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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...

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...

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...

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...
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Bellator 209 Video Highlights: ‘Pitbull’ Keeps Gold, Phil Davis Falls

Bellator 209 (see results here) played host to an exciting featherweight title fight. On Thursday night (Nov. 15), Bellator 209 took place inside Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel. The event aired last night via tape-delay. In the main event, Patricio Freire defended his Bellator featherweight title against Emmanuel Sanchez. "Pitbull" successfully retained his...

Phil Davis Meets Vadim Nemkov at Bellator in Israel on Nov. 15

Phil Davis meets hard-hitting light heavyweight Vadim Nemkov this fall. Bellator fans will soon reap the rewards of a DAZN subscription should they decide to spend the money. Bellator's partnership with the sports streaming service will begin next month with Bellator 206 on Sept. 29. Fans will be able to...