Fedor Emelianenko is returning to MMA after a three-year absence and now we know where he will be competing. The Last Emperor will fight LIVE on Spike TV on New Year’s Eve from Tokyo, Japan against a soon to be named opponent. Bellator is partnering with former Pride President Nobuyuki Sakakibara to put on the … Read more
Listen in on Wednesday’s Bellator MMA conference call with new President, Scott Coker. The former Strikeforce CEO and Founder took questions from the media for nearly half an hour on why this was the right move for him, how long he’d been in talks with Bellator and his vision for the future of the organization. … Read more
Former Strikeforce Founder & CEO, Scott Coker, has been named President of Bellator MMA effective immediately. It was announced earlier today that Bjorn Rebney had been removed from his post and there were rumors of Coker filling the void — that rumor has now been confirmed. Coker will report directly to Spike TV President, Kevin … Read more
In some rather shocking news Bellator’s Founder, Chairman & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is no longer with the promotion. The news was announced by the Viacom-owned company today via press release. Along with Rebney, Tim Danaher, President & COO of Bellator, is also leaving. No exact reason is given for Rebney’s departure except he hinted at … Read more
Newport Beach, CA, June 18, 2014 – Spike TV and Bjorn Rebney, Founder, Chairman & CEO, and Tim Danaher, President & COO, announced today that Rebney and Danaher are leaving their positions at Bellator MMA effective immediately. “It is with bittersweet emotions that I announce that I am leaving the company I founded. I have great pride … Read more
The Bellator MMA promotion will finally launch their MMA based reality show entitled “Fight Master: Bellator MMA” which will premiere this summer on Spike TV. Randy Couture, Greg Jackson, Frank Shamrock, and Joe Warren will helm four separate fight camps for 32 up-and-coming fighters looking to fight their way into the Bellator tournament and a $100,000 cash prize.