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Ratings Coup! Combate Americas Tops Bellator MMA, Sets Sights On UFC

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-founder, Campbell McLaren, recently asked why Bellator MMA was still around, which may no longer be a punchline now that his Combate Americas promotion is taking …read more

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Bellator MMA signs ex-UFC heavyweight Timothy Johnson

Timothy Johnson has parted ways with the UFC and is now part of the Bellator MMA heavyweight division. After seven fights inside the Octagon, Timothy Johnson’s next bout will take …read more

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Bellator 196 weigh-in results

At the Bellator 196 weigh-ins, all 28 fighters taking part in Friday’s joint Bellator MMA and kickboxing event successfully made weight on Thursday, including headliners Ben Henderson and Roger Huerta …read more

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Posted on April 5, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Aaron Pico Returns at Bellator 199

Top prospect Aaron Pico has his next fight lined up under the Bellator MMA banner. The Viacom owned promotion told MMAJunkie that Pico is slated to take on Lee Morrison …read more

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Posted on April 3, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Bellator MMA, Strikeforce Vet Virgil Zwicker: Matt Mitrione is a ‘Quitter’ with No Heart

Virgil Zwicker began his career with Team Quest and his upbringing on a Native American reservation could have took him down a different road, but mixed martial arts steered him …read more

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Exclusive | Benson Henderson’s plan going forward: “Finishes, finishes, finishes!”

Exclusive | Benson Henderson’s plan going forward: “Finishes, finishes, finishes!”
Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (24-8 MMA) has had a rough start to his Bellator MMA carrer.
“Smooth” has gone just …read more

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BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 76 // Ben Henderson | Alex Caceres | Rick Story | Jimmie Rivera | Jorge Masvidal | Kyoji Horiguchi

Another STACKED episode of BJPENN.COM Radio has arrived, Penn Nation!
We kick things off with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator MMA star, Benson Henderson. Following the announcement that James …read more

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Ed Ruth Receives New Opponent at Bellator 196

Ed Ruth has received a new opponent for his next fight under the Bellator MMA banner. This move comes with less than two weeks to go, which is not necessarily …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Bellator 155-Pound Champ Brent Primus Issues Apology for Michael Chandler Rematch Cancellation

Tuesday night MMA Fighting reported that Bellator MMA lightweight champion Brent Primus had to withdraw from his much-anticipated rematch against Michael Chandler. …read more

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Together At last!

Jimmy Smith made his long-awaited Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentary debut at UFC 221 on Feb. 21, 2018 in Perth, Australia, after making the jump over from Bellator MMA. …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Blue-Chip Prospect Ed Ruth Drops to Welterweight for Next Bout at Bellator 196

Ed Ruth is dropping from middleweight to welterweight for his next Bellator MMA appearance. …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Ed Ruth Returns at Bellator 196

Ed Ruth has decided to make a weight class change for his next fight. Bellator MMA officials confirmed to MMAjunkie on Tuesday afternoon that Ruth is slated to drop down …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Alexander Volkov Knocks Out Fabricio Werdum in UFC London Headliner

He’s been M-1 Challenge heavyweight champ, Bellator MMA’s too. Now, after a fourth-round knockout of former UFC champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC Fight Night 127, Alexander Volkov is coming for …read more

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Werdum Looking To ‘Demonstrate Worth’ At UFC London

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will aim to win his third-straight bout when he takes on former Bellator MMA heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov tomorrow evening (Sat., Mar. 17, 2018) …read more

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Grappling Ace, McGregor Training Partner Dillon Danis Finally Makes MMA Debut at Bellator 198

Outspoken Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dillon Danis finally has his mixed martial arts debut set when Bellator MMA returns to Chicagoland. …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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UK celebrity Aaron Chalmers to fight at Bellator 200

Upcoming welterweight prospect Aaron Chalmers will fight Ashley Griffiths at Bellator 200. UK celebrity Aaaron Chalmer’s has signed a deal with Bellator MMA and will make his promotional debut against …read more

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Nelson: I Don’t Cheat At MMA, But Mitrione Cheats On His Wife

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweights Roy Nelson and Matt Mitrione came together under the Bellator MMA banner late last month to participate in the promotion’s heavyweight grand prix.
Mitrione won …read more

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Paul Daley fires back at Bellator boss Scott Coker: he’s bitter

Paul Daley vs. Michael “Venom” Page is just one of those fights. The fans want it, Bellator MMA wants it, and both fighters claim to want it, yet the relevant …read more

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Morning Report: Bellator’s Scott Coker reacts to criticism of booking Mirko Cro Cop despite USADA suspension

Last week, Bellator MMA announced that Mirko Cro Cop would be rematching Roy Nelson at the promotion’s 200th event this May. The announcement raised questions from some regarding the MMA …read more

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Danis Set For MMA Debut At Bellator 198 On April 28

After signing with Bellator MMA early last year, jiu-jitsu prodigy Dillon Danis is scheduled to make his long-awaited mixed martial arts (MMA) debut at Bellator 198 on April 28 live …read more

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Posted on March 10, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Dillon Danis will train at SBG Ireland for Bellator MMA debut, which is set for April

Dillon Danis’ long-awaited MMA debut is set, and the jiu-jitsu expert is off to one of the world’s best camps to prepare for it.
Danis, 24, will make his debut at …read more

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Posted on March 9, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Bellator 198 Bill Bolstered With Addition of Rafael Lovato-John Salter Middleweight Clash

One of the best Brazilian jiu-jitsu players will be back in the Bellator MMA cage in short order. …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Scott Coker: Bellator is working on making Wanderlei-Rampage 4

We could see a fourth fight between PRIDE legends and longtime rivals Wanderlei SIlva and Rampage Jackson, only this time in the Bellator MMA cage. One of MMA’s most famous …read more

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Mirko Cro Cop signs with Bellator, debuts at Bellator 200

On Sunday, heavyweight legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic dropped a serious hint that he’d signed with Bellator MMA. On Monday morning, the promotion made it official with a press release.
Cro …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Mirk Cro Cop signs with Bellator, debuts at Bellator 200

On Sunday, heavyweight legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic dropped a serious hint that he’d signed with Bellator MMA. On Monday morning, the promotion made it official with a press release.
Cro …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic hints at move to Bellator MMA

Though he’s floated retirement plans several times over the last few years, heavyweight legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic still hasn’t hung up the gloves. And from the looks of it, …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Jon Fitch vs. Paul Daley set for Bellator 199

Former UFC contender Jon Fitch will fight Paul Daley at Bellator 199 in May. It didn’t take long for Jon Fitch to be signed to his first Bellator MMA fight.
Just …read more

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Report: Former UFC champion Chuck Liddell to sign with Bellator MMA

According to BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell is close to signing a multi-million dollar contract with Bellator MMA. Liddell (21-8) hasn’t fought since a June …read more

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Posted on March 2, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Bellator MMA signs former UFC contender Jon Fitch

Add Jon Fitch to the list of familiar UFC faces now under the Bellator MMA banner. Former UFC welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch is headed for Bellator MMA.
It was announced …read more

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Posted on March 2, 2018, 12:17 am By
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Jon Fitch Signs Multi-Fight Contract with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA announced on Thursday the signing of perennial top welterweight contender Jon Fitch to an exclusive multi-fight contract. …read more

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Bellator 195 Weigh-in Video & Results: Bantamweight Title Fight Greenlit

The Bellator 195 headliner was made official at Thursday’s weigh-ins, as Bellator MMA bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell (134.7) and challenger Leandro Higo (134.2) hit their marks in Thackerville, Oklahoma. …read more

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Phil Davis vs. Linton Vassell set for Bellator 200

Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Phil Davis will take on England’s Linton Vassell at Bellator 200 in London. Another major fight has been announced for Bellator MMA’s historic 200th event.
The …read more

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Middleweight Title Bout Slated For Bellator 200

Bellator 200 appears to be a likely stacked card from the Viacom owned promotion. On Monday morning, Bellator MMA announced the first two bouts for the upcoming event. Middleweight champion …read more

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Posted on February 26, 2018, 4:46 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

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