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BELLATOR RE-SIGNS HEAVYWEIGHT LEGEND FEDOR EMELIANENKO TO EXCLUSIVE MULTI-FIGHT CONTRACT

BELLATOR RE-SIGNS HEAVYWEIGHT LEGEND FEDOR EMELIANENKO TO EXCLUSIVE MULTI-FIGHT CONTRACT AHEAD OF FAREWELL TOUR  LOS ANGELES — Bellator is proud to announce that Russian MMA great Fedor Emelianenko (38-6, 1 NC) has signed an exclusive multi-fight contract extension to finish his career inside the Bellator cage. Emelianenko’s farewell tour continues in Bellator’s stacked heavyweight division on the heels […]

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RYAN BADER KOS FEDOR & HENRY CORRALES UPSETS AARON PICO – VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & POST PRESS CONFERENCE

Ryan Bader Kos Fedor Emilianenko

Bellator 214 Fight Card/Results Ryan Bader (c) def. Fedor Emelianenko via first-round TKO (punches) Henry Corrales def. Aaron Pico via first-round TKO (punches) Jake Hager def. J.W. Kiser via first-round submission (arm triangle) Juan Archuleta def. Ricky Bandejas via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Adel Altamimi def. Brandon McMahon via first-round submission (armbar) SUPPORT REAL […]

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BELLATOR 214 – FEDOR VS. BADER PRESS CONFERENCE, WEIGH-IN VIDEOS – WWE FORMER CHAMP JAKE HAGER ALSO ON THE CARD

Fedor vs. Bader

BELLATOR 214 FEDOR VS. BADER PRESS CONFERENCE, WEIGH-IN VIDEOS – WWE FORMER CHAMP JAKE HAGER ALSO ON THE CARD Inglewood, CA (January 26, 2019)– Bellator is hosting Fedor vs. Bader at The Forum in Inglewood, California, and it will be headlined by the conclusion of the promotion’s heavyweight grand prix. The finals will be between […]

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FULL FIGHT CARD ANNOUNCED FOR BELLATOR 214: FEDOR VS. BADER ON SATURDAY, JAN. 26

FULL FIGHT CARD ANNOUNCED FOR BELLATOR 214: FEDOR VS. BADER ON SATURDAY, JAN. 26 LOS ANGELES – The full slate of bouts for Bellator’s return to the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Jan. 26 has been completed with a five-fight main card and 11 preliminary contests. The main event of the card will feature the Finals of the […]

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TWO TITLES ON THE LINE AT BELLATOR 214 IN L.A. ON JANUARY 26

TWO TITLES ON THE LINE AT BELLATOR 214 IN L.A. ON JANUARY 26 GEGARD MOUSASI DEFENDS BELLATOR MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST UNBEATEN RAFAEL LOVATO JR. LOS ANGELES – The co-main event of Bellator’s return to the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Jan. 26 will see reigning middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi (45-6-2) defend his title against […]

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FEDOR EMELIANENKO AND RYAN BADER COLLIDE FOR THE BELLATOR WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

  FEDOR EMELIANENKO AND RYAN BADER COLLIDE FOR THE BELLATOR WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP   BELLATOR HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD GRAND PRIX FINALS SET FOR JAN. 26 AT THE FORUM IN INGLEWOOD, CALIF.   TICKETS FOR BELLATOR: FEDOR VS. BADER ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, OCT. 19 LOS ANGELES – The Finals of the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix will […]

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BELLATOR 208: FEDOR VS. SONNEN RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & PHOTOS

  BELLATOR 208: FEDOR VS. SONNEN RESULTS & PHOTOS Full Fight Photos Here | Video Highlights Here Complete Bellator 208 Main Card:                Fedor Emelianenko (38-5, 1 NC) defeated Chael Sonnen (30-16-1) via TKO (punches) at 4:46 of round one Benson Henderson (26-8) defeated Saad Awad (23-10) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26) Cheick Kongo (29-10-2) defeated Timothy Johnson (12-5) via KO (punches) at 1:08 of round one Anatoly Tokov (27-2) defeated Alexander Shlemenko (56-12, 1 […]

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FEDOR VS. SONNEN PRESS CONFERENCE & BELLATOR 208 WEIGH-IN VIDEO

FEDOR VS. SONNEN PRESS CONFERENCE & BELLATOR 208 WEIGH-IN VIDEO Uniondale, NY (October 13th, 2018)– Bellator 208 will take place in Uniondale, N.Y with the main card LIVE on Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET.. The weigh-ins for Bellator 208 “Fedor vs. Sonnen” Saturday night (Sat., Oct. 13, 2018) officially go down today (Fri., Oct. […]

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BELLATOR 208 FEDOR VS SONNEN COUNTDOWN EPISODE 1 & 2

BELLATOR FEDOR VS SONNEN COUNTDOWN EPISODE 1 & 2 Uniondale, NY (October 11th, 2018)– Only days away as Chael and Fedor prepare to meet in the semifinals of the Heavyweight World Grand Prix. Watch as they prepare to go head to head on Saturday, October, 13th, at the NYCB LIVE arena! SUPPORT REAL COMBAT MEDIA […]

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FEDOR EMELIANENKO MEETS CHAEL SONNEN IN SEMIFINALS OF BELLATOR HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD GRAND PRIX IN LONG ISLAND

FEDOR EMELIANENKO MEETS CHAEL SONNEN IN SEMIFINALS OF BELLATOR HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD GRAND PRIX AT NYCB LIVE, HOME OF THE NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM ON LONG ISLAND SATURDAY, OCT. 13 TICKETS FOR BELLATOR 208: FEDOR VS. SONNEN ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, JULY 27 LOS ANGELES – The greatest heavyweight of all time Fedor Emelianenko (37-5, 1 NC) will battle the […]

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BELLATOR 198: FEDOR vs. MIR OFFICIAL RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & PHOTOS

  BELLATOR 198: FEDOR vs. MIR OFFICIAL RESULTS & PHOTOS FULL EVENT PHOTOS | FULL VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS Bellator 198: Fedor vs. Mir Results: Fedor Emelianenko (37-5, 1 NC) defeated Frank Mir (18-12) via TKO (punches) at :48 of round one Emmanuel Sanchez (17-3) defeated Sam Sicilia (16-9) via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:52 of round one Rafael Lovato Jr. (8-0) defeated Gerald Harris (25-6) via submission (armbar) at […]

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Bellator 198 Press Conference & Weigh-in Video

Bellator 198 Main Card (9 PM ET, Paramount Network) Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Sam Sicilia Rafael Lovato Jr. vs. Gerald Harris Neiman Gracie vs. Javier Torres Dillon Danis vs. Kyle Walker Preliminary Card (7 PM ET, Online) R’Mandel Cameron vs. P. J. Cajigas Dan Stittgen vs. Mark Stoddard Eric Wisely vs. Morgan […]

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FEDOR EMELIANENKO VS. FRANK MIR AT ALLSTATE ARENA ON APRIL 28

BELLATOR’S HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD GRAND PRIX CONTINUES WITH DREAM MATCHUP BETWEEN FEDOR EMELIANENKO AND FRANK MIR AT ALLSTATE ARENA ON APRIL 28   TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY   LOS ANGELES – The third opening round matchup in 2018’s Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix will feature the greatest heavyweight of all time Fedor Emelianenko (36-5, 1 NC) taking on former […]

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BELLATOR TO HOLD EIGHT-MAN WORLD GRAND PRIX HEAVYWEIGHT TOURNAMENT IN 2018

  BELLATOR TO HOLD EIGHT-MAN WORLD GRAND PRIX HEAVYWEIGHT TOURNAMENT IN 2018 WINNER TO BE CROWNED NEW BELLATOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION LOS ANGELES – Bellator has announced plans to host a year-long grand prix heavyweight tournament in 2018 featuring eight of the roster’s biggest stars with the winner becoming the new Bellator world heavyweight champion. The […]

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BELLATOR 180 NYC PPV RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & POST PRESS CONFERENCE

BELLATOR PPV RESULTS, HIGHLIGHTS & POST PRESS CONFERENCE BELLATOR 180 QUICK RESULTS: Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva — Sonnen UD 30-26, 30-27 X2. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione — Mitrione KO 1:14 R1. Douglas Lima vs. Lorenz Larkin — Lima UD 50-45, 48-47 X2. Michael Chandler vs. Brent Primus — Primus via TKO (doctor) 2:27 […]

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Bellator NYC Press Conference, Countdown Episode, Weigh-in & Live Prelims

  Bellator NYC Press Conference on Thursday at 11 a.m EST At the Bellator NYC press conference, Scott Coker, Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, Fedor Emelianenko, Matt Mitrione, Douglas Lima, Lorenz Larkin, Michael Chandler, Brent Primus, Aaron Pico and Zach Freeman are slated to attend. Bellator 180 Countdown Episode Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC Weigh-ins on […]

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JOSH KOSCHECK RETURNS TO THE CAGE AGAINST MAURICIO ALONSO AT SAP CENTER IN SAN JOSE ON FEB. 18

  JOSH KOSCHECK RETURNS TO THE CAGE AGAINST MAURICIO ALONSO AT SAP CENTER IN SAN JOSE ON FEB. 18   MIDDLEWEIGHT BOUT FEATURING ANATOLY TOKOV AGAINST FRANCISCO FRANCE ADDED TO THE PRELIMINARY CARD HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (January 30, 2017) – A welterweight bout pitting Josh Koscheck (17-10) against Mauricio Alonso (12-7, 1 NC) has been added […]

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BELLATOR MMA REACHES MULTI-FIGHT DEAL WITH FEDOR EMELIANENKO

  BELLATOR MMA REACHES MULTI-FIGHT DEAL WITH FEDOR EMELIANENKO   ‘THE LAST EMPEROR’ HEADLINES ‘BELLATOR 172’ ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017 AGAINST MATT MITRIONE AT SAP CENTER IN SAN JOSE     SAN JOSE, CALIF (November 19, 2016) – One of MMA’s most sought-after free agents has found himself a home as Bellator MMA has […]

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CHAEL SONNEN LEAVES UFC FOR BELLATOR

  CHAEL SONNEN LEAVES UFC FOR BELLATOR Los Angeles, (September 15th, 2016)– In a huge surprise, Chael Sonnen has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA after the UFC recently granted him his release. Terms of the release or the new deal were not immediately available. Sonnen, 39, (29-14-1) professional record, however, he has not […]

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Vadim Finkelchtein: “The Emelianenko-Maldonado situation is getting ridiculous”

Vadim Finkelchtein: “The Emelianenko-Maldonado situation is getting ridiculous” MONTE CARLO, Monaco(July 28, 2016)- World MMA Association (WMMAA)Vadim Finkelchtein: “The Emelianenko-Maldonado situation is getting ridiculous” has gone public to explain the recent WMMAA decision regarding Team Maldonado’s appeal, which resulted in the change of the official Fedor Emelianenko–Fabio Maldonado fight result to a draw, in addition to terminating […]

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WMMAA RULES FEDOR EMELIANENKO VS. FABIO MALDONADO A DRAW AFTER APPEAL

WMMAA RULES FEDOR EMELIANENKO VS. FABIO MALDONADO A DRAW AFTER APPEAL   MONTE CARLO, Monaco(July 15, 2016)– The World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) has issued an announcement regarding an appeal recently filed by Stefano Sartori, manager of Brazilian fighter Fabio Maldonado, to reassess the result of his June 17th fight with Fedor Emelianenko, which […]

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Team Maldonado files WMMAA appeal to reassess result of June 17th Emelianenko vs. Maldonado fight in Russia

Team Maldonado files WMMAA appeal to reassess result of June 17th Emelianenko vs.  Maldonado fight in Russia MONTE CARLO, Monaco (July 4, 2016) — The World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) has received an appeal from Stefano Sartori, manager of Brazilian fighter Fabio Maldonado, to reassess the result of his June 17th fight with Fedor Emelianenko, which […]

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King Mo Wins The Heavyweight Rizin Tournament & Fedor Scores a TKO & Video Highlights

Complete Rizin Fighting Federation 1: Day 2 Results Muhammed Lawal def. Jiri Prochazka via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 5:09 Fedor Emelianenko def. Jaideep Singh via TKO – Round 1 Kron Gracie def. Asen Yamamoto via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:57 Andy Souwer def. Yuichiro Nagashima via TKO (punches) – Round 1 Kaido […]

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M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein: “Fedor fighting again will be a great gift to MMA fans”

M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein: “Fedor fighting again will be a great gift to MMA fans”   M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein talks about Fedor’s possible match-ups and expectations from his long-awaited return to MMA (L) Living MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and M- Global president Vadim Finkelchtein   Were you surprised when you heard about Fedor […]

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Light heavyweight contenders Maro Perak & Viktor Nemkov To headline M-1 Challenge 60

Light heavyweight contenders Maro Perak & Viktor Nemkov To headline M-1 Challenge 60 August 5 in Orel, Russia   ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (July 15, 2015) – A pair of past M-1 Challenge championship contenders, Maro “Mean Machine” Perak and Viktor Nemkov, will battle August 5 in the main event at M-1 Challenge 60 in Orel, […]

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Fedor Emelianenko Will Return to MMA

Fedor Emelianenko Will Return to MMA Fedor Emelianenko (34-4. 1 NC)  has announced that he is coming out of retirement to fight again. According to the Russian MMA media outlet Union MMA, who reported it first, the MMA legend will began training again and plans on stepping back into the cage. Here’s a statement from ‘The […]

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Sergei Kharitonov-Kenny Garner rematch To headline M-1 Challenge 59

Sergei Kharitonov-Kenny Garner rematch To headline M-1 Challenge 59 plus Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Michal Wiencek & Luigi Fioravanti vs. Sergey Kovalev July 3 in Astana, Kazakhstan   (L) Kenny Garner and Sergei Kharitonov exchanged a lot o punches in their original at M-1 Challenge 53 in Beijing,China/   ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (June 18, 2015) – […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 55 Guram Gugenishvili Memorial Show Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 * Tbilisi, Georgia

  Presents M-1 CHALLENGE 55 Guram Gugenishvili Memorial Show Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015  *  Tbilisi, Georgia    M-1 Challenge 55: In Memory of Guram Gugenishvili   OFFICIAL RESULTS   Smoldarev defeats Perak Garner, Kudukhashvili, Coga, Damkovsky, Abdulkerimov other winners Denis Smoldarev knees Maro Perak     TBILISI, Georgia (Feb. 22, 2015) – Last night’s dramatic […]

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M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire Results

M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire  MARCIN TYBURA vs. DENIS SMOLDAREV M-1 Challenge Heavyweight Championship SERGEI KHARITONEV vs. KENNY GARNER  Heavyweight Super Fight November 25, 2014 * Beijing, China M-1 Challenge 53 Results    Tybura retains M-1 Challenge heavyweight title Kharitonev stops Garner, Grabowski defeats Gluhuv Complete results and photo gallery below And still […]

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The Rise or the Realization of the Effectiveness of Judo in MMA?

      The Rise or the Realization of the Effectiveness of Judo in MMA?  By Syl Peterkin, RCM Boxing, MMA & Jiujitsu Correspondent   No Competitive Judo Fighter in the Beginning With the 1990’s resurgence of Mixed Martial Arts many enthusiasts have flocked towards the martial arts styles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai. […]

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M-1 Challenge 45 Feb. 28, 2014 * Atmosphere Hall * St. Petersburg, Russia

Presents M-1 Challenge 45 Feb. 28, 2014 * Atmosphere Hall * St. Petersburg, Russia For Immediate Release ‘The Brock Lesner of Estonia’ Denis Smoldarev The New breed of MMA heavyweights ‘M-1 Challenge 45’ Feb. 28 in St. Petersburg, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (February 13, 2014) – The new breed of MMA heavyweights, M-1 Global Heavyweight contender Denis Smoldarev, will […]

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Smoldarev vs. Delija headlines ‘M-1 Challenge 45’ Feb. 28 in St. Petersburg, Russia

Presents M-1 Challenge 45 February 28, 2014 * Atmosphere Hall * St. Petersburg, Russia For Immediate Release Smoldarev vs. Delija headlines ‘M-1 Challenge 45’ Feb. 28 in St. Petersburg, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (February 4, 2014) — M-1 Global Heavyweight contender Denis Smoldarev headlines M-1 Challenge 45 on Friday night, February 28 against Ante “Walking Trouble” Delija at Atmosphere Show Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia. The […]

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