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Michael ‘Venom’ Page talks about his destructive win over Evangelista Santos

Michael “Venom” Page delivered another highlight reel knockout over Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158 over the weekend. After the fight, it was revealed that Santos suffered a fractured skull as the result of Page’s flying knee that knocked Santos out from competition. Page has since then asked for the support of Santos through a gofundme...

Jul 18, 2016 10:15 am

GIF | Michael Page fractures Evangelista Santos’ skull with flying knee in slow motion

It was a devastating blow that took out Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158 over the weekend. Michael “Venom” Page perfectly timed a flying knee in the second round that literally smashed Santos’ skull and knocked out Santos from competition. Bellator MMA announced that they are going to be taking care of Santos’ medical bills after...

Jul 17, 2016 5:42 pm

Michael Page asks fans to donate to Evangelista Santos’ GoFundMe

In the wake of Michael Page’s spectacular Bellator 158 knockout win over Evangelista Santos, it was revealed that the flying knee that finished Santos actually fractured his skull. Santos’ ex-wife, Cris Cyborg, started a GoFundMe to cover the cost of surgery for Santos to repair the damage to his skull. Now, Michael ‘Venom’ Page has...

Jul 17, 2016 5:36 pm

PHOTO | Horrific x-ray of Evangelista Santos’ fractured skull

Friday evening at Bellator 158, Michael ‘Venom’ Page extended his professional MMA record to 10-0 as he knocked out Evangelista Santos with a perfectly timed flying knee. Following the bout it was revealed that the knockout, which was certainly a spectacular one for Page, actually fractured Santos’ head. It was also revealed that Santos would...

Jul 17, 2016 5:28 pm

Evangelista Santos to undergo surgery for fractured skull

Friday evening at Bellator 158, Michael ‘Venom’ Page picked up yet another spectacular knockout as he knocked out Evangelista Santos with a flying knee. The win was yet another impressive one for Page, who followed up the knockout by tossing a Pokeball at his opponent and throwing on a Pokemon hat. In the wake of...

Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Rizin returns with 16 man tournament, Mirko Cro Cop & Wanderlei Silva to participate

Rizin FF returns September 25th in Japan with a 16-man heavyweight tournament. According to MMAFighting, the event will feature 16 heavyweight fighters, including MMA legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva, with the quarterfinal round going down on December 29th, followed by the semifinal on New Year’s Eve, one year after Fedor Emelianenko made his...

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jul 8, 2016 8:21 pm

TUF 23 Finale Results: Will Brooks defeats Ross Pearson via decision

Former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks (18-1 MMA) made his UFC debut against Ross Pearson (19-11 MMA) at tonight’s TUF 23 Finale event in Las Vegas. Round one was a back and forth battle that saw will Brooks slightly edge Pearson in total strikes landed. Will was able to control Ross against the fence for...

Jul 1, 2016 1:36 pm

VIDEO | Two guys take a punch from Kimbo Slice for money

Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice will forever be remembered in the hearts of his family, friends, and fans. Slice, who shockingly passed away at the age of 42 in June will forever live on the Internet, where his popularity grew immensely from his backyard bare knuckle fights. In this Flashback clip, we take...

Jun 28, 2016 10:11 am

Rampage Jackson diagnosed with hypothyroidism, unsure about light heavyweight future

This past weekend, Rampage Jackson made his return to the Bellator MMA cage as he defeated Satoshi Ishii via split decision in the main event of Bellator 157. Following the fight, which took place at catchweight of 225 pounds, Rampage revealed that he had been diagnosed with an under-active thyroid gland, which could prevent him...

Jun 27, 2016 10:26 am

MMA community reacts to the shocking death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Another shocking death has hit the MMA community. UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo was involved in a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada early Sunday morning and died later that day due to injuries sustained from the incident. Back in May, Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was also killed in a hit-and-run incident. The MMA community reacted...

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

VIDEO | Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez preview

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line July 7 in Las Vegas when current champion Rafael dos Anjos defends his strap against former Bellator title holder Eddie Alvarez. RDA is currently riding a five-fight win streak, which includes wins over Jason High, Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and most recently Donald Cerrone....

Jun 25, 2016 9:53 am

Rampage Jackson open to fighting friend Tito Ortiz

Back in 2013, former UFC champions Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz were supposed to fight under the Bellator MMA banner. Unfortunately, Ortiz was injured during his training camp, and was forced to pull out of the fight. The promotion never rebooked the fight, which was fine with Rampage given that the pair are friends. Following...

Jun 25, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson vs. Satoshi Ishii (Highlights)

Friday night in St Louis, Missouri, Rampage Jackson and Satoshi Ishii squared off in the main event of Bellator 157. The fight ended up going the distance, and was rather back and forth, with Ishii looking to take the fight to the ground and submit Rampage, while the former UFC champion looked to use his...