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Sinead Kavanagh honored by Bellator champ Julia Budd's challenge

Sinead Kavanagh was somewhat taken aback that Bellator women’s featherweight champion Julia Budd mentioned her as the next name who should be fighting for the title.
In combat sports, contenders typically …read more

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Eduardo Dantas Set For Surgery On Fractured Leg

Eduardo Dantas needs emergency surgery after his Bellator 202 injury. Dantas suffered a 58 second loss to Michael MacDonald via knockout. It is the first time the Brazilian has suffered …read more

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Bellator 203 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms.
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Emmanuel Sanchez Responds to Patricio Freire’s Call Out

It didn’t take long for Emmanuel Sanchez to respond to the call out made by Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire. As seen in the main event of this past weekend’s …read more

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Michael McDonald Unsure About Career Future After Hand Injury Suffered at Bellator 202

Top Bellator bantamweight contender Michael McDonald is evaluating if he will continue to compete in MMA after what he believes is yet another hand injury following his Bellator 202 victory. …read more

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Dillon Danis and Tony Ferguson go back and forth on Twitter

Just a day removed from his Twitter spat with former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones, BJJ ace and Bellator star Dillon Danis is now getting into it with another …read more

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Emmanuel Sanchez to champ Patricio Freire after Bellator 203: Time for 'new king to reign supreme'

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Emmanuel Sanchez is ready to cash in on his title-shot opportunity after Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire called him …read more

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Michele Martignoni tied for fastest knockout in Bellator history; here's the other

During a busy weekend of MMA, you may have missed this record-setter at Bellator 203.
Saturday’s event, which aired via same-day delay on Paramount, took place at Foro Italico in Rome …read more

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Eduardo Dantas to undergo surgery for fractured leg on Monday

Eduardo Dantas will have to go under the knife for the injuries he sustained at Bellator 202.
The former Bellator bantamweight champion, who lost to Michael McDonald in the first round …read more

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Posted on July 16, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Bellator 202 highlights

With Bellator 202 in the books, check out the highlights for the main card, including Julia Budd’s title defense against Talita Nogueira in the main event and Michael McDonald vs. …read more

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Bellator 202 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

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

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Bellator 203 post-event facts: Head kick ties record for fastest KO in Bellator history

The back half of Bellator’s weekend doubleheader took place Saturday with Bellator 203 at Foro Italico in Rome, which aired via same-day delay on Paramount.
In the main event, featherweight champion …read more

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Patricio Pitbull Ekes Out Title Defense at Bellator 203 in Rome

Bellator returned to Italy on Saturday for another dual event. The promotion put on Bellator 203, a fight card full of mixed martial arts bouts, and also hosted Bellator Kickboxing …read more

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Bellator 202 post-event facts: Julia Budd continues featherweight supremacy

Julia Budd continued her dominance of the Bellator women’s featherweight division on Friday with a win in Bellator 202’s headliner.
Budd (12-2 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) remained unbeaten in the Bellator cage …read more

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After quick Bellator 203 win, Andrey Koreshkov says he's been invited to join 170-pound tourney

Former Bellator welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov isn’t happy about his fairly inactive past few years, but what’s been a “very bad situation” seems to be finally looking up.
Koreshkov (21-2 MMA, …read more

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Bellator 203 ‘Pitbull vs Weichel 2’ recap with results, .gifs and interviews

Bellator 203 ‘Pitbull vs Weichel 2′ aired Saturday night (July 14, 2018) from Foro Italico in Rome, Italy. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interview highlights …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of Bellator 203 with Drake in Rome

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

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Champ Patricio 'Pitbull' expects Emmanuel Sanchez next, doubles down on SBG Ireland callout

Patricio Freire wants fresh competition after defending his featherweight title in yet another rematch on Saturday at Bellator 203.
Freire (27-4 MMA, 15-4 BMMA) has had multiple fights with four different …read more

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Bellator 203: Pitbull vs. Weichel 2 results and highlights

Patricio Pitbull managed to keep his featherweight title by beating Daniel Weichel via split decision. Bellator 203 went down in Rome, Italy earlier today and aired via tape delay on …read more

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Bellator 203 Results: Patricio Freire retains featherweight title with split decision win over Daniel Weichel

On Saturday night at Bellator 203 in Rome, Italy, Patricio Freire defended his featherweight championship in a rematch with Daniel Weichel and though he had a tougher time of it …read more

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Bellator 203 results: Patricio Freire edges Daniel Weichel by split decision to retain title

Patricio Freire narrowly escaped the Bellator 203 main event with his featherweight title.
Freire’s (27-4 MMA, 15-4 BMMA) second reign as 145-pound champion got off to a successful start when he …read more

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Bellator 203 results: Alessio Sakara scores another knockout on home soil

Alessio Sakara sent the fans in Rome home happy at Bellator 203 when he scored yet another first-round knockout on home soil.
Sakara (20-12 MMA, 3-1 BMMA), who has been the …read more

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Bellator 203 results: Andrey Koreshkov's spinning back kick halts Vaso Bakocevic in 66 seconds

Andrey Koreshkov’s return to competition after nearly 11 months at Bellator 203 proved to be worth the wait.
The former Bellator welterweight champion Koreshkov (21-2 MMA, 12-2 BMMA) made short work …read more

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Bellator 203 results: Alen Amedovski knocks out Will Fleury in 99 seconds

Will Fleury talked a big game prior to his Bellator debut at Bellator 203. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to deliver inside the cage.
The outspoken Irishman Fleury (4-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA), …read more

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Bellator 203 results: Maxim Radu pounds out Simone La Preziosa in first

Maxim Radu won for the ninth time in 10 professional fights with a first-round stoppage at Bellator 203.
Radu (9-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) used his sizable advantage on the ground to …read more

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Bellator 203 – Live Results

Bellator 203 goes down from Centrale Live Arena in Rome, Italy today. In the main event Patricio “Pitbull” Freire defends the Featherweight Title against Daniel Weichel and in the …read more

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Bellator 203 Results: Freire vs. Weichel

MMA Fighting has Bellator 203 results for the Freire vs. Weichel fight card Saturday night at Foro Italico in Rome, Italy.
In the main event, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire will …read more

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Daily Debate results: Best Bellator fight of all-time? Yeah, Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez dominated vote

With more 200 events and literally thousands fights, Bellator’s history has included some legendary bouts – none more so than ones involving Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez.
In our latest Daily …read more

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Neiman Gracie is Sticking With Bellator

Undefeated Neiman Gracie is looking to take on the top tier welterweights over at Bellator. It was reported this week that Gracie has resigned a long-term contract and he has …read more

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Bellator 202 Highlights & Results: Julia Budd Defends Her Belt; Michael McDonald’s Big KO

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Bellator featherweight champion Julia Budd had to go deep into the third round, but she showed …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2725 with Scott Coker, Gerald Harris, Jenn Brown, Trent Reinsmith

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Scott Coker, Gerald Harris, Jenn Brown and Trent Reinsmith.
Coker, Bellator’s president, called in from Rome ahead of Bellator 203 on …read more

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Bellator 202's Chris Honeycutt volunteers to fight in welterweight tournament

Veteran Bellator middleweight Chris Honeycutt will take just about any opportunity he can get in his own division – or neighoring ones.
After a long layoff, Honeycutt (11-2 MMA, 7-2 BMMA) …read more

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Bellator 202 Video Highlights: Former Champion Suffers Nasty Ankle Injury

Bellator 202 didn’t end well for Eduardo Dantas. Last night (July 13), Bellator 202 took place inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. In the main event, Julia Budd …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of Bellator 202, from CCR to Kendrick Lamar

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While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a Bellator win, …read more

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Bellator 203 predictions, preview for 'Pitbull vs Weichel 2’ on Paramount Network

Bellator 203 “Pitbull vs. Weichel 2” takes place tomorrow night (Sat., July 14, 2018) at Foro Italico in Rome, Italy. All roads lead to a rematch of a tremendous bout …read more

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Michael MacDonald Ponders Future Despite Stunning KO at Bellator 202

Michael McDonald treated fans to a spectacular knockout over former bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 202 on Friday night. In fact, it took MacDonald just 58 seconds to end …read more

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Bellator 202 highlights: Bad news for both fighters after this 58-second knockout

A fight that lasted just 58 seconds sure left some serious injuries in its wake.
In Bellator 202’s much-anticipated co-headliner, former UFC fighter Michael McDonald moved to 2-0 under the Bellator …read more

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Chris Honeycutt def. Leo Leite at Bellator 202: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Chris Honeycutt’s unanimous decision win over Leo Leite at Bellator 202 in Thackerville, Okla. (Photos courtesy of Bellator) …read more

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Despite huge KO, Michael McDonald unsure if career can continue after latest injury at Bellator 202

Michael McDonald is having an inner struggle after suffering what he believes is yet another hand break in his victory at Bellator 202.
McDonald (19-4 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) scored his most …read more

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Michael McDonald def. Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 202: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Michael McDonald’s knockout win over Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 202 in Thackerville, Okla. (Photos courtesy of Bellator) …read more

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Julia Budd after Bellator 202 title defense: 'I'm the most well-rounded 145er in the world'

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Julia Budd is not short on confidence following her successful title defense at Bellator 202.
Budd (12-2 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) …read more

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Julia Budd def. Talita Nogueira at Bellator 202: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Julia Budd’s TKO win over Talita Nogueira at Bellator 202 in Thackerville, Okla. (Photos courtesy of Bellator) …read more

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Julia Budd Dominates, Stops Talita Nogueira to Retain Title in Bellator 202 Headliner

Julia Budd is at the top of her game, there’s no question about it. …read more

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Julia Budd Dominates, Stops Talita Nogueira to Retain Title in Bellator 202 Headliner

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Twitter reacts to Julia Budd's TKO of Talita Nogueira in Bellator 202 title defense

Julia Budd continued her dominance over the Bellator women’s featherweight division on Friday when she achieved her second consecutive title defense in the Bellator 202 headliner.
Budd (12-2 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) …read more

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Bellator 202 Results: Julia Budd retains featherweight title with third-round stoppage of Talita Nogueira

There must be something that agrees with Julia Budd at the WinStar World Casino and Resort because every time she fights there she gets her hand raised.
On Friday night at …read more

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Bellator 202 ‘Budd vs Nogueira’ Recap & Highlights!

Bellator 202 ‘Budd vs Nogueira’ aired Friday night (July 13, 2018) from WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and …read more

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Bellator 202 results: Julia Budd stops Talita Nogueira in third to defend title

Bellator women’s featherweight champ Julia Budd kept Talita Nogueira from even getting close to a submission setup, and then made her pay on the feet.
A stinging leg kick provided the …read more

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Bellator 202 results: Budd TKO’s Nogueira, McDonald KO’s Dantas

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 202, where Julia Budd TKO’d Talita Nogueira and Michael McDonald knocked out Eduardo Dantas. Bellator 202 is in the books and …read more

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Bellator 202 results: Michael McDonald KOs ex-champ Eduardo Dantas in 58 seconds

Michael McDonald made short work of Eduardo Dantas, dropping the two-time champ early and finishing him off with rapid-fire punches.
The two had barely settled into rhythm when McDonald (19-4 MMA, …read more

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Twitter reacts to Michael McDonald's quick KO, Eduardo Dantas' ankle injury at Bellator 202

After a lackluster debut, Michael McDonald showed his real self with a thrilling win over former Bellator champ Eduardo Dantas in the Bellator 202 co-headliner.
McDonald (19-4 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) steamrolled …read more

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Bellator 202 results: Chris Honeycutt dominates Leo Leite with trio of 30-25 scores

Chris Honeycutt beat Leo Leite from post to post and bell to bell.
Relentless in striking in grappling, Honeycutt (11-2 MMA, 7-2 BMMA) left Leite (10-2 MMA, 0-2 BMMA) with a …read more

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Bellator 202 results: Valentin Moldavsky takes out Ernest James with second-round TKO

Valentin Moldavsky delivered the kind of dominant performance you’d expect from a fighter with a massive edge in experience.
Moldavsky (8-1 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) smashed Ernest James (1-1 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) …read more

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Bellator 202 – Live Results

Bellator 202 goes down live tonight from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. In the main event Port Moody, BC’s Julia Budd defends her Women’s Featherweight Title against challenger …read more

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Valentin Moldavsky def. Ernest James at Bellator 202: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Valentin Moldavsky’s TKO win over Ernest James at Bellator 202 in Thackerville, Okla. (Photos courtesy of Bellator) …read more

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'TUF Smashes" winner, UFC vet Norman Parke signs multi-fight deal with Bellator

Feb 26, 2016; London, United Kingdom; Norman Parke during weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night at O2 Arena. Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 24, 2015; Dublin, Ireland; Norman Parke (red …read more

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Will Fleury is ready to show the world what a ‘Raw Bastard’ is in Bellator debut

Will “F*cking” Fleury is a real original.
The Irish middleweight sports a handlebar mustache and prides himself on making his opponents as uncomfortable as they possibly can be for as …read more

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Bellator 202 ‘Budd vs Nogueira' streaming play-by-play updates

Bellator 202 ‘Budd vs. Nogueira’ takes place July 13, 2018 at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. Join MMA Mania as we bring you all of the results …read more

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Bellator 202 live video stream and official results (7 p.m. ET)

Bellator 202 takes place today, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).
The event takes place atWinStar …read more

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Bellator 202: Budd vs. Nogueira live stream, results, and PBP

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 202 from Thackerville, OK.

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

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Bellator 202 Live Stream & Results Tonight (July 13) at 7 p.m. ET

Tonight (July 13) Bellator 202 takes place. The event will be held inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. In the main event of Bellator 202, Julia Budd will …read more

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Bellator 202 Results: Budd vs. Nogueira

MMA Fighting has Bellator 202 results for the Budd vs. Nogueira fight card Friday night at Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla.
In the main event, Bellator women’s featherweight champion …read more

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Talita Nogueira wants quick win over Bellator champion Julia Budd

Talita Nogueira only needed one win inside the Bellator cage to earn a shot at the featherweight championship, and bringing the belt back home to Brazil would be unprecedented for …read more

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Bellator 203 staff picks: Will Daniel Weichel upset Patricio Freire to finally win gold?

Freire
vs.
Weichel
Sakara
vs.
Sloane
Bakocevic
vs.
Koreshkov
Fleury
vs.
Amedovski
Preziosa
vs.
Radu
Martignoni
vs.
D’Anna
MMAjunkie readers’consensus picks2018: 80-47

Freire
(69%)

Sakara
(76%)

Koreshkov
(89%)

Fleury
(60%)

Radu
(94%)

Martignoni
(54%)
Dan Tom@DanTomMMA2018: 82-45

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Fleury

Radu

D’Anna
Simon Samano@SJSamano2018: 81-46

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Amedovski

Radu

D’Anna
Trent Reinsmith@TrentReinsmith2018: 80-47

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Fleury

Radu

D’Anna
Mike Bohn@MikeBohnMMA2018: 79-482014 Champion

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Amedovski

Radu

D’Anna
Ken Hathaway@kenshathaway2018: 79-48

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Amedovski

Radu

Martignoni
Ben Fowlkes@BenFowlkesMMA2018: 79-482016 Champion

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Fleury

Radu

D’Anna
Steven Marrocco@MMAjunkieSteven2018: 78-49

Weichel

Sakara

Koreshkov

Amedovski

Radu

Martignoni
Abbey Subhan@kammakaze2018: 76-51

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Fleury

Radu

D’Anna
Dann Stupp@DannStupp2018: 76-512015 Champion

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Fleury

Radu

Martignoni
Matt Erickson@MMAjunkieMatt2018: 75-52

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Fleury

Radu

D’Anna
John Morgan@MMAjunkieJohn2018: 74-53

Freire

Sakara

Koreshkov

Fleury

Radu

D’Anna
Fernanda Prates@nandaprates_2018: …read more

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Bellator 202 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 202 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 7 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows …read more

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Leo Leite left pizza and chocolate behind as he pursues first Bellator win

Leo Leite’s life has changed a lot over the past 12 months.
The decorate judoka signed an exclusive deal with Bellator after racking up a perfect 10-0 record in MMA, capturing …read more

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Bellator 203 Weigh-in Pictures & Results: Patricio ‘Pitbull,’ Daniel Weichel Greenlit

The Bellator MMA featherweight belt will be on the line when Patricio Freire and Daniel Weichel meet for the second time in their career at Centrale Live Arena in Rome …read more

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Bellator champ Julia Budd wants to be best at 145, knows Cris Cyborg shadow looms

For one night at least, Julia Budd’s name stood alongside UFC featherweight star Cris Cyborg.
The two were nominated in the category of “Female Fighter of the Year” at the most …read more

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Why, despite some reluctancy, Bellator champ Patricio Freire is up for another rematch

(This story appears in today’s edition of USA TODAY.)
Bellator has long been home to some of the world’s most talented fighters in the 145-pound featherweight division, and on Saturday, at …read more

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Chris Honeycutt Sees a Lot of Holes in Leo Leite’s Game Heading into Bellator 202

When it comes to his unanimous decision loss to Rafael Lovato Jr. at Bellator 189 last December, middleweight Chris Honeycutt feels the outcome was mainly determined by the positioning of …read more

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UFC veteran Norman Parke signs exclusive multi-fight deal with Bellator

TUF Smashes winner and UFC veteran Norman Parke has signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with Bellator.
Bellator confirmed Parke’s signing to MMA Fighting following an initial report from MMANytt.com early …read more

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Bellator 202 headliner and champ Julia Budd says women 'can hold our own cards'

(This story appears in today’s edition of USA TODAY.)
Bellator women’s featherweight champion Julia Budd wants to further prove females are among the most significant attractions for the fight promotion.
Over the …read more

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The MMA Vivi - Bellator 202 & 203 double-header

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez of return to breakdown this week’s Bellator events in Thackerville and Rome. With picks and odds for the main cards. Bellator takes a …read more

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Gerald Harris wants in on Bellator’s upcoming welterweight grand prix

For someone who swore just a couple months ago he was done with mixed martial arts forever, Gerald Harris sure seems in a rush to get into some fights.
The welterweight …read more

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Bellator 202 Weigh-in Pics, Video & Results: Julia Budd, Talita Nogueira Cleared for Title Tilt

Bellator MMA women’s featherweight champion Julia Budd (144.1) and Talita Nogueira (144.3) hit their marks Thursday at the Bellator 202 weigh-ins, making official Friday’s event in Thackerville, Oklahoma. …read more

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Bellator 202 weigh-in results: Champ Julia Budd and challenger Talita Nogueira on mark

Bellator 202 fighters today made weight and are set for Friday’s event.
The main-card and preliminary-card fighters today tipped the scales ahead of the Paramount-televised event, which takes place WinStar World …read more

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Bellator 202 Weigh-In Results: Title Fight Is Official

The weigh-ins for the upcoming Bellator 202 event are in the books. Bellator officials held the weigh-ins for Bellator 202 on Thursday, July 12, 2018 where everyone made weight and …read more

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Bellator 202 staff picks: Does anyone dare pick against champ Julia Budd?

Budd
vs.
Nogueira
Dantas
vs.
McDonald
Honeycutt
vs.
Leite
James
vs.
Moldavsky
MMAjunkie readers’consensus picks2018: 80-47

Budd
(70%)

McDonald
(60%)

Honeycutt
(81%)

Moldavsky
(80%)
Dan Tom@DanTomMMA2018: 82-45

Budd

McDonald

Honeycutt

Moldavsky
Simon Samano@SJSamano2018: 81-46

Budd

Dantas

Honeycutt

James
Trent Reinsmith@TrentReinsmith2018: 80-47

Budd

McDonald

Honeycutt

Moldavsky
Mike Bohn@MikeBohnMMA2018: 79-482014 Champion

Budd

McDonald

Honeycutt

Moldavsky
Ken Hathaway@kenshathaway2018: 79-48

Budd

Dantas

Leite

Moldavsky
Ben Fowlkes@BenFowlkesMMA2018: 79-482016 Champion

Budd

McDonald

Honeycutt

Moldavsky
Steven Marrocco@MMAjunkieSteven2018: 78-49

Budd

Dantas

Leite

Moldavsky
Abbey Subhan@kammakaze2018: 76-51

Budd

McDonald

Honeycutt

Moldavsky
Dann Stupp@DannStupp2018: 76-512015 Champion

Budd

McDonald

Honeycutt

Moldavsky
Matt Erickson@MMAjunkieMatt2018: 75-52

Budd

McDonald

Honeycutt

James
John Morgan@MMAjunkieJohn2018: 74-53

Budd

Dantas

Honeycutt

Moldavsky
Fernanda Prates@nandaprates_2018: …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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LIVE! Bellator 202 Weigh In Results, Streaming Video

The place is here, WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., and the time is now. The weigh ins for the Bellator 202: “Budd vs. Nogueira” event tomorrow night …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Bellator 202 weigh-in video

At the Bellator 202 weigh-ins, all 24 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights will step on the scales Thursday afternoon.
For the main event, Julia Budd and Talita Nogueira will …read more

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Bellator 203 main-event breakdown: How Patricio Freire can make it 2-0 over Daniel Weichel

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of all of Bellator’s top bouts, and today, we look at Bellator 203’s main event between featherweight champion …read more

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5 reasons to watch Bellator's doubleheader: For starters, how about two title fights?

Bellator delivers back-to-back nights of action with Bellator 202 on Friday and Bellator 203 on Saturday.
A women’s featherweight title fight headlines Bellator 202. Julia Budd puts her belt, as well …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Daily Debate results: As the two major promotions go head to head, fans favor UFC bout

It’s a weekend full of MMA, but when it comes to the biggest fights, fans are favoring the UFC over Bellator.
Bellator 202 takes place Friday, and UFC Fight Night 133 …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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Daniel Weichel Confident He’ll Bring Bellator Belt to Germany

Following the cancellation of his scheduled Bellator 188 bout against Patricio “Pitbull” Freire last November, featherweight Daniel Weichel has been on the sidelines, waiting for an opportunity to fight.

While not …read more

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Bellator 202 main-event breakdown: Why picking Julia Budd vs. Talita Nogueira is tough

Julia Budd (10-2 MMA, 5-0 BMMA)
Julia Budd (right).
Staple info:
Height: 5’8″ Age: 35 Weight: 145 lbs. Reach: 69″
Last fight: Decision win Arlene Blencowe (Dec. 1, 2017)
Camp: Gibson MMA (Canada)
Stance/striking style: Orthodox/muay …read more

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Rome's commission chief wants to bring Bellator to the Colosseum, which sounds awesome

Bellator will make its debut in Rome on Saturday with Bellator 203 at Foro Italico, a sports complex that was completed in 1938 during Benito Mussolini’s dictatorship.
According to its Wikipedia …read more

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Gerald Harris Plans To Give Yaroslav Amosov His First Loss at Bellator 202

After a long career of not overly enjoying the fight business, veteran Gerald Harris is finally happy now that he’s fighting in Bellator.
Stepping into Bellator 198 this past April as …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2018, 11:17 pm By
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Bellator 203 pre-event facts: Patricio 'Pitbull' all over the record books

The second of Bellator’s two events this weekend takes place Saturday with Bellator 203, which airs via tape delay on Paramount from Foro Italico in Rome.
In the main event, champ …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Michael McDonald Ready for Head-to-Head Battle with Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 202

As has been the case in years prior, bantamweight Michael McDonald’s seven month layoff was caused by yet another hand injury that required surgery to fix.
Thankfully for McDonald, once again …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2018, 1:17 am By
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Neiman Gracie signs new longterm deal with Bellator

Neiman Gracie is not going anywhere.
The undefeated welterweight prospect has inked a new longterm contract with Bellator, promotion officials told MMA Fighting on Tuesday.
Gracie (8-0) has won six in a …read more

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Bader, Mitrione booked for Bellator semifinal

Ryan Bader and Matt Mitrione will fight in Bellator MMA’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix as a semifinal bout on Oct. 12. …read more

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Posted on July 10, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Bellator 202: Budd vs. Nogueira Preview

Bellator MMA returns to network television this weekend with Bellator 202. Bellator 202 is set to take place on Friday, July 13, 2018 at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, …read more

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Bellator 202 pre-event facts: Eduardo Dantas can add to wins record

The first of two Bellator events this weekend takes place Friday when WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., hosts Bellator 202. The card airs on Paramount following prelims …read more

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Bellator 201 Ratings Are In ...

Bellator 201: “Macfarlane vs. Lara” took place at Pechanga Casino and Resort in Temecula, Calif., on June 29, 2018, featuring a main event that saw Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defend her belt …read more

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Ernest James def. Rashemm Jones at Bellator 184: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Ernest James’ TKO win over Rashemm Jones at Bellator 184 in Thackerville, Okla. (Photos courtesy of Bellator) …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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UFC 226 Embedded, part 6 - ‘See you in Bellator, boy!’

Check out the sixth episode of Embedded for UFC 226. UFC 226 is almost here, and as usual, Embedded is here as well. The show that gives you an …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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UFC 226 Embedded: Chiesa Cuts the Cord on Lightweight, Intends to Send Pettis to Bellator

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On Episode 6 of UFC 226 Embedded, fighters hit the scale with UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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'UFC 226 Embedded,' No. 6: 'See you in Bellator, boy!'

The UFC is on its home turf in “Sin City” this week for the annual International Fight Week and a pay-per-view event with a major title fight. It’s all detailed …read more

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UFC 226 Embedded, Episode 6: ‘Go to Bellator, boy’

On the sixth episode of UFC 226 Embedded, the stars of Saturday night tip the scales at the official weigh-ins, Michael Chiesa misses weight for his fight against Anthony Pettis, …read more

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BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 87 // Juan Archuleta | Brian Kelleher | Valentina Shevchenko | Antonina Shevchenko

A new episode of BJPENN.COM Radio is here, Penn Nation!
First up, coming off a sensational KO win at Bellator 201 over the weekend, good friend of the show Juan Archuleta. …read more

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