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Rena Kubota vs. Lindsey VanZandt added to Bellator 222

The open-door policies which have led to interesting matchups between Bellator and Rizin competitors has led to yet another intriguing fight.
And this one will be held on one of MMA’s …read more

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Rizin’s Rena Kubota to Meet Lindsey Vanzandt in Cross-Promotional Bout at Bellator 222

There will be a second cross-promotional bout at Bellator 222, as Lindsey VanZandt will lock horns with Rizin’s Rena Kubota in New York on June 14. …read more

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Bellator’s Lindsey Vanzandt meets Rizin FF’s Rena Kubota at Bellator 222

Bellator and Rizin Fight Federation will continue to grow their partnership next month at Bellator 222
On Wednesday, Bellator officials announced their fighter Lindsey VanZandt will square off against Rizin FF …read more

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Alessio Sakara to Headline MMA Portion of Bellator’s Upcoming Italian Card on Oct. 12

Bellator MMA will return to Italy with another mixed card featuring both mixed martial arts and kickboxing bouts on Oct. 12. …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Video: Backstage at Bellator 221 with Michael 'Venom' Page

Bellator 221 didn’t exactly go according to plan for Michael Page.
The sensational British striker known as “MVP” got caught and knocked out by the dangerous Douglas Lima in their welterweight …read more

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Leon Edwards says Jorge Masvidal turned down fight with him

According to Leon Edwards and his brother, Bellator fight Fabian Edwards, Jorge Masvidal turned down the opportunity to fight him. The Edwards brothers have also recently made digs at the …read more

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Chris Leben Ready For War At BKFC 6, Clears The Air On Bas Rutten (Exclusive)

Chris Leben never shies away from a battle and that’s what he’s anticipating next month. On June 22, Leben will go one-on-one with former Bellator fighter Brennan Ward. The bout …read more

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Robson Gracie to fight Oscar Vera at Bellator 222

Neiman Gracie won’t be the only one from his family hitting up Madison Square Garden this summer.
Officials told MMA Fighting that Robson Gracie, the younger brother of Renzo Gracie, will …read more

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Bellator signs 'Pitbull brothers' flyweight Ilara Joanne

A new member of the “Pitbull Brothers” team is on her way to the Bellator cage.
Bellator officials told MMA Junkie on Friday that 24-year-old Ilara Joanne has been signed to …read more

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Sage Northcutt Loses ONE Championship Debut In 29 Seconds

Sage Northcutt was making his ONE Championship debut today against former Bellator veteran, Cosmo Alexandre. Although Northcutt was looking to start off his promotional debut with a win, that is …read more

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50 Cent's cageside interaction with Tywan Claxton and James Bennett at Bellator 221 is priceless

All James Bennett wanted was to feel a little love and support from 50 Cent, too. Is that too much to ask?
Burnett was on bottom and pressed up against the …read more

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Michael Chandler issues statement on Bellator 221 loss: ‘You haven’t seen anything yet’

Michael Chandler suffered one of the most high-profile losses of his career last Saturday and he’s not shying away from the fallout.
The three-time lightweight champion saw his latest reign end …read more

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Michael Chandler’s recent Bellator 221 loss makes him ‘love this sport deeper’

Michael Chandler may hold two victories over Patricky “Pitbull” Freire, but Patricky’s brother Patricio exacted a measure of revenge at Bellator 221 on May 11, taking the lightweight championship in …read more

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Michael Chandler releases deep and poetic statement following title loss

Historically, there are few if any fighters in Bellator that have achieved more in the promotion than the three-time lightweight champion, Michael Chandler.
Perhaps the obvious one who we could say …read more

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Patricio ‘Pitbull’ On UFC’s Best Fighters: ‘I Think I’m Better Than All Of Them’

Patricio Freire is confident in his ability to hang with the best the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has to offer. Freire became a Bellator “champ-champ” when he stopped Michael Chandler …read more

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Michael Chandler Releases Statement on Bellator 221 Loss

In the main event of Bellator 221 this past Saturday, Michael Chandler was looking to defend his lightweight title against featherweight champion, Patricio Freire. …read more

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Michael Chandler Releases Statement On Bellator 221 Loss

Michael Chandler was looking to defend his lightweight title against Patricio Freire at Bellator 221. However, the featherweight champion knocked him out in just 61 seconds. Now, after a few …read more

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Bellator double champ on UFC super-fights: I’m better than them

Bellator double champion Patricio Freire sees multiple possibilities in his future after beating Michael Chandler at Bellator 221. The new double champion on the block, Patricio Freire, envisions many future …read more

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Watch the MMA Beat live today at 12 p.m. ET

Today on the show, we’ll discuss UFC Rochester’s top fights, UFC 237 and Bellator 221 leftovers, big fights on the horizon and more.
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Phil Hawes makes Bellator debut in New York against Michael Wilcox

A man long tagged as a can’t-miss prospect will give it another go in the big leagues.
Bellator officials today told MMA Junkie that Phil Hawes (4-2) will debut for the …read more

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Neiman Gracie camp predicts finish of Rory MacDonald: All he needs is one takedown

Undefeated welterweight contender Neiman Gracie will have a crack at the Bellator title in next month’s grand prix semifinal bout with champ Rory MacDonald, and the Brazilian’s team is predicting …read more

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Neiman Gracie camp predicting finish of Rory MacDonald: All he needs is one takedown

Undefeated welterweight contender Neiman Gracie will have a crack at the Bellator title in next month’s grand prix semifinal bout with champ Rory MacDonald, and the Brazilian’s team is predicting …read more

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Cris Lencioni Wants Spot in Featherweight Grand Prix After Bellator 221 Victory

Cris Lencioni went into his Bellator 221 fight against Adil Benjilany knowing he was the underdog. …read more

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Chandler after Bellator 221: I will get ‘Pitbull’ rematch eventually

Michael Chandler discussed his controversial knockout loss to Patricio Freire at Bellator 221, and how keen he is to get a rematch. After his controversial first round knockout loss to …read more

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Bellator 221 winner Tywan Claxton dishes on 50 Cent shoutout during 'talkative match'

Tywan Claxton didn’t expect James Bennett to be as tough as he was, but that’s what he had to deal with to stay undefeated.
Claxton overwhelmed Bennett with his wrestling, then …read more

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The biggest winners from Bellator 221

Bellator 221 from Rosemont, Illinois was a night filled with fireworks for the Viacom owned mixed martial arts promotion.
It’s fair to say that Bellator 221 was one of the more …read more

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Bellator 221 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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Aaron Pico vs. Adam Borics set for Bellator 222

After a brutal KO loss to Henry Corrales, Bellator featherweight prospect Aaron Pico is set to return in June. Aaron Pico is not getting an easy opponent for his next …read more

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A.J. McKee Wouldn’t Mind Challenging For Bellator Lightweight Gold

A.J. McKee appears to be the clear number one contender for Bellator featherweight gold, but things just got shaken up. This past Saturday night (May 11), 145-pound title holder Patricio …read more

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What's it going to take for Bellator double-champ Patricio Freire to convince us that's actually pretty good at this?

One right hand behind the ear. A few short wraparound lefts. Then a final right to the back of the head as the referee was intervening, just for good measure.
The …read more

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T.J. Jones To Jack Swagger: ‘You Have To Be Professional’

Former WWE star Jack Swagger continues to impress in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Swagger won his second consecutive fight at Bellator 221 this past weekend (Sat. May 11, …read more

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T.J. Jones tips cap to Jake Hager after Bellator 221, but 'you have to be professional'

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – T.J. Jones isn’t disputing he got beat by Jake Hager on Saturday night. But he’s also not buying …read more

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Jake Hager Says T.J. Jones ‘Did Get Under My Skin’ Before Bellator 221 Fight

Jake Hager was set for his second professional MMA fight, and second with Bellator at Bellator 221. He was taking on T.J. Jones, who became a folk hero to some, …read more

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The Break: Namajunas' tomatoes, Bellator's beef plant, Cannonier's ice cream cones

Ever have one of those weeks and/or weekends when, by the time you get to Monday, you can barely remember everything that happened? That’s more or less every week in …read more

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Hager Denies Holding Choke At Bellator 221

It’s all fun and games until someone gets their air supply cut off.
That’s what happened at Bellator 221 last weekend in Rosemont, Ill., when former WWE wrestler Jake Hager finished …read more

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Patricio Pitbull dismisses critics of Michael Chandler stoppage: ‘He kissed the floor’

ROSEMONT, Ill. — After Bellator 221, Bellator featherweight and lightweight champion Patricio Freire spoke to the media about his win over Michael Chandler, the stoppage, whether a rematch is next, …read more

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SUG 8 Results: Shields, Ellenberger Prevail

Submission Underground held its eighth grappling event on Sunday in Portland, Oregon, just a day after the UFC 237 pay-per-view (PPV), which ran the same night as Bellator 221, in …read more

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A.J. McKee wants to fight Patricio Freire for either one of his two Bellator titles

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A.J. McKee def. Pat Curran at Bellator 221: Best photos

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The fans weren’t in love with A.J. McKee’s latest win Saturday night. Neither was the new champ-champ.
But McKee …read more

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Trading Shots: What was the point of that Bellator 221 squash match between Jake Hager and the 'beef plant' guy?

Did Bellator give us an irredeemable squash match by pitting former WWE wrestler Jake Hager against beef plant worker T.J. Jones, or is this just par for the course in …read more

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Bellator 221’s Michael Page ‘still smiling’ despite brutal knockout loss to Lima

Michael Page is still in high spirits despite suffering the first knockout loss of his career against Douglas Lima. Michael Page’s fourteen-fight win streak came to an end last night, …read more

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Aaron Pico vs. Adam Borics Added to Bellator 222 Lineup

Aaron Pico will square off against Adam Borics at
Bellator 222. …read more

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A.J. McKee willing to move to 155 for Patricio Pitbull fight

After his win over former champ Pat Curran at Bellator 221, A.J. McKee believes he’s done more than enough to earn a shot at new double champ Patricio Pitbull. A.J. …read more

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After win, Lima hopes for ‘superstar status in Brazil’

Douglas Lima advanced to the Bellator welterweight grand prix finals with a first-round knockout of Michael Page at Bellator 221 on Saturday in Chicago. Douglas Lima speaks with the media …read more

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Jake Hager: T.J. Jones 'did get under my skin' before Bellator 221

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Jake Hager admits he had a little extra fuel to his fire going into Bellator 221. However, he is adamant none of that played a role in …read more

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Jones: Hager ‘tried to hurt me more’ by holding submission

T.J. Jones wasn’t happy that Jake Hager held his submission for a few moments after the referee intervened in their heavyweight bout at Bellator 221. T.J. Jones speaks with the …read more

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Aaron Pico to fight unbeaten Adam Borics at Bellator 222

For 22-year-old super prospect Aaron Pico, there are no tune-up fights.
After being knocked out in just 67 seconds by Henry Corrales earlier this year, Pico is now set to fight …read more

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Claxton reveals he has ‘an interview with Google on Monday’

Tywan Claxton says his TKO win over James Bennett at Bellator 221 was very “talkative.” Tywan Claxton speaks with the media about his TKO win over James Bennett at Bellator …read more

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Douglas Lima issues quick statement after vicious KO of Michael Page

Last night, at Bellator 221, former Bellator welterweight king Douglas Lima walked onto the canvas with undefeated British striking specialist Michael Page. In this crucial bout, both men sought to …read more

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Bellator 221’s T.J. Jones on controversial Jake Hager finish: ‘You have to be professional’

ROSEMONT, Ill. — After Bellator 221, T.J. Jones spoke to the media about his first-round submission loss to Jake Hager, the controversial end to the fight, where he goes from …read more

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Michael Chandler Seeks Rematch with Patricio Freire After Controversial Stoppage

Michael Chandler owns a pair of victories over Patricky Freire in Bellator competition, but things didn’t go nearly as well against the younger “Pitbull” brother on Saturday night. …read more

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Michael Chandler Wants Rematch Against Patricio Freire After Controversial Stoppage

Michael Chandler was looking to defend his lightweight title in the main event of Bellator 221 against featherweight champion, Patricio Freire. However, it did not go his way as Freire …read more

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Bellator 221 post-event facts: Patricio Freire, Michael Chandler set contrasting title-fight records

One of the most significant events in Bellator history took place Saturday with Bellator 221, which went down at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., and streamed on DAZN following prelims …read more

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Chandler after Bellator title loss: ‘Of course I want the rematch’

Michael Chandler was humble in defeat after dropping the lightweight title to Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 221 on Saturday in Chicago. Michael Chandler speaks with the media about losing the …read more

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Bellator Champ-Champ Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Wants Bout With Canelo Alvarez

Patricio Freire is now a two-division champion and he’s shooting for a boxing match with Canelo Alvarez. Last night (May 11), Freire challenged Michael Chandler for the Bellator lightweight title. …read more

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Michael Page isn't sulking after Bellator 221 knockout loss, will 'go piss some more people off'

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Michael Page is going to enjoy reading your comments about his knockout loss to Douglas Lima at Bellator 221
Page (14-1 MMA, 10-1 BMMA) had his unbeaten run …read more

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Pitbull thinks stoppage was fair: Chandler ‘kissed the floor’

Patricio Pitbull dismissed any talk of his win over Michael Chandler being controversial after Bellator 221 on Saturday in Chicago. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire speaks with the media about his first-round …read more

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Michael Chandler would like Patricio Freire rematch, questions Bellator 221 stoppage

ROSEMONT, Ill. – It should come as little surprise that Michael Chandler gladly would take a rematch after his Bellator 221 loss to Patricio Freire.
Freire (29-4 MMA, 17-4 BMMA) finished …read more

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After KO win over Michael Chandler, Patricio Freire wants Canelo Alvarez next

Patricio Freire became the second fighter in Bellator history to become a champ-champ last night at Bellator 221. The reigning featherweight champion moved up in weight to take on Michael …read more

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Patricio Freire wants Canelo Alvarez fight after Bellator 221, shrugs off Michael Chandler

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Patricio Freire knows Michael Chandler wants a rematch after Bellator 221, but he has other plans.
After Freire (29-4 MMA, 17-4 BMMA) finished Chandler (19-5 MMA, 16-5 BMMA) …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of Bellator 221 with classic Black Sabbath, Alice in Chains

1 2 3 4 …5While 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 …read more

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Pros react to Douglas Lima knocking out Michael Venom Page

Douglas Lima and Michael Page squared off in tonight’s Bellator 221 co-headliner, with the winner advancing to the finals of the promotions Welterweight Grand Prix.
Michael ‘Venom’ Page entered tonight’s contest …read more

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Patricio Pitbull KOs Michael Chandler to become champ-champ at Bellator 221

Michael Chandler may hold two victories over Patricky “Pitbull” Freire, but Patricky’s brother Patricio exacted a measure of revenge at Bellator 221 on Saturday at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill.
The …read more

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Highlights: Patricio Freire Becomes ‘Champ Champ’ By Making Quick Work Of Michael Chandler

Bellator has another “Champ Champ” after the main event of Bellator 221 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire’s journey up to 155 pounds was …read more

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Freire stops Chandler early to take Bellator belt

Patricio Freire dropped Michael Chandler with a hard right hand before following it up with numerous punches before the referee stepped in to protect Chandler, who was alert when the …read more

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Pros react to Freire’s quick knockout of Chandler at Bellator 221

In the main event of Bellator 221, Patricio Freire knocked out Michael Chandler to become a two division champion. In the main event of Bellator 221, featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” …read more

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Patricio Freire Dethrones Michael Chandler, Douglas Lima KOs Michael Page at Bellator 221

Reigning Bellator MMA featherweight champion Patricio Freire added the promotion’s lightweight crown to his collection, as he dethroned Michael Chandler with punches in the first round of their Bellator 221 …read more

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Bellator 221 results: Patricio Pitbull claims lightweight title with controversial KO over Michael Chandler

Bellator MMA has their second-ever champ-champ.
On Saturday night in the main event at Bellator 221, Patricio Pitbull did what his older brother twice failed to do, knocking out Michael Chandler …read more

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Bellator 221 ‘Chandler Vs Pitbull’ Recap & Highlights!

Bellator 221 ‘Chandler vs Pitbull’ aired Sat. night (May 11, 2019) from Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interviews from a …read more

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Twitter reacts to Patricio Freire's historic title win over Michael Chandler at Bellator 221

Patricio Freire became just the second simultaneous two-division champion in Bellator history on Saturday when he dethroned Michael Chandler of the lightweight belt at Bellator 221.
Freire (29-4 MMA, 17-4 BMMA), …read more

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Bellator 221 results: Pitbull KOs Chandler in 61 seconds

Patricio Freire is a champ-champ after a stunningly quick KO of the now-former Bellator lightweight king Michael Chandler. There’s a new champ-champ in MMA.
Patricio “Pitbull” Freire entered Saturday night’s Bellator …read more

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Bellator 221 results: Patricio Freire KOs Michael Chandler to become dual champ

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Bellator has its second simultaneous two-division champion: Patricio Freire.
Featherweight champion Freire settled his grudge with lightweight champ Michael Chandler – sort of. But it’s a safe bet …read more

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Bellator 221 Results: Patricio Freire KO’s Michael Chandler (VIDEO)

Lightweight champion Michael Chandler put his title on the line against bitter rival and current featherweight champion Patricio Freire in tonight’s Bellator 221 main event.
Michael Chandler (19-4 MMA) reclaimed the …read more

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Bellator 221 video: Douglas Lima knocks out Michael ‘Venom’ Page with brutal uppercut

Douglas Lima will get his chance to regain the Bellator welterweight title.
On Saturday night at Bellator 221, Lima faced off with internet sensation and undefeated striker Michael “Venom” Page …read more

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Highlights! Lima Brutally Finishes MVP At Bellator 221

Douglas Lima became the first person to defeat Michael “Venom” Page earlier tonight (Sat., May 11, 2019) at Bellator 221 live on DAZN from inside Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, …read more

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Bellator 221 Results: Douglas Lima KO’s Michael Page (VIDEO)

A welterweight grand prix semifinals match between Douglas Lima and Michael Page served as the co-headliner of tonight’s Bellator 221 event in Rosemont, Illinois.
Michael ‘Venom’ Page will enter tonight’s contest …read more

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Twitter reacts to Douglas Lima's sick KO of Michael Page at Bellator 221

Douglas Lima advanced to the finals of the Bellator welterweight grand prix on Saturday when he defeated Michael Page in a semifinal bout at Bellator 221.
Lima (31-7 MMA, 13-3 BMMA) …read more

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Bellator 221 results: Douglas Lima's brutal KO is Michael Page's first loss

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Michael Page’s unbeaten career came to a crashing halt Saturday at the hands, and foot, of Douglas Lima.
Lima (31-7 MMA, 13-3 BMMA) knocked out Page (14-1 MMA, …read more

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Jake Hager ‘rock hard with emotion’ after controversial finish over T.J. Jones

Jake Hager may have made the transition to MMA from professional wrestling, but he’s still got some of that old Swagger in him.
On Saturday night at Bellator 221, Hager picked …read more

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Bellator 221 results: McKee picks up decision win over Curran

Bellator MMA featherweight contender AJ McKee maintained his undefeated record and notched the biggest win of his career by beating former champion Pat Curran. Another fight, another win for Bellator …read more

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Bellator 221 results and video: Lima scores huge KO of MVP

Michael Page is no longer undefeated, and he’s no longer in the Bellator welterweight grand prix. Douglas Lima is one step closer to becoming Bellator’s welterweight champion again.
In the …read more

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Bellator 221 results: A.J. McKee stays unbeaten, outworks ex-champ Pat Curran

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Former featherweight champion Pat Curran didn’t make things easy on A.J. McKee on Saturday night, but McKee still found a way to be dominant.
McKee (14-0 MMA, 14-0 …read more

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Bellator 221 video: Jake Hager hears chorus of boos after submitting T.J. Jones

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Jake Hager apparently didn’t come to his second Bellator fight to make any friends.
Hager (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA), a former WWE champion, tapped out T.J. Jones (1-2 …read more

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Sources: Pico to face Borics at Bellator 222

Aaron Pico, regarded as one of the best blue-chip prospects in MMA history, will face Adam Borics at Bellator 222 on June 14. …read more

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Bellator 221 results and highlights: Hager submits Jones, Claxton dominates Bennett

Check out the results and highlights of the opening two bouts on the Bellator 221: Chandler vs. Pitbull main card in Rosemont, Illinois. The Bellator 221: Chandler vs. Pitbull main …read more

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Bellator 221 results: Jake Hager chokes out T.J. Jones, but late release earns plenty of boos

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Jake Hager didn’t seem to make any new fans with the Chicago-area audience Saturday night.
Hager (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA), a former WWE champion, tapped out T.J. Jones …read more

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Bellator 221 results: Tywan Claxton finally pounds out gritty James Bennett in third

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Tywan Claxton overwhelmed James Bennett with his wrestling, then finally pounded him out in the third.
Claxton (5-0 MMA, …read more

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Highlights: Christian Rodriguez Taps Jose Leon After Dynamite First Round From Bellator 221

We have another big submission finish to pass along from the Bellator 221 preliminary card from Illinois. Christian Rodriguez and Jose Leon met inside the cage in featherweight action. The …read more

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Highlights: Cris Lencioni Submits Adil Benjilany With Seconds Left At Bellator 221

More finishes continue to pour out of the Bellator 221 preliminary card from Rosemont. In featherweight action, Cris Lencioni and Adil Benjilany met inside the cage. Lencioni was able to …read more

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Highlights: Josh Streacker Blasts Scott Writz For KO To Kick Off Bellator 221

Things are off to a hot start at Bellator 221 in Illinois. Opening up the night was a welterweight bout between Josh Streacker and Scott Writz. In the second round …read more

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Sources: Pico to face Borics at Bellator 222

Aaron Pico, regarded as one of the best blue-chip prospects in MMA history, will face Adam Borics at Bellator 222 on June 14. …read more

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Bellator 221 live stream, results, PBP, and discussion

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 221 from Chicago, Illinois. Join us tonight (Saturday, May 11) on Bloody Elbow for live …read more

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Sources: Pico to face Borics at Bellator 222

Aaron Pico, regarded as one of the best blue-chip prospects in MMA history, will face Adam Borics at Bellator 222 on June 14. …read more

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Bellator 221 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 221 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 6:30 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Bellator 221 betting odds: Chandler favored over ‘Pitbull’

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s Bellator 221 card, where lightweight champ Michael Chandler defends against featherweight champ Patricio “Pitbull” Freire in the main event. Bellator 221 goes …read more

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Bellator 221 Live Stream & Results Tonight (May 11)

 The time has arrived for Bellator 221. The card will take place tonight (May 11) inside the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. The main card will air live at …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Douglas Lima ignores ‘big hype’ behind Michael Page, foresees KO win at Bellator 221

Former Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima will guarantee himself a shot at the 170-pound title if victorious against unbeaten Michael Page at Bellator 221 in Rosemont, IL, on May 11. …read more

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Bellator 221: Chris Gonzalez says he's the best MMA wrestler you don't know about yet

CHICAGO – At long last, Chris Gonzalez has his first Bellator fight.
Gonzalez signed with Bellator in 2018 after a standout wrestling career that included time at the Olympic Training Center. …read more

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Bellator 221: Cris Lencioni on teammate Chael Sonnen, drug cheaters and why he's called 'Sunshine'

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CHICAGO – Cris Lencioni doesn’t have a ton of pro fights, but his amateur background in Oregon is crucial, he thinks.
Lencioni turned pro in 2016 …read more

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Hot Tweets: Jordan Burroughs in the UFC and who is the worst UFC champion ever

On Saturday night, the UFC and Bellator go head-to-head in a rare Saturday double event. Even more rare, the Bellator card is arguably the stronger one. So instead of talking …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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A.J. McKee Appreciative Pat Curran Took Bellator 221 Fight

Undefeated prospect, A.J. McKee has been waiting for a tougher test for a while now and will get that at Bellator 221. McKee is set to take on former featherweight …read more

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