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Lyoto Machida Says He Had To Adjust In Bellator Debut

Lyoto Machida admits he felt "kind of lost" in his Bellator debut. Machida shared the cage with former middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho. The bout served as Bellator 213's co-main event. After three rounds of action, Machida edged out Carvalho via split decision. "The Dragon" Talks Getting The Hang Of Things In...

Bellator 213 Highlights: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Submits Valerie Letourneau

Bellator 213 is now history. In the main event of Bellator 213, Ilima-Lei Macfalane defended her women's flyweight title against Valerie Letourneau. Macfarlane competed in her hometown of Honolulu, Hawaii inside the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena. After two rounds of close action, Macfarlane took over in the third round. The hometown favorite...

Bellator 213 Highlights: Lyoto Machida Defeats Rafael Carvalho

Lyoto Machida's Bellator debut is in the books. Earlier tonight (Dec. 15), Machida shared the cage with Rafael Carvalho. The action took place inside the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The middleweight scrap served as Bellator 213's co-main event. After three rounds of action, the score totals were read. Two...

Bellator 213 Highlights: Neiman Gracie Submits Ed Ruth

Another fight has been completed in the opening round of the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. Earlier tonight (Dec. 15), Neiman Gracie and Ed Ruth did battle in a bout featuring two undefeated 170-pounders. The winner would be guaranteed a title bout in round two of the tournament, as he'd...

Bellator 213 Highlights: Liam McGeary Knocks Out King Mo

Liam McGeary has finally got his groove back. The former Bellator light heavyweight champion had gone 1-3 in his last four outings going into his bout with Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal at Bellator 213. Make it 2-3 in his last five fights as McGeary finished Lawal in emphatic fashion. McGeary was...

Bellator 213 Results: Macfarlane Submits Letourneau To Retain Title

 UPDATE: Bellator 213 has wrapped up. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane successfully retained her Bellator women's flyweight title, submitting Valerie Letourneau. Bellator 213 (see weigh-in results here) is set to begin. The card will take place tonight (Dec. 15) inside the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The main card is set to...

Bellator 213 Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for the upcoming Bellator 213 event are in the books. Bellator officials held the weigh-ins for Bellator 213 on Friday where everyone made weight except for Rafael Carvalho and thus the fights are on the track of taking place. Bellator 213 is set to take place on Saturday,...

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Hopes To Control Her Emotions At Bellator 213

Bellator women's flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will attempt to keep herself from bawling ahead of Bellator 213. Macfarlane will put her women's flyweight title on the line against Valerie Letourneau. This is a special title defense for Macfarlane as she's competing in her hometown of Honolulu, Hawaii. Bellator 213 will...

Lyoto Machida Expects ‘Great’ Bellator Debut Against Rafael Carvalho

Lyoto Machida anticipates a solid Bellator debut. This Saturday night (Dec. 14), Machida will step inside the Bellator cage for the first time. He'll be going one-on-one with former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho. With a win, Machida sets himself up in prime position to challenge the winner of Gegard...

Scott Coker Speaks On Bellator Beating UFC To Hawaii

Bellator president Scott Coker is happy to be in Hawaii and admits it's a good feeling to get there first. There hasn't been a major mixed martial arts event in Hawaii in a decade, but Bellator has beaten the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to holding an event there. You'll have...

Lyoto Machida Wants To Eventually Pursue Bellator Light Heavyweight Title

Lyoto Machida plans on moving back up to the 205-pound division eventually. Machida is set to make his Bellator debut on Dec. 15. He'll go one-on-one with former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho. The bout will be held on the Bellator 213 card. Lyoto Machida Isn't Done With Light Heavyweight Division Machida's...

Former Bellator Champ Liam McGeary On Fighting Friend King Mo, Training In California (Exclusive)

Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary looks to snap a career high two-straight losing streak on Dec. 15 and he'll have to do it against a friend of his. The 36-year-old is scheduled to face Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal at Bellator 213 and despite the friendship, it's all...