Josh Thomson to make Bellator MMA debut against Mike Bronzoulis in September

Less than a week after signing with Bellator MMA, Josh Thomson’s (20-8) debut is now set. “The Real Punk” will compete in lightweight action against Mike “The Greek Assassin” Bronzoulis (18-8-1) at “Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1” on September 19 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. The bout completes a main card that will see … Read more

Josh Thomson signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA is proud to announce the signing of Josh “The Punk” Thomson (20-8, 1 NC) to an exclusive multi-year, multi-fight contract. At 36-years-young, the former Strikeforce Lightweight World Champion remains one of the top 155-pounders in the sport, having competed in top organizations including UFC and Pride. Residing in San Jose, Calif. and training … Read more

WSOF 21: Palmer vs. Horodecki full card

The order of bouts is official for World Series of Fighting’s (WSOF.com) much-anticipated, 11-fight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world championship doubleheader, live on NBCSN from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on Friday, June 5. “We are excited to return to Edmonton with a tremendous lineup of fights, including two world championship bouts and a host of matchups … Read more

Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson for UFC return to Japan in September

Singapore – UFC® announced today that it will be returning to the Saitama Super Arena on the 27th September 2015 with UFC Fight Night Japan. This will be the fourth UFC event in Japan and the second event in Asia this year.  In addition to bringing fans a live event, UFC have also confirmed that … Read more

UFC Fight Pass adds International Vale Tudo League archives

The largest MMA fight library just got even bigger – with the addition today of the International Vale Tudo league. The IVC was a Vale Tudo promotion which ran 13 events from 1997 to 1999 in Brazil. While MMA in North America at the time was running towards ever greater regulation, the IVC reveled in … Read more

Daniel Straus vs. Henry Corrales added to ‘Bellator: Unfinished Business’

Former Bellator MMA World Featherweight Champion Daniel Straus (23-6) begins his trek back to a world title when he meets undefeated promotional newcomer and former King of the Cage titlist Henry Corrales (12-0) at June’s blockbuster “Bellator MMA: Unfinished Business” event. The contest serves as the fifth and final Spike TV-broadcast main card matchup of the star-studded fight card. … Read more

MMA vetern Melvin Guillard signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA officials are proud to announce that they have signed MMA fan-favorite Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard (32-14-2) to a multi-year, multi-fight contract.  A debut date and opponent will be announced for Guillard in the near future. At only 32 years of age, “The Young Assassin” has amassed 50 professional bouts in a career that dates back … Read more

FOX Sports 1 UFC Tonight Show Quotes – 4/30/15

On tonight’s UFC TONIGHT, host Kenny Florian and guest host Michael Bisping talk to Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Paige VanZant. Karyn Bryant and Ariel Helwani add reports.                                                                                        UFC TONIGHT Host Kenny Florian suggests wrestling mentality could be the cause of many injuries in the UFC: “I think it’s the mentality of the wrestlers that gets them … Read more

Bellator 140: Douglas Lima to defend welterweight title against Andrey Koreshkov

Bellator MMA Welterweight World Champion Douglas “The Phenom” Lima (26-5), one of the most talented and well-rounded 170-pound fighters on the planet today, puts his title on the line against Russian knockout artist Andrey “Spartan” Koreshkov (17-1) on Friday, July 16, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. “Douglas Lima is an incredible champion who is in for one … Read more

‘Bellator 137: Halsey vs. Grove’ card complete with 13 fights

A thrilling 13-bout lineup for May’s “Bellator MMA: Halsey vs. Grove” is now complete with the addition of women’s featherweights A.J. Jenkins (17-5) vs. Arlene “Angerfist” Blencowe (5-4), bantamweights Shawn “Bunch the Great” Bunch (3-1) vs. Rolando Perez (7-4) and John Yoo (0-0) vs. Albert “The Warrior” Morales (1-0) to the evening’s preliminary card.  The three new additions finalize a nine-fight preliminary card scheduled in support of … Read more