Interview: A ‘different’ Alexis Vila enters Bellator bantamweight tournament on Friday

Coming off of the first loss of his pro MMA career Alexis Vila looks to make a statement when he returns to the cage Friday at Bellator 65 for the start of the promotion’s Season 6 bantamweight tournament.

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

Bjorn Rebney hands Marcos Galvao spot in the season-five bantamweight tournament

Marcos Galvao’s performance might have not been enough to sway the judges last weekend, but it did earn him a shot in the upcoming Bellator bantamweight tournament.

Zach “Fun Size” Makovsky officially joins Bellator season 3 world championship bantamweight tournament

CHICAGO, Ill. (August 17, 2010) — Bellator Fighting Championships today announced the official addition of Zach Makovsky to the Season 3 Bantamweight World Championship Tournament.  Makovsky enters the tournament with an impressive 9-2 record, while currently riding a three fight win-streak.  The Philadelphia-based fighter last competed at Bellator 21 in June 2010 against Eric Luke … Read more

Bryan Goldsby officially joins Bellator Season 3 bantamweight tournament

CHICAGO, Ill. (August 05, 2010) — Bellator Fighting Championships announced  today that dynamic striker and Macon, GA native Bryan Goldsby has officially been added to the Bellator Season 3 World Bantamweight Tournament. Goldsby sent a direct message to Bellator officials during Bellator 14 when he out-classed MMA trailblazer and heavily favored WEC veteran Jeff Curran … Read more

Bantamweight Jose Vega KOs his way into Bellator Season 3 Tournament

CHICAGO, Ill. (July 28, 2010) — Missouri-based brawler Jose Vega, who caught the eye of Bellator scouts and MMA fans around the country during a nationally televised “Local Feature Fight” at Bellator 22 in June, has officially been added to Bellator’s upcoming Season 3 Bantamweight Tournament. The 24-year-old Vega brings an 8-2 record to the … Read more

Minnesota’s Travis Reddinger and his tattoo added to Bellator’s Season 3 Bantamweight Tournament

Twenty-eight-year-old Travis “The Hurricane” Reddinger (14-2) got the word “Bellator” (Latin word meaning “warrior”) tattooed across his torso about 4 ½ years ago.

Kansas City’s Danny Tims qualifies for Bellator Season 3 Bantamweight Tournament

See him fight at Bellator.com; Eight-man 135 lbs. tournament now official CHICAGO, Ill. (April 30, 2010) — Danny Tims, whose red mohawk and compelling personal story made him a media darling in his hometown of Kansas City in the run-up to Bellator 16, has earned a spot in Bellator Fighting Championships’ Season 3 Bantamweight Tournament … Read more