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Michael Page takes blame for Bellator 281 loss: 'I need to be better at not being held down'

Michael Page is taking his Bellator 281 main event loss to Logan Storley as a critical part of his growth process as an MMA fighter.
Page (20-2 MMA, 16-2 BMMA) came …read more

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Michael Chandler Explains Why He Didn’t Cut Hot Promos In Bellator

There is a reason why Michael Chandler is more outspoken in the UFC than he was in Bellator.

Michael Chandler has coined himself to be the most entertaining fighter in the …read more

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Pros react to ‘UK MMA legend’ Paul Daley’s stunning KO in Bellator retirement fight

Paul Daley reacts following his knockout victory over Brennan Ward at Bellator 170 in Inglewood, California. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

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Scott Coker not happy with judges decision in Michael Page vs. Logan Storley fight: “You’re just laying on somebody, that’s not MMA”

Scott Coker was not happy with the judges decision in yesterday’s Bellator 281 main event between Michael Page and Logan Storley.
Page (20-2 MMA) squared off with Storley (14-1 MMA) for …read more

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Bellator 281: Fabian Edwards happy to prove he's still 'Mr. Tasty Shots' with knockout of Lyoto Machida

LONDON – Fabian Edwards came into Bellator 281 with a chip on his shoulder and he delivered.
Edwards (10-2 MMA, 5-2 BMMA) needed just over three minutes to knock out Lyoto Machida in the …read more

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‘You can’t just lay on somebody’ - Scott Coker disagrees with Storley vs. MVP result

Scott Coker during a press conference for Bellator 158. | Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

The Bellator president disagrees with the winner of Logan …read more

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Scott Coker Criticizes Logan Storley’s Win: “You Can’t Just Lay On Somebody”

Bellator President Scott Coker thinks interim welterweight champion Logan Storley could’ve done more in his win at Bellator 281.

Storley defeated Michael Venom Page via split decision in the Bellator 281 …read more

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Bellator 281 results: Storley wins interim belt over ‘MVP’, Daley scores farewell KO

Logan Storley defeated Michael Page at Bellator 281. | Lucas Noonan/Bellator MMA

Bellator succeeds in assembling an unforgettable event for the London crowd. Bellator 281 …read more

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Scott Coker thinks Michael Page beat Logan Storley at Bellator 281: 'You can't just lay on somebody'

LONDON – Scott Coker disagrees with the judges’ scorecards for the Bellator 281 headliner.
Logan Storley (14-1 MMA, 9-1 BMMA) defeated Michael Page (20-2 MMA, 16-2 BMMA) Friday at OVO Arena Wembley in …read more

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Scott Coker rips judging in Logan Storley vs. Michael Page: ‘You’re just laying on somebody — and to me, that’s not MMA’

Scott Coker doesn’t believe the right man is holding Bellator’s interim welterweight title.
Following Logan Storley’s controversial win over Michael Page in the main event of Bellator 281, which saw …read more

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Paul Daley reflects on comeback knockout of Wendell Giacomo at Bellator 281: 'I never felt in danger'

LONDON – Paul Daley may have been down as Round 2 was coming to a close at Bellator 281, but he remained patient.
Daley (44-18-2 MMA, 9-6 BMMA) had his back taken …read more

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Logan Storley Edges MVP, Seizes Interim Welterweight Title at Bellator 281

Bellator MMA’s return to SSE Arena in London saw an American imposing his will on British soil. …read more

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Bellator 281: Best photos from London

Check out these photos from Bellator 281 which took place at SEE Arena in London. (Photos courtesy of Bellator MMA) …read more

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Logan Storley Dominates MVP, Seizes Interim Welterweight Title at Bellator 281

Bellator MMA’s return to SSE Arena in London saw an American imposing his will on British soil. …read more

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And New (Interim) Champion!

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The Bellator MMA Welterweight title was on the line earlier today at Bellator 281 as Michael Page …read more

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Bellator 281 Results & Highlights: Storley Outgrapples MVP To Win Gold

Bellator 281: MVP vs. Storley took place on Friday live from the OVO Arena Wembley in London, England, and MMA News has you covered with the results and highlights!

In the second leg …read more

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Bellator 281 Results: Logan Storley defeats Michael Page (Highlights)

Tonight’s Bellator 281 event is headlined by a interim welterweight title fight between Michael Page and Logan Storley.
Page (20-1 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since …read more

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Bellator 281 results: Logan Storley becomes interim champion in lackluster split decision win over Michael Page

Logan Storley is the interim Bellator welterweight champion whether you like it or not.
In the Bellator 281 main event, Storley (14-1 MMA, 9-1 BMMA) utilized his wrestling for the duration …read more

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Knockout! Edwards Tames ‘The Dragon’ In London

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While one legend of the mixed martial arts (MMA) game was ending his combat career on a high note at Bellator 281, another …read more

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‘A true U.K. MMA legend’: Pros react to Paul Daley’s final monster knockout in Bellator 281 retirement fight

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There was no other way for Paul Daley to go out.
The 39-year-old pioneer of U.K. MMA authored a fitting comeback for his …read more

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Bellator 281 Results: Fabian Edwards KO’s Lyoto Machida (Video)

Tonight’s Bellator 281 event is co-headlined by a middleweight bout featuring Lyoto Machida taking on Fabian Edwards.
Machida (26-12 MMA), a former UFC light heavyweight champion, will be looking to snap …read more

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Twitter reacts to Paul Daley's incredible knockout in retirement fight at Bellator 281

Paul Daley may be walking away from the sport, but he couldn’t do it without adding one more highlight to his reel on home soil.
At Bellator 281 in London, “Semtex” …read more

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Bellator 281 Results: Paul Daley KO’s Wendell Giacomo (Video)

Paul Daley will make his final walk to the cage this evening in London when he squares off with Wendell Giacomo at Bellator 281.
Daley was originally slated to face Andrey …read more

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Bellator 281 video: Oliver Enkamp comes from behind to submit Mark Lemminger with buggy choke

LONDON – Oliver Enkamp was having a rough night until he pulled off a submission of the year candidate at Bellator 281.
Down two rounds heading into the final frame against Mark …read more

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Bellator 281 live stream online

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Watch the Bellator 281 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 1 p.m. ET on Friday. The …read more

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Ranking every front-kick knockout in UFC history: Where does Michael Chandler's rank?

Michael Chandler reminded the world about the beauty (and brutality) of a well placed and perfectly timed front kick in MMA.
The former Bellator champion and now current UFC lightweight title …read more

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Bellator 281: MVP vs Storley preview, weigh-in results

That’s a happy man right there. | Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images

Does Page finally get the interim gold in front of his home …read more

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Bellator 281 live and official results (12:30 p.m. ET)

LONDON – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s Bellator 281 event, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at …read more

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Bellator 281 discussion thread

LONDON – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s Bellator 281 event at OVO Arena Wembley in London, which kicks off at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. …read more

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Bellator 281: MVP vs. Storley Takes Place Live Tonight On SHOWTIME

Bellator 281: MVP vs. Storley takes place live tonight from the OVO Arena Wembley in London, England, and MMA News has you covered with the results and highlights!

In the second leg of …read more

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Bellator 281 Results: MVP vs. Storley

Michael Page and Logan Storley will square off in the Bellator 281 main event Friday night. | Bellator MMA

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Logan Storley not worried about Michael Page's pre-fight antics: 'I came here on a business trip'

Logan Storley has one thing on his mind – the Bellator welterweight interim championship.
Storley is on a mission to earn his first title under a major promotion at Friday’s Bellator …read more

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Wendell Giacomo vows to put ‘legend’ Paul Daley in danger at Bellator 281

Paul Daley vs. Wendell Giacomo | Lucas Noonan, Bellator

Wendell Giacomo will be across the cage for Paul Daley’s retirement fight at Friday’s Bellator 281 …read more

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Bellator 281: MVP vs. Storley Weigh-in Results and Video

Bellator 281 takes place at SSE Arena in London, England on Friday and is headlined by an interim welterweight title fight between Logan Storley and Michale Page.

Alan Carlos missed weight …read more

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Bellator 281 ‘MVP vs. Storley’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live Bellator 281 coverage kicks off at 1 p.m. ET. …read more

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Paul Daley expects final opponent ‘to crumble’ at Bellator 281, explains why younger fighters are ‘very fortunate’

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Paul Daley is heading into the final fight of his MMA career and hopes that the next generation of fighter …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3259: Guest John McCarthy, Bellator 281 preview, more


Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,259, the fellas bring on guest John McCarthy, a former referee and current Bellator broadcast color …read more

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Bellator 281 predictions: Who's picking Michael Page to upset favorite Logan Storley?

Page
vs.
Storley
Edwards
vs.
Machida
Kielholtz
vs.
Watanabe
Daley
vs.
Giacomo
Biyong
vs.
Trainer

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
79-38

Page
(63%)

Machida
(57%)

Watanabe
(55%)

Daley
(86%)

Trainer
(77%)

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
78-40

Page

Machida

Kielholtz

Daley

Trainer

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
77-41
2018 Champion

Page

Edwards

Watanabe

Daley

Trainer

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohn
76-42
2014 Champion

Storley

Machida

Watanabe

Daley

Trainer

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
76-42

Storley

Edwards

Kielholtz

Daley

Trainer

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
75-43

Page

Edwards

Watanabe

Daley

Trainer

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
74-44

Page

Edwards

Kielholtz

Daley

Trainer

Nolan King
@mma_kings
74-44

Storley

Machida

Kielholtz

Daley

Trainer

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
73-45
2017 Champion

Storley

Machida

Watanabe

Daley

Trainer

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
72-46

Page

Machida

Kielholtz

Daley

Trainer

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
68-50

Page

Machida

Watanabe

Daley

Trainer

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
59-59

Storley

Machida

Kielholtz

Daley

Trainer

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Bellator 281 breakdown: Is Logan Storley's wrestling too much for Michael Page?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for Bellator 281.
Bellator 281 takes place Friday at OVO Arena Wembley in …read more

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Fabian Edwards: When I defeat Lyoto Machida, I don't want to hear any talk that 'he's old'

LONDON – Fabian Edwards is expecting a prime Lyoto Machida at Bellator 281.
Edwards (9-2 MMA, 5-2 BMMA) takes on Machida (26-11 MMA, 2-3 BMMA) in Friday’s Bellator 281 co-main event, which takes …read more

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Denise Kielholtz: Juliana Velasquez has herself to blame for title loss against Liz Carmouche

LONDON – Denise Kielholtz thinks Juliana Velasquez needs to hold herself accountable for losing her title.
Velasquez (12-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) lost her flyweight title to Liz Carmouche at Bellator 278 when she …read more

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Bellator 281 ceremonial weigh-ins, faceoffs video from London: Page, Storley ready for title fight

LONDON – Bellator’s return to London takes place Friday, and the fighters stepped on the scale to make their bouts official Thursday.
With an interim welterweight title fight between London’s own …read more

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Bellator 281 Weigh-in Results: Interim Title Fight Official; 1 Fighter Heavy

Bellator MMA’s return to England will see Michael Page look to finally have championship gold, albeit of the interim variety, wrapped around his waist. …read more

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Bellator 281 weigh-in video

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MMA Fighting has Bellator 281 weigh-in video for Friday’s event at OVO Arena Wembley in London.
In the main event, welterweight stars …read more

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Bellator 281 weigh-in results

LONDON – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s official Bellator 281 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 4 a.m. ET (1 a.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take place at the …read more

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Brennan Ward gets next assignment: Bellator 282 vs. Kassius Kayne

Brennan Ward has his second fight booked since his return from hiatus.
At Bellator 282, Ward (15-6 MMA, 11-6 BMMA) will once again fight in front of his home state crowd …read more

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Lyoto Machida motivated to become Bellator champion, 'but if it's not possible, it's OK'

LONDON – Lyoto Machida hasn’t given up on his title hopes, but won’t hang his head if he doesn’t achieve his goal.
That’s because Machida (26-11 MMA, 2-3 BMMA) already has …read more

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Michael 'Venom' Page not impressed with Logan Storley's striking: 'It's nowhere near mine'

LONDON – Michael Page expects to have a significant advantage on the feet against Logan Storley at Bellator 281.
Page (20-1 MMA, 16-1 BMMA) faces Storley for the interim welterweight title Friday …read more

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Michael Chandler discusses his move from Bellator to the UFC: “I don’t necessarily make more money on paper or in my fights”

Michael Chandler has discussed his move from Bellator to the UFC.
It was late 2020 that Michael Chandler, three time Bellator champion made the decision to sign with the UFC. Since …read more

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McGregor slams ‘clown’ Gaethje for pretending to be ‘asleep’ after tapping to Oliveira

Conor McGregor cheers on SBG Ireland teammate Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 275 at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. | Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images

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Logan Storley: Focus, patience, lack of frustration key to beating Michael Page at Bellator 281

Logan Storley knows he’s going to be walking into hostile territory Friday in the biggest fight of his career.
Storley (13-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) has the perhaps unenviable task of headlining …read more

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McKee Calls For Pitbull Trilogy Fight

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After A.J. McKee suffered the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career to Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 277, the now-former Featherweight …read more

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On the Doorstep: 5 fighters who could make UFC with May 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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Video: Is Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler THE fight to make after UFC 274?

In less than two years competing for the UFC, former Bellator champion Michael Chandler has established himself as one of the most exciting fighters with the promotion – and he …read more

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Genah Fabian explains bittersweet victory over Julia Budd

ARLINGTON, Texas – Even though Genah Fabian picked up the biggest win of her career Friday, she’s paying the consequences in the standings.
Fabian (5-2) beat former Bellator women’s featherweight champion …read more

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Scott Coker: If Yoel Romero Keeps Winning, Future Fight with Gegard Mousasi Likely

Yoel Romero earned his first mixed martial arts win in more than four years at Bellator 280, as he defeated Alex Polizzi via third-round technical knockout in Friday’s co-main event …read more

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Bellator 282 adds undefeated Lucas Brennan to lineup in Connecticut

Lucas Brennan is cruising thus far in his MMA career, and he’ll look to continue his streak of success with a win at Bellator 282.
In a featherweight bout on the …read more

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (May 2-8)

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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Ryan Bader 'didn't love that fight' with Cheick Kongo at Bellator 280, but he won: 'It is what it is'

Of course Ryan Bader would’ve liked to make quick work of Cheick Kongo in their rematch, but that’s not how it always works. Sometimes you’re left with no choice but …read more

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McGregor responds to Oliveira’s call-out

Conor McGregor when he attended Bellator 275. | Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Conor McGregor said he’s considering a return at lightweight. Even …read more

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Conor McGregor ‘definitely game’ to fight Michael Chandler following spectacular KO of Tony Ferguson at UFC 274

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Conor McGregor heard Michael Chandler’s challenge after the former Bellator champ viciously knocked out Tony Ferguson at UFC 274, and he …read more

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UFC 274 results: Michael Chandler brutally knocks out Tony Ferguson with insane front kick

Michael Chandler picked up arguably the best knockout of his career on Saturday night.
The UFC lightweight contender and former Bellator champion brutally knocked out Tony Ferguson at UFC 274. The …read more

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What Yoel Romero really wants is a middleweight title shot: 'I'm gonna take the belt in Bellator at 185'

Yoel Romero will gladly take the next fight Bellator has lined up for him, even if it’s not what he truly wants.
Romero (14-6 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) snapped a four-fight losing …read more

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Bellator 282 adds Bryce Logan vs. Mandel Nallo lightweight clash

Bellator 282 has added some depth.
Lightweights Bryce Logan and Mandel Nallo will square off in a preliminary card bout at the June 24 event, which takes place at Mohegan Sun …read more

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Ryan Bader decisions Cheick Kongo in Bellator 280 main event

Ryan Bader retained his heavyweight title in the Bellator 280 main event on Saturday by defeating Cheick Kongo by unanimous decision in Paris, France. The bout was a rematch …read more

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Bellator 280 Results & Highlights: Bader And Romero Earn Statement Wins

Bellator 280: Bader vs. Kongo 2 took place live tonight from the Accor Arena in Paris, France, and MMA News has you covered with the results and highlights!

In tonight’s main event, …read more

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Bellator 280 results: Ryan Bader retains title with workmanlike decision, Yoel Romero crushes Alex Polizzi to snap four-year skid

Ryan Bader | Lucas Noonan, Bellator MMA

Ryan Bader did what he does best, and Cheick Kongo had no answer for it.
The two battled for …read more

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AND STILL!!!

Ryan Bader retained his heavyweight title earlier today (Fri., May 6, 2022) at Bellator 280 in Paris, France, and he made it look easy by absolutely dominating Cheick Kongo for …read more

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Bellator 280 results: Ryan Bader grinds out Cheick Kongo with wrestling to retain heavyweight title

Here’s the good news: There was no controversy this time between Ryan Bader and Cheick Kongo. The bad news? Their Bellator 280 headliner was anything but spectacular.
Not that it should …read more

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Bellator 280 Results: Ryan Bader defeats Cheick Kongo (Highlights)

Tonight’s Bellator 280 event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight rematch between Ryan Bader and Cheick Kongo.
Bader (30-7 MMA) and Kongo (31-12-2 MMA) first met at Bellator 226 in …read more

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Douglas Lima vs. Jason Jackson re-booked for July 8 Bellator event

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A welterweight showdown between Douglas Lima and Jason Jackson is back on for a yet-to-be-announced Bellator card on July 8, …read more

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Bellator 280 results: Yoel Romero toys with Alex Polizzi until buzzer-beating TKO win

Right after the bell rang to close the second round of their light heavyweight bout, Yoel Romero tapped Alex Polizzi softly on the back of the head, as if to …read more

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Bellator 280 video: Yoel Romero brutalizes Alex Polizzi, scores knockout in closing seconds

Yoel Romero is back in the win column and he got there in patient and ruthless fashion.
Romero took on Alex Polizzi in the co-main event of Friday’s Bellator 280 event …read more

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Highlights! Romero Scores Buzzer-Beating KO In Paris!

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Yoel Romero returned to the Bellator cage for his second fight for the promotion earlier today (Fri., May 6, 2022) to face off …read more

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Bellator 280 Results: Yoel Romero TKO’s Alex Polizzi (Video)

Today’s Bellator 280 event is co-headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Yoel Romero and Alex Polizzi.
Romero (13-6 MMA) will be looking to snap a four-fight losing skid when he …read more

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Ouabbas Turns Near-KO Loss Into Finish Of His Own At Bellator 280

Youcef Ouabbas and Matthieu Letho Duclos laid it all on the line in the opening minutes at Bellator 280, but it was Ouabbas who earned the victory.

Ouabbas knocked down Duclos …read more

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Bellator 280: Bader vs. Kongo 2 Results & Highlights

Bellator 280: Bader vs. Kongo 2 takes place live tonight from the Accor Arena in Paris, France, and MMA News has you covered with the results and highlights!

In tonight’s main event, …read more

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Bellator 280: Bader vs. Kongo live stream, results, and discussion

Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader and challenger Cheick Kongo. | Lucas Noonan/Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA is in France for the first time in its history, …read more

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Bellator 280 live stream online

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Watch the Bellator 280 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 1 p.m. ET on Friday. The fight …read more

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Bellator 280: Bader vs Kongo 2 preview, weigh-in results

Sure, let’s do it again. | Dave Mandel-USA TODAY Sports

Bellator returns to Paris to run back a controversial championship clash Back in 2019, …read more

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Yoel Romero wants to fight into his 50s like Bernard Hopkins. Here's why he feels on track.

To many, Yoel Romero defies the laws of nature.
The multiple-time UFC title challenger and now Bellator fighter has become an ageless wonder in MMA, maintaining his status among the top …read more

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Video: UFC 274 and Bellator 280 loom, so which champion is at most risk of losing this weekend?

As is the case with most weekends in 2022, the first one of May is jam-packed with high-level MMA action.
Three major promotional title fights are included in the mayhem, with …read more

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Bellator 280 live and official results (12:30 p.m. ET)

Bellator 280 takes place Friday, and you can join us for a live video stream and official results beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT).
The event takes place at …read more

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Posted on May 6, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Bellator 280 discussion thread

Bellator 280 takes place Friday at Accor Arena in Paris. It kicks off at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT). You can discuss the event here.
Be sure to follow along …read more

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Posted on May 6, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Bellator 280 Results: Bader vs. Kongo 2

Ryan Bader and Cheick Kongo face off ahead of their heavyweight title rematch at Bellator 280. | Bellator MMA

MMA Fighting has Bellator 280 results …read more

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UFC 274 video: Tony Ferguson fakes ankle pick on Michael Chandler during press conference faceoff

PHOENIX – Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson came face-to-face for the first time on UFC 274 fight week during Thursday’s pre-fight press conference.
Chandler (22-7 MMA, 1-2 UFC), a former Bellator champion, …read more

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Bellator 280 ‘Bader vs. Kongo 2’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live Bellator 280 coverage kicks off at 1 p.m. ET. …read more

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Posted on May 6, 2022, 12:46 am By
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Bellator 280 breakdown: Is there any reason to think Ryan Bader won't stop Cheick Kongo?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for Bellator 280.
Bellator 280 takes place Friday at Accor Arena in Paris. …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Bellator 280 predictions: Who's picking Cheick Kongo to take title from Ryan Bader?

Bader
vs.
Kongo
Polizzi
vs.
Romero
Brander
vs.
Gallon
Larkin
vs.
Stewart
Babene
vs.
Shipman

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
76-38

Bader
(76%)

Romero
(62%)

Gallon
(80%)

Larkin
(90%)

Shipman
(61%)

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
75-39
2018 Champion

Bader

Polizzi

Gallon

Larkin

Babene

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
75-39

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Shipman

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
74-40

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Shipman

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohn
73-41
2014 Champion

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Shipman

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
72-42

Kongo

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Babene

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
71-43

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Shipman

Nolan King
@mma_kings
71-43

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Shipman

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
70-44
2017 Champion

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Babene

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Shipman

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
66-48

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Babene

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
56-58

Bader

Romero

Gallon

Larkin

Shipman

Bellator is in Paris this week, and a French …read more

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Bellator 280 Weigh-in Results: Heavyweight Title Fight Official

Bellator MMA’s return to Paris is set after a successful Bellator 280 weigh-in that saw all fighters make weight. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on May 5, 2022, 3:16 pm By
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Bellator 280 weigh-in video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting has Bellator 280 ceremonial weigh-in video for Friday’s event at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France.
In the main event, …read more

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Posted on May 5, 2022, 11:16 am By
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Bellator 280 weigh-in results: Ryan Bader vs. Cheick Kongo title fight rematch official

Official weigh-ins for Bellator 280 took place Thursday, and you can get all the results here.
The weigh-ins took place at the Bellator host hotel in Paris. The nearby Accor Arena hosts …read more

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Yoel Romero has one stipulation for a potential fight with Bellator champion Gegard Mousasi

Yoel Romero is interested in taking on Gegard Mousasi in Bellator – but only if the middleweight championship is on the line.
While he may be on a four-fight losing streak, …read more

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Julia Budd 'hungrier than ever,' says experience gives her edge over rest of PFL women

ARLINGTON, Texas – Julia Budd believes she’s got an edge over the rest of the competition in the PFL.
The former Bellator champion and Invicta FC and Strikeforce competitor is confident …read more

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After signing new four-fight Bellator deal, Ryan Bader looks to ride out career at heavyweight

Ryan Bader’s light heavyweight days likely are officially behind him.
Bader (29-7 MMA, 7-2 BMMA), Bellator’s former 205-pound champion and current heavyweight champion, wants to remain at heavyweight for the rest …read more

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Posted on May 4, 2022, 6:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero would love to fight Gegard Mousasi – but only if it's for Bellator middleweight title

Yoel Romero likes the idea of fighting Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi in Mousasi’s weight class.
Romero (13-6 MMA, 0-1 BMMA), who moved up to light heavyweight when he signed with …read more

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Cheick Kongo: No bad blood with Ryan Bader ahead of Bellator 280 title rematch

It took almost three years for Cheick Kongo to get his rematch with Ryan Bader, but his frustration eventually faded with time.
Kongo (31-11-2 MMA, 13-3 BMMA) rematches Bader (29-7 MMA, 7-2 …read more

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Posted on May 4, 2022, 5:46 pm By
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Gaethje: Chandler Might’ve Died If Our Fight Was Five Rounds

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje is thankful that his UFC 268 war with Michael Chandler didn’t see a fourth or fifth round, for the sake of the former Bellator champion.

At …read more

Source:: MMANews

Bellator 280 pre-event facts: Can 46-year-old Cheick Kongo make history with title win?

Bellator will make its second trip to France on Friday with Bellator 280, which takes place at Accor Arena in Paris with a main card that airs on Showtime following …read more

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Posted on May 3, 2022, 6:46 pm By
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Cat Zingano vs. Pam Sorenson, Sabah Homasi vs. Maycon Mendonca Set for Bellator 282

A women’s featherweight showdown pitting Cat Zingano against Pam Sorenson that was originally slated for Bellator 276 is now in the works for Bellator 282. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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