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MMA CHANGES SOME RULES

MMA CHANGES SOME RULES By MMAJunkie LAS VEGAS – The Association of Boxing Commissions today approved several measures that will modify the Unified Rules of MMA, including a rule to amend MMA judging criteria, as well as clearing up the definition of some existing policies. In a landslide vote of 42-1 (with Mississippi reps abstaining […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: INJURY TO LINTON VASSELL CAUSES MAIN CARD SHIFT, LUKASZ KLINGER NOW FACES FRANCIS CARMONT ON JULY 16.

REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: INJURY TO LINTON VASSELL CAUSES MAIN CARD SHIFT, LUKASZ KLINGER NOW FACES FRANCIS CARMONT ON JULY 16. NEIL GROVE STEPS UP ON SHORT NOTICE TO FIGHT JAMES MULHERON  LONDON — (July 7, 2016) – An injury to Linton Vassell (16-5, 1 NC) has derailed “The Swarm’s” summer plans of competing in […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: JAMES GALLAGHER-MIKE CUTTING SET TO FACE OFF IN FEATHERWEIGHT MAIN CARD BOUT AT ‘BELLATOR: LONDON’ ON JULY 16

REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: JAMES GALLAGHER-MIKE CUTTING SET TO FACE OFF IN FEATHERWEIGHT MAIN CARD BOUT AT ‘BELLATOR: LONDON’ ON JULY 16. Manchester, UK — (June 22nd, 2016) – A featherweight matchup pitting top Irish MMA prospect James Gallagher (3-0) against Mike Cutting (6-5) has been added to the main card of “Bellator 158: London,” […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: CIVIL WAR IN THE UK AS NORTH VERSUS SOUTH IN A HEAVYWEIGHT CLASH BETWEEN MARK GODBEER & JAMES MULHERON AT ‘BELLATOR: L

REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: CIVIL WAR IN THE UK AS NORTH VERSUS SOUTH IN A HEAVYWEIGHT CLASH BETWEEN MARK GODBEER & JAMES MULHERON AT ‘BELLATOR: LONDON’ AT THE O2 ARENA ON JULY 16! MULTIPLE UNDERCARD BOUTS ANNOUNCED & SET TO SHOW OFF SOME OF UK’S TOP UP-AND-COMERS. Manchester, UK, (May 17, 2016)– A heavyweight match-up between […]

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BELLATOR ANNOUNCES A NEW KICKBOXING PROMOTION

BELLATOR ANNOUNCES A NEW KICKBOXING PROMOTION Bellator has announced plans to start a new kickboxing promotion in April 2016. Melvin Manhoef vs. Alexandru Negrea headlines the kickboxing event, and ISKA 72kg champion Mustapha Haida moves up in weight to challenge Karim Ghajii for his ISKA 75kg belt. You can check out this historic announcement in […]

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BELLATOR MMA INKS SERGEI KHARITONOV TO AN EXCLUSIVE, MULTI-FIGHT CONTRACT

  BELLATOR MMA INKS SERGEI KHARITONOV TO AN EXCLUSIVE, MULTI-FIGHT CONTRACT   SANTA MONICA (February 3, 2015) – Sergei Kharitonov (23-5) is the newest free agent by Bellator MMA, with the news that the Russian heavyweight has been signed to an exclusive multi-year, multi-fight contract. A veteran of both Strikeforce and Pride Fighting Championships, Kharitonov […]

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BELLATOR 145 RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & POST PRESS CONFERENCE

    BELLATOR 145 RESULTS Main card (Spike) Patricio Freire vs. Daniel Straus via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) Will Brooks def. Marcin Held via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46) Michael Chandler def. David Rickels via TKO (punches) at 3:05 of R2 Bobby Lashley def. James Thompson via TKO (punches) at :54 of R1 Emmanuel Sanchez […]

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THE UFC RESIGNS RAMPAGE JACKSON & BELLATOR RESPONSE

  THE UFC RESIGNS RAMPAGE JACKSON Las Vegas, NV (December 21, 2014)–  The UFC announced Saturday that they have resigned former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, 36, (35-10). Rampage is coming off 3 straight wins since he fought in Bellator. Rampage last fought in the UFC in January of 2013 when he lost […]

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Bellator Announces First Quarter Fight Schedule As Four Title Fights Will Be Featured In January, February & March

    Bellator Announces First Quarter Fight Schedule As Four Title Fights Will Be Featured In January, February & March   Pitbull vs. Straus, Daley vs. Lima, Newton vs. McGeary and Warren vs. Galvao All Featured   Newport Beach, Calif. (November 15, 2014) – Bellator is primed to kick off 2015 with a bang as […]

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“MMA’s Greatest Young Prospect” Joins Bellator As Eighteen Year Old Boxing/Wrestling Champ, Aaron Pico Agrees To Long-Term Promotional Contr

  “MMA’s Greatest Prospect” Joins Bellator As Eighteen Year Old Aaron Pico Agrees To Long-Term Promotional Contract   Newport Beach, Calif. (November 15, 2014) – At 18 years old, Aaron Pico has become quite familiar with the terms “phenom” and “prodigy”. The California native has already captured a FILA World Championship along with prestigious national […]

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Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Friday, November 14 from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center & Tito Vs. Bonnar Preview Video

  Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Friday, November 14 from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center   San Diego, Calif. (November 13, 2014) – The weigh-in for #Bellator131 will take place Friday, November 14 at 5 p.m. PST from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center (3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110). #Bellator131 will take […]

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Bellator 127 Weigh-In Results from Pechanga Resort and Casino

  Bellator 127 Weigh-In Results from Pechanga Resort and Casino Temecula, Calif. (October 2, 2014) – The Bellator weigh-ins have been completed from the Cabaret Theater inside Pechanga Resort & Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s October 3rd event. Bellator MMA will take place from Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd with the […]

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Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, October 2nd at 5:00 p.m. PST from Pechanga Resort and Casino

Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, October 2nd at 5:00 p.m. PST from Pechanga Resort and Casino

  Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, October 2nd at 5:00 p.m. PST from Pechanga Resort and Casino Newport Beach, Calif. (September 30, 2014) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Thursday at 5 p.m. PST from Cabaret Theater inside Pechanga Resort & Casino (45000 Pechanga Parkway. Temecula, CA 92592). […]

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BELLATOR 126 RESULTS: Shlemenko vs. Halsey & Video Highlights

BELLATOR 126 RESULTS Main card Brandon Halsey def. Alexander Shlemenko via submission (rear-naked choke) (R1, 0:35) Marcin Held def. Patricky Pitbull via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26) Bubba Jenkins def. Thiago Meller via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x2) Mike Richman def. Ed West via first-round KO (2:44) Undercard Larue Burley def. Raymond Pina via submission […]

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Bellator 129 Comes To Iowa’s Mid-America Center On Friday, October 17th As Josh Neer vs. Paul Bradley Headline

      Bellator 129 Comes To Iowa’s Mid-America Center On Friday, October 17th As Josh Neer vs. Paul Bradley Headline   Newport Beach, Calif. (September 24, 2014) – Bellator MMA will return to The Hawkeye State on Friday, October 17th from The Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs as Iowa natives Josh Neer and Paul […]

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Bellator 127 Set From Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino As Gonzalez Replaces Zaromskis, Duran Set To Face Bunch

Bellator 127 Set From Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino As Gonzalez Replaces Zaromskis, Duran Set To Face Bunch   Newport Beach, Calif. (September 23, 2014) – Bellator 127 is now set as the promotion will return to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus will battle Justin Wilcox […]

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Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, September 25th from Phoenix, Arizona

    Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, September 25th from Phoenix, Arizona   Newport Beach, Calif. (September 23, 2014) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Thursday at a special start time of 3:00 p.m. PST from the Grand Canyon University Arena (3300 W. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85017). […]

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King Mo vs. Tom DeBlass Added To Bellator 131 Fight Card On Saturday, November 15th From San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center

  King Mo vs. Tom DeBlass Added To Bellator 131 Fight Card On Saturday, November 15th From San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center Light Heavyweight Showdown Joins Tito vs. Bonnar, Chandler vs. Brooks Newport Beach, Calif. (September 22, 2014) – The fight card for Bellator 131 continues to grow as one of the most controversial […]

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Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, September 11th from Detroit’s Sheraton Hotel

  Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, September 11th from Detroit’s Sheraton Hotel                                                                                                                                                              Newport Beach, Calif. (September 9, 2014) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Thursday at 5 p.m. EST from the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel  (21111 Haggerty Road, Novi, MI 48375). Bellator MMA will take place from […]

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Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, September 4th from Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun

    Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, September 4th from Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun   Newport Beach, Calif. (September 1, 2014) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Thursday at 5 p.m. EST from Mohegan Sun Casino (1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Montville, CT 06382). Bellator MMA will take place from Mohegan Sun […]

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King Mo Lawal Signs Long-Term-Extension With Bellator MMA

  King Mo Lawal Signs Long-Term-Extension With Bellator MMA   Light Heavyweight Set To Clash With Dustin Jacoby September 5th Live On Spike   Newport Beach, Calif. (August 28, 2014) – As King Mo prepares for his September 5th battle with Dustin Jacoby, the former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion has a much clearer outlook on his future, as […]

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Stephan Bonnar Joins Bellator Wants To Fight Tito Ortiz

    Stephan Bonnar Joins Bellator   Newport Beach, Calif. (August 27, 2014) – The Bellator Light Heavyweight division has seen a new arrival as fan favorite Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar (15-8) has agreed to terms on a new Bellator contract. Fighting in front of millions on Spike TV against the likes of James Irvin, […]

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BELLATOR RELEASES EDDIE ALVAREZ

    Bellator Statement On Eddie Alvarez   Newport Beach, Calif. (August 19, 2014) – Bellator President Scott Coker has released a statement regarding Eddie Alvarez: “We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release. Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no matching rights, and we wish him the best in the future. We […]

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Bellator Re-Launches The Next Era In The Women’s Division By Adding Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd

  Bellator Re-Launches The Next Era In The Women’s Division  Newport Beach, Calif. (August 14, 2014) – Bellator MMA has reestablished the women’s division with two of MMA’s top featherweights leading the forefront. Finding previous success in the female MMA game, Bellator President Scott Coker has added Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd to the roster to start the […]

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Bellator’s Official Statement On War Machine Domestic Violence Incident

    Bellator Statement On War Machine *Photo Credit:  Keith Mills/Sherdog.com  Newport Beach, Calif. (August 8, 2014) – Bellator President Scott Coker has issued a statement regarding Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine: “We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when it relates to any form of domestic violence, and after learning of this latest incident involving […]

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Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, July 24th at 5:00 p.m. PST from Pechanga Resort and Casino

    Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, July 24th at 5:00 p.m. PST from Pechanga Resort and Casino Newport Beach, Calif. (July 22, 2014) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Thursday at 5 p.m. PST from Cabaret Theater inside Pechanga Resort & Casino (45000 Pechanga Parkway. Temecula, CA 92592). Bellator […]

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Reminder: Bellator’s Inaugural Pay-Per View Event “Rampage vs. King Mo” Set To Air On Spike Friday, July 18th

  Reminder: Bellator’s Inaugural Pay-Per View Event “Rampage vs. King Mo” Set To Air On Spike Friday, July 18th   Newport Beach, Calif. (July 17, 2014) – Bellator MMA’s first-ever pay-per-view event “BELLATOR MMA: RAMPAGE vs KING MO” will be replayed on Spike TV Friday, July 18th at 9:00pm ET/PT. For the first time on free TV, fans can view […]

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All Bellator Tournament Winners Now In World Title Shot Pool

    All Bellator Tournament Winners Now In World Title Shot Pool   Newport Beach, Calif. (June 12, 2014) – With Bellator’s 2014 Summer Series having just begun last Friday, Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney announced today that the promotion has made an addition to its real sport, tournament based format that allows former […]

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Bellator Weigh-In Results from WinStar World Casino & Resort

    Bellator Weigh-In Results from WinStar World Casino & Resort Thackerville, Okla. (June 5, 2014) – The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from MIST nightclub at WinStar World Casino & Resort in preparation for Bellator MMA’s June 6th event, which will showcase the Bellator Light Heavyweight Opening Rounds and a full card of […]

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Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, June 5th at 5:00 pm CST From WinStar World Casino & Resort

      Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, June 5th at 5:00 pm CST From WinStar World Casino & Resort   Newport Beach, Calif. (June 3, 2014) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place on Thursday at 5:00 pm CST inside of MIST nightclub at WinStar World Casino & […]

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Bellator Kicks Off Season 11 From Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Casino on Friday, September 5th Live On Spike TV

    Bellator Kicks Off Season 11 From Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Casino on Friday, September 5th Live On Spike TV   Connecticut’s Brennan Ward Battles Bellator Newcomer James Irvin; Main Event To Be Announced In Coming Weeks   Newport Beach, Calif. (May 28, 2014) – Bellator will kick off it’s highly anticipated Season 11 on […]

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