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Brooke Mayo on Bellator 172 Stoppage: ‘Would You Have Done That to a Man?’

Brooke Mayo isn't over her Bellator 172 stoppage. After going 5-1 on the amateur scene, Mayo made her professional mixed martial arts (MMA) debut on Feb. 18 inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. She wasn't interested in easing her way to pro competition. Her first bout was against...

Bellator 172 Medical Suspensions: Josh Thomson & Five Others Shelved 180 Days

Josh Thomson may be out quite a while. The Bellator 172 medical suspensions were released to MMAFighting.com. Five fighters on the card, including Thomson, were handed 180-day suspensions pending doctor's clearance. Bellator 172 took place inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The event was supposed to be headlined by...

Bellator 172 Salaries: Patricky Freire Tops List With $80,000

Patricky Freire is $80,000 richer after starching Josh Thomson. Freire and Thomson were originally set to compete in the co-main event of Bellator 172. Instead they took center stage as the event's headliner when Matt Mitrione was pulled from his heavyweight bout with Fedor Emelianenko due to kidney stones. "Pitbull" was...

Matt Mitrione on Being Pulled From Bellator 172: ‘It’s Really Difficult’

Matt Mitrione isn't coming off his best weekend. Mitrione went from preparing for the biggest fight of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career, to laying on a hospital bed. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight was set to go one-on-one with MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko. It was not meant...

Scott Coker & Fedor On Decision Not To Fight Replacement Opponent, Fedor’s Return

When news of Matt Mitrione pulling out of his scheduled Bellator 172 main event fight against Fedor Emelianenko broke, Scott Coker's Saturday evening got a lot busier than he already expected it to be. The Bellator MMA President spoke at the post-fight press conference after their event at the SAP...

Video Highlights: Mauricio Alonso TKOs Josh Koscheck At Bellator 172

At the Bellator MMA event at the SAP Center on Saturday night, Josh Koscheck finally made his fighting debut for the promotion. Unfortunately, things didn't go so well for "Kos." Koscheck, who hadn't fought since his loss to Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 62 back in March of 2015, lost...

Scott Coker, Tito Ortiz & Others React To Cancellation Of Fedor vs. Mitrione

When the news broke that the originally scheduled main event between Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione was off of Saturday night's Bellator 172 event in San Jose, California, the MMA social media world was buzzing. Below are some of the reactions from MMA personalities such as Scott Coker, Tito Ortiz...

Bellator 172 Results – Patricky “Pitbull” Freire KOs Josh Thomson In San Jose

On Saturday evening, once the dust finally settled regarding the shocking cancellation of Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione just hours before showtime, Bellator 172 went on with a new main event. Headlined by longtime lightweight contender Josh Thomson vs. Patricky "Pitbull" Freire, Bellator 172 took place live from the SAP...

Matt Mitrione Falls Ill, Bout With Fedor Emelianenko Has Been Canceled

Fedor Emelianenko won't be fighting tonight (Feb. 18) at Bellator 172 against Matt Mitrione after all. Emelianenko was set to compete against Matt Mitrione inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. That's no longer the case.   More details coming. Refresh this page for updates ...
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Matt Mitrione: ‘I’m Gonna do my Damnedest to Steal Fedor Emelianenko’s Legacy’

Matt Mitrione wants to have a memorable moment tonight (Feb. 18). Mitrione steps inside the Bellator cage for the third time. He'll battle mixed martial arts (MMA) icon Fedor Emelianenko inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The heavyweight contest serves as the main event of Bellator 172. Before the...
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Video: Watch Full Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione Ceremonial Weigh-Ins

The Bellator 172 ceremonial weigh-ins are in the books. Tomorrow night (Feb. 18) 32 fighters will step inside the Bellator cage in the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The main event for Bellator 172 features mixed martial arts (MMA) icon Fedor Emelianenko going head-to-head with former Ultimate Fighting Championship...

Josh Koscheck Cleared to Compete at Bellator 172 Following Additional Medical Tests

Josh Koscheck's return to active competition is now official. Tomorrow night (Feb. 18) inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California, Koscheck will battle Mauricio Alonso in the expected main card opener of Bellator 172. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight tipped the scales earlier today and was on...

Bellator 172 Weigh-In Results: One Bout Almost Canceled

The Bellator 172 weigh-ins are history. All 32 fighters on tomorrow night's (Feb. 18) card stepped on the scales earlier today. Two fighters failed to make weight and one bout was actually canceled temporarily. Matthew Ramirez was set for a flyweight battle, but he missed weight by five pounds. The...

Fedor Emelianenko on Signing With Bellator: ‘Scott Coker Keeps His Word’

Fedor Emelianenko is finally fighting on U.S. soil again this Saturday night (Feb. 18). "The Last Emperor" finds himself taking center stage once again when he meets former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Matt Mitrione. The bout will serve as the main event of Bellator 172. The card will be...

Josh Thomson to Michael Chandler: ‘You’re The Champion, Stop Calling People Out’

Josh Thomson is fighting Patricky Freire this Saturday night (Feb. 18), but can't escape questions regarding Michael Chandler. That's because Chandler, the reigning Bellator lightweight champion, is itching for a fight. Chandler claimed Thomson is "afraid" to fight him and should consider working a regular job. Thomson believes Chandler's actions represent...