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Nick Newell Wants Long-Term Deal With Bellator After Win

Nick Newell went into Bellator 225 on a one-fight deal and hopes his win gets him a long-term contract. The 33-year-old improved to 16-2 with the win and now hopes Bellator will be his home for the foreseeable future. “I’d like to negotiate the multi-fight deal, but that’s not...

Matt Mitrione Speaks On Bellator 225 Loss, Explains Mouthpiece Mishap

Matt Mitrione accepts fully responsibility for his Bellator 225 defeat. Last night (Aug. 24), Mitrione went one-on-one with Sergei Kharitonov in the main event of Bellator 225. The two had met before, but it ended quickly when Mitrione landed an accidental kick to the groin. While their first meeting...

Bellator 225 Highlights: Kharitonov Takes Advantage Of Mitrione’s Mouthpiece Issues For TKO

Sergei Kharitonov vs. Matt Mitrione I ended in bizarre fashion and the same holds true for their rematch. On Aug. 24, Kharitonov and Mitrione shared the cage in the main event of Bellator 225. The two had competed against each other before, but the bout ended quickly via No Contest...

Vitaly Minakov Sleeps Timothy Johnson At Bellator 225 (Video)

Vitaly Minakov didn't let a last-minute change in opponent slow him down. Minakov was initially set to meet Javy Ayala in the co-main event of Bellator 225. Ayala was pulled due to medical issues on the day of the event. Timothy Johnson filled in and he shared the cage with...

Watch: Nick Newell Submits Corey Browning In Bellator Debut

Nick Newell's Bellator debut didn't make it out of the first round. Earlier tonight (Aug. 24), Newell shared the cage with Corey Browning. The bout was the featured preliminary fight on the Bellator 225 card. Newell quickly got Browning to the ground and forced the tap via arm triangle. Peep the...

Bellator 225 Bout Undergoes Last-Minute Change

Vitaly Minakov remains on the Bellator 225 card, but he will not be facing Javy Ayala. Minakov and Ayala were scheduled to do battle tonight (Aug. 24) in a heavyweight clash. The bout would've served as Bellator 225's co-main event. Ayala was pulled from the card and is being replaced...

Bellator 225 Results: Sergei Kharitonov Finishes Matt Mitrione

 FINAL UPDATE: The Bellator 225 results are in. In the main event, Sergei Kharitonov stopped Matt Mitrione via TKO. UPDATE # 1: Javy Ayala has been pulled from his bout with Vitaly Minakov. He's been replaced by Timothy Johnson. Report first surfaced via David McGrath. The time has arrived for Bellator...

Bellator 225 Weigh-in Results: Everyone Makes Weight

The Bellator 225 weigh-ins took place earlier today (Aug. 23). All 30 fighters on the Bellator 225 card tipped the scales. There wasn't a single scale fail as everyone hit their target weight. That of course includes main event fighters Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov. Bellator 225 will be held inside the Webster...