Archive: bellator news

Aug 20, 2014 4:19 pm

War Machine’s Lawyer Issues Statement: “My Client Is Not A Monster”

According to a recent statement to local news station, KTLA in Los Angeles, War Machine’s lawyer, Brandon Sua says his client has not done anything illegal, and has been painted as a monster by the national media. KTLA’s report reads: (Via KTLA.com) An attorney for Koppenhaver said his client has struggled with the response to the...

Aug 20, 2014 12:38 pm

QUICK TWITT | MMA Reactions To Eddie Alvarez UFC Signing

Yesterday we learned that top lightweight fighter Eddie Alvarez had finally closed a deal with the UFC. The shift comes on the heels of the Bellator lightweight champ’s unconditional release from the Viacom owned MMA Promotion, he previously called home. Expected to make an immediate impact in the UFC’s lightweight ranks, some key figures from...

Aug 17, 2014 12:57 pm

White Irate Over War Machine Press – “Stop Calling Him A UFC Fighter”

“It’s horrible, man. Horrible. And every time I gotta look and see, ‘Ex-UFC fighter’ when the stories are written. He fought twice [in the UFC], six years ago! He’s a current Bellator-Viacom fighter. I had my staff calling these reporters are like, ‘We don’t know what Bellator is.’ And I said, ‘You ever heard of...

Aug 17, 2014 12:29 pm

War Machine Police Report Describes Horrific Scene In Vegas

On Friday, a week-long man-hunt concluded when U.S. Marshal’s picked up embattled MMA Fighter, War Machine in Simi Valley, California. Now, with the fighter in custody, Las Vegas authorities have released the incident report, describing the scene and victim upon arrival to the Mack’s home. CLICK THUMBS TO ENLARGE!

Aug 15, 2014 10:58 pm

MUGSHOT! War Machine Booked, Held Without Bail

After a week on the run, UFC and Bellator veteran War Machine was picked up this afternoon by the U.S. Marshal in Simi Valley, California. He is being held in Ventura County Jail without bail, while awaiting transfer to Las Vegas. Here’s his mugshot:

Aug 15, 2014 4:24 pm

War Machine Caught & Arrested In Simi Valley, California

A week long man-hunt ended today when local authorities picked up War Machine at an Extended Stay Motel in Simi, Valley, California. Dog The Bounty Hunter was not on the scene. From KTLA: A former Simi Valley resident, Koppenhaver was found at the Extended Stay America Hotel located at 2498 Stearns St., just off the...

Aug 15, 2014 3:27 pm

NBC: Mack Neighbors Say Police Hung Up When Reporting War Machine’s Rampage

The family who saved Christy Mack from more beatings is also blaming the police for letting War Machine get away. “She came running to our door. We couldn’t even tell it was a woman. My mother immediately called the cops and they hung up on her. Even Christy tried calling the cops, as well, and...

Aug 15, 2014 4:59 am

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo

What do you know about The Darkness? Find out as we go 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo while he preps for his Heavyweight Feature Fight – Friday, September 5th at Bellator 123.

Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Cyborg Says No Bellator – Fixed On 135 And Ronda Rousey

With news that Bellator boss Scott Coker has re-opened Bellator’s female featherweight division, many point to his former Strikeforce champ Chris Cyborg as a viable prospect for their ranks. However, it doesn’t appear as if the Invicta champ is interested in letting Rousey off easy. In a recent report from MMAWeekly.com, they’re reporting that Chris...

Aug 14, 2014 9:44 am

Mack: ‘There was no ref to stop him from beating me’

MMA fighter Jon Koppenhaver, also known as “War Machine,” is accused of brutally beating up his girlfriend Christy Mack and another man inside of Mack’s apartment last Friday. Days have past and the cage-match style fighter is nowhere to be found and Duane “Dog” Chapman is not taking the accusations or his absence lightly.

Aug 14, 2014 8:17 am

Ortiz Does Good – Helps Children In Need

It has been a rough week few weeks for the world of MMA, but former UFC champ Tito Ortiz is out there, showing the world that we aren’t all bad! Good job Tito!

Aug 13, 2014 12:54 pm

Second Victim Identified In War Machine Rampage

The other man has been identified. TMZ reported, Corey Thomas — the guy War Machine beat up before attacking Christy Mack — has the distinction of being on a reality show riddled with tales of violent crime — including murder. Corey — who made a fortune in web design — was one of the stars...

Aug 13, 2014 11:59 am

THE HUNT IS ON! “Dog” Officially Announces Man Hunt On War Machine

The time for talk is over. “Dog The Bounty Hunter”, according to our sources, has landed in Southern California as of this morning and is on the hunt for War Machine! The infamous bounty hunter had previously given the fugitive 24-hours to turn himself in, and upon expiration of that deadline, “Dog” issued the following:...

Aug 13, 2014 11:47 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC’s Finest Have Words For War Machine

The Las Vegas PD and Dog The Bounty Hunter aren’t the only ones interested in getting their hands on War Machine. Some of the UFC’s top men are also calling out the former TUF contestant. Check it: @WarMachine170 I'm coming for you bro! — uriah hall (@UriahHallMMA) August 11, 2014 @WarMachine170 turn yourself in —...

Aug 13, 2014 8:10 am

War Machine Vows to Kick ‘Dog The Bounty Hunters’ Ass If He Comes For Him

Embattled and on the run, MMA’s orphaned son, War Machine is hiding and running out of time. Currently, a full-scale man-hunt continues to be underway for the former UFC fighter charged with aggressively beating his girlfriend. Almost prophetically, four-years ago War Machine sent out the following. If Dog the Bounty Hunter came to get me...

Aug 10, 2014 1:51 pm

Christy Mack Breaks Silence On ‘War Machine’ Attack

Former Bellator and UFC veteran “War Machine” is wanted by Las Vegas police for the alleged beating of his long time girlfriend, Christy Mack. (More on that HERE) There was another party involved as well, who was also hospitalized following the beating. Rumors running rampant on social media suggest that the third-party was an unnamed...