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Chris Duncan: Forward pressure will overwhelm Iamik Furtado at Bellator 247

Ahead of Bellator 247, Chris Duncan spoke with reporters Monday during a virtual media day.
Duncan (6-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) discussed his upcoming fight with Iamik Furtado (6-3 MMA, 0-1 BMMA), …read more

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After alternating wins and losses, Brian Moore knows consistency key to make Bellator title run

Ahead of Bellator 247, Brian Moore spoke with reporters Monday during a virtual media day.
Moore (12-7 MMA, 3-3 BMMA) discussed his upcoming fight with Simone D’Anna (7-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA), …read more

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Unbeaten Norbert Novenyi Jr. before Bellator 247: 'People still don't understand the level I'm on'

Ahead of Bellator 247, Norbert Novenyi Jr. spoke with reporters Monday during a virtual media day.
Novenyi (4-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) discussed his desire to show his levels to his fighting, …read more

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Fighter who suffered horrific leg injury returns at Bellator 249

Albert Gonzales suffered the same injury as Anderson Silva. After a long injury layoff, he’s getting his second chance in Bellator.
Thirteen months after his checked kick led to a …read more

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Bellator 247's Denise Kielholtz: Kate Jackson's 'weaknesses are going to be my strength'

Ahead of Bellator 247, Denise Kielholtz spoke with reporters Monday during a virtual media day.
Kielholtz (5-2 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) discussed her upcoming fight with Kate Jackson, how a win gets …read more

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Patricky Freire to Face Jaleel Willis in Bellator 249 Co-Main Event on Oct. 15

Patricky Freire will square off against former Legacy Fighting Alliance champion Jaleel Willis in the Bellator 249 co-headliner on Oct. 15. …read more

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Patricky Freire booked to fight LFA champ Jaleel Willis in Bellator 249 co-headliner

Patricky Freire is back.
The former Bellator lightweight title challenger and brother of Bellator double champion Patricio, Freire (23-9 MMA, 14-7 BMMA) has been booked to return Oct. 15 at Bellator …read more

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Bellator 247's Kate Jackson explains 'mental resilience' she gained from title-fight loss

Ahead of Bellator 247, Kate Jackson spoke with reporters Monday during a virtual media day.
Jackson (11-4-1 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) discussed the “mental resilience” from her title fight loss to Ilima-Lei …read more

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Posted on September 29, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Derek Anderson could capitalize on Paul Daley's 'embarrassing' ground game at Bellator 247

Ahead of Bellator 247, Derek Anderson spoke with reporters Monday during a virtual media day.
Anderson (16-3 MMA, 7-3 BMMA) discussed his opponent in the main event, Paul Daley, what it …read more

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Unimpressed by Derek Anderson, Paul Daley sees MVP title fight as possibility after Bellator 247

Paul Daley has three fights left on his current Bellator contract, and he’s looking to make the most of them.
First up, the 85-fight combat sports veteran faces Derek Anderson in …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Sept. 21-27)

Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Sept. 21-27) …read more

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Posted on September 28, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Bellator 247 ‘Daley vs Anderson’ Q&A

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Fighters are scheduled to start chatting today at 1:30 p.m. ET from inside Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy. Bellator 247: “Daley vs. Anderson” …read more

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Bellator 247: Make your predictions for Paul Daley vs. Derek Anderson

Bellator 247: Make your predictions for Paul Daley vs. Derek Anderson …read more

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Fabian Edwards would ‘love’ to fight Douglas Lima, doesn’t expect him to stay at middleweight

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With the Bellator middleweight soon to be claimed, the timing is perfect for Fabian Edwards’ first Bellator headliner.
The undefeated Englishman fights Costello van Steenis …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Khamzat Chimaev's next opponent, Bellator's move to Thursday, UFC 253 main event

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or the sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag with @mma_kingsis here – and this week he answers:

Who …read more

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Full lineup announced for Bellator 247, CBS Sports Network debut

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The full slate for Bellator’s debut on CBS Sports Network has been announced.
Including the previously announced welterweight main event between Paul Daley and Derek …read more

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Morning Report: Dan Hooker wants to ‘welcome’ Michael Chandler to the UFC, ‘send him back to the B-leagues’

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Arguably the biggest news in MMA the past few weeks has been the UFC’s signing of former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler. Chandler, who has …read more

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Patricio Freire vs. Pedro Carvalho title fight set for Bellator 251

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This fight was originally supposed to headline a Bellator card in March before the COVID-19 pandemic shut things down. The resumption …read more

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Charles Oliveira Critical Of Michael Chandler Serving As Back-Up For Title Fight

Charles Oliveira is upset that a fighter only recently signed from Bellator is serving as back-up for the upcoming lightweight title fight. It was announced shortly after UFC’s signing of …read more

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After a year of waiting, a different Daniel Madrid showed up at Bellator 246

Having spent a year waiting to get back into the cage following a 51-second submission win over Chris Harris at LFA 72 in July of 2019, middleweight Daniel Madrid was …read more

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Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull re-booked to fight Pedro Carvalho

At long last, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull has been re-booked to fight his next opponent Pedro Carvalho. Pitbull, who is also the Bellator lightweight champion, was originally set to …read more

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Bellator signs Pitbull Brothers light heavyweight Jose Augusto

Jose Augusto joins his teammates Patricio Freire and Patricky Freire in Bellator. | Photo via Matheus Aquino

Jose Augusto “Gugu” is the newest member of Pitbull Brothers gym to …read more

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Bellator rebooks Patricio Freire vs. Pedro Carvalho title fight for Nov. 12 in Connecticut

Eight months after their original booking, Patricio Freire and Pedro Carvalho finally will fight.
Following a delay brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the promotion’s featherweight grand prix will resume with …read more

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Patricio Pitbull vs. Pedro Carvalho title fight set for Nov. 12 Bellator event

Patricio Pitbull and Pedro Carvalho are set to battle for the featherweight gold in November. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and Pedro Carvalho will finally meet …read more

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Charles Oliveira not happy Michael Chandler is back-up fighter for UFC 254 main event

Charles Oliveira is not happy that Michael Chandler has been tapped as the back-up fighter for the UFC 254 main event on October 24. Chandler, the former Bellator lightweight champion, …read more

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Patricio Freire acquires visa, anticipates overdue Bellator showdown with Pedro Carvalho in late 2020

Patricio Freire has taken one step closer to making a Pedro Carvalho rebooking come to fruition.
The Bellator lightweight and featherweight champion, Freire (30-4 MMA, 18-4 BMMA) recently acquired a new …read more

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No Mercy! Manhoef, Several Others, Added To Bellator 248 In Paris

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Bellator 248: “Kongo vs. Johnson 2” takes place Sat., Oct. 10, 2020, at Accor Arena in Paris, France. As you’d expect …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Sept. 14-20)

Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Sept. 14-20) …read more

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Bellator signs LFA welterweight champion Jaleel Willis to multi-fight deal

Another LFA champion is headed to Bellator.
LFA welterweight champion Jaleel Willis has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator, a promotion official told MMA Junkie. No opponent or date has been …read more

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Bellator featherweight title challenger Pedro Carvalho shares his 'biggest moment'

Dublin-based Portuguese featherweight Pedro Carvalho stands on the verge of a dream after just four Bellator fights.
The 25-year-old Carvalho (11-3 MMA, 4-0 BMMA), who trains out of SBG Ireland, has …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko, Kimbo Slice, more: Bellator's best finishes by legends

Fedor Emelianenko. Royce Gracie. Tito Ortiz. Kimbo Slice.
These are the names that helped bring longtime mixed martial arts fans into the fold, and those who were brought into the sport …read more

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Melvin Manhoef, Oliver Enkamp among additions to Bellator Paris

Melvin Manhoef won two in a row since moving up to the light heavyweight division in Bellator. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Longtime MMA veteran Melvin Manhoef is one …read more

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Bellator books eight more fights for historic Paris event

Eight more fights have been added to next month’s historic Bellator event in France.
Bellator 248, which takes place October 10 at Accor Arena in Paris, will mark the first major …read more

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Dana White says he is “very excited” about adding Michael Chandler to the UFC roster

UFC president Dana White says he is “very excited” about adding former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler to the UFC roster. On Thursday, White announced that the UFC has signed …read more

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Michael Chandler Releases First Statement Since Joining The UFC

Michael Chandler is officially a UFC fighter. On Thursday, Dana White announced on ESPN that Chandler has signed with the UFC. The former Bellator lightweight champion will also serve as …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Bellator champ Juan Archuleta wants Kyoji Horiguchi, but thinks he'll get Sergio Pettis

Newly crowned Bellator bantamweight champion Juan Archuleta already has an opponent in mind for his first title defense, but doesn’t think he’ll get him.
Archuleta (25-2 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) captured the …read more

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Michael Chandler releases first statement since signing with the UFC

New UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has released his first statement since leaving Bellator and signing with the UFC. Chandler is a former three-time Bellator lightweight champion and for years …read more

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Breaking: UFC signs Michael Chandler, former Bellator champ to serve as backup for UFC 254 main event

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has officially signed with the UFC, and has already been tapped as an understudy for the UFC 254 main event. UFC 254 will be …read more

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Bellator announces full card for Sept. 26 Milan event

Fabian Edwards headlines Bellator’s upcoming visit to Milan, Italy, on Sept. 26 | Lee Hamilton-Cooper, Bellator MMA

The first of three upcoming Bellator shows in Italy has its lineup …read more

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Bellator finishes Paramount Network-Spike TV era with average ratings for 2020

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Bellator MMA ended an era this past Saturday night as the Viacom-owned promotion held its last card on Paramount Network before moving to the CBS Sports Network …read more

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Ben Askren not sold on Khamzat Chimaev

Former ONE Championship and Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren isn’t sold on red-hot UFC welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev just yet. Chimaev was the breakout star of the UFC’s four-even stint …read more

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Report: UFC is ‘front runner’ to sign Chandler, could fight Ferguson

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It looks like the former Bellator champ is indeed headed to the UFC, and could face a former interim titleholder in his debut. We …read more

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Michael Chandler in consideration for UFC fight with Tony Ferguson

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is reportedly being considered as a potential opponent for former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. After knocking out Benson Henderson at Bellator 243, …read more

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Dustin Poirier receives message from Bellator’s Patricky Freire following failed UFC negotiations

Bellator star Patricky Freire has sent a clear message to Dustin Poirier after his recent negotiation troubles with the UFC. Fans have been anticipating the proposed showdown between Poirier and …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Sept. 15: Shakeout from a big fight weekend

A big weekend of fight events had implications for the latest edition of the USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings.
Bellator 245 on Friday night was followed by Bellator 246 the following …read more

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Kywan Gracie Behring set to make Bellator debut in Milan

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Kywan Gracie Behring will finally enter the Bellator cage on Oct. 1 as he makes his …read more

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After a successful Bellator debut, Liz Carmouche loves the idea of a flyweight grand prix

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Liz Carmouche is willing to battle it out with Bellator’s best flyweights to get a crack at the title.
Carmouche (14-7 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) made good in her …read more

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Video: Leslie Smith explains her decision to wear a a Breonna Taylor t-shirt at Bellator 245

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Bellator MMA’s Leslie Smith called for the arrest of police officers who shot and killed Breonna Taylor in her apartment in March. Last Friday, at Bellator …read more

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Fabian Edwards faces Costello van Steenis on Sept. 26 Bellator show in Milan

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Fabian Edwards and Costello van Steenis are getting their chance to fight in 2020.
The middleweight bout has been rebooked for Bellator’s upcoming Sept. 26 …read more

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Video: Between the Links: Episode 16: UFC vs. Bellator winner, Dustin Poirier takes a stand, Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley

Check out episode 16 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and martial arts personality Phoenix Carnevale as they discuss who had …read more

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White has talked to free agent Chandler: ‘I like the kid’

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It appears that one of the biggest MMA free agents available could be UFC-bound. It’s not very often that a former Bellator champ ends …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2020, 1:46 pm By
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Bellator 246 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Bellator 246 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Sept. 7-13)

Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Sept. 7-13) …read more

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Following his Bellator 245 win, Keith Lee targeting killers in his division

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Keith Lee wants to continue rising to the occasion after his big win at Bellator 245.
Lee (7-3, MMA, 2-0 BMMA) defeated Vinicius Zani at Mohegan Sun Arena …read more

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Despite split-decision, Daniel Madrid says 'a blind person' could see that he won at Bellator 246

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Daniel Madrid was in no doubt that he had done enough to win his fight at Bellator 246, even though the judges were split on the verdict.
Madrid …read more

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Bellator 246 video: Juan Archuleta says Patchy Mix was ‘young, dumb,’ slowed after second round

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New bantamweight champion Juan Archuleta spoke to reporters after winning the title at Bellator 246 on Saturday night. He talks about how he rebounded from a slow …read more

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Tyrell Fortune wants quick turnaround after 'slip' against Jack May at Bellator 245

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – It was an abrupt and unfortunate ending for Tyrell Fortune at Bellator 245.
Fortune’s fight with Jack May at Mohegan Sun Arena was ruled a no contest, after …read more

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Bellator 246's Keoni Diggs talks last-second submission, reason for weight miss

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — With six finishes in his eight pro wins coming into his Bellator 246 main-card opener against Derek Campo, undefeated Keoni Diggs already had a reputation as a …read more

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Patchy Mix offers no excuses after first career loss to Juan Archuleta: 'I'm down, but I'm not out'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Patchy Mix vows to grow after suffering his first career loss at Bellator 246.
Mix (13-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) fell short in his pursuit to capture the vacant …read more

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Why Leslie Smith wore a Breonna Taylor shirt after her Bellator 245 win

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Leslie Smith has taken a stand against police brutality and systemic racism.
Following her win over Amanda Bell at Bellator 245 this past Friday, Smith expressed concern over …read more

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Douglas Lima vs. Gegard Mousasi re-booked to headline Bellator 250

The long-awaited vacant middleweight title fight between Douglas Lima and Gegard Mousasi has been re-booked to headline Bellator 250. Lima and Mousasi had previously been set to meet at Bellator …read more

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Ty Gwerder plays down talk of rustiness after Bellator 246 win: 'It's all in your head'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Ty Gwerder put the pedal to the metal in the gym as soon as COVID restrictions lifted and, when he was granted the opportunity to fight, he …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3087: UFC and Bellator recaps, the NFL's return, more

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Monday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,087 of the podcast, the fellas look back at Bellator’s back-to-back cards and the …read more

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Jon Fitch Announces His Retirement

Jon Fitch announced his retirement on Saturday night following a loss to Neiman Gracie at Bellator 246. Fitch tapped to a heel-hook in the second round and then proceeded to …read more

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Bellator 246 highlights

Juan Archuleta and Patchy Mix | Bellator MMA

With Bellator 246 in the books, check out all the main card highlights from Saturday’s action at Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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After defeating 'one of the best ever' at Bellator 246, Neiman Gracie eyes end-of-year title shot

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – As far as Neiman Gracie is concerned, he just beat the No. 1 welterweight contender at Bellator 246.
Gracie (10-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) defeated seasoned veteran Jon Fitch …read more

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Bellator 246 video: Scott Coker talks Juan Archuleta, Jon Fitch, who’s next for title shots, more

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Bellator President Scott Coker spoke to reporters after Bellator 246 on Saturday night, addressing new bantamweight champion Juan Archuleta, Jon Fitch’s retirement, the title picture …read more

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Bellator 246 post-event facts: Derek Campos sets dubious record with loss

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Bellator 246 video: Jon Fitch explains decision to retire after loss

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After his Bellator 246 loss, Jon Fitch explains why he called it quits after his loss to Neiman Gracie on Saturday night, the biggest moments of his …read more

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Juan Archuleta knew Patchy Mix would fade in Bellator 246 title bout: 'I'm the veteran'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Juan Archuleta felt confident all the way through his title fight Saturday night, despite dropping the first two rounds of the contest.
Archuleta (25-2 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) defeated …read more

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Bellator to hold first major MMA event in France, with Kongo, MVP

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Bellator Paris on October 10 will be the first time a major MMA promotion has hosted an event in France. Bellator …read more

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Bellator 245 post-event facts: Lyoto Machida remains winless in rematches

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Former UFC title challenger, WSOF champ Jon Fitch announces retirement after Bellator 246 loss

Former UFC welterweight title challenger and World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Jon Fitch has retired from MMA. Fitch, 42, competed in his final fight at Bellator 246 on Saturday, …read more

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Video: Jon Fitch retires after loss to Gracie at Bellator 246

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Jon Fitch has officially retired. After 43 fights and 18 years as a professional, Jon Fitch has decided to officially retire from mixed …read more

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After Bellator 245 victory, Leslie Smith says it would be 'an honor' to face Cat Zingano next

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Leslie Smith picked up a hard-earned win over Amanda Bell at Bellator 245, then set her sights on two of the women’s featherweight division’s biggest names.
Former UFC …read more

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Twitter reacts to Juan Archuleta's title win over Patchy Mix at Bellator 246

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Video: UFC Vegas 10/Bellator 246 post-fight show

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With UFC Vegas 10 and Bellator 246 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alex K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon …read more

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Jon Fitch announces retirement following Bellator 246 loss

On Saturday, former UFC welterweight title challenger and former World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Jon Fitch announced his retirement from fighting.

The 42-year-old Fitch faced Neiman Gracie in …read more

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Archuleta outpoints Mix for vacant Bellator title

Juan Archuleta scored the biggest win of his career Saturday night, outpointing Patchy Mix to claim the vacant Bellator bantamweight title. …read more

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Juan Archuleta decisions Patchy Mix to win bantamweight title at Bellator 246

The Bellator MMA cage was in Uncasville, Conn. for the second night in a row on Saturday where the Mohegan Sun Arena played host to Bellator 246. The event …read more

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Bellator 246 Recap & Highlights: Archuleta Becomes Champ, Fitch Retires

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MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interviews from another big show! Bellator 246 “Archuleta …read more

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Bellator 246 results: Juan Archuleta claims bantamweight gold with unanimous decision win over Patchy Mix

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Juan Archuleta finally got his Bellator world title at Bellator 246.
The main event of the evening was a barnburner between Archuleta and the undefeated …read more

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Bellator 246 results: Juan Archuleta wins vacant bantamweight title in slugfest over Patchy Mix

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Bellator bantamweight championship finally has a home, around the waist of Juan Archuleta.
In a stirring battle, Archuleta (25-2 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) defeated Patchy Mix by unanimous …read more

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Bellator 246 results: Neiman Gracie submits Jon Fitch, who retires after loss

Jon Fitch is one of the finest minds at adapting wrestling for MMA usage the sport has ever produced. But even the knowledge gained by a long career’s worth of …read more

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Bellator 246 video: Keoni Diggs puts Derek Campos to sleep with one second left in fight

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The NBA playoffs are well underway, but at Bellator 246 on Saturday, Keoni Diggs proved basketball isn’t the only sport with buzzer-beaters.
Taking a step up in competition, …read more

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Bellator 246: ‘Archuleta vs. Mix’ Live Results and Highlights

A new bantamweight champion will be crowned in tonight’s Bellator 246 main event when Juan Archuleta squares off with Patchy Mix for the promotions vacant 135-pound strap. In the co-main …read more

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Bellator 246: Archuleta vs. Mix live stream, play-by-play, results, and discussion

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Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play for Bellator 246. Join us …read more

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Live Stream! Watch the Bellator 246 prelims

Watch all the action from Bellator 246 prelims here. Tonight is the second of Bellator’s two-night double header. Last night’s event saw Phil Davis take a close and dull split …read more

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Bellator 246 results: Live streaming play-by-play updates | ‘Archuleta vs Mix’

Archuleta vs Mix | Bellator MMA

Bellator 246: “Archuleta vs. Mix” is set to air tonight (Sat., Sept. 12, 2020) from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The Bantamweight …read more

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Bellator 246 live stream online

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Watch the Bellator 246 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 8:45 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is …read more

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Taylor Johnson says slowing things down brought a quickfire finish at Bellator 245

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Taylor Johnson took his Dana White’s Contender Series loss to Andre Muniz, slowed things down, and scored a quick-fire victory in his promotional debut at Bellator 245.
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Peter Stanonik released from hospital, diagnosed with groin contusion after Bellator 245

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Welterweight Peter Stanonik is out of the hospital and is “clear” after suffering a pair of hard kicks to the groin in the Bellator 245 main card …read more

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Bellator 246 betting odds: Patchy Mix favored over Juan Archuleta to win vacant 135-pound belt

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s Bellator 246 main card, where the 13-0 Patchy Mix is favored over the 24-2 Juan Archuleta to capture the vacant bantamweight belt in …read more

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Bellator 245 results & highlights: Phil Davis out-duels Lyoto Machida again

It took seven years and a different fight promotion for Phil Davis and Lyoto Machida to run it back, but that’s what they did on Friday night at Bellator 245 …read more

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‘Patchy’ Mix ‘coming to butcher’ Juan Archuleta to claim bantamweight title at Bellator 246

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

When it came to “Patchy” Mix receiving his shot at the Bellator bantamweight title, it didn’t matter much to him about the opponent.
The highly touted …read more

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Video: Fighter avoids DQ after two brutal groin strikes

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At Bellator 245 kickboxing star Raymond Daniels got a no contest after smashing Peter Stanonik below the belt, twice! Last night’s Bellator 245 …read more

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Cat Zingano admits Bellator 245 win ‘was a terrifying fight for me’

Cat Zingano | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Nearly two years after a bizarre ending to her fight with Megan Anderson at UFC 232, Cat Zingano returned to action with …read more

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Bellator 245 highlights

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With Bellator 245 in the books, check out all the main card highlights from Friday’s action at the Mohegan Sun Arena. …read more

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Bellator 245 highlights: Relive the action as Phil Davis edges Lyoto Machida in rematch

The second meeting between Phil Davis (22-5 MMA, 9-2 BMMA) and Lyoto Machida (26-10 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) was every bit as competitive as the first as the former Bellator light …read more

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Bellator 246 live and official results (8:15 p.m. ET)

Bellator 246 takes place Saturday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 8:15 p.m. ET (5:15 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at …read more

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