Archive: bellator news

Jun 18, 2014 10:01 am

Kimbo Camp Confirms Bellator Offer, Nothing Signed Yet

Could one of MMA’s biggest TV draws be coming back for a stint under Scott Coker? That’s what the rumor-mill has been filled with since our report last week. Now, we have confirmation from Ariel Helwani, that indeed, talks have taken place with the Bellator promotion. In Ariel’s report (via, Kimbo’s manager Icey Mike...

Jun 14, 2014 1:44 pm

Michael Chandler to Get Title Shot Over Will Brooks?

Despite the fact that Bellator Interim Champion Will Brooks just earned a decision win over former champion Michael Chandler, it appears that it could be Chandler, not Brooks, who is getting the next shot at Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez hinted at this on twitter today, saying “I tried my best Big homie Your boss ain’t having it...

Jun 10, 2014 6:34 am

Michael Chandler Wants A Rematch With Will Brooks, Was Injured Before Last Fight

  When Eddie Alvarez had to pull out of his rubber match with Michael Chandler due to injury, Chandler stuck in there and took a fight against lightweight Will Brooks. Chandler ended up losing to Brooks via split decision. Chandler recently went on The Great MMA Debate Podcast and it sounds like he may have...

Jun 9, 2014 8:00 am

Bjorn Rebney Comments On Going Head To Head With The UFC

    In about 3 months from now, on Sep. 5, the UFC and Bellator MMA will battle it out in Connecticut. Both promotions have an event scheduled for that day, and the venues are 10 miles apart. Bellator’s card will take place at Mohegan Sun on that Friday, which is when Bellator’s fights usually...

Jun 5, 2014 6:38 am

King Mo Still Upset Over Rampage Loss

“…It’s true (Bjorn is a dick Rider). When they announced the decision, you know he knows Quinton lost that fight. We had a brief talk, like two men talk. Then at the press conference they asked him “do you agree with the decision?” And he said yes. Well now, if he knows MMA and he...

Jun 4, 2014 4:23 pm

Chandler Wants Brooks Rematch Then Shot At Alvarez

While Alvarez and Brooks may have it all figured out, former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is hoping to throw a wrench in those plans. In a recent interview with ‘The Great MMA Debate’, he explained, “I’d love to be able to go out there and put a stamp on the fight with Will Brooks...

May 27, 2014 12:38 pm

Report: Bellator 120 PPV Buy Estimates Are Very Low

With Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz featured on Bellator’s pay-per-view debut, the promotion was hoping to put forth some respectable ratings. But alas, they’re far off the mark. While the two former UFC champions may have proved a draw under their former employers umbrella, they only garnered an estimated 65,000 pay-per-view buys for Bellator. This...

May 22, 2014 9:47 am

Alvarez Wants Brooks Over Chandler

“For the record, I’ve never, ever picked an opponent. I’ve always had my opponents selected for me by the promotion. I’ve never had a preference. I was simply told who I was fighting, and I fought them. I want to be clear on this, whatever was written into my contract, was written by Bellator. I...

May 21, 2014 12:25 pm

PHOTO | Bellator Champ Will Brooks Takes Belt To The Beach

Newly crowned Bellator interim champion, Will Brooks is enjoying his half of the lightweight title. Check it: Wore my half of the championship belt to the beach like a G #Iaintgotnoworries #DoingMyOwnThing #howyoulikemenow — Will Brooks (@illwillbrooks86) May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014 1:28 pm

Rampage Not Done – Blasts King Mo On Twitter

Quinton Rampage Jackson won a narrow decision over King Mo Last Saturday and shortly after took to twitter with the following: King Mo owe me some dough.. Winner takes all!! @BellatorMMA — Quinton Jackson (@Rampage4real) May 19, 2014 I think u herd wrong fam.. @bellatormma #bellatorppv — Quinton Jackson (@Rampage4real) May 19, 2014

May 20, 2014 12:03 pm

New Bellator Champ Will Brooks Goes Off On Twitter

Will Brooks shocked the wold last Saturday when he upset Michael Chandler in the Bellator 120 co-main event. Now holding interim gold, the champ took to twitter to discuss the interesting predicament he finds himself in. check it: I honestly couldn't careless about what Bellator does next. I'll be here getting better and ready to...

May 20, 2014 8:47 am

King Mo Upset At Bellator Over Bias Promotion Of Rampage Jackson

“To be real with you. Viacom has been cool. Viacom are my people. Spike TV have been cool. But Bellator, they haven’t been that cool. Look how they promoted me. Look at everything Bjorn said in the promotion. “‘Rampage is God. Rampage, man, he could blow and make things fall down. Rampage is a black...

May 20, 2014 8:46 am

Commissioner Explains Scary Altercation With Rampage, Fines The MMA Star $10k

During the weigh-ins for Bellator 120, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson” shoved Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal, which prompted the Mississippi State Athletic Commission to fine the fighter a whopping $10,000. Commission Chairman Jon Lewis explained the decision to MMAjunkie, saying: “His behavior was the worst I’ve ever seen in professional sports…Hitting him for [$10,000] is light, I...

May 19, 2014 12:53 pm

Tito’s Simple Message To The Haters (NSFW)

Tito Ortiz is basking in his own glory at the moment. And rightfully so. The Huntington Beach Bad Boy was totally counted out of his Bellator 120 contest against Shlemenko and instead of losing, he dominated. His message for the haters? Check it: Oh ya thank you to all my haters!! — Tito Ortiz...

May 19, 2014 6:20 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Tito Ortiz’s Bellator 120 Win Over Shlemenko

On Saturday Night, Tito Ortiz returned to MMA action with a quick finish of Bellator middleweight champion, Alexander Shlemenko. It was a much-needed win for Ortiz, who choked the Bellator champ unconscious in the very first round of action. Here’s what the MMA world thought about his win: Wow what a train wreck.. — Mike...

May 19, 2014 6:19 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To ‘King Mo’ Calling Bjorn A D!ck Rider

Last Saturday on pay-per-view, Rampage Jackson stretched his winning streak to three-straight with his decision victory over ‘King Mo’. However, Mo started throwing profanities all over the place following the judges decision. He also took shots at the Bellator President, Bjorn Rebney. The MMA world took to twitter with their reactions: Hahahahhaha I'm dancing on...

May 19, 2014 6:18 am

T.J. Grant: ‘Tito Looked Terrible Against Much Smaller Guy’

Top UFC lightweight, T.J. Grant didn’t think Tito Ortiz impressed last Saturday at Bellator 120. In fact, the former UFC number-one contender thinks his performance was ‘terrible’. Check it: Guess who's back? Wow. Looked terrible. Beat a small 85er. #mrirrelevant — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) May 18, 2014

May 19, 2014 6:16 am

Rebney Bashes UFC Pay-Per-Views, Says They Don’t Even Belong On FOX Sports 1

“I used to watch the UFC years ago, and I used to buy pay-per-views when they were significant and every pay-per-view had big fights on it, but that’s not the case anymore. They do one every three weeks, and some of them, I’m like, ‘I wouldn’t watch that if it was on (FOX Sports 1).’”...

May 19, 2014 6:16 am

QUICK TWITT | Nick Diaz Breaks Silence For Tito Ortiz Victory

Nick Diaz is one of the most recluse MMA fighters on the UFC’s roster. Currently sitting idle on the sidelines, retired and waiting for the right payday to return, the Stockton based fighter broke his streak of silence after watching Tito Ortiz chock Shlemenko out. Check it: That was clean @titoortiz — nick diaz (@nickdiaz209)...

May 19, 2014 6:14 am

Tito Ortiz Ready To Roll Over Everyone, Even Rampage

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz proved a lot to the world and himself, last Saturday. He can still win fights. While many may discredit ‘The HBB’ for using his massive size advantage to win the fight, Ortiz is sold on his rebirth, and is ready to take on everyone, even Rampage Jackson. His words:...

May 19, 2014 6:12 am

Rebney Agrees With Bellator 120 Judges

“I scored it the way the judges scored it. I thought [Lawal] convincingly won the first and ‘Rampage’ convincingly won the second, and I thought, look, you had to watch the third real close. There were some takedowns. It’s a tough one to call, but I scored it the way the judges scored it.” Bellator...

May 19, 2014 6:11 am

Alvarez May Get Chandler Trilogy Over Brooks Title Unification

“The reality of the situation is that Ed’s contract specifies that his next fight be against Michael Chandler. So Ed now is in a position where he can choose to fight Chandler, and contractually we have to give him the Chandler fight. … It’s a situation we’ll have to sit down and discuss with him,...

May 19, 2014 5:30 am

QUICK TWITT | Jenna Jameson Calls Tito A Cheat & Bad Father For Beating On Smaller Man

Ouch! Tito’s ex-flame and baby momma Jenna Jameson didn’t have a congratulations for ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ following his Bellator 120 over Alexander Shlemenko. Instead the controversial adult actress took to twitter, calling him a cheater and bad father. Check it: (Via Twitter) Sometimes it’s easiest to win when you’re twice the size… #maybefightrampage#actuallyteachinghissonscheatingisok —...