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Nov 7, 2015 7:48 am

Twitter reacts to Shamrock vs. Gracie, Slice vs. Dada5000

Last night during Bellator 145 Scott Coker made the announcement that Kimbo Slice would be fighting Dada5000 on February 19th. It was then announced by Kurt Angle, who was the guest of honor, that Ken Shamrock would be fighting Royce Gracie in the main event of the bout. Below are some reactions from the MMA...

Nov 6, 2015 10:46 pm

REPLAY! Michael Chandler drops David Rickels

Last night at Bellator 145 Michael Chandler once again put himself in a position to get a crack at the Bellator lightweight championship. Chandler knocked out Rickels in the second round of the bout, and you can see the finish above!

Nov 6, 2015 2:57 pm

“Before the bell” with Frank Trigg

Ahead of the Bellator 145 action tonight on Spike TV, UFC Hall of Famer Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas broke down the main event and co-main event bouts. In the main event Daniel Straus and Patricio Freire will square off for the Bellator featherweight title. In the co-main event Will Brooks and Marcin Held will...

Nov 6, 2015 8:57 am

Lashley: CM Punk “feeds on” fan hate

Former WWE wrestler turned MMA fighter Bobby Lashley knows a thing or two about making the transition from professional wrestling to combat sports. Since making the jump to MMA, Lashley has compiled a 13-2 record that has seen him go 3-0 under the Bellator MMA banner, and will see him ride a 6-fight win streak...


Nov 5, 2015 7:51 am

Ken Shamrock slams Joe Rogan: Don’t hide behind your mic

When Ken Shamrock lost to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 via TKO there were many who speculated that the fight was fake. The first thing that was strange about the fight was that Kimbo and Shamrock were clinched with their faces out of view and both fighters had their mouth near the other’s ear. Second,...

Nov 4, 2015 4:01 pm

Everlast signs 4 fighters including TJ Dillashaw

Everlast is one of the most well-known manufacturers of combat sports equipment and apparel. News broke Wednesday afternoon that ‘#TeamEverlast’ had signed 4 fighters to a sponsorship deal, one of which was TJ Dillashaw. In addition, former UFC champion Benson Henderson, top ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald, and Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks were all signed...

Nov 4, 2015 12:41 pm

Patricio Freire fires back at Will Brooks: ‘He hit Patricky first and came at me’

In response to Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks’ claim of the Pitbull brothers attacking him, Patricio Freire tweeted that Brooks is a liar. The featherweight champion of Bellator who also fights on Friday at Bellator 145 even posted a previous tweet from Brooks in August that foreshadowed an incident brewing. Will Brooks is a liar. He...

Nov 2, 2015 1:24 pm

Do people want to see Bobby Lashley versus Kimbo Slice?

Is a fight between Bobby Lashley and Kimbo Slice the next big hit for Bellator? Basically the fight sounds like it can happen if there is enough buzz from fans to give the Bellator heads a reason to book it. Lashley, who has a rematch against James Thompson this Friday at Bellator 145, spoke with...

Oct 30, 2015 9:23 am

Will Brooks agrees with Dustin Poirier’s decision to not fight at UFC Dublin

Well, it appears not every fighter disagreed with Dustin Poirier’s decision to decline a fight against Norman Parke after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout due to a concussion sustained in training. Poirier caught quite a bit of criticism from fans and fighters for not accepting a fight with...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

Frank Trigg talks with Titan FC champ Rick Hawn on retirement

Frank Trigg of MMAOddsBreaker spoke with Titan FC champ Rick Hawn (21-4) on his retirement following his championship win over Pat Healy at Titan FC 35. Trigg asked about his decision to retire and Hawn gave his reasoning on the struggle of being a professional fighter. “It was a long time coming. Several reasons, one,...

Oct 29, 2015 3:48 pm

King Mo: Me versus Tito Ortiz would be a hate crime

[ooyala code=”hlMXhneDrAx79QDHF-nSiw3AnCA2CQdu” player_id=”26a050614fc041abbebb2f55b27fcae4″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with Bellator Star King Mo Lawal. To kick off the interview, King Mo discussed the rib injury he sustained at the Bellator tournament earlier this year. “I feel good...

Oct 28, 2015 1:15 pm

Ken Shamrock teases major announcement

Ken Shamrock is just 2-8 in his last 10 fights, and is currently on a 2-fight skid that most recently saw him drop a KO loss to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 in June. Shamrock teased fans with “big news” on Twitter earlier this week, however the announcement won’t come for another several days. To...

Oct 28, 2015 10:05 am

Tim Kennedy would rather fight for Scott Coker than in the UFC

Outspoken UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy was a guest on Submission Radio talking about a variety of topics including potential matchups for him in the division to the thought of fighting in Bellator under Scott Coker. Kennedy’s last fight was over a year ago, and it seems like the opinionated fighter has been on the sidelines...

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

Coker: Koscheck/Daley II targeted for summer 2016

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck (17-10 MMA) signed a contract with Bellator MMA this past June and is currently awaiting his first opponent from the promotion. The former “Ultimate Fighter Season 1” star was initially slated to make his first Bellator appearance this December at Bellator 147, but instead is now being targeted for a January event....

Oct 25, 2015 1:00 am

WOAH! Fighter does 360-degree faceplant after getting KOd!

Mainstream mixed martial arts finally made its return to airwaves this weekend when Bellator and Ultimate Fighting Championship gave fight-fans something to watch. Their temporary absence allowed smaller organizations to take center stage, though, leading to videos like this one surfacing! Virginia Cagefighting gave us one of the most dramatic knockouts of the month when...

Oct 23, 2015 12:05 pm

UFC vet Lavar Johnson in jail after brutal alleged assault on girlfriend

Former UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce fighter Lavar Johnson is currently in jail after allegedly brutally assaulting his girlfriend. Johnson was arrested back in August according to a new report from TMZ however, he remains in jail in Fresno California on $120,000 bond. Johnson’s girlfriend alleges that Johnson slammed her against the wall and ground before...

Oct 19, 2015 3:08 pm

Titan FC champ Rick Hawn announces retirement from MMA

Bellator veteran and current Titan FC Lightweight Champion Rick Hawn has decided to hang up his gloves for good and retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. The thirty-nine year old retires with gold slung over his shoulder having just won the title in September. “After giving a lot of thought, I probably just...

Oct 19, 2015 11:41 am

Aisling Daly ready to fight in front of Irish crowd after missing 2014 Dublin event

Aisling Daly has fought in front of her hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland several times before under the Cage Warriors banner. After making the rounds through Bellator and Invicta, the Ultimate Fighting Championship came knocking and Daly was signed on as a participant for “The Ultimate Fighter 20”. In the meantime, UFC ran their first...

Oct 18, 2015 5:37 pm

Chael Sonnen stands firm on retirement: ‘I am not coming back’

Chael Sonnen has not stepped foot in the octagon since fighting Rashad Evans at UFC 167 nearly two years ago in November 2013. He was scheduled to clash with Wanderlei Silva at UFC 173, but one of Sonnen’s pre-fight random pre-fight drug tests forced him out of the fight when it came back positive for...

Oct 18, 2015 7:14 am

WATCH! Legacy 47 highlights features nothing but finishes

October has been a slow month for fans of mixed martial arts. The Ultimate Fighting Championship hasn’t held a fight since October 3rd when Daniel Cormier defended his gold against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192. Bellator’s last card was in late September and won’t be running another one until the 25th of October. Legacy fighters...

Oct 15, 2015 11:06 am

A New Committee Is Born — Rule Changes Coming To MMA?

Sean Wheelock, who used to do play-by-play for Bellator, is now the chairman of a brand new MMA rules and regulations committee. Wheelock, who’s a certified boxing referee, was recently given the position by ABC president Mike Mazzulli. The new committee will discuss and take a look at some of the bigger issues in the...

Oct 13, 2015 11:29 am

‘FIXED? That Shamrock Fight Wasn’t FIXED’

Kimbo Slice (5-2 MMA) returned to the cage for the first time in over five years this past June, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over MMA legend Ken Shamrock in the main event of Bellator 138. Kimbo recently joined The MMA Hour to talk about his successful return to MMA, including when he...

Oct 12, 2015 5:38 am

Bas Rutten: ‘Fedor Still A Threat For UFC Title’

Fedor Emelianenko took his fans on a roller coaster ride of emotions when he announced he would be coming out of retirement earlier this year. People expected “The Last Emperor” to sign with Bellator, but the possibility of seeing him duke it out with the best in the octagon piqued diehard and casual fans’ interests...

Oct 11, 2015 5:53 pm

Kimbo Slice Wants Several More Fights Before Retirement

Kimbo Slice’s return to mixed martial arts at “Bellator 138: Unfinished Business” against Ken Shamrock may not have been a world-class technical display of skill, but it did more than get the job done. The main-event drew over two million viewers to SPIKE so they could see a fight take place that was years in...

Oct 10, 2015 8:25 am

Rampage Is Down To Fight In Japan On NYE

Alright MMA fanboys, try not to go to crazy, but Quinton “Rampage” Jackson says he’d like to fight on that NYE card in Japan. That’s right, the new promotion, ‘Rizin Fighting Federation,’ which will feature the return of Fedor Emelianenko, might be Rampage’s next stop. The former UFC champ said, during a live Twitch stream,...

Oct 8, 2015 9:59 am

New Japan Organization Will Be Called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation’

Well it’s official. We now know the name of the new MMA organization out of Japan, run by former PRIDE FC boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara. At a recent press conference it was announced that the promotion will be called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation.’ Many expected them to announce Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent at the press conference, but that...