Archive: Bellator

Sep 13, 2012 1:54 pm

Alvarez vs. Pitbull Headline Loaded Night of Fights at Caesars Windsor | MMA NEWs

As Bellator prepares for its explosive seventh and final season on MTV2, the promotion has finalized a stacked night of fights that include the highly anticipated lightweight showdown between Eddie Alvarez and Patricky Pitbull, as well as the Season 7 Featherweight Tournament and a host of International and Canadian talent looking to collect big wins...

Aug 30, 2012 12:25 pm

ESPN Ranks the Bantamweights; Big Drop for Champion

ESPN released their latest 135 pound rankings. The Bantamweights stack up well against each other overall, but the top three spots continue to be locked down by Urijah Faber, UFC Interim Champion Renan Barao, and Champion Dominick Cruz. One of the biggest drops in the list was Eduardo Dantes who slid from number five down...

Aug 25, 2012 4:01 pm

Authentic Sports Management Enjoys a Successful Friday Night

Three fights, three wins. Things couldn’t have gotten better for the three Blackzilian fighters who stepped inside the cage last night. A lot of hard work went into last night’s victories and when one member of the team wins, they all feel a sense of pride and accomplishment. Leading the night off was Cosmo Alexandre...

Aug 24, 2012 6:41 pm

MMA: Inside the Cage #108 – "Armbars and Polish Stars"

Our friends at MMA: Inside the Cage are back! They debate the TOP 5 Pound 4 Pound Femaless of All Time… Rousey and Cyborg are NOT at the top. They preview KSW 20, and of course… 12 new Clip of the Week finalists! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 17, 2012 7:51 am

BJ Penn.Com Exclusive: Eddie Alvarez on His Future, Past & His Family

The more people you ask the more you will hear that Eddie Alvarez is going to be joining the UFC once his contract with Bellator expires later on this year. It’s hard to begrudge the man after all he has accomplished in the sport, he has every right to want to test himself against the...

Jul 17, 2012 12:20 pm

The Association Of Boxing Commissions Addresses Scoring System In MMA | MMA NEWS

This year at the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) annual conference, the commission removed last year’s proposed half-point scoring system while redefining many Unified Rules for MMA, a decision with a direct effect on mixed martial arts’ scoring. After a year of a voluntary evaluation period granted to the half-point system proposed by Doc Hamilton...

Jul 13, 2012 3:39 am

Paul Daley To Make Debut At Bellator 72 | Bellator News

By Jamie McAllister Bellator Fighting Championships makes it’s return to “The Sunshine State” on Friday, July 20 for Bellator 72 from The USF Sun Dome in Tampa, FL. The Bellator 72 card features the finals of Season 6 Welterweight Tournament between Bryan Baker and Karl Amoussou. The card will also feature Paul Daley’s return to...

Jun 22, 2012 9:47 am

Exclusive Video | Cesar Gracie Talks Diaz Bros, Roy Bougton & Rousey | MMA NEWS

This interview has Cesar Gracie talking about his up and coming fighter Roy Boughton who is to face a tough opponent Emanuel Newton on June 22’s Bellator 71 at The Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, West Virginia for the start of the Bellator Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament. Gracie also touches on Nate...

Jun 19, 2012 7:18 am

Brett Rogers 'Not Perfect' But Ready To 'Change And Make It Right' | Bellator News

By Jamie McAllister Bellator Heavyweight Brett Rogers in an interview with The MMA Hour. Once a contender in the Strikeforce Heavyweight division Rogers was released by the San Jose-based promotion on June 30, 2011 following his arrest for third-degree assault of his wife, which was then followed by another arrest for violating terms of his...

Jun 18, 2012 9:28 am

Bellator Signs Wrestling Phenom Shawn Bunch

By Jamie McAllister Bellator signs wrestler Shawn Bunch the news comes directly from Bellator Fighting Championships have agreed terms with decorated amateur wrestler Shawn Bunch. The former Olympic qualifier is now turning his attention solely toward Mixed Martial Arts and a future Bellator Bantamweight tournament. “I’ve had my sights set on Bellator for a...

Jun 5, 2012 9:02 am

Brett Rogers Signs With Bellator, Makes His Debut On June 22 | MMA NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Brett “Da Grim” Rogers Joins Bellator; Makes Debut June 22 at Bellator 71 To describe the career of Brett Rogers as a roller coaster ride could be considered a massive understatement. The former heavyweight title contender was at the top of the MMA food chain not long ago, but for a career...

May 25, 2012 10:22 am

Video | Ben Askren Training At Evolve MMA & Interview | MMA NEWS

2x NCAA Division 1 Wrestling Champion and a US Olympian, Ben Askren is the current Bellator Welterweight Champion and is widely considered to be one of the top welterweight MMA fighters in the world today. In this interview, he talks candidly about his love for wrestling, his MMA style, his time in Singapore, and his...

May 18, 2012 9:12 am

King Mo Bellator/TNA Deal Good for MMA | MMA NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: A common complaint of MMA fans, especially when Brock Lesnar made the jump from the WWE to the UFC in 2008, is to not associate Mixed Martial Arts with professional wrestling. “Wrestling’s fake”, “Only idiots watch wrestling”, etc. are among the comments that I’ve read over the years anytime professional wrestling is...

May 10, 2012 2:39 pm

"King Mo" Inks Deals with Bellator and TNA Pro Wrestling

In an unprecedented move – one of the biggest names in mixed martial arts, “King Mo” Lawal, has signed a deal to compete in Spike TV’s two major sports properties, Bellator Fighting Championships and TNA’s IMPACT Wrestling. King Mo will join the stars of TNA this summer and resume his mixed martial arts career next...

May 10, 2012 7:57 am

VIDEO | Hector Lombard Ready To Blast Through UFC's Middleweight Division

As fans anxiously await the in-octagon debut of former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard, he made an appearance on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight”. He talked about his recent UFC signing and briefly analyzed his highly anticipated bout with Brian Stann. “It was a very long process but I’m here in the UFC now so that’s...

Apr 23, 2012 8:25 am

Bellator's Ron Sparks, "I'm not that so called safe fight"

(Louisville, KY) – Popular Bellator heavyweight Ron “The Monster” Sparks (8-1) has been fighting since he was a kid. He started as a kickboxing sparring partner for friends before stepping in to the ring to compete himself. It wasn’t until he first put on MMA gloves that he truly felt he was where he needed...

Apr 16, 2012 11:06 am

UFC Contemplating Regional Titles With Global Expansion

By Jamie McAllister: “We talked about that too, we talked about rankings. Like, in boxing, guys [are] ranked in other countries. So you [would] end up with the UFC champions and then guys that are ranked in different countries. It makes sense; in the big picture long term it absolutely makes sense.” “Kicking off all...

Apr 12, 2012 9:30 am

Food For Thought | Why Don't Bellator Fighters Fail Drug Tests?

By Giovanni Burns: On the brink of trying to scramble for a possible replacement for UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem after a failed drug test, questions remain about the fact that UFC fighters are failing drug tests at alarming rates, as opposed to the second largest MMA promotion Bellator and other “B level” mixed martial...

Apr 10, 2012 4:17 pm

VIDEO | Workout Like Bellator Ring Girl Jade Bryce

I don’t know why I am actually posting this. I can’t really pass it off as a legit workout video for our audience, I can’t really come up with a review of the product to entice you to try it for yourselves, but I found myself watching it in its entirety regardless and since I...

Apr 4, 2012 1:04 pm

Photo Gallery | Bellator's Jade Bryce Latest Ring Girl To Hit Playboy

Bellator’s Jade Bryce has easily etched herself as one of MMA’s hottest commodities. From her many pictorials, to her video work for the Mixed Martial Arts promotion, fans have come to love the Bellator ring card girl. This is probably the exact reason why picked her up for this pictorial. Have no fear, the...

Mar 24, 2012 8:47 am

There Was Another Flash KO Last Night On MTV And Here Is The Video

For former American Olympic Judo team member Rick Hawn, the question going into his Season 6 Lightweight Quarterfinal fight with Ricardo Tirloni was how effective he would be in his first trip to 155 pounds. The answer was clear. With both men exchanging early in the opening round, Hawn appeared to be the aggressor as...

Mar 17, 2012 5:10 pm

There Was A Flying Knee Knockout Last Night On MTV And Here Is The Video

In the first quarterfinal fight of the Bellator Season Six Middleweight Tournament, excitement was in the air as Bellator veterans Vitor Vianna and Brian Rogers were expected to bring fireworks when they squared off. The fight started with both men exchanging on the feet, however, Vianna soon made it known his intentions of bringing the...

Mar 13, 2012 3:56 pm

Video | Eddie Alvarez Documentary "No Plan B" Preview

Eddie Alvarez Official Documentary “No Plan B” trailer. Featuring, Bernard Hopkins, Frankie Edgar, Stephen Haigh, Ricardo Almeida, and Moses Mosley.   Read More: Shinya Aoki (News), Eddie Alvarez (News), Bellator Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit