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MMA SQUARED: The time has come for a UFC vs Bellator vs RIZIN vs ONE tourney

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MMA has reached a parity level that can’t be ignored.
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Cris Cyborg Says She’s Grateful For Amanda Nunes Loss

Cris Cyborg is grateful for the last fight she had in the UFC.

Cris Cyborg is doing great things in Bellator. She is the reigning champ and is putting on amazing …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 2:46 am By
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Bellator 272 Countdown: ‘That belt is mine now, I’m gonna make sure of it’

Sergio Pettis | Lucas Noonan / Bellator MMA

On Bellator 272 Countdown, current bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis gets prepared to face Kyoji Horiguchi — the …read more

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Bellator 272 breakdown: Is Sergio Pettis in trouble in his first title defense?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for Bellator 272.
Bellator 272 takes place Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena in …read more

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Bellator 272: Pettis vs Horiguchi Full Fight Card

Bellator 272 has the promotion returning to the Mohegan Sun Arena with a title fight in one of their most challenging divisions Friday, December 3 on SHOWTIME.

Sergio Pettis will be …read more

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Cris Cyborg Reflects On UFC Tenure, ‘I Was Never Welcomed From The Start’

Cris Cyborg is happy with her new home at Bellator and has no regrets about her time with the UFC.

Cris Cyborg is fresh off her third Bellator title defense. She …read more

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Posted on November 30, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Former UFC Fighter Used Jiu-Jitsu To Come Full Circle From Trauma

Former UFC and Bellator pro Tom DeBlass has opened up on his journey through childhood trauma to self-fulfillment and his eventual role as a pathfinder for others.

The final two bouts …read more

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Posted on November 30, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 22-28)

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

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Posted on November 29, 2021, 10:46 pm By
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Jay-Jay Wilson vs. Alfie Davis Off Bellator 272; Hill vs. Scoggins Elevated to Main Card

A lightweight clash between Jay-Jay Wilson and Alfie Davis scheduled for Bellator 272 has been canceled. …read more

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Jay-Jay Wilson vs. Alfie Davis Off Bellator 272; Josh Hill vs. Jared Scoggins Elevated to Main Card

A lightweight clash between Jay-Jay Wilson and Alfie Davis scheduled for Bellator 272 has been canceled. …read more

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Bellator 272: Make your predictions for Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 272 event in Connecticut.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, …read more

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Bellator 272 pre-event facts: Kyoji Horiguchi returns with historic resume

Bellator closes out its 2021 event schedule on Friday with Bellator 272, which takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and has a main card that airs on …read more

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‘UFC and Bellator should be worried’ about Triad Combat - Rampage

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After Saturday’s inaugural Triad Combat event, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson says Triller can give the UFC and Bellator a run for …read more

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Quinton Jackson says “UFC and Bellator should be worried” about Triller Triad Combat

Former UFC light heavyweight champion legend Quinton Jackson says that the “UFC and Bellator should be worried” about Triller Triad Combat. Jackson was a guest at the Triller Triad Combat …read more

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Bold predictions for the end of 2021 in MMA, including a defining moment for Rob Font

In the final month of 2021 there will be big fights in the UFC and Bellator that could shape several divisions heading into 2022. …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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'Rampage' Jackson believes Triller Triad Combat is here to stay: 'UFC and Bellator should be worried'

ARLINGTON, Texas – According to Quinton Jackson, Triad Combat is here for the long haul.
Boxing and MMA fighters tested their skills against each other in Triller’s triangle-shaped ring on Saturday …read more

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Cris Cyborg explains how leaving the UFC for Bellator saved her MMA career

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg explained in a recent interview how leaving the UFC for Bellator saved her MMA career. Cyborg was the former UFC women’s featherweight champion, but …read more

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Triad Combat results: Matt Mitrione knocks down Alexander Flores, but loses unanimous decision

UFC and Bellator veteran Matt Mitrione started strong and faded late against boxing veteran Alexander Flores, losing a unanimous decision after knocking down his foe in the second round.
Final …read more

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Pettis: I’m ‘kind of babysitting’ the belt Horiguchi never lost 

Sergio Pettis during his fight with Alfred Khashakyan at Bellator 238. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Pettis wants to squash any concerns of …read more

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Jacob Bohn on long-awaited Bellator 272 debut: 'Over time, the good guys finally get their shots'

Jacob Bohn has been patiently waiting his turn to fight on the big stage. The opportunity finally comes around at Bellator 272.
Bohn (9-7 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), a more than seven-year …read more

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Cris Cyborg Not Considering Retirement: ‘This Is What I Love To Do’

Cris Cyborg has no plans of retiring anytime soon.

Cyborg is the current Bellator featherweight champion and has been dominant since joining the promotion. Although she is the champ, she has …read more

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She ‘beat Amanda Nunes’ - Cyborg likes Zingano as challenger

Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Bellator featherweight champion Cris Cyborg believes UFC veteran Cat Zingano …read more

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Spike Carlyle fills in on short notice to fight Dan Moret at Bellator 272

“The Alpha Ginger” is back on the big stage.
Three-fight UFC veteran Spike Carlyle is filling in for Ricardo Seixas and has accepted a short-notice 160-pound contract weight fight against Dan …read more

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Patricio Pitbull reveals he considered asking for his Bellator release back in the Bjorn Rebney days

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Patricio Pitbull built his career under the Bellator umbrella for more than a decade as one of the …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi says he's 'real champion' entering Bellator 272 title fight vs. Sergio Pettis

Kyoji Horiguchi is out to get back the Bellator championship belt he never lost.
Horiguchi (29-3 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), who defeated Darrion Caldwell to win the bantamweight title at in June …read more

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Patricky Pitbull points out next challengers for Bellator lightweight title

Newly-crowned Bellator lightweight champion Patricky Pitbull pointed out the next challengers for his Bellator lightweight title. Pitbull recently won Bellator’s vacant 155lbs title when he knocked out Peter Queally. The …read more

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'Babysitting' title Kyoji Horiguchi never lost, Sergio Pettis says 'real' champ is decided at Bellator 272

Sergio Pettis is realistic about the optics of his bantamweight title reign. However, he knows he can wipe the slate clean with a win over Kyoji Horiguchi in the Bellator …read more

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Patricio Freire calls for A.J. McKee rematch, criticizes Mike Beltran's refereeing in first fight

Patricio Freire wants another go.
Four months after his Bellator featherweight title loss to A.J. McKee at Bellator 263 in July, Freire (32-5 MMA, 20-5 BMMA) is ready and raring for …read more

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Matt Mitrione explains why he is “done with MMA”

Former Bellator and UFC heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione explained why he is “done with MMA” following his three-fight losing skid. Mitrione recently was finished by Tyrell Fortune in Bellator for …read more

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Duke Roufus: Sergio Pettis has a few tricks up his sleeve for Kyoji Horiguchi's 'awkward' style

Duke Roufus is excited for the striking battle between Sergio Pettis and Kyoji Horiguchi.
Pettis (21-5 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) puts his bantamweight title on the line against former Bellator and RIZIN …read more

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Cyborg open to Harrison super-fight at lightweight: ‘She knows where I am’ 

Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Bellator champion Cris Cyborg would like to take on PFL …read more

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Kyoji Horiguchi doesn’t see Sergio Pettis as ‘real champion’ ahead of Bellator 272 title clash

Kyoji Horiguchi is a man on a mission. The current RIZIN FF 135-pound bantamweight king recaptured the title he never officially lost on New Year’s Eve 2020 and hasn’t fought …read more

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Patricio Pitbull says he’s ready to make Bellator return ‘Let’s set that date’

2021 was quite a year for the former two-division champion, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, but not really in the best way.

The former king of the featherweight and lightweight divisions lost …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 15-21)

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

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Jon Jones announces Fury Professional Grappling bout against Bellator’s Jake Hager for Dec. 9

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jon Jones says fans will soon see him back in action, even if it’s not inside the octagon.
On …read more

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Jon Jones set to return at Fury Grappling against Bellator heavyweight Jake Hager

Jon Jones will be returning to action under the Fury Grappling banner for a bout with undefeated Bellator heavyweight Jake Hager. The former UFC light heavyweight kingpin, Jones (26-1 MMA), …read more

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Bellator's craziest high-flying finishes of all time

Check out Bellator’s best high-flying finishes of all time, from jumping knees to big slams – including Michael Page, Cris Cyborg and Lyoto Machida.
Bellator doesn’t give out “of the Night” bonuses …read more

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Cris Cyborg thinks Cat Zingano would be a great next fight: 'The girl beat Amanda Nunes'

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg thinks Cat Zingano is a logical next fight for her.
Fresh off her first-round knockout of Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271, Cyborg (25-2 MMA, 4-0 …read more

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Gilbert Burns gives 'very deserving' black belt to unbeaten Bellator heavyweight Steve Mowry

Steve Mowry has just achieved one of the highest compliments one can get in the world of grappling.
The Bellator heavyweight received his jiu-jitsu blackbelt from standout grappler and UFC welterweight …read more

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Bellator's best spinning finishes of all time, including two Emanuel Newton classics

It doesn’t much matter your level of MMA fandom: Everyone seems to love the spinning sh*t, as Nick Diaz famously coined the offensive attack years ago.
Whether it’s a spinning back …read more

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‘I could fight, and he can’t’ - Sonnen talks Twitter spat with ‘little brother’ McGregor

Chael Sonnen during his Bellator 192 fight with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in 2018. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Chael Sonnen explains his recent …read more

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Gaethje Orders Makhachev To Fight Dariush

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Top lightweight contender Justin Gaethje solidified his stance as the division No. 1 contender by outlasting former Bellator titleholder Michael …read more

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Anthony Garrett wants revenge on Jake Hager, will fight for free: 'My testicles say hello'

If the name Anthony Garrett doesn’t immediately ring a bell, perhaps a recap of his most notable fight to date will serve as a reminder.
Remember when Bellator heavyweight Jake Hager …read more

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‘U Fight Cheap’ - Cris Cyborg criticizes UFC in light of new financial earning reports

Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Former UFC champion Cris Cyborg tweeted her thoughts on …read more

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Video: Will 2022 be Aaron Pico's breakthrough title year for Bellator?

It seems as if Aaron Pico finally is hitting his stride.
The Bellator featherweight started his MMA career on a sour note with a 24-second submission loss in his pro debut …read more

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Posted on November 17, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Bellator, UFC veteran Paul Redmond announces retirement

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A well-traveled veteran of the game has officially laid his gloves down for good.
Ireland’s Paul Redmond (15-8) announced his retirement …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 145: UFC & boxing recap, Fedor’s retirement fight

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Episode 145 discussion: UFC Vegas 42 and weekend boxing reviews, Bellator planning ‘massive’ retirement fight for Fedor, Canelo-Plant PPV numbers Welcome to …read more

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Cris Cyborg Accepts Cat Zingano’s Challenge & Provides Location

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino may have her next Bellator opponent all set.

Cyborg is fresh off her recent Bellator win but is already accepting a new challenger. On Twitter, former UFC …read more

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Bellator 271 winner Steve Mowry eyes Marcelo Golm next: 'It makes sense to him and it makes sense to me'

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Steve Mowry has unfinished business with Marcelo Golm.
Mowry (10-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) remained unbeaten when he picked up a first-round submission of Rakim Cleveland this past Friday …read more

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Michael Chandler ‘quit’ against Justin Gaethje at UFC 268, claims former opponent Will Brooks

Will Brooks, who fought and beat Michael Chandler twice in Bellator, believes “Iron” quit against Justin Gaethje at UFC 268. Although Gaethje and Chandler went toe-to-toe for three rounds and …read more

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Linton Vassell calls for title shot following Bellator 271 win over Tyrell Fortune

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – With three straight impressive wins, Linton Vassell thinks he’s done enough for the next shot at gold.
Vassell (22-8 MMA, 10-5 BMMA) edged out former NCAA Division-II national …read more

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Kayla Harrison Reacts To Cris Cyborg’s Knockout Win At Bellator 271

Two-time PFL lightweight champion Kayla Harrison liked what she saw from her potential future opponent, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino while at Bellator 271.

Harrison raised the eyebrows of her fans around the …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 8-14)

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

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Cody Law ready for a step up in competition after first-round finish at Bellator 271

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Cody Law thinks it’s time to take his career to the next level.
A decorated collegiate wrestler, Law (5-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) showed vast improvements in his standup …read more

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Bellator is ‘serious’ about signing Kayla Harrison

After winning the PFL women’s lightweight season championship twice, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison became a free agent.

With a 12-0 undefeated record in mixed martial arts, and her Olympic …read more

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Bellator 271 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 271 winner Arlene Blencowe shoots down persistent retirement talk: 'Old girls rule'

While she picked up a rather clearcut decision over fellow vet Pam Sorensen at Friday’s Bellator 271, Arlene Blencowe admits she wasn’t exactly thrilled with her performance. That said, “Angerfist” …read more

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Video: Valerie Loureda threw spinning elbow at Bellator 271 ‘just to piss people off’

Bellator star Valerie Loureda wanted to prove a loss in her previous performance wasn’t really her, and she returned to the Bellator 271 cage looking to prove something against opponent …read more

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Cris Cyborg praises Sinead Kavanagh following KO win at Bellator 271: “One of the toughest women I’ve ever met”

MMA legend Cris Cyborg praised Sinead Kavanagh following her KO win at Bellator 271, calling her “One of the toughest women I’ve ever met.” Cyborg took on Kavanagh in the …read more

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Bellator 271 win helped reinforce big belief for Valerie Loureda: 'I know I'm a star'

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Bellator 271 had all the makings to be something special for Valerie Loureda. All the had to do was get back in the win column.
Loureda fought Friday …read more

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Bellator 271 post-event facts: Cris Cyborg leads Bellator champs in defenses

Cris Cyborg continued her reign of terror on Friday with another dominant title defense against Sinead Kavanagh in the Bellator 271 main event.
Cyborg (25-2 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) recorded her third …read more

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Cyborg vs. Kayla Harrison? Scott Coker 'serious' about pursuing 'force to be reckoned with'

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Bellator president Scott Coker met Kayla Harrison face to face Friday, as he said he would.
The biggest MMA free agent on the market right now, Harrison (12-0) …read more

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Aaron Pico felt 'in the process' for the first time in career at Bellator 271

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Some fans and analysts called it his most complete performance to date, and Aaron Pico doesn’t disagree.
At Bellator 271, Pico (9-3 MMA, 9-3 BMMA) defeated former LFA …read more

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Bellator is having a ‘massive’ retirement fight for Fedor Emelianenko

Bellator is planning to have a ‘massive’ retirement fight for MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko in his home country of Russia. Emelianenko (40-6 MMA) recently returned to action at last month’s …read more

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Cris Cyborg after Bellator 271: If Kayla Harrison 'really wants to fight me, she knows where I'm at'

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Cris Cyborg dismantled Sinead Kavanagh in 92 seconds on Friday night to retain her women’s featherweight title at Bellator 271, which is nothing new at this stage …read more

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Cyborg drubs Kavanagh in 92-second knockout

Cris Cyborg needed just 92 seconds to knock out Sinead Kavanagh on Friday night to retain her Bellator women’s featherweight title. …read more

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Bellator 271 Results & Highlights: Cyborg Runs Through Kavanagh

Bellator 271 has concluded, and we’ve got the results and highlights for you right here!

Bellator 271 saw Cris “Cyborg” Justino face Sinead Kavanagh in the main event at Seminole Hard …read more

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Bellator 271 results: Cris Cyborg starches Sinead Kavanagh to defend title, entertains Kayla Harrison

Was there every any doubt about the Bellator 271 main event?
Cris Cyborg asserted her dominance as Bellator women’s featherweight champion once again Friday night, knocking out Sinead Kavanagh in the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Cris Cyborg's quick KO of Sinead Kavanagh to defend title at Bellator 271

Cris Cyborg defended her women’s featherweight title for the third consecutive time when she beat Sinead Kavanagh in Friday’s Bellator 271 headliner.
Cyborg (25-2 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) continued her dominance since …read more

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‘Cyborg’ Routs Sinead Kavanagh in 92 Seconds, Retains Featherweight Title at Bellator 271

Those who dare to stand and trade with Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino do so at their own peril. …read more

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Bellator 271 results: Cris Cyborg knocks out Sinead Kavanagh, welcomes cageside Kayla Harrison

Bellator featherweight champ Cris Cyborg threw her team’s gameplan out the window and decided to slug it out with boxer Sinead Kavanagh, slinging leather until she found Kavanagh’s chin and …read more

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Bellator 271: Twitter reacts to Cris Cyborg’s brutal 92-second KO of Sinead Kavanagh

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Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. On Twitter, MMA media reacted to the finish. In her quickest title defense yet, …read more

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Bellator 271 results and highlights: Cris Cyborg KOs Sinead Kavanagh in 92 seconds

Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. | Bellator MMA

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 271. As expected, Cris Cyborg …read more

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Bellator 271 results: Aaron Pico shines all around, beats Justin Gonzales for first career decision

Aaron Pico had never reached a judges’ decision prior to Friday, but once he did, he was awarded a victory.
A well rounded performance turned in, Pico (8-4 MMA, 8-4 BMMA) …read more

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Highlights! Dancing Loureda Earns Split Decision Win

It wasn’t easy, but Valerie Loureda pulled out the win in her comeback fight earlier tonight (Fri., Nov. 12, 2021) at Bellator 271, defeating Taylor Turner via split decision in …read more

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Bellator 271 video: Roman Faraldo points at opponent, leaps across cage for stiffening flying knee KO

Lightning might not strike twice, but Roman Faraldo’s flying knees do.
For the second time in his short promotional tenure, Faraldo won by flying knee Friday when he knocked out Robert …read more

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Bellator 271 results: Valerie Loureda returns to win column, brings back dance celebration

Valerie Loureda punched her ticket back into the win column at Bellator 271.
Entering a fight off a loss for the first time as a professional, Loureda (4-1 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) …read more

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Bellator 271 video: Roman Faraldo starches Robert Turnquest with brutal flying knee

Welterweight Roman Faraldo is now 5-0 with five stoppages after a brutal flying-knee knockout of Robert Turnquest at Bellator 271.
A left hook sent Turnquest backward, moving his jaw as …read more

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Bellator 271 video: Valerie Loureda wins split decision, dances again to celebrate

After suffering the first loss of her pro MMA career, Valerie Loureda got back on track at Bellator 271 with a split decision over Taylor Turner.
Loureda earned scores of …read more

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Bellator 271: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh live stream, results, play by play

Cris Cyborg and Sinead Kavanagh at the Bellator 271 weigh-ins. | Lucas Noonan/Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA is in Hollywood, Florida tonight (Nov. 12), and the …read more

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Scott Coker waiting for Dillon Danis to give him green light on Bellator return: 'That's really up to him'

MIAMI – Scott Coker isn’t sure when Dillon Danis will return, but he hopes he does.
The controversial Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt remains in the headlines on a regular basis, but …read more

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Bellator planning 'massive' retirement fight for Fedor Emelianenko: 'This is not going to just be a normal fight'

MIAMI – If all goes according to plan, Fedor Emelinaneko will fight once more in his native Russia, and Bellator wants to make it an extra special occasion.
Bellator president Scott …read more

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Bellator 271 live stream online

Valerie Loureda and Taylor Turner will compete on the Bellator 271 undercard Friday. | Bellator

Watch the Bellator 271 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card …read more

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Bellator 271: Cyborg vs Kavanagh preview, weigh-in results

Riding high. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

The Brazilian pioneer faces a new Irish threat as she defends her crown yet again. Bellator’s new …read more

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Video: Valerie Loureda wants Hannah Guy rematch after loss that ‘broke my heart,’ feels free ahead of Bellator 271

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Valerie Loureda was heartbroken after her first pro loss earlier this year, but she has learned a lot of valuable lessons …read more

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Bellator’s Usman Nurmagomedov Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Police Officer with Car

Bellator MMA lightweight prospect Usman Nurmagomedov has been taken into custody for reportedly running a police officer over at an airport in Russia. …read more

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Scott Coker Plans To Woo Kayla Harrison At Bellator 271

Bellator President Scott Coker is looking to add Kayla Harrison to the Bellator roster.

Since making the move over to mixed martial arts from Judo, Kayla Harrison has been turning …read more

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Justin Gonzales feels dangerous heading into Bellator 271

With his victory over Ty-Wan Claxton at Bellator 260 this past June, featherweight Justin Gonzales remained undefeated in his career and took another step up the 145-pound ladder, but that …read more

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Cody Law: ‘There’s so many ways for me to finish’ Colton Hamm at Bellator 271

Looking back on his win over Theo Macuka at Bellator 262 this past July, on the surface there’s not much for featherweight Cody Law to complain about.

Though Law was able …read more

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Bellator 271 live and official results (7 p.m. ET)

Bellator 271 takes place Friday, 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 at …read more

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Bellator 271 discussion thread

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s Bellator 271 event at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., which kicks off at 7 p.m. …read more

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Bellator 271 Results: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh

Cris Cyborg battles Sinead Kavanagh in the Bellator 271 main event Friday night. | Bellator

MMA Fighting has Bellator 271 results for the Cyborg vs. …read more

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Bellator 271's Tyrell Fortune: 'Old ass' heavyweights should fight each other, focus promotion on younger talent

The Bellator heavyweight division is starting to heat up and Tyrell Fortune believes it’s time for some fresh faces at the top of the division.
At Bellator 271, Fortune (11-1 MMA, …read more

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Khabib’s Cousin, Usman Nurmagomedov Arrested For Hit & Run On Cop

Usman Nurmagomedov has found himself in some hot water in Moscow.

Usman, cousin to former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, fights under the Bellator banner, where he is an undefeated 14-0 lightweight …read more

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Linton Vassell views Bellator 271 bout against Tyrell Fortune as heavyweight title eliminator

Former Bellator light heavyweight title challenger Linton Vassell believes he’s on the cusp of another title shot, although this time at heavyweight.
In 2019, Vassell made the change to the higher …read more

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Bellator 271 ‘Cyborg vs. Kavanagh’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live Bellator 271 coverage kicks off at 7 p.m. ET. …read more

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Scott Coker interested in free agent Kayla Harrison, reveals plans to open dialogue at Bellator 271

MIAMI – One of the biggest stars in women’s mixed martial arts is currently a free agent, and Bellator president Scott Coker is interested.
Ahead of Bellator 271, Coker told MMA …read more

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Sinead Kavanagh says Cris Cyborg ‘playing mind games’ ahead of Bellator 271: ‘She didn’t want this fight’

Sinead Kavanagh | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Sinead Kavanagh is out to make history at Bellator 271 on Friday night, aiming to dethrone featherweight queen …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

MMA Junkie Radio #3208: Bellator 271 and UFC Fight Night 197 preview, guest Elias Theodorou

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,208, the guys previewed another buys weekend with Bellator 271 and UFC Fight Night 197, …read more

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Pam Sorenson expecting exiting fight against Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 271

Coming off a nearly two-year layoff, featherweight Pam Sorenson was looking have a solid comeback fight when she faced Roberta Paim Samad at Bellator 264 this past August.

While Sorenson didn’t …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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