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Chael Sonnen Receives Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu (Photo)

Former UFC light heavyweight and middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen has received his black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Sonnen is currently under contract with Bellator MMA. He has shared the …read more

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PHOTO | Frank Mir to make pro wrestling debut on WrestleMania weekend

Former UFC heavyweight champ and current Bellator MMA star Frank Mir is venturing into the world of pro wrestling — and he’s doing so as part of an organization helmed …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Jimmy Smith: ‘I took a big gamble’ signing one-year UFC contract

Jimmy Smith figured something was amiss when his announcing assignment suddenly got shifted from Madison Square Garden to Moncton.
The longtime Bellator MMA commentator had moved to the UFC on a …read more

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Commission nixes Bellator MMA bout involving fighter with 0-12 amateur record

Valerie Loureda’s pro MMA debut was supposed to be against Anastasia Bruce on a Bellator card, but that will no longer be happening. There’s been a change of plans for …read more

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Bellator have changed fighters' lives - Kavanagh

According to one of the world’s leading MMA coaches, SBG Ireland’s John Kavanagh, Bellator MMA are about revolutionise the European MMA circuit, especially when it comes to fighter pay. …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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UFC declines to re-sign veteran MMA analyst Jimmy Smith

The UFC on ESPN era will not include analyst Jimmy Smith. MMA fans know Jimmy Smith as one of the longtime voices of Bellator MMA, working as that promotion’s cageside …read more

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Gegard Mousasi injured, out of Bellator 214 co-main event

Bellator MMA’s middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi will not be defending his belt next month. Bellator MMA’s first show of 2019 just took a hit.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported on Thursday that …read more

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Bellator 213 Fight Highlights: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Sinks the Sub to Defend Flyweight Title

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On Saturday, Bellator MMA was back at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, for the second …read more

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Posted on December 20, 2018, 7:46 am By
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Nainoa Dung Signs Multi-Fight Bellator Contract After TKO Triumph in Hawaii

Nainoa Dung’s impressive Bellator MMA debut has earned him a multi-fight contract with the California-based promotion. …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Combate Americas Ratings Top Bellator MMA (Again)

Hey, remember back in April when Combate Americas trounced Bellator MMA in the television ratings and all the Doubting Thomases were like, “Blah-blah-blah, let’s see you do that again.”
Ladies and …read more

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Bellator MMA Announces Full Lineup for European Series Event in Newcastle on Feb. 9

The card for Bellator MMA’s inaugural European Series event in Newcastle, England, is just about complete. …read more

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VIDEO | Relive Ilima-Lei MacFarlane’s unforgettable walkout at Bellator Hawaii

Last night, Bellator MMA capped off an action-packed weekend in Hawaii with its second show in as many nights. In the main event of this second show, Hawaii’s own Ilima-Lei …read more

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Bellator 213 Results: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Taps Out Valerie Letourneau

On Saturday, Bellator MMA was back at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii for the second event of a doubleheader weekend. Women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane retained …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2018, 10:16 am By
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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Submits Valerie Letourneau to Retain Flyweight Title at Bellator 213

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane was emotional as she walked down to the Bellator MMA cage and after she won, the Hawaiian said it was the best day of her life. …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2018, 6:46 am By
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Patricio Freire vows to kill Michael Chandler under the Bellator MMA banner this April

Patricio and Patricky Freire were not impressed by the performance of Michael Chandler at last night’s Bellator 212 event in Hawaii.
Chandler handed Brent Primus his first career loss in last …read more

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Scott Coker says Bellator vs. RIZIN Could Happen in Hawaii

Scott Coker and Bellator MMA have brought their fights to Hawaii for the first time and during Bellator’s recent press conference, Coker said the location is ideal for a Bellator …read more

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Ben Askren, Welterweight Hero, Tried To Save UFC 233

If former Bellator MMA and ONE Championship welterweight titleholder, Ben Askren, is going to headline a pay-per-view (PPV) fight card for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), then he’s going to first …read more

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A.J. McKee Rather Retire Than Fight Friend Aaron Pico

A.J. McKee and Aaron Pico are two of the most talented young prospects in Bellator MMA’s featherweight division. McKee is currently undefeated in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career with …read more

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UFC Broadcaster Jimmy Smith Will Be Free Agent In 2019

It looks like Jimmy Smith’s tenure with the UFC could be short-lived. Earlier this year, the former longtime Bellator MMA commentator signed with the UFC on a one-year deal. Smith …read more

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Bellator 213: Macfarlane vs. Letourneau fight card

Check out the fight card and bout order for Bellator 213: Macfarlane vs. Letourneau on Saturday, December 15th in Hawaii. There’s a doubleheader of Bellator MMA events this weekend. On …read more

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ONE Championship Lands U.S. Broadcast Deal With TNT

ONE Championship has been making big moves lately, and they just outdid themselves. Recently, ONE singed former UFC and Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to a contract. They followed …read more

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James Gallagher to Headline Bellator MMA Event in Dublin on Feb. 23

SBG Ireland prospect James Gallagher will make his return when he faces Steven Graham in the headliner of a Bellator MMA event in Dublin on Feb. 23. …read more

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Sanchez Vs. Grimshaw To Headline Bellator Show In March ‘19

We’re not yet finished with 2018, but 2019 events are already popping up on the calendar for Bellator MMA. The latest was announced during Bellator 210: “Njokuani vs. Salter” last …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Lyoto Machida Wants To Fight 'Honorable' Ryan Bader At 205 Pounds

Lyoto Machida will make his Bellator MMA debut next weekend at Bellator 213 where he’ll face former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho, but he also has his eye on future …read more

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Report: ‘Cro Cop’ Set to Make Bellator Debut in Rematch with Roy Nelson

Set once again to make his Bellator MMA debut will be Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, who will meet Roy Nelson this coming February in a rematch of their 2011 Ultimate …read more

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Mirko Cro Cop set to make his Bellator MMA debut on February 16 against Roy Nelson

Mixed martial arts legend Mirko Cro Cop will make make his Bellator debut on February 16 in Uncasville, Connecticut against Roy Nelson.
This according to ESPN‘s Ariel Helwani, who recently shared …read more

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Scott Coker Expects Bellator, Rizin to Work Together ‘Multiple Times’ in 2019

The New Year’s Eve showdown pitting Darrion Caldwell against Kyoji Horiguchi could be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cross-promotional bouts between Bellator MMA and Rizin …read more

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Replacement John Salter Throttles Chidi Njokuani in Bellator 210 Main Event

John Salter answered Bellator MMA’s call and reaped the rewards. …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2018, 4:46 am By
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Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Ashleigh Grimshaw to Headline Bellator MMA Card on March 22

Recent featherweight title challenger Emmanuel Sanchez will headline Bellator MMA’s next visit to Thackerville, Okla., when he locks horns with Ashleigh Grimshaw on March 22. …read more

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Paul Daley vs. Michael ‘Venom’ Page set for clash early next year

A battle between a pair of England’s most dynamic strikers is finally going down inside the Bellator MMA cage.
Bitter rivals Paul Daley and Michael Page will look to settle their …read more

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Bellator 211 Weigh-In Results: All Fighters On Weight In Genoa, Italy

All fighters made their contractually agreed-upon weights for Saturday’s Bellator 211, the sixth event in Italy for Bellator MMA. …read more

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Patricio Freire Wants To Unify UFC & Bellator Featherweight Titles

Patricio Freire has some high expectations for his Bellator MMA featherweight title reign. Freire won the 145-pound strap back in April of 2017. He submitted Daniel Straus at Bellator 178 …read more

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Patricio Freire wants to ‘unify’ FW titles with UFC champion

After another successful title defense, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire eyes big things for 2019. Earlier this month, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire successfully defended his Bellator MMA featherweight belt with an …read more

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan evaluates Bellator, ONE Championship and Golden Boy MMA

It’s an exciting time to be an MMA fan. While the UFC remains the biggest promotion on the planet, other promotions such as Bellator MMA and ONE Championship are gaining …read more

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With Contract Signed for Next Fight, James Gallagher Says He’s ‘Coming to Make a Statement’

James Gallagher’s most recent Bellator MMA appearance did not go as planned. …read more

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Posted on November 26, 2018, 9:16 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

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