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Mar 14, 2016 11:27 am

BREAKING: Matt Mitrione leaves the UFC for Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC following the signing of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. Former NFL player and UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione announced his decision to sign with Bellator MMA on the MMA Hour on Monday. Mitrione said that the UFC did not come...

Mar 12, 2016 12:34 pm

Matt Mitrione waiting to see if UFC matches ‘very nice’ offer from Bellator MMA

Matt Mitrione’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ scrap with Travis Browne was the last fight on his current UFC contract. Unfortunately for Mitrione, two eye pokes and a broken orbital lead to him being defeated via TKO at the event. While Mitrione is appealing the loss with the Massachusetts commission due to the fact that referee...

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock fail Bellator 149 drug tests

Back in February Bellator headed to Houston Texas for Bellator 149. The event was an interesting one to say the least. In the co-main event Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 squared off in a highly anticipated grudge match, while in the main event Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie had their trilogy fight nearly 25 years...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...


Feb 27, 2016 8:44 am

REPLAY! Kendall Grove picks up brutal KO win at Bellator 150

Last night at Bellator 150, Hawaii’s very own Kendall Grove picked up a wonderfully brutal KO win over Francisco “Kiko” France. The win over France made it 2-straight wins under the Bellator MMA banner for Grove. Check out the replay of his KO win over France above!

Feb 25, 2016 12:56 pm

Former Bellator MMA title challenger working at Mor Furniture

MMA is without a doubt an unforgiving sport Unfortunately, fighters who give everything they have to the sport aren’t always able to dedicate their time 100% to training, and ultimately are then unable to retire after their careers are over. Former Bellator MMA title challenger Joey Beltran is coming off a win at ‘C3 Fights’...

Feb 20, 2016 10:52 am

Kimbo Slice reflects on Bellator 149 win

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. The fight ultimately ended in controversy, with Dada 5000 appearing to hit the ground from exhaustion rather than a punch. With that being said Slice looked noticeably exhausted himself, forcing referee John McCarthy to even...

Feb 20, 2016 6:48 am

Video: Post Fight Press Conference – Bellator 149

Missed the live post-fight presser? Check out what you missed when the fighters last night got their last words in after the event. Check out what co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and BJJ legend Royce Gracie had to say about his performances’ last night.

Feb 20, 2016 12:07 am

PHOTO | Tito Ortiz wins big with Bellator 149 bet

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. Ultimately, Slice was awarded the win after Dada 5000 hit the ground from apparent exhaustion. Dada 5000 was then taken out of the cage via a stretcher. While the reaction from the MMA community wasn’t...

Feb 19, 2016 11:32 pm

VIDEO | Dada 5000 being taken out on a stretcher at Bellator 149

In the co-main event of Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice defeated Dada 5000 in the 3rd round of their grudge match. The fight was a strange one that saw Dada 5000 hit the ground in strange fashion. You can see the replay of the finish by clicking THIS LINK and see Dada 5000 being taken out...

Feb 18, 2016 4:19 pm

Bellator MMA announces ‘Bellator Kickboxing’

Bellator MMA is expanding it’s reach in the combat sports world. It was revealed on Thursday that the promotion would begin hosting Kickboxing events as ‘Bellator Kickboxing’ starting in April. The announcement was made at the Bellator 149 press conference on Thursday in preparation for Friday’s Bellator 149 card. The news was then sent out...

Feb 17, 2016 12:33 pm

Video Recap: The Best of Bellator 2015 – The Official Video

2015 was a huge year for fight fans around the world watching Bellator as a few former champions Josh “The Punk” Thompson (Strikeforce lightweight), Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight) and recently Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (UFC LHW) is back on the Bellator roster. Watch the ‘Best Of Bellator 2015’ exciting countdown to number 1.

Feb 16, 2016 3:09 pm

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson returns to Bellator after litigation

Earlier today news surfaced that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson would be returning to Bellator after an “amicable agreement” was reached between the two parties. The news was revealed through a press release, which was sent to BJPenn.com. It reads: Following an amicable agreement to settle the litigation between the two parties, the always entertaining and exciting...

Feb 14, 2016 6:48 am

Bellator MMA Official Video: Meet Dada 5000 – In Focus

With Bellator 149 next week “Dada 5000” close to his co-event matchup against Kimbo Slice, it’s time you meet Dhafir Harris. You’ve seen “Dada 5000” do what he does in backyard, ‘bare knuckle’ scraps and all his viral videos, get to know who the man is behind the fighter in this Bellator Video.

Feb 13, 2016 8:47 am

Benson Henderson’s biggest regret in move to Bellator will surprise you

Last month it was announced that former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson had signed with Bellator MMA, and would get an immediate title shot. The move was a bit of a shocking one, however signing a former UFC champion was a big move for Bellator MMA. Henderson took to his Facebook page to make the...

Feb 11, 2016 10:14 am

Bellator MMA fighter blames his loss on having sex before fight

You have probably heard it from various trainers and different fighters regarding abstinence from sex before a fight. Renown boxing coach Freddie Roach has gone on record to say that he asks his fighters to abstain from sex ten days before their fight. Bellator MMA’s Emanuel Newton recently found that he should have taken Roach’s...

Feb 6, 2016 1:18 pm

Bellator Video: Fighter Breakdown – Kimbo Slice vs DADA 5000

February 19th is right around the corner and Kimbo Slice and DADA 5000 are set back up all the talk leading up to this Bellator main-event headliner. Who do you see getting their hand raised in this almost guaranteed knockout producing scrap?

Feb 6, 2016 7:28 am

WATCH! Scott Coker announces two big Bellator MMA signings

It’s been a big week for Bellator MMA. Earlier this week Bellator MMA announced that they had signed former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. Now, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has announced that the promotion has signed former UFC standout Chris Leben. Leben hasn’t fought since 2013 when he threw in the towel against Uriah...

Feb 6, 2016 7:06 am

Video Interview Benson Henderson: Why He Made the Move to Bellator

Benson “Smooth” Henderson knows what’s best for his future in MMA. Knowing what he brings to the table and showing that he’s not to be taken advantage of when it comes to ‘fighter pay’ is the former UFC champ Henderson in this video. Will the grass be greener at Bellator?