Archive: Bellator

Jan 26, 2013 11:22 am

Eddie Alvarez preliminary injunction denied, will not fight at UFC 159 | UFC News

After a long day of fighting in the courtroom, former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (24-3 MMA, 8-1 BFC) was denied a motion to release the fighter from his Bellator contract in order to sign with the UFC. Alvarez’s lawyers argued there is key difference between Bellator’s promise to put Alvarez on Spike as opposed to...

Jan 25, 2013 11:41 am

Dana White Gives 5 Billion Reasons Why Eddie Alvarez May Stay With Bellator | UFC NEWS

“Don’t forget this, either, everybody talks about Bellator like they’re some poor little promotion. Viacom owns fucking Bellator. Viacom owns Bellator. Viacom runs that shit. Bellator like you used to know it is over. Viacom sits on five billion dollars in cash. Five billion in cash. Pay the kid. Pay the kid the exact monetary...

Jan 19, 2013 9:29 am

Bellator Debuts With Solid Ratings; 1.2 Million Peak | MMA News

  Now with Strikeforce gone, Bellator seems to be the biggest North American competitor for the UFC and has a solid debut show to back them up. Once on MTV2, Bellator has recently shifted to a station that was once synonymous with free-TV MMA, Spike TV. The deal came after the UFC signed a multi-year...

Jan 18, 2013 1:24 pm

Alvarez Set to Make Court Appearance on January 25th in Search of Injunction

The Eddie Alvarez saga continues as the lightweight fighter now has a set appearance date for court. According to Yahoo! Sports Alvarez will appear in court on January 25th in front of Federal Judge Jose L. Linares seeking an injunction that will allow him to sign and fight for the UFC as soon as UFC...

Jan 17, 2013 1:44 pm

Sean McClure Added To Radio Programming

17 JANUARY 2013 – has named Sean McClure as a new addition to its popular radio program airing weekly on Wendesday nights. Sean, who has been Marketing Director for the American Fight League, Chief Staff Writer for, and a respected MMA event announcer, will be responsible for a new segment of the program...

Jan 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Alvarez Contract Details Emerge; UFC Offers Quick Title Shot & PPV Cut

The battle for Eddie Alvarez continues. The UFC and Bellator have continued to feud over who will sign the 28-year-old lightweight standout and former Bellator champion, and this time we have the contractual numbers to compare the two promotions offers. Although both are indeed very similar (almost identical according to Bellator President Bjorn Rebney) and...

Jan 9, 2013 11:13 am

Fans Invited To Next Week’s Bellator Media Workouts | MMA NEWS

In anticipation of Bellator MMA’s highly anticipated Spike debut January 17th from Irvine’s Bren Center, Bellator MMA will be hosting a fighter open workout for media from 1 – 3 p.m. PST on Tuesday, January 15 from HB Ultimate Training Center. The workout will be attended by Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney as well as Bellator...

Jan 9, 2013 10:48 am

Bellator’s $100,000 Welterweight Tournament Field Set for January 24 Live on Spike

Bellator’s Welterweight Tournament is now complete as the eight man field will battle for a $100,000 Bellator Tournament prize, as well as a guaranteed title shot for the Bellator Welterweight World Title. The Bellator Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinals will begin January 24th from Oklahoma’s WinStar World Casino live on Spike TV and in Spanish language on...

Jan 4, 2013 11:38 am

Eddie Alvarez Losing His Cool Over UFC / Bellator Negotations | MMA NEWS

If you haven’t been following along, top free agent, Eddie Alvarez is in contract limbo waiting to make the move to the UFC. The Bellator organization is doing what they can to halt that move. Little is known about what is going on behind the scenes, but reports have been that Bellator matched a UFC...

Dec 28, 2012 10:26 am

Dana White Expects Eddie Alvarez Situation to Get “Ugly” | MMA News

The battle to land lightweight free agent Eddie Alvarez (24-3 MMA, 8-1 BFC) is starting to heat-up, or so it would appear. The former Bellator lightweight title holder is being pursued by both the UFC and his former employer Bellator Fighting Championships. Following Alvarez’s last fight, he officially became a free agent after competing under the Bellator...

Dec 26, 2012 11:39 am

Bellator Removes Daley from Season 8 Due to Bar Fight, Paul Denies Allegations | MMA News

One of the highest profile fighters on the Bellator roster Paul Daley has been charged with assault in Britain and removed from the upcoming Season Bellator 8 tournament.  According to ESPN 29 year old Paul Daley has been charged with assault following an altercation in a bar, banned from entering the United States and is looking...

Dec 22, 2012 12:33 pm

Bellator On Spike Season 8 Preview (Video)

The Bellator fight promotion is continuing to hype up their debut on SPIKE TV for the 8th season of their tournament format. With the hype train at full speed comes the latest preview featured above with what we, as MMA fans, can expect from the countries number 2 MMA promotion! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 15, 2012 12:15 pm

VIDEO | King Mo Gets Dropped By Mayweather In Practice | MMA NEWS

Bellator light-heavyweight fighter, King Mo Lawal, allowed cameras into his recent boxing training session. Working on his defense, the former Strikeforce champion was caught with a body shot that sent him to the canvas. Training Mo is none other than famed boxing coach Jeff Mayweather. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 12, 2012 11:20 am

King Mo Set To Make Bellator Debut Against Przemyslaw Mysiala On January 24 | UFC NEWS

Bellator MMA & WinStar World Casino announced today a 2013 event hosting alliance that will see three of Bellator’s nationally and internationally televised events produced live from Oklahoma’s WinStar World Casino throughout 2013. The exclusive partnership will officially begin on January 24th as Bellator MMA will host a Welterweight World Title fight between reigning and...

Dec 6, 2012 11:12 am

Exclusive: Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver Talks to BJPenn.Com Radio

  Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver has made more noise outside of the cage than inside of it. As a contestant on season six of The Ultimate Fighter Koppenhaver displayed an interesting personality ans showed he could handle himself inside the Octagon. He was released after a first round submission loss to Yoshiyuki Yoshida at UFC...