Archive: Bellator

Nov 5, 2014 3:42 pm

PHOTO | Akihiro Gono Defeats Cancer

Pride FC legend and MMA veteran Akihiro Gono earned the reputation as a fighter to be feared throughout his 20 year and counting MMA career. In the photo shown below from photographer Ryan Loco, Gono shows off a massive scar from the most important battle of his life, his battle with cancer, which Gono won....

Nov 3, 2014 8:15 pm

Sokoudjou Calls Out Houston Alexander In The Best Way Possible

What better way to call out a fighter than to hold a contest for the best photoshopped image of that fighter? There isn’t one! That’s why Sokoudjou took to the UnderGround to hold a contest for the best photoshopped image of Houston Alexander, who Sokoudjou says has been ducking him for some time now. Check...

Nov 2, 2014 3:18 pm

Bellator Planning More Motocross Events In The Future

Last month Bellator MMA held an unannounced MMA card, which took place before a motocross event, in which several of the top MotoX riders in the world competed for truck loads of cash. The event was such a success that Bellator plans on holding more MMA-MotoX crossover events in the future. Monster Energy Combat Sports...

Nov 2, 2014 9:59 am

Former TUF Competitor Training To Make Pro-Wrestling Jump

Former TUF competitor, Matt Riddle, who was released by the UFC after failing two drug tests is currently training to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a pro-wrestler. It has long been rumored that Ronda Rousey may make the jump to pro-wrestling sometime in the future after several videos were posted of Rousey doing WWE...


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 31, 2014 12:24 pm

Four Bellator 127 Fighters Fail Drug Tests

The DRUG BUG has struck Bellator, and struck it good. The California State Athletic Commission today revealed that, four ‘Bellator 127’ competitors had failed their post-fight drug tests. UFC veteran Rob Emerson got popped for modafinil, a mental focus narcotic. Fernando Gonzalez tested positive for marijuana. Both Nick Moghaddam and Keith Berry failed for elevated...

Oct 27, 2014 9:03 pm

Paul Daley Gets Visa, Eyeing 2015 Bellator Return

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has officially received his visa, and will be looking to make his return to Bellator MMA in 2015. Daley was released by the UFC after punching Josh Koschek after the bout ended, and was given a lifetime ban from the promotion. Since then he has fought for Strikeforce, and fought in several...

Oct 27, 2014 9:02 pm

Scott Coker Unveils Plans For Bellator In 2015

Since Scott Coker took over control of Bellator from Bjorn Rebney earlier this year he has been a busy man, and doesn’t plan on slowing down in the new year. Coker spoke to Heidi Fang of MMAFightCorner to discuss his plans for the promotion in 2015. “Basically, Bellator will go once a month for its...

Oct 27, 2014 8:51 pm

100 Knockouts In Less Than 3 Minutes

We all love brutal knockouts, so with that being said, check out this video of the 100 of the best knockouts in MMA history in less than 3 minutes! Post by www.MMAggregate.com.

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 24, 2014 12:00 pm

War Machine: ‘She Deserved this, so do I’

War Machine is currently awaiting trial in Las Vegas, where he will stand trial next month, answering for charges stemming from his assault against ex-girlfriend Christy Mack back in August. War Machine stated in a Tweet from prison, that Christy deserved the beating. We’re not quite sure how he managed to get a Tweet out,...

Oct 24, 2014 11:13 am

QUICK TWITT – Rampage: ‘There needs to be more fighters like Joey Beltran’

Former UFC champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, who is currently signed with Bellator, spent some time with former Bellator title challenger Joey Beltran, and captured the moment on Instagram with a message for the fighters of today. Glad I got the chance to hang out with Joey Beltran,not many fighters left in the sport like him....

Oct 23, 2014 4:16 pm

HE SPEAKS! War Machine Embracing “Grandma’s Faggotry” In Prison?

“On October 7th I received a book in the mail titled “The Disappearance of The Universe” and I’d like to thank whomever sent it. I’ve really been struggling in here, dealing with this seemingly out of the blue disaster that I have been blindsided by. My entire life I have fought “forgiveness”, plotted revenge and...

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 20, 2014 12:02 pm

PHOTOS | War Machine’s Suicide Note

Earlier this month it was revealed that War Machine had attempted to commit suicide while in jail, but was found unconscious by a guard, and survived. Now TMZ has received copy of the suicide note left by War Machine prior to the suicide attempt.

Oct 19, 2014 3:16 pm

Joe Warren Eyes Return To Wrestling, Gunning For Olympic Gold Medal

Newly crowned Bellator MMA champion Joe Warren is no stranger to wrestling competition. After winning the Pan American Championships in 2006 as well as the World Championship, a failed drug test cut his Olympic hopes short in 2008. Now, nearly 6 years later, Warren is eyeing an Olympic gold medal at the 2018 games. He...

Oct 19, 2014 9:45 am

‘5 Rounds’ With Michael Chandler Ahead Of Bellator 131

Go ‘5 rounds’ with former Bellator MMA champion Michael Chandler as he answers 5 questions on various topics ahead of his Bellator 131 bout against Will Brooks for the vacant Bellator lightweight championship. The Bellator MMA lightweight strap was vacated by Eddie Alvarez earlier this year when he left Bellator and signed with the UFC,...

Oct 18, 2014 1:07 pm

REPLAY! Houston Alexander Uses Illegal Headbutts In Bellator 129 Bout

Last night’s Bellator 129 co-main event ended in a majority draw due to some poorly placed headbutts of Houston Alexander. The UFC Veteran was warned in the first round, and repeated the offense later on to lose a point on the judges scorecards. But Bellator 129 wasn’t all bad, did you see Pogo Girl?

Oct 17, 2014 7:01 pm

‘Bellator 129’ Results: Santos Picks Up Decision Win Over Terry

Andre Santos and James Terry wanted nothing to do with the ground game at all, and the bout resembled that of a boxing match. Neither Terry or Santos found a comfortable striking range throughout the fight and as a result of that, big shots were few and far between. Terry took to the center of...

Oct 17, 2014 1:41 pm

Royce Explains Move: “I’m here to help Bellator grow”

“I don’t think they made this offer to somehow attack the UFC. They see my value, and invited me to be their ambassador. The UFC was my home and will always be my home. I helped creating and building that home. Now, Bellator is a relatively new organization, and I’m here to help them grow...

Oct 17, 2014 1:21 pm

Bonnar Takes Another, Ortiz Coach Trains Stephan For Bellator Bout

Another member of the Tito Ortiz camp has left the former UFC light-heavyweight champion, in favor of his upcoming opponent, Stephan Bonnar. Tito Ortiz broke news of the even, citing an article on UT San Diego, Nice 2 find out who truly are loyal.More motivation to destroy!The circle gets smaller. http://t.co/aeFP8qUJpW #Sad excuse that r...

Oct 14, 2014 7:21 pm

Bellator Champ Will Brooks Ticked Off Over This Poster, And Much More!

Under the Bjorn Rebney regime, one would expect such treatment of Will Brooks, but I must admit, similar gameplay under Coker’s watch is a bit surprising. The promotion’s interim lightweight champ (and only champion of the division, following the departure of Eddie Alvarez), Will Brooks, pictured behind Michael Chandler above, is tired of being disrespected...

Oct 13, 2014 4:15 pm

WSOF Not Worried About Triple Header With UFC And Bellator

On November 15, The UFC, Bellator MMA, and World Series Of Fighting will all go head to head in ratings. UFC will be hosting UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum live from Mexico, on PPV Bellator will be hosting Bellator 131: Bonnar vs. Ortiz, which will air on Spike TV. And WSOF will be hosting WSOF...

Oct 12, 2014 4:19 pm

Joe Schilling Explains “Schoolyard Fight” With Nick Diaz

Joe Schilling is one of the most feared Kickboxers in the world. So naturally when he sparred against Nick Diaz, who is an extremely intimidating fighter, the two clashed, and things were intense. After the sparring session however, Schilling and Diaz became friends, even to the point that Schilling will be heading to Stockton to...