Archive: bellator news

Apr 18, 2014 8:21 pm

‘Bellator 117: Douglas Lima vs. Rick Hawn’ Results

Bellator 117 took place in Council Bluffs, IA at the Mid-America Center this past Friday night! The main-event crowned a new welterweight champion for the first time since Ben Askren won it at Bellator 33 in 2010. If you missed the fights, check out the results below! Douglas Lima def. Rick Hawn by way of...

Apr 18, 2014 6:37 pm

.gif | Bellator 117: Neves Elbows and Dances His Way to Victory against Arocho

Julio Cesar Neves has what it takes to get it done in the cage AND the dance floor. From half-guard, Neves was able to drive his elbow onto the head of unsuspecting Arocho. Neves never stopped throwing and landed about fifteen elbows before the fight was waved off. Check out the .GIF supplied by FanSided’s...

Apr 18, 2014 6:30 pm

.gif | Bellator 117: Parsons Sends Bazer Crashing to the Mat with Right Hook

Jordan Parsons kicked off the fights at Bellator 117 with a knockout that’s going to be hard to top. Just four seconds into round two, Parsons clobbered Bazer with a left then followed up with a right cross and that was all she wrote for Bazer. Check out the .GIF supplied by FanSided’s own ZombieProphet!...

Apr 18, 2014 4:38 pm

Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko Is Official For Bellator’s First PPV

  Today Bellator officials announced that the fight between veteran fighter Tito Ortiz and current Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko will take place on the promotions first ever Pay-Per-View event, Bellator 120. Ortiz, who hasn’t won a fight since 2011, will make his Bellator debut on May 17 in Southaven, Miss. The fight is scheduled...


Apr 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Is Bellator Really Just A Poor Man’s UFC?

By Evan Stoumbelis In recent months, there has been more and more talk of Bellator competing with the UFC in terms of ratings as well as star power, and with Bellator getting ready to launch its inaugural Pay-Per View on May 17th, it’s only fair that we ask the question: Is Bellator a knockoff of...

Apr 11, 2014 7:33 am

QUICK TWITT | Tito Ortiz Cleared To Fight

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter, Tito Ortiz, has been cleared to fight once again. Check out the HBB’s announcement: News get better and better. Guess who's cleared to fight???? — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) April 10, 2014 Me that's who!!!!!! I'mmmmm baaaaack! pic.twitter.com/DjJ27k29Ib — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) April 10, 2014

Apr 4, 2014 8:41 pm

.gif | Sinjen Smith Applies an Armbar on Jason Powell at Bellator 115

Sinjen Smith made quick work of Jason Powell on the preliminary portion of ‘Bellator 115: Minakov vs. Kongo’. While working off his back, Smith was able to catch an arm and apply a textbook armbar to end the fight early. Check out the GIF below, courtesy of ZombieProphet! Result: Sinjen Smith def. Jason Powell via...

Apr 4, 2014 3:50 pm

‘Bellator 115: Minakov vs. Kongo’ Live Results

Tonight, BJPENN.COM will be providing live results of Spike TV’s ‘Bellator 115: Minakov vs. Kongo’ event. The card kicks off at 4:00pm PT, although, in typical Bellator fashion,  the card it tape-delayed on the west coast. RESULTS: Vitaly Minakov def. Cheick Kongo by way of Unanimous Decision (48-46, 48-46, 48-46) Herman Terrado & Justin Baesman...

Mar 22, 2014 10:52 am

Bellator Champ Pat Curran: ‘I’m going to beat the sh*t out of Pitbull’

“I know I’m going to beat the shit out of Pitbull, so I know for a fact I’m going to see Straus for a fourth time,” Curran boldly stated. “I’m not worried about ‘Pitbull.’ I know he’s a dangerous fighter, but I beat him before and I’m going to beat him even worse this time...

Mar 20, 2014 10:05 am

Bellator Champ Newton: ‘Bellator Will Surpass The UFC’

“I just see Bellator definitely surpassing UFC. It’s already happening. [The UFC] is not very personable with the fighters. They don’t really have the fans understanding what the fighters went through, understanding their camps. I think Bellator does that very well. They really follow the fighters, so it makes the fans fall in love more...

Mar 19, 2014 7:02 pm

Bellator 115: Kongo vs. Minakov Card Finalized With 10 Bouts

At 13-0 and the undefeated Bellator Heavyweight World Champion, Russian knockout connoisseur Vitaly Minakov is ready to extend his reign as “The New Emperor” and defend his world title against Cheick Kongo live on Spike TV Friday, April 4th from Nevada’s Reno Events Center. The night will also feature the Bellator Middleweight and Welterweight Semifinals,...

Mar 18, 2014 7:37 am

King Mo: ‘I’m a better boxer than Rampage Jackson’

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rampage Jackson, and former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, ‘King Mo’, are set to fight on Bellator’s first ever pay-per-view event this May. Rampage is known as one of the sports most vicious knockout artists and King Mo is widely considered one of the best wrestlers in the sport. For many, this scheduled...

Mar 17, 2014 6:06 am

ACL Injury Forces Terry Etim Out Of Bellator Lightweight Tournament,

The Bellator Light Heavyweight World Title will be settled on Friday, March 21st from the Kansas Star Arena, live on Spike TV as Attila Vegh will fight “The Hardcore Kid” Emmanuel Newton in a highly anticipated clash at 205 pounds. The night will also feature the start of the Bellator Lightweight Tournament. Liverpool native Terry...

Mar 14, 2014 1:00 pm

Bjorn Rebney Defends Straus vs Curran III Matchup

Many have offered criticism about Bellator MMA’s decision to give Pat Curran an immediate rematch against Bellator Featherweight champion Daniel Straus, given that both Magomedrasul “Frodo” Khasbulaev and Patricio Freire have won tournaments and are waiting for their title shots. In a recent interview with MMASucka, Bjorn Rebney defended the decision, saying: “I had to...

Mar 12, 2014 10:24 am

PHOTO | Tito Shows Off New Girlfriend – Former UFC Ring Girl Amber Nichole Miller

The HBB, Tito Ortiz, is recovering from his very public breakup with his ‘Baby Momma’ Jenna Jameson. The newly signed and now injured Bellator light-heavyweight is back on the mend, both physically and in his personal life as evidenced by this photo with Miller. Want to see more of Tito’s new flame? Click here, or...

Mar 11, 2014 10:15 am

“Rampage” vs. King Mo Set For “Alvarez vs. Chandler III” Pay-Per-View In Memphis

MMA’s greatest trilogy is set for Saturday, May 17th as Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler in the most highly anticipated fight of 2014, live on Pay-Per-View. The night also features the Memphis return of MMA superstar Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, who will square off against King Mo Lawal in...

Mar 7, 2014 9:21 pm

Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz to Headline Court Case against Former Trainer

The ‘People’s Champion’ and ‘Rampage’ characters may have to wait a bit longer to make their next public appearances as Tito Ortiz and Quinton Jackson prepare for a different kind of fight than they are used to: Legal Battle. The two former UFC fighters are being sued by ex-trainer Juanito Ibarra because he felt like...

Mar 7, 2014 3:18 pm

War Machine Posts Some Crazy Threatening Video’s Then Withdraws From Bellator Tourny

The story title really has two different subject matters in it. For that I apologize, I just didn’t see the need to make two stories about War Machine today. In an odd move, one of Bellator’s, more recognizable welterweight’s, War Machine, has been posting troubling, some would even say, nonsensical babbling, video’s to his Youtube...

Mar 4, 2014 4:58 pm

VIDEO | Rampage Shows Off His California Home And It’s Awesome

Bellator money must be good! Or maybe it’s UFC Money? Maybe even PRIDE FC Money or perhaps even some A-Team Money? At any rate, Rampage Jackson is a baller and he recently gave these guys a tour of his super-star status dwelling in Mission Viejo, California. Did anyone say TNA money? I guess that’s possible...

Mar 3, 2014 10:24 am

Eddie Alvarez Says He Has the Blueprint to Beat Michael Chandler

Who doesn’t love a good rubber match? Each fighter has a win over the other, both are high level fighters, the belt is on the line (again) and it’s on Pay-Per-View. Of course I’m talking about the third and most likely final fight between Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler. Chandler beat Alvarez...

Mar 3, 2014 9:52 am

Bellator’s Rampage vs. King Mo Scuffle Staged?

After Rampage Jackson celebrated his second victory in the Bellator cage at Bellator 110, he and “King Mo” got into a scuffle that was certainly heated, if not over the top. However, when Sherdog.com reporter Jack Encarnacao  asked Mohegan Regulatory Head Mike Mazzulli if any potential commission punishments or sanctions placed on the fighters as a...