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Sep 17, 2015 8:10 pm

A Confident “King Mo” Ready To Dominate Bellator Tournament

Bellator MMA’s ‘King Mo’ Lawal will take part in this Saturday’s one-night, four-man light heavyweight tournament, being held at Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event. The tournament will determine the next 205 title challenger and will feature, ‘King Mo’, Phil Davis, Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell. After the night is over we’ll know which two men will fight...

Sep 17, 2015 3:18 pm

Behind-The-Scenes Look At Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Setup

Bellator’s history making ‘Dynamite’ event is just around the corner and will go down this Saturday night on Spike TV. A lot of people have been wondering exactly what it’s going to look like having a Bellator cage and a GLORY kickboxing ring on the same floor in the same venue. That question has now...

Sep 17, 2015 2:26 pm

LEGENDS! Sakuraba And Royce Gracie Tie-Up At Bellator Event

Talk about star power. Bellator ‘Dynamite’ goes down on Saturday night and will be the first of it’s kind, with a massive night of MMA fights and GLORY kickboxing matches going on in the same venue. The promotion didn’t hold back and brought out all the big guns to help promote the event. At recent...

Sep 17, 2015 1:51 pm

Scott Coker Wants Bellator To Be Like Pride –– But Better!

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker just wants his promotion to be better than Pride FC, is that too much to ask? Coker spoke with media earlier this week, ahead of this Saturday’s ‘Dynamite’ event. When asked about his plans and expectations for the future of Bellator, he said simply: “I want it to be like...

Sep 17, 2015 5:46 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Tournament Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Drug Tests

Good news, all the fighters in this Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ tournament have passed their out-of-competition drug tests. The news comes from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive officer Andy Foster. The tournament will include Phil Davis, King Mo Lawal, Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell. The winner of the tournament will be crowned tournament champ and...

Sep 16, 2015 6:29 am

Josh Thomson: ‘Bellator Offered More Money Than The UFC’

Former Strikeforce and UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now with Bellator MMA and set to make his debut in his new promotion. There was a little controversy when he left the UFC, with the promotion saying they released him, while he insists he made the choice not to resign. Thomson recently spoke with Sherdog and...

Sep 15, 2015 7:07 pm

Phil Davis Says Signing With Bellator ‘Reignited’ His Love For MMA

Following a loss to Ryan Bader, former UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis says he was unable to come to terms with the UFC regarding a new contract and ultimately made the choice to sign with Bellator MMA. A move he now credits with reigniting his passion. The light heavyweight is gearing up for this Saturday’s...

Sep 14, 2015 12:59 pm

“Stitch” takes jab at Dana White after getting picked up by Bellator

Jacob “Stitch” Duran couldn’t help but take one last jab at his former boss before making his way to the punch-clock of their competitor. Bellator MMA will be holding a historic event on Friday evening when “Dynamite” takes place in San Jose, California. Bellator President Scott Coker is running a one-night four-man light heavyweight tournament...

Sep 14, 2015 1:09 am

WATCH! Bellator MMA: Sit Down with King Mo

Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal is walking into SAP Center in San Jose California with his sights set on three men: Linton Vassell, Phil Davis, and Emanuel Newton. Bellator’s first “DYNAMITE” event will take place on Friday and will host a four-man, one-night light heavyweight tournament between the men above. Having a gameplan for just one...

Sep 13, 2015 12:47 pm

Bellator MMA: In Focus with Tito Ortiz — WATCH!

In the latest episode of In Focus, we take a closer look at how Tito Ortiz’s passion for fishing helped set him on the right path and is preparing him for one of the fight’s of his life. On September 19th as the main event for Dynamite 1, Tito enters the Bellator cage in search...

Sep 11, 2015 9:25 pm

Bellator’s ‘King Mo’ Isn’t Worried About Fighting Twice In One Night

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ is set to make history on Sept. 19. It will be the first event of its kind, featuring both MMA fights and GLORY Kickboxing fights in the same night, with a cage and a ring in the same arena. During the prelims some fights will even be going on at the same time....

Sep 11, 2015 7:52 am

Here Are The Rules For Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ Tournament

  Bellator MMA has announced the rules for their four-man, single-night light heavyweight tournament, which takes place at “Bellator 142: Dynamite” next week in California. The tournament includes former UFC standout Phil Davis taking on former Bellator title holder Emanuel Newton, as well as former Strikeforce champ Muhammed Lawal squaring off with Linton Vassell. In...

Sep 10, 2015 4:37 pm

WSOF Sign A Superhero’s Brother And A Bellator Vet

On Thursday, the World Series of Fighting announced the signing of two new fighters with Caros Fodor and Cory “The One” Devela. Caros is a veteran and also the brother of Phoenix Jones, the masked MMA superhero who’s already signed to the WSOF. Devela is also a vet who comes in riding a four fight...

Sep 10, 2015 4:24 pm

‘Crazy PRIDE Lady’ Will Return For Bellator ‘Dynamite’

  In a major announcement, Bellator MMA revealed on Thursday that Lenne Hardt, aka ‘The Crazy PRIDE Lady’ will be lending her unique voice to their big ‘Dynamite’ event. If you aren’t familiar with Hardt, she was the announcer for PRIDE back in the day and had a very interesting voice. Basically she sounded crazy...

Sep 8, 2015 8:14 pm

Hisaki Kato vs. Melvin Manhoef Set To Headline Bellator 146

  On Tuesday Bellator MMA announced a brand new event with Bellator 146 featuring a main event between middleweights Hisaki Kato and Melvin Manhoef. The event is set to take place on Nov. 20 n Thackerville, OK.. No other fights have been announced at this time. Kato is known for that surprising one punch KO...

Sep 7, 2015 6:33 am

Ryan Couture vs. Nick Gonzalez Added To Bellator 143

  Belator MMA’s next big ‘tentpole’ event, ‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’, will now feature a fight between Ryan Couture and Nick Gonzalez. The news, announced via a press release from the promotion, states that four new fights have been added to the card’s preliminary portion. Among those four will be a scrap between the...

Sep 5, 2015 6:07 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Will Feature MMA And Kickboxing Fights Simultaneously

    We already knew that Bellator MMA’s ‘Dynamite’ would be breaking new ground and featuring both a Bellator cage and a GLORY kickboxing ring in the same venue, with fights for each sport taking place throughout the night. However it was unsure just how the logistics of that would work. Now, we know that...

Sep 3, 2015 4:44 pm

Former Bellator Champ Sues Athletic Commission Over PED Suspension And Fine

Former Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has filed a lawsuit against the California State Athletic Commission. The commission suspended Shlemenko following his KO win over Melvin Manhoef, after it was discovered that he failed his post-fight drug test. The commission handed down the harshest penalty it had ever given since regulating MMA, with a...

Aug 30, 2015 10:47 pm

Scott Coker breaks down his first year as Bellator Boss

It has been just over a year since Scott Coker marched in to Bellator and turned it into the company it is today. Gone are the days of seasons and tournaments; Bellator operates just like any other mainstream mixed martial arts company would with regular numbered shows and super-cards. Coker recently sat down to discuss...

Aug 30, 2015 5:59 pm

Ortiz strikes again — “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” BADLY flubs Bellator promo

Tito Ortiz is getting another opportunity to become a champion in mixed martial arts when he steps into the cage to face Liam McGeary. The two will square-off to decide the fate of the Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship at “Dynamite”, a joint promotion show between Bellator and kickboxing company GLORY. In typical “Huntington Beach Bad...

Aug 30, 2015 5:39 am

Bellator 144 Adds Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho For Vacant Middleweight Title

Brandon Halsey is ready to square off with Rafael Carvalho at “Bellator 144” for the championship he never truly lost in competition. Earlier this year in May, Halsey was all set to defend his Bellator Middleweight Championship with Kendall Grove at “Bellator 137”. However, the day before his defense Halsey missed weight and was stripped...

Aug 30, 2015 5:17 am

Bellator Announces Legendary Fan Fest Event Ft. Gracie, Fedor, Couture And More

History will be made in September at “Dynamite” when Bellator and GLORY join forces to bring fans one of the most stacked cards of the year at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, USA. Before the event takes place, fans will have the opportunity to shake fans with some of the most legendary names...

Aug 28, 2015 10:53 pm

Josh Koscheck Set To Make Debut At Bellator 146

Bellator 146 will feature the promotional debut of former UFC welterweight and TUF 1 cast member Josh Koscheck. The news was announced by KOS himself, via his official Twitter account. My next fight is in #Fresno December 11th on @spike @BellatorMMA 👊 I can't wait to fight for my #Fresno peeps 💪👊💪👊 @dethronefresno — Josh...

Aug 28, 2015 10:30 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Four-Man Light Heavyweight Tournament Matches Announced

Bellator MMA will be putting on quite a show at their ‘Dynamite’ event coming up next month. There will be a cage for MMA fights and a ring for GLORY kickboxing matches in the same venue, something that really hasn’t been done before. The night will feature GLORY title fights and a Bellator light heavyweight...

Aug 28, 2015 7:02 pm

Bellator 141 Results: Justin Wren Returns From The Congo, Defeats Josh Burns

Justin Wren returned to the cage on Friday night after leaving the sport five years ago to pursue helping the pygmy people in the Congo. At the start of the fight Wren ate a few big punches before moving in and clinching up. He pushed Burns to the cage. From there Wren landed short knees...