1. Michael Chandler Still Bellator's Most Valuable Player, Edges Benson Henderson

    Here's a new promotional strategy for Bellator MMA : Clone Michael Chandler. If the smaller fight company ever means to build itself into anything besides an occasional distraction from the UFC, it could use 20 guys just like him...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 8,476 reads 20 comments

  2. Bellator's Competitive Excellence on Display with Michael Chandler

    Bellator has been getting itself a little more respect over the past little while. Sure, you have Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen exchanging cringeworthy barbs in the name of selling ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 2 months ago 3,018 reads 4 comments

  3. Michael Chandler vs. Benson Henderson: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Benson Henderson was one of Bellator's biggest signings to date when he inked in early 2016, but his showings inside the cage have not lived up to expectations just yet...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 6,437 reads 14 comments

  4. Bellator 165: Title Foes Ben Henderson, Michael Chandler Hear Different Callings

    As fight week ended and Benson Henderson made his final preparations for his Bellator 165 lightweight title bout with Michael Chandler, he quietly celebrated his 33rd birthday...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 2 months ago 5,575 reads 5 comments

  5. Benson Henderson's Bellator Debut Lands with a Thud, but There Is a Bright Side

    In every sport with free agency, there are distinct schools of thought regarding its effectiveness. Is it better to pay huge sums of money to someone and risk him losing his edge ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 9 months ago 18,109 reads 26 comments

  6. 'The Grass Is Greener': UFC-to-Bellator Signees Speak Out

    For one UFC fighter, a conversation with one of the promotion's top executives sealed his already-evolving decision to test free agency...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 10 months ago 178,186 reads 77 comments

  7. B/R MMA Round Table: Breaking Down Benson Henderson's Move to Bellator

    On Monday, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson announced his move to the Bellator promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 16,234 reads 39 comments

  8. 14-Fight UFC Veteran Benson Henderson Jumps Ship for Bellator

    The MMA free-agency game has officially changed with the announcement that former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is joining Bellator MMA. Henderson officially broke the news on his personal website Monday morning...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 22,507 reads 145 comments