Bellator MMA targeting New York event soon

No doubt the UFC was instrumental in helping bring MMA to New York, even though they kind of hindered it in a way too at times with their battle with the culinary union. But the UFC isn’t the only mixed martial arts promotion that will get to reap the benefits of the new legislature. This opens … Read more

Official: Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson returns to Bellator

There’s no word on an opponent yet, but guess who’s back? Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (36-11) is back in the Bellator cage and you better like it. The 37-year-old Memphis native has been embroiled in a contract dispute between Bellator and the UFC that has kept him sidelined since April of last year when he beat … Read more

Sergei Kharitonov signs with Bellator

Sergei Kharitonov (23-5) is the newest free agent by Bellator MMA, with the news that the Russian heavyweight has been signed to an exclusive multi-year, multi-fight contract. A veteran of both Strikeforce and Pride Fighting Championships, Kharitonov remains on active duty with the Russian Airborne Troops. Doubling as a kickboxer at different points throughout his … Read more

Ben Henderson receives immediate title shot in Bellator debut

Ben Henderson, mma rankings, ProMMAnow.com

Bellator officials have announced that newly signed Bellator welterweight Ben Henderson will receive a title shot in his Bellator debut at Bellator 153. On the heels of what is one of the biggest free agent moves in mixed martial arts history, the man at the center of the shift, Benson Henderson (23-5), now has a … Read more

Ben Henderson signing with Bellator means what?

Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson (23-5) has decided to leave the UFC and sign with Bellator MMA. Bellator officials made the announcement earlier today via press release. It certainly adds some spice to an otherwise boring process for most fighters. Usually its the UFC has fighters they considered past their prime, or the fighter … Read more

‘Big’ John McCarthy voices opinion on altering the outcomes of fights as MMA referee

Long time MMA referee “Big” John McCarthy is one of the best referee’s in the history of MMA, reffing some of the biggest fights in MMA history. He has a hashtag movement on Twitter called “#AskBJM” where he’ll answer questions from people on Twitter and it’s quite good. He recently was asked a question regarding … Read more

Kimbo Slice’s Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ is something to behold

Kimbo Slice took time out of training for his upcoming fight in Bellator with Dada 5000 to take part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) over at Reddit. Slice dished on topics like the toughest opponent he ever fought. “My wife.. u feel me?” Kimbo answered. He also revealed he was bullied as a kid. The … Read more

King Mo talks ‘Dynamite’ injury and fighting Phil Davis

Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal

Bellator and Glory’s DYNAMITE 1 main card opened with a bang on Spike last weekend when Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal took on Linton Vassell in the light heavyweight tournament semifinals. Mo looked as though he was going to put Vassell away pretty quick, using that Jeff Mayweather-influenced boxing to rock Vassell and drop him multiple times … Read more

Tito Ortiz and Fedor Emelianenko killed your weekend

This weekend sucked for MMA fans. Here’s why… Let’s face it. A lot of us out there are HUGE closet Tito Ortiz fans. In fact, I was a co-author for a book with Tito back in my MaXfighting.com days. It was at a time when Tito had a reputation for still being a trash talking … Read more

Josh Koscheck thinks the UFC should have offered him a job

It often creates an odd feeling among co-workers when one of their own gets a promotion within the company. Often there’s a tinge of jealousy and a feeling of “it should’ve been me“. We’ve all seen it and probably even felt it. Former UFC welterweight contender and Ultimate Fighter season one semifinalist Josh Koscheck recently … Read more