Monday, April 20, 2015
Bellator Welterweight Champion Douglas Lima Meets Russian KO Artist Andrey Koreshkov
Bellator MMA Welterweight World Champion Douglas "The Phenom" Lima, one of the most talented and well-rounded 170-pound fighters on the planet today, puts his title on the line against Russian knockout artist Andrey "Spartan" Koreshkov on Friday, July 16, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The two elite combatants headline the newly announced "Bellator MMA: Lima vs. Koreshkov" event, which airs live and free on Spike at 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
UFC Legalized For Melbourne
The UFC today applauded the State of Victoria Labor Government for executing a ministerial directive designed to increase safety within the sport of mixed martial arts by allowing the sport to be conducted in a much safer fenced-in enclosure. The directive was announced this morning at a press conference held by The Honourable John Eren, Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events.
Brandon Halsey And Kendall Grove Meet For Middleweight Title Tilt
Undefeated Bellator MMA World Middleweight Champion Brandon "Bull" Halsey looks to defend his belt for the first time when he takes on towering Hawaiian scrapper Kendall "Da Spyder" Grove. The contest serves as the headlining bout of "Bellator: Halsey vs. Grove," which takes place on Friday, May 15, at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. The night's main card airs live and free on Spike TV, while preliminary bouts stream on Spike.com.
Monday, March 02, 2015
UFC 187 Official With Two Title Bouts
On Memorial Day Weekend, two world title fights headline UFC 187 as undisputed light heavyweight king, Jon “Bones” Jones meets No. 1 contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in the five-round main event. Plus, Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman puts his belt on the line when he faces former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort Saturday, May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Bellator MMA Statement On Quinton “Rampage” Jackson
Today, Bellator MMA was compelled to go to court to stop Quinton "Rampage" Jackson from fighting in an April 25 bout promoted by Bellator's competitor, Ultimate Fighting Championship. Jackson, who has completed only three fights of his exclusive six-fight contract with Bellator, is barred by contract from fighting for any promoter other than Bellator.
Sunday, March 01, 2015
“The Ultimate Fighter” Pits American Top Team Against The Blackzilians
Coming off a historic season that saw the crowning of the UFC’s first-ever women’s strawweight champion, the next installment of "The Ultimate Fighter" looks to raise the stakes once again. For the first time in the show’s 10-year history, a gym versus gym format will be introduced pitting fighters from the famed American Top Team against those from Blackzilians, all while living together under one roof in South Florida.
Liam McGeary Gets The Unanimous Decision And The Light Heavyweight Belt
Englishman Liam McGeary kept his professional record unblemished, capping off a successful "British Invasion" and claiming the Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight title with a five-round decision win over former champion Emanuel Newton. The contest served as the headlining bout of Friday's "Bellator MMA: British Invasion" event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
“Bellator MMA: British Invasion” Adds Seven Bouts Including “The Barn Cat” McCrory
Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Champion Emanuel "The Hardcore Kid" Newton puts his title on the line against undefeated Englishman Liam McGeary in the main event of "Bellator MMA: British Invasion" on Feb. 27, and with a five-fight Spike TV-televised main card already in place, the night's six-fight Spike.com-streamed preliminary card is now set, as well.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
UFC Fight Night Manila Announced
The UFC today announced their inaugural, and much anticipated UFC Fight Night Manila event in partnership with SM Lifestyle Entertainment inc. The first UFC event in Asia of 2015 will take place in Manila on the 16th May 2015 at the city’s destination venue, SM Mall of Asia Arena.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Two Title Fights Hit Dallas On March 14
Two world titles are on the line when the UFC returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as Lightweight Champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza makes her first title defense against top contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Karakhanyan Ready For Revenge Against “Pitbull”
Bellator MMA Featherweight World Champion Patricio Pitbull was pushed to the limit by tenacious challenger Daniel Straus, but in the end, the Brazilian showed a ton of heart and retained his title with a gutsy fourth-round submission win. The contest headlined Friday's "Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus" at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Reebok Partners With Conor McGregor
Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC athletes which includes UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis, and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks amongst others.