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Gegard Mousasi , Rory MacDonald Agree That Bellator Offers Better Opportunities Than UFC
Mousasi, for one, left the UFC having won seven of his last eight bouts, but he still felt unappreciated. The 52-fight veteran has since headlined a pair of cards in Bellator MMA, capturing middleweight gold with a stoppage of
Machida on Bellator and UFC differences
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida spoke with MMA Junkie recently about a big transition in his career. Having left the UFC to join Bellator’s roster it’s no surprise that fans are curious of the pros and cons of each from his perspective. “I’m speaking from the bottom of my heart,
Bellator Hawaii Picks up Another Big Fight
Well, now Bellator President Scott Coker’sannouncedthat former light-heavyweight champ, Liam McGeary, will face “King Mo” Lawal at Bellator Hawaii as well.
Letourneau , Machida to headline Bellator 's Hawaii debut
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Bellator to hold first event in Hawaii in December
Bellator Hawaii will also feature the promotional debut of former UFC light heavyweight championLyoto Machida(24-8) as he is welcomed to the Bellator cage by former middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho (15-2). Also, the first-round of Bellator’s Welterweight World Grand Prix rolls on when two undef
` King Mo ' to Face Ex-Light Heavyweight Champ Liam McGeary at Bellator MMA 's Hawaii Debut
McGeary, the former Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion, will be looking to snap a two-fight skid after being finished in back-to-back bouts by
Bellator Devises Plan To Sign Even More Impressive European Talent - MMA Imports
Mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA has been dedicated to signing talented fighters from the European regions as of late. The promotion recently locked ina staggering total of nine fightersto add to the Bellator roster. However, it would appear that Bellator MMA now has plans to target fighter
Bellator : Hawaii Event Set , Featuring Title Fight and Lyoto Machida
Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside PressAfter all the talk of UFC Hawaii, Bellator beat the MMA leader to the punch with Bellator Hawaii, and it’s bringing some star power.
Report : King Mo Faces Liam McGeary At Bellator At Bellator 211
A light heavyweight division attraction has been added to Bellator 211 according toMMA JunkieasKing Mois going to be in action againstLiam McGeary.Mo (21-7-0-1NC) has rotated wins and losses in his last six bouts, with the last fight being a first round TKO loss toBellator Light Heavyweight Champion
With Lyoto Machida set for Hawaii , Bellator 's Tywan Claxton wants to make it a family event
Well, clearly Bellator'sTywan Claxtonisnot like thatat all. And we were reminded of that Wednesday, when the up-and-comer wasted no time shooting his shot to land a spot in the promotion's just-announced debut in Hawaii. (via )
Daily Debate results : Where should Ryan Bader rank P4P if he becomes dual Bellator champ ?
During his eight years in the UFC, which kicked off with winning "The Ultimate Fighter 8," Bader never held a belt but defeated some big names (Rashad Evans, "Rampage" Jackson and Ilir Latifi come to mind) while also losing to some big names (Jon Jones, Lyoto Machida and Tito Ortiz among them). Sinc
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to Defend Title vs. Valerie Letourneau at Bellator 's First Hawaii Event
Macfarlane claimed the promotion’s inaugural flyweight title with a fifth-round submission ofEmily Ducoteat Bellator 186 this past November. The 28-year-old Honolulu native then tapped outAlejandra Larawith a third-round armbar in her first title defense at Bellator 201 on June 29. Macfarlane, who t
Bellator 's Scott Coker believes Hawaii card may boost Ilima Lei-Macfarlane , Ed Ruth to stardom
mixed martial arts, but the 50th state doesn’t get the major shows live. The time difference makes it difficult, as does the expense of getting the necessary television equipment there." class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm">Hawaii has long been a significant market formi
Bellator Figure In Heavy Pursuit Of CM Punk - MMA Imports
CM Punk made his big MMA debut inside the octagon, ultimately suffering a lopsided defeat in his debut and sophomore UFC performance. Meanwhile, British TV’s Aaron Chalmers has cultivated an undefeated streak as a brutal finisher that has never seen the second round in his MMA career.
Bellator 205 Primer : Watch Why Rafaelo Lovato Jr. is Undefeated Thus Far in MMA
SinceRafael Lovato Jr.is 35 year’s old, he may not fit the description of what some folks call a ‘prospect’. But the decorated jiu-jitsu competitor has done nothing but impress, since he transitioned into MMA.
Melvin Manhoef vs. Chidi Njokuani to headline Bellator 210
The 47-fight veteran will meetChidi Njokuaniin the middleweight main event of Bellator 210, which takes place at the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., on Nov. 30. Officials announced the bout via press release Wednesday.
Bellator should be credited with A.J. McKee 's meteoric rise
Bellator MMA has done a masterful job of bringing A.J. McKee along and turning the undefeated featherweight fighter into someone fans and followers of the sport know they need to pay attention to going forward.After collecting the first three wins of his career in early preliminary card assignments
Bellator 205 Under the Radar : Adam Borics
But because the undefeated 25-year-old is from Budapest, Hungary and competes under the Bellator MMA banner, “The Kid” remains somewhat anonymous to anyone, but the most ardent followers of this sport, as he readies to take on Josenaldo Silva (25-6) this weekend on the Bellator 205: McKee vs. Macapá
King Mo Returns Against Former Champion At Bellator 210
If you recall, these two fighters were supposed to meet at Bellator 185 in October 2017. However, the fight was scrapped once a Lawal injury forced him off the card. This is a big fight for both men as they are seeking a win.
Will CM Punk sign with Bellator ?
Bellator is the second largest American MMA promotion and the home of many former UFC superstars such as Frank Mir, Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen. Could CM Punk be soon added to that list despite his less than impressive run thus far as an MMA fighter?