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Bellator rising star McKee delivers first-round KO

One of Bellator MMA’s top prospects, 23-year-old featherweight A.J. McKee, delivered a spectacular first-round knockout in the main event of Bellator 205 on Friday in Boise, Idaho. …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Gegard Mousasi, Rory MacDonald Agree That Bellator Offers Better Opportunities Than UFC

Gegard Mousasi and Rory MacDonald had successful stints in the UFC, but now both fighters agree that their current home — Bellator MMA — does a better job utilizing the …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Honolulu Mayor Declares Sept. 17 ‘Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Day’ in Honor of Bellator Champ

Hawaii native Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will help Bellator MMA break ground in her home state when she defends her flyweight crown against Valerie Letourneau on Dec. 15. …read more

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Lyoto Machida Enjoying Relationship With Bellator Leadership, Flattered by the Call-Outs

Lyoto Machida is enjoying life at Bellator MMA and has a good close working relationship with the executive team, something that he wishes he had with his former employer, the …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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‘King Mo’ to Face Ex-Light Heavyweight Champ Liam McGeary at Bellator MMA’s Hawaii Debut

Muhammed Lawal will square off against Liam McGeary when Bellator makes its first foray to Hawaii on Dec. 15. …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2018, 8:47 pm By
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Lyoto Machida Sounds Off on Being Satisfied With Move From UFC to Bellator

Lyoto Machida has discussed his decision to jump from the UFC to Bellator MMA. Machida was suspended for 18 months due to an anti-doping violation by USADA. He did declare …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Bellator MMA To Sign Winners Of Manhoef’s ‘Super 8’ Grand Prix, WFL Tournaments

Long-time mixed martial arts (MMA) and professional kickboxing fan favorite “No Mercy” Melvin Manhoef is more than a fighter — he’s also a promoter — and Bellator MMA is seeking …read more

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DAZN Inks Combate Americas to Multiyear English-Language Deal in North America

DAZN has burst onto the combat sports scene after signing international deals with Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA. On Thursday, the streaming-based service announced that it has partnered with …read more

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Lyoto Machida to Make Bellator MMA Debut Against Rafael Carvalho in Hawaii on Dec. 15

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will make his Bellator MMA debut against Rafael Carvalho when the promotion travels to Hawaii on Dec. 15. …read more

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Lyoto Machida Books His First Bellator Fight Against Former Champion in December

Lyoto Machida will make his Bellator MMA debut on Dec. 15 when he faces former middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho at an event set to take place in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Sources close …read more

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The ‘Dragon’ Takes Hawaii In Bellator Debut

Earlier today we brought you the news that Bellator MMA would be heading to Hawaii for a card on December 15th in Honolulu. The card to be headlined by Hawaii’s …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to Defend Title vs. Valerie Letourneau at Bellator’s First Hawaii Event

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will defend her flyweight crown on home soil when Bellator MMA makes its first-ever trip to Hawaii on Dec. 15. …read more

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Erick Silva Believes Bellator Debut Fight Against Lorenz Larkin is Good Matchup

UFC veteran Erick Silva has made the move to Bellator MMA and in his promotional debut with the Viacom-owned promotion, he thinks he has a good stylistic matchup for it. …read more

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Bellator Beats UFC In Race To Hawaii

Rob DeMello of the KOHN 2 News made Hawaiin MMA fans very happy this morning when he announced that Bellator MMA would be making the organizations inaugural trip to Hawaii …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Report | Bellator MMA is headed to Hawaii with Ilima-Lei Macfarlane title fight

According to a report from Rob DeMello of KHON 2, Bellator MMA is headed to Hawaii. The promotion is expected to take over Honolulu’s Neal S. Blaisdell Center on December …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Erick Silva Inks Multi-Fight Deal With Bellator MMA

Former UFC welterweight standout Erick Silva has officially signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA, per a recent announcement by the Brazilian’s manager Rafael Cavalcante (later confirmed by MMA …read more

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Erick Silva Signs Multi-Fight Deal With Bellator MMA

After only one fight under the Legacy Fighting Alliance banner, Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Erick Silva has now signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. The signing was revealed by …read more

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UFC veteran Erick Silva signs multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA

Under the guidance of Scott Coker, Bellator MMA has picked up another high profile UFC veteran: Erick Silva. Silva, who was once considered a top prospect in the UFC, has …read more

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Sage Northcutt Considering Signing with Bellator MMA

Sage Northcutt was already a UFC fighter at the ripe age of 19. He was discovered at 18 years old as someone groomed as a child prodigy who had been …read more

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Posted on September 4, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator Lightweight Champ Brent Primus to Michael Chandler: ‘Sign the Contract B---h’

It appears as though Brent Primus and Michael Chandler are finally on the verge of squaring off again in the Bellator MMA cage. …read more

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Drunk Driver Who Killed MMA Fighter Draws Haunting Sentence

Dennis Wright is going to spend the next 10 years in prison for killing Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons back in early 2016. When he eventually earns his release, Palm …read more

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Former Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion Vitaly Minakov Re-Signs with Promotion

Vitaly Minakov has re-signed with Bellator MMA. …read more

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Posted on August 24, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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PHOTO | This Bellator 208 poster is something else

One of the biggest fights on Bellator MMA’s calendar is the Bellator 208 main event, which will see heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko meet three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen in …read more

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Michael Chandler signs new contract with Bellator MMA

Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler has agreed to a new multi-fight deal with the Viacom-owned promotion. Michael Chandler is staying with Bellator MMA.
The former lightweight champion had fought …read more

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Former Champ Michael Chandler Signs New, Multi-Fight Contract with Bellator MMA

Michael Chandler is staying with the promotion where he made his name. …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Free agent Michael Chandler elects to re-sign with Bellator MMA

For a moment, it looked possible that former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler might leave his long-time home and sign with another promotion. In the end, however, Chandler has …read more

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Michael Chandler Sticking With Bellator MMA

Michael Chandler is not going anywhere. The former lightweight champion has decided to stay with Bellator MMA according to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. Our own Damon Martin was able to confirm …read more

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Sources: Chandler exclusive Bellator deal

Former two-time champion Michael Chandler has signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Bellator MMA according to sources. …read more

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Michael Chandler Inks New Deal with Bellator After Testing Free Agency

Former lightweight champion Michael Chandler is staying with Bellator MMA after agreeing to a new multi-fight deal with the promotion.
Chandler had entered free agency at the close of his most …read more

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Michael Chandler 'Would Love to Finish That Trilogy' with Eddie Alvarez

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is officially a free agent after his rematch with Dustin Poirier last month. Alvarez headed into the fight with …read more

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Phil Davis vs. Vadim Nemkov, Two Other Bouts Set for Bellator’s Return to Israel on Nov. 15

Light heavyweight contender Phil Davis will square off against Vadim Nemkov when Bellator MMA returns to Israel on Nov. 15. …read more

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Wanderlei Silva launches campaign for seat in Brazilian congress

Former PRIDE champion and current Bellator MMA star Wanderlei Silva is plunging into the world of politics. On Saturday, the Brazilian MMA legend posted to Instagram, announcing that he will …read more

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Driver pleads guilty in DUI crash that killed Jordan Parsons

Jordan Parsons, who fought for Bellator MMA, was 25-years-old at the time of his passing. Last week, Dennis Michael Wright, 30, plead guilty to DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene …read more

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Let’s Talk About Wandy’s Heavyweight Sparring

Yeah, but what about his kicks?!? Bellator MMA has pegged Wanderlei Silva and Quinton Jackson for a heavyweight showdown at the upcoming Bellator 206 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which …read more

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Roy Nelson Returns Against Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 207

Notable heavyweight knockout artist Roy Nelson will make his third appearance in Bellator MMA when he faces Sergei Kharitonov on Oct. 12 in Uncasville, Conn. at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
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James Gallagher predicts Conor McGregor will KO Khabib Nurmagomedov inside 2 minutes

In the opinion of rising Bellator MMA star James Gallagher, Conor McGregor will knock Khabib Nurmagomedov out in the very first round of their anticipated UFC 229 title fight.
Gallagher, who …read more

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Huerta Takes Short Notice Fight Against ‘Pitbull’ At Bellator 205

Roger Huerta will have another opportunity to make a big splash in Bellator MMA as the veteran lightweight steps up on short notice to take on former title challenger Patricky …read more

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Posted on August 11, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Dillon Danis: 'Conor Could Beat Khabib in a Grappling Match'

Grappling ace and current Bellator MMA fighter Dillon Danis not only believes his teammate Conor McGregor will defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, he thinks the Irishman could give Nurmagomedov …read more

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Bellator MMA sets lineup for Grand Prix

Bellator MMA has set the first-round matches for its Welterweight Grand Prix, which starts Sept. 29. …read more

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Bellator MMA announces first-round bouts for Welterweight Grand Prix

Bellator MMA has announced the matchups for the first round of its anticipated welterweight Grand Prix, and they’re fantastic.
The tournament will begin with a trilogy bout between former champions Andrey …read more

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Paul Redmond Signs With Bellator MMA

Former UFC competitor Paul Redmond has signed an exclusive contract with Bellator MMA. The Irish lightweight will join Scott Coker and company as the newest member of the promotion’s 155-pound …read more

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Tito Ortiz: I’ve cleared a spot for Liam McGeary’s Bellator title

Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Videos ST. LOUISBellator MMA light heavyweight Tito Ortiz has a space in his office for all of his belts. Of course, …read more

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