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Bellator 218 results and video: Sanchez edges out Karakhanyan

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 218, where Emmanuel Sanchez defeated Georgi Karakhanyan in the main event. …read more

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Emmanuel Sanchez Outlasts Georgi Karakhanyan in Bellator 218 Rematch

Aesthetically pleasing it was not, but Emmanuel Sanchez nevertheless laughed last. …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Bellator 218 results: Emmanuel Sanchez outlasts Georgi Karakhanyan to win rematch

The second fight between Emmanuel Sanchez and Georgi Karakhanyan played out differently, but the result was the same: Sanchez having his hand raised in the end.
“El Matador” swept the scorecards …read more

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Bellator 218 ‘Sanchez vs Karakhanyan 2’ Recap & Highlights!

Bellator 218 ‘Sanchez vs Karakhanyan 2′ aired Fri. night (Mar. 22, 2019) from WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs …read more

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Bellator 218 results: Emmanuel Sanchez moves to 2-0 against Georgi Karakhanyan

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Georgi Karakhanyan gave him some fits, but Emmanuel Sanchez rallied in the third to take a unanimous decision in their rematch.
Sanchez (18-4 MMA, 10-3 BMMA) beat Karakhanyan …read more

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Bellator 218 results: Valentin Moldavsky spoils Linton Vassell's move to heavyweight

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Linton Vassell’s move to heavyweight looked strong early, but eventually Valentin Moldavsky took over.
Moldavsky (8-1 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) outworked Vassell (19-8 MMA, 7-6 BMMA) for a unanimous …read more

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Bellator 218 results: Anatoly Tokov survives first-round barrage to tap Gerald Harris in second

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Gerald Harris was perhaps seconds away from his first Bellator win – and on another night, he might’ve gotten a stoppage.
Harris (25-8-1 MMA, 0-3-1 BMMA) put Anatoly …read more

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Julia Budd defends Bellator women's featherweight title vs. Olga Rubin on July 12

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Bellator will return to Oklahoma in July, and the women’s featherweight title will be on the line.
Champion Julia Budd (12-2 MMA, 6-0) BMMA) will defend her belt …read more

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Bellator 218 live stream, results, PBP

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 218 in Thackerville.
Join us tonight (Friday, March 22) on Bloody Elbow for live results …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Bellator 218 Results: Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2

MMA Fighting has Bellator 218 results for the Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2 fight card Friday night from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla.
In the main event, Emmanuel Sanchez will …read more

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In the world of pro combat sports, the times they are a-streamin'

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What a week for fight fans with a credit card and working WiFi. Seems like both those things are …read more

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Bellator 218 Live Stream & Results Tonight (March 22)

 The time has arrived for Bellator 218. The card will take place tonight (March 22) inside the WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, OK. The main card will …read more

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Bellator 218 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 218 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 6:45 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows …read more

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Bellator 218: Emmanuel Sanchez says champ Freire avoiding rematch by move to lightweight

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THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Bellator’s featherweight division is in a bit of a standstill right now, but Emmanuel Sanchez wants to make sure he’s right back in …read more

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Bellator 218 live stream and official results (6:45 p.m. ET)

Bellator 218 takes place today, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 6:45 p.m. ET (3:45 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at …read more

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Bellator 218: Johnny Eblen believes he has more tools than Chauncey Foxworth

While things in MMA can often go awry at any moment, for middleweight up and comer Johnny Eblen, so far things have been going to plan as he enters his …read more

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Bellator 218: Norbert Novenyi out to prove he's more than just a good pedigree

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THACKERVILLE, Okla. – It’s been an interesting few days for Norbert Novenyi.
He started the week part of the prelims at Bellator 218. But Friday, just three …read more

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Bellator 218: Johnny Eblen wants to be next big alum to come out of Missouri wrestling program

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THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Johnny Eblen has plenty of history to look back on if he wants some motivation early in his MMA career.
Eblen wrestled collegiately at …read more

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Bellator 218 ceremonial weigh-in video, photos: Ready to throw down in Oklahoma

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THACKERVILLE, Okla. – The weigh-ins for Bellator 218 are in the books in Oklahoma.
Ahead of Friday’s card, check out our exclusive photo gallery from today’s ceremonial …read more

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Bellator 218: Jon Jones protege Christian Edwards rips 'fat piece of (expletive)' opponent after massive weight miss

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Christian Edwards’ highly anticipated pro MMA debut is going to have to wait – through no fault of his own.
Edwards (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) was supposed to …read more

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Dana White praises Ben Askren, confirms next fight will be most likely be against Robbie Lawler

UFC President Dana White and former ONE and Bellator champ Ben Askren haven’t always had the best relationship. In fact, they’ve seem to outright loathe each other at various points …read more

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Bellator 218 staff predictions: Emmanuel Sanchez or Georgi Karakhanyan in the rematch?

Sanchez
vs.
Karakhanyan
Moldavsky
vs.
Vassell
Harris
vs.
Tokov
Lavine
vs.
Novenyi

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 49-18

Sanchez
(75%)

Vassell
(54%)

Tokov
(78%)

Novenyi
(88%)

Fernanda Prates
@nandaprates_
2019: 49-18

Sanchez

Moldavsky

Tokov

Novenyi

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 48-19

Sanchez

Vassell

Tokov

Novenyi

Trent Reinsmith
@TrentReinsmith
2019: 48-19

Sanchez

Moldavsky

Tokov

Novenyi

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2019: 46-21
2017 Champion

Karakhanyan

Vassell

Harris

Novenyi

Ben Fowlkes
@BenFowlkesMMA
2019: 46-21
2016 Champion

Sanchez

Moldavsky

Tokov

Novenyi

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2019: 45-22

Sanchez

Vassell

Tokov

Novenyi

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 44-23

Sanchez

Moldavsky

Tokov

Novenyi

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2019: 44-23
2014 Champion

Sanchez

Moldavsky

Tokov

Novenyi

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2019: 44-23

Sanchez

Moldavsky

Tokov

Novenyi

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: …read more

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DAZN to change price structure

Roughly seven months after its U.S. launch, DAZN, the streaming service that has become the home of some of boxing’s biggest stars, as well as both Bellator and Combate Americas, …read more

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Bellator 218 Weigh-in Results: One Heavy; One Bout Scratched

Bellator MMA is returning once again to their adopted state of Oklahoma, with the promotion adapting after a slew of last-minute changes to give the fans an intriguing headliner: a …read more

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LIVE! Watch Bellator 218 Weigh-In Event Right Here

The place is here, WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 218: “Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2” tomorrow night (Fri., …read more

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Bellator 218 weigh-in video

At the Bellator 218 weigh-ins, all 28 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights will step on the scales Thursday.
In the main event, Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Georgi Karakhanyan will have …read more

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Bellator 218 Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for the upcoming Bellator 218 event are in the books. Bellator officials held the weigh-ins for Bellator 218 on Thursday where everyone made weight and thus the fights …read more

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Bellator 218: Christian Edwards OK with Jon Jones comparisons – for now

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Standing in front of Christian Edwards, it’s pretty easy to understand the comparisons he’s getting early in his career to an all-time great.
Edwards hasn’t had a single …read more

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Bellator 218 weigh-in results (10 a.m. ET)

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official Bellator 218 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT).
The …read more

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Video: Watch today's Bellator 218 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 12:30 p.m. ET

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Bellator 218 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 …read more

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Bellator 218: Rejuvenated at heavyweight, Linton Vassell says there's no turning back

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – What a difference a few pounds makes – that’s what Linton Vassell seems to be thinking this week.
Vassell (19-7 MMA, 7-5 BMMA), who not long ago fought …read more

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Bellator 218: Georgi Karakhanyan says second time around with Sanchez will be different

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Armed with a new contract to be back in the Bellator fold, Georgi Karakhanyan believes it’s his time to make a run.
If it’s to happen, it’ll start …read more

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Georgi Karakhanyan looking to finish Emmanuel Sanchez in Bellator 218 main event

While the first half of his 2018 didn’t play out the way that featherweight Georgi Karakhanyan would have liked, he was able to close out the year on the winning …read more

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Bellator 218 breakdown: Who to favor in rematch of veterans with Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Georgi Karakhanyan?

Bellator 218 takes place Friday at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The main card airs on Paramount and streams on DAZN. Prelims stream on MMA Junkie.
In the …read more

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Canadians in Combat – March/April 2019

Top MMA News will be focusing exclusively on Canadian MMA and taking a step back from posting UFC, Bellator, PFL and other fight cards unless they take place in the …read more

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Emmanuel Sanchez is hungry for greatness heading into Bellator 218 main event

Looking back on his 2019, featherweight Emmanuel Sanchez feels like the year went well, but it didn’t live up to the high standards he has for himself.
In two bouts last …read more

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Bellator 218 Receives New Main Card Bout After Injury, Car Accident

Friday’s Bellator 218 main card has a new fight after a couple unfortunate occurrences forced the promotion to do some restructuring. …read more

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Injury, car accident lead to Bellator 218 main card shakeup

A pair of relatively unknown middleweights are getting a boost in exposure due to calamity striking Bellator 218.
Norbert Novenyi Jr. (3-0) and Will Lavine (1-1) have been promoted to Friday’s …read more

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Bellator 218 pre-event facts: Georgi Karakhanyan gets third Bellator stint

Bellator action resumes on Friday with Bellator 218, which takes place at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., and airs on Paramount and DAZN following prelims on MMA …read more

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Bellator 218: Lavine vs. Novenyi heads to main card after Jeremy Hardy car accident

A day after an injury forced a lineup change for the main card at Bellator 218, there has been another adjustment.
Heavyweight Jeremy Hardy (6-4 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) was involved in …read more

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Mike Shipman expecting fireworks against Hracho Darpinyan at Bellator 218

When it comes to his 2018, middleweight Mike Shipman wasn’t as active as he would have liked, but is nonetheless happy with how the year turned out overall.
Much like he …read more

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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Frank Mir, Simon Head

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off today at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with guest Frank Mir and Simon Head.
Former UFC heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Frank Mir will …read more

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Ben Askren: UFC will have ‘no other choice’ to give me Kamaru Usman after I beat Darren Till

Ben Askren already has a roadmap drawn out in his head for how 2019 is going to go.
Askren, the undefeated former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight king, traveled to the …read more

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Darren Till steals the spotlight during Ben Askren UFC appearance

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Former ONE Championship and Bellator titleholder Ben Askren has his sites set on a fight with UFC London headliner Darren Till, but has his party crashed by the …read more

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Anatoly Tokov vs. Gerald Harris, Vladimir Tokov vs. Ryan Walker Set for Bellator 218

A pair of brothers from Russia will compete together at Bellator 218. …read more

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Anatoly Tokov vs. Gerald Harris, Vladimir Tokov vs. Ryan Walker added to Bellator 218

After teasing fans with a new fight, Anatoly Tokov is ready to don his Bellator gloves once again.
The surging Russian middleweight returns to action against mixed martial arts veteran Gerald …read more

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Joe Schilling to Face Keith Berry in Main Card Bout at Bellator 219

Kickboxing standout Joe Schilling will return to the MMA realm when he faces Keith Berry at Bellator 219. …read more

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Danis’ Next Fight Set, Askren Goes On Roast Rampage

“DILLON! You didn’t even place at the high school state wrestling tournament – YOU SUCK! Boom, roasted.” Bellator 221: “Chandler vs. Pitbull” goes down at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., …read more

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Ben Askren can't stop roasting Dillon Danis on Twitter

If you pay attention to UFC welterweight Ben Askren on Twitter (and you should), then you probably know that he’s been beefing with Bellator prospect Dillon Danis for some time …read more

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Joe Schilling vs. Keith Berry, Janay Harding vs. Marina Mokhnatkina added to Bellator 219

The Bellator 219 lineup is growing with the addition of new main-card and preliminary-card bouts.
A middleweight fight between former GLORY kickboxing champ Joe Schilling (3-5 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) and veteran …read more

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John ‘Macapa’ vs. Kevin Croom Slated for Bellator 218 on March 22

John Teixeira da Conceicao will attempt to halt a three-bout skid when he squares off against Kevin Croom at Bellator 218. …read more

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DDanis gets next Bellator fight booking, Askren trolls him for it

In the wake of a fight booking for Dillon Danis, Ben Askren took to Twitter to throw some shade at Danis and teammate Conor McGregor. BJJ standout and Conor …read more

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Ben Askren roasts Dillon Danis in multi-part Twitter assault

This afternoon, it was announced that Conor McGregor training partner Dillon Danis will return to the Bellator cage at Bellator 221 to take on Max Humphrey. This news prompted UFC …read more

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The 23 greatest MMA rivalries of all time

Rivals don’t need to be enemies – but it certainly helps. Just before a long-awaited grudge match between Bellator stars Paul Daley and Michael Page gets settled at Bellator 216 …read more

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John Macapa vs. Kevin Croom added to Bellator 218

John Macapa has a date and opponent set for his next Bellator fight.
The Nova Uniao featherweight is slated to welcome Kevin Croom back to the promotion in the preliminary portion …read more

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Daily Debate results: Who is Bellator's next best candidate to be a dual champ?

Bellator got its first simultaneous two-division champion in January when Ryan Bader made history.
Bader won the promotion’s heavyweight grand prix tournament, which came with the overall heavyweight title as the …read more

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Dillon Danis returns to fight Max Humphrey at Bellator 221

After a drama-filled year, Dillon Danis is scheduled to get back to the business of fighting.
Officials announced Monday that the brash jiu-jitsu standout-turned-MMA fighter will compete in his second pro …read more

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Dillon Danis Set for Second MMA Bout at Bellator 221 on May 11

Polarizing SBG Ireland talent Dillon Danis has a date for his second mixed martial arts bout …read more

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BREAKING | Dillon Danis returns at Bellator 221

Dillon Danis, a decorated grappling specialist and long-time friend and training partner of UFC star Conor McGregor, is set to return at Bellator 221 on May 11 in Chicago, Illinois. …read more

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Dillon Danis to return at Bellator 221 vs. Max Humphreys

Bellator prospect Dillon Danis can’t wait to get back inside the cage, and now he knows when that’ll be.
During a Monday appearance on “Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show,” Danis announced that …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show: John Nash talks DAZN, Bellator, UFC, PFL finance

Episode 10 discussion: Bloody Elbow’s John Nash sits in to break down the business side of the top boxing and MMA promotions and deals. Welcome to the Mookie & Crookie …read more

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Bellator 218 Has A New Main Event!

Bellator 218: “Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2” takes place at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., on March 22, 2019, airing live on Paramount Network and DAZN with the …read more

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Bellator’s Matt Mitrione Dislikes ‘Champ Champ’ Era In MMA

Matt Mitrione isn’t a fan of champion vs. champion bouts. The distinction of “champ champ” seems to be the craze of mixed martial arts. From Conor McGregor to Daniel Cormier …read more

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Bellator 221 gets featherweight clash between Cris ‘Sunshine’ Lencioni and Adil Benjilany

Stacking up a card is nothing new in MMA. Promotions do it more often than not and it’s always to the fans’ satisfaction. While still in its infancy, Bellator 221 …read more

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Georgi Karakhanyan Replaces Ashleigh Grimshaw Against Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 218

On just over two weeks’ notice, Georgi Karakhanyan will replacing Ashleigh Grimshaw in the Bellator 218 main event against former opponent Emmanuel Sanchez. …read more

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Georgi Karakhanyan in for Grimshaw vs. Emmanuel Sanchez in Bellator 218 main event

Bellator 218 has a new headliner later this month in Oklahoma.
With Ashleigh Grimshaw (20-10-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) out of the featherweight main event against Emmanuel Sanchez (17-4 MMA, 9-3 BMMA), …read more

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Brian Moore drops to 135, faces Binh Son Le at Bellator Birmingham

Brian Moore makes his first appearance under the Bellator banner as a bantamweight in Birmingham on May 4 when he takes on promotional newcomer Binh Son Le.
Bellator confirmed the …read more

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Shawn Bunch vs. Dominic Mazzotta added to Bellator 219 in Temecula

A bantamweight bout between Shawn Bunch and Dominic Mazzotta is the latest addition to this month’s Bellator 219 lineup.
MMAjunkie today confirmed the preliminary-card matchup between Bunch (8-3 MMA, 5-2 BMMA) …read more

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David Rickels vs. A.J. Matthews set for Bellator 219 in California

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Bellator’s return to California later this month continues to build with the addition of a new welterweight fight for …read more

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Ben Askren explains why he sees ‘no controversy’ in Robbie Lawler win

Former ONE Championship and Bellator welterweight king Ben Askren now has his first UFC victory. He snagged that elusive accomplishment at UFC 235 last weekend, when he submitted former UFC …read more

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Video: Demi Lovato knocks Jay Glazer’s tooth out in sparring

Demi Lovato apparently has some pop in her punches too. Jay Glazer, who has been part of broadcast teams for both UFC and Bellator events, currently runs an MMA gym …read more

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Henderson-Piccolotti, Davis-McGeary added to Bellator 220

Benson Henderson and Adam Piccolotti will look to get one step closer to a lightweight title shot at Bellator 220 in April. Bellator 220 continues to shape up with the …read more

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VIDEO | Hear what Robbie Lawler said to Herb Dean after controversial Ben Askren stoppage

At UFC 235, former UFC welterweight champ Robbie Lawler was tasked with welcoming former ONE and Bellator champ Ben Askren to the Octagon.

In the opening seconds of the first …read more

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Henderson vs. Piccolotti, Davis vs. McGeary 2 set for Bellator 220 in San Jose

Benson Henderson seemingly hit his stride last year and will look to keep the momentum going at Bellator 220.
Henderson, the fomer UFC lightweight champion, hopes to earn his third straight …read more

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Bellator 220 Gets Henderson vs. Piccolotti & Davis vs. McGeary 2

Bellator 220 has two big fights lined up. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani has reported that Benson Henderson will return to action to take on Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 220 on April …read more

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Dana White doesn’t get Ben Askren: ‘That dude is nuts!’

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There has long been friction between former ONE Champion and Bellator titleholder Ben Askren and UFC president Dana White, so much so that Askren used to …read more

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Benson Henderson vs. Adam Piccolotti, Phil Davis vs. Liam McGeary 2 booked for Bellator 220

Benson Henderson is looking to continue his best run since joining Bellator.
MMA Fighting confirmed with officials that Henderson will fight Adam Piccolotti (11-2) in a lightweight bout at Bellator 220 …read more

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Benson Henderson vs. Adam Piccolotti, Phil Davis vs. Liam McGeary Set for Bellator 220

The lineup for Bellator 220 continues to grow, as Benson Henderson will square off with Adam Piccolotti at lightweight, while Phil Davis will face Liam McGeary in a light heavyweight …read more

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Sources: Henderson-Piccolotti set for Bellator 220

Benson Henderson will look to extend his winning streak against Adam Piccolotti on April 27 at Bellator 220, sources told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani. …read more

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Linton Vassell Moves to Heavyweight, Meets Valentin Moldavsky at Bellator 218

Former light heavyweight title challenger Linton Vassell is moving up a division to face Valentin Moldavsky at Bellator 218. …read more

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Invicta FC Nabs Color Commentator Jimmy Smith For ‘Phoenix Rising’ Series

Jimmy Smith is back on the horse as a color commentator for a mixed martial arts promotion. For many years, Smith had been known as the voice of Bellator. When …read more

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Bellator 217 Ratings Are In ...

Bellator 217: “Gallagher vs. Graham” aired on Paramount Network on Feb. 23, 2019, featuring a main event between James Gallagher and Steven Graham, with “Strabanimal” returning to his winning ways …read more

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Linton Vassell vs. Valentin Moldavsky set for Bellator 218 co-main event

Linton Vassell is moving on up for his next fight.
A two-time light heavyweight title challenger, Vassell will fight Valentin Moldavsky in a co-main event heavyweight bout at Bellator 218 on …read more

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Bellator 219 Has A New Main Event!

Bellator 219 was scheduled to be an epic Welterweight clash between former champion Andrey Koreshkov (21-3) and former No. 1 contender Lorenz Larkin (20-7, 1 NC). You know the saying, …read more

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Mike Jasper Replaces Lorenz Larkin, Meets Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 219

Andrey Koreshkov won’t be headlining Bellator 219 anymore, but he will get to remain on the card. …read more

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Linton Vassell returns against Valentin Moldavsky in Bellator 218 co-headliner on March 22

Former two time Bellator title challenger Linton Vassell will move up to the heavyweight division in his return to action from a nearly 10-month layoff.
Vassell (18-7 MMA, 7-5 BMMA), who …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov draws newcomer Mike Jasper at Bellator 219

After initially being slated for a headlining contest, Andrey Koreshkov will instead get a new opponent and a main-card slot at Bellator 219.
MMAjunkie today learned from a Bellator official that …read more

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Ben Askren: ‘Arena would’ve booed me out of the place’ if I fought like Usman at UFC 235

Ben Askren was not impressed by Kamaru Usman’s performance at UFC 235.
Askren, the former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder who made his successful Octagon debut against Robbie Lawler on Saturday’s …read more

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Ben Askren gives harsh assessment of Kamaru Usman’s UFC 235 title win

On Saturday night, in the middle bout of the UFC 235 main card, former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren made a successful UFC debut, weathering an early …read more

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UFC 235 | John McCarthy gives his take on Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler controversy

On Saturday night, on the main card of UFC 235, former ONE Championship and Bellator titleholder Ben Askren finally made his UFC debut, taking on the extremely dangerous Robbie Lawler.

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Ben Askren defends controversial UFC 235 finish: ‘I saw the arm go limp’

As far as Ben Askren is concerned, he took care of business at UFC 235.
The former Bellator and ONE welterweight champion made his long-awaited Octagon debut Saturday in Las Vegas, …read more

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Pros react to tonight’s Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler fight at UFC 235

A welterweight bout between former MMA champions Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler took place on the main card of tonight’s UFC 235 event from Las Vegas.

The former Bellator and ONE …read more

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UFC 235 results: Ben Askren stops Robbie Lawler in wild, controversial fight

Ben Askren’s long-awaited UFC debut delivered in just about every way possible on Saturday night.
The undefeated former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion squared off with former UFC welterweight champion Robbie …read more

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Robbie Lawler: Ben Askren hasn’t trash talked me because ‘it would fall on deaf ears’

Ben Askren took aim at just about every ranked welterweight on the roster when he was brought into the UFC. The former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder went after them …read more

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Saad Awad-Brandon Girtz, Daniel Straus-Shane Kruchten set as new Bellator 219 headliners

Bellator announced a new main event bout for the company’s return to California with the cancellation of Lorenz Larkin vs. Andrey Koreshkov.
Saad Awad will now face Brandon Girtz in the …read more

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Dana White responds to Eddie Alvarez’s ‘sick joke’ interim title comments

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez made headlines earlier this week when, at a ONE Championship open workout, he ripped into the UFC’s habit of crowning interim champion …read more

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Larkin injured, out of Bellator 219 main event vs. Koreshkov

Bellator 219 needs a new main event with Lorenz Larkin falling off the card due to an injury. Andrey Koreshkov needs a new opponent for Bellator 219.
Lorenz Larkin is out …read more

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Ex-champ Daniel Straus returns at Bellator 219; Saad Awad vs. Brandon Girtz set as headliner

A little more than one year after a motorcycle that left doctors questioning whether he’d be able to walk again, let alone fight, ex-champ Daniel Straus has a date for …read more

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Mirko Cro Cop announces his retirement from fighting after suffering stroke

Mirko Cro Cop is calling it a career after suffering a stroke following his most recent victory at Bellator 216 over Roy Nelson.
The legendary kickboxer turned mixed martial artist revealed …read more

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Former UFC & PRIDE Vet Mirko Cro Cop Retires After Suffering A Stroke

Mirko Cro Cop says he has decided to retire after suffering a stroke. Cro Cop was recently seen in action against Roy Nelson at Bellator 216. Cro Cop defeated Nelson …read more

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