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Aug 27, 2015 5:35 pm

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Weigh-In Results

Bellator 141 goes down on Friday night and will feature the debut of former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he takes on Brandon Girtz in the night’s main event. Also on the main card will be Saad Awad vs. Patricky Freire and two heavyweight scraps, including the return of Justin Wren. The prelims...

Aug 27, 2015 1:35 pm

Bellator Champ: ‘Fedor’s In Great Shape, Still Has His Speed And Power’

Current Bellator heavyweight champion has recently trained with Fedor Emelianenko and says the MMA legend hasn’t lost a step and is as good as ever ahead of his pending return to the sport. Vitaly Minakov, Bellator’s champ, says he trained with Fedor and learned a lot from ‘The Last Emperor’. He also mentioned that Fedor’s...

Aug 26, 2015 12:05 am

Bellator Poster Signing Takes A Turn When Two Fighters Get In A Heated Confrontation

Tensions were High between fight camps as Patricky and Saad Awad signed posters for This fridays #Bellator141 , as Bellator World Champ Patricio Pitbull caught the eye of possíble title contender Georgi Karakanyan , They have been going back on forth on Twitter and their twitter beef carried over into Bellator check In Room ....

Aug 25, 2015 10:04 am

Melvin Guillard: ‘Bellator Let Me Pick My Debut Fight’

  “Hell no I hadn’t heard of him; I got to pick my fight. I love that about Bellator. They allowed me to pick my first fight. They had John Alessio on the list and a couple others guys I can’t think of off hand. Brandon Girtz, I had no idea who he was. I...

Aug 22, 2015 2:55 pm

Bellator’s Scott Coker Expects Massive Turnout For ‘Dynamite’ Event

  Bellator MMA boss Scott Coker is planning on Bellator 142 being a huge success. The event, called ‘Dynamite’ will feature a cross promotion with GLORY kickboxing and feature both a cage and a ring in one venue. Coker told MMAJunkie that they have already sold 5,500 tickets for the event and by the time...

Aug 22, 2015 12:41 am

Miley Cyrus Invades MMA, Twerks In The Bellator Cage And You’ll Love It

Hey @MileyCyrus, we’ll see you at the #VMAs2015@MTV @spike pic.twitter.com/iau06pGjql — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) August 21, 2015 So…….. Yeah, so…….. I’ve got nothing. For some reason Bellator MMA decided to make this video of Miley Cyrus dancing through the cage during fights. It’s confusing and weird and I just don’t understand it. Check it out!...

Aug 21, 2015 2:58 pm

Fighter Seeking Sanctions Against Bellator

Follow along here. A former Bellator fighter, Gavin Sterritt, is looking to bring commission sanctions against his former promotion. So, Sterritt is a student and friend of ‘Rampage’ Jackson, who has his own issues with Bellator. What’s Sterritt’s issue? He was scheduled to fight at Bellator 140, against Brennan Ward, on July 17 and wanted...

Aug 20, 2015 1:47 pm

Pat Curran Will Face Off With Justin Lawrence At Bellator 145: Vengeance

Bellator 145: Vengeance just landed another major fight, with the addition of former champion Pat Curran, who will be taking on Justin Lawrence. The event it shaping up to be a massive one, with two title fights in the main and co-mian events. The featherweight title will be on the line in the night’s headlining...

Aug 19, 2015 6:59 pm

Bellator MMA Signs Olympic Wrestling Hopeful Tyrell Fortune

Bellator MMA just added a highly scouted fighter to their roster in the form of olympic wresting contender Tyrell Fortune. Fortune won’t be making his debut until sometime early in 2016. He’s currently working to try and make the 2016 Olympic games in Rio. He will try to do so during the Olympic trials in...

Aug 19, 2015 3:55 pm

Bellator 143’s Main Card Complete With Debut Of Heavyweight Ewerton Teixeira

‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’ has rounded out its main card with the addition of heavyweight Ewerton Teixeira, who will be making his debut against Vinicius Queiroz. Teixeira will come into the fight with an undefeated record of 3-0, while Queiroz brings a 7-3 record with him. The fight will take place on the main...

Aug 18, 2015 7:05 pm

Thomson: ‘UFC Just Couldn’t Match Bellator Deal’

  “My understanding is that we have to wear Reebok with the UFC. There’s no other option. Well, you get paid to wear Reebok but you only get paid in their program, whatever their pay scale is. I took my negotiations over to Bellator, where there is no sponsorship tax, so my sponsors can sponsor...

Aug 18, 2015 6:40 pm

Coker: ‘Bellator’s had no talks with Fedor’

  Will he go here, will he go there, will he go anywhere? MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko still has everyone wondering where he will in fact end up for his return to the sport. There have apparently been talks between his team and the UFC and he’s mentioned more than once that he wants a...

Aug 18, 2015 9:52 am

Bellator’s Lightweight Champ Scolded By Mom For Twitter Feud

You might be an MMA champion in one of the biggest organization in the world, but if you curse while feuding with another fighter on Twitter you’re still going to get an angry call from your mom. That’s what happened to Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks. You might remember he went off on the...

Aug 18, 2015 7:14 am

Fedor, Sakuraba And Shamrock To Attend Bellator Fan Fest

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker has announced that three of the biggest MMA legends will be in attendance for Bellator’s Fan Fast on Sept. 19 in San Jose, which is apart of their next major event, ‘Bellator: Dynamite 1’. Fedor Emelianenko, Kazushi Sakuraba and Frank Shamrock will all be apart of the proceedings. So does...

Aug 18, 2015 6:36 am

Bellator MMA Announces Two New Signings –– Including Former King Of Pancrase

Bellator MMA has announced the signing of two new fighters to their already impressive roster. In a press release, they revealed that they have signed Isao Kobayashi and Thiago Jambo Goncalves to multi-year, multi-fight contracts. There have not been any debut dates set for either of the fighters but we will keep you updated. Kabayashi...

Aug 17, 2015 7:07 am

Bellator heavyweight puts Kimbo Slice on blast for dodging fight

Long before Kimbo Slice signed the dotted lines to face veteran Ken Shamrock at Bellator 138, the heavyweight brawler was originally in talks to face an up and coming Bellator fighter. Lorenzo Hood claims he was supposed to be Slice’s first opponent in Bellator before “Slice/Shamrock” was announced. “I was in discussions to fight him...

Aug 17, 2015 7:01 am

Josh Thomson set to make explosive debut at Bellator’s “Dynamite” event

Add Media Less than a week removed from his signing with the company, Bellator already has major plans for Josh Thomson. “The Punk” may be making his debut sooner than expected at Bellator’s “Dynamite” super-card in September. Thomson will be squaring off with fellow newcomer Mike Bronzoulis on September 19, 2015 at “Bellator 142: Dynamite”,...

Aug 15, 2015 7:26 am

‘Bellator 145: Vengeance’ Headlined By Two Title Fights

The next ‘tentpole’ event for Bellator MMA will go down on Nov. 6, with ‘Bellator 145: Vengeance.’ The event will feature two title fights, in the co-main and main event. Will Brooks will defend his lightweight title against Marcin Held before bantamweight champ Patricio Freire takes on challenger Daniel Straus for the third time. The...

Aug 14, 2015 12:40 pm

Bellator Champions Go At Each Other––’I’ll Slap You In The F*cking Mouth’

Another day, another Twitter war. In what’s starting to become common practice, two Bellator champions engaged in a heated back and forth on the good ol’ 140 characters or less platform. Bellator bantamweight champ Patricio Freire kicked things off by poking lightweight champion Will Brooks with a jab about their placement on the Bellator 145...

Aug 13, 2015 5:24 pm

Thomson Clarifies — With Reebok And Fox, UFC Couldn’t Match Bellator Deal

Former UFC lightweight and Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh Thomson, just recently jumped ship and signed with Bellator MMA. The UFC quickly put out statements saying that they had released Thomson, but the fighter says that’s not the case. In a press release he stated that it was him who wasn’t interested in working out a...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

‘Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2’ Announced For Oct. 23

Bellator MMA today announced that their 144th event will feature a main event between Bantamweight champion Marcos “Loro” Galvao and challenger, and former champion, Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas. The fight will be a rematch from a past bout and will headline the card, which will take place on Oct. 23 in Uncasville, Conn. Via Press Release:...

Aug 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Signs Josh Thomson To Exclusive Multi-Fight Contract

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and, now, former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now a Bellator MMA lightweight. The promotion announced today that they have reached an exclusive multi-fight contract with Thomson. The UFC choose not to renew the top lightweight’s contract and it looks like Bellator wasted no time grabbing him up. Via press release:...

Aug 11, 2015 12:32 pm

Bellator 143 Headliner Set Between Warren And Davis

Former Bellator MMA bantamweight champion Joe Warren will take on L.C. Davis in the main event at Bellator 143, taking place on Sept. 25 in Hidalgo, TX. Via press release: SANTA MONICA, Calif. (August 11, 2015) – Joe Warren’s (12-4) road to reclaim the Bellator MMA Bantamweight Championship will begin on Friday, September 25 against...

Aug 4, 2015 9:47 am

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Card Is Complete With New Fights Added

Bellator 141, which will feature a main event between former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard and Brandon Girtz, is now complete with the addition of five new fights. Bellator MMA press release: In a critical lightweight matchup, Brent Primus (5-0) will put his undefeated record on the line against the dangerous Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson (12-1,...

Jul 31, 2015 9:58 am

Bellator MMA Signs Heavyweight Justin Wren

  Fighter signing news came out today from Bellator MMA, who just inked a deal with heavyweight Justin Wren. Wren hasn’t fought in 5 years, after leaving the sport, but has returned and looks forward to starting things back up in the Bellator cage. Via Bellator Press Release: Justin Wren walked away from a promising...

Jul 30, 2015 5:29 am

Bellator Adds Four Fights To ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Event

Bellator 141, which will feature former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard’s promotional debut, has added four new bouts to the fight card. Bellator 141 goes down on Aug. 28 and here are the four new fights added to the preliminary portion of the card, via a Bellator press release: The preliminary portion of the “Bellator 141:...