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Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee Takes Place Live Tonight On Showtime

Bellator 263 is for all the featherweight marbles as the World Grand Prix that was slowed by the global pandemic in 2020, finally reaches the fight that MMA fans have been looking forward to. Current Lightweight and Featherweight Champ, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire puts his featherweight title on the line...

Bellator 237 Highlights: Goiti Yamauchi Chokes Out Daron Cruickshank

Goiti Yamauchi has extended his winning streak to three. Yamauchi shared the cage with Daron Cruickshank earlier tonight (Dec. 28). This was the opening main card bout at Bellator 237. The action was held inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Cruickshank didn't have an answer for the grappling of...

Report: Michael Chandler vs. Goiti Yamauchi Booked For Bellator 192

It looks like Michael Chandler's next bout won't be a title rematch. MMAFighting.com is reporting that former Bellator lightweight champion Chandler will do battle with Goiti Yamauchi. The bout is scheduled to take place inside The Forum in Inglewood, CA for Bellator 192. The move will come as a surprise to many....
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Bellator MMA, Goiti Yamauchi Agree to New Long-Term Deal

Bellator MMA has locked up Goiti Yamauchi for the foreseeable future, signing the 24-year-old to a long-term contract extension. Yamauchi is 8-2 over 10 career Bellator fights since 2013, winning his last three by finish. He is 22-3 overall in his career and now competes in the lightweight division after...

Goiti Yamauchi: ‘My Focus is to be The Bellator Champion’

Goiti Yamauchi is targeting Bellator gold. Last month, Yamauchi took on Adam Piccolotti inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The bout was part of the main card of Bellator 183. Yamauchi earned a first-round submission victory. Having won his third straight bout and with a record of 22-3, Yamauchi is...

Patricky Freire Eyeing Bouts With Derek Campos & Goiti Yamauchi

Patricky Freire won't be getting the next Bellator lightweight title shot, but he has two opponents in mind. Freire is coming off a split decision victory over Benson Henderson. The event took place inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The lightweight clash headlined Bellator 183. While "Pitbull" wanted the...

Bellator 183: Goiti Yamauchi Submits Adam Piccolotti in San Jose

Goiti Yamauchi has handed Adam Piccolotti the first loss of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career. The two took the center of the cage to start. Piccolotti went high with a kick, but it missed. Yamauchi went for a knee, but settled on a guillotine choke attempt. Piccolotti defended...

Goiti Yamauchi Says Adam Piccolotti Isn’t Bad, Just Average

Goiti Yamauchi isn't ragging on Adam Piccolotti's skills, but he isn't blown away either. Tonight (Sept. 23), Yamauchi and Piccolotti will go one-on-one inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The bout will be part of the Bellator 183 card. Yamauchi will go for his third straight victory, while...

Bellator 168 Card Adds Goiti Yamauchi-Valeriu Mircea To Lineup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3Y01yZCmIg Lightweights Goiti Yamauchi and Valeriu Mircea have been added to the upcoming Bellator 168 main card. Yamauchi (20-3) and Mircea (12-3) will meet from the Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy on December 10. The card features Melvin Manhoef challenging Rafael Carvahlo for the middleweight title. Below is a press release from...

Bellator Announces Signing Of Current World Champion

World 145-pound champ officially signs a contract with Bellator MMA.