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Bellator MMA Announces Launch of Official Fighter Rankings

Bellator MMA will launch official fighter rankings when they make their move to SHOWTIME. In a press release, the promotion announced that they will use a voting panel of 15 media members to vote on the fighter rankings for the top-ten competitors in nine weight classes. Bellator MMA was founded...

Eddie Alvarez Calls MMAAA’s Inclusion of Bjorn Rebney “Genius”

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez feels that the Mixed Martial Arts Athlete's Association (MMAAA) can only benefit from Rebney's nous. Alvarez holds the distinction of winning the lightweight championship in both the UFC and Bellator MMA. The latter was promoted by the controversial Rebney prior to a changing of the...

MMAAA: Tim Kennedy Plays Down Bjorn Rebney’s Role in the Organisation

When the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA) was announced in November last year, the influence of its members forced the world of MMA to sit up and pay attention. Former MMA legend Georges St. Pierre joined two other former (but both active) champions in heavyweight Cain Velasquez and bantamweight T.J Dillashaw. Additionally,...

Bjorn Rebney on the MMAAA’s Eventual Fate: “We will have to become a union.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWnygShSBhE There's a difference between a union and an athletes' association like the MMAAA announced last week. But according to a new interview with MMAAA advisor and Bellator MMA founder Bjorn Rebney, that line may blur soon. Rebney spoke to former Inside MMA correspondent Amy Dardashion for a feature at...

MMA Athletes Association Officially Announces Formation on Conference Call

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yia7p-RhnPc&t=4s To kick off a conference call that apparently has over 100 media members on the line, UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy officially announced the formations of a union/fighters' association for MMA Fighters, the MMA Athletes' Association. Attorney Jim Quinn was announced as the head of their legal team, with Kennedy...

Bjorn Rebney Owns Domain Names For ‘MMA Athletes Association’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z05OQMZjBb4 When it was announced on Monday that former Bellator MMA frontman Bjorn Rebney would join some disgruntled big name UFC fighters for an "industry redefining announcement" on Wednesday, November 30th, the consensus was they were unveiling a fighters' union. Late Tuesday, Deadspin's Kevin Draper found the definitive proof: Rebney owns multiple...

Notable MMA Manager On Bjorn Rebney-Union: If “He’s In, I’m Out”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cU-uvsZEqk Malki Kawa is one of the more notable managers in mixed martial arts. His ties run deep within Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA and other camps, including the likes of Jon Jones, Alistair Overeem and others under the First Round Management banner. With talk of a big fighter union being announced Wednesday, Kawa sounded...

King Mo Blames Bjorn Rebney For The Way His Run With TNA Wrestling Went

Ahead of his Bellator 154 main event fight this weekend on Spike TV against former top-ranked UFC contender Phil Davis, Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal spoke about his run in TNA Wrestling, explaining why he specifically blames former Bellator MMA President Bjorn Rebney for the way his tenure with the...

Bellator Releases 13 Fighters, Including Former Champions

Find out which 13 fighters were cut from the Bellator roster today.

Scott Coker Comments On Bellator’s Negotiations With Gina Carano

The new Bellator President talks about his negotiations with the female fighting superstar.

Dana White Thinks Bjorn Rebney Is A Scumbag

UFC President Dana White never typically has anything good to say about his competition and things with Bellator President Bjorn Rebney are no different. Earlier this week White was questioned about his thoughts on Bellator and Rebney and didn't hold back his feelings. White is not pleased with Bellator for...

Rampage Jackson Feels The UFC Is Ruining MMA

This past week it was announced that Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Tito Ortiz would be facing off on the first ever Bellator PPV. Jackson has been around the block when it comes to MMA and has fought under many different banners. Some were surprised too see him sign with...