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Bellator Would Let Welterweight Champion Be...

Oct 11, 2013Comments off1365 Views

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney told ESPN recently that he would let welterweight champion Ben Askren walk away, free and clear, if the UFC would grant

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Bellator Reportedly Ready to Let Welterweig...

Aug 22, 2013Comments off1400 Views

It appears that Bellator MMA is ready to let its welterweight champion, Ben Askren, walk away and possibly fight for the UFC.

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Agon Wrestling Targeting First MMA-Style Ev...

Aug 08, 2013Comments off1192 Views

As first teased on MMAWeekly.com, promoters are mounting plans to put together a first-of-its-kind wrestling event that will mimic many major MMA shows.

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Bellator 97 Video Highlights Featuring Mich...

Aug 02, 2013Comments off1020 Views

Watch the video highlights of Bellator 97 which took place on July 31 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

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Bellator 97 Sees Significant TV Ratings Inc...

Aug 01, 2013Comments off797 Views

Like most summer television programming, Bellator’s Summer Series events have struggled to garner much steam in the TV ratings. Bellator 97 on Wednesday night did

Bellator 97 Results: Michael Chandler and B...

Aug 01, 2013Comments off1159 Views

Bellator 97 took place Wednesday night at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., just outside of Albuquerque. It proved to be one

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Bellator 97 Quick Results

Jul 31, 2013Comments off1440 Views

Bellator 97 quick results from Wednesday night's show at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., just outside of Albuquerque.

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Watch the Bellator 97 Video Preview

Jul 31, 2013Comments off1249 Views

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

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Bellator 97 Weigh-in Results: Chandler and ...

Jul 31, 2013Comments off1259 Views

The Bellator 97 weigh-ins have been completed from Stage nightclub at the Santa Ana Star Casino in preparation for Michael Chandler and Ben Askren's title

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Bellator Champ Ben Askren Plans to Take Out...

Jul 30, 2013Comments off993 Views

Ben Askren is arguably the most successful fighter in Bellator's young history, but the growing pains and lack of fights have built a frustration that

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MMA’s Great Debate Podcast: Ben Askre...

Jul 30, 2013Comments off1220 Views

MMA's Great Debate returns to talk about the fallout from UFC on Fox 8 as well as welcome in Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren and

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Two Title Fights Highlight Bellator 97

Jul 09, 2013Comments off950 Views

Bellator MMA returns to Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, July 31, as the Santa Ana Star Center will play host to two Bellator title fights and

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Ben Askren Defends His Bellator Welterweigh...

May 21, 2013Comments off861 Views

Bellator MMA returns to Albuquerque Wednesday, July 31 as the Santa Ana Star Center will play host to reigning Bellator Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren

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Bellator 86 Sees a Drop in Week-to-Week TV ...

Jan 25, 2013Comments off764 Views

The first Bellator MMA broadcast on Spike set a TV ratings record for the promotion, notching in at an average of 938,000 viewers. Bellator 86

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Bellator 86 Results: Askren Damages Amousso...

Jan 25, 2013Comments off1109 Views

Ben Askren makes it looks easy in his third consecutive title defense, while "King Mo" Lawal showed off some of his new Mayweather boxing in

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With Just One Fight in 2012, Bellator Champ...

Jan 24, 2013Comments off762 Views

With just one fight in 2012, Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren had plenty of time to shore up his skills, but don't expect to see

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Bellator 86 Weigh-in Results: Ben Askren Pu...

Jan 23, 2013Comments off1037 Views

The Bellator 86 weigh-ins have been completed in preparation for Bellator’s Jan. 24 event, which features a welterweight world title fight, as well as the

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Spike Officials Pleased with Bellator 360 T...

Jan 04, 2013Comments off709 Views

Bellator 360 marked the launch of Bellator programming on its new television home, and Spike TV officials are pleased with the ratings the show's first

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How Roufusport Has Lead Fighters Like Antho...

Sep 25, 2012Comments off1299 Views

It's hard for any team to distinguish itself from the crowd in mixed martial arts and ascend to the top of the heap, but Roufusport,

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Ben Askren Happy with Defense; Not Going To...

Apr 09, 2012Comments off1393 Views

Bellator champion Ben Askren makes no excuses for taking Douglas Lima to the mat at Bellator 64. A strong wrestler, he's not going to stand

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Bellator 64 Video Highlights; Askren Wins A...

Apr 07, 2012Comments off730 Views

Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren held onto his title at Bellator 64 on Friday. Check out video highlights from the main event and more.

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Bellator 64 Results: Askren Holds Onto His ...

Apr 07, 2012Comments off896 Views

Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren once again showed off his wrestling credentials winning an unanimous decision over top contender Douglas Lima to cap off Bellator

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Ben Askren Plans Death by a Thousand Cuts (...

Apr 05, 2012Comments off1039 Views

Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren has a plan to defend his title on Friday night... the death by a thousand cuts plan.

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Ben Askren Defends Title Against Douglas Li...

Feb 08, 2012Comments off731 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

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

Feb 05, 2012Comments off779 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

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Bellator Signs Former UFC Fighter Brian Fos...

Nov 01, 2011Comments off555 Views

Former UFC welterweight Brian Foster has inked a new deal to compete in Bellator Fighting Championships and he's gunning for Ben Askren.

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Bellator 56: Askren vs. Hieron Weigh-In Res...

Oct 28, 2011Comments off552 Views

Bellator 56 is now set with the main event title fight becoming official on Friday with champion Ben Askren and challenger Jay Hieron both making

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Bellator Champ Ben Askren on Jay Hieron: &#...

Oct 26, 2011Comments off514 Views

It's pretty safe to say that Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren is not much of a fan of his upcoming opponent Jay Hieron.

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Bellator 56 Features Askren vs. Hieron Titl...

Oct 01, 2011Comments off414 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships on Saturday announced that undefeated welterweight champion Ben Askren will put his title on the line against Jay Hieron at Bellator 56

Bellator 56 Fight Card Rumors

Oct 01, 2011Comments off668 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships 56 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas, on October 29, 2011, rumored fight card and bouts.