DJ “Da Protege” Linderman (20-11) will be traveling to Russia on February 23rd to battle one of the most dominant heavyweights in the game, unbeaten former Bellator champion Vitaly Minakov (18-0). The two will headline Fight Nights Global 59 from Ali Aliev Sports Palace in Moscow. It’s a tall task for the 33-year-old California native who … Read more
Heavyweight division is one of the oldest divisions in MMA. It has seen some of the most talented fighters in the history of MMA. From superstars like Fedor Emelianenko and Brock Lesnar to destructive monsters like Alistair Overeem and Randy Couture. To become a world champion in this division is an ultimate bragging right and … Read more
Bellator 115 takes place this evening in Reno, Nev., and is headlined with a Heavyweight Title bout between current champion Vitaly Minakov taking on Season 9 tournament winner Cheick Kongo. Who are you picking? Oddsmakers have Minakov as the favorite at -320 while they have Kongo at +250. The prelims will stream live on Spike.com … Read more
The weigh-ins for Bellator 115 took place this evening in Reno, Nev., and there are a couple changes that need to be noted. Jeremy Kimball failed to make weight for his Middleweight Tournament Semifinal bout against Dan Cramer, so that fight has been scrapped. Also, Andrey Koreshkov is suffering from the flu and could not … Read more
At 13-0 and the undefeated Bellator Heavyweight World Champion, Russian knockout connoisseur Vitaly Minakov is ready to extend his reign as “The New Emperor” and defend his world title against Cheick Kongo live on Spike TV Friday, April 4th from Nevada’s Reno Events Center. The night will also feature the Bellator Middleweight and Welterweight Semifinals, along with a full card of local talent.
Bellator MMA 97 will close out the promotion’s Summer Season this evening at Stage nightclub at the Santa Ana Star Casino in Rio Rancho, N.M. Headlining the card will be a Lightweight Title bout between undefeated champion Michael Chandler (11-0) and Bellator season eight lightweight tournament winner David Rickels (14-1). ProMMAnow.com will provide live results and play-by-play commentary of all the action.