Archive: Bellator

Mar 8, 2012 10:00 am

MMA NEWS | Bellator Champ Hector Lombard To The UFC?

UFC president Dana White recently took to the UFC on FX 2 post-fight media scrum to discuss many topics, one of which being Australian Native and Bellator middleweight champion, Hector Lombard. “I guess he’s pretty popular down here. I’ve been hearing all about him since I’ve been here. I hear he’s under contract though with...

Mar 1, 2012 4:07 pm

Aoki vs. Alvarez II Official For April 20

Even off the heels of losing his title, Bellator promotional favorite Eddie Alvarez still gets to face one of the world’s best lightweights, Shinya Aoki, in a shot to earn redemption from his 2008 loss to the Japanese superstar. The bout is now confirmed to go down at Bellator 66 on April 20th. Three and...

Feb 19, 2012 3:26 pm

BJPENN.COM Welterweight Top 10 (Updated 02/19/12)

The time to update the BJPENN.COM world rankings is long overdue. There has been a lot of activity in each division and as such we have adjusted our world rankings. Items such as wins, losses, inactivity, retirement and suspensions all play apart in deciding who should be ranked in the top 10. Your most recent...


Feb 19, 2012 1:21 pm

Shinya Aoki vs. Eddie Alvarez Rematch Targeted For April 20th

Even off the heels of losing his title, Bellator promotional favorite Eddie Alvarez still gets to face one of the world’s best lightweights, Shinya Aoki, in a shot to earn redemption from his 2008 loss to the Japanese superstar. The bout is expected to go down at yet to be official Bellator 66 on April...

Jan 29, 2012 12:32 pm

UFC NEWS | BJPENN.COM Mobile Is Here!!

Cellphone users need not worry any longer. From this point forward anyone with internet browsing capabilities on their cellphone can now access the new BJPENN.COM Mobile. We have now integrated the best features of BJPENN.COM into a fully functional mobile version of the website which allows easier navigation, smoother load times and the ability to...

Jan 11, 2012 1:00 pm

MMA NEWS – Eddie Alvarez Not Entering Season 6 Bellator Tournament; Aoki Rematch Possible

“Ed won’t be part of the next tournament during the March kickoff,” Rebney said. “The decision was reached between us that the next right step wouldn’t be to jump back in the season-tournament right now.” “We’re still talking very regularly about the Aoki fight,” he said. “We’ve been talking to DREAM about making it happen,...

Dec 20, 2011 3:00 pm

MMA NEWS – Mousasi Wants Rematch With "King Mo"

“My only loss in a couple years has been to King Mo, so I would definitely like that fight, especially if it’s a title fight. Light heavyweight isn’t that bad in Strikeforce you have Mike Kyle, Feijao, King Mo, me, there’s some upcoming guys so it’s getting stacked even more. It’s getting better. I think...

Dec 8, 2011 6:20 am

MMA NEWS – War Machine Inks Deal With Bellator

The Viacom owned Bellator Fighting Championship has signed UFC veteran and recent parolee, War Machine to a multi-fight deal. The 29-year-old California resident is fresh off a victory over Roger Huerta on the regional circuit and apparently the win was enough to get his signed to the upstart promotion. After being released by the UFC,...

Dec 1, 2011 1:57 am

2011 World MMA Awards Results

The 2011 World MMA Awards took place tonight at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas Nevada. The show was hosted by outspoken UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen, and included awards for categories such as “Fighter Of The Year”, “KO Of The Year”, and “Fight Of The Year” (between the dates September 1st, 2010 and...

Nov 24, 2011 8:12 am

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM BJPENN.COM

From our staff here at BJPENN.COM, we want to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. We are “Thankful” for all of you!

Nov 23, 2011 5:20 am

MMA NEWS – Grove vs. Minowa In The Works For ProElite III On January 21

The UFC isn’t the only promotion making plans for the 2012 MMA season. ProElite version 2.0 is finalizing plans for their third MMA show scheduled for January 21, 2012 and they are headed back to where it all started at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The event is expected to feature a main event...

Nov 22, 2011 4:18 pm

Bellator 58 Ratings Are In And They Are Up

Last weekend’s Bellator 58 card turned in the most solid numbers of the season with 269,000 viewers. The ratings prove that the recently dethroned lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez is by far their biggest ratings draw. Bellator 58 took place from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida and featured a main event...

Nov 3, 2011 8:57 am

Brian Foster Joins Bellator Welterweight Ranks

Brian Foster has a message for the Bellator welterweight division and its champion Ben Askren: “I’m coming.” The former UFC fighter who won his last two fights in the UFC and who sports a 18-5 record as a welterweight has recently signed with Bellator Fighting Championships in a deal that adds another legitimate contender to...

Oct 27, 2011 3:05 pm

Talent Filled Bellator 56 Card Invades KC's Memorial Hall Saturday Night

As Bellator Fighting Championships prepares to invade Memorial Hall in Kansas City on October 29th, the fight card has been finalized with a number of preliminary fights featuring some explosive local talent sure to make the Kansas City faithful proud. Saturday will also feature the Kansas City return of Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren, who...

Oct 26, 2011 8:09 am

Viacom Buys Majority Stake In Bellator

Viacom, the parent company behind MTV networks, has purchased a majority stake in the Bellator Promotion with plans to start airing shows on Spike TV in 2013. USA Today was the first to report the news of the story, as Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney explained that talks were ongoing for the past year, and that...

Oct 26, 2011 7:00 am

Former Bellator Champion Lyman Good Returns to face Michael Costa in Welterweight Tournament Qualifier at Bellator 59

Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that former Bellator Welterweight Champion Lyman “Cyborg” Good will make his long-awaited return to the Bellator cage as the New York native squares off against promising Brazilian Michael Costa in a Bellator Season 6 Welterweight Tournament Qualifier fight on Saturday, November 26 from Caesars Atlantic City in New Jersey and...

Oct 26, 2011 5:00 am

Bellator 55 Ratings Slide to 168,000 viewers.

Last weekend’s Bellator 55 event on MTV2 caught an average audience of 168,000 at home viewers. This number marks a 17,000 household dip from the prior weekends Bellator 54 which drew 185,000. Bellator 55 took place on Saturday, Oct. 23 from the Cocopah Resort and Casino in Yuma, Ariz. The main event saw 125er turned...

Oct 19, 2011 6:38 am

Efrain Escudero vs. Cesar Avila Set For Saturday’s Bellator 55 Event

A last minute bout has been added to this weekend’s Bellator 55 event and it comes in the form of a lightweight contest between TUF 8 winner Efrain Escudero and Cesar Avila. Bellator officials announced the bout this morning. Bellator 55 is set to take place from the Cocopah Resort and Casino in Yuma, Ariz...

Oct 13, 2011 12:50 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler Set For Bellator 58

Originally scheduled to defend his title against Michael Chandler at Bellator 54, Eddie Alvarez was forced to withdraw from the meeting with an undisclosed injury. Now, the two have a new date confirmed by Bellator officials. With just a five-week postponement, Eddie Alvarez will attempt to defend his title against Michael Chandler on Novembers Bellator...

Oct 11, 2011 9:29 am

A 5 Minute Interview With Martial Arts Teacher Tom Callos

Tom Callos is martial arts teacher and business consultant known for his innovative work in martial arts curriculum design, school management, marketing, and teaching concepts. He resides between Hilo, Hawaii and Placerville, California. This interview was conducted on-line, by Dan Sikkens, for Aim High Martial Arts. Aim High Martial Arts: It’s a pleasure to chat...