Bellator 97: Askren vs. Koreshkov welterweight title fight set for July 31

The Bellator MMA promotion returns to Albuqurque, New Mexico, on July 31 when welterweight champion Ben Askren looks to defend his title against Audrey Koreshkov in the main event of Bellator 97.

Eddie Alvarez calls Rebney’s bluff, posts release letters Bellator sent for signature

Remember us posting the story of Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney stating that former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was making false statements about the promotion and the history that have transpired between the two during this negotiation period? Eddie Alvarez took to his Twitter account this weekend to call the bluff of Rebney by producing the documents he claimed Bellator changed to try and gain his signature.

Bjorn Rebney: Eddie Alvarez made false statements, wants to be number one MMA organization

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez made some bold statements earlier this week regarding the Bellator MMA promotion that he’s currently battling in court. Alvarez told Ariel Helwani on “The MMA Hour” that he believes Viacom and Spike TV are now pretty much running Bellator, not Bjorn Rebney.

Bellator signs Vladimir Matyushenko to light heavyweight division

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Forty-two-year-old former IFL light heavyweight champ and UFC veteran Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko (26-7) will continue his pro mixed martial arts career with Bellator MMA. Bellator announced the signing of “The Janitor” to their light heavyweight division via press release on Thursday.

Interview: Bjorn Rebney talks judo, Rick Hawn vs. Karo Parisyan, Olympic wrestling *VIDEO*

Bjorn Rebney and Dr. Rhadi Ferguson reporter and 2004 Olympian Dr. Rhadi Ferguson sat down with Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney to discuss a topic close to his heart, judo, and the welterweight bout between Karo Parisyan and Rick Hawn set to go down Thursday at Bellator 95 in Atlantic City.

Spike TV to launch groundbreaking co-viewing APP for Bellator MMA

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Bellator MMA for iPad, iPhone, and iTouch Gives Fans A New Way to Experience MMA  Newport Beach, CA. (February 28, 2013) – Spike TV is launching “Bellator MMA” for iPad, iPhone, and iTouch, as fans can experience mixed martial arts like never before with the world’s most advanced co-viewing MMA app.  The app is available on the App Store on … Read more

Bellator Returns To The University of South Florida March 28th

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Bellator Returns To The University of South Florida March 28th With Two Tournament Finals Plus the Return of World’s #1 Ranked & Florida’s Own Jessica Aguilar Live on Spike TV Newport Beach, CA. (February 15, 2013) – Bellator MMA will once again head to the Sunshine State as the promotion will host two Bellator Tournament … Read more