Archive: Joey Beltran

Oct 31, 2014 11:40 am

Beltran Does Good By Disabled Teens

Mixed martial arts fighter Joey Beltran is known as a tenacious fighter who doesn’t give up, so students in his kickboxing classes should expect a punishing workout. But at Wednesday morning’s class — where he teaches moderate to severely disabled teens from Vista High School — giggles, dancing and ear-to-ear smiles were just as prevalent...

Oct 24, 2014 11:13 am

QUICK TWITT – Rampage: ‘There needs to be more fighters like Joey Beltran’

Former UFC champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, who is currently signed with Bellator, spent some time with former Bellator title challenger Joey Beltran, and captured the moment on Instagram with a message for the fighters of today. Glad I got the chance to hang out with Joey Beltran,not many fighters left in the sport like him....

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 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...

Nov 27, 2013 9:17 am

Ratings report: Bellator 109 draws strong numbers

Bellator wrapped up it’s ninth season last weekend in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, with ‘Bellator 109’ which was headlined by a middleweight title fight that saw Andrew Shlemenko stop Doug “Rhino” Marshall in the first-round to reclaim the middleweight strap. According to a report from MMAFighting’s Dave Meltzer, the event did the third-best numbers of the season...

Nov 16, 2013 6:00 am

VIDEO | Watch Rampage K.O. Beltran Right Here

Last night in Atlantic City, Rampage Jackson returned to action with a first round knockout over UFC veteran, Joey Beltran. If you missed it, here’s the replay.

Nov 15, 2013 7:49 pm

Bellator 108 Results: Rampage Knocks Beltran Out In First Round With One Second Left

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is back. With two men who are notorious for throwing leather with knockout power, not many of their power-punches landed in the first round. Rampage seemed to have listened to Joe Rogan’s criticism by adding leg kicks to his moveset, utilizing them to set up his big hooks. Beltran got the opportunity...

Nov 15, 2013 7:16 pm

Bellator 108 Results: Minakov Wins Bellator Heavyweight Title, TKOs Volkov In Round 1

The Bellator Heavyweight Championship will stay in Russia, but it found a new owner in Vitaly Minakov. Vitaly Minakov was looking for the overhand right early, but only found air. He was then taken down after pressing Volkov up against the cage. It looked as if Volkov would get the advantage, but Minakov quickly turned...

Nov 15, 2013 6:38 pm

Bellator 108 Results: Galvao Defeats McKenna By Way of TKO In Round 1

Galvao utilized his overhand rights to set up a takedown in the opening minute of the first round. McKenna, usually quick on the ground, found himself in a very disadvantageous position right away. Galvao transitioned at will from back mount to full mount and almost locked in the rear naked choke a number of times....

Nov 14, 2013 4:16 pm

‘Bellator: Rampage vs. Beltran’ Weigh-In Results

The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from The Social bar inside the Revel casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s November 15th event, which will showcase MMA icon, Rampage Jackson’s Bellator debut, the Bellator Heavyweight World Title fight and the Bellator Featherweight Finals. Bellator MMA will take place from Revel on Thursday, November 15th with...

Oct 30, 2013 9:41 am

‘Rampage’ Jackson vs. Joey Beltran Set for Bellator 108 Main Event

After a neck fracture to Tito Ortiz thew a wrench in to Bellator’s plans of conducting their first ever Pay-Per-View, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson (32-11) was left without an opponent and without a date for his debut fight in Bellator. There was a litany of suggestions for fighters to step in Ortiz’s place to face Rampage...

Oct 23, 2013 10:51 am

QUICK TWITT | Joey Beltran Leaves The UFC Following Latest Loss

Southern California’s Joey ‘The Mexicutioner’ Beltran, has left the Ultimate Fighting Championship following his latest loss at the hands of Fabio Maldonado. The former heavyweight turned light-heavyweight returned to the for his second promotional stint following a 3-4 run as a heavyweight. During his tenure in the 205 pound division, Beltran dropped a fight to...

Oct 7, 2013 10:55 am

Joey Beltran Talks Suspension and Returning to the Cage Successfully

After making drop to light-heavyweight, Joey Beltran looked to restart his career in a new division. Upon his return to the UFC, Beltran split two consecutive fights, winning his most recent against Igor Pokrajac. His victory was taken from him, however, after Beltran tested positive for nandrolone. Now, with a fight against Fabio Maldonado looming,...

Aug 15, 2013 1:08 pm

Joey Beltran vs. Fabio Maldonado set for UFC Fight Night 29

MMAFighting.com has learned with sources close to the UFC that “The Mexicutioner” Joey Beltran (14-8 MMA, 4-5 UFC) is heading to Brazil for a light heavyweight showdown against Sao Paulo native Fabio Maldonado (19-6 MMA, 2-3 UFC). Beltran is coming off a unanimous decision win over Igor Pokrajac at December’s UFC on FX event in...

Mar 19, 2013 6:42 pm

Lavar Johnson Flagged For Elevated Testosterone Following UFC 157 Loss | UFC News

A post-fight drug screening after Lavar Johnson’s fight against Brendan Schaub at UFC 157 was flagged for elevated levels of testosterone. As first reported by MMAJunkie.com, CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster stated that an additional carbon isotope test revealed “the testosterone was consistent with the administration of a steroid”. The commission tested the fighters for...

Jan 11, 2013 12:15 pm

Joey Beltran Promises Innocence In Drug Testing Failure | UFC NEWS

The latest round of UFC drug testing results came back yesterday with two failed results. UFC light-heavyweight, Joey Beltran and UFC middleweight, Rousimar Palhares both tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. Beltran was the first to respond to the findings and did so through the following twitter posting: