Bellator 116 live results

Bellator 116 goes down tonight from Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., and feature the Bellator Heavyweight, Middleweight and Welterweight tournament semifinals. Lavar Johnson and Blagoi Ivanov clash in the Heavyweight headliner. Aside from Johnson, quite a few other UFC vets and recognizable names are on this card including Rob Emerson, Vladimir Matyushenko, Karo … Read more

Bellator 116 main card breakdown

Lavar Johnson vs Blagoi Ivanov headline Bellator 116 this Friday in Temecula, California. Johnson and Ivanov will be fighting for a spot in the Heavyweight tournament finals. Siala-mou “Mighty Mo” Siliga and Alexander Volkov will also be trying to punch their ticket to the Heaveyweight finals. The other fights on the main card include the … Read more

Bellator 116: Matyushenko vs. Beltran, Welterweight Semifinals set for April 11

Bellator MMA is bringing The Toughest Tournament In Sports back to Southern California as Pechanga Resort & Casino hosts the Welterweight Tournament Semifinals Friday, April 11th live on Spike TV. The night will also feature a light heavyweight showdown between Vladimir Matyushenko and Joey Beltran.

Bellator 99 fight results

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.

Bellator MMA 99 headlined by Christian M’Pumbu vs. Vladimir Matyushenko in Temecula

Bellator MMA 99 will mark the second fight card of the promotion’s ninth season and is headlined with a light heavyweight match-up between former Bellator 205 pound champ Christian M’Pumbu (18-5-1) and UFC veteran Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko (26-7), in what will be his Bellator debut. The card will also feature the opening round of the season nine featherweight tournament.

Bellator signs Vladimir Matyushenko to light heavyweight division

Vladimir Matyushenko

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.

Jon Fitch and others released from UFC contracts

Jon Fitch, UFC

We reported last night that Jacob Volkmann announced that he had been released from his UFC contract after his loss to Bobby Green at UFC 156. Well, it looks like the UFC has released 16 more fighters, including former number one welterweight contender Jon Fitch.

UFC 152: Vladimir Matyushenko steps in to face Matt Hamill in September

It was announced today that Vladimir Matyushenko (26-6) has stepped in for an injured Roger Hollett (13-3), and will now face the returning Matt Hamill (10-4) in a light-heavyweight battle at UFC 152. The event will take place on Sept. 22 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada.