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Pros react after Usman Nurmagomedov dethrones Patricky Pitbull at Bellator 288

In the co-main event of Bellator 288, Patricky Pitbull fought Usman Nurmagomedov for the promotions lightweight strap. Nurmagomedov, 15-0, is the cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov...

Scott Coker calls Chicago a ‘big target’ to host fights

Scott Coker took it slow when COVID-19 took over the world, as he held his Bellator events at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut without fans....

Fedor Emelianenko’s retirement fight against Ryan Bader to headline Bellator 290 on CBS in February

Bellator's debut on CBS next year has some serious star power. 'The Last Emperor' has been out of the cage since his knockout win over...

Patricky Freire relishing in underdog status against Usman Nurmagomedov at Bellator 288: “It motivates me a lot”

Patricky 'Pitbull' Freire is fine with being the underdog against Usman Nurmagomedov. The Brazilian is set to make his first title defense tomorrow night at...

Fedor Emelianenko calls for the IMMAF to end Russia’s suspension from future events: “Russian athletes are hostages of socio-political problems”

Fedor Emelianenko is calling for the IMMAF to end Russia's suspension from future events. The MMA legend and president of the Russian MMA Union, Emelianenko,...

Ali Abdelaziz asks everyone to pray for Anthony Johnson after recent health problems: “It’s not going well”

Ali Abdelaziz has asked everyone to pray for Anthony Johnson as he continues to battle ongoing health concerns. For the longest time now, Anthony Johnson...

Photo | Incredible Samurai poster revealed for Bellator vs. RIZIN New Year’s Eve event

Bellator and RIZIN are going all out for their New Year's Eve event in Japan. The two promotions have had a partnership since 2015. For...

Bellator vs. Rizin event slated for New Year’s Eve in Japan

Bellator MMA have announced another crossover event with Rizin, which is set to take place on New Year's Eve. Over the course of the last...

Former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson shares his one regret in life: “I don’t think I’ve ever told anyone this”

Former UFC and Strikeforce star Josh Thomson has spoken about one of the only regrets he has from his life. Throughout the course of his...

Jeremy Kennedy explains why he wants Pedro Carvalho next, says he’s open to rematch with Aaron Pico in the future

Jeremy Kennedy isn't sure what to take away from his Bellator 286 win over Aaron Pico. Early on in the fight, Pico threw a punch...

Bellator’s Scott Coker provides update on Fedor Emelianenko retirement fight, reveals hope for Ryan Bader rematch: “He wants a revenge fight”

Bellator president Scott Coker has revealed who Fedor Emelianenko could fight next. 'The Last Emperor' has been out of action since his knockout victory over...

Aaron Pico provides update after dislocating shoulder at Bellator 286: “I will be champion one day”

Bellator featherweight contender Aaron Pico has provided an update after his brutal injury on Saturday. At Bellator 286 last weekend, the 26-year-old returned to the...