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Just 0-0 as pro, but Bellator 198's Dillon Danis 'getting into this to be the world champion'

Casual MMA fans may know Dillon Danis as two things: a great grappler, and a training partner to former UFC champion Conor McGregor.
Danis, though, plans to be known as something …read more

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Bellator 198 Countdown, Episode 2: ‘Fedor is the soul of Russia’

In the second episode of the Countdown series leading up to Bellator 198 on April 28, Frank Mir talks about the inspiration provided by his children, Fedor Emelianenko cracks a …read more

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MMA Rundown, April 20-22: LFA, ONE bring the action this weekend

Highlighting the top MMA events around the world to look forward to for this penultimate April weekend. We have yet another UFC card this week, no Bellator until next week, …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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No target on Sam Sicilia's back, but hopefully that will change once he builds Bellator resume

When he first came into Bellator, Sam Sicilia brought in the name he’d made for himself as a “The Ultimate Fighter” contestant and a UFC veteran.
That, as we’ve seen in …read more

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Rory MacDonald and Ben Askren tangle on social media

Could Rory MacDonald and Ben Askren actually fight in Bellator? It isn’t unusual to see Ben Askren try to pick fights on social media. The ONE Championship welterweight champ has …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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John McCarthy: Fedor Emelianenko will be inspired to prove two things at Bellator 198

Of course Fedor Emelianenko wants to advance in Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix next week. Of course he wants to become the promotion’s heavyweight champion.
But Emelianenko (36-5 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) will …read more

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Daily Debate: Ahead of Bellator 198, what's your pick for Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir?

Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix continues next week with a dream matchup in the opening round.
A fight MMA fans were clamoring for years ago finally will come to fruition when Fedor …read more

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Morning Report: Ben Askren, Rory MacDonald get heated in exchange about potential Bellator matchup

Last fall, Ben Askren chose to retire from MMA after successfully defending his ONE FC welterweight title against Shinya Aoki. But for a man who is retired, Askren sure is …read more

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Rory MacDonald and Ben Askren tweet about fighting each other in Bellator, but how possible is that?

Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald vs. Ben Askren: Is this a matchup that piques your interest?
Because it’s been talked about now between the two fighters.
A Twitter user today asked MacDonald, …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2018, 1:46 am By
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Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic Passes Out-of-Competition Drug Test Prior to Bellator 200

Mirko Filipovic has passed an out-of-competition drug test ahead of his Bellator 200 heavyweight fight in London against Roy Nelson. …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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Mirko Cro Cop passes out-of-competition drug test ahead of Bellator 200

Mirko Cro Cop appears good to go for Bellator 200. For now.
Cro Cop passed an out-of-competition drug test, stemming from a sample collected April 5 in his home country of …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator star Michael Chandler feels he beats Khabib Nurmagomedov “10 times out of 10”

The lightweight division could not be interesting right now. The undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov now sits on the UFC lightweight throne, while Tony Ferguson recovers from surgery, and Conor McGregor adds …read more

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Mirko Cro Cop passes first drug test ahead of Bellator 200

Oct. 29, 2011; Las Vegas, NV, USA; UFC fighter Mirko Cro Cop during a heavyweight bout during UFC 137 at the Mandalay Bay event center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Michael Chandler plans to re-sign with Bellator, but I beat Khabib Nurmagomedov '10 times out of 10'

Former champion Michael Chandler has some negotiating to do as the end of his current two-year deal with Bellator approaches.
Chandler (18-4 MMA, 15-4 BMMA) is coming off a first-round submission …read more

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Adam Piccolotti vs. Carrington Banks among Bellator 199 additions

The fight card is nearly full for next month’s Bellator 199 card in California.
The latest main-card addition features lightweight prospects Adam Piccolotti (9-2 MMA, 5-2 BMMA) vs. Carrington Banks (7-0 …read more

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Lightweights Carrington Banks, Adam Piccolotti to Clash at Bellator 199 in San Jose

Lightweight prospects Carrington Banks and Adam Piccolotti will lock horns at Bellator 199 on May 12. …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2661 with Bellator 197's Michael Chandler

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Michael Chandler.
Chandler, who submitted Brandon Gritz in the Bellator 197 main event this past Friday, co-hosted the second half of …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2018, 4:47 pm By
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Cub Swanson was 'really close' to signing with a company (not Bellator) before new UFC offer

On Saturday Cub Swanson will get a chance at payback for a bitter UFC Fight Night 57 loss to Frankie Edgar back in 2014.
For Swanson, UFC Fight Night 128’s co-headliner …read more

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Bellator 198 Countdown, Episode 1: ‘Let’s show him your eye of the tiger’

In the first of episode of the Countdown series leading up to Bellator 198 on April 28, Fedor Emelianenko trains in his native Russia, while Frank Mir stops by the …read more

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Carrington Banks vs. Adam Piccolotti added to Bellator 199

Two lightweight prospects moving in opposite directions will collide in California.
Undefeated Carrington Banks will put his 7-0 record on the line against Adam Piccolotti on the main card of Bellator …read more

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Bellator 197 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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Posted on April 15, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Bellator 197 post-event facts: Michael Chandler owns the Bellator record books

Bellator hosted its sixth event of the year on Friday when Bellator 197 took place at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo., near St. Louis. The main card aired …read more

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It’s Time For Michael Chandler To Get A Rematch Against Brent Primus

One of the biggest upsets of 2017 took place at Bellator NYC. It was there where Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler lost his belt to massive underdog Brent Primus. While …read more

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Bellator 197 highlights: The Michael Chandler slam that separated Brandon Girtz's shoulder

Michael Chandler picked up a record-breaking win at Bellator 197 – one that proved painful for opponent Brandon Girtz.
In Friday’s Bellator 197 headliner, former lightweight champion Chandler (18-4 MMA, 15-4 …read more

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Posted on April 14, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of Bellator 197 with the 'King of Pop' for 'Baby Slice'

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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Fresh off win No. 11, A.J. McKee again rants at James Gallagher

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Featherweight A.J. McKee takes his hat off to Justin Lawrence following his decisive win at Bellator 197.
“My shin’s all swollen right now,” McKee (11-0 MMA, 11-0 …read more

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'Baby Slice' reveals conversation with matchmaker following 34-second win at Bellator 197

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Kevin Ferguson Jr. scored the seventh fastest victory in Bellator history on Friday when he submitted Devon Brock at Bellator 197. He said the performance only …read more

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Bellator 197 highlights

Check out Bellator 197 highlights for the top action for Friday night’s main card, including Michael Chandler’s win over Brandon Girtz in the main event. …read more

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Bellator 197 Results: Michael Chandler Puts Brandon Girtz to Sleep

It wasn’t the fight he wanted, but former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler made quick work of Brandon Girtz on Friday night. …read more

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Bellator 197 Results: Michael Chandler puts Brandon Girtz to sleep, Baby Slice impresses

Michael Chandler is still next in line for a shot at Brent Primus’ lightweight title.
In the main event of Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Miss., Chandler was supposed to rematch …read more

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Michael Chandler Arm-Triangle Sleeps Brandon Girtz in Bellator 197 Headliner

Former lightweight champion Michael Chandler chokes out Brandon Girtz in the Bellator 197 main event on Friday in St. Charles, Missouri. …read more

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Bellator 197 results and highlights: Chandler puts Girtz to sleep

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 197, as Missouri’s own Michael Chandler choked out Brandon Girtz in the main event. Bellator 197 just wrapped up from St. Charles, …read more

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Bellator 197 ‘Chandler vs Girtz’ Recap & Highlights!

Bellator 197 ‘Chandler vs Girtz’ aired Friday night (Apr. 13, 2018) from Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interview highlights …read more

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Twitter reacts to Michael Chandler's submission of Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197

Michael Chandler was hoping for the opportunity to regain the Bellator lightweight title on Friday at Bellator 197. However, he was forced to settle for a win over Brandon Girtz.
After …read more

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Bellator 197 results: Michael Chandler puts Brandon Girtz to sleep with first-round choke

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Former lightweight champ Michael Chandler didn’t get a chance to win back the belt, so he took out his disappointment on Brandon Girtz.
After some spirited shots …read more

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Bellator 197 results: A.J. McKee tested, but sweeps Justin Lawrence on scorecards

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – A.J. McKee has yet to meet a challenge that’s insurmountable in the Bellator cage.
Taking on Justin Lawrence (11-5 MMA, 4-3 BMMA), McKee (11-0 MMA, 11-0 BMMA) …read more

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Bellator 197 results: Logan Storley grinds out Joaquin Buckley for unanimous decision

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Logan Storley was never in danger of losing his undefeated record because he never gave Joaquin Buckley a chance to get in the fight.
Storley (8-0 MMA, …read more

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Bellator 197 results: Kevin Ferguson Jr. slices through Devon Brock with quick choke

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Kevin Ferguson Jr., better known as “Baby Slice,” picked up the second stoppage win of his career with a first-round drubbing of Devon Brock.
Ferguson Jr. (3-1 …read more

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Bellator 197: Chandler vs. Girtz Live Stream & Results

We’re just hours away from the Bellator 197 main card. While we await those bouts including the headliner between Michael Chandler and Brandon Girtz, you can catch the live stream …read more

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Bellator 197 Results: Chandler vs. Girtz

MMA Fighting has Bellator 197 results for the Chandler vs. Girtz event Friday night at the Family Arena in St. Louis, Missouri.
In the main event, Michael Chandler will clash with …read more

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Bellator 197 live stream, results, and play-by-play

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 197 on Friday, April 13th from St. Charles, Missouri. Join us tonight (Friday, April 13th) …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Rafael Carvalho to become free agent after Bellator 200 title defense vs. Gegard Mousasi

Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho will become a free agent on May 26.
Prior to his most recent title defense, a first-round knockout over Alessio Sakara in December, Carvalho told MMA …read more

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Logan Storley Continues to Claw His Way into Bellator Title Picture

Just seven fights into his undefeated MMA career, Logan Storley continues to claw his way into the Bellator title picture. …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Carrington Banks' unique Bellator 197 view: He's trained with Chandler, and now trains with Girtz

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Carrington Banks will have a unique perspective heading into tonight’s Bellator 197 main event.
Banks (7-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA), an unbeaten Bellator lightweight, spent a couple years …read more

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Bellator 197 ‘Chandler vs. Girtz’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live Bellator 197 coverage kicks off at 7 p.m. ET. …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Who ya got?! Fighters predict Michael Chandler vs. Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Who will win the Bellator 197 main event between Michael Chandler and Brandon Girtz? Fellow fighters gave us their picks.
Former lightweight champion Chandler (17-4 MMA, 14-4 …read more

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Bellator 197 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 197 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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Posted on April 13, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Bellator signs former UFC veteran Timothy Johnson

Former UFC veteran Timothy Johnson is headed to Bellator.
The heavyweight fighter has signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with the promotion, MMA Fighting has learned.
Johnson (12-4) leaves the UFC with a …read more

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Brandon Girtz eyes title shot with win over Michael Chandler at Bellator 197

A month ago, the possibility that Brandon Girtz could soon be fighting for a Bellator championship was remote.
Over the past five years, he’d carved out a niche for himself as …read more

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Michael Chandler Doesn’t Believe Brent Primus Will Ever Defend His Bellator Title

Michael Chandler is tired of the excuses that Brent Primus has been giving him for months and he’s convinced that the current Bellator lightweight champion will relinquish the title before …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2018, 12:46 pm By
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Bellator 197 play-by-play, official results and live stream (7 p.m. ET)

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s Bellator 197 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play, official results and a live video …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2018, 11:46 am By
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The MMA Vivi - Bellator 198

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, and Victor Rodriguez are back to break down this week’s Bellator card in St. Charles, Missouri. With picks and odds for the main card. The UFC …read more

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Bellator 197 predictions, preview for 'Chandler vs Girtz' on Paramount Network

Bellator 197 ‘Chandler vs Girtz’ takes place Apr. 13, 2018 at Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo. MMA Mania brings you a preview and predictions for the main card fights …read more

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Unfazed by added pressure, Bellator 197's Logan Storley wants to be world champ by 27

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – From the face-kneeing and liver-kicking, to stage size and attention, there is obviously a lot that goes into from a transition from wrestling to MMA.
But at …read more

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Brandon Girtz: ‘When I Take Michael Chandler’s Head Off, I Should Get Next Title Shot’

Brandon Girtz believes that when he takes off Michael Chandler’s head at Bellator 197 on Friday, he will have earned a shot at the belt. …read more

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Justin Lawrence: Tune in to Bellator 197 to see A.J. McKee's hype train get derailed

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Justin Lawrence will have a long-desired request fulfilled on Friday when he steps in the cage with A.J. McKee in the Bellator 197 co-main event.
Over the …read more

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Posted on April 12, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator 197 ceremonial weigh-in video highlights, photos featuring Chandler vs. Girtz

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Bellator is ready to get back to action Friday in the St. Louis area, a regular stop for the promotion.
Bellator 197 takes place Friday at The …read more

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Bellator 197's Derek Anderson became 'smartest guy in school' during 14-month layoff

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Derek Anderson is admittedly annoyed by his 447-day layoff ahead of Bellator 197. However, he managed to use his career-long break between fights to do something …read more

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Bellator 197 Weigh-in Video & Results: Michael Chandler vs. Brandon Girtz Gets Green Light

Bellator 197: Chandler vs. Girtz got the green light on Thursday after main eventers Michael Chandler and Brandon Girtz hit the mark on the scale. …read more

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‘Baby Slice’ seeks future fight with member of Dada 5000’s crew in Miami

Kevin Ferguson Jr. (aka “Baby Slice”) would love to bring Bellator back to Florida, and he has in idea for how to make it a blockbuster return.
The son of the …read more

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Video & Pics: Michael Chandler, Brandon Girtz Cleared for Combat at Bellator 197

The athletes of Bellator 197 took to the scale early Thursday morning in Maryland Heights, Missouri. …read more

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Bellator 197 staff picks: Is anyone picking against Michael Chandler in his homecoming?

Chandler
vs.
Girtz
Lawrence
vs.
McKee
Brock
vs.
Ferguson Jr.
Buckley
vs.
Storley
MMAjunkie readers’consensus picks2018: 33-23

Chandler
(93%)

McKee
(77%)

Ferguson Jr.
(74%)

Storley
(75%)
Simon Samano@SJSamano2018: 35-21

Chandler

McKee

Ferguson Jr.

Storley
Dan Tom@DanTomMMA2018: 34-22

Chandler

McKee

Ferguson Jr.

Storley
Mike Bohn@MikeBohnMMA2018: 33-232014 Champion

Chandler

McKee

Brock

Storley
Matt Erickson@MMAjunkieMatt2018: 33-23

Chandler

McKee

Ferguson Jr.

Storley
Steven Marrocco@MMAjunkieSteven2018: 32-24

Chandler

McKee

Ferguson Jr.

Storley
Fernanda Prates@nandaprates_2018: 31-25

Chandler

Lawrence

Ferguson Jr.

Storley
Ben Fowlkes@BenFowlkesMMA2018: 31-252016 Champion

Chandler

McKee

Ferguson Jr.

Storley
Dann Stupp@DannStupp2018: 31-252015 …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 197 Weigh In Results, Streaming Video

The place is here, Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo., and the time is now. The weigh ins for the Bellator 197: “Chandler vs. Girtz” event tomorrow night (Fri., April …read more

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Bellator 197 Weigh-In Results: Main Event is Official

Bellator 197 is set to take place on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri. The preliminary card will air online at 7:00 pm EST …read more

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Video: Michael Chandler, Brandon Girtz Cleared for Combat at Bellator 197

The athletes of Bellator 197 took to the scale early Thursday morning in Maryland Heights, Missouri. …read more

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Bellator 197 weigh-in video

At the Bellator 197 weigh-ins, all 24 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights will step on the scales Thursday afternoon.
Michael Chandler and Brandon Girtz will have to make the …read more

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5 reasons to watch Bellator 197, where Brandon Girtz could spoil Michael Chandler's plans

Friday’s Bellator 197 fight card features some familiar names along with some names fans could get more accustomed to hearing in the future.
In the main event, two of the more …read more

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Aspiring 'Floyd Mayweather of MMA' A.J. McKee aims to stay unbeaten at Bellator 197

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – A.J. McKee isn’t willing to part with his undefeated record any time soon, and he said Bellator 197 opponent Justin Lawrence won’t be the one to …read more

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Bellator 197 official weigh-in results (10 a.m. ET)

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official Bellator 197 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT).
The …read more

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Video: Watch today's Bellator 197 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 12:30 p.m. ET

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Bellator 197 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 12:30 p.m. ET …read more

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AJ McKee Coming to Bellator 197 to ‘Whoop Justin Lawrence’s Ass’

AJ McKee will look to keep his unbeaten streak going when he takes on veteran Justin Lawrence in the Bellator 197 featherweight co-main event. …read more

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Brent Primus who? Bellator 197's Michael Chandler focused on 'scary, dangerous' Brandon Girtz

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Michael Chandler has accepted the fact he’s not fighting for the Bellator lightweight title Friday, and that means he’s turned focus completely off champ Brent Primus.
Primus …read more

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Bellator 197's Brandon Girtz on Michael Chandler: 'After I take his soul, I'm in his spot'

Bellator lightweight Brandon Girtz had prepared himself to fight later this year. Then his promoter came calling with a golden opportunity.
“They sent me that, and I had to flip back, …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator 197 main-event breakdown: Is Brandon Girtz a live 'dog against Michael Chandler?

MMAjunkie Radio cohost and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of all of Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at Bellator 197’s main event.
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Michael Chandler …read more

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Bellator’s Michael Chandler: Every single sin can be traced back to the decay of fatherhood

Michael Chandler really opened up in this interview with Bloody Elbow, discussing the importance of legacy, his need for big fights, and explains how the negativity in the world is …read more

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Science teacher Josh Sampo returns to MMA at Bellator 187, and he has no worries

Ahead of his Bellator debut, Josh Sampo has been getting variations of the same question.
Why has he been gone for so long?
That’s an obvious, but pertinent inquiry. After all, when …read more

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Bellator 201 Main Event Set!

Bellator 201: “Macfarlane vs. Lara” takes place at Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., on June 29, 2018, featuring a main event that will see women’s Flyweight champion, Ilima …read more

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Pitbull-Weichel 2 headlines Bellator 203 in Rome

Bellator MMA featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull will put his title on the line against Daniel Weichel on July 14th. Reigning Bellator MMA featherweight champion Patricio Freire is set to make …read more

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Bellator 197 pre-event facts: Michael Chandler can take sole possession of Bellator wins record

The second of three Bellator events in April takes place Friday when The Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo., hosts Bellator 197. The card airs on Paramount following prelims on …read more

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Freire to defend Bellator title against Weichel

Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire will defend his title against Daniel Weichel at a July 14 event in Rome, his first defense since he reclaimed the belt a year …read more

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Patricio Freire-Daniel Weichel Featherweight Title Rematch Tops Bellator 203 in Rome

A featherweight championship rematch between Patricio Freire and Daniel Weichel will serve as the headliner for Bellator 203. …read more

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Bellator champion Patricio Freire set to rematch Daniel Weichel in Rome

Patricio Freire has another rematch ahead of him inside the Bellator cage.
After a failed attempt to secure a lightweight bout with Michael Chandler, “Pitbull” will headline Bellator’s first trip to …read more

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Patricio Freire vs. Daniel Weichel Booked for Bellator 203

We now know the main event for the upcoming Bellator 203 event. It was revealed on Tuesday that featherweight champion Patricio Freire would be defending his title against Daniel Weichel …read more

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Aaron Pico Returns, Fights Lee Morrison At Bellator 199

Aaron Pico — once dubbed the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) prospect — will compete in his fourth professional fight at Bellator 199, which takes place at SAP Center in …read more

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Bellator 196 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 196 post-event facts: Betting favorites produce another main-card sweep

After some struggles in his first few fights with the company, Benson Henderson finally found the definitive victory he was looking for under the Bellator banner as part of Friday’s …read more

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Bellator 196 highlights

Check out all the top Bellator 196 highlights from Friday’s action, including from the main event between Benson Henderson and Roger Huerta. …read more

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Benson Henderson Submits Roger Huerta (Bellator 196 Results)

The Bellator cage was in Budapest, Hungary on Friday for Bellator 196 headlined by former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and veteran Roger Huerta. …read more

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Video: Adam Borics lands a vicious flying knee KO at Bellator 196

Adam Borics gave the MMA fans in Budapest, Hungary something to cheer about.
On a night that was otherwise somewhat unexciting, Borics submitted a Knockout of the Year candidate. landing a …read more

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Bellator 196 ‘Henderson Vs. Huerta’ Recap & Highlights!

Bellator 196 ‘Henderson vs Huerta’ aired Friday night (Apr. 6, 2018) from Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interview highlights …read more

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Bellator 196 Results: Benson Henderson submits Roger Huerta in the second round

Benson Henderson is back.
Friday night at Bellator 196 in Budapest Hungary, the former UFC lightweight champion had his best performance in the Bellator cage, dominating former UFC standout Roger Huerta …read more

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Bellator 196 results and highlights: Bendo subs Huerta

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 196, where Ben Henderson submitted Roger Huerta in the main event. Bellator 196 went down tonight from Budapest, Hungary with Ben Henderson …read more

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Video: Holy moly, this Adam Borics flying-knee knockout at Bellator 196 is hellacious

Hungary’s own Adam Borics shined in front of his home country, scoring a ridicuous highlight-reel knockout win against overmatched Bellator newcomer Teodor Nikolov in front of a home crowd at …read more

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Bellator 196 Results, Streaming Play-By-Play Updates

Bellator 196: “Henderson vs. Huerta” takes place TONIGHT (April 6, 2018) at Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary, featuring a sterling Lightweight main event as Benson Henderson (24-8) takes on …read more

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Bellator 196 Results: Henderson vs. Huerta

MMA Fighting has Bellator 196 results for the Henderson vs. Huerta fight card Friday night at the BOK Hall in Budapest, Hungary.
In the main event, former UFC lightweight champion Benson …read more

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Bellator 196 results and discussion

Discuss Friday’s Bellator 196: Henderson vs. Huerta card right here on Bloody Elbow. Apparently MMA still exists, and if we’re talking about main events falling apart, Bellator 196 was definitely …read more

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UFC 223: New Blood!

And we’re back, folks. After weeks of subsisting on regional mixed martial arts (MMA) and Bellator, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns this Saturday evening (April 7, 2018) with several bouts …read more

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Ed Ruth Believes ‘Conditioning Will Play A Big Part at Bellator 196 Against Ion Pascu

Ed Ruth will look to further showcase his development in his first fight of 2018 at Bellator 196 against veteran Ion Pascu. …read more

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Bellator 196 predictions, preview for 'Henderson vs Huerta' on Paramount Network

Bellator 196 ‘Henderson vs Huerta’ takes place Apr. 6, 2018 at Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary. MMA Mania brings you a preview and predictions for the main card fights …read more

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Brian Moore hopes Bellator 200 establishes live broadcasts in the U.K. and Ireland

The last time Brian Moore touched down on Hungarian soil he scored his first and only win under the Bellator banner.
After his second-round TKO of Michal Horejsi, he stood …read more

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