1. Brandon Girtz Details in-Fight Conversation with Melvin Guillard

    Melvin Guillard had the rare opportunity to handpick his opponent at Bellator 141, and he chose Brandon Girtz , a relatively unknown former NCAA Division II wrestler. Big mistake...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 4 days ago 10,198 reads 11 comments

  2. Bellator Unveils 4-Man, 1-Night Light Heavyweight Tournament for September

    Bellator Dynamite looks like it could be packed with, well, you know. Organizers of the September 19 event are pulling out all kinds of stops to garner fan interest, and on Friday ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 days ago 8,354 reads 22 comments

  3. Bellator 141 Results: What Went Wrong for Melvin Guillard?

    Charismatic, strong, explosive, good wrestling, deadly knockout power—these were the things people used to say about Melvin Guillard ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 5 days ago 11,392 reads 20 comments

  4. The Beaten Path: Prospect Brent Primus Traded His Own Business for MMA Gloves

    Brent Primus was kicked out of his home when he was 13. For years, he bounced around, picking berries, selling rugs, mopping convenience store floors to make money. Then, one day, he found his calling: lawn care...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 days ago 4,522 reads 2 comments

  5. Fame, Cocaine and Ego: Bellator Star Melvin Guillard Looks to Bounce Back

    The first time he stepped into a ring, Melvin Guillard was just 13 years old. That's not unusual on the surface...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 days ago 27,899 reads 37 comments

  6. Justin Wren: The Big Pygmy Returns

    Justin Wren knelt and leaned over Andibo, an 18-month-old infant who had grown to mean so much to him since inexplicably he found himself here, in the stirring wilds of the African Congo...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 days ago 115,190 reads 54 comments

  7. Bellator 141 Preview and Predictions

    Bellator returns to Spike TV on Friday with its 141st showing, as Melvin Guillard makes his official Bellator debut in the main event. Featuring heavyweights and lightweights, the main card looks to be an interesting one...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 9 days ago 9,721 reads 13 comments

  8. Josh Thomson to Meet Mike Bronzoulis in Bellator MMA Debut

    I'm not sure whether it is the Reebok deal, Bellator MMA making a serious push at evening the MMA playing field or the UFC only being willing to pay so many top competitors, ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 17 days ago 1,149 reads 1 comments

  9. Bellator Champs Will Brooks, Patricio Freire Get Heated on Twitter

    Well, this is one way to spice up MMA Twitter on a non-MMA weekend. Bellator champions Will Brooks and Patricio Freire did their part Friday afternoon to ensure that the fighting ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 20 days ago 3,863 reads 5 comments

  10. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in August

    Welcome to the dog days of summer. Everything slows down in August, and MMA is right there with it. Even the UFC, which is always shooting to break its own world record for number ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 2,907 reads 1 comments

  11. Ilima Macfarlane Moves Past 'Soccer Mom' Viral Video with New Bellator Contract

    The crazy part about the way it all ended up going down is that Ilima Macfarlane just wanted a fight. She'd fought six times as an amateur...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 29 days ago 315,050 reads 30 comments