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Scott Coker Reveals The Planned Location For Fedor Emelianenko’s Final Fight

Scott Coker knows where he wants Fedor Emelianenko's final fight to be. Entering this year, the plan was for Emelianenko to go on his farewell tour. Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic derailed those plans as he has yet to fight, and many not fight at all in 2020. Although the farewell...

Bellator 244 Results: Nemkov Uncrowns Bader

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxZVq8jMWrA UPDATE: Bellator 244 has concluded and we have ourselves a new light heavyweight champion after Vadim Nemkov upsets Ryan Bader with a second-round TKO. Full results of the card can be found below. We are all set for Bellator 244. The card will take place tonight (Aug. 21) inside the...

Scott Coker Believes Bellator Has Best Light Heavyweight Division In The World

Scott Coker believes Bellator's 205-pound division is better than any other promotion in the world. With Jon Jones vacating the UFC's light heavyweight title and eyeing a move to heavyweight, Coker believes that secures Bellator's 205-pound division as the best. Bellator's division has the likes of Ryan Bader, Vadim Nemkov,...

Dana White ‘Would Love’ To Meet With Michael Chandler

Dana White is interested in meeting with Michael Chandler. Chandler has been the face of Bellator for years. He's also someone many consider to be the greatest Bellator fighter of all-time. He is a three-time lightweight champion but for years many have wanted to see him in the UFC. Now, given...

Bellator Returns On July 24 With Sergio Pettis vs. Ricky Bandejas Set As Main Event

Bellator is back. After months of fans and fighters wondering when the Viacom-owned promotion would return, we finally have a date. It was previously reported Bellator would return on July 24 and now we have the main event as Sergio Pettis will battle Ricky Bandejas. Combate was first to report...

Scott Coker Explains Details For Bellator’s July Return

Scott Coker makes a lot of sense when he speaks about the plan for July. If anything about what has been going on with the current situation has shown, it’s that time is the biggest asset when planning for a comeback. The restrictions in place now will likely not...

Scott Coker Looking at a July Return for Bellator MMA

Scott Coker is looking to get Bellator MMA moving again in July if things with COVID-19 and the pandemic that halted sports back in March start to simmer down. Sports, along with everything else took a hit when the coronavirus officially became a pandemic early last month. However, with...

Bellator MMA Recharged Coming to CBS Sports Network

Bellator MMA will be re-airing some of their events on CBS Sports Network beginning this Saturday. Bellator MMA announced today in a press release “Bellator MMA Recharged” will be a weekly series that will be airing regularly on Wednesday nights after the Saturday premiere. “Big” John McCarthy will host the...

Frank Mir Announces He’s A Free Agent, Interested In Fighting Or Commentary

Frank Mir is once again a free agent. The former UFC heavyweight champion was recently competing in Bellator where he beat Roy Nelson last time out. The win snapped his four-fight losing skid, but Mir says he is now a free agent after agreeing to end his contract with Bellator. “Basically...

Douglas Lima Recalls Sparring With Gegard Mousasi In 2017: ‘He Beat Me Up’

Douglas Lima and Gegard Mousasi are set to fight for the vacant middleweight title at Bellator 243 on May 9. Although it will be the first time they fight inside the cage the two sparred back in 2017 in the lead up to Mousasi's fight against Alexander Shlemenko. In...

Rafael Lovato Jr. Relinquishes Bellator Middleweight Title After Brain Condition Diagnosis

Bellator champion, Rafael Lovato Jr. has made the difficult decision to relinquish his title amid health concerns. Lovato Jr. was recently on the Joe Rogan Experience where he revealed he was suffering from a rare brain condition and his career was on pause. He wasn't certain on what he...

Scott Coker Says Fedor Emelianenko Is The GOAT After Bellator Japan Win

Bellator president, Scott Coker believes Fedor Emelianenko is the GOAT once again after his win at Bellator Japan on the weekend. Many have already considered Emelianenko as one of the best ever and arguably the best heavyweight of all-time. But for Coker, he thinks with the win over Rampage...

Michael Page Says Douglas Lima Can’t Deny Him A Rematch Along As He Keeps On Winning

Michael Page is looking forward to rematching Douglas Lima and knows it will happen soon. At Bellator 221, Lima knocked Page out cold in the second round to hand the Englishman his first loss as a pro. Yet, in the fight, Page had success and even rocked Lima. Now,...

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane Eyes ‘Champ-Champ Status’ After Bellator 236 Win

Ilima-Lei MacFarlane wants to become the first woman in Bellator to be a champ-champ. She is the current reigning and defending flyweight champion, yet she wants Bellator to open up a bantamweight division. MacFarlane has defended her title now four times and most recently doing so on Saturday against...

Scott Coker: Bellator Looking At Women’s Flyweight For Next Grand Prix

Bellator appears to be honing in on women's flyweight for their next grand prix. Of course, since 2018, Bellator has held a grand prix starting with heavyweight, then welterweight, and currently featherweight. Yet, their next one is expected to be women's flyweight, according to Bellator President, Scott Coker. “We’re...