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Sep 25, 2015 4:51 pm

REPLAY! Fighter Goes For Victory Backflip Off Cage –– Takes Out Camerawomen!

Man, should we just get rid of top of the cage backflips? We recently saw a WSOF champ go for the victory backflip and almost blow his knees out, and now, on tonight’s Bellator 143 broadcast, we just saw another fighter go for it. This time instead of hurting himself, the bantamweight fighter Darrion Caldwell...

Sep 25, 2015 3:32 pm

Report: Former Bantamweight Champ Renan Barao Announces Move To 145

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao has decided to move up to featherweight (145lbs). That’s according to Matheus Aquina, (a fighter manager best known for representing Bellator’s Pitbull brothers) who made the announcement this morning on Twitter: “Renan Barao said on a local TV news that he’s moving up to Featherweight and looking to fight...

Sep 24, 2015 3:48 pm

Report: Fedor Guaranteed $2.5 Million For NYE Fight In Japan

Are you trying to wrap your mind around Fedor’s decision to once again forgo a contract with the UFC? Well, it sounds like he had quite a few reasons to do so, like 2.5 million reasons to do so. According to a report from veteran and well trusted journalist Dave Meltzer, the fighter is set...


Sep 24, 2015 2:10 pm

Ryan Couture: ‘I Don’t Think There’s Any Secret How I Like To Fight’

Ryan Couture may have simply been known as “the son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture” when he made his professional mixed martial arts debut in 2010, but the lightweight is starting to step out of his father’s shadow and create a unique following of his own. While his father competed mainly for the...

Sep 24, 2015 1:13 pm

Pettis ‘Hates’ Rafael dos Anjos, Offered To Help Train Cerrone For Title Fight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is willing to help train a former and possibly future opponent in Donald Cerrone for his upcoming title fight with Rafael dos Anjos. Cerrone, who lost to Pettis in 2013, shared the intriguing story during a recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast: “Anthony told me, he said ‘Cowboy,...

Sep 24, 2015 12:09 pm

Scott Coker On Tito’s Future: ‘Maybe He’ll Fight Fedor’

At Bellator ‘Dynamite’ MMA legend Tito Ortiz took on undefeated light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary in the night’s main event. Early in the fight it looked like everything was going Tito’s way. He got a quick takedown and started working his top game. It seemed like might be another Tito Ortiz ground and pound clinic,...

Sep 24, 2015 10:27 am

Phil Davis’ ‘Panic Switch’ Went Off After Last Second Change In Tourney Final

Former UFC light heavyweight and current Bellator MMA fighter Phil Davis made quite the debut this past weekend at the massive ‘Dynamite’ event. Davis was one of four fighters in the one-night tournament. Davis took out former champ Emanuel Newton in the first fight, advancing to the final. In the other first round fight, ‘King...

Sep 24, 2015 12:38 am

Kendall Grove On Diaz Suspension: ‘It’s Basically A Death Sentence’

Former UFC fighter and TUF alum, Kendall Grove, now fights for Bellator MMA and will go against Joey Beltran this Friday at Bellator 143. Ahead of that fight Grove talked about the hottest topic in MMA, the controversial five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Grove said that essentially...

Sep 24, 2015 12:20 am

Joe Warren: ‘The Desire To Win Is Still There’

Former Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Warren lost his title to Marcus Galvao in March, when he verbally tapped to a knee bar in the second round. Now he’s set to return to action this weekend against L.C. Davis in the main event of Bellator 143. Ahead of that scrap Warren talked to MMAFighting and said...

Sep 24, 2015 12:01 am

Fedor Hangs With Pole Dancing Instructor

Fedor Emelianenko was in the house at this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event in San Jose, California and apparently took photos with everyone in the arena. I mean, it’s not everyday you run into an MMA legend like Fedor, so of course you’re going to ask to take a picture. One of the photos making...

Sep 23, 2015 5:02 pm

Former Pride Boss: ‘Fedor’s Opponent Will Mean Something For Future Of MMA’

At this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko will be headlining an event in Japan, put one by the former boss of PRIDE FC, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, on New Years Eve. The card will air on Spike TV. It seemed like the popular thought was that he’d finally sign with the...

Sep 23, 2015 5:58 am

Fedor: I’m Very Happy To Come Back And To Fight In Japan

There was a strange feeling in the air when Bellator said they wold have a major announcement during their live broadcast this past Saturday. With Fedor Emelianenko in attendance many wondered if it had anything to do with him, even though both him and Bellator president Scott Coker had said he will not be signing...

Sep 23, 2015 5:44 am

Paul Daley A Two-Sport Champion? –– ‘If They Give Me The Chance I’ll Do It’

Bellator MMA welterweight Paul Daley fought in the GLORY kickboxing ring this past Saturday at ‘Dynamite.’ He took on Fernando Gomez, who put up a tough fight but ultimately lost to Daley via unanimous decision. Daley is already in line for a shot at Bellator’s welterweight title but recently said he’d be more than willing...

Sep 23, 2015 4:50 am

Josh Barnett On Fedor: ‘I Knew He Was Not Going To Go To The UFC’

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett will face off with Roy Nelson this Saturday in Japan. Just this past Saturday we found out that another MMA heavyweight will be headlining a big card in Japan. Yes during Bellator ‘Dynamite’ it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be returning from retirement and headlining a New Years Eve event...

Sep 23, 2015 12:01 am

Cyborg Dwarfs Former UFC Heavyweight/Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture

Is it the camera angle, or is the floor uneven, or is Cris Cyborg actually that much bigger than former UFC heavyweight (yes, heavyweight) and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture? The former two-division champ, Couture, was in attendance at last Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event and prior to that, the Fan Fest. He was just one...

Sep 22, 2015 5:13 am

Liam McGeary vs. Phil Davis Title Fight Expected For Early 2016

This past Saturday the combat sports world watched as kickboxing and MMA collided at Bellator ‘Dynamite.’ On the MMA side of things we were treated to an old school one-night tournament featuring the best light heavyweights the promotion had to offer. In the opening fights, Phil Davis took out former champ Emanuel Newton and ‘King...

Sep 22, 2015 4:56 am

‘King Mo’: ‘I’ll Fight Fedor In Japan’

Bellator’s ‘King Mo’ Lawal was scheduled to fight in the ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament final this past Saturday, against Phil Davis. That didn’t happen. Mo won his first fight, defeating Linton Vassell, to advance to the final where he would fight for the chance to be the next title challenger. Unfortunately during that first fight...

Sep 22, 2015 12:52 am

Fedor Emelianenko And Cain Velasquez Meet Face-To-Face –– Who Wins In A Fight?

Well, we were all duped. It seemed like the general consensus was that Fedor Emelianenko might actually be signing with the UFC this time around and we’d get to see some of these super fights the MMA community has been talking about forever. However, that is not the case. Announced during Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event, Fedor...

Sep 21, 2015 2:29 pm

Alvarez is “baffled” by amount of people favoring Pettis

After the Ultimate Fighting Championship absorbed the likes of Strikeforce and World Extreme Cagefighting, diehard fans of mixed martial arts got to see a lot of their dream fights come to life. With Eddie Alvarez dominating the scene in Bellator at the time, though, fans still pondered who the best in the world truly was....

Sep 21, 2015 10:39 am

‘I would come out of retirement to fight Dana White or Donald Trump!’

Bellator has been known to host some questionable fights in their history. Kimbo Slice went toe-to-toe with Ken Shamrock earlier this year in the headliner of Bellator 138 ahead of featherweight champion Patricio Freire. Most believe that there is no place for fights like that in MMA, but as long as there are no title...

Sep 21, 2015 9:39 am

Miesha Tate is tired of being ‘pushed around’ by the UFC

No matter what their rank is, every woman in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division wants an opportunity to dethrone Ronda Rousey of her throne. While they will gain the championship, their stock will rise tenfold just for beating the most popular fighter the octagon has to offer now. While women like Holly Holm are...

Sep 21, 2015 8:01 am

Renzo Gracie: ‘Two days, two championships!’

World Series of Fighting and Bellator both ran major events this weekend and two Renzo Gracie fighters brought some gold back to the gym with them! Liam Mcgeary stepped into the Bellator cage on Saturday evening to defend his light heavyweight championship against the legendary Tito Ortiz. Ortiz was looking to secure gold for the...

Sep 21, 2015 6:49 am

‘We would love to invite Vladimir Putin to the New Year’s Eve show”

Fans can expect some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts to make their way to Japan to see the return of Fedor Emelianenko live, but this potential spectator came out of left field. Former PRIDE FC President Nabuyuki Sakakibara announced the signing on “The Last Emperor” at Bellator’s “DYNAMITE” event on Saturday and...

Sep 21, 2015 1:40 am

Quinton Jackson: They don’t call me “Rampage” for my knockout power…

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is one of the most experienced fighters in the octagon today and lives up to his nickname. The PRIDE, Bellator, and UFC veteran has brought an unmatched level of ferocity with him everywhere he went and has supplied highlight reel knockouts for almost fourteen years. While “Rampage” was knocking fighters out for...

Sep 20, 2015 7:57 pm

Scott Coker: ‘Fedor Emelianenko could fight for 5 more years’

Fedor Emelianenko broke social media when he announced he would be returning to action, not with the UFC or Bellator, but with a brand new Japanese based promotion. The announcement was made at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday and “The Last Emperor” has a two fight deal with the new company. His first bout will take place...

Sep 20, 2015 5:30 pm

Everything there is to know about Fedor Emelianenko’s return to MMA

Fedor Emelianenko dropped a bombshell on the mixed martial arts community at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening when it was announced he would NOT be fighting for either Bellator or the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Instead, “The Last Emperor” will be squaring off in the main-event of brand new Japan based MMA promotion! The card is set...