Bellator to counter-program UFC 178 with ‘Eddie Alvarez: Free on Spike’ special

As former Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez prepares to make his long-awaited UFC debut this Saturday night, Sept. 27th, Spike TV will air what they are calling Alvarez’s “greatest fights” right at the time the UFC 178 pay-per-view gets underway. Starting at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Spike TV will air a 90-minute “Eddie Alvarez: Free on … Read more

Tito Ortiz fires shots at Stephan Bonnar (aka #BitchBoy)

Many fans were shocked when it was announced last week that UFC Hall of Famer and TUF 1 runner-up Stephan Bonnar had come out of retirement to sign with Bellator and was campaigning for a potential fight against fellow Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz. Bonnar lobbed the first shots: “I want everyone to know I’m … Read more

Interview: King Mo talks about life and Bellator 123

King Mo, Bellantor 90, Emanuel Newto

MustLoveMMA.com reporter Susan Cingari sits down with Bellator fighter King Mo as he gets ready to fight his new opponent at Bellator 123, Dustin Jacoby. In this revealing and intimate portrait we meet the real KING MO as Muhammed “KING MO” Lawal talks about what it was like for him to be raised by a single mom … Read more

Kingo Mo ‘Wrestling is harder than MMA’, talks Lesnar, WWE

King Mo, Bellantor 90, Emanuel Newto

King Mo has always been outspoken. In a recent interview with Submission Radio, Mo spoke up about the differences between MMA and Pro Wrestling. He is an MMA fighter and TNA pro wrestler so comparing the two was easy. “Pro wrestling is harder than MMA. Here’s the reason why, in MMA I can avoid damage.”, … Read more

Stephan Bonnar signs with Bellator; bout with Tito Ortiz in the works

UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA and a bout with fellow Hall of Famer and former UFC light heavyweight champ Tito Ortiz is being discussed. Bellator officials announced the news on Wednesday. Bonnar commented: “I want everyone to know I’m coming out of retirement because it’s time … Read more

It wasn’t because of War Machine: Bellator explains Phil Baroni release

MMA veteran Phil Baroni posted a Tweet last night that he had “just got cut from Bellator cause of war”: We can assume Phil was talking about one of his best buds, War Machine (Jon Koppenhaver), who was released from Bellator on Aug. 8 due to his alleged involvement in the beating of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack … Read more

Eddie Alvarez signs with UFC; faces Donald Cerrone in UFC 178 co-main

Well that free-agency didn’t last long. Bellator announced earlier today that they had granted Eddie Alvarez, their lightweight champion, an unconditional release with no matching rights. Now it has been confirmed Alvarez has signed on with the UFC and will face Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the UFC 178 co-main event, scheduled for Sept. 27th in Las Vegas. … Read more

Bellator fires War Machine after alleged altercation sends ‘significant other’ to hospital

After three appearances inside the Bellator cage, War Machine (aka Jon Koppenhaver) is out of a job. The 32-year-old TUF 6 veteran was released by the promotion after news surfaced Friday (via TMZ) that he was wanted by Las Vegas police for an alleged domestic altercation that sent two individuals to the hospital with “severe” … Read more

Ben Askren doesn’t believe real men play soccer

The U.S. just lost to Belgium and now they are out of the World Cup 2014. They put up a good fight, but it’s over folks. Former Bellator welterweight champ, and now ONE FC-signed MMA fighter, Ben Askren said he turned on the World Cup the other day only to see grown men faking an … Read more

Bobby Lashley Just Became The TNA Heavyweight Champion

Bobby Lashley won the TNA World Heavyweight Championship for the first time Thursday night by pinning reigning champion “Showtime” Eric Young live on Spike TV’s Impact Wrestling. Lashley, a former WWE U.S. Champion, first signed with TNA in 2009 and after a three-year hiatus returned to the promotion at the “Lockdown” Pay-Per-View event earlier this year.  … Read more