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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...

Scott Coker Says Interim Heavyweight Title Announcement May Come Soon

Bellator MMA President, Scott Coker hinted at an Interim Heavyweight title fight coming soon.  With Ryan Bader in the world light heavyweight Grand Prix, he won't be able to defend his heavyweight title anytime soon. Especially after advancing in the tournament with his win over Lyoto Machida at Bellator 256....

Ryan Bader Attributes Bellator 256 Win To Growth Since 2012 Loss

Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader is part of the light-heavyweight grand prix tournament for the belt he lost in 2020, and he rebounded nicely at Bellator 256. Specifically, the former Bellator light heavyweight champion lost his belt to Vadim Nemkov by TKO last Aug. However, since he still holds his...

Lyoto Machida Doesn’t Plan On Retiring Anytime Soon, Win Or Lose

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida plans on fighting for a while to come, regardless of the outcome of his fight against Ryan Bader tonight in the opening round of the Bellator light heavyweight grand prix tournament. In their first meeting in 2012, Lyoto Machida knocked out Bader in spectacular fashion....

Ryan Bader Unwilling To Vacate Bellator Heavyweight Title

Ryan Bader isn't interested in vacating his heavyweight title. In the main event of Bellator 256 on Friday night, Bader is set to rematch Lyoto Machida in the opening round of the light heavyweight grand prix. Bader enters the tournament looking to become to reclaim his title he lost last...

Bellator 256: Bader vs. Machida 2 Full Card & Weigh-In Results

The Bellator 256 weigh-ins are complete, and all but one fighter successfully made weight. Tomorrow night at Bellator 256, the light heavyweight grand prix will kick off with former division champion and current heavyweight champ Ryan Bader facing Lyoto Machida in the main event. The co-main event will feature former...

Ryan Bader May Have To Vacate Bellator HW Championship

If Ryan Bader has his way, his next bout will be a light heavyweight championship rematch against Vadim Nemkov instead of defending his heavyweight title. Reigning Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader suffered his first loss in four years and since entering Bellator MMA when he dropped the light heavyweight title...

Ryan Bader Issues First Statement Following Bellator 244 Loss

Ryan Bader has issued his first statement following his upset TKO loss at the hands of Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 244. Bellator 244 took place Friday, August 21, 2020 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The main event featured Ryan Bader in what many expected to be a...

Bellator 244 Highlights (Video): Nemkov TKO’s Bader to Win LHW Strap

Bellator 244 took place tonight (Aug. 21) inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut airing on the Paramount Network and DAZN. You can view the full Bellator 244 results here. In the main event, Vadim Nemkov stunned Bellator MMA fans around the world when he TKO'd Ryan Bader in the...

Bellator 244 Weigh-in Results: Ryan Bader Makes 205, Title Fight Set

The Bellator 244 weigh-in results are in. On August 21, Bellator 244 will take place inside an empty Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. In the main event, the light heavyweight title is on the line as Ryan Bader drops back down in weight to battle the streaking contender, Vadim...

‘Champ-Champ’ Ryan Bader Says He’d Welcome UFC Title Holder Jon Jones To Bellator

Ryan Bader is aware of Jon Jones' issues with the UFC and he has a suggestion for "Bones." Bader is the current Bellator heavyweight and light heavyweight champion. Jones holds the UFC light heavyweight gold. Back in Feb. 2011, Bader and Jones fought under the UFC banner. Jones ended up...

Ryan Bader Thinks UFC Champion Jon Jones Is No Longer Untouchable

Ryan Bader believes Jon Jones' aura is fading. Jones has been dominant in the UFC's light heavyweight division. He is in his second reign as the undisputed 205-pound king but he was never beaten for the title in his first run with the gold. Lately, fight fans and media members...

Bellator 242: Ryan Bader Feels Prepared To Exploit Vadim Nemkov’s Weaknesses (Interview)

Ryan Bader is returning to the light heavyweight division to defend his 205-pound gold and he's got a formidable challenger in Vadim Nemkov. Bader vs. Nemkov is scheduled to headline Bellator 242 on May 9. The event will be held inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. In the...

Bellator Spring & Summer 2020 Showcase Live Stream Today (March 9)

Bellator is ready to roll out a live stream of their media-only press event showcasing key matchups this spring and summer. Today (March 9), the Bellator Spring & Summer 2020 Showcase will be streamed live. The press event will begin at 12 p.m. ET. A slew of fighters on the...