Archive: Bellator

Sep 13, 2014 12:27 pm

Bonnar: ‘Tito Ortiz Too Worried About His Image’

Newly signed Bellator fighter and UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar stopped by the studio for a lively interview with hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten on AXS TV’s Inside MMA. His upcoming fight with Tito Ortiz was the hot subject of the night, as Bonnar discusses in this clip why he chose to come...

Sep 13, 2014 12:20 pm

Parillo: ‘Bonnar just made my job easier’

Back at it with this guy! @titoortiz1999 !!! The only guy in the dark the other night… His opponent making my job easier in the motivation department!!#parilloboxing #ortizvsbonnar #nov15 Following the Bellator brawl (Replay HERE) between Tito and Bonnar, Striking coach Jason Parillo takes to facebook with this photo and message regarding the former UFC light-heavyweight champion.

Sep 12, 2014 4:44 pm

Emanuel Newton: “This is my title. This is my belt.” – Exclusive Radio talked with Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Emanuel Newton this past weekend and the topics were hot. Newton talked about his upcoming title defense against longtime MMA vet Joey Beltran, steroid use in MMA, and the Soctt Coker era of Bellator MMA and what he thinks it means for the company. Newton and Beltran...

Sep 12, 2014 11:54 am

Bonnar Finds Suitable Training Partner For Tito’s Head, Ortiz Fires Back

While prepping for his bout against Tito Ortiz, former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Stephan Bonnar uses practical cranium matching to select his sparring partners. Check it: trying to find a training partner w a head as big as @titoortiz. I think @bigsexymccorkle 's head is close enough — Stephan Bonnar (@StephanBonnar) September 11, 2014 And...

Sep 11, 2014 5:02 am

Tito Has A Message For His Haters

The Huntington Beach Bad Boy, Tito Ortiz breaks his silence following last week’s Bellator Brawl. Check it: #Haters here's your chance to say something. Because after Nov-15-14 you won't have anything to say but "oh I knew Tito would beat him". — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) September 10, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 4:01 pm

Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson 2 almost happened at Bellator 123

Former Bellator matchmaker, Sam Caplan was recently interviewed by Sherdog and shared some interesting stories regarding his time with the promotion. Among these, was a story from just months ago, on how Bellator almost had Kimbo Slice convinced to make a return to Mixed Martial Arts: “I wanted Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson for Bellator 123. That was...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Bellator MMA: Uncut – Bellator 123

Exclusive behind-the-scenes action from Bellator 123 live from Mohegan Sun Arena – Friday, September 5th on Spike TV. Episode includes Joe Warren, Tamdan McCrory, Bobby Lashley, Patricio Pitbull & more!

Sep 9, 2014 8:34 pm

Bonnar: ‘Tito should be thanking me for saving the sport he was destroying’

“If you think Scott Coker and Spike TV are writing this material, you’re nuts.” “I cant believe people are this stupid. There are people with all these conspiracy theories. People think like, they got us all in the office with SpikeTV and the Bellator brass and we all planned out this elaborate plan.” … “Tito...

Sep 9, 2014 4:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar Apologizes To Bellator Boss For Tito Stunt

“Scott Coker, I apologize to you. It never crossed my mind that you would get blamed for it. I thought people would realize it’s me from the get-go.” “This was 100 percent our stunt, and just the fact that they think that him and Spike TV collaborated and wrote this up, c’mon. It’s (Coker’s) first...

Sep 9, 2014 3:28 pm

Coker Explains Beltran’s Bellator Title Shot

Former UFC light-heavyweight Joey Beltran may be a journeyman by most accounts, but his entertaining, kill or be-killed style, grants him the credibility to sometimes be the exception, rather than the rule. The “Mexicutioner” is set to fight for the Bellator light-heavyweight title and with a record of just 2-5-1 over his last eight bouts...

Sep 8, 2014 3:10 pm

Scott Coker Swears He Didn’t Know About The Bonnar-Ortiz Brawl

At Bellator 123 on Friday, multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar and a masked man joined Scott Coker and Tito Ortiz in the ring to announce their fight, which will take place on November 15th. During the course of the verbal exchange, it was revealed that the masked man was Ortiz’ former coach Justin McCully....

Sep 8, 2014 5:05 am

PHOTO | Dominick Cruz Attends Mike Chandler’s Wedding

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz attended the wedding of Mike Chandler, and his wife Brie this past weekend. Check it out: “So happy for these two lovebirds @briewillett+@mikechandlermma …love being here to witness the beginning of this powerful relationship. #MeettheChandlers”

Sep 7, 2014 3:03 pm

QUICK TWITT: Stephan Bonnar Accidentally Retweets, Then Deletes, Photo Of Tito Ortiz’ Peni$

Former UFC fighter, and multiple time steroid abuser, Stephan Bonnar found himself in quite a predicament earlier today when he accidentally retweeted a leaked picture of Tito Ortiz’s penis, which was posted by another Twitter user. Once Bonnar realized his error he was quick to explain himself. “That pic was originally tweeted by @danammawhite. Check...

Sep 7, 2014 12:45 pm

QUICK TWITT: Stephan Bonnar Admits To WWE Style Promo To Hype Fight With Tito Ortiz

At Bellator 123, multiple time steroid abuser, Stephan Bonnar along with a masked man, who was later revealed to be Tito Ortiz’ former coach Justin McCully took to the Bellator cage to confront Tito Ortiz in a match of words. After trading verbal shots, McCully took off his mask, and revealed his identity. Ortiz took...

Sep 7, 2014 10:59 am

Scott Coker Reacts To Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar Brawl

While many people have speculated that the shoving match between Stephan Bonnar and Tito Ortiz was staged, Bellator MMA boss Scott Coker says that it was in fact very real. After the two UFC Hall of Famers took to the Bellator cage, Bonnar trash talked Tito, and unveiled that the masked man next to him...

Sep 7, 2014 8:31 am

SPIKEFORCE! Coker Isn’t Counting Out Fedor vs. Couture Bout

“You know, that’s a fight I personally would love to see, but I just don’t know if it’s going to happen,” “Randy? He’s dancing with the stars now. I mean, he’s not going to want to go fight Fedor now that he’s hanging out with some good-lookin’ girls dancing every night. “But we’ll see him...

Sep 7, 2014 8:09 am

Lashley Looking For Activity, Open To Kongo Bout

Following his impressive return to the cage after a 10-month layoff, TNA champion Bobby Lashley wants a quick turnaround, and another bout inside Bellator’s cage as soon as possible. Lashley spoke to media members following his Bellator 123 win about his desire to return to the cage sooner rather than later. “I don’t know when...

Sep 7, 2014 7:57 am

Ratings Report: UFC/Bellator Go Head-To-Head, Here’s The Numbers

The UFC scheduled an event on the same night, in the same town, as Bellator did. UFC Fight Night 50 and Bellator 123 went head to head on Friday night. Here are the preliminary ratings for each event. UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi had a .54 rating for its main card, which aired...

Sep 6, 2014 11:23 pm

Coker & Chou Bring Magic Back To Friday Night Fights with Bellator 123

Friday September 5th was an amazing night to be a fan of mixed martial arts. On an evening that played host to over twenty MMA fights between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator, the biggest winners were backstage at Bellator in Connecticut. Bellator President Scott Coker and matchmaker Rich Chou brought an amazing night of...

Sep 6, 2014 12:02 am

REPLAY! Bonnar vs. Ortiz Bellator Brawl

During tonight’s Bellator 123 broadcast, Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar stepped into the cage to announce their upcoming fight. Chaos ensued.

Sep 5, 2014 7:08 pm

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar Brawl in the Cage at Bellator 123

In between fights at tonight’s “Bellator 123” event, Bellator President Scott Coker announced that on Saturday November 15th, MMA Hall of Famers Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar will duke it out in Bellator! Bonnar and Ortiz met in the middle of the cage and Bonnar was given an open microphone and proceeded to tear Ortiz...

Sep 5, 2014 6:45 pm

Bellator 123 Results: King Mo Clobbers Jacoby in Round 2, Earns TKO Win

Muhammed Lawal is back to his winning ways inside the Bellator cage with his TKO victory against Dustin Jacoby tonight at Bellator 123. As expected, wrestling standout King Mo took striker Dustin Jacoby down to the mat and tried to soften him up with ground-and-pound. Jacoby worked off his back and eventually made it back...