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Emmanuel Sanchez Primed for Bellator Featherweight Title Shot Against Patricio Freire

With victories in seven of his last eight bouts, Emmanuel Sanchez has quietly worked his way up the ladder in Bellator MMA’s featherweight division. …read more

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Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Squeaks by Daniel Weichel at Bellator 203 in Rome

On Saturday, Bellator MMA pitched its tent at Centrale Live in Rome, Italy. Not stinting on quality or local flavor, Bellator 203 treated fans to its most dominant champion as …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Bellator 203: Pitbull vs. Weichel 2 results and discussion

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for results and discussion for Bellator 203 from Rome, Italy. How about two Bellator MMA shows in as many nights? We don’t see …read more

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Posted on July 14, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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‘TUF: Smashes’ Winner, UFC Veteran Norman Parke Inks Exclusive Deal with Bellator MMA

Nine-time UFC veteran Norman Parke has signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. …read more

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Posted on July 14, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Bellator 202 and 203 fight card previews

Here’s the deal for Friday and Saturday’s Bellator 202 and 203 cards, including title fights Julia Budd vs. Talita Nogueira and Patricio Freire vs. Daniel Weichel 2. Bellator MMA is …read more

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Bellator MMA confirms Mitrione vs. Bader for October 12th

Bellator MMA heavyweight tournament semifinalists Matt Mitrione and Ryan Bader are set to fight in Connecticut this fall. Bellator MMA’s heavyweight Grand Prix has reached the semifinal stage, and the …read more

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Title-Hungry Roy Nelson Ready to Step in as Alternate in Bellator Heavyweight Tourney

Roy Nelson made the jump to Bellator MMA after fighting for nearly eight years under the UFC banner. Now, at 42 years old and nearing the end of his combat …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Gegard Mousasi Wants Extensive Drug Testing For Possible Lyoto Machida Rematch

Gegard Mousasi is open to rematching Lyoto Machida under Bellator’s banner, but he wants extensive drug testing if it does happen. The current Bellator MMA middleweight champ and Machida previously …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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It’s Official! Liddell Vs Ortiz Trilogy Set For Golden Boy MMA

You know it’s bad when Bellator MMA turns you down.
But former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Chuck Liddell, never gave up hope that he would find a promoter …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Paul Daley signs new deal with Bellator, calls out Joe Schilling

Paul Daley has inked a new fight deal with Bellator MMA and has his sights set on Joe Schilling. At one point, welterweight slugger Paul Daley had threatened to leave …read more

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Ed Ruth Seeking Spot in Welterweight Grand Prix Following Victory at Bellator 201

Ed Ruth continues to make waves in Bellator MMA, and he’s about ready to set his sights on some bigger-name opposition. …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Executes Armbar, Retains Flyweight Championship in Bellator 201 Headliner

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane taps Alejandra Lara with a third-round armbar to retain the Bellator MMA women’s flyweight title. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Daley Signs New Bellator Contract, Calls Out Schilling

Veteran knockout artist Paul Daley revealed this week that he has signed a new deal with Bellator MMA.
The news comes just over a month after Daley expressed his frustration towards …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2018, 2:16 am By
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50 Cent claims to have done a million dollar deal with Bellator MMA

It appears that 50 Cent sold a catchphrase to Bellator – for one million dollars. 50 Cent has flirted with combat sports for a long time now. As far back …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Paul Daley Signs New Bellator Contract, Accepts Joe Schilling’s Call-Out

Paul Daley has signed a new contract with Bellator MMA despite very vocal issues he’s had with the promotion lately, and already has an opponent in mind. …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Gegard Mousasi Says Lyoto Machida Left the UFC to Avoid Being Drug Tested by USADA

Last Friday, former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida made a surprising switch from the UFC to Bellator MMA. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

50 Cent Announces $1 Million Deal With Bellator MMA

Over the last few months, popular rapper 50 Cent has been getting chummy with Bellator MMA president Scott Coker, attending events and teasing a partnership. And if you follow him …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Bellator’s Ryan Bader, Gegard Mousasi Want Redemption Against New Signee Lyoto Machida

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has only just signed a deal with Bellator MMA and he already has two current champions eyeing a shot at him. …read more

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Lyoto Machida: UFC Matched Bellator’s Offer, But it Was ‘Too Late’

Lyoto Machida has revealed the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matched Bellator’s offer. Machida made some waves when it was announced that he signed with Bellator MMA. The move surprised many …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator MMA announces multi-year broadcast deal with DAZN

Welcome to a new era of Bellator MMA live programming. Bellator MMA has called Viacom-owned Paramount Network (formerly Spike TV) its home for five years, but starting in September, they’ll …read more

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Bellator MMA signs streaming deal with DAZN

Bellator MMA and DAZN have reached a multi-year deal that will allow for 22 events to appear annually on the streaming service. …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Machida Explains Bellator Move Despite UFC Matching Offer

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida caught everyone off guard last week by announcing he had signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA.
The move was especially …read more

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Bellator MMA launching welterweight tournament on Sept. 29

Get ready for another Bellator MMA Grand Prix, this time in the welterweight division. With the Bellator heavyweight Grand Prix in its semifinal stage, fans can look forward to another …read more

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“Big” John McCarthy challenges fans who think the best fighters are all in the UFC

Veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy, who now works as a commentator for Bellator MMA, is adamant that there are plenty of world-class fighters outside of the UFC roster. McCarthy got …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Lyoto Machida issues statement on move to Bellator MMA

After 11-straight years as a member of the UFC roster, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is headed to Bellator. News of Machida’s relocation was first reported by ESPN …read more

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Posted on June 24, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Machida Issues First Statement On Bellator MMA Signing

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida made a big career jump earlier this week when he signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA, ending his 11-year UFC career …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Lyoto Machida Breaks Silence on Bellator Signing

As reported yesterday, long-time UFC veteran and former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida signed on with Bellator MMA in a sudden announcement. As the 40-year old Dragon embarks on his …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Machida Could Make Bellator Debut This Fall

It was revealed earlier today (Fri., June 22, 2018) that former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will be taking his talents to Bellator MMA after signing an exclusive multi-fight …read more

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Report: Former UFC Champion Lyoto Machida Signs With Bellator

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has signed with Bellator MMA after fighting out his UFC contract at UFC 224 last month, ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reports. …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Former UFC Champ Lyoto Machida Agrees to Multi-Fight Contract with Bellator

Lyoto Machida is moving on from the UFC.
The former light heavyweight champion has agreed in principle to a new multi-fight contract to join Bellator MMA.
Bellator MMA president Scott Coker confirmed …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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See Ya! Machida Ditches UFC, Signs With Bellator MMA

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, will start a new era under the Bellator MMA banner, after finishing up his existing contract and setting sail for …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Report: Lyoto Machida agrees to join Bellator MMA

Lyoto Machida is Bellator-bound following the expiration of his UFC contract. Lyoto Machida’s spectacular front kick KO of Vitor Belfort is evidently the final strike he’s thrown in the UFC.
The …read more

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Report: Michael Chandler’s Bellator Deal Expiring “Imminently”

Michael Chandler may find himself testing the free agency market soon. Chandler has been a mainstay under the Bellator MMA promotion for years. He is a two-time Bellator lightweight champion …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Video: Mousasi vs. MacDonald news reaction

Michael Hutchinson reacts to the news of one of the biggest fight in Bellator MMA history. Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald has been set for a Bellator MMA event in …read more

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Champions Collide As MacDonald Fights Mousasi On Sept. 29

Ask and you shall receive. Rory MacDonald has a chance to make history this fall in San Jose.
That’s when (and where) the Bellator MMA welterweight champion will try to become …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Report: Mousasi vs. MacDonald superfight set for September

Bellator’s welterweight and middleweight champions will reportedly fight on September 29th. Quite possibly the most skilled matchup in Bellator MMA history is going to happen this fall.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reports …read more

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BREAKING | Bellator books Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald super fight

According to a report from ESPN, Bellator MMA has booked a middleweight title super fight between divisional champion Gegard Mousasi and welterweight champion Rory MacDonald.
The fight is expected to occur …read more

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Former Bellator MMA King Will Brooks Eyeing Championships in Professional Fighters League

The next chapter in former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks’ mixed martial arts career lies in Professional Fighters League. …read more

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Alejandra Lara looking to put Bellator belt on her waist, Colombia on her back

With just one fight under her belt under the Bellator MMA banner, Alejandra Lara might not seem a top choice for a championship fight, but “Azul” said she’s feeling the …read more

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Bellator MMA Signs 6-Foot-8 Heavyweight Steve Mowry to Multi-Fight Contract

Unbeaten 6-foot-8 heavyweight Steve Mowry has signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Neiman Gracie: Dillon Danis only calling out people when ‘he knows the fight will not happen’

Dillon Danis called out Ben Askren after his Bellator MMA debut. He’s been in social media exchanges with former UFC champions Michael Bisping and Rafael dos Anjos.
Neiman Gracie said on …read more

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VIDEO | Michael Page improves to 2-0 as a boxer with impressive one-punch KO

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— Seán Sheehan (@SeanSheehanBA) June 15, 2018

Bellator MMA welterweight star Michael Page is now 2-0 as a professional boxer. Over the weekend, the Brit scored a knockout …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Bellator's Page now 2-0 in boxing after brutal KO

Back in the boxing ring for his second pro fight, Bellator MMA star Michael “Venom” Page toyed with Michal Ciach before finishing him with a brutal right hand in the …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Bellator 201’s Juan Archuleta eyeing titles in multiple divisions

At 18-1 overall, Juan Archuleta boasts one of the most impressive records of any fighter on the Bellator MMA roster. At Bellator 201, which goes down on June 29 in …read more

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Bellator MMA star Michael Page returns to boxing on June 15

Fresh off a dominant win at Bellator 200, Michael Page will step into the boxing ring in mid-June. Bellator MMA welterweight Michael Page will be fighting for the second time …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor training partner Charlie Ward eyes scrap with 50 Cent

Over the last few weeks, rapper 50 Cent has been tied tightly to Bellator MMA — though nobody is really sure why. Perhaps it’s just a bit of celebrity endorsement. …read more

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Bellator Champs Gegard Mousasi, Rory MacDonald Lobby Together for Potential Super Fight

Fresh off being crowned the Bellator MMA middleweight champion, Gegard Mousasi has already told fans he wants his first fight as the champion to be against Bellator welterweight champion Rory …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Mousasi: I’m Not The Best Middleweight In The World

Just two fights into his deal with Bellator MMA, Gegard Mousasi became the Middleweight champion by defeating Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 200 last Friday night (May 25, 2018) in London, …read more

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Bellator 200 Results: Gegard Mousasi wins middleweight title, calls out Rory MacDonald

There’s a new sheriff atop Bellator MMA’s middleweight division, and he’s a fighter Scott Coker knows well.
On Friday evening at the SSE Arena in London, England, Gegard Mousasi became the …read more

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British Fighter Tom Mearns Suffers Horrifying Arm Injury at Bellator 200

British fighter Tom Mearns had an unpleasant Bellator MMA debut Friday at Bellator 200 inside SSE Arena in London. …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Bellator mainstay David Rickels expects win over ‘MVP’ to vault him to A-list

There are certain fighters who are synonymous with the Bellator MMA brand as the company reaches its milestone 200th event.
Michael Chandler. The Pitbull Brothers. Douglas Lima. Champs or main-eventers …read more

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MVP! MVP! MVP! MVP! MVP!

Bellator 200: “Carvalho vs. Mousasi” takes place at SSE Arena in London, England, tomorrow night (Fri., May 25, 2018). The milestone mixed martial arts (MMA) show for Bellator MMA features …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator 200 weigh-in results: headliners on point, one fighter fails to make weight

On Friday, Bellator MMA will celebrate its 200th fight card with the aptly-titled Bellator 200. On Thursday morning, the 34 fighters on the bill took to the scales to weigh …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Paul Daley to Meet with Bellator MMA President Scott Coker in London to Discuss Future

It seems Bellator MMA welterweight contender Paul Daley has had a change of heart regarding his future in the promotion. …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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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

Source:: MMAJunkie