“Bellator 146: Kato vs. Manhoef” takes place this evening from WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. The headlining bout is a middleweight matchup between dangerous kickboxer Melvin Manhoef and Japanese KO artist Hisaki Kato. Also on the card, Bubba Jenkins faces Jordan Parsons, Chidi Njokuani takes on “The Sniper” Ricky Rainey, and Houston Alexander returns against … Read more
Bellator MMA Bellator 117 takes place this evening froom Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Headlining the Spike TV card starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT will be a Welterweight Title fight between Rick Hawn and Douglas Lima. Before that though, MMA fans can watch a live stream of the preliminary card bouts right … Read more
The Bellator 117 weigh-ins took place today at Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the same location playing host to Friday’s fight card headlined with a Welterweight Title Fight and airing live on Spike TV. All fighters on the main card made weight, including Rick Hawn (169.7 lbs.), the season 9 welterweight tournament winner, who … Read more
Bellator 99 took place Friday night at Temecula, California’s Pechanga Resort. The event featured the opening rounds of the Season 9 Bellator Featherweight Tournament with Patricio Pitbull, Fabricio Guerreiro, Justin Wilcox and Joe Taimanglo moving on to the semifinal rounds. Patricio Pitbull will face Fabricio Guerreiro and Justin Wilcox will fight Taimanglo in the semifinals.
“We haven’t really made substantive moves on guys that have been part of the recent UFC cuts. It’s just not our focus.” -Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney Since Rebney made that statement in a March interview with MMAFighting.com’s Mike Chiappetta, Bellator has gone on an absolute rampage of UFC reject acquisition… see what I did there. … Read more
Watch Houston Alexander vs. Steve Bosse, “Butterbean” vs. Eric Barrak and Patrick Cote vs. Crafton Wallace.