221 Search Results for bjorn rebney

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Oct 8, 2012 11:36 am

Spike TV Announces Information Regarding Their Bellator Reality Show | MMA NEWS

As of January 2013 Spike TV will officially be free and clear of any and all obligations with the UFC. Plans have been in place for some time now to bring Bellator from their current home to Spike TV. There has also been rumors running rampant about a potential reality show similar to The Ultimate...

Sep 25, 2012 11:05 am

Bellator CEO Fires Back At Dana White For "Hypocritical Statement" | MMA NEWS

“It’s a very, very hypocritical statement. We had to go through the exact same process with Zuffa when we signed ‘King Mo.’ Zuffa released ‘King Mo’ Lawal on March 27, 2012. They went public with their release, they put it up on their own website, on UFC.com, Dana confirmed the release of ‘King Mo’ to...

Sep 13, 2012 1:57 pm

Bellator Champ Konrad Opts For Early Retirement, Says MMA Not His Passion | MMA NEWS

After two years of complete dominance inside the Bellator cage, the King is hanging up his crown as Bellator Heavyweight Champion Cole Konrad has officially retired from MMA. While the announcement was a shock to many, Konrad knew this decision was coming sooner than later. “This decision has been on my mind for a while,...


Sep 13, 2012 1:54 pm

Alvarez vs. Pitbull Headline Loaded Night of Fights at Caesars Windsor | MMA NEWs

As Bellator prepares for its explosive seventh and final season on MTV2, the promotion has finalized a stacked night of fights that include the highly anticipated lightweight showdown between Eddie Alvarez and Patricky Pitbull, as well as the Season 7 Featherweight Tournament and a host of International and Canadian talent looking to collect big wins...

Aug 17, 2012 7:51 am

BJ Penn.Com Exclusive: Eddie Alvarez on His Future, Past & His Family

The more people you ask the more you will hear that Eddie Alvarez is going to be joining the UFC once his contract with Bellator expires later on this year. It’s hard to begrudge the man after all he has accomplished in the sport, he has every right to want to test himself against the...

Aug 11, 2012 8:48 am

Bellator Adds Renato “Babalu” Sobral, Will Compete In Season 8 Tournament | MMA NEWS

Bellator Fighting Championships continues to bolster its already impressive roster as the promotion has announced the signing of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Renato “Babalu” Sobral to its Light Heavyweight roster. Still recovering from a hand injury suffered earlier this year, “Babalu” will make his Bellator debut in the Season 8 Light Heavyweight Tournament, which will...

Jun 18, 2012 9:28 am

Bellator Signs Wrestling Phenom Shawn Bunch

By Jamie McAllister Bellator signs wrestler Shawn Bunch the news comes directly from Bellator.com Bellator Fighting Championships have agreed terms with decorated amateur wrestler Shawn Bunch. The former Olympic qualifier is now turning his attention solely toward Mixed Martial Arts and a future Bellator Bantamweight tournament. “I’ve had my sights set on Bellator for a...

Jun 15, 2012 2:48 pm

Explosive Welterweight Paul "Semtex" Daley Joins Bellator Fighting Championships

The Bellator Welterweight division just got even more explosive as feared British striker Paul “Semtex” Daley joins one of Bellator’s deepest divisions in a move that adds another world-class fighter to Bellator’s talent-laden roster. “I’ve been a Semtex fan for years,” said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. “He’s an incredibly explosive fighter who is...

Jun 5, 2012 9:02 am

Brett Rogers Signs With Bellator, Makes His Debut On June 22 | MMA NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Brett “Da Grim” Rogers Joins Bellator; Makes Debut June 22 at Bellator 71 To describe the career of Brett Rogers as a roller coaster ride could be considered a massive understatement. The former heavyweight title contender was at the top of the MMA food chain not long ago, but for a career...

May 10, 2012 2:39 pm

"King Mo" Inks Deals with Bellator and TNA Pro Wrestling

In an unprecedented move – one of the biggest names in mixed martial arts, “King Mo” Lawal, has signed a deal to compete in Spike TV’s two major sports properties, Bellator Fighting Championships and TNA’s IMPACT Wrestling. King Mo will join the stars of TNA this summer and resume his mixed martial arts career next...

Apr 24, 2012 3:17 pm

Bellator Concedes | Hector Lombard UFC Bound

Bjorn Rebney, boss of Bellator Fighting, confirmed Tuesday that his best middleweight fighter Hector Lombard is headed to the UFC. As originally reported by Mike Chiapetta of MMA Fighting, The CEO of the up and coming Bellator had a chance to match the UFC’s offer but Rebney said the organization was incapable of matching the...

Apr 19, 2012 8:07 am

Hector Lombard Coming To The UFC ?

By Jamie McAllister: “We’ve received the final proposed UFC agreement from Hector’s attorney, and right now we are in the process of reviewing it to determine whether we’re going to match the agreement,” “Obviously, we have a huge event coming up Friday. As soon as that is over, we will sit down with our partners...

Mar 8, 2012 10:00 am

MMA NEWS | Bellator Champ Hector Lombard To The UFC?

UFC president Dana White recently took to the UFC on FX 2 post-fight media scrum to discuss many topics, one of which being Australian Native and Bellator middleweight champion, Hector Lombard. “I guess he’s pretty popular down here. I’ve been hearing all about him since I’ve been here. I hear he’s under contract though with...

Jan 11, 2012 1:00 pm

MMA NEWS – Eddie Alvarez Not Entering Season 6 Bellator Tournament; Aoki Rematch Possible

“Ed won’t be part of the next tournament during the March kickoff,” Rebney said. “The decision was reached between us that the next right step wouldn’t be to jump back in the season-tournament right now.” “We’re still talking very regularly about the Aoki fight,” he said. “We’ve been talking to DREAM about making it happen,...

Dec 16, 2011 8:33 am

Bellator Season 6 Bantamweight Tournament Beginning To Take Shape

After a Season 5 Bantamweight Tournament that saw Brazilian phenom Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas secure a title shot against reigning Bellator Bantamweight Champion Zach Makovsky, eight of the world’s top 135 pounders are back for Bellator’s sixth season, eager to claim a title shot of their own. Bellator will begin its sixth season Friday, March 2...

Dec 1, 2011 1:57 am

2011 World MMA Awards Results

The 2011 World MMA Awards took place tonight at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas Nevada. The show was hosted by outspoken UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen, and included awards for categories such as “Fighter Of The Year”, “KO Of The Year”, and “Fight Of The Year” (between the dates September 1st, 2010 and...

Nov 15, 2011 12:33 pm

MMA NEWS – Russian Phenom Vyacheslav Vasilevsky Join's Bellator Middleweight Division

In a continuing effort to scout and sign the world’s best talent, Bellator Fighting Championships has signed highly-touted Russian striker Vyacheslav Vasilevsky. Vasilevsky joins Bellator after an incredibly successful career in Russia where “Slava” compiled a dominating 15-1 record. Currently riding a 14-fight win streak, the 23-year-old prodigy will be fighting at middleweight in the...

Oct 27, 2011 3:05 pm

Talent Filled Bellator 56 Card Invades KC's Memorial Hall Saturday Night

As Bellator Fighting Championships prepares to invade Memorial Hall in Kansas City on October 29th, the fight card has been finalized with a number of preliminary fights featuring some explosive local talent sure to make the Kansas City faithful proud. Saturday will also feature the Kansas City return of Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren, who...

Oct 26, 2011 8:09 am

Viacom Buys Majority Stake In Bellator

Viacom, the parent company behind MTV networks, has purchased a majority stake in the Bellator Promotion with plans to start airing shows on Spike TV in 2013. USA Today was the first to report the news of the story, as Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney explained that talks were ongoing for the past year, and that...

Oct 26, 2011 7:00 am

Former Bellator Champion Lyman Good Returns to face Michael Costa in Welterweight Tournament Qualifier at Bellator 59

Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that former Bellator Welterweight Champion Lyman “Cyborg” Good will make his long-awaited return to the Bellator cage as the New York native squares off against promising Brazilian Michael Costa in a Bellator Season 6 Welterweight Tournament Qualifier fight on Saturday, November 26 from Caesars Atlantic City in New Jersey and...

Oct 21, 2011 1:08 pm

Tickets For The 2011 World MMA Awards Hosted By Chael Sonnen On Sale Today

Tickets to the 2011 World MMA Awards operated by fighters Only magazine went on sale today and details of the event have been made official. The annual event which honors a wide variety of MMA professionals will take place on Nov. 30 from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and be...

Oct 17, 2011 8:24 am

Maiquel Falcao Joins Bellator Middleweight Ranks

Former UFC slugger, Maiquel Falcao has signed with Bellator Fighting Championship. Company CEO Bjorn Rebney announced the news this past weekend during the Spike.com preliminary broadcast. Falcao is best known for his sole performance in the UFC in November of 2010 when he fought and beat Gerald Harris in a very exciting three-round fight. After...

Oct 9, 2011 8:46 am

Results From Last Nights Bellator 53

There were eight at the start but after Bellator 53 in Miami, OK, just two men remain in the Bellator Season 5 Welterweight Tournament. Ben “Killa B” Saunders and Douglas Lima will advance to the welterweight finals after finishing each of their opponents in front of a sold out crowd inside the Buffalo Run Casino...

Oct 3, 2011 7:19 am

Bellator 52 Results and Highlights

It was an action-packed start to the Bellator Heavyweight Tournament as eight heavy hitters lined up inside the L’Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles for Bellator 52 to kickoff the quarterfinals of the Season 5 tournament. Ron “The Monster” Sparks will take on Eric Prindle and Mike “300” Hayes faces Blagoi Ivanov in the semifinals...