Tag Archives: Bellator MMA
White: I Like Askren, But He’s Getting Lawler Rematch

Called it. Hard to believe there was a time when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, was trashing the “stupidness” of former Bellator MMA and ONE Championship welterweight champion, …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Georgi Karakhanyan Ready to Headline in Bellator MMA Following Whirlwind Year

When he left Bellator MMA in January 2018, Georgi Karakhanyan never expected to be back. The Moscow-born Armenian-American was leaving the promotion for the second time, heading to Russia to …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Kickboxer Raymond Daniels to make Bellator MMA debut at Bellator Birmingham

Raymond Daniels is making the jump from Bellator Kickboxing to Bellator MMA.
MMA Fighting confirmed with officials that the kickboxing standout will make his first MMA appearance for the promotion when …read more

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Joe Schilling vs. Keith Berry set for Bellator 219

A crossover kickboxer returns to the Bellator MMA cage on March 29.
Former Glory standout Joe Schilling will meet Keith Barry in a middleweight matchup at Bellator 219 in Temecula, Calif., …read more

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Mir Got Screwed Because Jones Is ... More Believable?

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Frank Mir, who now competes for Bellator MMA, was granted his release from the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion after serving …read more

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Posted on March 7, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Video: Glazer’s Tooth Knocked Out By Demi Lovato

NFL insider and current analyst for Bellator MMA, Jay Glazer, has seen many heavy-hitters come through his “Unbreakable Performance” gym in West Hollywood, Calif., but no one has ever knocked …read more

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Mirko 'Cro Cop' Filipovic Announces Retirement After Suffering Stroke

Just two weeks removed from a win over Roy Nelson in Bellator MMA, Mirko Filipovic has retired from MMA after suffering a stroke. …read more

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Ben Askren Labels His Entry-Level Reebok Pay 'Pretty Terrible'

MMA fans are rejoicing the fact that this weekend marks the Ultimate Fighting Championship debut of the undefeated former One Championship and Bellator MMA welterweight champion Ben Askren. …read more

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Coming This Summer? Sonnen And Machida Want To Fight

Two legendary mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who never crossed paths during their Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tenures may now have a date with destiny in Bellator MMA’s cage.
“The American …read more

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Posted on February 28, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Report: Bellator Looking to Book Chael Sonnen vs. Lyoto Machida

In a few months, it will be time to say hello again to “The Bad Guy,” as Bellator MMA, is looking to book a bout between Chael Sonnen and Lyoto …read more

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Interview: Bellator’s Mercedes Terrell talks worst part of being a ring girl

Check out Bloody Elbow’s interview with Bellator MMA’s premiere ring girl Mercedes Terrell, as she discusses life with the promotion, The MAJic Hour podcast, and her upcoming event at SXSW. …read more

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Danis Suspended For Khabib Clash At UFC 229

And then there were none.
Bellator MMA welterweight Dillon Danis was fined $7,500 and suspended seven months for his role in the UFC 229 post-fight melee involving UFC lightweight champion, Khabib …read more

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Bellator Inks ‘Pitbull’ Bros To New Long-Term Deals

Bellator 217: “Gallagher vs. Graham” is just around the corner (Sat., February 23, 2019), but before that upcoming craic in Dublin, Ireland, there’s some new Bellator MMA news to share.
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Patricky Freire predicts Patricio KOs Chandler before round 4

Bellator MMA lightweight contender Patricky Freire discussed his recent win over Ryan Scope, as well as his brother’s champ vs. champ fight with Michael Chandler. Bellator MMA lightweight contender Patricky …read more

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‘Pitbull’ brothers sign new contracts with Bellator MMA

The “Pitbull” brothers will remain with Bellator for the foreseeable future. The “Pitbull” brothers Patricio Freire and Patricky Freire will remain two of Bellator’s marquee fighters.
The Freire brothers have …read more

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WTF?!?

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight power puncher Roy Nelson, who now competes for Scott Coker and Bellator MMA, finally, mercifully shaved his trademark beard. But in doing so, revealed …read more

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'Pitbull' Brothers Sign Multi-Year, Multi-Fight Extensions with Bellator MMA

Patricio and Patricky Freire will continue to showcase their talents in Bellator MMA for the foreseeable future. …read more

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Chalmers targets London post Browning loss

Aaron Chalmers says he was not himself in his defeat to Corey Browning at Bellator MMA in Newcastle and is now looking to June’s London event for a comeback fight. …read more

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Lima vs. MVP, Curran vs. McKee official for Bellator 221

The undercard is taking shape for Bellator 221: Chandler vs. Pitbull. Bellator MMA is returning to Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois for a major night of fights on May 11th. …read more

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Bellator Just Booked Its Very Own ‘Champ-Champ’ Fight!

On the heels of a busy weekend for Bellator MMA, with back-to-back events airing on Paramount Network and exclusively on DAZN from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., there’s more …read more

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Get The Paddles Ready, DaDa Is BACK!

Famed backyard brawler and Bellator MMA veteran DaDa 5000, who was recently downgraded to DaDa 500 after dying on the operating table, somehow managed to keep the grim reaper at …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Bellator announces 16-man featherweight tournament

Once known as strictly a tournament structured promotion, Bellator MMA is now getting back to its roots with their third tournament since Scott Coker’s arrival.

Just at the end of this …read more

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Bellator MMA to Hold 16-Man Featherweight Grand Prix Tournament in October

With its welterweight tournament currently underway and its heavyweight bracket in the books, Bellator MMA is planning an event bigger grand prix — albeit in a smaller weight class — …read more

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Bader Responds To Kongo’s Callout - ‘Excuse My French And F—k Off’

Ryan Bader is Bellator MMA’s first double champ and he does what he wants, which is why the light heavyweight and heavyweight champion isn’t taking too kindly to Cheick Kongo’s …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Matt Mitrione Low Blow on Sergei Kharitonov Leaves Bellator 215 Headliner in No-Contest

Sergei Kharitonov had a rough night under the Bellator MMA banner. …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Scott Coker Gives Timeline for Potential Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix

It appears that the continuation of Bellator MMA holding Grand Prix tournaments will move forward. It all started with the heavyweight tournament that saw Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader …read more

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Scott Coker teases another Bellator Grand Prix

Over the last year, Bellator MMA has had Grand Prix fever, promoting action-packed tournaments in its heavyweight and welterweight divisions. According to Bellator president Scott Coker, this exciting trend is …read more

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Bellator 215 weigh-in results: Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov hit marks

Tomorrow night, Bellator MMA will return to our screens with Bellator 215 — the first of two cards from the promotion this weekend.

This card will be headlined by a fan …read more

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UFC Perfectly Trolls Ben Askren (Photo)

Former ONE and Bellator MMA welterweight champion Ben Askren is approaching his UFC debut. “Funky” will face former 170-pound champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 235 on pay-per-view (PPV). Askren is …read more

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Coker Benching Wandy Following Concussion Talk

Former UFC middleweight Wanderlei Silva, 42, who now competes for Bellator MMA, recently went on record to share the concussion-like symptoms that have plagued him over the second half of …read more

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Report: Champ Patricio Freire vs. Champ Michael Chandler Slated for Bellator 221

The era of champion vs. champion is still underway at Bellator MMA, as featherweight champ Patricio Freire is reportedly moving to lightweight to face bitter rival Michael Chandler for the …read more

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FAKE!

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank Mir, who continued his mixed martial arts (MMA) career with Bellator MMA, is making his professional wrestling debut under Josh Barnett’s “Bloodsport” …read more

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PHOTO | Mirko Cro Cop is looking jacked ahead of Bellator 216

Mixed martial arts legend Mirko Cro Cop (37-11-2 MMA) will make his Bellator MMA debut on February 16 against fellow veteran and knockout artist Roy Nelson.

The bout will serve as …read more

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Ryan Bader's Coach Confident Bader Would Finish Daniel Cormier In A Five-Round Fight

Ryan Bader’s career since defecting from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to Bellator MMA in 2016 is nothing short of remarkable. The 35-year-old has gone from strength to strength since his …read more

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Patricky Freire Takes Split Verdict Over Ryan Scope in Bellator 'Newcastle' Headliner

Patricky Freire retained his spot atop the lightweight contender’s list in Bellator MMA — but just barely. …read more

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Posted on February 10, 2019, 12:46 am By
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CSAC Wants To Have A Word With Loose-Lipped Wandy

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight smashing machine, Wanderlei Silva, who now competes for Bellator MMA, might know the first sign of concussions, but he definitely forgot the first rule …read more

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Meet the ex-paratrooper now taking on MMA and PTSD: 'It's the injury no one can see'

On Saturday, Terry Brazier will make his Bellator MMA debut, but he is not remotely scared. Not after coping with an alcoholic father, a harrowing tour of duty in Afghanistan …read more

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Aaron Chalmers forecasts transition to pro wrestling after MMA 

Aaron Chalmers has already proved that he is capable of reinventing himself as he went from reality television star to Bellator MMA fighter and he isn’t ruling out another career …read more

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Bellator 214 does good ratings, peaks at 1.2 million viewers

Bellator MMA’s 2019 got off to a good start in terms of television ratings. Bellator MMA kicked off its 2019 slate with Bellator 214 in California, and considering the ratings …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Coker: I think Bader is ‘top two or three’ P4P fighter

Bellator president Scott Coker ranks two-division champion Ryan Bader among the top pound-for-pound fighters in all of MMA. On Saturday night, Ryan Bader made history inside the Bellator MMA cage. …read more

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Bader Eyes New Bellator Deal, Not UFC Return

Ryan Bader made history this past Saturday night (Jan. 26, 2019) by becoming Bellator MMA’s first-ever dual champion after knocking out Fedor Emelianenko in 35 seconds at Bellator 214 to …read more

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Scott Coker: Ryan Bader in ‘Top 2 or 3’ P4P, Will Have ‘Leeway’ to Defend Both Belts

Ryan Bader became the first two-division champion in Bellator MMA history when he stopped Fedor Emelianenko in the finals of the promotion’s heavyweight grand prix on Saturday night. Scott Coker …read more

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Aaron Pico Acknowledges Loss And Thanks Fans For Support

Aaron Pico suffered his second loss at Bellator 214. The 22-year-old was riding a four-fight win streak before he decided to go toe-to-toe with Henry Corrales in Bellator MMA’s first …read more

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Bader Talks Possible Battle Of Champ-Champ’s With Cormier

Ryan Bader made history last night (Sat., Jan. 26, 2019) by becoming Bellator MMA’s first-ever champ-champ following his 35-second knockout win over longtime great, Fedor Emelianenko, in the main event …read more

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Aaron Pico Believes He Would ‘F---ing Hurt Somebody Bad’ When Matched with Lesser Competition

As a heavily hyped prospect, Aaron Pico jumped right into the fire in his Bellator MMA debut, squaring off against 10-fight veteran Zach Freeman in June 2017. …read more

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Henry Corrales on Comeback Win Over Aaron Pico: ‘This Fight Resembled My Real Life’

Henry Corrales kicked off his Bellator MMA tenure with a three-fight losing streak, but a lot has changed since he turned his life around nearly three years ago. …read more

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Bader KOs Fedor; Bellator's first 2-weight champ

Ryan Bader became the first to hold two Bellator MMA titles on Saturday night with a 35-second knockout of Fedor Emelianenko. He claimed the vacant heavyweight championship to go along …read more

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Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader results and post-fight analysis

Mookie Alexander recaps Bellator MMA’s first event of 2019, which featured Ryan Bader’s quick and brutal KO of Fedor Emelianenko to win the Bellator heavyweight title. Well that was quick, …read more

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Ryan Bader Knocks Out Fedor Emelianenko, Becomes First Bellator Two-Division Champion

Ryan Bader only needed two punches to become the first two-division champion in Bellator MMA history. …read more

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Posted on January 27, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Time Check! When Will Fedor Vs. Bader Main Event Actually Start?

One of the biggest Bellator MMA fights of the year goes down later tonight (Sat., Jan. 26, 2019) at Bellator 214 from inside The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., as MMA …read more

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Posted on January 27, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Bellator 214: Fedor vs Bader Live Results

Bellator 214 kicks off the new year for Bellator MMA and looks to do so in style from the famous Los Angeles Forum in Inglewood, California.

Headlining the event will be …read more

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Posted on January 26, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Time Check! When Will Fedor Vs. Bader Main Event Actually Start?

One of the biggest Bellator MMA fights of the year goes down later tonight (Sat., Jan. 26, 2019) at Bellator 214 from inside The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., as MMA …read more

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Posted on January 26, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Watch Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader live stream online, fight time, TV schedule

Check out all the ways you can watch Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader. The conclusion of Bellator MMA’s heavyweight Grand Prix is upon us! Bellator 214 will take place this …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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