2796 Search Results for bellator

Jan 19, 2016 9:52 am

Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal sides with Mayweather: ‘But if Conor was black?’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. stirred up a lot of conversation recently with his opinion of racism still being prevalent in combat sports. Mayweather claimed that UFC stars Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey’s success were due to them being white. McGregor responded to Mayweather with an aggressive letter and even proposed a fight with the retired boxing...

Jan 19, 2016 8:43 am

Exclusive Video | Tito Ortiz discusses Ronda Rousey’s future

[ooyala code=”hoZDQ4MDE6Pk67Hh6AZXlD7oWsX92ziH” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Since Holly Holm KO’d Ronda Rousey back at UFC 193, there has been much speculation as to when the pair would finally get to have their highly anticipated rematch. While the UFC brass initially wanted Holm vs. Rousey II to go down at UFC 200, due to a...

Jan 17, 2016 8:49 pm

UFN 81 Results: Eddie Alvarez defeats Anthony Pettis via split-decision

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-4 MMA) took on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ in Boston. Round one begins with an Eddie Alvarez leg kick. Eddie shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Pettis is trying to use the fence...

Jan 16, 2016 8:47 am

Exclusive Video | Tito Ortiz talks Conor McGregor

[ooyala code=”YzZDQ4MDE6wIbQWpksVDsPRQkIAsxGsQ” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Conor McGregor was the talk of the MMA world going into his UFC 194 featherweight championship bout against Jose Aldo. Since knocking Aldo out in 13 seconds and claiming the UFC featherweight championship, McGregor has continued to make headlines. ‘Notorious’ announced that he would be going up to...


Jan 15, 2016 8:45 am

Jorge Masvidal and Luke Rockhold engage in Twitter beef

Jorge Masvidal and Tim Kennedy’s Twitter beef must not have been enough, because now ‘Gamebred’ is engaging in a cyber-feud with UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Masivdal is trash talking middleweights due to the fact that he trains who Yoel Romero, who was the #1 contender at middleweight prior to it being revealed that he...

Jan 14, 2016 12:18 pm

WATCH! Kimbo sends a HIGHLY censored message to Dada 5000

NSFW: We asked @KimboSlice​ if he had anything to say to @therealdada5000​… #Bellator149 https://t.co/fc5QYVkMJahttps://t.co/FeIzRMqgoR — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) January 12, 2016 The date for Bellator 149 is close to one month away as a card of entertaining fights will be televised on Spike on Feb. 19. Record-breaking attraction Kimbo Slice takes on nemesis Dhafir Harris, AKA...

Jan 12, 2016 9:27 am

Video: Anthony “Showtime” Pettis behind the scenes 2016 – Insane Training

“Showtime” is less than a week away from stepping into the octagon against former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez.  The co-main event has huge title implications for Anthony Pettis if he wants to see a LW title bout this year. Check out the amazing kicks and technique that the #1 LW in the world has to...

Jan 11, 2016 10:55 am

Muhammed Lawal Interview Video: I will never be a UFC fighter

Muhammed Lawal had a “King Mo” type of year winning all five of his contests, two by KO and three via unanimous decision. Lawal (19-4-1 MMA) is coming off his KO victory at Rizin FF Heavyweight Grand Prix finals.   The first round knockout concluded “King Mo’s” year, check out the quote below. Lawal spoke...

Jan 11, 2016 10:01 am

Royce Gracie facing $1.15 million tax underpayment to the IRS

MMA legend Royce Gracie is facing a tough opponent that he cannot beat physically. The man who won UFC 1 is facing a battle with the IRS that claims they have a case with Gracie underpaying his taxes dating back to 2007, according to Bloody Elbow. IRS agent Gloria Ybarra filed a legal petition to...

Jan 9, 2016 7:39 am

Video Promo: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez – The Time is Now

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is set to step into the octagon next Sunday against Eddie “The Silent Assassin” Alvarez at Fight Night Boston in the Madison Square Garden Arena. Both fighters competed only one time in 2015 and the results were split.   Pettis fought against Rafael dos Anjos in a 5 round one-sided affair, as...

Jan 7, 2016 10:27 am

Ben Askren believes all promotions will move toward new weigh-in system

The revolutionary weigh-in procedures being implemented this year by ONE Championship has got a lot of people talking. The promotion’s ban on weight-cutting is looking to make fighting a safer sport, and Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion has made it known that he would like other premier MMA promotions such as the UFC and...

Jan 5, 2016 9:50 am

Kimbo delivers in Reddit ‘ask me anything’

Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson has another fight in a Spike-televised event with Bellator 149 on Feb. 19. The popular fighter who knocked out Ken Shamrock in his last ratings record-breaking Bellator event hosted an AMA or “ask me anything” on Reddit ahead of his next fight. Kimbo answered questions ranging from fighting to food and gave fun...

Jan 3, 2016 11:45 am

Gilbert Melendez Breaks Down Lawler vs Condit. Wants Rematch UFC 195

Giilbert Melendez  puts on the suit and tie for this video as he breaks down the epic fight at UFC 195 Condit vs Lawler.   The contest between these two warriors with different approaches to the sport have dedicated their lives to go head to head for gold in this instant classic. “El Nino” goes...

Jan 2, 2016 7:57 am

MUST SEE! Ken Shamrock says McGregor is P4P king

While Conor McGregor is certainly a polarizing figure, there’s no debating the Irishman’s dominance inside the Octagon. Fresh off of his UFC 194 KO win over Jose Aldo, McGregor made quite the jump in the UFC’s official pound 4 pound ranking ladder. Ken Shamrock however believes that the win over Aldo cemented McGregor’s place at...

Jan 1, 2016 3:43 pm

Details on Fedor’s next fight announced

On New Year’s Eve MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his successful return to MMA under the Rizin FF banner as he defeated Jaideep Singh. The MMA world immediately began discussing how ‘Fedor’s back!’ And while we speculated that his next fight could be under the Bellator MMA banner, it was announced today that the fight...

Jan 1, 2016 11:49 am

ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui: ‘All our athletes will move up a weight class’

With ONE Championship’s new weigh-in system set to take place in 2016, the weight class the fighters have been competing in will be taking a big change. Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion recently appeared on Fox Sports Asia to address the changes that could have a dramatic effect on the landscape of MMA. From...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 31, 2015 3:20 pm

Fedor’s next opponent to be announced TOMORROW

Earlier today in Japan, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA under the Rizin FF banner. Emelianenko put on an impressive performance against Jaideep Singh, to claim his first MMA win in over 3 years. Following the bout, Emelianenko’s coach revealed that The Last Emperor’s next opponent will be revealed tomorrow during a...

Dec 31, 2015 7:14 am

WATCH! ‘King Mo’ Lawal lands one-punch knockout to take RIZIN tournament

Bellator light heavyweight Muhammed “King Mo” Laval proved why he was chosen to represent the Bellator promotion by winning the RIZIN heavyweight tournament by knocking out Jiri Prochazka in the final. Lawal also won a first round knockout on day 1 of RIZIN’s tournament, just two days before on the 12/29 card against Brett McDermott which...

Dec 30, 2015 2:08 pm

Nick Diaz makes his case for why he’s the GOAT

Nick Diaz’s MMA career has certainly been a historic one. Over the course of his nearly 15 year professional career, Diaz has fought some of the best fighters to ever compete in Mixed Martial Arts. Along the way Diaz has also fought for some of the best MMA promotions in the world, including the WEC,...

Dec 30, 2015 9:31 am

WATCH! Lorenzo Fertitta says UFC will bring in over half a billion dollars in 2015

The world’s premiere mixed martial arts promotion has had a record year in 2015. Check out this video featuring UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta talking about how the company will rake in “about” $600 million in 2015 alone. Fertitta talks about fighter pay, which always has been a hot topic amongst both fighters and fans (transcribed...

Dec 29, 2015 7:56 am

REPLAY! King Mo picks up 1st round KO win at Rizin FF

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Rizin 1 | King Mo vs Brett McDermott Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal vs Brett 'the Spartan' McDermott Full Fight#Rizin 1 Posted by Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Last night in the first ever Rizin FF event, Bellator MMA fighter Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal competed against Brett ‘The Spartan’ McDermont....

Dec 21, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fight Night 81 full card nearly finalized

All but one fight is finalized for the UFC Fight Night 81 card featuring the bantamweight championship fight between champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz. Other big bouts on the card feature former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis versus former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez as well as an exciting heavyweight match between...

Dec 18, 2015 10:31 am

WATCH! Is the UFC making a mistake by potentially letting Aljamain Sterling go?

Undefeated bantamweight and former Cage Fury Fighting Championships champion Aljamain Sterling may be on the road to testing free agency. Sterling successfully fought last week with a second-round submission win over Johnny Eduardo at UFC Fight Night 80. Sterling posted a video of his post-fight celebration with the caption reading, “When the @UFC calls your...