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Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Final Location & Venue Set

Bellator MMA's Heavyweight Grand Prix final now has a location and venue. The tournament has been going on since January. Currently, four participants remain in the hunt. Those being Chael Sonnen, Fedor Emelianenko, Matt Mitrione, and Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader. The LA Times is reporting that the final...

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir Official For April 28 in Rosemont

Bellator has announced the date and location for Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir. Emelianenko vs. Mir was previously announced for Bellator's heavyweight tournament. Today (Jan. 22), Bellator sent out a press release confirming the date and venue for the bout. The heavyweight clash between the two greats is set for April...

Rory MacDonald Says Being in Heavyweight Tourney Would Give Off ‘Old School UFC Vibe’

Rory MacDoanld is a welterweight, who is eyeing middleweight and a spot in the heavyweight tournament. "Red King" is scheduled to challenge Douglas Lima inside The Forum in Inglewood, CA for the Bellator welterweight title. The championship tilt is set to take place on Jan. 20. It'll be Bellator 192's...

Quinton Jackson Dislikes The Possibility of Fighting Chael Sonnen

Quinton Jackson isn't exactly enthusiastic about the possibility of facing Chael Sonnen. Yesterday (Nov. 13), Bellator announced a heavyweight tournament set to take place next year. "Rampage" is one of the eight participants as well as Sonnen. This doesn't bode well for Jackson, who has shown a disdain for fighting...

Bellator Press Release Confirms 2018 Heavyweight Tournament

Bellator has confirmed that a heavyweight tournament will be taking place next year. The promotion is set to host an eight-man tournament in the 265-pound division. The tournament features a mix of heavyweight and light heavyweight talent. The participants are Fedor Emelianenko, Ryan Bader, Frank Mir, Matt Mitrione, Chael Sonnen,...

Report: Fedor Emelianenko to Fight Frank Mir in Bellator Heavyweight Bout

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will welcome promotional debutant Frank Mir to the Bellator cage, according to reports in Russia Following confirmation on Friday of an eight-man heavyweight tournament set for 2018, reports claim that a fixture between the Russian legend and the former UFC heavyweight champion is a done deal. MMA legend...

Bellator Announces 8-Man Heavyweight Tournament Set for 2018

It looks as though Bellator is finally ready to crown a new heavyweight champion next year Following a period of more than three years without a heavyweight title bout, the Californian promotion will change that with an eight-man tournament featuring some expected and some frankly surprising names. MMAFighting confirmed the news...