Archive: Bellator

Aug 17, 2014 12:29 pm

War Machine Police Report Describes Horrific Scene In Vegas

On Friday, a week-long man-hunt concluded when U.S. Marshal’s picked up embattled MMA Fighter, War Machine in Simi Valley, California. Now, with the fighter in custody, Las Vegas authorities have released the incident report, describing the scene and victim upon arrival to the Mack’s home. CLICK THUMBS TO ENLARGE! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 15, 2014 10:58 pm

MUGSHOT! War Machine Booked, Held Without Bail

After a week on the run, UFC and Bellator veteran War Machine was picked up this afternoon by the U.S. Marshal in Simi Valley, California. He is being held in Ventura County Jail without bail, while awaiting transfer to Las Vegas. Here’s his mugshot: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 15, 2014 4:24 pm

War Machine Caught & Arrested In Simi Valley, California

A week long man-hunt ended today when local authorities picked up War Machine at an Extended Stay Motel in Simi, Valley, California. Dog The Bounty Hunter was not on the scene. From KTLA: A former Simi Valley resident, Koppenhaver was found at the Extended Stay America Hotel located at 2498 Stearns St., just off the...

Aug 15, 2014 3:27 pm

NBC: Mack Neighbors Say Police Hung Up When Reporting War Machine’s Rampage

The family who saved Christy Mack from more beatings is also blaming the police for letting War Machine get away. “She came running to our door. We couldn’t even tell it was a woman. My mother immediately called the cops and they hung up on her. Even Christy tried calling the cops, as well, and...

Aug 15, 2014 4:59 am

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo

What do you know about The Darkness? Find out as we go 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo while he preps for his Heavyweight Feature Fight – Friday, September 5th at Bellator 123. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Cyborg Says No Bellator – Fixed On 135 And Ronda Rousey

With news that Bellator boss Scott Coker has re-opened Bellator’s female featherweight division, many point to his former Strikeforce champ Chris Cyborg as a viable prospect for their ranks. However, it doesn’t appear as if the Invicta champ is interested in letting Rousey off easy. In a recent report from, they’re reporting that Chris...

Aug 14, 2014 10:29 am

Women’s MMA returns to Bellator as Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd sign deals

Women’s MMA has returned to Bellator, as the organization recently announced the signing of two notable featherweights! Bellator officials announced today that they have inked former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen (21-6 MMA) and Invicta FC veteran Julia Budd (6-2 MMA) to deals and that the pair will fight at a Bellator event later this year. Bellator had...

Aug 14, 2014 9:44 am

Mack: ‘There was no ref to stop him from beating me’

MMA fighter Jon Koppenhaver, also known as “War Machine,” is accused of brutally beating up his girlfriend Christy Mack and another man inside of Mack’s apartment last Friday. Days have past and the cage-match style fighter is nowhere to be found and Duane “Dog” Chapman is not taking the accusations or his absence lightly. Share...

Aug 14, 2014 8:17 am

Ortiz Does Good – Helps Children In Need

It has been a rough week few weeks for the world of MMA, but former UFC champ Tito Ortiz is out there, showing the world that we aren’t all bad! Good job Tito! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 13, 2014 12:54 pm

Second Victim Identified In War Machine Rampage

The other man has been identified. TMZ reported, Corey Thomas — the guy War Machine beat up before attacking Christy Mack — has the distinction of being on a reality show riddled with tales of violent crime — including murder. Corey — who made a fortune in web design — was one of the stars...

Aug 13, 2014 11:59 am

THE HUNT IS ON! “Dog” Officially Announces Man Hunt On War Machine

The time for talk is over. “Dog The Bounty Hunter”, according to our sources, has landed in Southern California as of this morning and is on the hunt for War Machine! The infamous bounty hunter had previously given the fugitive 24-hours to turn himself in, and upon expiration of that deadline, “Dog” issued the following:...

Aug 13, 2014 11:47 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC’s Finest Have Words For War Machine

The Las Vegas PD and Dog The Bounty Hunter aren’t the only ones interested in getting their hands on War Machine. Some of the UFC’s top men are also calling out the former TUF contestant. Check it: @WarMachine170 I'm coming for you bro! — uriah hall (@UriahHallMMA) August 11, 2014 @WarMachine170 turn yourself in —...

Aug 13, 2014 8:10 am

War Machine Vows to Kick ‘Dog The Bounty Hunters’ Ass If He Comes For Him

Embattled and on the run, MMA’s orphaned son, War Machine is hiding and running out of time. Currently, a full-scale man-hunt continues to be underway for the former UFC fighter charged with aggressively beating his girlfriend. Almost prophetically, four-years ago War Machine sent out the following. If Dog the Bounty Hunter came to get me...

Aug 12, 2014 8:21 am

Scott Coker Denies Rumors Of Signing Gina Carano

Coker told me yesterday Carano hasn't signed w BMMA. Whatever the case, the reaction to yesterday's rumors proves she's still quite popular. — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) August 12, 2014 Bellator MMA President Scott Coker is denying yesterday’s rumors that WMMA legend Gina Carano has signed with Bellator. However, what is interesting is that Bellator confirmed...

Aug 12, 2014 7:22 am

Dog The Bounty Hunter Threatens Manhunt Against War Machine

Famed bounty hunter Duane Chapman, also known as Dog the Bounty Hunter, has warned War Machine that if he doesn’t turn himself in, Dog and the crew will come after him. Dog Tweeted the following: .@WarMachine170 better 2Give All You Excuses To The Judge got 24 hrs to turn your self in or I...

Aug 11, 2014 6:30 pm

Rumor: Gina Carano Signed With Bellator

WMMA pioneer Gina Carano may have signed with Bellator according to several rumors. Dana White said several weeks ago that he was very close to reaching a deal with Carano which would lead to a fight with Ronda Rousey. Bellator middleweight Brian Rogers Tweeted Bellator had an announcement to make tomorrow: Friends, Fans & haters...

Aug 11, 2014 5:37 pm

7 Arrest Warrants Issued For War Machine Following Assault On Christy Mack

7 arrest warrants have been issued by the Las Vegas Police Department for War Machine, formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver. The list of warrants is as follows courtesy of TMZ: Two felony batteries, one for strangulation Two felony domestic violence with great bodily injury Felony coercion with the threat of force Felony assault with a...

Aug 11, 2014 8:45 am

QUICK TWITT: War Machine Defends Himself, Says He Planned On Proposing To Christy Mack

Bellator MMA fighter War Machine is wanted by the LAPD for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Christy Mack. War Machine has been on the run since the incident, but has still been Tweeting about his innocence, including the latest string of Tweets from last night where Machine insists he merely wanted to propose to Mack, but...

Aug 11, 2014 7:31 am

QUICK TWITT: Christy Mack’s Mom Calls Out War Machine: “You’ll Tap Out”

If you have been following the headlines lately, you know that Bellator MMA fighter War Machine is on the run from LAPD after becoming a suspect in the domestic assault of his significant other, Christy Mack. Mack is currently hospitalized and has yet to release an official statement about the incident, however that doesn’t mean...

Aug 10, 2014 1:51 pm

Christy Mack Breaks Silence On ‘War Machine’ Attack

Former Bellator and UFC veteran “War Machine” is wanted by Las Vegas police for the alleged beating of his long time girlfriend, Christy Mack. (More on that HERE) There was another party involved as well, who was also hospitalized following the beating. Rumors running rampant on social media suggest that the third-party was an unnamed...

Aug 10, 2014 12:10 pm

“Heartbroken” & On The Run, War Machine Takes To Twitter With Messages Of Love

“War Machine” is the primary suspect in the beating of his longtime girlfriend and pornstar Christy Mack and as such, is currently wanted by Las Vegas Police. (More on that HERE) While on the run, the former UFC fighter has taken to twitter with messages of love to his hospitalized girlfriend. Check it: @ChristyMack I...

Aug 8, 2014 6:51 pm

Bellator Releases War Machine Following Latest Legal Issues

Bellator President Scott Coker has issued a statement regarding Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine: “We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when it relates to any form of domestic violence, and after learning of this latest incident involving Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine, Bellator is releasing him from him promotional contract with the organization.” If...

Aug 8, 2014 6:23 pm

War Machine Runs, Primary Suspect In Alleged Beating Of Girlfriend

Popular MMA fighter, War Machine is wanted by Las Vegas Police in connection with the beating of his girlfriend and another victim. According to reports, the fighter fled the scene and has a search has been underway. TMZ has the scoop: According to police, War Machine was involved in a 3-person altercation early Friday morning...