Archive: Bellator

Mar 17, 2013 3:17 pm

March 17, 2013 Ryan Martinez Joins BJPenn.com´s FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 181

Our last guest is a heavyweight who has a wrestling pedigree that is better then half the people in the sport. I’m talking about Ryan Martinez, and Ryan is set to take on Travis Wiuff at Bellator 93. Ryan has been on the show before, where we spoke about his past and his wrestling credentials....


Mar 14, 2013 9:38 am

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/13/13: BEN ASKREN INTERVIEW (Full Replay) | MMA NEWS

Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askren, hit the airwaves with the BJPENN.COM RADIO crew last night to discuss all things Bellator related. Fresh off his Twitter fight with Michael Bisping, Askren also gave his thoughts on several UFC happenings. If you missed the live broadcast you can check out the Askren segment in the player above....

Mar 6, 2013 11:02 am

Douglas Lima Breaks Hand in Semi-Final Win; Saunders Bout Postponed Until Summer

The MMA game is one of the toughest sports to remain healthy in. Obviously the dangers involved are much higher than any other professional sport as the object of the game is to hurt your opponent. With that being said it makes sense that any tournament style show, such as the current Bellator season 8...

Mar 4, 2013 11:56 am

Is Hector Lombard in Jeopardy of Being Cut By the UFC?

Hector Lombard was one of the most highly sought after free agents in the MMA business just a little over a year ago. Back then the former Bellator Middleweight Champion was 31-2-1 and was riding an extremely impressive 25-fight winning streak. That kind of streak doesn’t just come around every day and UFC president Dana...

Feb 22, 2013 9:32 am

VIDEO | King Mo Got Knocked Out Last Night | MMA NEWS

The highly popular, “King Mo” Lawal, entered the Bellator light-heavyweight tournament as a heavy favorite and was knocked out during last nights semi-final round. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 22, 2013 9:28 am

Bellator Not Interested in Signing Fitch | MMA News

  The recent release of arguably one of the best welterweights in MMA history to never hold a title in the UFC, Jon Fitch, shocked the MMA community and left UFC fighters out in the cold in the way of job security as the prospect of being released became very real. The UFC stated that...

Feb 19, 2013 11:19 am

Dana White Calls Out Bellator to Pay Eddie Alvarez His Worth | MMA NEWS

If you thought UFC President Dana White was done talking about lightweight fighter Eddie Alvarez, think again. Eddie Alvarez has been in the middle of a legal battle with Bellator MMA, his current employer. The lightweight fighter’s contract ended and the UFC made him an offer. Bellator however, had the chance to match it, which...

Feb 12, 2013 11:42 am

Eddie Alvarez Speaks Out About Bellator, Calls Staff Liars | MMA NEWS

This past Monday on The MMA Hour, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney joined Ariel Helwani in the midst of a trip to Charlotte, NC for Bellator’s live event this Thursday, February 14 at 10 PM/EST on Spike. The telecast features three quarterfinal match-ups in the Bellator Middleweight Tournament, as well as a Bantamweight title fight between...

Feb 11, 2013 12:42 pm

Couture to Young Fighters: “You have a brand… build it up” | MMA NEWS

In a recent interview with BloodyElbow.com, MMA legend and former UFC Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight Champion, Randy Couture, discussed his acting and television career and his recent departure from the Zuffa organization.  A well-covered topic last week, Couture described his departure from Zuffa as a weight lifted from his shoulders.  “Being in the organization, you...

Feb 9, 2013 2:05 pm

Ryan Couture to Make UFC Debut Against Ross Pearson | UFC NEWS

  UFC officials announced today that Ryan Couture will make his organizational debut against Ultimate Fighter season 9 winner Ross Pearson at UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi on April 6 in Stockholm, Sweden. The big question as far as Couture is concerned is whether or not his father, UFC Hall of Famer and...

Feb 4, 2013 12:30 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Brent Weedman Talks Injury, Return, and Bellator Status

Bellator standout Brent Weedman injured his hand in his last fight. Despite winning the bout Weedman now faces a significant layoff. In this exclusive video interview with BJPenn.com at last weekend’s Hardrock MMA event in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, Brent reveals the extent of his injury and how long he might be away from the Bellator organization....

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....