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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.
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Douglas Lima says dream fight is Kamaru Usman, but Gegard Mousasi will do for now

Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima says his dream fight is a matchup against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, but a fight against Gegard Mousasi will do for now.
Lima recently defeated …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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Bellator 228 Medical Suspensions: Corrales & McKee Facing Lengthy Sits

Bellator 228 has wrapped up and the medical suspensions have been revealed. Gegard Mousasi edged out Lyoto Machida via split decision in the main event. The co-main event saw Patricio …read more

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Henry Corrales, Antonio McKee among those facing long-term suspensions after Bellator 228

Their bout went the full 15 minutes, but Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida walked away relatively unscathed at Bellator 228.
The pair of middleweight combatants were two of the 22 fighters …read more

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Bellator 228 salaries: Champ Patricio 'Pitbull' outearns Gegard Mousasi, Lyoto Machida

Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire was the top earner from Saturday’s Bellator 228 card, taking up nearly 20 percent of the $1,086,050 paid out to the entire card.
Freire (30-4 MMA, …read more

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Gegard Mousasi explains why he believes Rafael Lovato Jr. is on steroids

According to Gegard Mousasi, there is one telltale sign that gives away Bellator middleweight champ Rafael Lovato Jr.’s alleged PED-use use. The Iranian-Dutchman believes the middleweight’s nipples are dead giveaway.
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Bellator 228 Salaries: Patricio Freire Tops The List

The Bellator 228 salaries have been released. Bellator 228 took place this past Saturday night (Sept. 28) inside The Forum in Inglewood, California. In the main event, Gegard Mousasi took …read more

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Mousasi vows to retire if he loses Lovato Jr rematch

Esther Lin / MMA Fighting

Gegard Mousasi believes Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr used “monkey steroids” in their June fight. Gegard Mousasi isn’t proud of his lackluster win …read more

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Mousasi: Lovato Jr. Was On Monkey Steroids When We Fought

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After Bellator 228, the often reserved Gegard Mousasi ripped into Rafael Lovato Jr, the man who took his middleweight title. Gegard Mousasi got back into …read more

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Gegard Mousasi says he'll retire if he can't knock out Rafael Lovato Jr. next time

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Gegard Mousasi was in a good mood late Saturday night, and he sure had a funny way of expressing it.
Mousasi (46-7-2 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) avenged a loss …read more

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PHOTO | Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida share moment following Bellator 228

The main event of Bellator 228 saw long-time veterans Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida rematch five years after meeting for the first time in the UFC. Machida won that fight …read more

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Bellator 228 video highlights: Featherweight grand prix rolls on, Mousasi's revenge

Bellator 228 took place Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., and you can check out the highlights right here on MMA Junkie.
In the main event, Gegard Mousasi avenged …read more

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Horses and hard nipples: Gegard Mousasi has classic Bellator 228 post-fight press conference

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Gegard Mousasi got his revenge on Lyoto Machida on Saturday night, but even he admitted that his split-decision victory at Bellator 228 was boring.
Oh, but Mousasi more …read more

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Gegard Mousasi condemns Rafael Lovato Jr. as a cheater, promises ‘if I lose [the rematch], I’ll retire’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Gegard Mousasi pulled no punches on the topic of Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr. after his split decision win over Lyoto Machida on Saturday …read more

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Bellator 228 Results: ‘Pitbull’ Freire retains title, Gegard Mousasi decisions Lyoto Machida

The opening round of the Bellator MMA Featherweight Grand Prix kicked off on Saturday at The Forum in Los Angeles, California. The Bellator 228 fight card featured two main …read more

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Bellator 228 results: Gegard Mousasi outpoints Lyoto Machida in rematch

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INGLEWOOD, Calif. –Lyoto Machida is still one elusive cat. But at age 41, he appears a split-second slower when …read more

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Bellator 228 Results: Mousasi Tops Machida In Rematch

 UPDATE: The Bellator 228 results are in. Gegard Mousasi defeated Lyoto Machida in the headliner. The time has arrived for Bellator 228. The card will take place tonight (Sept. …read more

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Bellator 228 results: Gegard Mousasi gets his revenge with split decision win over Lyoto Machida 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Five years after their first meeting, Gegard Mousasi got his revenge at Bellator 228 with a split decision win over Lyoto Machida.
It took patience and …read more

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Bellator 228 Results: Gegard Mousasi defeats Lyoto Machida (Highlights)

A key middleweight bout between Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida co-headlined tonight’s Bellator 228 event in Los Angeles.
Tonight’s fight served as a rematch, as Mousasi and Machida had previously met …read more

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Twitter reacts to Gegard Mousasi's lackluster win over Lyoto Machida in Bellator 228 rematch

Gegard Mousasi avenged a key loss in his career on Saturday when he defeated Lyoto Machida in the Bellator 228 main event.
After losing the first fight in February 2014, Mousasi …read more

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Bellator 228 live blog: Machida vs. Mousasi 2

Lyoto Machida faces off with Gegard Mousasi ahead of their middleweight main event bout Saturday at Bellator 228 in Inglewood, Calif. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the …read more

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Bellator 228 Results: Machida vs. Mousasi

Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi will clash in the Bellator 228 main event Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Bellator 228 predictions

Lyoto Machida (pictured) fights Gegard Mousasi in the main event of Bellator 228 in Inglewood, Calif., on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Let’s run it back.
Five-and-a-half years after …read more

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Bellator 228: Pitbull vs. Archuleta fight card preview

Check out the rundown for Bellator 228, including the second half of their featherweight Grand Prix, as well as a rematch between Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida. The second batch …read more

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Video: Bellator 228 weigh-in staredowns

Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi went face to face for the last time before they meet in the Bellator 228 main event on Saturday in Inglewood, California. At the Bellator …read more

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Bellator 228: Machida wants title shot after Mousasi rematch

“The Dragon” is happy to go between 185 and 205 pounds. Ahead of his Bellator 228 main-event rematch with Gegard Mousasi, Lyoto Machida discusses if he has enjoyed his time …read more

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Pitbull doesn’t care that he’s not the Bellator 228 main event

Patricio Pitbull’s title defense against Juan Archuleta was originally announced as the Bellator 228 main event, but a middleweight bout between Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi has taken the top …read more

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Video: How a loss to Bellator champ Rafael Lovato Jr. changed Gegard Mousasi’s retirement plans

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – Ahead of Bellator 228, former middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi talks about his second fight with Lyoto Machida, his previous allegations of greasing …read more

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Video: Lyoto Machida walks into every fight believing each one could be his last

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – In advance of the second rematch of his MMA career, Lyoto Machida assesses his second go-around with Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 228, …read more

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Bellator 228 | Pro fighters make their picks for Gegard Mousasi vs. Lyoto Machida 2

Bellator is back in Inglewood, California this Saturday night for a stacked Bellator 228 card. It features four Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix fights, and in the co-main event, a pivotal …read more

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Lyoto Machida explains why he accepted Gegard Mousasi rematch over waiting on title shot

LOS ANGELES — Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida could have sat back and waited on an opportunity to claim Bellator gold in one of two weight classes.
Machida has …read more

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Gegard Mousasi explains 'less disciplined' training camp for Bellator 228

LOS ANGELES – Gegard Mousasi will rematch Lyoto Machida at Bellator 228 in a fight with major implications, as the winner likely will get the title shot of his choice …read more

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Gegard Mousasi wants middleweight title rematch after Bellator 228

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Before Bellator 228, Gegard Mousasi talks about bouncing back from a loss, what’s different from the first fight against Lyoto Machida, a middleweight title rematch on the …read more

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Lyoto Machida wasn't interested in waiting for Bellator champ Rafael Lovato Jr.

Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi fought for the first time in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. | Wander Roberto, UFC

When Lyoto Machida joined Bellator after back-to-back UFC wins over …read more

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Lyoto Machida plans KO of Gegard Mousasi, then Bellator title win

Lyoto Machida has planned out the rest of 2019 and the beginnings of 2020.
In the co-main event of Bellator 228, the former UFC light heavyweight champion Machida is taking on …read more

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