1. Former UFC Contender Ryan Bader Set for Bellator Debut in Surprising Booking

    Bellator MMA officially announced its signing of top-10 staple Ryan Bader on Saturday night at Bellator 175 and wasted no time in revealing the details of his debut fight...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 10,404 reads 0 comments

  2. Bellator 175 Results: King Mo Beats Rampage Jackson to Highlight Friday's Card

    Bellator 175 provided the backdrop for Muhammed "King Mo" to dish out revenge against heated rival Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. The former Strikeforce champion came out victorious in his rematch against Jackson by unanimous decision...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 4 months ago 23,472 reads 0 comments

  3. King Mo Scores Unanimous-Decision Win over Rampage Jackson at Bellator 175

    Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal always believed that he had a win over Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, but he didn't have the official scorecards to prove it...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 4 months ago 11,051 reads 0 comments

  4. The Question: Will Bellator MMA's Sonnen vs. Silva Sink or Swim on Pay-Pay-View?

    Taking full advantage of a rare lull in the mixed martial arts schedule, Bellator took the offensive by setting off a surprise bombshell meant to show its strength while putting ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 4 months ago 13,053 reads 0 comments

  5. Bellator NYC Adds 2 Title Fights, Former Top-10 UFC Welterweight Makes Debut

    Bellator MMA is headed back to pay-per-view, and it seems like the promotion is committed to giving fans their money's worth. According to reports, two title fights have been added to the Bellator NYC weekend: Michael Chandler vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 14,513 reads 0 comments

  6. Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Fight to Headline Bellator 180 in New York City

    The latest Bellator pay-per-view will include some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Chael Sonnen will take on Wanderlei Silva on June 24 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, per Greg Beachem of the Associated Press...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 12,744 reads 0 comments

  7. Jon 'War Machine' Koppenhaver Guilty of 29 Charges, Mistrial on Attempted Murder

    Former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, born Jon Koppenhaver, was found guilty of 29 counts by a Las Vegas jury stemming from the assault of adult film star Christy Mack, Analise Ortiz of KTNV in Las Vegas reported...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 88,645 reads 0 comments

  8. Top-10 Fighter Ryan Bader Leaving the UFC Behind to Join Bellator MMA

    Yet another ranked UFC fighter is packing his bags. Per a number of reports, including one from FoxSports...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 19,574 reads 0 comments

  9. Bellator 174 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Coenen vs. Budd Card

    Bellator crowned its inaugural women’s featherweight champion Friday night at Bellator 174 as Julia Budd knocked out former Strikeforce titleholder Marloes Coenen ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 5 months ago 10,925 reads 0 comments

  10. Bellator 173 Results: Winners, Scorecards from McGeary vs. Fields Card

    Bellator 173 didn't disappoint. The big winners on the night are Liam McGeary and James Gallagher, who both finished their opponent in front of the Irish fans in Belfast in dominant ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 5 months ago 13,409 reads 0 comments

  11. Bellator 172 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Thomson vs. Freire Card

    Bellator 172 was supposed to be the return and promotional debut of Fedor Emelianenko . Unfortunately, that didn't happen, but Saturday night's card still ended with a bang...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 5 months ago 12,505 reads 0 comments

  12. Thomson vs. Freire Results: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction from Bellator 172

    It wasn't the main event that people expected, but Patricky "Pitbull" Freire made Saturday night his at Bellator 172, defeating Josh "The Punk" Thomson via second-round TKO at SAP Center in San Jose, California...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 5 months ago 4,410 reads 0 comments

  13. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione Bellator 172 Fight Canceled

    Bellator 172 has a new main event because the anticipated heavyweight showdown between Matt Mitrione and Fedor Emelianenko in San Jose, California, at SAP Center has been canceled...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 33,625 reads 0 comments

  14. Fighting Fedor Is a Level Matt Mitrione Would Never Have Seen in the UFC

    More and more guys are leaving the UFC to fight for Bellator. And as much as the former's president, Dana White , will tell people that it doesn't bother him , it should. It probably does...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 5 months ago 4,404 reads 0 comments

  15. Josh Koscheck on Bellator, Wonderboy Thompson and Dana White's Old Voice Mails

    Remember back when Josh Koscheck was MMA 's ultimate heel? When he was antagonizing straight men like Georges St-Pierre, UFC camera crews fell all over themselves to record the Kos soaring over the landscape in one of his hobbyist airplanes...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 13,388 reads 0 comments

  16. Porn, Pain and Donald Trump: The Rebirth of Mixed Martial Arts Legend Tito Ortiz

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz can remember the day his life changed. March 21, 2013, was remarkable for many reasons, but mostly because he didn't sit alone in his bed and cry...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 418,246 reads 0 comments

  17. Dear Bellator: Thanks for Making the Fights That the UFC Shouldn't

    Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California, at Bellator 170, a legend will make his walk one last time, while another will return to the ring for the first time in over three years...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 6 months ago 31,939 reads 0 comments

  18. Chael Sonnen Talks Move to Bellator MMA, Tito Ortiz and Whether Bad Men Also Cry

    Near the end of the five-minute video vignette Bellator MMA produced to publicize Saturday’s fight against Tito Ortiz , Chael Sonnen starts to cry. The footage is remarkable for at least two reasons...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 18,956 reads 16 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 6,487 reads 14 comments

  20. Chael Sonnen, Tito Ortiz and Bellator's Delightful Comedy of Errors

    Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator in September was a big deal. Sure, he's 39 years old. And, yeah, his last gasp of relevance came more than three years ago when Jon Jones drubbed him in less than a round...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 23,911 reads 30 comments

  21. Bellator Aiming to Capitalize on Ready-Made UFC Feuds

    There’s no shame in being second-best. Depending on how many are running the proverbial race you’re in, second-best can be pretty good...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 10 months ago 15,374 reads 29 comments

  22. Return of the American Gangster: Chael Sonnen Opens Up About Move to Bellator

    Chael Sonnen had every intention of returning to the UFC. Until he didn’t. Whatever the reason, one of the UFC’s most controversial, entertaining and bankable ...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 10 months ago 38,175 reads 32 comments

  23. Moving from UFC to Bellator, Rory MacDonald Begins His Vision Quest

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — After 21 violent minutes, Rory MacDonald 's arsenal was spent. Beyond his last breath, the Canadian contender had nothing left to give as he lay shattered on the Octagon canvas...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 11 months ago 18,510 reads 31 comments

  24. UFC Loses Top Welterweight Rory MacDonald to Bellator: Big Deal or Nah?

    The Red King has gone in search of a greener fiefdom. Rory MacDonald ’s UFC exit Wednesday was that rare case of “breaking news” that had been in the works for months...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 11 months ago 74,245 reads 102 comments