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Bellator 205 results: AJ McKee earns quick KO, Rafael Lovato Jr. continues to make case for middleweight title shot

One week away from their monstrous Bellator 206 event in San Jose, California, Bellator delivered with Bellator 205 to get us ready for what’s right around the corner.
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Bellator 205 highlights

With Bellator 205 in the books, check out the highlights from the memorable main card action at the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, on Friday night. …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2018, 5:46 am By
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Bellator 205 Results: AJ McKee Makes Quick Work of John Teixeira

Bellator MMA keeps lining them up and AJ McKee keeps knocking them down, quite literally.
McKee has yet to lose a fight and keeps calling for tougher opponents. At Bellator 205 …read more

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Video: A.J. McKee viciously KO’s John Macapa in Bellator 205 main event

A.J. McKee may have had his hopes pinned on getting a victory over a former champion at Bellator 205 but instead he’ll just have to settle for a Knockout of …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Bellator 205 Highlights & Recaps!

Bellator 205 ‘McKee vs Macapa’ aired Friday night (Sept. 21, 2018) from CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. MMA Mania brings you a post-fight recap, results, .gifs and interview highlights from …read more

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A.J. McKee Scores 69-Second Knockout on John Teixeira da Conceicao in Bellator 205 Headliner

John Teixeira da Conceicao might need some Advil when he wakes up. …read more

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Bellator 205 Results: A.J. McKee, Rafael Lovato Jr., and Patricky Freire all score impressive finishes

In a night of impressive finishes, A.J. McKee still found a way to steal the show.
On Friday night at the Centurylink Arena in Boise, Idaho, McKee was supposed to take …read more

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Bellator 205 results and highlights: McKee blasts Macapa

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 205, where AJ McKee knocked out John Macapa with a single strike in the main event. Bellator 205 is in the …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2018, 3:46 am By
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Bellator 205 results: A.J. McKee scores vicious, one-punch knockout of John Teixeira

BOISE, Idaho – Doubt A.J. McKee (12-0 MMA, 12-0 BMMA) at your own risk, as “Mercenary” stayed perfect with a brutal knockout of John Teixeira (21-4-2 MMA, 4-3 BMMA).
The featherweight …read more

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Twitter reacts to A.J. McKee's brutal KO of John Teixeira at Bellator 205

A.J. McKee added another vicious knockout to his highlight reel on Friday when he knocked out John Teixeira in the Bellator 205 main event.
McKee (12-0 MMA, 12-0 BMMA) extended his …read more

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Posted on September 22, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Bellator 205 results: Rafael Lovato Jr. stays perfect, taps out gritty John Salter

BOISE, Idaho – Submission ace Rafael Lovato Jr. (9-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) was tested but ultimately proved victorious, turning to his bread and butter to tap out John Salter (15-4 …read more

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Bellator 205 results: Hometown hero Veta Arteaga taps out kickboxing champ Denise Kielholtz

BOISE, Idaho – Hometown hero Veta Arteaga (5-2 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) survived early trouble on the feet against vaunted striker Denise Kielholtz (2-2 MMA, 2-1 BMMA), battling back for an …read more

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Bellator 205 results: Patricky Freire goes to war with Roger Huerta, scores KO finish

It didn’t come easy, but Patricky Freire (20-8 MMA, 13-7 BMMA) went toe-to-toe with Roger Huerta (24-11-1 MMA, 0-2 BMMA), who was the first man to fall, giving “Pitbull” a …read more

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Twitter reacts to Patricky Pitbull's record-setting KO of Roger Huerta at Bellator 205

Patricky Freire put himself back atop the Bellator knockout mountain on Friday when he set a new record for most finishes by strikes in the promotion’s history at Bellator 205.
In …read more

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Bellator 205 – Live Results

Bellator 205 goes down live tonight from CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. In the main event AJ Mckee puts his undefeated record on the line against John Teixeira and in …read more

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Video: Unbeaten 6-foot-8 Steve Mowry gets slick submission at Bellator 205

BOISE, Idaho – Steve Mowry lived up to the hype in his Bellator debut tonight when he won in the opening round at Bellator 205.
Mowry (5-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), a …read more

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Bellator 205: Ex-NFL player Ben Moa turned football void into knockout passion

Ben Moa was 27 when he was released from the Miami Dolphins. After a celebrated college career at the University of Utah, his football dream was over.
Moa (4-0 MMA, 0-0 …read more

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Bellator 205 Results: McKee vs. Macapa

MMA Fighting has Bellator 205 results for the McKee vs. Macapa fight card Friday night at the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho.
In the main event, undefeated prospect A.J. McKee will …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator 205 ‘McKee vs. Macapa’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live Bellator 205 coverage kicks off Friday at 7 p.m. ET. …read more

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Bellator 205 Live Stream & Results Tonight (Sept. 21)

Tonight (Sept. 21) the Bellator 205 results will roll out live. The event will be held inside the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. In the main event of Bellator 205, …read more

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Bellator 205: McKee vs. Macapa live stream, PBP, results, and discussion

Bloody Elbow is the place to be for live results and full play-by-play of Bellator 205 from Idaho.
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Patricky Freire invites Eddie Alvarez back to Bellator, vows to KO him in rematch

Eddie Alvarez became the first fighter to knock Patricky Freire out when they met almost six years ago at Bellator 76, and the Brazilian fighter wants to return the favor.
Former …read more

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Bellator 205 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 205 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 September 21, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Bellator 205: McKee vs. Macapa preview 

Here’s the scoop for tonight’s Bellator 205 card, where A.J. McKee Jr. throws down with John Macapa in the main event. Viacom’s brand of MMA kicks off tonight as the …read more

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Bellator 205's Veta Arteaga down to scrap with kickboxing champ Denise Kielholtz

BOISE, Idaho – Denise Kielholtz might be Bellator’s kickboxing champion, but Veta Arteaga isn’t afraid of a little standup action.
“I don’t mind to strike,” Arteaga told MMAjunkie in advance of …read more

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Steve Mowry Excited to Showcase His Skills at Bellator 205

Having been two years since he first made the move to the pro ranks, heavyweight prospect Steve Mowry has very little to be disappointed about.
In four bouts, Mowry has managed …read more

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Towering heavyweight Steve Mowry unfazed by expectations ahead of Bellator debut

BOISE, Idaho – Towering heavyweight newcomer Steve Mowry is not worried about outside expectations going into Bellator 205.
At 6-foot-8, Mowry (4-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) is difficult to miss. He’s a …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2018, 12:46 pm By
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Bellator 205 live video stream and official results (7 p.m. ET)

Bellator 205 takes place today, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).
The event takes place at …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2018, 11:46 am By
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MMA Vivi - Bellator 205: McKee vs. Macapa

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez return to break down this week’s Bellator card in Boise, Idaho. With picks and odds for the main card. The UFC’s Fight Night …read more

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Daily Debate results: Will A.J. McKee or Aaron Pico win Bellator title first?

A.J. McKee and Aaron Pico, teammates and arguably Bellator’s two brightest prospects, are set to fight in consecutive weekends.
On Friday night at Bellator 205, 23-year-old McKee (11-0 MMA, 11-0 BMMA) …read more

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5 reasons to watch Bellator 205 with a still-rising star and title contenders in Boise

Bellator returns to action on Friday with Bellator 205. In the main event, rising featherweight star, A.J. McKee headlines his first stateside fight card. The 11-0 McKee puts the longest …read more

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Posted on September 20, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Bellator 205 'Inside Access': What to watch for in Boise

BOISE, Idaho – MMAjunkie has been onsite all week for Bellator 205, and lead staff reporter Mike Bohn has you covered with a preview of Friday’s card.
What’s at stake for …read more

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Bellator 205 predictions: Are we picking A.J. McKee to stay unbeaten, or Teixeira in an upset?

McKee
vs.
Teixeira
Lovato
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Salter
Freire
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Huerta
Arteaga
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Kielholtz
MMAjunkie readers’consensus picks2018: 111-62

McKee
(83%)

Lovato
(57%)

Freire
(82%)

Kielholtz
(57%)
Dan Tom@DanTomMMA2018: 116-61

McKee

Lovato

Freire

Kielholtz
Ken Hathaway@kenshathaway2018: 115-62

McKee

Lovato

Freire

Arteaga
Trent Reinsmith@TrentReinsmith2018: 113-64

McKee

Salter

Freire

Kielholtz
Ben Fowlkes@BenFowlkesMMA2018: 112-652016 Champion

McKee

Lovato

Freire

Kielholtz
Simon Samano@SJSamano2018: 110-67

McKee

Salter

Freire

Kielholtz
Mike Bohn@MikeBohnMMA2018: 110-672014 Champion

McKee

Salter

Freire

Kielholtz
Abbey Subhan@kammakaze2018: 109-68

McKee

Lovato

Freire

Kielholtz
John Morgan@MMAjunkieJohn2018: 108-69

McKee

Lovato

Freire

Kielholtz
Fernanda Prates@nandaprates_2018: 106-71

McKee

Salter

Freire

Arteaga
Steven Marrocco@MMAjunkieSteven2018: 105-72

McKee

Salter

Freire

Kielholtz
Matt Erickson@MMAjunkieMatt2018: 102-75

McKee

Lovato

Freire

Arteaga
Brian Garcia@thegoze2018: 100-772017 …read more

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Jarod Trice Plans On ‘Dominating’ Sean Powers at Bellator 205

Coming off a year layoff, prospect Jarod Trice feels like his recent win over Walter Howard at Bellator 194 was far from his best outing.
In particular, Trice was hoping he’d …read more

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Bellator 205 Weigh-in Video & Results: A.J. McKee, John Teixeira Cleared for Combat

Bellator 205 is only a day away, and the promotion has put together a solid Friday night card. …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 205 Weigh In Results, Streaming Video

The place is here, CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 205: “McKee vs. Macapa” tomorrow night (Fri., Sept. 21, 2018) officially …read more

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Bellator 205 Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for the upcoming Bellator 205 event are in the books. Bellator officials held the weigh-ins for Bellator 205 on Thursday, September 20, 2018 where everyone made weight and …read more

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Bellator 205's Adam Borics: 'Finally I can train like a professional fighter' with Henry Hooft

BOISE, Idaho – Undefeated prospect Adam Borics makes his third Bellator appearance Friday against Josenaldo Silva on the prelims of Bellator 205.
In an exclusive interview with MMAjunkie’s John Morgan, Borics …read more

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Bellator 205 weigh-in video

At the Bellator 205 weigh-ins, all 28 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights will step on the scales Thursday afternoon.
In the main event, A.J McKee and John Macapa will …read more

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Bubba Jenkins Plans to Bring Brave CF Belt from Abu Dhabi to America

For former Bellator featherweight Bubba Jenkins, 2018 has been one of the least productive of his career, but not by choice.
Since leaving Bellator in 2016 has fought sporadically, including the …read more

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Bellator 205 weigh-in results and live video stream (11 a.m. ET)

BOISE, Idaho – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official Bellator 205 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 11 a.m. ET (9 a.m. MT local …read more

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Gegard Mousasi has harsh criticism of the UFC

Gegard Mousasi is arguably the biggest name to make the jump from the UFC to Bellator in free agency. After deciding to make the switch in July of 2017, signing …read more

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Rory MacDonald opens up about Bellator’s welterweight division

On Sept. 29, Rory MacDonald will have the chance to become a two-weight champion in Bellator. The current welterweight title holder will be taking on the reigning Bellator middleweight champ …read more

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Gegard Mousasi: ‘I feel the UFC is declining’

Gegard Mousasi is apparently very happy with his move to Bellator. Gegard Mousasi was a high-level middleweight in the UFC, but was never able to secure a title shot …read more

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Rafael Lovato Jr. Believes a Win Over John Salter at Bellator 205 Earns Him a Title Shot

Though he’s just had one fight so far in 2018, middleweight Rafael Lovato Jr. is pleased with how the bout turned out and what he was able to do in …read more

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Mousasi believes UFC is ‘declining’ due to ‘bad cards’

It’s been 14 months since Gegard Mousasi made the jump from the UFC to Bellator, and he hasn’t looked back.
Just two fights into his run with his new promotion, Mousasi …read more

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Bellator boss Scott Coker will deal with dual-champions situation 'case-by-case' if it happens

Bellator President Scott Coker could soon be in a situation in which championship belts from four different weight classes are held by just two fighters. That could make things difficult …read more

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Posted on September 19, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Bellator 205 pre-event facts: A.J. McKee looks to extend record winning streak to dozen

Bellator action returns after a more than month-long hiatus Friday with Bellator 205, which takes place at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. The main card airs on Paramount following prelims …read more

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Chidi Njokuani vs. Melvin Manhoef to Headline Bellator 210 on Nov. 30

A middleweight clash pitting Chidi Njokuani against Melvin Manhoef will serve as the headliner for Bellator 210. …read more

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Melvin Manhoef vs. Chidi Njokuani headlines Bellator 210 on Nov. 30

Dec 1, 2017; Thackerville, OK, USA; Chidi Njokuani (blue gloves) looks on during Bellator 189 against Hisaki Kato (not pictured) at Winstar World Casino. Mandatory Credit: Dave Mandel-USA TODAY Sports

Dec …read more

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Melvin Manhoef vs. Chidi Njokuani to headline Bellator 210

Melvin Manhoef recently re-signed with Bellator and now he has his next assignment.
The 47-fight veteran will meet Chidi Njokuani in the middleweight main event of Bellator 210, which takes place …read more

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Bellator 205 co-main breakdown: Everyone's eager for Lovato Jr. vs. Salter to get to the mat

Rafael Lovato Jr. takes on John Salter in the Bellator 205 co-main event, and if you’re into matchups that feature ground-game specialists, then this is the fight for you.
Lovato Jr., …read more

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Newcomer Augusto Sakai happy to buck trend on UFC-Bellator migration

In an era that seems to be seeing more and more fighters leave the UFC in favor of a Bellator roster spot, Augusto Sakai is happy to be doing the …read more

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AJ McKee Expects Title Shot Next with Win at Bellator 205

Looking back on his unanimous decision win over Justin Lawrence at Bellator 197 in April, featherweight AJ McKee feels like he had a very solid performance.
In particular, McKee was pleased …read more

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Big John McCarthy Breakdown: Rory MacDonald vs. Gegard Mousasi

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Legendary Big John McCarthy breaks down the upcoming middleweight world title fight between Gegard Mousasi and Rory MacDonald that headlines Bellator 206. Don’t miss the epic …read more

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September 17 officially proclaimed as Ilima-Lei Macfarlane day

Bellator has officially won the race to Hawaii as their first event in the aloha state will take place on December 15 for Bellator 210.
There was only one choice for …read more

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Bellator 205 main-event breakdown: Is A.J. McKee about to face his toughest test?

A.J. McKee will look to remain unbeaten when he meets John Teixeira in the featherweight headliner of Bellator 205.
McKee (12-0 MMA, 12-0 BMMA), 23, will look to extend his Bellator-record …read more

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Mayor of Honolulu proclaims Sept. 17 Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Day in honor of Bellator champ

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It’s been a wild ride for women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane ever since Bellator announced last week that she’ll be headlining the promotion’s first …read more

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King Mo vs. Liam McGeary re-booked for Bellator 211 in Hawaii

Muhammad Lawal and Liam McGeary will square off in Honolulu this December. An important light heavyweight bout has been added to Bellator’s first trip to Hawaii.
Muhammed Lawal will meet former …read more

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Lyoto Machida discusses the differences he’s noticed between the UFC and Bellator

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is now a Bellator fighter. The Brazilian legend will make his promotional debut this December, when Bellator touches down in Hawaii, where he …read more

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How to watch Bellator 205: Fight card, start time, online results, where to stream McKee vs. Teixeira

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Bellator returns to Idaho for this week’s Bellator 205 event. Here’s how to watch.
Bellator 205 takes place Friday at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. …read more

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John Salter ready for both he and Rafael Lovato Jr. to be 'carried out of the cage' at Bellator 205

About five months ago, as John Salter wrapped up one last workout before flying out to Illinois for a scheduled meeting with Rafael Lovato Jr., his phone started blowing up.
“I …read more

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Is Patricky Freire's highlight reel good enough to warrant another Bellator title shot?

Patricky Freire returns to action this week, and he’s got his eye on getting another lightweight title shot.
“Pitbull” Freire (19-8 MMA, 12-7 BMMA) takes on Roger Huerta (24-10-1 MMA, 1-3 …read more

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Big John McCarthy Breakdown: Douglas Lima and Andrey Koreshkov’s Trilogy Bout at Bellator 206

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We kick off the Welterweight World Grand Prix with Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov! Big John McCarthy breaks down what to expect from both fighters in their …read more

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Hendricks, Ward set for bare-knuckle bout

Johny Hendricks, a former UFC welterweight champion, will take on longtime Bellator fighter Brennan Ward in a bare-knuckle bout. …read more

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Johny Hendricks set to return in bare knuckle fight against Brennan Ward

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks may be retired from MMA, but that doesn’t mean he’s done with the fight game entirely.
Hendricks and longtime Bellator contender Brennan Ward have agreed …read more

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Why Valerie Letourneau believes Ilima-Lei Macfarlane faces Bellator title-fight disadvantage

What Valerie Letoureau couldn’t achieve in the UFC she hopes to with Bellator by the end of the year, and she’s quite all right with the circumstances surrounding the opportunity, …read more

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Bellator Confirms Women’s Flyweight Championship Headlining First Event in Hawaii

The Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii will host the homecoming of Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0), as she puts her undefeated record and Bellator women’s flyweight title on the line …read more

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Johny Hendricks to make bare knuckle debut vs. Brennan Ward

Johny Hendricks will headline the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation’s debut card against former Bellator fighter Brennan Ward. Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will be returning to professional competition …read more

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For Lyoto Machida, fighting ex-champ Rafael Carvalho in Hawaii is the perfect Bellator debut

Almost three months after signing with Bellator, and with a stage and opponent set for his Dec. 15 debut, it’s safe to say Lyoto Machida has been adjusting just fine.
“I’m …read more

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Report | Former UFC champ Johny Hendricks booked for bareknuckle battle with Bellator vet Brennan Ward

Back in June, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks announced plans to retire from mixed martial arts. Earlier this month, long-time Bellator welterweight contender Brennan Ward announced that he was …read more

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Rory MacDonald Cautious About Bulking Up for Middleweight Bout Against Gegard Mousasi

Bellator MMA welterweight champion Rory MacDonald will move up a division to take on the middleweight king Gegard Mousasi in the Bellator 206headliner on Sept. 29 in San Jose, California. …read more

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Watch Gegard Mousasi Take Out Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 200

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Take a look back to the historic Bellator 200 event in London. Watch Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Carvalho in its entirety! And don’t miss Mousasi’s upcoming fight …read more

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Lyoto Machida calls Fabricio Werdum suspension 'very sad,' renews USADA complaints

Lyoto Machida believes the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency should’ve gone easier on Fabricio Werdum.
The former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator star called Werdum’s recent suspension “very sad.” Machida (24-8 …read more

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Can Bellator Become The UFC’s Full Rival?

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan said this week on his podcast that he hopes Bellator will turn into a full rival for the UFC. Rogan said he wishes Bellator would …read more

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Video: Check out A.J. McKee's show-stopping finishes ahead of Bellator 205

A.J. McKee’s unblemished record will be on the line when he returns to action in a week in Idaho.
So far in his career, all with Bellator, McKee is a perfect …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2760 with Valerie Letourneau, Din Thomas

Stream or download Thursday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Valerie Letourneau and Din Thomas.
Letourneau will challenge for the women’s flyweight title against champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane when Bellator makes its …read more

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MMA Rundown - Sept. 14-16: Cody McKenzie returns

Not many notable events this weekend, but the ones we have have some guaranteed action. Slim pickings this weekend, folks. The UFC’s in Russia, Bellator’s laying low until later this …read more

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UFC, Bellator vet Melvin Guillard in Colorado jail, facing three separate assault cases

UFC and Bellator veteran Melvin Guillard sits in a Colorado jail after his arrest in connection with a club brawl earlier this month.
Guillard, 35, was in Jefferson County (Colo.) court …read more

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Alexander Shlemenko vs. Anatoly Tokov set for Bellator 208 in New York

Bellator’s return to New York next month has another fight set for the main card.
Former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko (56-11 MMA, 12-4 BMMA) will take on Anatoly Tokov (26-3 MMA, …read more

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Alexander Shlemenko vs. Anatoly Tokov slated for Bellator 208

Two Russian countrymen will do battle for middleweight contendership at Bellator 208.
A matchup between former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and rising contender Anatoly Tokov has been slated for the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Bellator champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane: Sharing cage with Valerie Letourneau 'huge honor'

When Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and Valerie Letourneau were first spotted amicably discussing a location for their title bout, the meeting was still a hypothetical scenario.
That, as we know, changed Wednesday, when …read more

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Michael Chandler Says Brent Primus is ‘Literally Delusional’

Michael Chandler says Brent Primus’ claims are bogus. Chandler is the former Bellator lightweight champion. In fact, he’s held the title twice. While many believed Chandler would be in for …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Joe Rogan feels Bellator could have the world’s best fighters in at least two weight classes

Joe Rogan, a long-time color commentator for the UFC, is not just a UFC fan. He’s also very interested in the products offered by other MMA promotions, particularly Bellator MMA …read more

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U.K. fighters James Mulheron, Alfie Davis sign for Bellator 

British duo James Mulheron and Alfie Davis have become the latest European fighters to sign on the dotted line for Bellator.
Bellator confirmed the signings to MMA Fighting.
Mulheron (11-2-0) …read more

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For Bellator champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, gravity of Hawaii headliner 'totally' understood

It was no secret that, after successfully defending her Bellator title for the first time, women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane wanted a chance to perform in her native Hawaii.
On Wednesday, …read more

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Ben Askren on Colby Covington: He’s a ‘poor man’s version of me’

Ben Askren throws shade at Colby Covington on social media. Although he never got the chance to compete in the UFC, former ONE FC and Bellator champion Ben Askren is …read more

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Joe Rogan ‘Would Love it’ if Bellator Rivaled UFC

Joe Rogan says he’d be happy if Bellator can become a full blown rival to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). It’s a unique stance as Rogan has been a longtime …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Joe Rogan 'would love it' if Bellator developed into 'full rival' for UFC

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Joe Rogan is one of the UFC’s longest-tenured employees. However, that doesn’t mean he holds any competitive animosity toward other MMA organizations.
In fact, Rogan, …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Bellator signs Machida brothers’ training partner Weber Almeida to multi-fight deal

Another member of the Lyoto Machida crew has joined the Bellator roster.
Weber Almeida, a 1-0 bantamweight, has signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with the company, Bellator officials told MMA Fighting. …read more

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Report: Machida to make Bellator debut in Hawaii

UFC veteran Lyoto Machida will make his Bellator debut against Rafael Carvalho, in December. Lyoto Machida has a date and an opponent for his Bellator debut, which doubles as the …read more

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Daily Debate results: Where should Ryan Bader rank P4P if he becomes dual Bellator champ?

Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader has been on a roll for nearly the past five years, winning 10 of 11 fights.
During his eight years in the UFC, which kicked …read more

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Lyoto Machida debuts against former champion Rafael Carvalho at Bellator Hawaii

Lyoto Machida has a date and opponent set for his Bellator debut.
The former UFC light heavyweight champion will meet ex-Bellator middleweight titleholder Rafael Carvalho at Bellator’s Hawaii debut on Dec. …read more

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Machida making Bellator debut in December

Lyoto Machida will meet former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho on Dec. 15 on the promotion’s debut card in Honolulu. …read more

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Report | Lyoto Machida gets former middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho in Bellator debut

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida now has the details of his Bellator debut. The Brazilian legend will battle a fellow Brazilian in former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho. …read more

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Bellator unbeatens Neiman Gracie, Ed Ruth headed to Hawaii for welterweight grand prix

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Bellator’s first trip to Hawaii now has two bouts, with the addition of a welterweight battle of unbeatens.
Rising standouts Neiman Gracie and Ed Ruth …read more

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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to headline Bellator’s debut in Hawaii vs. Valerie Letourneau

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane is bringing a title fight back to the islands.
MMA Fighting confirmed with officials that the flyweight champion will defend her belt against Valerie Letourneau in the main event …read more

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Champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane gets wish, headlines Bellator's Hawaii debut vs. Valerie Letourneau

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After successfully defending her belt at Bellator 201, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane had a place and a name in mind for her second women’s flyweight title …read more

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Bellator books Hawaiian fights, 1st in decade

Bellator MMA has beaten the UFC to the punch by booking the first major mixed martial arts event in Hawaii in a decade. …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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World Fighting League tournament winners to receive Bellator contracts

Bellator’s continued search for European talent is taking the promotion to the Netherlands.
On Tuesday, Bellator announced that it will award contracts to the winner of the World Fighting League’s MMA …read more

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