Archive: bellator news

Jan 30, 2013 9:48 am

King Mo Returns February 21st Live on Spike | MMA NEWS

After an explosive knockout victory in his Bellator debut, King Mo is set to return to the Bellator cage when he battles “The Hardcore Kid” Emmanuel Newton in a Light Heavyweight Semifinal fight on February 21st from Utah’s Maverik Center live on Spike TV. The night will also feature the long anticipated Featherweight Tournament Finals...

Jan 29, 2013 6:58 pm

Randy Couture Signs Contract With Spike, Will Coach On New Bellator Reality Series.

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion Randy Couture is set to coach up and coming MMA fighters on Spike TV once again, however it will be for an organization other than the UFC. According to a report by Loretta Hunt of SI.com, Couture has signed a multi-year deal with Spike TV, where he will be...

Jan 29, 2013 12:25 pm

UFC President Warns Fighters To Think Long And Hard Before Signing To Bellator | UFC NEWS

“The judge must not have done his homework if he’s agreeing that Spike TV and FOX are the same platforms,” exclaimed White. “They’re so f–king far apart, it’s not even funny. It’s two different f–king universes. “I saw in their argument where they said, ‘Oh, Spike launches pay-per-views.’ No, actually they don’t. That’s not true....


Jan 25, 2013 11:41 am

Dana White Gives 5 Billion Reasons Why Eddie Alvarez May Stay With Bellator | UFC NEWS

“Don’t forget this, either, everybody talks about Bellator like they’re some poor little promotion. Viacom owns fucking Bellator. Viacom owns Bellator. Viacom runs that shit. Bellator like you used to know it is over. Viacom sits on five billion dollars in cash. Five billion in cash. Pay the kid. Pay the kid the exact monetary...

Jan 9, 2013 11:13 am

Fans Invited To Next Week’s Bellator Media Workouts | MMA NEWS

In anticipation of Bellator MMA’s highly anticipated Spike debut January 17th from Irvine’s Bren Center, Bellator MMA will be hosting a fighter open workout for media from 1 – 3 p.m. PST on Tuesday, January 15 from HB Ultimate Training Center. The workout will be attended by Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney as well as Bellator...

Jan 9, 2013 10:48 am

Bellator’s $100,000 Welterweight Tournament Field Set for January 24 Live on Spike

Bellator’s Welterweight Tournament is now complete as the eight man field will battle for a $100,000 Bellator Tournament prize, as well as a guaranteed title shot for the Bellator Welterweight World Title. The Bellator Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinals will begin January 24th from Oklahoma’s WinStar World Casino live on Spike TV and in Spanish language on...

Jan 4, 2013 11:38 am

Eddie Alvarez Losing His Cool Over UFC / Bellator Negotations | MMA NEWS

If you haven’t been following along, top free agent, Eddie Alvarez is in contract limbo waiting to make the move to the UFC. The Bellator organization is doing what they can to halt that move. Little is known about what is going on behind the scenes, but reports have been that Bellator matched a UFC...

Dec 26, 2012 11:39 am

Bellator Removes Daley from Season 8 Due to Bar Fight, Paul Denies Allegations | MMA News

One of the highest profile fighters on the Bellator roster Paul Daley has been charged with assault in Britain and removed from the upcoming Season Bellator 8 tournament.  According to ESPN 29 year old Paul Daley has been charged with assault following an altercation in a bar, banned from entering the United States and is looking...

Dec 12, 2012 11:20 am

King Mo Set To Make Bellator Debut Against Przemyslaw Mysiala On January 24 | UFC NEWS

Bellator MMA & WinStar World Casino announced today a 2013 event hosting alliance that will see three of Bellator’s nationally and internationally televised events produced live from Oklahoma’s WinStar World Casino throughout 2013. The exclusive partnership will officially begin on January 24th as Bellator MMA will host a Welterweight World Title fight between reigning and...

Dec 4, 2012 6:31 am

King Mo Scheduled to Make Bellator Debut on January 17th | MMA NEWS

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, “King Mo” Lawal, is set to make his Bellator debut on January 17 in Irvine California. MMAFighting.com got the scoop: According to sources close to the event, “King Mo” will make his first Bellator appearance on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the UCI Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif. Lawal will compete...

Nov 29, 2012 10:11 am

Still Awaiting a UFC offer, Eddie Alvarez’s Future Remains in Limbo | MMA News

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is still in the midst of negotiating his next contract, but right now he is playing the waiting game with the UFC. Alvarez became a free agent following his last fight, a knockout victory over Patricky “Pitbull” Freire, and has since been fielding offers from both his last employer...

Nov 26, 2012 10:43 am

Bellator Implements Championship Bout Rematch Clause To Contracts | MMA NEWS

In a creative twist to the standard fight contract, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced today that his fight promotion will start implementing a championship rematch clause in their bout agreements. What this means is that at their discretion they can grant an automatic rematch to any champion dethroned by his title challenger. Here’s the letter...

Nov 20, 2012 2:30 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | BELLATOR 81 PRESS CONFERENCE

Bellator 81 took place Friday, November 16th at The Ryan Center on the University of Rhode Island campus in Kingston, Rhode Island. This was the promotions first trip to the Ocean State, and the card delivered a series of great scraps. The card featured the semi-final matches for the Season 7  lightweight tournament, the co-main event pitted Ricardo...

Nov 9, 2012 9:01 am

Spike TV Presents “Bellator: Vote For The Fight” | MMA NEWS

Bellator and Spike TV are giving fans a chance to select the first fight to air on Spike Network inside the Bellator cage as the promotion prepares to move to Spike TV in January. Fans can log onto Spike.com to the “Bellator: Vote For The Fight” section, where they will be able to select the...

Oct 25, 2012 9:45 am

Bellator Making “Hard Push” To Keep Eddie Alvarez | MMA NEWS

“Talks have gone really well with Bellator and Eddie just wants to fight the best fighters he can, and get a contract he feels is fair, but I can tell you Bjorn has gone out of his way to make Eddie feel welcome and talks have gone well so far, so we’ll see what the...

Oct 23, 2012 11:44 am

Rebney Rebuts Tate Rant, Explains Decision For Gurgel Placement | MMA NEWS

Yesterday afternoon we released a statement from Miesha Tate firing off at the Bellator promotion for putting their female champ on the undercard of this Friday’s event. The Bellator boss, Bjorn Rebney, responded through MMA Fighting shortly after and here it is: “Zoila’s been plagued by injury after injury over the last 19 months, having...