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‎Bellator‏ 218 Results

Bellator 218 took place last night and we’ve got the results from all the fights below. In the main event of the evening, Emmanuel Sanchez claimed a second victory over Georgi Karakhanyan in their featherweight rematch.

MMAINSIGHT.COM - 2019-03-23 10:03:31

‎Bellator‏ 218 : Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2 fight card preview

Bellator 218 kicks off tonight, March 22, from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The top of the billing will see a rematch of 2017 Bellator 170 matchup, when former title contender Emmanuel Sanchez meets the ever-dangerous Georgi Karakhanyan.

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‎Bellator‏ 218 live stream online

Watch the Bellator 218 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 6:45 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows and can be watched below or on DAZN:

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Emmanuel Sanchez Outlasts Georgi Karakhanyan in ‎Bellator‏ 218 Rematch

Aesthetically pleasing it was not, but Emmanuel Sanchez nevertheless laughed last. The Roufusport standout won for the fifth time in six outings, as he posted a unanimous decision over former World Series of Fighting champion Georgi Karakhanyan in the Bellator 218 headliner on Friday at the Winstar

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‎Bellator‏ 218 weigh-in video

At the Bellator 218 weigh-ins, all 28 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights will step on the scales Thursday. In the main event, Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Georgi Karakhanyan will have to hit the featherweight limit of 145 pounds (with one-pound allowance).

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Q&A with ‎Bellator‏ Lightweight Nation Gibrick

Nation Gibrick is an undefeated fighter competing in the 155 pound division of Bellator. He is 2-0 in his amateur career and 2-0 in his professional career. He answered a few questions for me ahead of his fight at Bellator 218.

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Dalton Rosta pro debut set for ‎Bellator‏ 219

Dalton Rosta, the top-ranked amateur light heavywight in America according to Tapology, has his pro debut set for Bellator 219 on March 29 in Temecula, California. He will face Cody Vidal (1-1) in a bout that’s expected to be a part of the night’s preliminary card.

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Kosakowski looks to build off ‎Bellator‏ win

The night of Feb. 16 was a messy, but successful night for Jesse James Kosakowski. “You wouldn’t believe how many times people came up to me and said, ‘Dude, your fight was more exciting than any of the fights on the main card,” he said a few days after his fight.

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Julia Budd to defend ‎Bellator‏ featherweight title vs. Olga Rubin on July 12

Julia Budd’s next title defense will be against an unbeaten challenger. A Bellator featherweight championship bout between Budd and Olga Rubin (6-0) was announced during Saturday’s Bellator 218 broadcast for an upcoming July 12 event at Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla.

MMA FIGHTING - 2019-03-23 16:00:00

Jack Swagger opens up on if Vince McMahon called him after ‎Bellator‏ MMA debut

Former WWE Superstar Jake Hager (Jack Swagger) joined the WINCLY podcast to discuss a wide range of topics including if WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon congratulated him after his MMA debut.

WRESTLINGNEWS.CO - 2019-03-23 13:50:25

Georgi Karakhanyan , Saad Awad have come a long way to ‎Bellator‏ main events

They’re veterans of their sport, each with roughly 13 years of professional MMA experience. So when you consider where the longtime friendship of Bellator fighters Georgi Karakhanyan and Saad Awad might have begun in 2005, your first inclination would be to imagine them meeting in a gym or dojo.

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‎Bellator‏ 218 Weigh-in Results : One Heavy ; One Bout Scratched

DAZN is the exclusive streaming partner of Bellator MMA. You can sign up for a free trial here. Bellator MMA is returning once again to their adopted state of Oklahoma, with the promotion adapting after a slew of last-minute changes to give the fans an intriguing headliner: a rematch between Emmanue

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Ryan Scope vs. Derek Campos announced for ‎Bellator‏ Birmingham co-main event

Ryan Scope is getting a second chance to beat a Bellator veteran. The 27-year-old Scope has been matched up with Derek Campos (19-8) in the lightweight co-main event of Bellator Birmingham on May 4, officials announced Tuesday.

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‎Bellator‏ 218 Receives New Main Card Bout After Injury , Car Accident

Friday’s Bellator 218 main card has a new fight after a couple unfortunate occurrences forced the promotion to do some restructuring. A middleweight clash between Nobert Novenyi and Will Lavine has been elevated to the main card, Sherdog.com confirmed with Bellator officials on Tuesday. Mike Shipman

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Mike Shipman expecting fireworks against Hracho Darpinyan at ‎Bellator‏ 218

When it comes to his 2018, middleweight Mike Shipman wasn’t as active as he would have liked, but is nonetheless happy with how the year turned out overall. Much like he had the previous four years, Shipman closed out his 2018 undefeated, raising his current winning streak to 13 straight victories f

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Arlington phenom Ky Bennett looking to exact revenge at ‎Bellator‏ 218 at WinStar Casino

If Ky Bennett has it her way, revenge will be best served on Friday with an early stoppage resulting in a victory over Deborah Kouzmin. Truthfully, it doesn’t have to be a stoppage at all, so long as Bennett, who lives in Arlington, gets the victory over Kouzmin at Bellator 218 inside WinStar World

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The MMA Vivisection - ‎Bellator‏ 218 : Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2 Picks , Odds , & Analysis

DAZN gives you access to top sports, including Bellator 220: MacDonald vs. Fitch - Saturday, April 27th. Don’t miss out on any of the face-punching action!. Bellator returns this weekend after a month out of action with a fight card that can best be described as... one of the MMA cards going on this

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‎Bellator‏ 218 : Johnny Eblen believes he has more tools than Chauncey Foxworth

While things in MMA can often go awry at any moment, for middleweight up and comer Johnny Eblen, so far things have been going to plan as he enters his third year as a pro. In four bouts over the past two years, Eblen has managed to go undefeated, and according to him, he has yet to run into anythin

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Show Money 26 : UFC , ‎Bellator‏ , ONE Championship and PFL finances and television deals

Stream all the fights LIVE from Nashville — don’t miss a single second of face-punching action! Plus, you get access to the best of the UFC Archives & more!. The Show Money crew is Paul the economist, Jason the lawyer, and John the financial analyst and the man who knows everyone and everything in M

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Georgi Karakhanyan Ready to Headline in ‎Bellator‏ MMA Following Whirlwind Year

DAZN is the exclusive streaming partner of Bellator MMA. You can sign up for a free trial here. When he left Bellator MMA in January 2018, Georgi Karakhanyan never expected to be back. The Moscow-born Armenian-American was leaving the promotion for the second time, heading to Russia to fight in Abso

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