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Kyoji Horiguchi to rematch Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 222
The eagerly anticipated rematch between Kyoji Horiguchi and Darrion Caldwell will take place in New York. The two fighters will face off at Bellator 222 on June 22nd at Madison Square Garden.
Pull No Punches 14 - Rory MacDonald Expecting a Boy , Talks Bellator 220 & More
Your hosts Shak Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each week on Saturday’s at 2pm CST as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you an hour of MMA content, varying from fighter interviews to discussions on current MMA Topics. Shak, along with BE’s
Rory MacDonald Sizing Up Remaining Bellator MMA Welterweight Grand Prix
Reigning Bellator MMA champion Rory MacDonald has no problem putting his title on the line in the promotion’s ongoing welterweight grand prix and continues to size up potential opponents ahead of his quarterfinal clash with Jon Fitch in the Bellator 220 main event on April 27 in San Jose, California
Raymond Daniels gets new opponent , faces Wilker Barros at Bellator Birmingham
Kickboxing legend Raymond Daniels has a new assignment for his Bellator debut and his second mixed martial arts bout on the Bellator Birmingham card on May. 4. Bellator confirmed to MMA Fighting that Daniels’ initial opponent Jon Durrant had been forced from the welterweight contest due to injury an
Pedro Carvalho replaces Ryan Scope , faces Derek Campos at Bellator Birmingham
SBG fighter Pedro Carvalho has stepped up to take a short notice fight against Derek Campos at Bellator Birmingham on May 4. Campos was left without a dance partner when former BAMMA champion Ryan Scope was forced out their co-main event meeting due to injury. Bellator confirmed to MMA Fighting that
Bellator MMA Signs Former UFC , Strikeforce Competitor Bobby Voelker
Well-traveled mixed martial arts veteran Bobby Voelker has signed a contract with Bellator MMA. Sherdog.com confirmed the news with a promotion official following an initial report from MMAjunkie.com. A date for Voelker’s debut is currently unknown, but the fighter did tell MMAjunkie that he is targ
Macfarlane set to defend flyweight title at Bellator 220
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Bellator women’s flyweight world champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (9-0) will defend her title next weekend against striker Veta Arteaga at Bellator 220 in San Jose, California on April 27th.
Ex-UFC fighter Leslie Smith signs with Bellator
Former UFC bantamweight contender Leslie Smith has signed an exclusive deal to compete in Bellator MMA. Smith, 36, confirmed the signing to ESPN on Tuesday, following an initial report by Yahoo Sports. She does not have a date for her next fight but said she intends to compete in the 145-pound feath
Jordan Williams says Bellator 220 bout with Diego Herzog will end how he wants it to
For middleweight Jordan Williams, 2018 is a year told in two halves. Following back-to-back wins to kick off his 2018 for Dragon House and Bellator, Williams spent the second half of the year on suspension due to a positive test for marijuana following his June victory over Tim Caron at Dana White’s
Rory MacDonald ` Very Confident ' He 'll Finish Jon Fitch At Bellator 220
Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald is extremely confident of a win over former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch. The Canadian will make his first appearance in the promotion’s Welterweight Grand Prix at Bellator 220, which takes place April 27 in San Jose, California. In Fitch, he’ll have a
Bellator welterweight king Rory MacDonald looking forward to first MMA tournament of his career
Rory MacDonald has been competing professionally in mixed martial arts since he was 16 years old and has experienced plenty. He has fought for world titles and has both handed out and taken beatings.
Tywan Claxton vs. James Bennett Added to Bellator 221 Main Card ; Romero Cotton Returns on Prelims
A featherweight clash pitting Tywan Claxton against >James Bennett has been added to the Bellator 221 main card. Sherdog.com recently confirmed the pairing with a promotion official. Additionally, former NCAA Division II national champion wrestler will square off against Matthew Paul in a middleweig
Melvin Manhoef vs. Kent Kauppinen , Peter Queally vs. Terry Brazier added to Bellator London
Two more fights have been added to the Bellator London card on Jun. 22 as K-1 legend Melvin Manhoef takes on British middleweight Kent Kauppinen and Irish lightweight Peter Queally takes on former BAMMA double champ Terry Brazier.
Top grappler and Bellator veteran Aaron Johnson accused of rape
[CW: The following story references an alleged sexual assault]. Aaron ‘Tex’ Johnson, a multi-time IBJFF medal winner and owner of the fastest submission in Bellator history, surprised the grappling community last week by announcing he was pulling out of Fight 2 Win 108 and checking himself into reha
Tyrell Fortune , Romero Cotton , Sam Sicila Sign Multi-Fight Extensions with Bellator MMA
Bellator MMA has re-upped with a couple of its top prospects along with a veteran talent. The California-based organization recently re-signed Tyrell Fortune, Romero Cotton and Sam Sicila to exclusive, multi-fight extensions, Sherdog.com learned from a promotion official. Exact terms of the contract
Bellator 220 - Jon Fitch is having fun again : ` Somewhere along the way I lost it '
Our own Shakiel “Shak” Mahjouri recently interviewed Welterweight fighter, Jon Fitch, ahead of his upcoming performance headlining the Bellator 220 event against Rory MacDonald, from San Jose, California, USA in April 27, 2019.
Richard Kiely promises KO win over ` hit and hope merchant ' Galore Bofando at Bellator London
The announcement of a meeting of knockout artists at Bellator London, Galore Bofando and Richard Kiely, was met by much enthusiasm last week, but the self proclaimed “Face of Bellator”, Kiely, is confident that he can manage to avoid the spectacular spinning techniques of Bofando when they clash on
Bellator inks former UFC contender Leslie Smith , who plans move to featherweight
Leslie Smith hasn’t fought for a year which, as her primary way of making a living, makes things a bit difficult when it comes time to write the rent check each month. She’s taught classes and was inspired by coaching on the Wimp2Warrior, in which average people get to train and then have a fight.
Bobby Lashley Looking to Fight for Bellator While Under Contract with WWE ?
WWE Monday Night Raw Superstar Bobby Lashley recently spoke to SkySports.com and expressed his desire to return to mixed martial arts competition for the Bellator promotion. As fans may recall, Lashley is actually a fairly successful MMA fighter, as he currently holds a professional record of 15-2.
Chael Sonnen has perfect foil in Lyoto Machida for Madison Square Garden return for Bellator MMA
There are few, if any, fighters capable of outdoing Chael Sonnen when it comes to trash-talking, promoting a contest or egging on a rival. That's a fact. And few rivals of Lyoto Machida can out mobilise the brilliant Brazilian in the fighting arena. Fitting, then, that two modern legends of the spor