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Feb 5, 2016 9:40 am

Benson Henderson: ‘The UFC can sit there and promise you the moon’

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has had a lot more than just fans buzzing about his choice to leave the UFC and sign to fight with Bellator MMA. Now being a former UFC fighter, current UFC veterans have been trying to get as much information from “Smooth” on how his negotiations went down from...

Feb 5, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan calls for instant penalty for eye pokes and groin shots

The question of how to prevent unintentional eye pokes inside the cage is something that has been discussed for quite some time, however has never really been answered. Bellator MMA designed a special pair of gloves which leave a fighter unable to fully extend their fingers, minimizing the number of unintentional eye pokes caused by...

Feb 3, 2016 2:23 am

Big changes come as CSAC bans pre-fight dehydration weight cutting and IVs

The world of combat sports is changing for the betterment of fighter safety as the California State Athletic Commission announced on Tuesday the newly placed rules to combat dangerous weight cutting and dehydration. The move comes shortly after the ONC FC promotion announced their implementation of a new weigh-in system. ONE FC has urged fellow...


Feb 1, 2016 1:46 pm

★Video: BENSON ”Smooth” HENDERSON – Highlights/Knockouts

Benson Henderson made news earlier today about his recent signing with the Bellator organization. “Smooth” wanted to test the free-agency market after beating Jorge Masvidal via split decision in November of last year. Check out the video of “Smooth” doing damage.

Jan 29, 2016 8:21 am

Scott Coker planning “serious discussion” with Wanderlei Silva

While Wanderlei Silva was just recently released from his UFC contract, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker plans on having a “serious discussion” with ‘The Axe Murderer’ about fighting in Bellator sooner rather than later. Wanderlei received a lifetime ban from the NSAC, which was reversed and will see Silva get another hearing. Following that Silva...

Jan 28, 2016 11:14 am

Paul Daley would love to fight Wanderlei Silva and thinks he would win by KO

The hard-hitting Paul “Semtex” Daley is set to take the center of the cage in Bellator 148 on Friday against Andy Uhrich. The two will meet for the main event, but Daley already has a fight in mind that could be much a bigger draw. Daley spoke with MMA Fighting recently and talked about a...

Jan 28, 2016 1:51 am

Did the UFC miss the boat on Russian female prospect Anastasia Yankova?

MMA is about technical skill, putting on exciting fights and ultimately, winning. However, when you can toss in charisma and looks to the package, you have all the ingredients necessary to produce a star not just in MMA, but in pop culture. Look at how former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has fared with her...

Jan 27, 2016 9:48 am

Eddie Alvarez: Retiring from money made in MMA ‘That’s just crazy talk’

Skies the limit for the former Bellator champion these days in the UFC. Eddie Alvarez lost his octagon debut at UFC 178 back in 2014 against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Alvarez rallied after the loss producing two straight wins against former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez and former UFC champion Anthony Pettis both via split decision. Alvarez...

Jan 26, 2016 12:00 pm

MUST SEE! Trick Daddy bets convertible on Kimbo Slice *NSFW*

Posted by Maurice Young on Sunday, January 24, 2016 We’re getting closer and closer to Bellator 149 on February 19th, where Kimbo Slice will take on Dada 5000 in the co-main event. As we get closer to the event, platinum selling rapper Trick Daddy has decided to bet his tricked out convertible on Kimbo Slice....

Jan 22, 2016 11:48 am

Exclusive Video | Tito Ortiz says King Mo is too ghetto for him

When Fedor Emelianenko made his triumphant return to MMA on New Year’s Eve at Rizin FF, the MMA world went wild with possibilities as to who Fedor could fight next. It was announced that Emelianenko would be looking to take another fight in April, likely under the Rizin banner once again, however no opponent was...

Jan 19, 2016 11:21 am

Catching up with the viral Hawaiian Ilima Macfarlane

Not many fighters first professional fight gets much attention, let alone go viral with over a million views. Ilima Macfarlane’s ten-second knockout over her unfortunate and last-minute opponent Katie Castro dubbed the “soccer mom,” catapulted Macfarlane to internet stardom now finds herself fighting for Bellator MMA. We caught up with the female professional fighter from...

Jan 19, 2016 10:48 am

Party Pooper Alert: Tyson Fury crashes a Wilder win – Wilder vs Fury – Must happen

Tyson Fury tried to steal the spotlight this weekend after Deontay Wilder remains undefeated with a crushing KO that made one thing clear, these two camps need to set a date for title bout. Check out Fury stepping into the ring after Wilder’s knockout performance but more importantly watch “The Bronze Bomber” bomb away on...

Jan 19, 2016 9:52 am

Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal sides with Mayweather: ‘But if Conor was black?’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. stirred up a lot of conversation recently with his opinion of racism still being prevalent in combat sports. Mayweather claimed that UFC stars Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey’s success were due to them being white. McGregor responded to Mayweather with an aggressive letter and even proposed a fight with the retired boxing...

Jan 19, 2016 8:43 am

Exclusive Video | Tito Ortiz discusses Ronda Rousey’s future

Since Holly Holm KO’d Ronda Rousey back at UFC 193, there has been much speculation as to when the pair would finally get to have their highly anticipated rematch. While the UFC brass initially wanted Holm vs. Rousey II to go down at UFC 200, due to a delay in the filming of an upcoming...

Jan 17, 2016 8:49 pm

UFN 81 Results: Eddie Alvarez defeats Anthony Pettis via split-decision

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-4 MMA) took on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ in Boston. Round one begins with an Eddie Alvarez leg kick. Eddie shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Pettis is trying to use the fence...

Jan 16, 2016 8:47 am

Exclusive Video | Tito Ortiz talks Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor was the talk of the MMA world going into his UFC 194 featherweight championship bout against Jose Aldo. Since knocking Aldo out in 13 seconds and claiming the UFC featherweight championship, McGregor has continued to make headlines. ‘Notorious’ announced that he would be going up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for...

Jan 15, 2016 8:45 am

Jorge Masvidal and Luke Rockhold engage in Twitter beef

Jorge Masvidal and Tim Kennedy’s Twitter beef must not have been enough, because now ‘Gamebred’ is engaging in a cyber-feud with UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Masivdal is trash talking middleweights due to the fact that he trains who Yoel Romero, who was the #1 contender at middleweight prior to it being revealed that he...

Jan 14, 2016 12:18 pm

WATCH! Kimbo sends a HIGHLY censored message to Dada 5000

NSFW: We asked @KimboSlice​ if he had anything to say to @therealdada5000​… #Bellator149 https://t.co/fc5QYVkMJahttps://t.co/FeIzRMqgoR — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) January 12, 2016 The date for Bellator 149 is close to one month away as a card of entertaining fights will be televised on Spike on Feb. 19. Record-breaking attraction Kimbo Slice takes on nemesis Dhafir Harris, AKA...

Jan 12, 2016 9:27 am

Video: Anthony “Showtime” Pettis behind the scenes 2016 – Insane Training

“Showtime” is less than a week away from stepping into the octagon against former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez.  The co-main event has huge title implications for Anthony Pettis if he wants to see a LW title bout this year. Check out the amazing kicks and technique that the #1 LW in the world has to...

Jan 11, 2016 10:55 am

Muhammed Lawal Interview Video: I will never be a UFC fighter

Muhammed Lawal had a “King Mo” type of year winning all five of his contests, two by KO and three via unanimous decision. Lawal (19-4-1 MMA) is coming off his KO victory at Rizin FF Heavyweight Grand Prix finals.   The first round knockout concluded “King Mo’s” year, check out the quote below. Lawal spoke...

Jan 11, 2016 10:01 am

Royce Gracie facing $1.15 million tax underpayment to the IRS

MMA legend Royce Gracie is facing a tough opponent that he cannot beat physically. The man who won UFC 1 is facing a battle with the IRS that claims they have a case with Gracie underpaying his taxes dating back to 2007, according to Bloody Elbow. IRS agent Gloria Ybarra filed a legal petition to...

Jan 9, 2016 7:39 am

Video Promo: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez – The Time is Now

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is set to step into the octagon next Sunday against Eddie “The Silent Assassin” Alvarez at Fight Night Boston in the Madison Square Garden Arena. Both fighters competed only one time in 2015 and the results were split.   Pettis fought against Rafael dos Anjos in a 5 round one-sided affair, as...

Jan 7, 2016 10:27 am

Ben Askren believes all promotions will move toward new weigh-in system

The revolutionary weigh-in procedures being implemented this year by ONE Championship has got a lot of people talking. The promotion’s ban on weight-cutting is looking to make fighting a safer sport, and Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion has made it known that he would like other premier MMA promotions such as the UFC and...

Jan 5, 2016 9:50 am

Kimbo delivers in Reddit ‘ask me anything’

Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson has another fight in a Spike-televised event with Bellator 149 on Feb. 19. The popular fighter who knocked out Ken Shamrock in his last ratings record-breaking Bellator event hosted an AMA or “ask me anything” on Reddit ahead of his next fight. Kimbo answered questions ranging from fighting to food and gave fun...