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Roman Salazar Steps in to Take on James Gallagher in Bellator Dublin Main Event

Determined to keep James Gallagher on the Dublin card, Bellator MMA has brought in a veteran who is no stranger to fighting on a big stage. …read more

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Nick Newell Inks Multi-Fight Contract with Bellator MMA

Nick Newell is officially a Bellator MMA athlete. …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Newell signs multi-fight deal with Bellator

Nick Newell, a congenital amputee born without most of his left arm, has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Bellator signs UFC, Combate Americas vet Erik Perez

“Goyito” has a new home.
Bantamweight Erik Perez, who is on a five-fight win streak, has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Perez’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, announced the news over …read more

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UFC, Combate Americas Veteran Erik Perez Signs with Bellator MMA

Former UFC and Combate Americas bantamweight competitor Erik Perez has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. …read more

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Former UFC, Combate Americas fighter Erik Perez signs with Bellator MMA

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Erik Perez is taking his talents to Bellator MMA.
The veteran bantamweight who competed in both the UFC and Combate Americas has officially …read more

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Bellator boss Scott Coker criticizes UFC’s treatment of Cris Cyborg

Bellator President Scott Coker isn’t impressed with the way the UFC handled the career of Cris Cyborg.
Cyborg, the former Strikeforce, Invicta and UFC featherweight champion, joined Bellator MMA earlier this …read more

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Eddie Alvarez refutes notion that all the best fighters are competing in UFC: ‘It’s complete crap’

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Eddie Alvarez has always been a bit of a nomad when it came to his fighting career with stints in the UFC, Bellator MMA and …read more

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Scott Coker hopes to sign Nick Newell to multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA

With a first-round submission victory at Bellator 225, Nick Newell may have just found a new fighting home.
The veteran lightweight who came up short in his bid to earn a …read more

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Bellator signs undefeated prospect Lucas Brennan to multi-fight deal

The son of UFC and PRIDE veteran Chris Brennan has inked an exclusive deal with Bellator MMA.
Bellator MMA officials today told MMA Junkie that 19-year-old Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Lucas …read more

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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 Ryan Bader and Bellator staple Cheick …read more

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Cris Cyborg explains why new Bellator deal is preferable to UFC deal

Cris Cyborg is happy to have parted ways with the UFC and inked a new deal with Bellator MMA. In fact, she says her new deal with Bellator includes a …read more

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Logan Paul vs. KSI 2? Count Dillon Danis and Bellator chief Scott Coker in

The fact that Dillon Danis is out there making new enemies barely qualifies as news these days. The brash jiu-jitsu standout turned Bellator MMA upstart will kick off Twitter beefs …read more

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Cris Cyborg ready for fresh start with Bellator after ‘draining’ relationship with the UFC 

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Cris Cyborg is more than ready to get a fresh start as part of the Bellator MMA roster.
Following a volatile ending to her relationship with …read more

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Bellator 226: Bader vs. Kongo preview

Everything you need to know for Saturday’s Bellator 226 main card, including a heavyweight title fight and the opening round of the featherweight GP. Bellator MMA is back to bring …read more

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Scott Coker explains how Bellator will promote Cris Cyborg better than UFC

Former Strikeforce, Invicta and UFC champ Cris Cyborg is now a Bellator MMA fighter. The Brazilian legend signed with the Scott Coker helmed promotion this week.
Cyborg and Coker have a …read more

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Cris Cyborg leaves UFC behind, signs Bellator MMA contract

Cris Cyborg has found a new home after leaving the UFC in the rearview mirror. Bellator MMA president Scott Coker announced on Tuesday that his promotion signed what he deemed …read more

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Cris Cyborg signs with Bellator MMA

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Cris Cyborg’s next chapter of her legendary career will be with Bellator MMA. Cris Cyborg and Scott Coker are reunited.
Bellator’s president announced on …read more

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Former UFC, Strikeforce Champ Cris ‘Cyborg’ Signs Contract with Bellator MMA

Cristiane Justino has reunited with former Strikeforce boss Scott Coker, as the highly-coveted free agent has signed a contract with Bellator MMA. …read more

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Former UFC champion Cris Cyborg signs with Bellator MMA

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Cris Cyborg has ended her free agency.
The former UFC featherweight champion has inked a deal to join the roster at Bellator MMA where she will …read more

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BREAKING | Cris Cyborg signs with Bellator MMA

Cris Cyborg officially has a new home. The former Strikeforce, Invicta and UFC featherweight champion has signed with Bellator MMA.
Bellator President Scott Coker announced this exciting news on Twitter on …read more

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Posted on September 3, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Cheick Kongo Believes a KO of Ryan Bader Will Prove Him The Best Heavyweight In The World

Cheick Kongo is hoping to knock out Bellator MMA dual-division champion Ryan Bader on Saturday night and cement himself as the best heavyweight in the world. …read more

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Posted on September 3, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen praises ‘stud’ Nick Newell following Bellator 225

Nick Newell made his Bellator MMA debut on Saturday and finished the fight quickly in front of his home crowd at Bellator 225. Newell hopes the win will lead to …read more

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Sergei Kharitonov Bounces Matt Mitrione in Second Round of Bellator 225 Rematch

Matt Mitrione unraveled under Bellator MMA’s bright lights. …read more

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Posted on August 25, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Video: Nick Newell wins Bellator MMA debut by submission

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Nick Newell capped off an electrifying Bellator 225 prelims with a debut win. Nick Newell may not have gotten the UFC contract that he wanted, but he …read more

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Nick Newell: 'I Want to Be Known as a Great Fighter, Not the Guy That Fights With One Hand'

Nick Newell will make his Bellator MMA debut on the prelims of Bellator 225, where he will be taking on Corey Browning. …read more

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Mike Kimbel right where he wants to be as he prepares for Bellator 225

Mike Kimbel is days away from another fight with Bellator MMA, and another fight in his home state of Connecticut, as he’s set to battle Chris Disonell at Bellator 225 …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Former Rugby Star James Haskell Signs With Bellator MMA

In a surprise move, Bellator MMA announced on Tuesday morning that it has signed English former rugby star James Haskell, and expects him to make his professional debut next year. …read more

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Chidi Njokuani, Noad Lahat Among Nine Fighters Released from Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has trimmed its roster significantly, releasing nine fighters during a series of recent cuts. …read more

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Boxing Champ Ava Knight Signs with Bellator MMA for September Debut

“The Lady of Boxing” will be making her transition from the ring to the cage this fall. …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Azunna Anyanwu Signs with Bellator, Matchup vs. Timothy Johnson Targeted for Aug. 24

One-time Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Azunna Anyanwu has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA and will likely face Timothy Johnson on short notice on Aug. 24. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Carlo Pedersoli Jr. Released by UFC, Signs with Bellator MMA

Carlo Pedersoli Jr.’s experience in the Ultimate Fighting Championship didn’t last long, as the 26-year-old Italian announced on his Instagram that the promotion was not going to let him complete …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Bellator champ Julia Budd sends message to Cris Cyborg

Cris Cyborg has parted ways with the UFC, and the most likely setting for the next chapter of her storied career seems to be Bellator MMA.
If Cyborg does migrate to …read more

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Coker Ready To Sign Cyborg After UFC Release: ‘Cyborg Isn’t Afraid Of Anybody’

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Following UFC’s apparent release of former women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker is already moving in to sign the …read more

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Rizin Veteran Karl Albrektsson Signs with Bellator MMA

Swedish light heavyweight Karl Albrektsson has signed a contract with Bellator MMA. …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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