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Bellator 245 Weigh-in Results: 3 Fighters Miss Weight

Bellator MMA is set to hold back-to-back fights, starting with Bellator 245 on September 11. In the main event of the card, Phil Davis (205.7) is rematching Lyoto Machida (205.3). It is a pivotal fight for the light heavyweight division where the winner could very well be next in line...

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...

Bellator Welterweight Champ Douglas Lima Wants Middleweight Title Shot Next

Douglas Lima is looking to become the next champ-champ in Bellator. Lima, re-claimed the welterweight title last time out with a decision win over Rory MacDonald expected the trilogy to be next. But, after the Canadian signed with PFL, Lima hopes he can fight at 185-pounds and against Rafael Lovato...

‘King Mo’ Ends Retirement; Booked At Bellator 233

King Mo's retirement from MMA did last long. Back in June, Muhammad Lawal announced his retirement from MMA to take over a coaching role at American Top Team. Yet, he has agreed to come back for one final fight at Bellator 233, ESPN's Ariel Helwani reported. He will be...

Nick Newell Signs Four-Fight Deal With Bellator

Nick Newell will be in Bellator for the foreseeable future. Newell, who was on a one-fight deal, competed at Bellator 225 where he submitted Corey Browning in the first round. The win improved his record to 16-2, where his lone losses came to Justin Gaethje and Alex Munoz on...

Aaron Pico Latest To Sign With Ali Abdelaziz’s Dominance MMA

Ali Abdelaziz has added another high-profile fighter to his stable at Dominance MMA. MMA Fighting's Damon Martin tweeted tonight (Fri., August 2, 2019) that Bellator featherweight Aaron Pico has enlisted Abdelaziz's famed company as his new management team. Abdelaziz offered a brief quote about Pico's future with Dominance: “Aaron has so...

Myles Jury Signs Multifight Deal With Bellator MMA

Myles Jury is headed to the Bellator cage. The seven-year UFC veteran has signed a multifight deal with Bellator MMA according to a report from ESPN.com today. Jury is expected to debut for the promotion later this year. 'Fury' was once one of the lightweight division's top rising stars. He was...

Scott Coker Announces Bellator Featherweight GP Opening Round Match-Ups

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has some big news concerning the Bellator Featherweight GP this Monday afternoon. Speaking on today's episode of 'Ariel Helwani's MMA Show,' Coker unveiled the opening round match-ups for Bellator's upcoming Featherweight Grand Prix. The title fight between champion Patricio "Pitbull" Freire and Juan Archuleta was...

Bellator & RIZIN’s Cross-Promotion Is Hopefully A Sign Of More To Come In MMA

The MMA world got a dose of excitement this week when RIZIN and Bellator announced a cross-promotion fight between two of the sport's youngest and brightest talents. Headed to Japan is Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell, who will fight RIZIN bantamweight grand prix champion Kyoji Horiguchi. The winner will...

Rampage Jackson On Potential 50 Cent Matchup “He Ain’t No Fighter”

Bellator heavyweight Rampage Jackson shot down the rumors of a potential matchup with rap star 50 Cent in a recent interview with TMZ Sports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opetnRMh8Wg "50 probably drinking too much of that champagne that he got," Rampage said. "Who actually think 50 trying to fight? I just don't feel like 50 trying to...

Frank Mir Plans to Fight in ACB Before Making Return to Bellator MMA

Frank Mir hopes to return to action sooner rather than later following his 48 second knockout loss to Fedor Emelianenko this past weekend. Mir suffered the setback to Emelianenko after more than two years away from the sport due to a suspension handed down from USADA after he tested positive...

Michael Chandler vs. Brandon Girtz Set For Bellator 197; Brent Primus Injured

According to MMAFighting's Ariel Helwani, Bellator lightweight champion Brent Primus is out of his April 13 lightweight title defense against Michael Chandler at Bellator 197 due to a knee injury. As a result Brandon Girtz - who is also from the same management group as Primus - takes this...

Report: Former UFC champion Chuck Liddell to sign with Bellator MMA

According to BJPenn.com's Chris Taylor, former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell is close to signing a multi-million dollar contract with Bellator MMA. Liddell (21-8) hasn't fought since a June 2010 first-round TKO loss to Rich Franklin in the main event of UFC 115. It was the 48-year-old's third straight...

Emmanuel Sanchez Faces UFC Veteran Sam Sicilia In Bellator 198 Co-Main Event

Emmanuel Sanchez will look for his first four-fight win streak since Mar. 2015 when he locks horns with former UFC featherweight Sam Sicilia on May. 12. This 145-pound showdown will serve as the co-main event of Bellator 198, which takes place at SAP Center in San Jose, California. Sanchez On...
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Paul Daley says Bellator Granted Release, Promotion States Differently

Is Paul Daley on the active Bellator MMA roster or not? Daley took to Facebook on Wednesday, telling his followers that he had been granted his release. "They're only your friend, until they're not your friend," he wrote. "I have politely asked for my RELEASE from BELLATOR MMA, which they...