Bellator 210 has been quietly approaching with barely any fanfare to harken its arrival. On November 30th we will see a stellar match-up on the card between Melvin Manhoef and Chidi Njokuani who both possess a solid, well rounded MMA arsenal of skills. Bellator has chosen to focus on these two men along with Joe Warren’s return to hype the event. Check our this Njokuani highlight vid and make your own case for why or why not he will/won’t beat Manhoef in the comments.
“Bellator 146: Kato vs. Manhoef” takes place this evening from WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. The headlining bout is a middleweight matchup between dangerous kickboxer Melvin Manhoef and Japanese KO artist Hisaki Kato. Also on the card, Bubba Jenkins faces Jordan Parsons, Chidi Njokuani takes on “The Sniper” Ricky Rainey, and Houston Alexander returns against … Read more
A lightweight scrap pitting Brandon Girtz (13-4) against Derek Campos (15-5) has been added to “Bellator 146: Kato vs. Manhoef” at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK., on November 20. The 155-pound tilt will take place during the main card of “Bellator 146: ‘Kato vs. Manhoef,” which airs live on Spike at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. … Read more
Dangerous middleweights Alexander Shlemenko and Melvin Manhoef met in the Bellator 133 main event Friday night in Fresno, Calif. With powerful strikers such as these two someone was bound to go down. Manhoef played it a little more conservative and it ultimately cost him as the former champion ended up catching him with a spinning … Read more
Bellator 133 takes place this evening from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. Dangerous middleweight strikers Melvin Manhoef and Alexander Shlemenko will meet in the main event, while Pat Curran and Daniel Weichel will meet in the featherweight co-headliner. Preliminary card action kicks off at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on Spike.com and in the player … Read more
Bellator 133 takes place Friday night, Feb. 13, from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. Headlining the main card on Spike TV will be a middleweight match-up between knockout artists Melvin Manhoef and Alexander Shlemenko. Also on the card is a featherweight co-main event with former champ Pat Curran taking on 145-pound tournament winner … Read more
Bellator 131 takes place this evening from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center and features UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz taking on The Ultimate Fighter season 1 runner-up Stephan Bonnar in the main event. The co-headliner features Will Brooks defending his lightweight title in a rematch against Michael Chandler. Melvin Manhoef takes on Joe Schilling, … Read more
The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator 125 will take place place later today at the Fresno Hotel & Conference Center in California. Bellator MMA will take place from the Save Mart Center tomorrow night with the first fight taking place at 4 p.m. PST and streaming on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night … Read more
Scott Coker is making moves as Bellator MMA’s new front man and has signed a couple of knockout artists he previously worked with in Strikeforce (via press release): Bellator has added knockout kingpins Paul “Semtex” Daley (34-13) and Melvin “No Mercy” Manhoef (28-11) to the roster. The two veterans have both amassed impressive careers, including … Read more
BattleGrounds MMA (www.battlegroundsone.com) announced today that it has filled the last remaining spot for O.N.E., its highly-anticipated, one-night, eight-man welterweight (170 pounds) tournament at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, June 27, with two-time world championship contender and two-time, one-night tournament winner Brock Larson (37-8) of Brainerd, Minn.