Neil “Goliath” Grove vs. Alexey Oleinik heavyweight semifinal set for Bellator 29 on Sept. 16th in Wisconsin’s first nationally televised MMA event

Bellator announced today that South African born, UK-based knockout artist Neil “Goliath” Grove will take on Russian submission specialist Alexey Oleinik in a Season 3 Heavyweight Tournament Semi-final fight at Bellator 29.

Joe Soto on fighting Joe Warren at Bellator 27: “I never want to lose to a dirt bag like that”

Undefeated Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto will defend his title tonight for the very first time, as he takes on Bellator’s season two 145-pound tournament champion Joe Warren.

Tickets on sale TOMORROW for Bellator 27 at San Antonio’s Majestic Theater on Sept. 2nd

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (July 15, 2010) — For the second time in three months, Bellator Fighting Championships will bring its action-packed, nationally televised brand of mixed martial arts to the historic Majestic Theater in downtown San Antonio on Thursday, Sept. 2nd. Tickets for the event go on sale at 10 a.m. CDT Friday at all … Read more

Minnesota’s Travis Reddinger and his tattoo added to Bellator’s Season 3 Bantamweight Tournament

Twenty-eight-year-old Travis “The Hurricane” Reddinger (14-2) got the word “Bellator” (Latin word meaning “warrior”) tattooed across his torso about 4 ½ years ago.

World’s No. 1 ranked female fighter, Megumi Fujii, makes national TV debut on Thursday during Bellator 21

CHICAGO, Ill. (June 7, 2010) — Japanese MMA sensation Megumi Fujii, widely regarded as the No. 1 pound-for-pound female fighter in the world, will make her U.S. television debut on Thursday night on FOX Sports Net as part of the LIVE broadcast of Bellator 21 from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, … Read more

Bellator 17 ratings on Fox Sports Net up 184% over network debut on April 8th

Bellator viewership outpaces prior FOX Sport Net MMA programming by 46% among coveted 25-54 male demo; Bellator remains highest-rated weekly program distributed by FSN nationally CHICAGO, Ill. (May 14, 2010) — Just five weeks into its 24-show engagement with FOX Sports Net, Bellator Fighting Championships has set a new standard for MMA programming on the … Read more

Bellator Fighting Championships to bring nationally televised mixed martial arts event to Verizon Theatre in Dallas on May 20th

Event will be broadcast to virtually every home in the U.S. via NBC, FOX Sports Net, Telemundo and mun2 CHICAGO, Ill. (April 20, 2010) — Bellator Fighting Championships, the fist-of-its-kind tournament-style mixed martial arts promotion will bring its world-class, nationally-televised brand of MMA to the Lone Star State next month. The event—which will be broadcast LIVE … Read more