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Anthony Johnson Faces Alleged Identity Theft Charges After Bellator Win

Former UFC title challenger and Bellator fighter Anthony Johnson is in trouble with the law following his win at Bellator 258. In particular, the New Canaan Police online records show that Johnson, 37, is facing multiple charges for identity theft. The police report indicates that the incident occurred in...

Scott Coker: Title Shot Not Out Of The Question For Michael Page

After his most recent performance against Derek Anderson, it seems Bellator president Scott Coker isn't ruling out a title shot for Michael Page. Michael Page once again added to his reel of violence when he demolished Anderson with unpredictable strikes thrown from his hip. The 6"3" welterweight shattered his...

Bellator 258: Archuleta vs. Pettis Results, Sights, & Sounds

Bellator 258 took place live tonight on SHOWTIME, and here were the sights and sounds of the event. The event began with Michael Venom Page taking on #4-ranked Derek Anderson. The bout ended via doctor's stoppage, and this kick is the primary reason why: https://twitter.com/BellatorMMA/status/1390839206981906434 Not quite HBK, but it's safe to...

Michael Page Puts Inactivity and Tension With Bellator Behind Him

Bellator welterweight Michael Page is ready to bury that hatchet with the promotion after he went most of the pandemic without a fight booked. Following an interview on virtual media day ahead of Bellator 258, Michael Page was eager to have a sit-down with Bellator brass and hash their issues...

“Frustrated” Anthony Johnson Says His Bellator 258 Plan is Unchanged

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson makes his return to professional MMA this Friday at Bellator 258. While there was a last-minute change in his opponent, Johnson says his goal is the same regardless of who he faces in the Bellator cage.  During Bellator's media day for Bellator 258, Johnson shared his initial...

Bellator 258 Weigh-In Results: All Main Card Fighters Make Weight

The Bellator 258 weigh-ins are complete, and every fighter on the main card successfully made weight. Tomorrow night’s stacked Bellator 258 card will feature a bantamweight title fight between Juan Archuleta and Sergio Pettis, the MMA return of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, the 2021 debut of Michael “Venom" Page, and much...

Jose Augusto Did Not Hesitate to Step in For Bellator 258

Jose Augusto is facing Anthony "Rumble" Johnson at Bellator 258 in the light heavyweight Grand Prix. While he entered late to replace Yoel Romero, Augusto did not hesitate to sign up for a chance at greatness. Augusto has only one fight with Bellator MMA, a first-round submission victory over Jonathan...

Anthony Johnson: New Opponent Jose Augusto More Dangerous Than Romero

After his scheduled bout with Yoel Romero fizzled, former title challenger Anthony Johnson believes it won't get any easier when he faces Jose Augusto at Bellator 258. The former UFC title challenger is eager to step back into the cage, and despite his initial opponent failing pre-fight medical evaluations, Anthony...

Anthony Johnson Has a New Opponent for Bellator 258

With Yoel Romero out of the Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson will now face Jose Augusto at Bellator 258 on May 7.  Augusto, who trains with the Pitbull Brothers team according to Sherdog sports a 7-2 professional MMA record and is currently on a five-fight win streak....

James Gallagher is Off of Bellator 258

James Gallagher is out of his bout with Patrick Mix for Bellator 258.  MMA Junkie broke the news Friday before Bellator 257 that the bantamweight had to withdraw for undisclosed reasons. Gallagher has had fights fall through in the past due to injury but when looking at booking events during...

Michael Page Returns To Face Derek Anderson At Bellator 258

Michael Page will be making his 2021 debut when he faces Derek Anderson next month at Bellator 258. Michael Venom Page (MVP) has developed a reputation for being one of the most exciting fighters in mixed martial arts. Now recognized as the #1-ranked fighter in the welterweight division, Page may...

Valerie Loureda Draws Hannah Guy for Bellator 258

Valerie Loureda has an opponent for Bellator 258 and is looking to continue her winning streak in May. Loureda teased the announcement on social media before news broke on Maxim that she would be facing Hannah Guy on May 7 at Bellator MMA’s “Fightsphere” at The Mohegan Sun. Loureda has...

Patricky Freire vs Peter Queally on Deck for Bellator 258

Patricky Freire and Peter Queally will finally face off at Bellator 258. The two were originally booked last Fall in Dublin but had the event canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Freire stepped away from fighting in the Bellator cage to fight in Japan at RIZIN as a representative...