Category Archives: Bellator MMA

SPIKE PRESENTS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF BELLATOR’S BIGGEST EVENT EVER – BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS SILVA

SPIKE PRESENTS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF BELLATOR’S BIGGEST EVENT EVER – BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS SILVA   For Immediate Release: July 26, 2017 SPIKE PRESENTS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF BELLATOR’S BIGGEST EVENT EVER – BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS SILVA Special Broadcast on Friday, July 28 from 9-11:30pm ET/PT   LOS ANGELES – From a wild and rare double-knockdown featuring an MMA icon, to a back-and-forth battle for the lightweight title fight, to an even more shocking upset of an MMA prodigy – Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva was certainly entertaining, exciting and often unpredictable.   For those who missed the Pay-Per-View telecast on June 24, Spike will present a special encore presentation of this memorable event onFriday, July 28 from 9-11:30 p.m. ET/PT.   Emanating from Madison Square Garden in in the heart of New York, Bellator’s biggest fight card featured a double main event between fierce rivals Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, while Matt Mitrione stood toe-to-toe with the...

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Two Main Card Bouts Added to Bellator 183 on Sept. 23 in San Jose

Two Main Card Bouts Added to Bellator 183 on Sept. 23 in San Jose For Immediate Release: July 25, 2017 EXPLOSIVE WELTERWEIGHT BOUT PITTING PAUL DALEY AGAINST LORENZ LARKIN ADDED TO BELLATOR 183 ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 IN SAN JOSE LIGHTWEIGHT MATCHUP PITTING UNDEFEATED ADAM PICCOLOTTI AGAINST GOITI YAMAUCHI ALSO ADDED TO MAIN CARD LOS ANGELES – An exciting welterweight contest between British slugger Paul Daley (39-15-2) and California’s Lorenz Larkin (18-6, 1 NC), as well as a compelling lightweight bout pitting Adam Piccolotti (9-0) against Goiti Yamauchi(21-3) have been added to Bellator 183: Henderson vs. Pitbull on Saturday, September 23 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. That evening, SAP Center in San Jose will also play host to Bellator Kickboxing 7, which features a welterweight world title main event with current champ Karim Ghajji (97-13-1) set to defend his title against Raymond Daniels (11-3). Bellator 183: Henderson vs. Pitbull will be broadcast live and free on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action...

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GEGARD MOUSASI TO DEBUT AT BELLATOR 185 AGAINST ALEXANDER SHLEMENKO ON OCTOBER 20

GEGARD MOUSASI TO DEBUT AT BELLATOR 185 AGAINST ALEXANDER SHLEMENKO ON OCTOBER 20 For Immediate Release: July 17, 2017 GEGARD MOUSASI TO DEBUT AT BELLATOR 185 AGAINST ALEXANDER SHLEMENKO ON OCTOBER 20 ‘KING MO’ MEETS LIAM MCGEARY IN LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CO-MAIN EVENT AT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA LOS ANGELES – On the heels of his recent Bellator signing, Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2) will make his promotional debut against former champAlexander Shlemenko (56-9, 1 NC) on Friday, October 20 at Bellator 185: Mousasi vs. Shlemenko, an event that takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. In addition, the co-main event of Bellator 185: Mousasi vs. Shlemenko will feature a light heavyweight contest pitting “King Mo” Lawal (21-6, 1 NC) against former titleholder Liam McGeary (12-2). Additional main and preliminary card bouts will be announcing in the coming weeks. The event will be broadcast live and free on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action will stream on Bellator.com and the Bellator...

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Bellator 181 Prelim Results: Katy Collins, Amanda “The Lady Killer” Bell, and E.J. Brooks victorious

Bellator 181 Prelim Results: Katy Collins, Amanda “The Lady Killer” Bell, and E.J. Brooks victorious Check out all the Results from the Bellator 181 Prelims Jonathan Gary (13-8-2) defeated Will Florentino (5-5)via unanimous decision (29-27 x3) Romero Cotton (1-0) defeated Aaron Rodriguez (0-1) via split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) Logan Storley (6-0) defeated Kemmyelle Haley (7-5) via TKO (elbows) at 1:44 of round one Andre Fialho (19-1) defeated A.J. Matthews (8-7) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Amanda Bell (5-4) defeated Brittney Elkin (3-4) via TKO (punches) 4:56 of round two E.J. Brooks (11-5) defeated Guilherme Bomba (9-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Rafael Lovato Jr. (6-0) defeated Mike Rhodes (10-5) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:59 of round one Justin Lawrence (10-4) defeated Treston Thomison (10-6) via TKO (doctor stoppage) 3:34 of round one Valentin Moldavsky (6-1) defeated Carl Seumanutafa (10-8) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27) Katy Collins (7-2) defeated Bruna Vargas (2-2) via unanimous decision (30-27 x3) Jordan Howard (10-3) defeated Johnny Marigo (4-1) via KO (punches) 1:26 of round one Guillermo Gomez (0-0) vs. Fernando Trevino (1-0) – Scratched...

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OFFICIAL BELLATOR 181: CAMPOS VS. GIRTZ 3 RESULTS & PHOTOS

OFFICIAL BELLATOR 181: CAMPOS VS. GIRTZ 3 RESULTS & PHOTOS For Immediate Release: July 14, 2017 OFFICIAL BELLATOR 181: CAMPOS VS. GIRTZ 3 RESULTS & PHOTOS Derek Campos (18-6) defeated Brandon Girtz (14-6) via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round two Photos Here John Salter (14-3) defeated Kendall Grove (23-17) via technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:37 of round one Photos Here Emily Ducote (6-2) defeated Jessica Middleton (2-2) via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28) Photos Here Joe Warren (15-6) defeated Steve Garcia (7-2) via unanimous decision (30-27 x3) Photos Here Preliminary Card Results: Jonathan Gary (13-8-2) defeated Will Florentino (5-5)via unanimous decision (29-27 x3) Romero Cotton (1-0) defeated Aaron Rodriguez (0-1) via split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) Logan Storley (6-0) defeated Kemmyelle Haley (7-5) via TKO (elbows) at 1:44 of round one Andre Fialho (19-1) defeated A.J. Matthews (8-7) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Amanda Bell (5-4) defeated Brittney Elkin (3-4) via TKO (punches) 4:56 of round two E.J. Brooks (11-5) defeated Guilherme Bomba (9-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Rafael Lovato Jr. (6-0) defeated Mike Rhodes (10-5) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:59 of round one Justin Lawrence (10-4) defeated Treston...

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Dantas vs. Caldwell for Bantamweight Title Headlines Bellator 184 on October 6

Dantas vs. Caldwell for Bantamweight Title Headlines Bellator 184 on October 6 For Immediate Release: July 14, 2017 BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN EDUARDO DANTAS AND DARRION CALDWELL TO HEADLINE BELLATOR 184 ON OCTOBER 6 AT WINSTAR WORLD CASINO AND RESORT PLUS, FORMER BELLATOR FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION DANIEL STRAUS MEETS EMMANUEL SANCHEZ IN CO-MAIN EVENT LOS ANGELES – Bellator returns to WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. for the third time in 2017 on Friday, October 6 for Bellator 184: Dantas vs. Caldwell. The main event of Bellator 184 will feature Bellator’s two-time bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas (20-4) defending his belt against Darrion “The Wolf” Caldwell (10-1). In addition, the co-feature pits former featherweight titleholder Daniel Straus (24-7, 1 NC) competing against Emmanuel “El Matador” Sanchez (15-3). The event will be broadcast live and free on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action will stream on Bellator.com and the Bellator Mobile App. Tickets for Bellator 184: Dantas vs. Caldwell are on sale now and can...

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Full Bellator 181 Weigh-In Results & Photos

Full Bellator 181 Weigh-In Results & Photos DEREK CAMPOS-BRANDON GIRTZ MEET FOR TRILOGY REMATCH DURING MAIN EVENT OF BELLATOR 181TOMORROW NIGHT Complete Weigh-In Photos Here THACKERVILLE, OKLA. — The official weigh-ins for Bellator 181: Campos vs. Girtz 3 took place this evening at the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, OKLA. The competitors are now ready for action tomorrow, with the event airing LIVE and FREE on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. Main Card: (Live on SPIKE – 9 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT) Catchweight Main Event: Derek Campos (155.4) vs. Brandon Girtz (157.7) Welterweight Co-Main Event: Kendall Grove (185.7) vs. John Salter (185) Women’s Flyweight Feature Bout: Emily Ducote (124.4) vs. Jessica Middleton (125.9) Bantamweight Feature Bout: Joe Warren (135.9) vs. Steve Garcia (134.5) Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com – 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT) Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Will Florentino (170.9) vs. Jonathan Gary (169.1) Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Aaron Rodriguez (184.8) vs. Romero Cotton (185.1) Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Kemmyelle Haley (170.1) vs. Logan Storley (170.3) Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Andre Fialho (169.9) vs. A.J. Matthews (169.9) Women’s Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Brittney Elkin (146) vs. Amanda Bell (144.2) Welterweight Preliminary Bout: E.J....

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Bellator MMA Signs Gegard Mousasi

Bellator MMA Signs Gegard Mousasi For Immediate Release: July 10, 2017 BELLATOR MMA SIGNS TOP-RANKED MIDDLEWEIGHT GEGARD MOUSASI TO EXCLUSIVE MULTI-FIGHT CONTRACT PROMOTIONAL DEBUT TO BE ANNOUNCED IN COMING DAYS LOS ANGELES — Bellator MMA is proud to announce the signing of perennial top contender Gegard Mousasito an exclusive, multi-fight contract.   Long-considered to be one of the elite two-division threats in MMA, Mousasi joins Bellator currently riding a five-fight win streak that includes recent knockout victories over two former world champions in Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Prior to his UFC tenure, Mousasi captured the STRIKEFORCE light heavyweight title, as well as the DREAM light heavyweight and middleweight titles in Japan. The signing sees Mousasi rejoin Bellator President Scott Coker following his successful run with STRIKEFORCE from 2009-2013. “I’m thrilled to welcome Gegard to the growing Bellator family,” said Bellator President Scott Coker. “He’s one of the most well-rounded...

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Walkout FC announces 8 Pro Fights for WalkoutFC 7: High Octane

  Walkout FC announces 8 Pro Fights for WalkoutFC 7: High Octane Walkout FC brings Professional and Amateur MMA to the Joplin Memorial Hall in Joplin, Missouri on Saturday, August 12th!!! WalkoutFC 7: High Octane features top fighters from throughout the Midwest, an amateur card that features the rising stars of the sport, and a Main Card filled with talented professional fighters from Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Florida, and Illinois. Don’t miss the action! “Like” Walkout FC on Facebook and get your tickets at WalkoutFC.com! Check out the fight card! Professional Main Card Professional Lightweight Bout  Craig Campbell (2-2) vs Chris Reed (2-3) Legacy FC Vet Craig Campbell is looking to make a statement in this fight and put on a show in front of his hometown fans. Chris Reed is on a 2 fight win streak and looking to keep that streak alive with a huge win in...

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