Archive: Bellator

Oct 10, 2014 2:20 pm

Michael Chandler & Will Brooks – Twitter Beef Gone Wrong

At the top of the Bellator lightweight heap sit Michael Chandler and Will Brooks. And with an eventual matchup between the two, their dislike has brought them to beef, on twitter. Check it: @MikeChandlerMMA "you better pack a lunch"? Are you serious? What is this leave it to beaver? I can't even talk to you...

Oct 10, 2014 5:05 am

Bellator & Strikeforce Reps Share stories of “Mayhem” when dealing with Miller

In the wake of Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller’s latest arrest, two men, who have a history with the controversial fighter, took to twitter with stories of “Mayhem” when dealing with Miller. Check it: Bellator kicked the tires at Mayhem at one point. Rampage asked Bjorn to consider it and Bjorn looked into it as a favor...

Oct 6, 2014 10:02 am

Manhoef vs. Schilling Added To Bellator 131

Melvin Manhoef is fresh off his frighteningly brutal KO over Doug Marshall (See it HERE) Melvin Manhoef will now fight fellow Kickboxer Joe Schilling at Bellator 131. The win over Marshall put Manhoef in life for a title shot under the Bellator banner, but instead he will be fighting Schilling. Schilling is just 1-3 in...

Oct 6, 2014 5:02 am

REPLAY! Bellator 127 Highlights

In case you missed the action at Bellator 127 this past Friday, you can watch the highlights from the event below! Bellator MMA

Oct 5, 2014 8:16 am

War Machine Writes Letter From Prison

Back in August Jon ‘War Machine’ Koppenhaver was on the run from police after brutally beating his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack upon finding her with another man in the house. War Machine was eventually apprehended and extradited to Las Vegas where he will have a preliminary hearing on October 17th. He wrote the following letter, which...

Oct 1, 2014 11:01 am

Newton Set To Defend Strap In Bellator 130 Headliner

Bellator MMA will put an end to its weekly season schedule on Friday, October 24th as the promotion will return to Wichita, Kan., for Bellator 130 live on Spike TV. The night will feature “The Hardcore Kid” Emanuel Newton once again putting his title on the line against English native Linton Vassell, while Bobby Lashley...

Sep 29, 2014 5:04 am

REPLAY! Bellator 126 Highlights

Bellator 126 took place this past Friday, and a new middleweight champion was crowned when Alexander Shlemenko was defeated by Brandon Halsey. Below are the full fight highlights from the event:

Sep 27, 2014 4:02 pm

Alvarez: Fans Think Cerrone Is God

Eddie Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut tonight at UFC 178 in the co-main event against Donald Cerrone. Ahead of the bout, Alvarez feels that many are counting him out, and he plans on putting on a spectacle on the big stage tonight. He spoke with MMAFighting. “I think [Cerrone] is a little...

Sep 23, 2014 5:04 am

Joe Riggs Set To Make UFC Return At UFC on Fox 13

Joe Riggs once again has a date set for his return to the UFC. Earlier this year it was announced that Riggs would be making his return to the UFC, but earlier this summer a gun accident left Riggs in the hospital receiving a blood transfusion after being shot in the hand and leg. Now...

Sep 22, 2014 9:10 pm Radio Recap With Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, And Travis Browne

On September 21st Radio had another stacked show with former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis Browne. Kicking off the show was Daniel Straus, who spoke about how despite feeling like Bellator wanted Pat Curran to be the champion, he still upset the champion in their first...

Sep 22, 2014 5:22 pm

Douglas Lima Out For The Rest Of 2014

Bellator’s welterweight champion Douglas Lima is out for the rest of 2014 according to the fighter. Lima stated that he injured his ribs, and as a result won’t be able to train for 6-weeks, not giving him enough time to train for a fight by the end of 2014. He spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about...

Sep 22, 2014 4:55 pm

Alexander Shlemenko: ‘I’m Just Trying To Follow In Fedor’s Footsteps’

Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has his sights set high when it comes to what he wants to accomplish in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Shlemenko, who is from Omsk Russia, wants to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest fighters ever, who just happens to be Russian as well, Fedor...

Sep 22, 2014 10:50 am

BLOCKED! Spike TV Running Eddie Alvarez Special During UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez was recently released from Bellator MMA after a lengthy contract dispute that went back to Bjorn Rebney’s time with the promotion. Scott Coker recently released Alvarez unconditionally, and wished him all the best in his fighting future. The very same day that Alvarez was released, the UFC signed Alvarez and placed him in...

Sep 21, 2014 5:52 pm

UFC Blocked Bellator From Hosting Event In California

The UFC and Bellator went head to head for the first time earlier this month during UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi, and Bellator 123, which took place the same night, in the same town. Now it appears that the UFC and Bellator will once again go head to head on the same night, but...

Sep 21, 2014 10:51 am

Khabib To Alvarez: Win A Few Fights Before Asking For A Title Shot

Earlier this month Bellator finally released lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez from his contract. That very same day, Alvarez was signed to the UFC, and agreed to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27th. Alvarez stated that he wants to fight UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis after Gilbert Melendez gets his shot at the...

Sep 21, 2014 8:39 am

Tito: ‘Shamrock and I Had Words, But Bonnar’s Getting Hurt’

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, and multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar had their scuffle in the Bellator cage several weeks ago. Since then, many fans questioned the legitimacy of the scuffle, given Bonnar’s WWE-style promoting of the fight. Tito Ortiz joined Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice on Inside MMA to talk about his genuine...

Sep 18, 2014 5:03 am

Melvin Manhoef Explains How He Was Tricked Into Fighting Mark Hunt

Melvin Manhoef is arguably one of the hardest hitting fighters on the planet. One of his most spectacular highlight reel knockouts came during his time in Pride FC, where he knocked Mark Hunt out cold with a left hand. Prior to being knocked out by Junior Dos Santos in May of 2013, Hunt hadn’t been...

Sep 17, 2014 10:05 am

Jenna Jameson On VH1 ‘Couples Therapy’

Jenna Jameson, former pornstar, and ex-wife of UFC Hall Of Fame member Tito Ortiz appeared on VH1’s show ‘couples therapy’ along with her boyfriend, Syndicate MMA owner, John Wood. Get More: Couples Therapy By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Tito Ortiz explains his side of the bizarre Bellator brawl

Ten days ago, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz stepped into the Bellator cage with fellow MMA veteran Stephan Bonnar to announce their November 15 fight in San Diego, California. What happened during the “promotion” of their upcoming bout could only be described as bizarre and included the unveiling of a masked man. “The...

Sep 16, 2014 5:05 am

Emanuel Newton Says He Felt Joey Beltran’s ‘Soul Leave His Body’

Emanuel Newton defended his Bellator light heavyweight championship for the first time this past weekend against Joey Beltran. The bout saw Newton win via a highlight reel spinning backfist KO in the third round, much similar to the one used against King Mo last year. Prior to the KO, Newton was looking tired, and some...

Sep 15, 2014 9:36 am

Dana White Believes Bellator Cost Eddie Alvarez Some Of His Best Years

Earlier this month Bellator MMA President Scott Coker released Eddie Alvarez from his Bellator contract, and gave the lightweight champion his blessings to fight for the UFC. Alvarez signed with the UFC the very same day, and signed on to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178. What was shocking about Alvarez signing was that he...

Sep 15, 2014 9:05 am

Ortiz Slams “American Jacka$$” Stephan Bonnar, Says He’s A “$hitty Person”

The plot thickens with Tito Ortiz and multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar, and it will likely continue to do so until the pair meet at Bellator 131 on November 15th. For those unfamiliar with the situation, Stephan Bonnar signed with Bellator with the sole purpose of fighting Tito Ortiz. Then, during the in-cage fight...