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John McCarthy believes Dana White’s PFL comments spawn from frustration over missing out on Bellator fighters

Is it true? …read more

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Juliana Velasquez: PFL ‘growing a lot’, can go head-to-head with UFC after Bellator acquisition

Juliana Velasquez is a former Bellator champion | Bellator MMA

Former Bellator flyweight champion Juliana Velasquez believes the Professional Fighters League has taken the right …read more

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UFC CEO Dana White ridicules PFL's Bellator purchase: 'One sh*tty organization buys another sh*tty organization'

AUSTIN, Texas – Dana White doesn’t seem threatened by the recent merger between rival promotions PFL and Bellator.
The UFC CEO ridiculed PFL’s recent acquisition of Bellator along with its claim …read more

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Dana White Dismisses PFL’s ‘Co-Leader’ Claim Despite Bellator Purchase

Ultimate Fighting Championship CEO Dana White isn’t impressed with rival promotion Professional Fighters League’s recent acquisition of Bellator. …read more

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On the Doorstep: 5 fighters who could make UFC with December wins

Every champion in MMA history started out somewhere.
For those who make it to the highest stage, the journey begins long before they strap on UFC, Bellator or PFL gloves. Modern-era …read more

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Posted on December 3, 2023, 3:46 pm By
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Video: Which 2024 PFL matchup is most intriguing?

The PFL is going big early in 2024 with an event that will see its champions take on Bellator’s titleholders.
The champion vs. champion event is expected to take place in …read more

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Video: Cris Cyborg vs. Larissa Pacheco appears next, but what about Kayla Harrison?

In one of the biggest decisions after the news of PFL’s acquisition of Bellator, the promotion wants Cris Cyborg to face Larissa Pacheco next.
The matchup would be a Bellator champion …read more

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MMA 25 under 25: Blanchfield, Mokaev and Morales eye No. 1

Where do the top MMA fighters from UFC, PFL, Bellator and ONE under age 25 rank on our list? …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2023, 1:46 pm By
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On heels of Bellator acquisition, PFL re-ups ESPN deal to stay side-by-side with UFC

The PFL continues to make big moves in its quest to establish itself as the No. 2 MMA promotion in the world behind the UFC.
Thursday, the promotion announced it has …read more

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Daniel Cormier scoffs at PFL becoming ‘co-leader’ with UFC: ‘It’s not close and it’s not going to be close’

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Daniel Cormier isn’t too worried about the PFL acquiring Bellator.
This past week, PFL announced …read more

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Kayla Harrison: 'I don't have much faith' in Cris Cyborg pushing for superfight

Kayla Harrison cut a promo after returning to the win column but didn’t get the response she wanted from Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg.
Harrison (16-1) called out Cyborg (27-2 …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2023, 6:46 pm By
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Bellator executive Mike Kogan claims ONE Championship is about to go out of business: “These people scammed everybody”

Scammers? …read more

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Bellator executive details the “beginning of the end” of the promotion

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Bellator executive Mike Kogan: ‘Dead network’ Showtime was ‘beginning of the end’

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In early 2021, after bouncing around a variety of different networks and platforms, Bellator finally found a …read more

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Michael page provides update on fighting future, move to the UFC: We’re not there yet, but We’re flirting’

Michael Page gives update on free agency and potential move to the UFC.

It has been over five moths since Page announced that he and Bellator had officially parted ways, but …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2023, 6:16 pm By
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Bellator champ Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire encouraged about potential from PFL purchase

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arguably the best fighter in Bellator history, Patricio Freire has seen it all in the promotion.
“Pitbull” Freire debuted for Bellator in 2010 when the promotion was in …read more

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PFL’s Donn Davis thinks Bellator champion Patchy Mix has “better fighting” than Sean O’Malley

“Damn Good Fight” …read more

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PFL founder Donn Davis: Patchy Mix 'doesn't have the hair, but he's got better fighting' than Sean O'Malley

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bellator’s bantamweight division is considered by many the promotion’s strongest weight class, which has led people to compare it to the UFC’s.
PFL founder Donn Davis is a …read more

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Derek Brunson explains Jake Paul call out after PFL debut, open to fighting Bellator champ Johnny Eblen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Derek Brunson fought under a different banner for the first time since 2012, and came out with a fairly dominant win. Now the former UFC middleweight wants …read more

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Kayla Harrison Refuses to Sit around waiting for Cris Cyborg to sign the contract: ‘I can’t play these games’

Kayla Harrison is ready for a long-awaited showdown with Cris Cyborg, but she has no interest in waiting around for the Bellator champ to sign on the dotted line.

A …read more

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2023 PFL champion Magomed Magomedkerimov wants in on Bellator fights, no longer interested in PFL's season format

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Magomed Magomedkerimov wants in on PFL’s newest acquisition.
After winning the 2023 PFL featherweight title, Magomedkerimov (33-6) is hoping to be done competing under the promotion’s season format …read more

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PFL’s Donn Davis: Cris Cyborg vs. Larissa Pacheco will ‘happen first’ before a potential fight with Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison obviously wants a shot at Bellator champion Cris Cyborg but it appears she’ll have to defer to Larissa Pacheco before that could potentially happen.
In the aftermath of the …read more

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Video: Shavkat Rakhmonov battles Bellator champ Jason Jackson in gym wrestling match

Two of the best welterweights in the world battled in a friendly, yet competitive wrestling match at their gym.
In a video shared on social media, new Bellator welterweight champion Jason …read more

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Harrison cruises, calls for Bellator champ Cyborg

Kayla Harrison easily defeated Aspen Ladd in a three-round PFL bout Friday and afterward called for a potential superfight with Bellator champion Cris Cyborg. …read more

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PFL Championship 2023 video: Magomed Magomedkerimov taps out Sadibou Sy, faces off with Bellator champ Jason Jackson

Magomed Magomedkerimov became a two-time PFL champion with his third-round submission win over Sadibou Sy at the 2023 PFL World Championshp and he wasted no time turning his attention to …read more

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Bellator champ Patchy Mix says UFC champ Sean O'Malley is his 'dream fight'

Patchy Mix hopes to lock horns with Sean O’Malley someday.
In Bellator’s final show this past Friday, Mix (19-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) submitted Sergio Pettis (23-6 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) by second-round …read more

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2023 PFL Championship video: Kayla Harrison, Aspen Ladd make weight for featured pay-per-view showdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friday’s first of two Bellator title fights is official after the headliners made weight Thursday.
Ahead of the 2023 PFL Championship event, which takes place Friday at The Anthem in Washington, …read more

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Javier Mendez: PFL champions not known, 'vast majority are going to lose to Bellator guys'

Javier Mendez doesn’t see PFL fighters doing well against Bellator’s.
The PFL has officially acquired Bellator, and founder and co-owner Donn Davis revealed plans to do a champions vs. champions “mega-event” …read more

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Bellator champion Patricio Pitbull chasing ‘legendary fights’ after PFL acquisition

Patricio Pitbull once held two Bellator belts simultaneously | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

One of the most dominant champions in Bellator history will get another …read more

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Kayla Harrison’s biggest challenge may be weight class rather than opposition: Nobody in UFC, Bellator or PFL ‘scares me’

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Kayla Harrison always knew her options in the women’s lightweight division were somewhat limited.
That’s why she’s long considered a more permanent move …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Nov. 21: Mixing up the top 5 at bantamweight

Last weekend’s Bellator and UFC events were the source of a number of changes in this week’s rankings update.
The biggest move of the week came from now-undisputed Bellator bantamweight champion …read more

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Posted on November 22, 2023, 2:46 am By
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Patchy Mix pitches PFL on next fight, details new contract that pays him ‘a s*** ton of money’

When Patchy Mix claimed the undisputed Bellator bantamweight title this past Friday night, he ultimately became the final 135-pound champion of the promotion before it was acquired by PFL.
While the …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2023, 9:16 pm By
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Heck of a Morning: Is Dana White losing any sleep over PFL-Bellator merger?

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The PFL’s acquisition of Bellator was massive news on Monday, promising an expanded roster and a “reimagined” …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2023, 6:16 pm By
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No Cash Necessary! PFL Buys Bellator In Straight Stock Deal

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While Paramount didn’t end up getting any money from PFL for Bellator, they are now a ‘small minority owner’ of …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2023, 2:16 pm By
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Jason Jackson says mindset won the welterweight belt at Bellator 301: “He was scared”

“I showed up” …read more

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PFL founder Donn Davis believes Dana White feels threatened by Bellator acquisition: 'He’s worried'

PFL founder Donn Davis is sure he’s caught the attention of UFC CEO Dana White with his promotion’s latest move.
Davis believes the talk of PFL acquiring Bellator, which was finally …read more

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PFL’s Donn Davis vows league will be MMA’s ‘co-leader’ after Bellator buy, calls Dana White ‘worried’

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Donn Davis believes that the PFL just took its next step toward greatness.
The league officially …read more

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Posted on November 20, 2023, 11:16 pm By
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7 key aspects of Bellator acquisition explained by PFL founder Donn Davis

Big changes are coming to the MMA industry as, after months of speculation, the PFL made its acquisition of Bellator official on Monday.
PFL founder Donn Davis announced the purchase was …read more

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PFL reportedly offers Bellator president Scott Coker “an opportunity to stay on”

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Monday Mailbag: PFL acquires Bellator and what this all means going forward

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This past weekend, UFC Vegas 82 went down to little fanfare, and Bellator held …read more

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What PFL purchase of Bellator means for MMA, its fighters and fans

What does the future look like for the two fight promotions? Brett Okamoto and Marc Raimondi lay out the facts and speculate on what’s yet to be announced. …read more

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‘This is HUGE for the sport’: Pros react to PFL’s acquisition of Bellator

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After months of rumors and speculation, PFL’s acquisition of Bellator is final.
PFL chief Donn Davis on Monday announced the news …read more

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MMA community reacts to PFL's purchase of Bellator

The MMA community was struck with monumental news on Monday when PFL officially announced its purchase of Bellator.
After months of rumors and speculation, PFL publicly revealed terms of the deal …read more

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Professional Fighters League Acquires Bellator

Professional Fighters League (PFL) announced it has completed the acquisition of Bellator from Paramount Global, creating a global powerhouse in mixed-martial arts (MMA) and accelerating the combined company to become …read more

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Rankings Shakeup: Is Bellator’s Patchy Mix the best bantamweight in the world?

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There’s a chance Patchy Mix could be the final Bellator bantamweight champion, but he is the best …read more

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Posted on November 20, 2023, 3:16 pm By
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McKee Sad To See Bellator ‘Go Away’

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The former Bellator featherweight champion discussed the rumored sale of the promotion, and what his plans were following another lightweight …read more

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What's next? A.J. McKee saddened by Bellator's potential fizzle, but 'it's just all business' at this point

CHICAGO – If an example of homegrown Bellator talent needs identifying, A.J. McKee might be the most prime.
In the cage Friday at Bellator 301, McKee (21-1 MMA, 21-1 BMMA) partook in …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2023, 10:16 pm By
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Keri Melendez feels as smart, confident as ever after ending three-year layoff at Bellator 301

CHICAGO – It was exactly 1,100 days between appearances for Keri Melendez, but she picked up right where she left off.
On the Bellator 301 prelims Friday at Wintrust Arena, Melendez …read more

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Patchy Mix reflects on tough upbringing after Bellator 301 title win: “I come from absolutely nothing, man”

Bellator changed my life …read more

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Sergio Pettis reacts following title loss to Patchy Mix at Bellator 301: “It’s your time now”

Patchy’s Time …read more

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A.J. McKee ‘a little bummed’ about potential end of Bellator

Former Bellator featherweight champion A.J. McKee spoke to the media after his Bellator 301 win at lightweight over Sidney Outlaw, the potential end of Bellator as a promotion, what he …read more

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Posted on November 18, 2023, 6:16 pm By
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Raufeon Stots after Bellator 301: Beating Danny Sabatello again 'like the best Christmas present ever'

CHICAGO – Raufeon Stots would love to run things back with new Bellator bantamweight champion Patchy Mix. Then again, if a trilogy with Danny Sabatello got offered to him, it’d …read more

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Jason Jackson thought of late friend Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson during Bellator 301 knockout sequence

CHICAGO – Almost one year to the day of Anthony Johnson’s death, Jason Jackson felt his friend “Rumble” was in the cage with him as he pounded his way to …read more

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Patchy Mix doesn't know what's next after Bellator 301, just that he's the best in the world

CHICAGO – Patchy Mix established himself as the undisputed Bellator bantamweight champion Friday and in doing so thinks he once again proved he’s the best in the world.
In the Bellator …read more

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Posted on November 18, 2023, 3:16 pm By
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Jason Jackson Lives Up to Moniker with Earth-Shattering Performance at Bellator 301

They call him “The Ass Kicking Machine” for a reason. …read more

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Jackson shocks unbeaten champ Amosov by TKO

Jason Jackson stunned undefeated champion Yaroslav Amosov by TKO in Round 3 to become the new welterweight champion at Bellator 301. …read more

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Highlights! Jackson Stops Amosov With Stunning KO

There were two title fights featured on the stacked Bellator 301 event earlier tonight (Fri., Nov. 17, 2023) inside Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill., and both titles switched hands once …read more

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Bellator 301 Results: Jason Jackson stuns Yaroslav Amosov, Patchy Mix demolishes Sergio Pettis

Jason Jackson

If Bellator 301 was the final card in the company’s history, it went out with a bang.
On Friday evening at WinTrust Arena in …read more

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Bellator 301 results: Patchy Mix surgically submits Sergio Pettis to claim undisputed bantamweight title

Well, well, well. What do yo know? The master of the back take took his opponent’s back and finished him to claim the undisputed Bellator bantamweight championship.
Patchy Mix can lay …read more

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Bellator 301 results: Raufeon Stots beats Danny Sabatello in thriller, rubs it in during post-fight interview

Raufeon Stots and Danny Sabatello fought for the second time, Friday at Bellator 301. The winner was the same as in the first bout, but the fight itself was a …read more

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Bellator 301 results: A.J. McKee bloodies Sidney Outlaw, overcomes control disadvantage for unanimous decision win

Sidney Outlaw might’ve had the control time in his favor, but A.J. McKee did all the damage at Bellator 301.
Despite spending much of their lightweight fight on his back, McKee …read more

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Highlights! Shabliy Dominates Pitbull, Earns Spot In $1 Million Final

Alexander Shabliy and Patricky Pitbull went toe-to-toe for 25 minutes in the opening main card fight of Bellator 301 earlier tonight (Fir., Nov. 17, 2023) to see which man would …read more

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Bellator 301 results: Alexander Shabliy makes bloody mess of Patricky Pitbull, advances to grand prix final

Alexander Shabliy put on quite the clinic Friday at Bellator 301 when he defeated former lightweight champion Patricky Freire in the semifinal of the promotion’s ongoing grand prix.
The bout served …read more

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Bellator 301 video: Keri Melendez uses guillotine choke submission to remain undefeated

Keri Melendez is still undefeated.
Melendez had an easy time Friday night at Bellator 301 where she submitted Sabriye Sengul with a guillotine choke in the second round of their women’s …read more

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Bellator 301 video: Matheus Mattos climbs Richard Palencia to secure choke for submission win

Matheus Mattos’ rally Friday at Bellator 301 was topped off by a slick standing submission.
Dropped and nearly finished moments prior, Mattos (14-2-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) survived, slowed the pace, and …read more

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Bellator 301 video: Tim Wilde one-punch KOs Mike Hamel, celebrates, forced to land second blow

Tim Wilde could’ve had a one-punch, walkoff knockout had referee Rob Madrigal not needed to see one more blow to a finished Mike Hamel.
On Friday at Bellator 301 in Chicago, …read more

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Patricky Pitbull unsure Bellator lightweight tournament will continue after PFL sale: “Losing $2 million”

Tournament in Question? …read more

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Bellator 301 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 301 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card from Chicago on Friday night.
The Bellator 301 prelims will feature 11 fights starting at 5:00 p.m. …read more

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Bellator 301 ‘Amosov vs. Jackson’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live Bellator 301 coverage will begin Friday at 5 p.m. ET. …read more

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Raufeon Stots: I'll get a bigger crowd pop than Danny Sabatello in his Chicago home city

CHICAGO – Raufeon Stots is reasonably sure he’s not going to be in enemy territory Friday in Chicago.
Eleven months ago, Stots took a split decision from Sabatello at Bellator 289 …read more

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Bellator 301: ‘Amosov vs. Jackson’ Live Results And Highlights

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Bellator 301: Quick Picks and Prognostications

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main card for Bellator 301.
Bellator 301 takes place Friday at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. The …read more

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Bellator 301 live and official results, video stream (5 p.m. ET)

CHICAGO – Bellator 301 takes place Friday, and you can join us for a live prelims video stream and official results beginning at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT).
The event …read more

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LIVE! Bellator 301 Results, Streaming Updates TONIGHT!

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The stacked Bellator 301 event is set to go down later TONIGHT (Fri., Nov. 17, 2023) inside Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois …read more

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Bellator 301 Results: Amosov vs. Jackson

MMA Fighting will have Bellator 301 results for the Amosov vs. Jackson event and more from Wintrust Arena in Chicago on Friday night.
In the main event, Bellator welterweight champion Yaroslav …read more

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Bellator 301 official weigh-in highlights and photo gallery

CHICAGO – The Bellator 301 fight card now is official following Thursday’s official weigh-in session.
Friday’s card, which takes place at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, is headlined by a pair of title …read more

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Patchy Mix reacts to the potential end of Bellator, what that means for his future

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Ever since Patchy Mix first arrived in Bellator, he’s dreamed of becoming the company’s undisputed bantamweight champion. On Friday night, he’ll get …read more

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Sergio Pettis compares potential Bellator sale to UFC threatening to drop flyweights

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Sergio Pettis feels like he’s been here before.
As he prepares to face Patchy Mix at Bellator 301 …read more

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Bellator 301: ‘Amosov vs. Jackson’ Weigh-In Results: 1 fighter misses weight

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Bellator 301 predictions: Are we unanimous in Chicago's two title fights?

Bellator is back in the “Windy City” for the third time in a year with two title bouts atop the card.
Bellator 301 takes place Friday at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. The …read more

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Bellator 301 weigh-in video

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MMA Fighting has Bellator 301 weigh-in video Thursday afternoon in Chicago.
Two titles are on the line, with dominant welterweight champion Yaroslav …read more

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Between the Links: Alex Pereira and Tom Aspinall crowned at UFC 295, Jon Jones, Bellator’s last dance?

UFC 295 delivered an exciting event at Madison Square Garden, and when the dust settled in the World’s Most Famous Arena, Alex Pereira entered the two-division champion club, while Tom …read more

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Bellator 301 video: Sergio Pettis vs. Patchy Mix hit marks for bantamweight title unification bout

CHICAGO – Friday’s highly anticipated bantamweight title unification fight is set after the co-headliners made weight Thursday.
Ahead of Bellator 301, which takes place Friday at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, bantamweight champion …read more

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Bellator 301 video: Yaroslav Amosov, Jason Jackson make weight for welterweight title fight

CHICAGO – Friday’s first of two Bellator title fights is official after the headliners made weight Thursday.
Ahead of Bellator 301, which takes place Friday at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, welterweight champion …read more

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Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Believes He Will Stop Alexandr Shabliy in Round 1 at Bellator 301

Feared knockout artist Patricky “Pitbull” Freire is extremely confident going into his clash against striking ace Alexandr Shabliy. …read more

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Lessons Learned: Jason Jackson Taking Logan Storley’s Advice Going Into Bellator 301

Welterweight contender Jason Jackson will draw from lessons learned by his teammate Logan Storley’s losses against Yaroslav Amosov when he challenges the reigning champ in the Bellator 301 headliner at …read more

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Bellator 301: So many questions, not enough answers

Bellator 301 is stacked, but the biggest question leading into Friday’s event: Will there be a Bellator 302? …read more

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Bellator 301 weigh-in results (10 a.m. ET)

CHICAGO – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s official Bellator 301 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take place at …read more

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Patchy Mix laser-focused on Sergio Pettis at Bellator 301, not resting on million-dollar laurels

CHICAGO – When he knocked out Raufeon Stots to win $1 million and Bellator’s bantamweight grand prix, Patchy Mix should have exploded in the confidence department.
And maybe he did. But …read more

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On his own (show)time: Sergio Pettis sets pace for fellow late bloomers at Bellator 301

CHICAGO – There aren’t many people in the world who can speak authoritatively on what it’s like to have a sibling on a Wheatie’s box, but Sergio Pettis is one …read more

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Jason Jackson deep-dived with teammate Logan Storley for 30 minutes of info on Yaroslav Amosov before Bellator 301

CHICAGO – Jason Jackson has a big ask ahead of him Friday. He’ll have to do something no one has done before: beat Yaroslav Amosov.
Jackson challenges Amosov for the welterweight …read more

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Bellator 301 headliner Yaroslav Amosov on perfection, family and inspiring people in Ukraine

CHICAGO – Some fighters might start to feel the pressure of being unbeaten after six or eight or 10 or a dozen wins out of the gate.
For Yaroslav Amosov, that …read more

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Danny Sabatello plans to “dominate, motherf****r” Raufeon Stots at Bellator 301: “We know he has a brittle chin”

Dominate …read more

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No Bets Barred: Finding value at the lackluster UFC Vegas 82, plus the final Bellator event ever?

Paul Craig | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The No Bets Barred boys are back this week with a full breakdown of …read more

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Patricky Pitbull: Usman Nurmagomedov should lose Bellator title, exit tourney for drug fail

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Patricky Pitbull doesn’t look kindly on Usman Nurmagomedov’s recent drug failure.
The former Bellator lightweight champion …read more

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Patchy Mix admits he was unsure Bellator 301 title fight would happen, vows to “break” Sergio Pettis

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Bellator 301 Loses Two Fights

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Bellator 301 — which is set to go down this Friday (Nov. 17, 2023) in Chicago, Ill — has lost two fights. According …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2023, 1:16 am By
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Bellator 301 Loses Juliana Velasquez vs. Paula Cristina, Daniel James vs. Ali Isaev

Bellator MMA’s final event of 2023 will proceed without a pair of its originally scheduled preliminary matchups. …read more

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Bellator 301: Make your predictions for two title fights, stacked card in Chicago

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 301 event in Chicago.
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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Posted on November 13, 2023, 7:16 pm By
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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 6-12)

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 13, 2023, 4:16 pm By
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