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Chandler vs. Gono Tops Bellator 67 Fight Ca...

Apr 06, 2012Comments off851 Views

Bellator on Friday officially announced lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s first title defense. He will defend against Akihiro Gono at Bellator 67 on May 4.

Bellator 58 Results: Chandler and Alvarez H...

Nov 20, 2011Comments off430 Views

Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez did their part to give Bellator Fighting Championships their own personal Griffin vs. Bonnar on Saturday night.

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Ben Askren Rolls at Bellator 40; Hieron and...

Apr 10, 2011Comments off714 Views

Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren dominated in a non-title bout at Bellator 40, while welterweight Jay Hieron and lightweight Michael Chandler moved on to the

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Bellator 36 Results: Freire, Imada, Chandle...

Mar 12, 2011Comments off750 Views

The kickoff to Bellator's fourth season lightweight tournament started off with a bang on Saturday night with four fights taking place, with all of them

Bellator 165 is Benson Henderson’s Ca...

Nov 19, 2016Comments off578 Views

On a quest for his third MMA promotional belt, follow Benson Henderson before he meets Michael Chandler for the Bellator lightweight belt.

Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire Faces...

Jul 17, 2016Comments off1026 Views

Patricio Pitbull is actively seeking revenge for his brother Patricky after Bellator’s new 155-pound kingpin Michael Chandler brutally finished the elder Freire.

For Derek Campos, Legacy Means Becoming the...

Jun 16, 2015Comments off1193 Views

For Derek Campos, legacy means becoming a champion and beating the best fighters in the world. His next step comes against Michael Chandler on Friday

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Bellator Champ Eddie Alvarez Appears Ready ...

Apr 29, 2014Comments off2208 Views

Two-time Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez appears ready to leave the promotion regardless if he wins or loses to Michael Chandler in the trilogy set

David Rickels Wants Back in the Lightweight...

Oct 11, 2013Comments off965 Views

David Rickels would like to get back in the Bellator lightweight tourney and earn another shot at champion Michael Chandler, but he first faces J.J.

Watch the Bellator 97 Video Preview

Jul 31, 2013Comments off1469 Views

Check out the Bellator 97 video preview featuring Michael Chandler, Ben Askren, and King Mo Lawal.

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Rick Hawn Returns to Welterweight Looking f...

Apr 04, 2013Comments off1183 Views

Having failed to wrest the lightweight title from Michael Chandler, Rick Hawn returns to welterweight at Bellator 95, looking for redemption in the form of

Bellator MMA 93 Results: Dave Jansen Wins L...

Mar 22, 2013Comments off975 Views

Dave Jansen captured the Bellator MMA Lightweight Tournament title on Thursday, banking $100,000 and a shot at lightweight champion Michael Chandler when he defeated Marcin

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Bellator 62 Results: Lightweights Advance; ...

Mar 24, 2012Comments off566 Views

Bellator's Season 6 lightweight tournament fighters moved one step closer to a shot at Michael Chandler, while Eric Prindle won a heavyweight title shot without

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Bellator 58 TV Ratings Rocket to Season Hig...

Nov 22, 2011Comments off872 Views

Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler fueled Bellator 58 to season-high TV ratings for the promotion.

Bellator 58 Weigh-In Results

Nov 18, 2011Comments off569 Views

Bellator 58 is officially a go with lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and challenger Michael Chandler making weight on Friday.

Bellator 180 Davis vs Bader

Bellator Firms Up New Bouts for New York Fi...

Apr 25, 20174 Comments813 Views

The biggest night in Bellator history continues to grow, as the fight promotion on Tuesday firmed up additional bouts for Bellator NYC and Bellator 180.

Ryan Bader vs King Mo Lawal

Ryan Bader Draws King Mo in Bellator 180 He...

Apr 01, 20176 Comments1173 Views

King Mo Lawal will welcome Ryan Bader to Bellator in the headlining bout at Bellator 180 at Madison Square Garden.

Bellator NYC is Just the First Step in the ...

Mar 28, 20173 Comments384 Views

Bellator is preparing to re-enter the pay-per-view arena with Bellator NYC, but that's just the beginning of the promotion's pay-per-view strategy.

Bellator NYC Silva vs Sonnen Fight Poster

Watch the Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva Pr...

Mar 28, 20171 Comment541 Views

Tune in for the Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva kickoff press conference, Live at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT, Tuesday on MMAWeekly.com.

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Bellator NYC Goes Big with Two Title Fights

Mar 23, 20173 Comments642 Views

In addition to Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione, Bellator NYC is going big with two title fights.

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Bellator Reveals NYC Pay-Per-View and Spike...

Mar 23, 2017No Comments876 Views

Bellator MMA is bringing its biggest event ever to the “Big Apple!”

Patricky Freire

Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Knocks Out J...

Feb 19, 2017Comments off971 Views

Patricky "Pitbull" Freire demolished Josh "The Punk" Thomson with a forearm uppercut in the second round to earn the biggest victory of his career on

Josh Thomson Faces Patricky Pitbull in Bell...

Jan 31, 2017Comments off582 Views

A lightweight feature bout pitting Josh Thomson (22-8, 1 NC) against Patricky "Pitbull" (16-8) will serve as the co-main event of Bellator 172.

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson on Bellator 170 Fight Agains...

Jan 20, 2017Comments off513 Views

Derek Anderson will kick off his 2017 on Saturday in Inglewood, Calif., when he takes on Derek Campos in a 155-pound bout at Bellator 170.

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Pat Curran Injury Causes Officials to Swap ...

Nov 01, 2016Comments off1298 Views

An undisclosed injury to Pat Curran has opened the door for a new Bellator 167 main event.

Keri Melendez

Keri Melendez Makes MMA Debut at Bellator 1...

Oct 19, 2016Comments off1263 Views

The anticipated mixed martial arts debut of flyweight Keri Melendez will come at Bellator 165.

Bellator 165 Vassell vs Carmont

Bellator 165 Gets New Bouts, Including Lint...

Oct 12, 2016Comments off772 Views

The Bellator 165 fight card is filling up fast with two new bouts announced, including a light heavyweight bout pitting Linton Vassell vs. Francis Carmont.

Derek Campos Expecting Explosive Fight with...

Sep 13, 2016Comments off732 Views

Derek Campos steps into a Bellator 161 lightweight bout against Djamil Chan on Friday, in what could very well end up being a title elimination

Benson Henderson Will Get His Second Bellat...

Aug 31, 2016Comments off895 Views

After failing to win the Bellator welterweight title, former UFC champion Benson Henderson will get his second crack at a Bellator belt in November.

Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull Main Ca...

Aug 30, 2016Comments off789 Views

Bellator's return to SoCal came with some amazing finishes by rising star AJ McKee and Georgi Karakhanyan, while Derek Anderson continued his win streak.