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Cyborg Headlines Bellator 249, Battles Blencowe Oct. 15

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The hits just keep coming on a busy month for Bellator MMA. Having already announced its move to CBS Sports Network and debut card for Milan on …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Bellator Releases Full Lineup of First CBS Sports Event Bellator 247 on Oct. 1

The first Bellator MMA card on CBS Sports is now set. …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2020, 5:46 pm By
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Showtime Sports President Stephen Espinoza on Bellator’s future, Scott Coker vs. Dana White, freak show fights and more

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Few people wield as much power in combat sports as Showtime Sports President Stephen Espinoza, especially now that Bellator MMA is now under his umbrella as …read more

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Patricio Freire-Pedro Carvalho Title Bout Rescheduled for Bellator Event on Nov. 12

After a lengthy delay, Patricio Freire will finally defend his featherweight crown against Pedro Carvalho at a Bellator MMA event on Nov. 12. …read more

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Bellator Signs LFA Welterweight Champ Jaleel Willis to Multi-Fight Contract

Legacy Fighting Alliance welterweight champion Jaleel Willis has signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. …read more

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MIchael Chandler will serve as backup for UFC 254 main event

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One of Bellator MMA’s greatest ever fighters is officially in the UFC. Michael Chandler is the latest former Bellator MMA lightweight champion to join …read more

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Juan Archuleta Outlasts Patrick Mix to Win Bantamweight Title at Bellator 246

The second time was the charm for Juan Archuleta, birthday boy and newest Bellator MMA champion. …read more

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Bellator 245 Results and Video Highlights: Davis squeaks by Machida, again

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Bellator 245 had one finish and two no contests due to groin strikes. The first of Bellator MMA’s back-to-back doubleheader just concluded inside the fan-less …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2020, 5:16 am By
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Bellator MMA announces move to CBS Sports Network

Overseas shows will also be live coast-to-coast in the United States as part of this deal. After this weekend’s Bellator MMA doubleheader on Paramount Network, the Viacom owned promotion is …read more

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Bellator Announces CBS Sports Partnership, ‘Cyborg’-Blencowe, Mousasi-Lima

A new era in Bellator MMA will begin very soon. …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Bellator announces CBS Sports deal, Cyborg’s first title defense, and fans allowed at Paris event

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2020 – Bellator MMA, a leading mixed martial arts promotion owned by ViacomCBS, and CBS Sports Network have announced an exciting new partnership that will see …read more

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Bellator MMA announces move from Paramount Network to CBS Sports Network

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Bellator MMA has a new broadcast partner.
On Friday, Bellator president Scott Coker announced that the ViacomCBS-owned promotion will be leaving the Paramount Network with future …read more

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Bellator 246 Weigh-in Results: Bantamweight Title Fight Set; 2 Heavy

Both parts of this weekend’s Bellator MMA doubleheader have been marred by fighters missing weight by a wide margin. …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Bellator 245 Weigh-in Results: 3 Fighters Miss Weight by Several Pounds

Making weight was not just a formality ahead of the first card of Bellator MMA’s final Paramount Network doubleheader. …read more

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Bellator 245 weigh-in results: Cat Zingano’s opponent misses weight by huge margin

On Friday night, Bellator MMA will promote the first card of a two-event weekend in Bellator 245, which features a host of high-profile fighters. In the Bellator 245 main event, …read more

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VanZant Is ‘Really Sick’ And Needs Your Help

Yesterday we brought word that Bellator MMA welterweight Austin Vanderford tested positive for coronavirus and was forced to withdraw from his upcoming Daniel Madrid fight at the Bellator 246 event …read more

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Stuart Austin Plans to Knock Olympic Gold Medalist Satoshi Ishii Out at EMC 5

Former BAMMA champion and Bellator MMA veteran Stuart Austin has bad intentions for his opponent at EMC 5. …read more

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Bellator signs Vanessa Porto

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Invicta FC flyweight champion Vanessa Porto is heading to Bellator MMA. According to MMA Fighting Vanessa Porto (22-8) is heading to Bellator MMA. …read more

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Alvarez Wants Champions, Not Chandler Trilogy

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Longtime rivals Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler were expected to complete their lightweight trilogy as part of the Bellator MMA pay-per-view (PPV) event back in …read more

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Anderson Unfazed By Dana White’s ‘Lying’

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Light heavyweight veteran Corey Anderson parted ways with UFC earlier this month, hooking up with the gang at Bellator MMA despite a spot in …read more

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Video: Hero’s Welcome For Returning Nemkov

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If I became Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion and flew back to New Jersey, I would probably get a coupon for a free dessert at my local …read more

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Posted on August 25, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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White rebukes Coker’s claim about having the best LHW division: ‘Isn’t he cute?’

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UFC president Dana White doesn’t generally say too much about Bellator MMA, but he couldn’t help himself after hearing a bold claim from Scott Coker. …read more

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Bellator Kingpin Patricio Freire Challenges Dana White to $1 Million Bet for Fight vs. UFC Champ

Patricio Freire didn’t take kindly to Dana White’s dismissal of a potential cross-promotional bout between fighters from Bellator MMA and the UFC. …read more

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Posted on August 24, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Werdum Will Hunt Down Vera, Steal ONE Title

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is hoping to score a Fedor Emelianenko rematch under the Bellator MMA banner, …read more

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Report: Bellator MMA leaving Paramount Network after September

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Bellator MMA is reportedly headed to CBS Sports Network. Bellator MMA’s television home has been Paramount Network (formerly Spike TV) since 2013, but …read more

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Dana White Discusses Comparisons with Bellator’s LHW Division, Corey Anderson’s Departure

This past week, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker proudly proclaimed that his organization possessed the best 205-pound talent pool in mixed martial arts. …read more

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Dana White Discusses UFC Comparisons with Bellator’s LHW Division, Corey Anderson’s Departure

This past week, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker proudly proclaimed that his organization possessed the best 205-pound talent pool in mixed martial arts. …read more

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Vadim Nemkov Unseats Ryan Bader, Strikes Light Heavyweight Gold in Bellator 244 Headliner

There was a shift atop the Bellator MMA light heavyweight division, and it was seismic in nature. …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2020, 4:46 am By
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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 and DAZN, will be topped …read more

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Live! Bellator 244: Bader vs. Nemkov weigh in results and video

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Check out what happens on the scaled for Bellator 244: Bader vs. Nemkov. Bellator MMA is back inside their ‘FightSphere’ bubble this Friday. That …read more

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Juan Archuleta vs. Patrick Mix set for vacant Bellator bantamweight title

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Bellator will crown a new bantamweight champion in September. Bellator MMA has a doubleheader of events planned …read more

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Cat Zingano Receives Opponent For Bellator Debut

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano has received an opponent for her Bellator MMA debut. Zingano signed with the promotion back in October of 2019 after being released …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Cat Zingano gets opponent for Bellator debut

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano has an opponent for her long-awaited debut in the Bellator MMA cage. According to Ariel Helwani of ESPN, Zingano will make her debut …read more

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Corey Anderson reveals how terrifying health scare ultimately led him to Bellator MMA

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It’s hard to imagine how a health scare that could have potentially ended his career eventually led to Corey Anderson leaving the UFC and signing …read more

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Valerie Loureda signs new, long-term deal with Bellator MMA

Rising star Valerie Loureda has signed a new multi-year, multi-fight contract extension with Bellator following her second-round TKO win over Tara Graff. “I am pleased to have re-signed with Bellator,” …read more

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‘Not Just A Pretty Face’

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Paige VanZant caught everyone by surprise after revealing that she had passed on a deal with Bellator MMA to pursue a …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Bellator MMA launches exclusive channel with Pluto TV

Bellator MMA has launched an exclusive channel with Pluto TV. The promotions organization have partnered up with the ViacomCBS TV service to provide free, ad-supported streaming for their content. The …read more

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Paige VanZant signs with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship not Bellator MMA

Former UFC fighter Paige VanZant made a surprise move on Wednesday when she inked a deal with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship instead of Bellator MMA, as many had expected. The …read more

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Bellator 243 Draws Promotion’s Best Ratings of 2020 on Paramount Network

Michael Chandler remains a solid draw for Bellator MMA. …read more

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Katie Taylor looking to fight Cris Cyborg

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Eddie Hearn said his client Katie Taylor wants to fight Bellator MMA champ Cris Cyborg. Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn recently spoke with …read more

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Live! Bellator 243: Chandler vs. Henderson 2 weigh-in video

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See how makes and misses on the scales for Bellator 243! Bellator MMA is back for the second time in the COVID-19 era. The …read more

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Bellator 243 weigh-in results

On Friday night, Bellator MMA will return to our screens with the stacked Bellator 243 card out of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. The card will be topped by a …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2020, 2:16 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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