Thursday, August 14, 2014
Bellator Re-Launches The Next Era In The Women’s Division
Bellator MMA has reestablished the women’s division with two of MMA’s top featherweights leading the forefront. Finding previous success in the female MMA game, Bellator President Scott Coker has added Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd to the roster to start the next era of the Bellator women’s division.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Manhoef vs. Marshall Headlines Bellator 125
With a near 40 KO’s between the two, a middleweight clash between Melvin “No Mercy” Manhoef and Doug “The Rhino” Marshall will be can’t miss television on Friday, September 19 as the two square off in the main event of the evening at Bellator 125 live on Spike. A former Strikeforce and K-1 veteran, Manhoef is on a mission to continue to provide explosive finishes. The 38-year-old Dutch native has amassed a 28-11 professional MMA record, including an astonishing 26 knockouts during his nearly 20 year career.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Special Start Time For Bellator Season 11 Premiere
Bellator will kick-off its eleventh season from Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Casino on Friday, September 5 at a special start time of 8:00pm ET/PT on Spike TV. Bellator 123 will be headlined by the featherweight title fight as reigning Bellator Champion Pat Curran defends his belt against Brazilian striker Patricio Pitbull.
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Bellator Statement On War Machine
Bellator President Scott Coker has issued a statement regarding Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine: “We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when it relates to any form of domestic violence, and after learning of this latest incident involving Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine, Bellator is releasing him from him promotional contract with the organization.”
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story To Headline “UFC Fight Night: Stockholm”
The Ultimate Fighting Championship®has confirmed that top 15 welterweight contenders Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story will collide in the five round main event of "UFC Fight Night: Stockholm" on October 4. The entire card will stream live and on-demand on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, the UFC’s digital streaming service, to subscribers in 167 countries and counting.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Newton Excited To Defend Light Heavyweight Belt
Bellator MMA will return to the state of Michigan for Bellator 124 from the Compuware Arena just outside of Detroit on Friday, September 12 live on Spike TV. The event will be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight as reigning Bellator Champion Emanuel Newton will defend his belt against Joey Beltran.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Bellator 122 Weigh-In Results
The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Cabaret Theater inside Pechanga Resort & Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s July 25 event, which will showcase the Bellator middleweight and welterweight yournament finals. Bellator MMA will take place from Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, July 25 with the first fight taking place at 4 p.m. PST and streaming live on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 6 p.m. PST on Spike TV.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
“The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned” Cast Announced
For the first time in history, the new season of "The Ultimate Fighter" will feature an all-female cast and will have a UFC championship title on the line. The storied reality series will feature a women’s 115-pound tournament to determine the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion. "The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned" kicks off with a two-hour premiere Wednesday, September 10, at 10 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.
Monday, June 30, 2014
UFC And Fox Sports Terminate Broadcasting Agreements With Chael Sonnen
The UFC and Fox Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agree- ments with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in light of Sonnen failing a second test conducted by the Nevada Athletic Commission for banned sub- stances in June. Sonnen was previously under temporary suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission for failing an initial test conducted in May.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Parisyan vs. Baroni Added To Bellator 122 Main Card
It’s a night of Bellator tournament action as Bellator MMA returns to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino to host the Bellator season 10 middleweight tournament final as Brett Cooper faces Brandon Halsey, while Russian striker Andrey Koreshkov battles rising star Adam McDonough in a Bellator welterweight tournament finals showdown.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
NBC Extends Partnership With World Series Of Fighting
NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion's events through 2017, it was announced today. The multi-year renewal extends the partnership, which began with World Series of Fighting’s debut in November 2012, and includes multi-platform rights to the organization’s events.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Ben Askren Completes Five-Country Tour Before One FC Debut
Ben Askren has been making huge waves in Asia since signing with Asia’s largest MMA organization, One Fighting Championship. Askren continued to make headlines this week as he embarked on a five-country media tour to meet with the top media from the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia and Singapore.