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May 6, 2015 2:03 am

Bellator Fighter Admits to Smoking Weed Before Title Fight

Puff, puff, pass. Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Emanuel Newton lays down the facts about why he failed his drug test after his Bellator 134 title defense against Liam McGeary. Newton was recently a guest on Fightbook.com’s podcast and admitted to smoking weed days before the fight! Newton started, “Obviously, everyone just saw that I just...

May 4, 2015 7:07 am

SIGNED! Melvin Guillard Signs Multi-Year Contract With Bellator

UFC, WSOF and now Bellator. It seems as though lightweight fighter Melvin Guillard is still trying to find the right fit for him. It was announced today, via press release, that the ‘Young Assassin’ has signed a multi-fight, multi-year contract with Bellator MMA. Guillard was most recently with the World Series of Fighting promotion, but...

May 3, 2015 2:33 pm

Bellator Adds K-1 World GP Champion To Their Roster

According to sources, Bellator has signed K-1 World GP champion Ewerton Teixeira. The news was first reported by Combate. Teixeira has compiled a 3-0 MMA record and holds a 11-4 record in kickboxing. A date has not been set for his debut but BJPENN.COM will keep you posted.   By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630...

Apr 25, 2015 11:27 pm

“Bellator Can’t F With the UFC.”

“Bellator can’t f*** with the UFC… That ain’t no lie.” Quinton “Rampage” Jackson made his return to the UFC octagon on Saturday and made sure Bellator knew they missed up during the post fight press conference. “Rampage” was referring to the difficulties he had finding a way to fight in the octagon after Bellator filed...

Apr 23, 2015 2:08 am

Cheick Kongo vs. Alexander Volkov set to headline Bellator 139

A heavyweight bout between Cheick Kongo and Alexander Volkov will headline June’s Bellator 139 event in Mulvane, Kansas. Bellator officials made the announcement earlier today. Cheick Kongo (22-10-2 MMA) will be looking to rebound, this after dropping a decision loss to Muhammed Lawal at February’s Bellator 134 event in Connecticut. The loss to “King Mo”...

Apr 22, 2015 2:35 am

‘Rampage Was Happier at UFC Than He Was at Bellator!’

This may be one of the messiest situations we’ve covered in recent memory, and of course it’s about a battle between UFC and Bellator over talent. Around two weeks ago, an injunction from Bellator was granted which would force Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson off the UFC 186 card because he was still under contract with the...

Apr 20, 2015 4:18 pm

Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov Title Fight Set For Bellator 140

  Bellator has announced it’s main event fight for Bellator 140. Douglas Lima, the welterweight champion, will meet Andrey Koreshkov on July 17 at the Mohegan sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The fight will headline the card. Lima was set to face Paul Daley, but had to back out due to injury. Now he will...

Apr 15, 2015 10:52 am

JACKED! Phil Davis Leaves UFC For Bellator

Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever...

Apr 14, 2015 5:02 pm

Bellator 136 Payout: Will Brooks Top Earner with $72,000

Will Brooks successfully defended his Bellator Lightweight Championship against Dave Jansen and was handsomely rewarded for it. Brooks topped the payout report which was released by the California State Athletic Commission. GLORY and Bellator super-athlete Joe Schilling was paid $27,000 despite losing his bout in a controversial decision. Check out the full payout below! Will...

Apr 14, 2015 10:29 am

Former WWE Wrestler Signed for Bellator 138

Former WWE and TNA World Champion Bobby Lashley will be returning to the Bellator cage! Heavyweights Josh Thompson and Bobby Lashley will officially be duking it out on the main-card of Bellator 138. This will be their second meeting in a cage as Thompson defeated Lashley at ‘Super Fight League 3’ in 2012. Neither man...

Apr 10, 2015 1:50 pm

Full ‘Bellator 136’ Results & Recap

Bellator 136 ran live in the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California! Will Brooks defended his lightweight championship against Dave Jansen and Joe Schilling duked it out with Rafael Carvalho. Check out the results below! Will Brooks def. Dave Jansen by way of Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46 Rafael Carvalho def. Joe Schilling by way...

Apr 9, 2015 2:38 am

Bisping On Rampage v. Bellator — ‘Rampage is 36 years old and it’s tough’

“It’s really disappointing. Let’s not forget Rampage is 36 years old and it’s tough for him to wait for this to work out and sit on the sidelines. There’re always two sides of every story. But don’t worry: I’m here to save the day. I’m going to smash C.B. Dollaway.” During his guest stint on...

Apr 8, 2015 12:54 pm

Judge Says UFC Is Screwed, Will Likely Lose Rampage To Bellator

Even though Bellator’s injunction against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was granted, UFC planned legal action and continued to advertise the PRIDE veteran for their card at UFC 186. MMAFighting’s Luke Thomas obtained a copy of Judge Karen Suter’s ruling, and it looks like UFC is screwed. The decision to grant Bellator’s injunction was made in a...

Apr 8, 2015 10:48 am

Eddie A. Feels Rampage’s Pain In Bellator Dealings

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson isn’t the only one who had issues with Bellator. Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez has had legal issues with the promotion and he has Jackson’s back! Check out what he had to say about “Rampage” being pulled from UFC 186 this past week. @Rampage4real @NakedGambling Everyone loses in these things ,...

Apr 7, 2015 2:52 pm

UFC Considering Legal Action in ‘Rampage’ vs. Bellator

“UFC has been advised of the New Jersey state court’s ruling in the matter between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Bellator MMA. The UFC organization was surprised about the ruling because Mr. Jackson represented to UFC on multiple occasions that he was free to negotiate and contract with UFC. The UFC organization is also surprised that...

Apr 7, 2015 11:59 am

‘Rampage’ Responds to Bellator: ‘I Have More Fans Than You’

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson may be removed from his fight at UFC 186 due to an injunction filed by Bellator earlier this year. Jackson took to Instagram to vent out his frustrations and ranted about the promotion! A photo posted by Quinton Jackson (@rampage4real) on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:59am PDT WATCH! Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier...

Apr 7, 2015 9:28 am

Bellator Wins! “Rampage” Pulled off UFC 186 by Court

Bellator’s injunction against UFC and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was successful; Jackson is officially off the card. Jackson was scheduled to fight Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186. Burlington County Superior Court of New Jersey ruled Quinton “Rampage” Jackson out of the bout earlier this morning. There is currently no word on who will be replacing “Rampage”...

Apr 7, 2015 2:00 am

Get To Know Bellator Champ Will Brooks

Bellator Lightweight Champion Will Brooks is set to defend his championship against Dave Jansen at Bellator 136 on April 10, 2015. Check out what the champion does in his spare time in the video above! WATCH! Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier Jump their coach in this exclusive all-access footage.

Apr 3, 2015 10:26 am

Pitbull vs. Karakhanyan Confirmed for Bellator 138

Bellator MMA’s featherweight champion Patricio Freire will be defending his title against Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 138. The catch? They will be co-headlining under Ken Shamrock vs. Kimbo Slice. Their first bout took place back at Bellator 37 in 2011 where Pitbull was able to knock Karakhanyan out in the third round. BJPENN.COM’S LAYZIE THE...

Apr 3, 2015 2:33 am

Former Bellator Champ Set To Fight The System

Alexander Shlemenko is planning to fight the California State Athletic Commission regarding his failed drug test. The former Bellator Middleweight Champion was busted in his pre-fight drug test at Bellator 133. Shlemenko has secured the services of attorney Howard Jacobs who released the following statement: Alexander Shlemenko denies the use of any banned substances, and...

Apr 2, 2015 9:10 pm

Bellator In Talks with Boxer Tyson Fury

Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury has been turning heads by calling out UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velaquez. Dana White gave him an invitation to the octagon, but it looks like Bellator could sign him first. Coker stated in an interview with MMAFighting that he is entertaining the idea of signing Fury. “We are in dialogue with...

Apr 2, 2015 4:27 pm

Hearing Between Bellator and Rampage Jackson Postponed

Bellator’s injunction filed against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will have to wait for a decision as a judge delayed the case. New Jersey court representative Donna Mazzanti told MMAJunkie that the judge postponed the ruling of the case to Tuesday morning. Earlier this month, Bellator filed a lawsuit against “Rampage” Jackson in order to get him...

Mar 28, 2015 12:17 pm

REPLAY! Warren Screams, Ref Stops Bellator 135 Title Fight

In last night’s Bellator 135 main event Joe Warren lost his world title to Marcos Galvao. Here’s the fight ending submission. WATCH PHUKET DREAMING SEASON 2, EPISODE 1 — “THAI STYLE” SPONSORED BY BJPENN.COM.

Mar 27, 2015 8:18 pm

Bellator 135 Results: NEW CHAMPION! Galvao Dethrones Warren!

Bellator 135 took place Friday night in Thackerville, Oklahoma and we saw the crowning of a new king in the bantamweight division! Marcos Galvao trapped Joe Warren in a kneebar and torqued hard enough to make the champion scream, which is a verbal submission in mixed martial arts. Check out the rest of the results...

Mar 26, 2015 11:41 pm

Bellator 135 Weigh Ins: All Main Card Fighters Make Weight

Bellator 135’s main card fighters took to the scales yesterday and all of them made weight without issues. The WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma will host “Bellator 135” which takes place tonight on SPIKE TV. The event is headlined by Bellator Bantamweight Champion Joe Warren and challenger Marcos Galvao. Joe Warren (134.4...

Mar 24, 2015 2:59 am

Bellator MMA: In Camp with Joe Warren

Baddest Man on The Planet” Joe Warren takes us inside his fight preparation for his upcoming fight against Marcos Galvao, March 27th, live & FREE on Spike 9/8c!

Mar 21, 2015 11:16 am

Rampage Jackson Taunts Bellator Boss On Twitter

Quinton Rampage Jackson may find himself in hot water following a contract dispute with his former promoter, Bellator MMA. Having left the Spike TV promotion for a return to the UFC, Bellator has filed an injunction on the former UFC champ, citing they have rights to him. It’s a mess, one that will play out...

Mar 17, 2015 11:07 am

Liam McGeary Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With Bellator

Less than a month after making history becoming the first-ever British World Champion in a major MMA organization, Liam McGeary (10-0) has signed a multi-fight, multi-year contract extension with Bellator MMA. Born in England, but now living in the Bronx, NY where he trains with Renzo Gracie, Liam McGeary set a promotional record for most...

Mar 12, 2015 11:42 am

Bellator’s Emanuel Newton Gets Popped For Puffing Ganja

Another failed drug test has hit the MMA world, this time coming from former Bellator light-heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton. Newton, who lost his title via decision in the Bellator 134 main event, tested positive for marijuana during his fight night drug test. The Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletics regulations has suspended him for 90 days,...