Weigh-ins for Bellator MMA 111 took place this evening from Mist Nightclub at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. All fighters are on point for Friday’s event featuring the opening round of the Season 10 Heavyweight Tournament and headlined with a Bantamweight Title bout between champion Eduardo Dantas and challenger Anthony Leone.
Bellator will make its highly anticipated return to Canada on Friday, May 9th as the promotion will return to Ontario’s Casino Rama for Bellator 119, live on Spike TV. The night will feature the finals of Bellator’s Season 10 Heavyweight Tournament, as well as the return of Canadian lightweight John Alessio.
Bantamweight Title contender Rafael Silva has suffered an knee injury and will be unable to compete is his scheduled March 7th title fight against reigning Bellator Champion Eduardo Dantas. While the injury will force Silva out of the cage, Former Bellator Tournament Finalist Anthony Leone will now step in and face Dantas for the Bantamweight Title on March 7thfrom WinStar World Casino, live on Spike TV.
This weekend Bellator kicks off their heavyweight tournament at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind. The field is headlined by a grudge match between Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos. With only a few hours until fight time, there is a still a chance the contest will not happen. Also, this week Mann Talk debuts some useless MMA math, because heavyweight MMA calls for ridiculousness.
Bellator’s fifth season rolls on without a break. The heavyweights take certain stage as Bellator 52 marks the beginning on the promotion’s second heavyweight tournament.
Find out what else Mark Holata had to say about his opponent Ron Sparks when he made a surprise visit with The MMA Outsider Podcast.
UFC fighter Cole Escovedo and Bellator heavyweight Mark Holata check in with The MMA Outsider Podcast before the guys breakdown UFC 135.
CHICAGO, Ill. (August 31, 2011) — When Bellator kicks off its Season 5 Heavyweight Tournament, the eight man field will bring a dominating 73-15-2 record into the cage that includes 41 combined knockouts. The eight heavyweights are set to square off at Bellator 52 as the promotion will determine who will earn a title shot … Read more