Before Chael Sonnen faces Fedor Emelianenko tonight at Bellator 208 in the semi finals of their heavyweight Grand Prix check out the face-off from yesterday‘s weigh-in’s. Chael was his usual Sonnen self and Fedor wore his typical mask of disinterest. The intensity was there in their eyes make no mistake. The event goes down tonight on Paramount TV.
Former UFC stand out now Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader dominated Matt Mitrione last night at Bellator 207 on his way to a lopsided unanimous decision victory. He moves on to the finals of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix where he will take on the winner of tonight‘s Bellator 208 Chael Sonnen versus Fedor Emelianenko bout. If Bader wins that fight he will become the heavyweight champ in addition to his current status as light heavyweight champion. He’s open to facing another champ-champ – UFC light heavy and heavyweight king Daniel Cormier. Check out what he said at the Bellator 207 post fight press conference.
Chael Sonnen may be fighting Fedor Emelianenko on Saturday but he is picking another fight before that bell can ring. He’s going after fans whose complaints aren’t even aimed at ‘The American Gangster’ or his fight with ‘The Last Emperor’ at Bellator 208. They are targeting Conor McGregor and his actions after he was pummeled … Read more
Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianenko get it on in the cage Saturday at Bellator 208 in what could be a brutal war, or over with one big right hand from Fedor. Chael himself said the same and his Russian opponent to no one’s shock said very little. This is a fight that we will be … Read more
Episode 1 of what will surely be a highly viewed Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen countdown series has been posted. This bout will go down at Bellator 208 on October 13, 2018 in New York at the Nassau Coliseum. Check it out!
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida spoke with MMA Junkie recently about a big transition in his career. Having left the UFC to join Bellator’s roster it’s no surprise that fans are curious of the pros and cons of each from his perspective. “I’m speaking from the bottom of my heart, I’m very satisfied.”, … Read more
It was 2008 since the last major mixed martial arts event was held in Hawaii. But on Dec. 15 Bellator will make its debut on the islands at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu as her native daughter Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0) puts her undefeated record and women’s flyweight title on the line against No. … Read more
Living in America….. Bellator completely owned any attempt by the UFC to corner the poster market. Chael Sonnen takes on Fedor Emelianenko on October 13 at 9PM in a continuation of Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix. Taking a page from Apollo Creed vs Ivan Drago they put the American Sonnen in the famous get up Creed … Read more
Bellator 204 features one heck of a fight between bantamweight champ Darrion Caldwell and Noad Lahat. It’s a non title bout but that almost certainly will not affect the intensity of these two when the cage door closes. Check out Bellator’s sitdown with him…
Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson cleaned out the division and his thoughts have now appear to have shifted to other organizations. Not content with just one belt he seems to want them all if you believe a video posted on social media recently. Here’s what he said (via BJ Penn). I want to fight all the … Read more