Archive: Bellator 131

Nov 19, 2014 4:05 pm

Dana White on Bellator 131 ratings: “I’m happy for Tito and Bonnar”

Last weekend the UFC, Bellator, and World Series of Fighting all went head to head on the same night. The UFC held UFC 180, which was on Pay-Per View, Bellator held Bellator 131 on Spike TV, and WSOF held WSOF 15 on NBC. UFC President Dana White spoke about the high numbers of Bellator 131...

Nov 19, 2014 9:33 am

King Mo and Tito Ortiz Engage in Twitter Beef

Following Tito Ortiz win over Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 this past weekend, Ortiz was asked about the possibility of fighting Rampage Jcakson, something Tito wasn’t opposed to. At the post-fight press conference however, King Mo spoke up about his desire to fight Tito (Read that HERE), with Tito telling King Mo to “Get in...

Nov 19, 2014 8:01 am

Medical Suspensions Report – Bellator 131

This past weekend fight fans witnessed two MMA veterans battle it out for three rounds in the cage with Tito Ortiz eventually getting the nod over Stephan Bonnar. Below are the medical suspensions from Bellator 131 courtesy of the MMAWeekly, who obtained the suspension list from the CSAC. Stephan Bonnar: 60 days pending medical clearance...

Nov 17, 2014 8:07 pm

Did Ortiz play tricks to keep Bonnar awake prior to Bellator 131?

The night before his Bellator 131 bout against Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar found himself on the wrong end of several bizarre circumstances that caused him to get little sleep the night before his highly anticipated fight against Tito Ortiz. He recounts the situation to MMAJunkie. “One of the reasons I was tired was some bizarre...

Nov 17, 2014 9:54 am

Michael Chandler on bizarre Bellator 131 loss: “I don’t remember much”

Michael Chandler was on the receiving end of one of the most bizarre knockouts in MMA history this past Saturday when he was KO’d by Will Brooks (See that HERE). Following the bout, Chandler spoke to Sherdog to discuss the strange KO. “It’s a loss, it was a hard one to take. I showed up...

Nov 16, 2014 3:34 pm

Bellator 131 Salaries: Ortiz Tops Payroll With $300k

Last night Bellator held arguably their biggest event ever, Bellator 131, which featured a main-event bout between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar. Today the salaries for the event were disclosed by the CSAC to Sherdog, and unsurprisingly Tito Ortiz topped the $632,600 disclosed payroll. Interestingly however, according to MMAJunkie, Ortiz purse was not doubled as...

Nov 16, 2014 3:20 pm

King Mo calls out Tito Ortiz: “I will bust your a**”

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar in a highly anticipated matchup. Also on the card, King Mo TKO’d Joe Vedepo (See that HERE). Following Ortiz win over Bonnar, he spoke about the possibility of fighting another UFC veteran, Rampage Jackson. “Of course I want that. We were supposed to fight a...

Nov 16, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Tito Ortiz Win Over Stephan Bonnar

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision in a highly anticipated matchup. MMA pros, and celebrities took to Twitter to react to the bout. Below are some reactions from notable viewers on Twitter. It's main event time! @titoortiz vs. @StephanBonnar is next on @SpikeTV! #Bellator131 pic.twitter.com/DUBmDbDPOZ — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA)...

Nov 15, 2014 9:16 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Ortiz Dominates Bonnar In Bellator Main Event

The build up to Stephan Bonnar and Tito Ortiz’s light heavyweight fight may have seemed a little odd, but their fight certainly lived up to the hype. They duked it out in the middle of the cage tonight with the crowd solidly behind Tito Ortiz. Bonnar, as promised, was cut open and laughed through it....

Nov 15, 2014 7:28 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Schilling Sends Manhoef Crashing to the Canvas in Round 2

This bout could have possibly taken place at “GLORY 17: Last Man Standing” earlier this year. Both Schilling and Manhoef competed in the one night kickboxing tournament, but Manhoef would lose in the quarterfinals. Schilling, however, made it to the finals only to lose to Artem Levin. This bout was strike heavy and may as...

Nov 15, 2014 7:00 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Richman KOs Phan in Round 1

Richman ended this one QUICK! Richman caught Phan off guard with a simple left hook. Phan fell to his bum and tried to get back up to his feet, it almost looked as if he had slipped. However, once he got back to his feet he wobbled around and Richman proceeded to clobber him with...

Nov 15, 2014 6:35 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Lawal Dominates Vedepo, Earns TKO Win

The fight played out exactly how experts said it would: Lawal dominating Vedepo in every aspect. Rounds one and two kicked off with immediate takedowns from Lawal, to which Vedepo had no chance of stopping. Every single time Vedepo tried to get back to his feet, Lawal would grab a leg push him up against...

Nov 15, 2014 2:26 pm

‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Official Results

Bellator Mixed Martial Arts returns to action this evening with ‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’. Fight fans can join BJPENN.COM for our live stream (where available) and live results. The festivities kick off at 6:45 p.m. PT. MAIN CARD: (Spike TV, 9 p.m. ET) Tito Ortiz def. Stephan Bonnar by way of Split Decision (30-27,...

Nov 13, 2014 10:09 am

Will Brooks: ‘Chandler a product of a pumped up ego’

“I chalk it up to, his ego doesn’t allow him to step outside of himself and really examine the big picture. I think sometimes his ego and the people around him pump his ego so much that he’s not allowed to see his different things. But it’s not my problem. I control what I can...

Nov 12, 2014 11:37 am

Bonnar: Tito’s ‘the biggest a**hole the sport’s ever known’

“He’s just fishing for something. The bottom line is [wrestling coach] Paul Herrera is not working with him. Paul Herrera’s working with me on my wrestling defense and what Tito’s good at. “I could watch Tito’s fights. I know them all. I know his double leg, his underhook to knee tap. We worked on defending...

Nov 10, 2014 9:01 pm

Bellator 131’s Mike Richman Looking Forward To “Early TKO Finish” This Saturday

Mich Richman is currently gearing up for his Bellator 131 bout against Nam Phan this Saturday. Leading up to the bout many are wondering how Richman will combat Phan’s exciting brawler-esque style. Richman spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his gameplan for the bout. “It’s perfect for me to put on one of those types of...

Nov 10, 2014 3:04 pm

King Mo Un-phased By Late Opponent Change

King Mo is currently gearing up for his Bellator 131 bout this Saturday against Joe Vedepo, who was also a guest on BJPENN.com Radio this past week (Listen to that HERE). Mo was originally supposed to fight Tom DeBlass at the event, but after a nasty cut forced DeBlass out of the bout (See that...

Nov 9, 2014 4:17 pm

Tito Ortiz Reveals Intricate Plan Used To Lure Stephan Bonnar To Bellator

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz is set to face multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 this Friday. Leading up to the bout there has been trash talk on both sides, including the infamous scuffle in the cage. Ortiz explained the intricacies of his extravagant plan he used to get Stephan Bonnar to...

Nov 3, 2014 4:06 pm

Joe Vedepo Steps In To Fight King Mo At Bellator 131

After Tom DeBlass withdrew from his Bellator 131 bout against King Mo last week with a nasty cut above his eye (See that HERE) fans were left to wonder who would step in to fight King Mo on less than 2-weeks notice. Bellator announced earlier today that Joe Vedepo has stepped up, and will be...

Nov 2, 2014 8:37 am

PHOTOS | Tom DeBlass Suffers Nasty Cut, Out Of Bellator 131 King Mo Bout

Former UFC fighter Tom DeBlass suffered a gruesome cut while training, and as a result is out of his Bellator 131 bout against King Mo, and by the looks of things according to his Tweet, may not fight again. DeBlass apologized to King Mo for having to withdraw from their bout in an extended Tweet:...

Nov 1, 2014 2:44 pm

Royce Gracie: Diaz bros fights are what this sport should be

Mixed Martial Arts legend Royce Gracie recently stated that he feels the Diaz brothers fights represent what the sport of MMA should be. Check it out: “I like their attitude,” said Gracie, who was at Bellator’s recent media day event promoting Bellator 131 on Nov. 15 at San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center. “Their attitude....

Oct 27, 2014 5:01 am

Scott Coker Reveals He Had Stephan Bonnar Drug Tested

Scott Coker revealed yesterday that he ahead of Bellator 131 in November, multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar has been drug tested. Coker spoke to FightHub about the drug test, saying: “We’re bound by the California State Athletic Commission, they gave us some rules and guidelines to abide by, and we tested (Bonnar) and the...

Oct 20, 2014 4:18 pm

Stephan Bonnar Losing Money In The Stock Market As A Result Of Tito Ortiz

Multiple time steroid abuser, Stephan Bonnar was released from his UFC contract earlier this summer, and was signed by Bellator, with the sole intention of fighting Tito Ortiz. The first time the pair met in the cage for a staredown, things got heated (Read about that HERE). Bonnar spoke with Submission Radio to discuss his...

Oct 18, 2014 11:20 am

UFC Vet Nam Phan To Make Bellator Debut Next Month

Bellator 131 is set to kick off with a bang as two explosive bantamweights are set to square off to open the main card on Saturday, November 15th from The Valley View Casino Center as Mike “The Marine” Richman will take on Nam Phan live on Spike TV. The fight joins a card already featuring...