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Dec 3, 2015 3:12 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Chad George retires from MMA, plans to take Jiu-Jitsu world by storm

Last week it was announced that Bellator MMA fighter and MMA veteran Chad George would be retiring from competition after nearly 10 years as a professional fighter. Over the course of his 24 professional fights, George fought under numerous high-profile promotional banners, including Bellator MMA, WEC, BAMMA, and Tachi Palace to name a few. In...


Nov 30, 2015 11:14 am

“The Punk”: Not a fan of UFC “I’m giving all fighters advice!”

This isn’t just another article about former UFC veteran and current Bellator lightweight Josh “The Punk” Thompson. It’s what the message and reality is for all active fighters. “Smooth” (23-5 MMA) finished his UFC contract in Seoul, Korea against a game Jorge Masvidal. Benson made comments about wanting to retire in the UFC, but made it...

Nov 27, 2015 8:30 am

WATCH! Michael ‘Venom’ Page training with parkour specialist

Michael ‘Venom’ Page is one of the most highly touted prospects under the Bellator MMA banner. Page gained notoriety when videos began spreading on the internet, praising him for his boastfulness and ability to make his opponents look foolish while appearing to barely put forth any effort. In this video, we see Page working with...

Nov 25, 2015 9:51 am

War Machine blows kiss at prosecutor interrupting court hearing

Johnathan Koppenhaver, known as War Machine is once again causing some disruption and making headlines in the media. The former UFC and Bellator fighter who was in court on Monday for a preliminary hearing on 34 charges from ex-girlfriend and adult film star Christy Mackinday that include sexual assault and two accounts of attempted murder....

Nov 25, 2015 8:29 am

Shamrock to critics: Stop age discrimination!

When Bellator announced that Ken Shamrock would be fighting Royce Gracie at Bellator 149 on February 19th, many fans rolled their eyes. Memes came out regarding the fight, joking that it would be sponsored by Life Alert, pointing out that the combined age of the two men will be 100 years old on fight night....

Nov 18, 2015 5:10 pm

Royce Gracie speaks on MMA return

Last month it was announced that Royce Gracie would be returning to MMA for a trilogy fight against Ken Shamrock under the Bellator MMA banner in February. While Gracie has been away from MMA competition since 2007, he’s ready to show that at 48 years old he still has what it takes to compete professionally....

Nov 12, 2015 10:03 am

Kimbo Slice explains beef with Dada 5000: Going to ‘knock his ass out’

The news of the latest card announced by Bellator has been buzzing with some very interesting fights. One bout on Bellator 149 that has a lot of fans talking about is between Kimbo Slice and Dhafir Harris who goes by the name Dada 5000. For someone flipping through the TV Guide, an alluring program to tune in...

Nov 10, 2015 10:14 am

Tyson Fury goes on bizarre homophobic, end of the world outburst

Undefeated heavyweight boxing contender Tyson Fury may be well known to the MMA community with his bold claim against former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and rumblings of signing with Bellator. Fury, who is set to fight Wladimir Klitschko for WBO, IBF, and WBA titles is also known for his controversial character. Fury spoke with the...

Nov 7, 2015 11:19 am

Will Brooks apologizes for hotel scuffle with Freire brothers

Leading up to the Bellator 145 weigh-ins, Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks was involved in a scuffle with the Freire brothers in the hotel where the fighters were staying at. Following his unanimous decision win over Marcin Held at Bellator 145, Will Brooks apologized to fans for the scuffle: “Earlier this week, I want to...

Nov 7, 2015 8:05 am

MUST SEE! Shamrock vs. Gracie & Slice vs. Dada5000 announcement

Last night during the Bellator 145 broadcast it was announced that on February 19th in Houston Ken Shamrock would fight Royce Gracie for the 3rd time, and Kimbo Slice would fight Dada5000. Above are the videos of the announcements. In addition, you can see the Twitter reactions to the announcement by clicking THIS LINK.

Nov 7, 2015 7:59 am

HIGHLIGHTS! Daniel Straus defeats Patricio Freire

Last night on Bellator 145, Daniel Straus put on the performance of a lifetime against Patricio Freire to earn a unanimous decision victory, and the Bellator MMA featherweight championship! You can see highlights above!

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...