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Bellator trims roster, parts ways with 13 fighters

Thirteen fighters are no longer under contract with Bellator.
The list includes names like Fernando Gonzales, Kendall Grove, Francis Carmont, Georgi Karakhanyan and Kevin Casey, a Bellator official confirmed to MMA …read more

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Mitrione accuses Nelson for ‘cheating’ at Bellator 194

Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione launched a tirade against Roy Nelson for ‘cheating’ in their bout at Bellator 194 last Friday. Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson were on fairly good terms …read more

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Bellator releases 13 fighters including former title challenger

Bellator trimmed their roster considerably over the weekend, and a couple of the releases were surprising. With all the recent signings that have come over from the UFC, it seems …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Matt Mitrione calls bull(expletive) on alleged Roy Nelson third-round tactic at Bellator 194

The boo birds were out in fairly full force inside Mohegan Sun Arena this past Friday when Matt Mitrione was announced as the winner against Roy Nelson.
Mitrione (13-5 MMA, 4-0 …read more

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Matt Mitrione blasts ‘dirtbag’ Roy Nelson for ‘cheating’ in the third round at Bellator 194

Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson have been fairly friendly ever since being castmates on The Ultimate Fighter 10 nine years ago. Even after they fought and Nelson knocked out Mitrione …read more

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Tywan Claxton comes to grips with disappointment over Bellator 194 TKO win

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Tywan Claxton really shouldn’t have a lot of reasons to complain.
This past Friday, he opened up the main card of Bellator 194 on the new Paramount network …read more

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Bellator 194 Medical Suspensions: Liam McGeary Sidelined Indefinitely Due to Left Knee Injury

Vadim Nemkov did a number on Liam McGeary’s leg at Bellator 194. …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Bellator 194 Medical Suspensions: Three Fighters Out Indefinitely

With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle at Bellator 194, it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical …read more

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Bellator 194 medical suspensions: Ex-champ Liam McGeary's left knee needs clearance

Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary needs doctor’s clearance on his left knee after getting hobbled by Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 194.
Even if a doctor clears McGeary (12-3 MMA, …read more

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Bellator 194 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms.
Fighters …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Heather Hardy responds to backlash after her “boring” win over Ana Julaton

On Friday night, on the main card of Bellator 194, Heather Hardy returned to the Bellator cage to battle fellow boxing transplant Ana Julaton in a mixed martial arts bout. …read more

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James Gallagher accepted Bellator 196 main event before injured knee was medically cleared

When James Gallagher got a call about fighting Hungarian star Adam Borics in Budapest in the main event of Bellator 196, he agreed to the fight before he even knew …read more

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Bellator 194 post-event facts: Patricky 'Pitbull' ties Bellator's all-time KO record

Bellator put on its third event of the year on Friday when Bellator 194 took place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card aired on Paramount following …read more

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What you’re seeing on your TV is a sport in the midst of a midlife crisis

So there I was yawning my way through the middle of Bellator 194, and praying to the MMA gods to deliver a finish to the Heather Hardy vs. Ana Julaton …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Bellator 194 highlights: Matt Mitrione advances as Vadim Nemkov tenderizes Liam McGeary's leg

We have a new semifinalist in the heavyweight grand prix, but Bellator 194’s buzziest finish likely came from main-card fighter Vadim Nemkov.
At Friday’s event, which aired on Paramount from Mohegan …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of Bellator 194, where the Eminem Curse reared its ugly head

While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a Bellator win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is …read more

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Matt Mitrione won't mess with weight ahead of next Bellator tourney fight

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Matt Mitrione heard the boos when he got on the microphone with Chael Sonnen after Bellator 194.
How could he not? The majority of the fans at Mohegan …read more

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President Scott Coker has high praise for youthful Matt Mitrione after Bellator 194

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Bellator 194 main event was not without controversy, to be certain – at least from the fans in attendance in Connecticut.
Matt Mitrione (13-5 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) …read more

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Mitrione outlasts Nelson in Bellator slugfest

Matt Mitrione advanced in the World Heavyweight Grand Prix after beating Roy Nelson on Friday night at Bellator 194. Also, Patricky “Pitbull” Freire made it three in a row with …read more

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Bellator 194 Highlights: Roy Nelson Not Happy Losing Decision to Matt Mitrione

Matt Mitrione avenged his loss to Roy Nelson from several years prior, taking a majority-decision nod from the judges at Bellator 194 on Friday. …read more

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Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson 2 full fight video highlights

Watch Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson full fight video highlights from Bellator 194’s main event above, courtesy of Paramount.
Belabor 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 took place Feb. 16 at the …read more

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Matt Mitrione Narrowly Defeats Roy Nelson (Bellator 194 Results)

The Bellator MMA cage was at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday for Bellator 194: Mitirone vs. Nelson 2. …read more

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Majority Decision Sends Matt Mitrione Past Roy Nelson, Into Bellator Heavyweight GP Semis

Matt Mitrione holds off Roy Nelson to win majority decision in Bellator 194 headliner on Friday in Uncasville, Connecticut. …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2018, 5:46 am By
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Matt Mitrione defeats Roy Nelson by majority decision

Matt Mitrione defeated Roy Nelson at Bellator 194 on Friday night to advance in the World Heavyweight Grand Prix. …read more

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Bellator 194 results: Mitrione squeaks by Nelson, Pitbull TKOs Campos

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 194, where Matt Mitrione won a majority decision over Roy Nelson in the heavyweight GP main event. The Mohegan Sun Arena was …read more

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Bellator 194 ‘Mitrione Vs Nelson 2’ Recap And Highlights!

Bellator 194 ‘Mitrione vs Nelson 2′ aired Friday night (Feb. 16, 2018) from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interview …read more

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Twitter wasn't happy about Heather Hardy and Ana Julaton's lackluster Bellator 194 fight

Both Heather Hardy and Ana Julaton talked a good game entering the first part of their crossover double feature at Bellator 194. Unfortunately, they failed to deliver the goods.
And everyone …read more

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Bellator 194 live blog: Nelson vs. Mitrione 2

This is the Bellator 194 live blog for Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione, a quarterfinal bout in Bellator’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix at Friday night’s Bellator event at the Mohegan …read more

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Bellator 194 results: Patricky Freire shuts down Derek Campos again, calls for title shot

Patricky Freire’s second go-around with Derek Campos ended with the same concussive result – just a little earlier.
Freire (19-8 MMA, 12-7 BMMA) dropped Campos (19-7 MMA, 8-5 BMMA) with a …read more

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Bellator 194 results: Heather Hardy outworks Ana Julaton in snoozer

It wasn’t pretty, but Heather Hardy got her doubleheader against Ana Julaton off to a good start.
Extended clinch sessions didn’t help Julaton (2-4 MMA, 0-2 BMMA) on the scorecards, and …read more

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Bellator 194 results: Vadim Nemkov destroys Liam McGeary's leg for TKO win over ex-champ

Ex-Bellator light heavyweight champ Liam McGeary’s slide continues.
Vadim Nemkov (9-2 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) chopped at McGeary’s (12-3 MMA, 9-3 BMMA) lead leg until it could no longer support weight, forcing …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2018, 3:46 am By
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Video: Mike Kimbel slams his way to victory in pro debut at Bellator 194

Slamming your way out of a submission can be a risky proposition, but it worked out beautifully for Mike Kimbel on Friday at Bellator 194.
Making his professional debut, the 20-year-old …read more

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Bellator 194 results: No flying knee highlight, but Tywan Claxton picks up win No. 2

Tywan Claxton showed he does more than just flying (expletive) in the cage.
Claxton (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA), who went airborne and went viral for his debut knockout, showcased a broader …read more

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Bellator 194's Regivaldo Carvalho starches opponent in 17 seconds

After Bellator 194, it’s easy to see why bantamweight Regivaldo Carvalho’s nickname is “Handstone.”
Carvalho (4-2 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) needed just 17 seconds to stop Tom English (6-8 MMA, 0-3 BMMA) …read more

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Bellator 194 Live Results & Discussion Tonight (Feb. 16)

Bellator 194 is finally here. The event takes place inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut tonight (Feb. 16). Main card action begins at 9 p.m. ET live on …read more

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Bellator 194 betting odds: Mitrione favored over Big Country

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s Bellator 194 event, as Matt Mitrione is favored to beat Roy Nelson in their main event rematch. The betting odds for tonight’s Bellator …read more

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Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson live stream, results, PBP

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 194 from Uncasville, CT.

Join us tonight on Bloody Elbow for live results, streaming video …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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Bellator 194: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione (Countdown, Episode 2)

Take an in-depth look at Bellator 194, which features the second quarterfinal match-up of the Heavyweight Grand Prix: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione. (Episode 2) …read more

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Matt Mitrione Calls Stipe Miocic the Best Heavyweight in the World Regardless if He Wins Bellator Grand Prix

Tonight, former UFC fighter will step into the Bellator cage and fight a former UFC opponent in Roy Nelson. It’s the second bout in an exciting year-long world grand prix …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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'Pitbull' admits it was hard to get ‘excited’ for Campos rematch at Bellator 194

What does Bellator 152, Bellator 167 and Bellator 181 all have in common? Patricky Freire and Derek Campos were set to rematch on every single one of those cards, but …read more

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Bellator 194: Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson 2 - A Complete Breakdown

Everything you need to know about Mitrione vs. Nelson for Bellator 195 in Connecticut. Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson this February 16, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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What in the World was a Nearly Naked Ryan Bader Doing at a College Basketball Game?

What in the world was Bellator champion Ryan Bader doing nearly naked alongside a pair of Pikachus at an Arizona State basketball game? …read more

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Bellator 194 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 194 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 7 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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‘Countdown’ To Bellator 194 (Ep. 2)

Bellator MMA is all set to uncork the Bellator 194: “Nelson vs. Mitrione 2” mixed martial arts (MMA) event later tonight (Fri., Feb. 16, 2018) inside Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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Bellator 194: Nelson vs. Mitrione 2 main card preview 

Here’s the deal for Friday night’s Bellator 194 main card, as heavy handed lightweights Patricky Freire and Derek Campos due battle once again in the co-main event. Bellator 194 is …read more

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Liam McGeary out to prove a point after ‘kick in the nuts’ that was 2017

Last year was a lesson in frustration for Liam McGeary. Or as the former Bellator light heavyweight champion puts it, 2017 was a bit of a “kick in the nuts.”
Once …read more

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Heather Hardy wants to ‘beat the sh*t’ out of Ana Julaton at Bellator 194

Don’t get Heather Hardy started on Ana Julaton.
Actually, on second thought, let’s get her started, because the Brooklyn native is not happy about the way Julaton talked her way …read more

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Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson Staff Predictions

The weekend is here, and so is another fight night! We’ve got two of MMANews’ finest here to bring you their expert analysis and predictions for the fights scheduled for …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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'King Mo' to corner potential future tourney opponent Roy Nelson tonight at Bellator 194

Roy Nelson and Muhammed Lawal are friends who are just one win each away from having to face a high-stakes fight against each other.
Still, the possibility of squaring off in …read more

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Bellator 194 countdown, Episode 2: ‘Should give him buffet of my right hand’

In the second episode of Bellator 194 countdown, Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson do a media tour, including The MMA Hour, participate in a photo shoot, train, and more. …read more

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Matt Mitrone on Differences Between UFC, Bellator and Life Away From the Cage

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Matt Mitrione kicks off the Bellator MMA Grand Prix quarter finals Friday against Roy Nelson. …read more

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Heather Hardy Believes She Made Weight; Commission Disagrees

Following the Bellator 194 weigh-ins on Thursday, Heather Hardy was of the belief she made weight. Unfortunately, the overseeing athletic commission disagreed. Somehow, this miscommunication wasn’t discovered until hours after …read more

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If Patricky Freire can't get another Bellator title shot, he'll just keep winning

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Patricky Freire no doubt would love another lightweight title shot if he beats Derek Campos tonight at Bellator 194.
But absent that – a decision that isn’t likely …read more

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Video: Before Bellator 194, watch Patricky Freire's 2016 bout with Ryan Couture

Check out the victory that kicked off Bellator vet Patricky Freire’s current 4-1 run.
“Pitbull,” a perennial contender who will soon tie the record for most career Bellator fights, met Ryan …read more

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Bellator 194 play-by-play, official results and live stream (6:30 p.m. ET)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s Bellator 194 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play, official results and a live video stream …read more

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Video: Nearly naked Bader, two giant Pikachu cause ruckus at basketball game

Ryan Bader wearing nothing but his Bellator championship belt. Two giant, inflatable Pikachu.
So yeah, just a regular night in Tempe, Ariz.
Bader, the Bellator light heavyweight champion, was a part …read more

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Bellator 194 Results: Nelson vs. Mitrione

MMA Fighting has Bellator 194 results for the Nelson vs. Mitrione fight card Friday night from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT.
In the main event, Matt Mitrione will square …read more

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Bellator 194 predictions, preview for 'Mitrione vs Nelson 2' on Paramount Network

Bellator 194 ‘Mitrione vs Nelson 2′ takes place Feb. 16, 2018 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. MMA Mania brings you a preview and predictions for all of the …read more

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Bellator 194 weigh-in highlights video, photos: Heather Hardy, Ana Julaton turn up the heat

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator’s heavyweight tournament continues Friday night in Connecticut with a main event featuring 520 pounds of tough MMA veterans.
Tonight, the Bellator 194 fighters got face to face …read more

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Roy Nelson Pushes the Limit at Bellator 194 Weigh-in; Heather Hardy Misses Weight

Watch the Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 official weigh-in, as Roy Nelson pushed the heavyweight limit and Heather Hardy missed weight. …read more

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Tywan Claxton seeks more 'alpha male moments' ahead of Bellator 194

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Tywan Claxton is anxious to be known for more than just the flying knee knockout he scored in his pro debut. But at the same time, he …read more

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Joe Rogan Aiming to Convince Dana White to Sign Ben Askren

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is on a mission to get Bellator and ONE championship welterweight Ben Askren into the UFC While Askren is technically retired, it seems likely that …read more

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Bellator 194: The skills and thrills for the rest of the main card

The second leg of Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix takes place Friday with Bellator 194’s main event, which features former UFC fighters Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson.
Although the headliner will draw …read more

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Nelson compares Bellator World Heavyweight Grand Prix to March Madness tournament

No stranger to tournaments, Roy Nelson was all for taking part in another one when Bellator officials came calling.
“Big Country” is one of eight fighters participating in the Bellator Heavyweight …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 194 Weigh In Results, Streaming Video

The place is here, Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and the time is now. The weigh ins for the Bellator 194: “Mitrione vs. Nelson 2” event tomorrow night (Fri., …read more

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Bellator 194 weigh-in video

At the Bellator 194 weigh-ins, all 24 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Matt Mitrione and Roy Nelson made the heavyweight limit …read more

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Watch the Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 Weigh-in Live at 5 PM ET

Watch the Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 official weigh-in streaming live at 5 p.m. ET from Uncasville, Connecticut. …read more

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Confusion abound regarding Heather Hardy’s weight at Bellator 194 weigh-ins

Mohegan Sun says Heather Hardy missed weight at Bellator 194 weigh-ins. Hardy, though, doesn’t believe she did.
Officially, Hardy weighed in at 126.25 pounds Thursday morning at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. …read more

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Mike Mazzulli explains Heather Hardy's weigh-in situation at Bellator 194

Ross Richardson

Ronie Arana Leon

Geoffrey Then

Mike Kimbel

Tom English

Regivaldo Carvalho

Jarod Trice

Walter Howard

Marcus Surin

Dean Hancock

Kastriot Xhema

Peter Nascimento

Tyler Hamilton

Pat Casey

Jose Perez

Tywan Claxton

Ana Julaton

Heather Hardy

Vadim Nemkov

Liam McGeary

Patricky Freire

Derek Campos

Matt Mitrione

Roy Nelson

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Heather Hardy …read more

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Bellator 194 Weigh-in Results: Mitrione, Nelson Cleared; Hardy Suffers Overweight Snafu

Bellator 194’s headliner is good to go, but par for the promotion, the weigh-ins were not without a level of drama. …read more

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Bellator 194 staff picks: Who has the edge in Matt Mitrione-Roy Nelson rematch?

Mitrione
vs.
Nelson
Campos
vs.
Freire
McGeary
vs.
Nemkov
Hardy
vs.
Julaton
Claxton
vs.
Perez
MMAjunkie readers’consensus picks2018: 15-12

Mitrione
(63%)

Freire
(74%)

McGeary
(82%)

Hardy
(83%)

Claxton
(75%)
Matt Erickson@MMAjunkieMatt2018: 17-10

Mitrione

Campos

McGeary

Hardy

Claxton
Simon Samano@SJSamano2018: 17-10

Mitrione

Freire

McGeary

Hardy

Claxton
Dan Tom@DanTomMMA2018: 17-10

Nelson

Freire

Nemkov

Julaton

Claxton
Mike Bohn@MikeBohnMMA2018: 16-112014 Champion

Mitrione

Freire

McGeary

Hardy

Claxton
Steven Marrocco@MMAjunkieSteven2018: 15-12

Mitrione

Campos

McGeary

Hardy

Claxton
Dann Stupp@DannStupp2018: 15-122015 Champion

Mitrione

Freire

McGeary

Hardy

Claxton
Trent Reinsmith@TrentReinsmith2018: 15-12

Mitrione

Campos

McGeary

Julaton

Claxton
John Morgan@MMAjunkieJohn2018: 14-13

Mitrione

Campos

McGeary

Hardy

Claxton
George Garcia@MMAjunkieGeorge2018: 15-12

Nelson

Campos

McGeary

Julaton

Claxton
Ben Fowlkes@BenFowlkesMMA2018: 14-132016 Champion

Mitrione

Freire

McGeary

Hardy

Claxton
Ken Hathaway@kenshathaway2018: 14-13

Nelson

Campos

McGeary

Julaton

Claxton
Fernanda Prates@nandaprates_2018: …read more

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Who ya got?! Fighters predict Matt Mitrione vs. Roy Nelson at Bellator 194

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator is back in the woods of Southeast Connecticut once again for the continuation of its 2018 heavyweight grand prix tournament.
In the Bellator 194 main event, Matt …read more

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Will Brooks announces UFC release, PFL signing

A few months before the start of the promotion’s first season, PFL has a major addition to its lightweight division. A former Bellator champion — turned UFC fighter — is …read more

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Bellator 194 official weigh-in results (11 a.m. ET)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official Bellator 194 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 11 a.m. ET (8 a.m. PT).
The early …read more

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Video: Watch today's Bellator 194 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 5 p.m. ET

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator 194 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 5 p.m. ET (2 …read more

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Will Brooks announces he was cut by the UFC, is entering PFL’s $1 million tournament

A former Bellator lightweight champion has been cut by the UFC — but has a chance to make big money fighting elsewhere.
Will Brooks announced Wednesday on social media that he …read more

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Heather Hardy, Ana Julaton head down boxing-MMA crossover road at Bellator 194

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Under the watch of promotion President Scott Coker, Bellator has not shied away from doing things a little differently in the mixed martial arts space when it’s …read more

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Derek Campos Plans to ‘Break’ Patricky Pitbull in Bellator 194 Rematch

Derek Campos faces Pitbull Freire in a rematch of their 2014 bout at Bellator 194 on Friday in Uncasville, Conn. …read more

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He's missing Valentine's Day, but Matt Mitrione going straight from Bellator 194 to daddy-daughter dance

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Make no mistake: Matt Mitrione likes getting in the cage to compete. And he likes winning. And he likes the thought of becoming the next Bellator heavyweight …read more

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Tywan Claxton: Aaron Pico, James Gallagher will be ‘begging to fight me’ after Bellator 194

With names like Aaron Pico, James Gallagher, and A.J. McKee leading the charge, Bellator’s featherweight division is heating up fast.
And while those three have all received a substantial push from …read more

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Blast from the past: Why Bellator 194's Roy Nelson digs MMA tourneys

Roy Nelson sounds a lot like a voice from Bellator’s past when he talks the appeal of the Bellator heavyweight grand prix.
“It’s knowing if I win three fights, I’ll be …read more

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Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione discusses “constant missteps” made by UFC

This weekend, in the main event of Bellator 194, former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione will return to the Bellator cage, where he will attempt to avenge a 2012 loss to …read more

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Bellator 194 pre-event facts: Patricky 'Pitbull' ties Bellator record for most fights

Bellator puts on another notable fight card on Friday with Bellator 194, which takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and airs on Paramount following prelims on MMAjunkie.
The …read more

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Tywan Claxton: ‘Something Will Present Itself’ Against Jose Antonio Perez at Bellator 194

Tywan Claxton will look to build off his momentum of last year when he takes on Jose Antonio Perez in a Bellator 194 main card 145-pound bout on Friday. …read more

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Heather Hardy Reflects on First Loss Ahead of Bellator 194

At Bellator 185 back in October, the undefeated boxing champion and undefeated MMA rookie, Heather ‘the Heat’ Hardy suffered her first career loss in either sport. After a successful debut …read more

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Heather Hardy Looking to ‘Beat Ana Julaton Up Like She Owes Me Money’

Heather Hardy will look to rebound in her first fight of 2018 when she faces Ana Julaton in a Bellator 194 main card 125-pound bout on Friday. …read more

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Matt Mitrione: “I feel like I’m the most dangerous heavyweight in Bellator”

This Friday, Bellator will be finding out who the second fighter to advance to the next round of their heavyweight Grand Prix will be. It will either be Matt Mitrione …read more

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Bellator 194 main-event breakdown: Can Roy Nelson upset tourney favorite Matt Mitrione?

MMAjunkie Radio cohost and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of all of Bellator’s top bouts, and today, we look at Bellator 194’s main event.
Bellator 194 takes place …read more

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Blaydes on last fight of contract, will consider Bellator without ‘a decent offer’ from UFC

Curtis Blaydes is in MMA for the money, and he’s not afraid to make that known. Curtis Blaydes picked up the biggest win of his MMA career over the …read more

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Mr. Flying Knee? Bellator 194's Tywan Claxton trying to live down viral fame

Tywan Claxton wanted to make a statement in his professional MMA debut.
Mission accomplished. Now what?
“I’ve got a couple more tricks that I’m willing to throw,” Claxton (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) …read more

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Walkouts and logos: Roy Nelson's philosophy on self-marketing in MMA

Big walkouts are Bellator’s thing. And for fighters like Roy Nelson, that translates to big sponsorship opportunities.
“They’re trying to bring the PRIDE show back, where we’re in the entertainment business,” …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 fight card

Check out the fight card and bout order for Bellator 194, which is Friday, February 16th in Uncasville, Connecticut. The Bellator heavyweight Grand Prix quarterfinals continue on Friday, February 16th, …read more

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Ben Askren Anticipates A Clash with Georges St-Pierre in Late 2019

As it stands right now, labeling the career of undefeated Bellator and ONE welterweight champion, Ben Askren a “mystery” wouldn’t feel very outrageous. How so? Everyone who has ever …read more

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Matt Mitrione: 'Zero revenge factor' headed into Bellator grand-prix rematch with Roy Nelson

Current Bellator heavyweight and former UFC fighter Matt Mitrione had six fights to his name when he fought Roy Nelson six years ago in the UFC octagon.
A short-notice replacement for …read more

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Bellator 194: Final Card For Friday, First ‘Countdown’ Video

Bellator 194 is set to take place on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The preliminary card will air online at 7:00 pm EST …read more

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Bellator 194: Sink-or-Swim Time for Former Champion Liam McGeary

After winning his first 11 pro fights, Liam McGeary could be facing a make-or-break bout this Friday night at Bellator 194. The former light heavyweight champion takes on Vadim Nemkov …read more

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Heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes prepared to “listen to Bellator” as current UFC contract nears end

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 221, Chicago’s Curtis Blaydes established himself as one of the heavyweight division’s top contenders with a decision win over legendary knockout artist …read more

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On last fight of contract, Curtis Blaydes wants 'decent offer,' will entertain Bellator

February 10, 2018; Perth, Australia; Curtis Blaydes brings down Mark Hunt during UFC 221 at Perth Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stewart Allen-USA TODAY Sports

February 10, 2018; Perth, Australia; Curtis Blaydes pins …read more

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Former Bellator Champ Liam McGeary Returns with Revamped Toolset

Former Bellator champ Liam McGeary has been sidelined for nearly a year, so he has a few surprises in store for Bellator 194 on Friday. …read more

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Watch Patricky Pitbull Knock Out Ryan Couture (Bellator 194 Free Fight)

Take a look back to Bellator 148, where Patricky Pitbull knocked out Ryan Couture. …read more

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