Bellator season 5 bantamweight tournament fights set and loaded with talent

CHICAGO, Ill. (June 28, 2011) — Bellator’s Season 5 will feature a talent-stacked tournament at 135 lbs., as eight of the world’s top bantamweights are set to battle it out for the right to challenge current champion Zack Makovsky for the Bellator Bantamweight World Title. Season five kicks off LIVE on MTV2 on September 10th, … Read more

MTV2 delivers its highest rated quarter ever

NEW YORK, NY – June 29, 2011 –MTV2 closed out the second quarter of 2011 as its highest rated in history with P12-34 (+ 11% from 2Q10) and Total Viewers (+14% from 2Q10). Among M12-34, it was MTV2’s highest rated second quarter ever, including rating increases with its returning series Sucker Free Countdown (+6% from … Read more

Bellator to hold open tryouts July 16 at Daddis Fight Camps in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

How would you like to fight on an upcoming Bellator card in New Jersey? Pro MMA fighters from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware are invited to open tryouts on July 16 in Cherry Hill.

UFC middleweight Chris Leben is today’s guest on Afternoon Press Box; listen LIVE at 2 p.m. CT (UPDATED)

Chris Leben drops by to discuss his bout against legendary brawler Wanderlei Silva which will take place in Saturday’s UFC 132 co-main event. The guys will also discuss Nate Marquardt and more.

Bacallao intent to wreck ‘Beckan’ at M-1 Challenge: Bennett vs. Garner

Josh ‘Iron Heart’ Bacallao has been given the opportunity to elevate his young career to the next level with his first trip to M-1 Global’s grandest stage. At M-1 Challenge: Bennett vs. Garner, Bacallao will face the amped-up fighting style of fierce European striker Mairbek ‘Beckan’ Taisumov. The action goes down from The Hangar in … Read more