Category Archives: Bellator MMA

‘Bellator 166’ & ‘Bellator 167’ Weigh-Ins & Preliminary Card

‘Bellator 166’ & ‘Bellator 167’ Weigh-Ins & Preliminary Card ‘Bellator 166’ & ‘Bellator 167’ Weigh-Ins & Preliminary Card   Bellator 166 Weigh-In (2:30 pm CST): Bellator 166 Preliminary Card  (6:00 pm PST): Don’t Miss Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull – Live Friday 10/9c on Spike Bellator 167 Weigh-In (2:30 pm CST): https://www.facebook.com/BellatorMMA Bellator 167 Preliminary Card (6:00 pm PST): Watch Bellator 168: Caldwell vs. Taimanglo II – Live Saturday 10/9c on Spike...

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LIGHTWEIGHT CLASH PITTING GOITI YAMAUCHI AGAINST VALERIU MIRCEA ADDED TO “BELLATOR 168: CARVALHO VS. MANHOEF 2” IN FLORENCE

LIGHTWEIGHT CLASH PITTING GOITI YAMAUCHI AGAINST VALERIU MIRCEA ADDED TO “BELLATOR 168: CARVALHO VS. MANHOEF 2” IN FLORENCE LIGHTWEIGHT CLASH PITTING GOITI YAMAUCHI AGAINST VALERIU MIRCEA ADDED TO “BELLATOR 168: CARVALHO VS. MANHOEF 2” IN FLORENCE   ALSO: PHILIPE LINS NOW MEETS KLEBER RAIMUNDO SILVA   SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (November 30, 2016) – A lightweight bout pitting Goiti Yamauchi (20-3) against Valeriu Mircea (12-3) completes the MMA portion of “Bellator 168: Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2,” on a night which will feature both Bellator MMA and Bellator Kickboxing brands inside the Mandela Forum in Florence. In addition, due to an injury suffered by Pietro Cappelli, Philipe Lins (10-1) will now meet Kleber Raimundo Silva (12-7) in light heavyweight action on Dec. 10. The mixed martial arts portion of action on Dec. 10is headlined by a middleweight world title fight featuring a rematch between Rafael Carvalho (13-1)...

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PAIR OF INJURIES ALTER BELLATOR MMA DOUBLEHEADER THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY LIVE & FREE ON SPIKE

PAIR OF INJURIES ALTER BELLATOR MMA DOUBLEHEADER THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY LIVE & FREE ON SPIKE PAIR OF INJURIES ALTER BELLATOR MMA DOUBLEHEADER THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY LIVE & FREE ON SPIKE   SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (November 2, 2016) – Undisclosed injuries to both Emmanuel Sanchez and Patricky “Pitbull” have forced them to withdraw from their matchups at this weekend’s “Bellator 166” & “Bellator 167” respectively.   Because of Sanchez’s injury, Ray Wood (7-2) has agreed to face A.J. McKee (5-0) on a week’s notice in the co-main event of Friday’s event, which is headlined by a bantamweight world title fight rematch pitting Eduardo Dantas (18-4) against Joe Warren (14-5).   Originally the co-main event of Saturday’s card, Darrion Caldwell (9-1) versus Joe Taimanglo (23-6-1) has been promoted to the featured bout of “Bellator 167.” Pitbull’s opponent Derek Campos will be paid his show money...

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BELLATOR MMA RETURNS TO KANSAS WITH LIGHTWEIGHT CLASH FEATURING DAVID ‘THE CAVEMAN’ RICKELS AND AARON DERROW INSIDE KANSAS STAR ARENA ON JANUARY 27

BELLATOR MMA RETURNS TO KANSAS WITH LIGHTWEIGHT CLASH FEATURING DAVID ‘THE CAVEMAN’ RICKELS AND AARON DERROW INSIDE KANSAS STAR ARENA ON JANUARY 27 BELLATOR MMA RETURNS TO KANSAS WITH LIGHTWEIGHT CLASH FEATURING DAVID ‘THE CAVEMAN’ RICKELS AND AARON DERROW INSIDE KANSAS STAR ARENA ON JANUARY 27 PAIR OF UNDEFEATED PROSPECTS CHRIS HARRIS AND JORDAN YOUNG ALSO SLATED FOR MAIN CARD ACTION SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (November 28, 2016) – A lightweight bout pitting Kansas’ most popular MMA fighter David Rickels (17-4, 2 NC) against Aaron Derrow (14-8) and a middleweight bout featuring undefeated phenom Chris Harris (7-0) versus Jordan Young (5-0) are the first two fights announced for “Bellator 171” which will take place inside Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas, on January 27. “Bellator 171,” which airs live on Spike at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, is expected to have a main event announced in the coming weeks. Tickets for the event starting at just $24,...

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Joey Scanlan faces off with Andrew Kimzey (1-0) at WalkoutFC 5: “Victory” on February 11th

Joey Scanlan faces off with Andrew Kimzey (1-0) at WalkoutFC 5: “Victory” on February 11th Joey Scanlan makes his professional debut at WalkoutFC 5: “Victory” on February 11th Joey Scanlan has been on a roll on the amateur scene in the Midwest; collecting several amateur titles all over Missouri and Kansas. Scanlan has decided that his next venture to the cage will be as a professional at WalkoutFC 5: “Victory”on Saturday, February 11th. He will be facing off with Andrew Kimzey (1-0) in a match up that will be pure excitement from the opening bell. Get your tickets at WalkoutFC.com and stay tuned for more announcements!...

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Ralek Gracie Takes on Dangerous Striker Hisaki Kato at Bellator 170 in Los Angeles Jan. 21

Ralek Gracie Takes on Dangerous Striker Hisaki Kato at Bellator 170 in Los Angeles Jan. 21 RALEK GRACIE SET FOR PROMOTIONAL DEBUT AGAINST HISAKI KATO AT ‘BELLATOR 170: ORTIZ VS. SONNEN’ ON JAN. 21 FROM THE FORUM IN LOS ANGELES   TICKETS FOR THE EVENT ON SALE NOW     SANTA MONICA, CALIF (November 22, 2016) – The second main card fight announced for “Bellator 170: Ortiz vs. Sonnen” at The Forum on January 21, 2017features the Bellator MMA debut of Los Angeleno Ralek Gracie (3-0), who will meet Hisaki Kato (7-2) in a middleweight bout.   The fight joins a card that already features a contest that many mixed martial arts fans thought they’d never see, when Tito Ortiz (18-12-1) and Chael Sonnen (28-14-1) return to action. The event will be broadcast live and free on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while...

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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-20-16

Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-20-16 QUICK RESULTS: Invicta FC 20 (Kansas City Missouri) 135 lbs: Yana Kunitskaya def Tonya Evinger via armbar at 1:59 of rd 1. 115 lbs: Angela Hill def Kaline Medeiros via unanimous decision 105 lbs: Herica Tiburcio def Simona Soukupova via unanimous decision UFC Fight Night 99 (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 185 lbs: Gegard Mousasi def Uriah Hall via TKO at 4:31 of rd 1. 155 lbs: Stevie Ray def Ross Pearson via split decision. 265 lbs: Alexander Volkov def Timothy Johnson via split decision. 145 lbs: Artem Lobov def Teruto Ishihara via unanimous decision. UFC Fight Night 100 (Sao Paulo, Brazil) 205 lbs: Ryan Bader def Antonio Nogueira via TKO at 3:51 of rd 3. 135 lbs: Thomas Almeida def Albert Morales via TKO at 1:37 of rd 2. 115 lbs: Claudia Gadelha def Cortney Casey via unanimous decision. 185...

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Call Your Travel Agent – Bellator MMA Presents: FEDOR vs. MITRIONE February 18 in San Jose

Call Your Travel Agent – Bellator MMA Presents: FEDOR vs. MITRIONE February 18 in San Jose BELLATOR MMA REACHES MULTI-FIGHT DEAL WITH FEDOR EMELIANENKO   ‘THE LAST EMPEROR’ HEADLINES ‘BELLATOR 172’ ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017 AGAINST MATT MITRIONE AT SAP CENTER IN SAN JOSE   SAN JOSE, CALIF (November 19, 2016) – One of MMA’s most sought-after free agents has found himself a home as Bellator MMA has come to terms on a multi-fight deal with Fedor Emelianenko (36-4), securing the talents of the man many consider to be the greatest heavyweight fighter of all-time.   The Scott Coker-led promotion is also pleased to announce that Emelianenko will compete on American Soil for the first since 2011, when he meets Matt Mitrione(11-5) in the main event of “Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione” on Saturday, February 21 at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif....

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‘Bellator 165: Chandler vs. Henderson’ Weigh-in Results & Photos

‘Bellator 165: Chandler vs. Henderson’ Weigh-in Results & Photos STAGE IS SET FOR LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD TITLE MAIN EVENT AT ‘BELLATOR 165’ TOMORROW NIGHT LIVE ON SPIKE Complete Weigh-In Photos Here / Weigh-In Video Here SAN JOSE, CALIF. (Nov. 18, 2016) –The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 165:Chandler vs. Henderson” took place this evening in front of a crowd inside of the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. The competitors are now ready for action tomorrow at the SAP Center, with the event airing LIVE and FREE on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. The main card is highlighted by a lightweight world title fight pitting current division champion Michael Chandler (15-3) against Benson Henderson(24-6), while undefeated superstar Michael “Venom” Page (11-0) faces off with Fernando Gonzalez (25-13) in a welterweight co-main clash. In addition, a light heavyweight bout pitting Linton Vassell (16-5) against Francis Carmont (25-11) and...

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