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Bellator 234 predictions, preview for ‘Kharitonov vs Vassell’

Bellator 234 “Kharitonov vs. Vassell” comes to Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel on November 14, 2019 and airs via tape delay November 15. Heavyweights duel in the night’s …read more

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Linton Vassell dismisses skid ahead of Bellator 234: 'You can't just give up'

Linton Vassell is only looking at the upside of his Bellator 234 headline matchup with Sergei Kharitonov.
Despite a three-fight losing skid, Vassell (18-8 MMA, 7-5 BMMA) gets the main-event spot …read more

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Bellator 234 weigh-in results

Sergei Kharitonov and Linton Vassell pose ahead of their heavyweight main event bout Thursday in Tel Aviv, Israel | Bellator MMA

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Sources: Pico to fight Carey at Bellator 238

Aaron Pico, who has lost two fights in a row by TKO and knockout, has agreed to fight Daniel Carey at Bellator 238 on Jan. 25 in Inglewood, California, sources …read more

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Bellator 234’s Weigh In Results Are In ...

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The place is here, Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel, and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 234: “Kharitonov vs. …read more

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Bellator 234 Weigh-in Results: Kharitonov, Vassell Cleared for Heavyweight Headliner

The Bellator 234 heavyweight headliner is official, as both Sergei Kharitonov and Linton Vassell made weight without issue on Wednesday. …read more

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Bellator 234 Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for the upcoming Bellator 234 event are in the books. Bellator officials held the weigh-ins for Bellator 234 on Wednesday where everyone made weight. Thus the fights …read more

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Canadians in Combat – November 2019

Top MMA News will be focusing exclusively on Canadian MMA and taking a step back from posting UFC, Bellator, PFL and other fight cards unless they take place in the …read more

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Bellator 234 weigh-in results: Sergei Kharitonov gives up 22 pounds to Linton Vassell

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The weigh-ins are in the books for this week’s Bellator 234 event, and the fighters on the main card all hit their marks.
In the main …read more

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After failed Rizin FF negotiation, Ryan Bader targets Bellator light heavyweight title defense

Ryan Bader’s pursuit for more championship belts has hit a snag, and for now he will have to be content with the gold he already has.
Bader (27-5 MMA, 5-0 BMMA), …read more

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Rugby star, Bellator signee James Haskell revealed as cast member for U.K. reality TV show

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Just two months after being announced as a Bellator fighter, decorated English rugby international James Haskell has been revealed as a cast member for the …read more

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Neiman Gracie to fight Kiichi Kunimoto at Bellator 236

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Coming off of his first loss, Neiman Gracie is being booked against a veteran for his next outing.
MMA Fighting confirmed with officials …read more

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MMA rankings report: UFC on ESPN+ 21, Bellator 233 fallout

It was another eventful weekend in the MMA world. Consider the highlights:

Zabit Magomedsharipov continued his climb up the 145-pound ladder with a win over Calvin Kattar in the main event …read more

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Neiman Gracie to Face Kiichi Kunimoto at Bellator 236 in Honolulu on Dec. 21

Neiman Gracie will attempt to bounce back from the first defeat of his professional career when he faces Kiichi Kunimoto at Bellator 236. …read more

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Austin Vanderford says toughest test of career lays ahead at Bellator 234

Austin Vanderford understands the significance of what his fight at Bellator 234 means for his overall career prospects.
That’s why Vanderford (8-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) is taking his middleweight matchup with …read more

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Christian Edwards humbled to see vicious Bellator 233 knockout go viral

It’s common practice for 21-year-olds celebrate their birthday by taking shots. Bellator light heavyweight Christian Edwards, however, elected to commemorate his by handing out a huge one.
In his second professional …read more

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King Mo Lawal’s retirement leads Bellator to best ratings in four months

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The retirement fight of King Mo Lawal led Bellator to its best television rating since July, even with a lot of sports competition.
Friday’s show from Thackerville, Okla., did …read more

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Logan Paul says he would ‘destroy’ CM Punk in MMA fight, open to boxing ‘f**king p**sy’ Dillon Danis

YouTuber Logan Paul says he would “destroy” former WWE superstar CM Punk in an MMA fight and also says he wants to box Bellator star Dillon Danis, who he called …read more

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Sidney Outlaw: Fight vs. Roger Huerta at Bellator 234 ‘Just the Beginning for Me’

Sidney Outlaw is making his debut in the sport’s second largest MMA promotion in a big way, as he will face Roger Huerta in the Bellator 234 co-main event. …read more

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Olga Rubin Believes Bout With Sinead Kavanagh is a ‘Fight For The Fans’

Olga Rubin will return to action in her home country of Israel against Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 234. …read more

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Leandro Higo wants to welcome Sergio Pettis to Bellator

Leandro Higo (right) is coming off a submission victory over Shawn Bunch. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former Bellator bantamweight contender Leandro Higo wants to be the one to …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov.4-Nov. 10)

MMA fight announcements are hard to follow. With so many outlets and channels for news to break through, it’s nearly impossible to organize.
But here at MMA Junkie, we’ve got your …read more

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Bellator 234 pre-event facts: Roger Huerta seeks first Bellator win since 2010

Bellator’s busy November continues this week with Bellator 234, which takes place Thursday at Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel, but won’t air until Friday on Paramount via tape-delay.
A …read more

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UFC makes first trip to Raleigh, N.C., on Jan. 25, same date as Bellator’s Cyborg vs. Budd

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MMA’s two biggest promotions will go head-to-head on Jan. 25.
The UFC on Monday announced its first trip to Raleigh, N.C. for a card that …read more

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Arlene Blencowe thinks she's earned another title shot with win over Leslie Smith at Bellator 233

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Arlene Blencowe thinks she’s positioned herself as the No. 1 contender after this past Friday.
She defeated Leslie Smith by unanimous decision at Bellator 233, outpointing her on …read more

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Logan Storley: Win over D-I wrestler E.J. Brooks at Bellator 233 speaks to my wrestling ability

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Logan Storley’s win Friday at Bellator 233 was a major feather in his cap.
Storley (11-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA), a four time All-American wrestler, took on former …read more

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Cris Cyborg still hopeful for Amanda Nunes rematch

Cris Cyborg is now a Bellator fighter, but the former UFC women’s featherweight champ is still hopeful for a rematch with Amanda Nunes.

Cyborg and Nunes collided in late 2018, in …read more

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Cris Cyborg Hopes For Cross-Promotion Rematch With Amanda Nunes

Cris Cyborg is now on the Bellator roster, but she still wants a rematch with Amanda Nunes. Back in Dec. 2018, Cyborg and Nunes collided for the UFC women’s featherweight …read more

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Bellator 233's Kyle Crutchmer happy to be compared to teammates Cormier, Khabib – if he has bank account to match

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – With his strong wrestling background, Kyle Crutchmer is happy to draw comparisons to his teammates – but not necessarily to their fighting styles.
Crutchmer (5-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), …read more

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Cris Cyborg still wants Amanda Nunes rematch in a Bellator vs. UFC cross promotion fight

On the heels of her first loss in more than 13 years, Cris Cyborg still wants to avenge her setback to Amanda Nunes.
But now that she is part of the …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3000: UFC Moscow, Bellator 233, Nate Diaz, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On the historic 3,000th episode of the podcast, the guys break down the latest MMA news and …read more

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Bellator 233 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 233's Tyrell Fortune says Jake Hager 'out of my league,' but would love to welcome Tyson Fury to MMA

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – After Tyrell Fortune’s second-round TKO finish of Azunna Anyanwu, his coach wanted him to call out former WWE star Jake Hager again. But he has his sights …read more

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Bellator 233 post-event facts: Tyrell Fortune already making a mark in record books

A busy month for Bellator got off to a start on Friday with Bellator 233, which took place at WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Okla., with a main …read more

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UFC Moscow Results: Alexander Volkov defeats Greg Hardy (Highlights)

A heavyweight bout featuring former Bellator champion Alexander Volkov taking on former NFL star Greg Hardy co-headlined today’s UFC Moscow event.

Volkov (30-7 MMA) will be returning to action for the …read more

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Bellator 233 results & highlights: King Mo gets KO’d in final fight

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Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal came out of retirement for one final fight because he didn’t want to end his career on a loss. Unfortunately for him, …read more

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Bellator 233 Results: John Salter Defeats Costello Van Steenis

 UPDATE: The Bellator 223 results are in. John Salter defeated Costello Van Steenis in the main event. The time has arrived for Bellator 233. The card will take place …read more

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Bellator 233 highlights

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With Bellator 233 in the books, check out the highlights from the main card Friday night. …read more

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If Andrew Kapel was brought in to lose to 'King Mo' at Bellator 233, he gladly turned tables

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Andrew Kapel knows it wasn’t really supposed to end like this.
It wasn’t how Muhammad Lawal saw it going down. It wasn’t how the majority of fans saw …read more

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Bellator 233: Wary of potential 10-8, John Salter made sure to squeak by in third for win

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – While taking plenty of punishment in the third round Friday night, John Salter had a revelation.
The middleweight figured he almost certainly was on his way to losing …read more

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Bellator 233 video: Salter decisions van Steenis, Kapel KO’s King Mo

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Check out the results and highlights from the Bellator 233 main card, where John Salter hung on to take a tough decision over Costello van …read more

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Bellator 233 Results: John Salter stifles Costello van Steenis, ‘King Mo’ KO’d in retirement bout

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If John Salter is hunting for a rematch with Bellator champion Rafael Lovato Jr., he could have a strong case if he keeps performing …read more

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Bellator 233 results: John Salter earns unanimous nod over Costello van Steenis

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Prior to Friday night, John Salter never went the distance in 20 pro mixed martial arts fights, win or lose.
Then came Bellator 233. And now Salter can …read more

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John Salter Edges Costello van Steenis in Bellator 233 Main Event

Bellator MMA returned to Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, Friday night and middleweights headlined the marquee. …read more

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Bellator 233 ‘Salter Vs Van Steenis’ Recap & Highlights!

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Bellator 233 ‘Salter vs van Steenis’ aired Fri. night (Nov. 8, 2019) from WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight …read more

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Bellator 233 results: Andrew Kapel knocks out retiring Muhammed Lawal

That it’s rare for things to end well for a fighter is a truism across combat sports. And such was the case for Muhammed Lawal on Friday night at Bellator …read more

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Twitter reacts to 'King Mo' Lawal's knockout loss in Bellator 233 retirement fight

Muhammed Lawal’s retirement fight did not go according to plan at Bellator 233 on Friday. Andrew Kapel made sure of that.
In what “King Mo” claimed to be his last dance, …read more

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Bellator 233 results: Arlene Blencowe stymies Leslie Smith, earns decision

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – With Cris Cyborg now in Bellator, Leslie Smith had her eyes on a rematch with the woman who defeated her in the biggest fight of her career.
Perhaps …read more

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Bellator 233 results: Tyrell Fortune stays unbeaten with finish of Azunna Anyanwu

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Another fight night, another pair of victories for the Fortune brothers.
One fight after little brother Tyree stayed undefeated with a split decision victory over Chuck Campbell, big …read more

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Bellator 233 ‘Salter vs. Van Steenis’ Updates & Results

Bellator MMA on Friday returns to the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma, for Bellator 233. …read more

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Volkov still wants to face JDS after UFC Moscow

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Alexander Volkov still wants an opportunity to take on former champion Junior dos Santos. The former Bellator heavyweight champion, Alexander Volkov, was disappointed when …read more

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Video: Christian Edwards improves to 2-0 with 16-second head kick KO

Christian Edwards connects with a head kick against Cesar Bennett at Bellator 233 on Friday in Thackerville, Okla. | @ScottCoker

Christian Edwards isn’t allowing himself to get much in-cage …read more

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Video: Christian Edwards lands sickening head kick for KO win at Bellator 233

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – If Christian Edwards keeps finishing people like he did Friday, he won’t have to worry about being called a “Jon Jones protege” for long.
Edwards (2-0 MMA, 2-0 …read more

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Bellator 233 Results: Salter vs. Van Steenis

John Salter and Costello van Steenis will clash in the Bellator 233 main event Friday night. | Bellator

MMA Fighting will have Bellator 233 results for the Salter vs. …read more

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Brennan, born in 2000, somehow already made it to Bellator

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Lucas Brennan, the son of UFC veteran Chris Brennan, hated jiu-jitsu when he started training at the age of 12. But he eventually came around to it …read more

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Bellator 233 Live Stream & Results Tonight (Nov. 8)

 The time has arrived for Bellator 233. The card will take place tonight (Nov. 8) inside the Winstar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, OK. The main card will …read more

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Retiring ‘King Mo’ happy to make way for next generation of fighters

Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal steps into the cage for the last time Friday when he fights Andrew Kapel at Bellator 233 in Thackerville, Okla. | Bellator MMA

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Bellator 233 live stream online

Tyree Fortune and Chuck Campbell will clash in the Bellator 233 undercard Friday night. | Bellator

Watch the Bellator 233 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary …read more

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Costello van Steenis defers to Gegard Mousasi in Bellator title race but promises ‘my day will come’

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Costello van Steenis knows he will become Bellator champion one day, but it won’t be until after Gegard Mousasi’s pursuit of the title has finished.
The 27-year-old Dutch …read more

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Logan Storley looking to prove that his wrestling is world class at Bellator 233

For his first bout of 2019, welterweight Logan Storley was looking to remain undefeated against veteran Ion Pascu at Bellator 2015 in February.
Though he wasn’t able to finish Pascu, Storley …read more

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Photo: The Bellator x Rizin poster for NYE is pretty amazing

Check out the poster for Rizin and Bellator’s collab on new year’s eve. Japan has a storied tradition of hosting big fights on new year’s eve, and as 2019 comes …read more

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At long last, Tyrell Fortune gets the quick turnaround he's been asking for at Bellator 233

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – For the first time in a while, Tyrell Fortune is coming into a Bellator fight week happy with his turnaround time.
Fortune (7-0 MMA, 7-0 BMMA) takes on …read more

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Leslie Smith hopes to move one step closer to title shot at Bellator 233

Following two years away from the cage, featherweight Leslie Smith returned to fighting this past July with a unanimous decision win over Sinead Kavanaugh at Bellator 224. Now, she’s thinking …read more

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Bellator 233 live and official results (6:15 p.m. ET)

Bellator 233 takes place Friday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 6:15 p.m. ET (3:15 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at …read more

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With new contract ahead of Bellator 233, Logan Storley not worried about bigger names

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Logan Storley isn’t thrilled with the amount of time he’s been off since his most recent fight, but armed with a new Bellator deal it might be …read more

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Bellator 233 predictions, preview for ‘Salter vs van Steenis’

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Bellator 233 “Salter vs. van Steenis” comes to WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma on November 8, 2019. Two of the promotion’s top Middleweights will …read more

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Knowing he can compete with the best at AKA, Kyle Crutchmer ready for Bellator 233 debut

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Kyle Crutchmer knew the time was getting close not long before he signed with Bellator. He knew a deal to head to the big leagues was imminent.
“I …read more

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Tyrell Fortune plans to punish Azunna Anyanwu at Bellator 233

Looking back over his two fights in 2019, heavyweight Tyrell Fortune is very pleased with how his bouts have turned out. He’s on the cusp of entering title talk, but …read more

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Douglas Lima dreams of facing Usman, wants Mousasi fight at 185

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Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima is looking for big fights in his future. Once again the Bellator welterweight champion, Douglas Lima is looking to pursue …read more

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Erik ‘Goyito’ Perez to make Bellator debut in December

Erik Perez | Esther Lin, MMAFighting

Erik Perez has a date and an opponent for his Bellator debut.
The former UFC contender has been booked to fight Toby Misech in …read more

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Curtis Millender discusses UFC release, reveals he signed with Bellator and has fight booked

It was recently announced that Curtis Millender was released from the UFC after going 3-2 in the promotion. He was coming off back-to-back losses, yet those losses were to Elizeu …read more

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Curtis Millender discusses UFC release, reveals he signed with Bellator and has fight booked

It was recently announced that Curtis Millender was released from the UFC after going 3-2 in the promotion. He was coming off back-to-back losses, yet those losses were to Elizeu …read more

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Bellator 233 weigh-in results

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At the Bellator 233 weigh-ins, all 28 fighters taking part in Friday night’s Bellator 233 fights stepped on the scale Thursday, and we’ll have the video here …read more

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‘Big’ John McCarthy Doesn’t Agree With Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz Stoppage

Former referee and current Bellator color commentator “Big” John McCarthy wishes Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz could’ve gone on a little longer. Masvidal and Diaz clashed in the UFC 244 …read more

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Bellator releases poster for RIZIN crossover events

Poster for Bellator and RIZIN’s year-end events | Bellator MMA

Bellator is coming to Japan, and they’re letting everybody know about it.
The promotion released a poster featuring the Statue …read more

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Bellator 233 weigh-in highlights with middleweight showdown, 'King Mo' retirement fight

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – For the third time in 2019, Bellator sets up shop this week in Oklahoma.
Bellator 233 takes place Friday at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. The main …read more

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Bellator 233 predictions: Do we like John Salter or Costello van Steenis in Oklahoma?

Salter
vs.
Van Steenis
Kapel
vs.
Lawal
Blencowe
vs.
Smith
Anyanwu
vs.
Fortune

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 189-115 (62%)

Salter
(54%)

Lawal
(69%)

Smith
(67%)

Fortune
(89%)

Simon Head
@simonhead
2019: 104-58 (64%)

Van Steenis

Lawal

Blencowe

Fortune

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 194-110 (64%)

Salter

Lawal

Smith

Fortune

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2019: 100-57 (64%)

Salter

Lawal

Smith

Fortune

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: 192-112 (63%)
2018 Champion

Salter

Lawal

Blencowe

Fortune

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2019: 192-112 (63%)
2017 Champion

Salter

Lawal

Smith

Fortune

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 189-115 (62%)

Salter

Lawal

Blencowe

Fortune

John …read more

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For John Salter, everything revolves around becoming a Bellator champion

Following his first-round submission win over Chidi Njokuani at Bellator 210 in November of 2018, middleweight John Salter was looking to keep his momentum going in 2019, but things didn’t …read more

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Sergio Pettis explains decision to leave the UFC for Bellator

In a recent interview with MMA Junkie, Sergio Pettis up about the daunting experience of becoming a free agent and how it lead him to sign a new contract at …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 233 Ceremonial Weigh Ins!

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With the Bellator 233 early weigh-in results already in the books (get full results here), the promotion will ask all fighters competing on tomorrow’s card to return …read more

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Sergio Pettis Explains Why He Left UFC For Bellator

Sergio Pettis is making the transition from the UFC to Bellator. Many were surprised by the news that Pettis is making the jump to Bellator. Pettis rebounded from a two-fight …read more

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Bellator 233 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Official; Two Fighters Heavy

Bellator MMA is returning to its favorite stomping grounds in Thackerville, Oklahoma, this Friday for Bellator 233, and two fighters have missed weight. …read more

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4 burning questions heading into Bellator 233

Bellator returns to its regular stomping ground of Thackerville, Okla. for Bellator 233 on Friday night. A card packed with rising contenders looks set to produce a crop of hungry …read more

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Bellator 233: Unbeaten Jordan Young looking to show his worth before free agency

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Jordan Young is putting a little pressure on himself heading into Bellator 233 on Friday night.
Young (11-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) not only puts his perfect record overall, …read more

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John McCarthy says Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal should not have been stopped by doctor

Veteran MMA referee and Bellator color commentator John McCarthy believes the UFC 244 main event between Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal was stopped too soon by the doctor.
Speaking on the …read more

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Bellator 233 early weigh in results, streaming video for ‘Salter vs van Steenis’

The place is here, WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 233: “Salter vs. van Steenis” tomorrow night (Fri., …read more

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King Mo ‘pretty sure’ he’ll be done after Bellator 233

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Muhammed Lawal wants to end his MMA career on a win, but has no plans to go on another title run in …read more

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Bellator 233 Weigh-In Results & Live Stream Today (November 7)

The weigh-ins for the upcoming Bellator 233 event are underway. Bellator officials held the weigh-ins on Thursday where everyone is ready to take the scales. Bellator 233 is set …read more

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Erik Perez to make Bellator debut vs. Toby Misech at 'Salute the Troops' card in Hawaii

Erik Perez will head to enemy territory for his Bellator debut.
Perez (19-6 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will face Toby Misech (11-7 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) at Bellator 235, set to take place …read more

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Bellator and Rizin's Saitama artwork is the best fight poster you'll see this year

While the sport of MMA continues to evolve and improve inside and outside the cage, one area that has stayed relatively stagnant in recent years has been the design of …read more

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Posted on November 7, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Bellator 233 weigh-in results and live video stream (10 a.m. ET)

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official Bellator 233 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT).
The …read more

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Posted on November 7, 2019, 11:16 am By
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Video: Watch Friday's Bellator 233 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 1 p.m. ET

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Bellator 233 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place Friday, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 1 p.m. ET (10 …read more

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‘King Mo’ Lawal wants to go out with a BANG one last time at Bellator 233 in Thackerville

Bellator 233 “Salter vs. van Steenis” takes place Friday, November 8, 2019 at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The Middleweight main event will see John Salter (16-4) …read more

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With MMA title shot in sight, Bellator 233's Janay Harding plans to put boxing aside

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Janay Harding has taken advantage of the terms of her Bellator deal. The promotion allows a number of its athletes, including Harding (5-3 MMA, 2-1 BMMA), to …read more

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Leslie Smith's plan: Beat Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 233, title shot, face Cat Zingano

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Leslie Smith has it all mapped out.
Eighteen months ago, that wasn’t the case. Things were uncertain. Smith (11-7-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), who has advocated for fighter’s rights, …read more

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For 'King Mo' Lawal, Bellator 233 isn't a comeback: 'I just wants to end on a win'

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Less than seven months after he retired following a loss at RIZIN 15, Muhammed Lawal will return to the cage for one more fight – but whatever …read more

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Khonry Gracie returns against Hector Saldana at Bellator 238

Khonry Gracie scored his first submission victory in MMA with an armbar against Oscar Vera. | Bellator MMA

Khonry Gracie has a date and opponent for his next Bellator …read more

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Bellator 233's Costello van Steenis plans on deferring title shot to teammate Gegard Mousasi

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Costello van Steenis wants to make a statement to the rest of the 185-pound division at Bellator 233.
Well, actually the entire division with one exception.
The Dutch fighter …read more

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John Salter is getting older, but he's as hungry as ever entering Bellator 233

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – John Salter isn’t young in this sport. He’s years past being deemed a prospect, but he still believes he can be the next big thing.
At Bellator 233, …read more

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Posted on November 6, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Josh Barnett books Bellator debut as headliner for 'Salute The Troops' event in Hawaii

More than seven months after signing a contract with Bellator, former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett finally has a fight.
Barnett (35-8 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will debut against Brazilian Ronny Markes …read more

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