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Ben Askren Defends Title Against Douglas Li...

Feb 08, 2012NoNo Comments985 Views

Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren will put his title on the line against last season's tournament winner Douglas Lima on April 6 in Windsor, Ontario

Eddie Alvarez Plans to Prove His Worth Agai...

Feb 07, 2012NoNo Comments969 Views

Eddie Alvarez sees his upcoming rematch with Shinya Aoki as an opportunity to prove that he still belongs among the lightweight elite.

Jay Hieron Says Ben Askren Knows Who the Re...

Feb 05, 2012NoNo Comments1019 Views

Jay Hieron isn't quite sure what his next step is, but he is sure of one thing, that both he and Ben Askren know who

Lightweight Tournament Featured at Bellator...

Feb 02, 2012NoNo Comments804 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships returns to The Lone Star State on Friday, March 23 for Bellator 62 live from Laredo, Texas at the Laredo Energy Arena.

MMA Top 10 Rankings: Chris Weidman Edges In

Feb 01, 2012NoNo Comments560 Views

Chris Weidman upset Demian Maia at UFC on Fox 2, propelling him into the middleweight division of the MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings.

Bellator Extends Armed Forces Network Deal

Jan 30, 2012NoNo Comments556 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships has once again partnered with the Armed Forces Network, including it's season six opener on March 9.

Bellator 61 Attempts Second Go Around for H...

Jan 27, 2012NoNo Comments557 Views

Bellator 61, on March 16, will feature another shot at determining the heavyweight winner from last season's tournament, as well as the opening round of

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Jim Miller Clawing Bac...

Jan 25, 2012NoNo Comments816 Views

Jim Miller, with his recent comeback victory over Melvin Guillard at UFC on FX 1, is clawing his way back up the MMAWeekly.com World MMA

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Bellator 61 Fight Card Rumors

Jan 19, 2012NoNo Comments680 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships 61 on March 16, 2012, rumored fight card and bouts.

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Bellator 60 Fight Card Rumors

Jan 19, 2012NoNo Comments774 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships 60 on March 9, 2012, in Hammond, Indiana, rumored fight card and bouts.

Bellator 61 Fight Card Laid Out; Joe Warren...

Jan 19, 2012NoNo Comments1055 Views

Bellator Season 5 Featherweight Tournament winner Pat Curran has been anxiously awaiting a date with champion Joe Warren... and now he has one.

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Vitor Belfort & R...

Jan 18, 2012NoNo Comments835 Views

Vitor Belfort and Rousimar Palhares, with impressive performances at UFC 142 Rio, staked their claims in the MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings.

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Cris Cyborg Exiled

Jan 11, 2012NoNo Comments1427 Views

There may not be a lot of changes to the World Top 10 MMA Rankings this week, but there sure is a big one with

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Johny Hendricks Crashe...

Jan 04, 2012NoNo Comments817 Views

Johny Hendricks not only sent Jon Fitch crashing to the canvas at UFC 141 on Friday night, he also crashed into the Top 10 rankings!

Masakatsu Ueda Welcomes Whatever Challenge ...

Dec 25, 2011NoNo Comments926 Views

He may not be the Bellator bantamweight champion, but Masakatsu Ueda may enter the promotion on day one as the most highly decorated fighter in

Iron Nakamura Believes Bellator’s Ban...

Dec 24, 2011NoNo Comments682 Views

Hiroshi 'Iron' Nakamura is excited to test himself against the best bantamweights in the world, and he believes those fights will take place in Bellator,

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Strikeforce Outcomes D...

Dec 22, 2011NoNo Comments2495 Views

Despite impressive performances by Gilbert Melendez and Cris "Cyborg" Santos, this week's Top 10 rankings stand pat.

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Bellator Signs Two Top Japanese Bantamweigh...

Dec 17, 2011NoNo Comments572 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships on Saturday announced it has added two dynamic bantamweights in Masakatsu Ueda and Hiroshi Nakamura.

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Bellator Season 6 Bantam Tourney Shaping Up

Dec 16, 2011NoNo Comments451 Views

Bellator's Season 6 bantamweight tournament is starting to take shape as the promotion prepares for a move to Friday nights on MTV2.

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Frank Mir Making a Mov...

Dec 14, 2011NoNo Comments760 Views

Frank Mir, with his arm-breaking submission of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, made a move up the heavyweight ranks of the World Top 10 MMA Rankings.

Kurt Pellegrino at UFC Fight Night 12

Bellator 59 Results: Dantas Wins Shot at Ti...

Nov 27, 2011NoNo Comments511 Views

Bellator 59 hosted the Season 5 bantamweight finals, which were decided; the heavyweight finals, which were not; and the second retirement of Kurt Pellegrino.

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Bellator 59 Weigh-in Results: Two Tourney F...

Nov 26, 2011NoNo Comments1255 Views

The Bellator 59 weigh-ins solidified the roster for Saturday night's event in Atlantic City, N.J., which includes two tournament finals and UFC veteran Kurt Pellegrino.

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Faber Makes a Big Jump

Nov 23, 2011NoNo Comments614 Views

Urijah Faber jumped up the bantamweight rankings with his UFC 139 victory over Brian Bowles, becoming the No. 1 contender to champion Dominick Cruz.

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Bellator 58 TV Ratings Rocket to Season Hig...

Nov 22, 2011NoNo Comments901 Views

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

Watch Bellator 58 Prelims Live on MMAWeekly...

Nov 17, 2011NoNo Comments475 Views

Watch the Saturday, Nov. 19, Bellator 58 preliminary bouts streaming LIVE on MMAWeekly.com beginning at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT, courtesy of Viacom and Bellator.

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: dos Santos Takes Top S...

Nov 16, 2011NoNo Comments550 Views

Crushing Cain Velasquez at UFC on Fox, Junior dos Santos blasted his way to the top stop in the heavyweight rankings; plus we've added an

Bellator 57 Results: Douglas Lima and Alexa...

Nov 13, 2011NoNo Comments835 Views

Douglas Lima and Alexander Shlemenko both were the big tournament winners at Bellator 57.

Bellator 57 Official Weigh-in Results

Nov 11, 2011NoNo Comments423 Views

Full, official weigh-in results from Bellator 57 in Ontario, Canada.

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Welcome Renan Barão!

Nov 09, 2011NoNo Comments927 Views

With a blistering performance against Brad Pickett at UFC 138, Renan Barão finally breaks into the MMA Top 10 rankings.

Pat Curran vs Joe Warren in Bellator Early ...

Nov 08, 2011NoNo Comments921 Views

An injury to Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire has opened up a slot for Pat Curran to step in and face Bellator featherweight champ Joe Warren in