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Frank Mir, Bellator

Frank Mir excited to “challenge” himself in boxing debut, believes a win solidifies his...

Frank Mir was preparing to make his Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship debut in early 2021 when he got a call to make his boxing...
Bellator 238, Julia Budd, Cris Cyborg

Julia Budd expects to earn rematch with Cris Cyborg after Bellator 257, knows fight...

Julia Budd believes she can earn a rematch with Cris Cyborg if she beats Dayana Silva at Bellator 257. On Friday night, Budd will welcome...
Ryan Bader, Bellator 226

Ryan Bader issues statement after smashing Lyoto Machida at Bellator 256

Bellator light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader issued a statement after smashing Lyoto Machida in the main event of Bellator 256. Bader is part of the...
Ryan Bader, Bellator 226

Bellator 256 Results: Ryan Bader gets his revenge on Lyoto Machida (Highlights)

Ryan Bader and Lyoto Machida will rematch in the headliner of tonight’s Bellator 256 event. The bout will serve as part of the opening round...
Valerie-Loureda

Valerie Loureda returns at Bellator 258

Women's flyweight prospect Valerie Loureda returns to the cage at Bellator 258 when she takes on promotional newcomer Hannah Guy. Tom Taylor of Maxim.com was...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader unwilling to vacate heavyweight title, suggests Bellator make an interim belt

Ryan Bader isn't willing to vacate his Bellator Heavyweight Championship as he prepares to enter the promotion's light heavyweight tournament. Bader has been one of...
Austin-Vanderford

Austin Vanderford puts his undefeated record on the line against Fabian Edwards at Bellator...

Austin Vanderford is set to fight Fabian Edwards in a fascinating middleweight bout on May 21 at Bellator 259, MMA Junkie reports. The two rising...
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Cat Zingano reveals that ONE Championship approached her about grappling match vs. Miesha Tate

Cat Zingano and Miesha Tate are key pieces to the start of the UFC's introduction to the women. Nearly a decade later and they're...
Scott Coker, Bellator

Scott Coker details Bellator’s decision to part ways with Mike Goldberg

Bellator president Scott Coker has explained the decision behind Mike Goldberg no longer being part of Bellator broadcasts on Showtime. Mike Goldberg has been one...
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Patricio Pitbull and AJ McKee get into heated verbal exchange at Bellator 255 (Video)

Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull and No. 1 contender AJ McKee got into a heated verbal exchange following Bellator 255. Pitbull finished Emmanuel Sanchez on...
Patricio Freire, Bellator, Josh Thomson

Patricio Pitbull submits Emmanuel Sanchez in Round 1 at Bellator 255 (Highlights)

In the main event of Bellator 255, Patricio Pitbull and Emmanuel Sanchez were set for a rematch three years in the making. The fight...
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Anthony Johnson shares prediction for potential Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou fight

Former UFC title challenger Anthony Johnson has shared his thoughts on a potential heavyweight bout between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou. Ever since Ngannou (16-3...
Mike-Goldberg

Mike Goldberg no longer commentating Bellator events, reveals Scott Coker: “I think we had...

Mike Goldberg will no longer be the play-by-play voice of Bellator. With Bellator set to move to Showtime, Scott Coker revealed they decided to undergo...
Megan Anderson

Scott Coker says Bellator talking to Megan Anderson

Bellator president Scott Coker says that his promotion is currently in talks with former UFC featherweight title challenger Megan Anderson. Anderson was recently released by...
Scott Coker, Bellator, ONE Championship, Jon Jones

Scott Coker very interested in signing Alistair Overeem or Junior dos Santos to fight...

Scott Coker likes the idea of signing Alistair Overeem or Junior dos Santos to fight Fedor Emelianenko. After Emelinaneko beat Rampage Jackson in December of...
Mike Hamel

Mike Hamel expects to derail the hype of Usman Nurmagomedov: “I’m going to clip...

Mike Hamel had a feeling he'd be the one to welcome Usman Nurmagomedov to Bellator. When Nurmagomedov, Khabib's cousin, signed with Bellator, Hamel started researching...
Patricio Freire, Bellator, Josh Thomson

Patricio Pitbull says he “would embarrass” Alex Volkanovski if they fought: “It would be...

Patricio Pitbull has made it known, he wants a cross-promotional fight against Alex Volkanovski. Pitbull is the current featherweight and lightweight champion in Bellator while...
Emmanuel Sanchez

Emmanuel Sanchez expects to put on a “dominating performance” and finish Patricio Pitbull to...

Emmanuel Sanchez is eager to show how much he improved since November 15, 2018. On that date, Sanchez lost a decision to Patricio Pitbull for...
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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Junior dos Santos could reportedly happen in Russia

Junior dos Santos is no longer a part of the UFC roster. What could be next? Signs are pointing to a potential Fedor Emelianenko...
Patricio Freire, Bellator, Josh Thomson

Patricio Pitbull excited to “shut up” Emmanuel Sanchez and prove he’s “the best fighter...

Patricio Pitbull knows he can't just beat Emmanuel Sanchez in the main event of Bellator 255, but he has to finish him. Pitbull and Sanchez...
Bellator

Bellator releases inaugural rankings, Patricio Pitbull and Cris Cyborg top P4P lists

Bellator released its inaugural rankings and Patricio Pitbull and Cris Cyborg have topped the promotion's pound-for-pound rankings lists. Bellator announced the first-ever edition of its...
Anthony Johnson, Yoel Romero, Bellator

Bellator debuts of Anthony Johnson and Yoel Romero delayed

The Bellator debuts of Anthony Johnson and Yoel Romero have been delayed until May as the promotion shuffled up its upcoming schedule. Bellator's Light Heavyweight...
Matt Mitrione, Bellator 215

Matt Mitrione forced out of Bellator 255 fight with Tyrell Fortune

Bellator heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione has been forced out of his upcoming fight against Tyrell Fortune this Friday at Bellator 255. Mitrione vs. Fortune was...
Junior dos Santos, UFC Wichita, UFC rankings

Junior dos Santos open to joining Bellator, interested in fighting Fedor Emelianenko

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos says he is open to joining Bellator, admitting an interest in fighting Fedor Emelianenko. "Cigano" was recently released...
Cat-Zingano Bellator

Former UFC title challengers Liz Carmouche and Cat Zingano set to make MMA returns...

As Bellator gets set to kick off 2021 on Showtime, Cat Zingano and Liz Carmouche are ready to make their sophomore appearances in the...
Patricio Freire, Bellator, Josh Thomson

Patricio Pitbull trashes Tapology for ranking him 21st at featherweight: “You’re awful”

Two-division Bellator champion Patricio Pitbull trashed Tapology for ranking him as the 21st-best featherweight in the sport. Tapology is one of the top resources in...
Valerie Loureda

Valerie Loureda launches subscription-based fan site

Bellator MMA star Valerie Loureda has launched a new fan site using the subscription-based platform FanTime.com. Loureda is one of the most promising prospects on...
Anthony Johnson

Photo | Anthony Johnson looking seriously slimmed-down ahead of Bellator debut

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson is looking seriously slimmed-down ahead of his upcoming debut with Bellator MMA. Johnson retired after a loss...