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Anthony Johnson vs. Vadim Nemkov, Ryan Bader vs. Corey Anderson set for fall Bellator...

Light heavyweight bouts featuring Anthony Johnson vs. Vadim Nemkov and Ryan Bader vs. Corey Anderson have been set for a fall Bellator event. ESPN's Marc...
Corey Anderson, Bellator

Corey Anderson claims his two fights with Bellator have paid him double what he...

Corey Anderson claims that six months of work with his new employer Bellator has resulted in double the money he made in 15 fights...
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...
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...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader won’t be stripped of Bellator heavyweight title, says Scott Coker

Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader will not be stripped of his title, according to Bellator president Scott Coker at Tuesday's presser. The promotion officially announced...
Donald Cerrone, Conor McGregor

SUG 19 Results: Bader defeats Rumble, Cerrone submits RDA

Ryan Bader and Donald Cerrone picked up big wins in what proved to be an entertaining night of action at Submission Underground 19. Chael Sonnen's...
Anthony Johnson

Bellator’s Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader set to rematch on short-notice at SUG 19

Bellator stars Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader are set to meet in a short notice grappling match at Submission Underground 19. Bader will be stepping...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader issues statement following KO loss to Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 244

Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader has released a statement following his brutal TKO loss to Vadim Nemkov. Bader saw his eight-fight unbeaten streak...
Ryan Bader, Vadim Nemkov, Bellator 244

Bellator 244 weigh-in results: Ryan Bader clear for title defense

On Friday night, Bellator MMA will return to our screens with the stacked Bellator 244 card. The event, which will air on the Paramount Network...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader believes he could be “the best light heavyweight right now”

Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader, who is gearing up for a title defense against Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 244, believes he could be...
Corey Anderson, Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader on Corey Anderson moving to Bellator: “I can guarantee you he’s getting...

Two-division Bellator champion Ryan Bader believes fellow UFC veteran Corey Anderson made the right decision moving to Bellator. Bader, who rules over the Bellator light...
Ryan Bader

Bellator champ-champ Ryan Bader set to defend his light heavyweight title on August 21...

Bellator double champion Ryan Bader is set to return to light heavyweight for the first time since 2017 to defend his championship against Vadim...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader tells Jon Jones he would “love to run it back” in Bellator

Bellator double champion Ryan Bader told UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones that he would "love to run it back" under the Bellator banner. Bader and...
Ryan Bader, Bellator 226

Ryan Bader says he will rematch Cheick Kongo and fight Rampage Jackson after bizarre...

Ryan Bader makes it very clear he is not scared of Cheick Kongo and will rematch him after he defends his light heavyweight title. In...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader eyes light heavyweight title defense against Lyoto Machida if Vadim Nemkov can’t...

Ryan Bader was expected to defend his light heavyweight title on May 9 against Russian contender, Vadim Nemkov. Yet, the event was postponed due...
Ryan Bader, Bellator 226

Bellator postpones three events including card headlined by Ryan Bader

Bellator announced on Monday that it is postponing three of its upcoming events including a card that was set to be headlined by double...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader to defend light heavyweight title at Bellator 243 against Vadim Nemkov

Ryan Bader will look to defend his light heavyweight title for the first time since November of 2017. On the Bellator 238 broadcast, Bader announced...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader to defend Bellator light heavyweight title in April

Bellator champ-champ Ryan Bader will take a break from the heavyweight division as he moves back down to light heavyweight to defend his belt...
Jiri Prochazka, CB Dolloway

VIDEO | Jiri Prochazka decimates UFC veteran CB Dollaway, gets called out by Ryan...

CB Dollaway's RIZIN debut, which went down on Tuesday's action-packed RIZIN 20 card, didn't go the way he had planned. Instead, the 20-fight UFC...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader will defend both Bellator heavyweight and light heavyweight titles in 2020

Bellator president Scott Coker says that Bellator heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader will defend both of his belts in 2020. Bader is coming...
Tank Abbott

Tank Abbott tried to brawl Ryan Bader after Cheick Kongo fight

Shortly after Ryan Bader and Cheick Kongo's Bellator 226 title fight was ruled a no contest due to an inadvertent eye poke, Bader and...
Junior dos Santos

Junior dos Santos rates Jon Jones, Ryan Bader as heavyweights

Former UFC heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos thinks reigning UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones is the best fighter in the world today. In...
Ryan Bader, Cheick Kongo, Bellator 226

Cheick Kongo opens up on controversial Ryan Bader fight

Cheick Kongo was fighting for the heavyweight title against Ryan Bader in the main event of Bellator 226. It was a chance for the...
Ryan Bader, Cheick Kongo, Bellator 226

Bellator 226 salaries: Victorious Emmanuel Sanchez earns top payday

On Saturday night, Bellator MMA returned to our screens with Bellator 226. This stacked card was topped by a heavyweight title fight between reigning champ...
Fedor-Emelianenko, Tito Ortiz, Josh Barnett

Bellator and RIZIN eyeing Fedor vs. Rampage, Bader vs. Prochazka

Bellator and RIZIN are eyeing a year-end show in Japan featuring some of the best fighters from both promotions. Reports indicate Bellator president Scott...
Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader believes Cheick Kongo used the eye poke to get out of the...

Ryan Bader was looking for the first title defense of his heavyweight belt when he took on Cheick Kongo in the main event of...
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Quinton Jackson goes off on ‘coward’ Ryan Bader following Bellator 226 scuffle

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson took to social media to criticize Ryan Bader for the way his fight ended against Cheick Kongo at Bellator 226. The fight...