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Bellator postpones cards in May because of virus

Bellator said on Monday that it has postponed its slate of fights scheduled in May as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. …read more

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Bellator postpones three events including card headlined by Ryan Bader

Bellator announced on Monday that it is postponing three of its upcoming events including a card that was set to be headlined by double champ Ryan Bader. Most sports leagues …read more

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Bellator postpones next three shows due to coronavirus concerns

The turnaround point is not yet in sight in the ongoing battle against coronavirus. And as such, Bellator continues to demonstrate their commitment to ensuring the health and safety of …read more

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Bellator cancels all May cards, sources say

Bellator has decided to clear its slate of fights scheduled for May as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2020, 1:46 am By
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Bellator postpones next three events due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Bellator is pumping the brakes on its early summer schedule as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
The promotion is postponing its next three events, scheduled for May 9, May …read more

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Scott Coker Opens Up About Making The Decision to Postpone Bellator 241

Bellator MMA President, Scott Coker had a week that went from good to bad with the postponement of Bellator 241 on Friday the 13th. While that date has its own …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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The A-Side Live Chat with Ilima-Lei Macfarlane | 1p.m. ET / 10a.m. PT

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This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
For this episode, Bellator champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane joins José Youngs and Alexander K. Lee …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2020, 10:16 am By
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Bellator 225 full event replay: 14 fights, 14 finishes, including Sergei Kharitonov vs. Matt Mitrione, plus an 11-second submission

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On Saturday, Bellator ran a free live stream of its entire Bellator 225 show, which took place at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., on Aug. 24, 2019, …read more

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Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald full fight video

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At Bellator 206, Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi defended his title against Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald in the main event.
Mousasi defeated MacDonald via second-round …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen on moving forward with SUG 12: 'The last thing I would ever want to do is be irresponsible'

As a commentator and analyst for both UFC and Bellator, Chael Sonnen is incredibly aware of the impact the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to have on the sporting world.
But when …read more

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Bellator free fight: Vadim Nemkov dismantles a former champion at Bellator 194

Surging Bellator light heavyweight contender Vadim Nemkov stands one win away from capturing the promotion’s 205-pound title as he prepares to take on two-division champion Ryan Bader at Bellator 242 …read more

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Bellator free fight: Gegard Mousasi batters Rory MacDonald in champ-vs.-champ showdown

Former Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi has plans to reunite with the title when he takes on Douglas Lima on May 9 at Bellator 242.
Welterweight champion Lima will step up …read more

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After negative coronavirus test, Bellator champ Patricio Freire back to training – with some adjustments

Like many fighters, Patricio Freire had to make some adjustments to his training with new coronavirus safety laws and recommendations in place.
Freire (30-4 MMA, 18-4 BMMA) was scheduled to headline …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2020, 1:46 pm By
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A.J. McKee doesn't see Patricio Freire advancing to Bellator featherweight grand prix final

A.J. McKee doesn’t think Bellator dual champion Patricio Freire will see his way to the final of the promotion’s current featherweight grand prix.
The unbeaten featherweight contender sees upsets going down …read more

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Posted on March 25, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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The A-Side Live Chat w/ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
For this episode, Bellator flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane joins José Youngs and Petesy Carroll as they break …read more

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Payback: Patricio Pitbull Vs. Daniel Straus Revisited - Chapter 4

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Daniel Straus seemed to be on top of the world following Bellator 145. In his third match with Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, Straus used his …read more

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Patricio Freire praises Bellator postponement: Others 'treat fighters like they're numbers'

Patricio Freire didn’t fight March 14 at Bellator 241 as planned, but he’s OK with that.
Freire (30-4 MMA, 18-4 UFC), the current Bellator featherweight and lightweight champion, was scheduled to …read more

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Douglas Lima Confident For Bellator 242 (Interview)

Douglas Lima and Gegard Mousasi have more in common than their match scheduled for May at Bellator 242. Both men are admittedly not fans of trash talking to get motivated …read more

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Gegard Mousasi Says Bet on Him For Bellator 242 (Interview)

Gegard Mousasi has been fighting long enough to know trash talk is not necessary when a fight is booked. His match with Douglas Lima on May 9 at Bellator 242 …read more

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Jordan Young happy to sign with PFL: 'I got the short end of the stick' with Bellator

As Jordan Young looks ahead to the next chapter of his career with PFL, he has mixed feelings about his time with Bellator.
Young (11-1) spent the past three years and …read more

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Leslie Smith: Questionable title shots another way the UFC is ‘screwing the fighters over’

Leslie Smith | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Now a member of Bellator’s featherweight division, Leslie Smith finds herself in the thick of the title hunt.
She’s only 1-1 since joining …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (March 16-22)

MMA fight announcements are hard to follow. With so many outlets and channels available, it’s nearly impossible to organize.
But here at MMA Junkie, we’ve got your back.
Each week, we’ll compile …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2020, 12:51 pm By
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Patricio Pitbull vs. Daniel Straus revisited chapter two — the champ is here

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When Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and Daniel Straus met for the first time at Bellator 45 in 2011, both men had won 16 fights but …read more

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The 10 winningest fighters in Bellator history

With Bellator on hiatus during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, MMA Junkie takes a look at the 10 winningest fighters in the history of the organization. Of note, all athletes included …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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How UFC, Bellator and other fighters are coping with social distancing and lockdowns

How are your favorite fighters handling social distancing and lockdowns amid the current global pandemic? Many of them, like the rest of us, are posting more frequently to social media …read more

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McCarthy details proper way of MMA judging based on Adesanya-Romero

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Former referee and Bellator commentator “Big John” McCarthy explains what proper MMA judging really is. Judging controversies have been …read more

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Rhalan Gracie Debut Among Seven Preliminary Bouts Added to Bellator 242

The promotional debut of Rhalan Gracie highlights the addition of seven preliminary contests to the Bellator 242 bill. …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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Scott Coker Plans To Go Through With Bellator 242 But Is Prepared For Changes

Bellator president Scott Coker expects to promote his May 9 event but will play it by ear. When it was first revealed that Bellator had no planned events for April, …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2020, 12:17 am By
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Coker looking at ‘business as usual’ for Bellator 242

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With more than a month until their next fight card, Bellator president Scott Coker isn’t expecting more cancellations due to coronavirus precautions, …read more

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Stay home! Bellator 241’s Weichel On Training Amidst A Global Pandemic

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Leading up to the postponed Bellator 241 card on March 13, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn., I spoke with “Drake” Daniel …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Endeavor, UFC and Bellator parent company face financial pressure due to high debt during coronavirus outbreak

Ari Emanuel (pictured, right) | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Endeavor—the parent company of the UFC—is facing potential fallout from the ongoing coronavirus outbreak effectively shutting down the sports and …read more

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Bellator expects to promote Bellator 242, but will play by ear

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator hopes to promote an event on May 9 in San Jose, Calif., but will re-evaluate at the end of this month.
With a “shelter …read more

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John McCarthy Praises ‘Leader’ Scott Coker For Handling Bellator 241 Cancelation

John McCarthy is a big fan of how Bellator president, Scott Coker handled the Bellator 241 cancelation. Last Friday, just hours before the event was set to take place, Coker …read more

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Aaron Pico wasn't interested in replacement spot in Bellator featherweight tournament

LAS VEGAS – There was a small window of opportunity for Aaron Pico to join the Bellator featherweight grand prix but it didn’t even cross his mind.
After A.J. McKee underwent …read more

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Gegard Mousasi believes Israel Adesanya ‘would be a good fight’ for him

Gegard Mousasi believes he would have success against Israel Adesanya if they were to fight. Mousasi, who is the former Bellator middleweight champion, says he has sparred with people who …read more

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Bellator 242 adds seven preliminary card bouts to expanding lineup

The Bellator 242 preliminary card is filling up.
Like most events, it remains to be seen whether or not Bellator 242 will take place due to the coronavirus outbreak. However, the …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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John Kavanagh dreams of bringing UFC and Bellator titles to SBG Ireland

John Kavanagh has been the head coach of SBG Ireland since 2001, and most fans know him as the coach behind Conor McGregor. Yet he’s far more than just that. …read more

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John McCarthy understands UFC, Bellator handling of coronavirus – but cautions against one thing

When it comes to their handling of the global coronavirus pandemic, the two leading promotions in MMA couldn’t be more different.
On one hand, you have Bellator, which fell in line …read more

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Evans-Smith hopes UFC pays fighters for postponed cards

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UFC flyweight Ashlee Evans-Smith hopes that the UFC follows Bellator’s model for their most recent cancelled card, and compensates the fighters who were …read more

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Paul Daley warns Sabah Homasi: Sign to fight again, and nothing that will save you

Paul Daley and Sabah Homasi may not have gotten to fight this past Friday, but that doesn’t mean they can’t keep things heated.
Bellator 241, that was set to take place …read more

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Chandler headed for free agency, eyes stints with UFC, ONE

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With free agency looming, former Bellator champion Michael Chandler is looking at a few possibilities for his next career move. For the last …read more

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Posted on March 18, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Jon Tuck charged with sexual assault, allegedly told victim ‘no one can know due to my work’

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight fighter Jon Tuck was charged this week with an alleged sexual assault in his native Guam. According to a report from the Pacific Daily News …read more

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Posted on March 18, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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The Mookie & Crookie Show 62: Coronavirus updates, UFC Brasilia recap

June M. Williams

Episode 62 discussion: UFC Brasilia review, Coronavirus updates with the UFC, Bellator and boxing, social media round-up Welcome to The Mookie & Crookie Show, a spinoff …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Scott Coker stands by decision to cancel Bellator 241 amid coronavirus outbreak: 'I just didn't feel comfortable'

Scott Coker doesn’t regret the call to cancel last week’s Bellator 241.
The Bellator president believes he ultimately made the right choice in postponing the card just hours away from the …read more

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Lashley Eyes Bare-Knuckle Boxing Bout

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Bobby Lashley hasn’t competed in mixed martial arts (MMA) since capturing a submission win over Josh Appelt at the Bellator 162 event back in …read more

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Scott Coker explains decision behind canceling Bellator 241

The Bellator 241 fight card had been scheduled to take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut last Friday and was supposed to be a night where Bellator’s Featherweight …read more

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Bellator dual champ Ryan Bader wishes for chance to avenge Jon Jones loss from 2011

Bellator dual champion Ryan Bader’s first loss came against current UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones, and it’s a fight he’d love to get back.
Both undefeated at the time, “The …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (March 9-15)

MMA fight announcements are hard to follow. With so many outlets and channels available, it’s nearly impossible to organize.
But here at MMA Junkie, we’ve got your back.
Each week, we’ll compile …read more

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Bellator 242: Ryan Bader Feels Prepared To Exploit Vadim Nemkov’s Weaknesses (Interview)

Ryan Bader is returning to the light heavyweight division to defend his 205-pound gold and he’s got a formidable challenger in Vadim Nemkov. Bader vs. Nemkov is scheduled to headline …read more

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Scott Coker: No Plans For Bellator 241 Rescheduling While Coronavirus Pandemic Is In Effect

Bellator president Scott Coker says there are currently no plans in place for their future events in the midst of the coronavirus. Bellator 241 was scheduled to take place last …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Patricio Freire, Pedro Carvalho admit frustration, but praise Bellator for coronavirus response

Patricio Freire and Pedro Carvalho should have met inside the Bellator cage by now, but matters above and beyond their control meant the two featherweight rivals were left frustrated as …read more

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Pro fighters praise Scott Coker for compensating athletes and staff following Bellator 241 cancellation

Bellator President Scott Coker recently announced that the promotion was postponing their scheduled Bellator 241 event due to the Coronavirus outbreak. In his official statement, Coker announced that all athletes, …read more

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Video: Fighters react to Bellator 241's postponement on day of event

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – After fighters on the Bellator 241 card made weight Thursday and had faceoffs with their opponents, everything seemed fairly normal.
But later that afternoon came word from Connecticut’s …read more

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Scott Coker on postponing Bellator 241: 'Bigger things to worry about' during coronavirus pandemic

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator president Scott Coker had to make a down-to-the-wire decision, but he thinks he made the call.
Bellator 241 was scheduled to take place Friday night at Mohegan …read more

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Bellator fighters react to Bellator 241 postponement

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The news of Bellator 241’s postponement left several disappointed fighters in its wake.
Originally scheduled to take place Friday evening, the Uncasville, Conn., card was …read more

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Coronavirus Strikes Down Bellator 241

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Just hours before the opening bell at Bellator 241 in Uncasville, Conn., the promotion has opened to postpone the event altogether following …read more

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Bellator makes last-minute decision to cancel Friday’s Bellator 241

Bellator officials on Friday made a last-minute decision to cancel its Bellator 241 event slated for the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
The move came after the promotion had already …read more

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Coronavirus prompts Bellator 241 postponement hours before event was set to begin

Bellator 241 officially has been postponed, promotion president Scott Coker announced Friday just hours before the event was set to begin.
The health and safety of everyone involved have, and will …read more

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Scott Coker issues statement on Bellator 241 postponement

Bellator President Scott Coker has now issued a statement on the last-minute cancelation of the Bellator 241 card, which was scheduled to go down in Connecticut later tonight. Coker address …read more

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Tonight’s Bellator 241 event officially postponed due to coronavirus concerns

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Originally Bellator was going to go the empty arena route for tonight’s event in Mohegan Sun, but now it has been postponed indefinitely. Bellator 241 …read more

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BREAKING: Bellator 241 Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears

Bellator 241 is officially off after initially just being closed to the public. Fightful broke the news that Bellator 241 has been postponed. Bellator president Scott Coker took to his …read more

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Bellator 241 gets postponed at last minute

Bellator MMA was supposed to return to our screens tonight with the stacked Bellator 241 card. According to Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful, that will no longer be happening. Days …read more

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Paul Daley declares ‘I’m the best British fighter there has ever been’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Paul Daley knows time is probably the greatest enemy for any mixed martial artist.
As he prepares for his first fight in 2020 at Bellator 241, …read more

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Benson Henderson on MMA Judging and Bellator 244 (Interview)

Benson Henderson gets a chance to avenge his loss against Michael Chandler this June. It is a fight that he has been excited for since it was originally booked in …read more

Source:: MMANews

Bellator 241 live and official results (7:30 p.m. ET)

Bellator 241 takes place Friday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at …read more

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In need of rebound after no contest, 'Baby Slice' staying relaxed, focused for Bellator 241

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – After having what he thought was a win overturned in his most recent fight, Kevin Ferguson Jr. is in need of a rebound.
“Baby Slice” Ferguson had a …read more

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Leslie Smith plans to 'focus on the finish' ahead of Bellator 241 return

UNCASVILLE, Conn – Leslie Smith returns to action at Bellator 241 on Friday after being served with a sharp reminder of one of MMA’s age-old mantras: “Never leave it in …read more

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Bellator 241 breakdown: Will Emmanuel Sanchez have his revenge vs. Daniel Weichel?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for Bellator 241.
Bellator 241 takes place Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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Paul Daley calls for Bellator interim welterweight title fight against Lorenz Larkin

Paul Daley thinks a belt should remain in circulation at 170 pounds.
The British striker would like to see Bellator implement an interim title in the welterweight division in response to …read more

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Daniel Weichel Focused For Bellator 241 (Interview)

Daniel Weichel is focused, like all the competitors on his fight Friday night at Bellator 241. The 35-year-old featherweight is scheduled to face Emmanuel Sanchez in the quarterfinal round of …read more

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UFC Brasilia, Bellator 241 Events Closed To The Public

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently made the decision to proceed with UFC Fight Night 170, set to go down inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium …read more

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Patricio Freire's title, tourney hopes on the line at closed Bellator event

‘Pitbull’ puts his featherweight belt and Grand Prix hopes on the line at Bellator 241 in an empty arena on Friday. …read more

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No main event, no problem: Matt Mitrione happy to have less Bellator 241 responsibility

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – It’s a much more relaxed fight week for Matt Mitrione than what he’s experienced in the past.
Mitrione (13-7 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) faces Ronny Markes (19-7 MMA, 0-0 …read more

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MMA Vivi - More FW Grand Prix action at Bellator 241

June M. Williams

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, and Victor Rodriguez break down this week’s Bellator event in Uncasville, CT. With picks and odds for every bout on the main …read more

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Bellator to hold Friday night event without fans

Bellator’s Friday night event will go on as scheduled without fans in attendance, the promotion said. …read more

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Emmanuel Sanchez looking to advance in Featherweight Grand Prix at Bellator 241

Looking back on his 2019, featherweight Emmanuel Sanchez is pleased with how his year turned out, as he picked up back to back wins coming off a loss to close …read more

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Bellator 241 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set, Two Fights Canceled

The marquee Bellator 241 bouts are now official but two fights have been scrapped. Bellator 241 is set to take place tomorrow night (March 13). The event will be held …read more

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Still growing, Romero Cotton brings patient approach to MMA career at Bellator 241

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Romero Cotton has been cruising so far in his MMA career, but Friday he gets his most accomplished opponent yet.
Cotton (4-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) meets Justin Sumter …read more

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Video: Patricio Freire, Pedro Carvalho heat things up at Bellator 241 faceoffs

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The weigh-ins are in the books for Bellator 241 and the featherweight tournament fighters atop the card are official for their matchups.
Thursday, the fighters made weight at …read more

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Robson Gracie Jr. just fine if fight stays standing at Bellator 241

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Robson Gracie Jr. will put his family name on the line again Friday.
Gracie (3-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) meets Billy Goff (2-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) in a welterweight …read more

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Sabah Homasi ‘ready to go’ against Paul Daley at Bellator 241

Following a three-fight losing streak, welterweight Sabah Homasi was able to rebound with back to back wins, including a victory over Micah Terrill at Bellator 225.
The only issue that Homasi …read more

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Bellator 241 predictions: Is anyone picking Pedro Carvalho against 10-1 favorite Patricio Freire?

Freire
vs.
Carvalho
Sanchez
vs.
Weichel
Markes
vs.
Mitrione
Daley
vs.
Homasi
Newell
vs.
Zane
Aguiar
vs.
Tokov

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 36-18

Freire
(69%)

Sanchez
(61%)

Mitrione
(77%)

Daley
(92%)

Newell
(70%)

Tokov
(84%)

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 41-13

Freire

Weichel

Mitrione

Daley

Newell

Tokov

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 40-14
2019 Champion*

Freire

Sanchez

Mitrione

Daley

Newell

Tokov

Dave Doyle
@davedoylemma
2020: 40-14

Freire

Sanchez

Markes

Daley

Newell

Tokov

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 40-14

Freire

Weichel

Mitrione

Daley

Newell

Tokov

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2020: 40-14

Freire

Weichel

Mitrione

Daley

Newell

Tokov

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 40-14

Freire

Sanchez

Markes

Daley

Newell

Tokov

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 40-14

Freire

Weichel

Markes

Daley

Newell

Tokov

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 40-14
2017 Champion

Freire

Sanchez

Markes

Daley

Newell

Tokov

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2020: 39-15

Freire

Sanchez

Markes

Daley

Newell

Tokov

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
2020: 38-16

Freire

Sanchez

Markes

Daley

Newell

Tokov

Mike …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 241 Ceremonial Weigh Ins & Staredowns

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With the Bellator 241 early weigh-in results already in the books (full results here), the promotion will ask all fighters competing …read more

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Bellator 241 Weigh-in Results: 3 Fighters Fail To Make Weight, 1 Fight Off

Bellator MMA only has one card in March, but Bellator 241 is filled with interesting scraps, and there was some controversy on the scales ahead of the event. …read more

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Bellator 241 weigh-in video

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MMA Fighting has Bellator 241 weigh-in video and results for Friday’s event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
In the main event, Patricio Pitbulll …read more

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Justin Sumter motivated to put on a show at Bellator 241

Following a split of his two bouts in 2019, middleweight Justin Sumter is looking to get things back on a consistent track in 2020.
When it comes to making sure he …read more

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Benson Henderson Plans To Finish Michael Chandler In Rematch

Benson Henderson doesn’t believe Michael Chandler has that good of a chin and plans on finishing him. The two fought back at Bellator 165 where it was Chandler who won …read more

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Live! Stream Bellator 241 weigh-ins

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Check out who makes and misses weight on the scales for Bellator 241. Bellator 241 goes down on Friday night …read more

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Bellator 241 Weigh In Results For ‘Pitbull Vs. Carvalho’ Are In ...

The place is here, Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 241: “Pitbull vs. Carvalho” tomorrow night (Fri., Mar. 13, 2020 …read more

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Bad blood: Patricio Pitbull, Pedro Carvalho interview each other before Bellator 241

It’s no secret Patricio Freire and Pedro Carvalho don’t like each other. Very soon, they”ll have the opportunity to settle their rivalry with fists.
“Pitbull” and Carvalho meet Friday night in …read more

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Bellator 241 weigh-in results and live video stream (10 a.m. ET)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s early and official Bellator 241 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT).
The …read more

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Video: Watch Thursday's Bellator 241 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 1 p.m. ET

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator 241 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place Thursday, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 1 p.m. ET (10 …read more

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Bellator 241's Ronny Markes not going to 'talk (expletive)' about Josh Barnett despite pullouts

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Ronny Markes could be bitter, but he’s not.
A Bellator newcomer, Markes (19-7 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) was booked to fight against Josh Barnett twice in the past three …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

5 burning questions heading into Bellator 241

Bellator returns for Bellator 241, as the promotion’s featherweight grand prix continues with the third and fourth quarterfinal matchups.
The featherweight title will be on the line as two-division champion Patricio …read more

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Darrion Caldwell warns A.J. McKee about levels before Bellator 244: 'It's a different story' fighting me

NEW YORK – Darrion Caldwell is primed and ready to face A.J. McKee at Bellator 244, but the former bantamweight champion says he’s not sure McKee is quite as keen …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2020, 1:46 am By
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Bellator 241's Emmanuel Sanchez: 'Daniel Weichel will be done in one at the Mohegan Sun'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Emmanuel Sanchez thinks he’s changed a lot since he first met Daniel Weichel inside the cage three-and-a-half years ago.
Friday, the two featherweights will meet again – this …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Pedro Carvalho Sees Good Luck at Friday the 13th Bellator 241 (Interview)

For Pedro Carvalho, Friday the 13th doesn’t symbolize anything remotely bad like it does for a lot of people. While that day and number comes with it’s own superstition, there …read more

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Bellator 241 headliner Pedro Carvalho brushes off Patricio Freire's 'stupid' Conor McGregor wannabe jab

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Pedro Carvalho isn’t letting his emotions get the best of him ahead of Bellator 241.
An SBG Ireland fighter, Carvalho (11-3 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) takes on featherweight champion …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Pedro Carvalho says he’ll finish Patricio Freire inside three rounds to bring another belt to SBG Ireland

Pedro Carvalho is confident he will become Bellator’s new featherweight champion on Friday. In the main event of Bellator 241, Carvalho is set to battle Patricio Freire in the quarter-finals …read more

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Daniel Weichel wants to leave no doubt in high-stakes Emmanuel Sanchez rematch at Bellator 241

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Daniel Weichel is looking for a much more definitive win over Emmanuel Sanchez.
The two first fought in 2016, with Weichel (40-11 MMA, 9-3 BMMA) edging Sanchez (19-4 …read more

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