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Jan Blachowicz & Corey Anderson Exchange Blows Over Top LHW Label

Jan Blachowicz and Corey Anderson are reigniting their feud over social media. Corey Anderson was riding high following his first-round finish over Ryan Bader this past Saturday night in the semifinals of the Bellator light heavyweight Grand Prix. That was until he got a Tweet sent his way from...

Corey Anderson: I Made More Money In Two Bellator Fights Than UFC Career

Bellator light heavyweight Corey Anderson is happy with his switch from the UFC and believes the gamble paid off 'big time'. Corey Anderson is scheduled for a 205-pound contest against the current Bellator heavyweight champion, Ryan Bader, at Bellator 268 this Saturday (Oct. 16, 2021). Bader, also a former...

Bellator LHW Grand Prix Semifinals To Take Place On Oct. 16

Bellator has announced that the semifinals for its light heavyweight grand prix will take place on October 16. The promotion revealed the news on Saturday, the same day as its Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee broadcast. The event will take place in the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The double-header will...

Bellator 257: Nemkov vs. Davis Weigh-In Results: Full Fight Card Set

The Bellator 257 weigh-ins are complete, and the full card will move forward as scheduled. The Bellator 257 lineup will include a solid double-header in the main and co-main events that will feature not one but two bouts in the light heavyweight grand prix. First, in the co-main event, both...

Corey Anderson Accuses UFC Brass of Sabotaging His UFC Career

Bellator light heavyweight Corey Anderson believes that the UFC was looking for an excuse to release him from his contract last year. When Corey Anderson was released from his UFC contract last year, it came as quite a surprise to the MMA community. After all, it’s not often that a...

Corey Anderson is Not Overlooking Anyone in Bellator World Grand Prix

Corey Anderson faces Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov in his first bout of Bellator’s Light-heavyweight World Grand Prix, and he could not be more excited about the tournament format. With the recent signings of Yoel Romero and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, (who are also in the tournament), a lot was made of how Corey...

Vadim Nemkov’s First Bellator Title Defense Will Be Against Phil Davis, Not Corey Anderson

Corey Anderson will not be getting the first crack at new light heavyweight champion, Vadim Nemkov. Bellator president, Scott Coker revealed to MMAJunkie that Nemkov will rematch Phil Davis for his first title defense. “(Phil Davis) had a great fight with (Vadim) Nemkov last time. This will be a rematch. Phil...

Corey Anderson Calls For Title Shot After Bellator 251 Win

Corey Anderson is hoping to fight Vadim Nemkov or Phil Davis next time out. Anderson had a successful Bellator debut as he scored a second-round TKO over Melvin Manhoef in the main event of Bellator 251. The former UFC fighter dominated the fight and now believes a title shot is...

Corey Anderson To Headline Nov. 5 Event In Bellator Debut

Corey Anderson's Bellator debut will be a main event. Anderson, who recently was granted his release from the UFC, signed with Bellator. Many thought he would get an immediate title shot, yet that will not be the case. The promotion announced Anderson will headline Bellator 251 on Nov. 5 against...

White Explains Reason For Releasing Corey Anderson From Contract

Dana White is pulling back the curtain and sharing his side of why Corey Anderson was released from his UFC contract early. Earlier this month, UFC fans were taken by surprise to learn that a perennial top-10 light heavyweight was suddenly released despite having fights remaining on his contract. Corey...

Corey Anderson Signs With Bellator After Requesting UFC Release

Corey Anderson is now a member of the Bellator roster. Anderson had been competing under the UFC banner. He was not a free agent. In fact, he may have been just one win away from a light heavyweight title shot. Unfortunately for Anderson, he was knocked out in his rematch...

UFC Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson Reveals Health Scare

UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson had quite the health scare. Anderson found himself in rough shape shortly after his last outing. "Overtime" collapsed and was taken to the ER. Anderson found out that not only did he blackout partially due to the concussion he suffered in his last fight,...

Jon Jones Relishes In Corey Anderson Tasting ‘Humble Pie’ At UFC Rio Rancho

Jon Jones is happy to see Corey Anderson eat his words. This past Saturday night (Feb. 15), Anderson took on Jan Blachowicz in a rematch. Anderson defeated Blachowicz back in Sept. 2015 via unanimous decision. "Overtime" couldn't make lightning strike twice as he was knocked out in the rematch. Jones Enjoyed...

Corey Anderson Speaks On KO Loss At UFC Rio Rancho

Corey Anderson didn't take long to weigh in on his UFC Rio Rancho loss. Anderson had an opportunity to make a strong case for a UFC light heavyweight title shot. For months, Anderson expressed his belief that he was being overlooked. He forced the UFC brass and others to take...

UFC Rio Rancho Highlights: Jan Blachowicz Starches Corey Anderson

Corey Anderson vs. Jan Blachowicz for the second time is in the books.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Rio Rancho event on Saturday night (February 15, 2020) from the that aired live on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. In the first round, Blachowicz laid...