Tag: Bellator


With his natural athleticism and longstanding wrestling talent, Davis won’t be Bellator’s best-kept secret for much longer. It’s only a matter of time before Bellator welterweight Joey Davis sends MMA back into an ice age. The Compton phenom is slated for his third career bout against Ian Butler on January 20, as part of the […]

Douglas Lima wants to knock out Rory MacDonald and prove place at Top

Rory MacDonald’s name carries weight. While he came up short in his one UFC title challenge, MacDonald made it a memorable war – one that earned him and then-champion Robbie Lawler an extra $50,000 and some damage to their faces. MacDonald beat some of the toughest men in the division, including current champ Tyron Woodley, […]

Bellator 175 Aftermath: Was the Event a Success?

Say what you will about Bellator, but their production value is the best in the business, as exemplified at Bellator 175. Rosemont, Illinois, played host to Bellator 175 on Friday at the Allstate Arena, and I will be the first to admit, I was pleasantly surprised at the fan turnout. With over 11,000 attending the […]

Conor McGregor’s Training Partner Inks Deal With Bellator

Brazilian jiu-jitsu guru Dillon Danis began to gain attention in the mixed martial arts world when he helped prepare UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor for his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 last August.  Danis has continued to train with McGregor, while also expressing interest at trying his hand at MMA. It now appears […]

Bellator 172: Matt Mitrione’s interview

  Matt Mitrione gets the opportunity of a lifetime to claim the biggest scalp in heavyweight MMA this weekend when Russian icon Fedor Emelianenko returns to the cage for their Bellator 172 main event in San Jose, California. Yesterday, Mitrione met with some of the MMA media to explain how he’s prepared for the biggest […]

Bellator news: “The last Emperor” returns

Bellator is debuting a special “Countdown” special ahead of Saturday’s Bellator 172. In the main event, Emelianenko (36-4 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), a former PRIDE and Strikeforce fighter, makes his Bellator debut and meets fellow headliner and former UFC fighter Matt Mitrione (11-5 MMA, 2-0 BMMA). According to Spike, the “Countdown” special includes a sit-down interview […]

Bellator CEO Scott Coker: “We’ve Got The Best 170 Pound Division On The Planet”

Bellator CEO Scott Coker has said that his promotion ‘has the best 170 pound division on the planet’ after he was pressed on a potential fight between welterweight contender Rory MacDonald and champion Douglas Lima after Bellator 169 in Dublin on Friday. MacDonald, who is still recovering from a broken nose from his last fight […]

Former pound for pound king returns Saturday at Bellator Kickboxing

Giorgio Petrosyan. The name carries a special weight to kickboxing fans. For a four year run from 2009-2013, Petrosyan was the undeniable pound for pound king of kickboxing.  During that time, the Doctor ruled over the Lightweight division, winning two K-1 MAX GP’s plus the Glory 70kg GP. His technique was impeccable, showing a mastery […]

Bellator 166 Results

The first of two Bellator shows in Oklahoma this weekend took place last night and we’ve got all the results from Bellator 166 for you below. In the main event of the evening, Eduardo Dantas successfully defended his bantamweight title against Joe Warren by majority decision. The majority ruling, stemming from one judge scoring it […]

Bellator’s Beauty Shows Off Post-Fight Realities In New Photos

Bellator’s Anastasia Yankova has the look and the backing to be a major draw in the sport of MMA. Now undefeated for the promotion and fresh off her second fight, the Bellator beauty is showing off the downside of cage-fighting… Messing up her pretty face. And FYI she won Friday’s bout. Check it out: Anastasia, […]