Category Archives: Bellator MMA

IMMAF COMMENCES MERGER NEGOTIATIONS WITH WORLD MIXED MARTIAL ARTS ASSOCIATION

IMMAF COMMENCES MERGER NEGOTIATIONS WITH WORLD MIXED MARTIAL ARTS ASSOCIATION     (London. 21 November 2017)  At the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s 2017 General Assembly in Manama on 17 November, IMMAF’s membership approved the commencement of negotiations with the World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) for a proposed merger. Both organisations have applied to…
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BELLATOR MMA AND KICKBOXING RETURN TO THE NELSON MANDELA FORUM IN FLORENCE, ITALY ON SATURDAY, DEC. 9

BELLATOR MMA AND KICKBOXING RETURN TO THE NELSON MANDELA FORUM IN FLORENCE, ITALY ON SATURDAY, DEC. 9 ITALIAN ALESSIO SAKARA CHALLENGES RAFAEL CARVALHO FOR MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE AT BELLATOR 190   LOS ANGELES – Bellator returns to Florence, Italy on Saturday, December 9, when both Bellator MMA and Bellator Kickboxing, along with Oktagon, emanate from the Nelson Mandela Forum…
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Bellator to Give Away Commemorative Bobblehead Celebrating Life of Kimbo Slice on Jan. 20 in Los Angeles at Bellator 192

BELLATOR TO GIVE AWAY COMMEMORATIVE BOBBLEHEAD CELEBRATING LIFE OF KIMBO SLICE AT BELLATOR 192 ON SATURDAY, JAN. 20 IN LOS ANGELES WHAT: Limited-Edition Kimbo Slice Bobblehead Giveaway The world lost an icon in June of 2016 with the passing of Kimbo Slice. The unmistakable backyard brawler and mixed martial artist will be commemorated, along with his signature golden smile and chain, with a…
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S LORENZ LARKIN AND FERNANDO GONZALEZ MEET IN MAIN EVENT OF BELLATOR 193 AT PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO ON JAN. 26

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S LORENZ LARKIN AND FERNANDO GONZALEZ MEET IN MAIN EVENT OF BELLATOR 193 AT PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO ON JAN. 26   TICKETS FOR BELLATOR 193 GO ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 3 P.M. PST LOS ANGELES – Bellator returns to Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. for Bellator 193 on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. The card will be headlined by Riverside, California-native Lorenz Larkin (18-7, 1…
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AHEAD OF BELLATOR 188 THIS WEEK, BELLATOR FIGHTERS MEET WITH ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU IN JERUSALEM

AHEAD OF BELLATOR 188 THIS WEEK, BELLATOR FIGHTERS MEET WITH ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU IN JERUSALEM JERUSALEM – Earlier today, Bellator 188 competitors Noad Lahat (11-3) and Haim Gozali (7-4), along with Bellator heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko (36-5, 1 NC) and Bellator brand ambassador Royce Gracie, met with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu at the nation’s Parliament in Jerusalem. During the visit, Netanyahu expressed his support for…
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QUINTON ‘RAMPAGE’ JACKSON SIGNS EXCLUSIVE MULTI-FIGHT DEAL WITH BELLATOR MMA

QUINTON ‘RAMPAGE’ JACKSON SIGNS EXCLUSIVE MULTI-FIGHT DEAL WITH BELLATOR MMA   LOS ANGELES – Bellator is pleased to announce that it has reached a multi-fight deal with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (37-12), exclusively securing the talents of one of the most well-known and fan-favorite competitors in MMA history. This multi-fight deal was the result of a lengthy negotiation with Jackson’s…
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MONSTER ENERGY BELLATOR MMA FIGHT SERIES SET FOR FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND AT HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY PRIOR TO NASCAR SEASON FINALE SUNDAY, NOV. 19

MONSTER ENERGY BELLATOR MMA FIGHT SERIES SET FOR FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND AT HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY PRIOR TO NASCAR SEASON FINALE SUNDAY, NOV. 19   Also, Appearances by Fan-Favorite and Monster Energy Athlete ‘Rampage’ Jackson and MMA Legend Dan Henderson     LOS ANGELES – The Monster Energy Bellator MMA Fight Series closes its 2017 season with a fourth and final stop…
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Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell Results & Photos

Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell Results & Photos   Ryan Bader (24-5) defeated Linton Vassell (18-6, 1 NC) via TKO (punches) at 3:58 of round two   Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hx0r62nfbc8y2ql/AABxoV96f8xO-PA6cKykGLCxa?dl=0   Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7-0) defeated Emily Ducote (6-3) via verbal submission (arm bar) at 3:42 of round five   Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/s7b7l5wfa27nvi8/AAA4YdcUjaoAJcMGyzNCb8jba?dl=0   Phil Davis (18-4, 1 NC) defeated Leo Leite (10-1) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)   Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/76ipvbxw3r1v660/AABQ-Tg_EQpxsW0F7FiGsoT1a?dl=0   Ed…
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Bellator 186 Weigh Ins & Prelims

https://youtu.be/FR1kAkxTi-w Below is the embed for our preliminary card, which begins Friday at 6:30 pm ET: Don’t Miss Bellator MMA: Bader vs. Vassell - Live Tonight 9/8c, only on Spike
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BELLATOR LAUNCHES GLOBAL NEXT GENERATION MOBILE APP

BELLATOR LAUNCHES GLOBAL NEXT GENERATION MOBILE APP     THE COMPREHENSIVE DESTINATION FOR ALL THINGS BELLATOR NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD   LOS ANGELES – Fans can now take Bellator with them wherever they go with the launch of a next generation mobile app that makes keeping up with all things Bellator as simple as the touch of…
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Bellator 185 Prelims begin at 6:30 ET (TUNE IN ON MMAMADHOUSE)

Complete Bellator 185: Mousasi vs. Shlemenko Fight Card: Middleweight Main Event: Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2) vs. Alexander Shlemenko (56-9, 1 NC) Welterweight Feature Bout: Neiman Gracie (6-0) vs. Zak Bucia (18-8) Women’s Flyweight Feature Bout: Heather Hardy (1-0) vs. Kristina Williams (Debut) Lightweight Feature Bout: Ryan Quinn (13-7) vs. Marcus Surin (4-0) Women’s Flyweight Feature Bout: Ana Julaton (2-2) vs. Lisa Blaine (1-0)…
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Limited-Edition Randy Couture Bobblehead to be Released at Bellator 186 on Nov. 3

For Immediate Release: Oct. 18, 2017 FIRST 5,000 FANS TO RECEIVE FREE LIMITED-EDITIONRANDY COUTURE BOBBLEHEAD AT BELLATOR 186 ON FRIDAY, NOV. 3 AT BRYCE JORDAN CENTER     EXCLUSIVE RANDY COUTURE MEET AND GREET TO BE HELD FORBELLATOR 186 TICKETHOLDERS ON FIGHT NIGHT   WHAT:           Limited-Edition Randy Couture Bobblehead Giveaway and Meet & Greet   Bellator MMA will be giving…
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A.J. MCKEE REPLACES INJURED JAMES GALLAGHER, FRED FREEMAN FACES ‘BABY SLICE’…

A.J. MCKEE REPLACES INJURED JAMES GALLAGHER IN BELLATOR 187 MAIN EVENT, MEETS IRELAND’S BRIAN MOORE ON FRIDAY, NOV. 10 AT 3ARENA IN DUBLIN   ALSO, SBG’S SINEAD ‘KO’ KAVANAGH AND KEVIN ‘BABY SLICE’ FERGUSON JR. BOTH SET TO COMPETE ON THE CARD  JEREMIAH LABIANO NOW TAKES ON ISRAEL’S NOAD LAHAT IN BELLATOR’S RETURN TO TEL AVIV AT BELLATOR 188  LOS…
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MONSTER ENERGY BELLATOR MMA FIGHT SERIES VISITS TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY UNDER THE LIGHTS ON NASCAR RACE WEEKEND FRIDAY, OCT. 13

MONSTER ENERGY BELLATOR MMA FIGHT SERIES VISITS TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY UNDER THE LIGHTS ON NASCAR RACE WEEKEND FRIDAY, OCT. 13   Also, Appearances by Former Bellator Champ and Monster Energy Athlete Michael Chandler and Heavyweight Fan-Favorite Roy Nelson     LOS ANGELES – The Monster Energy Bellator MMA Fight Series heads to the legendary Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala. for its third…
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LIMITED-EDITION ROYCE GRACIE BOBBLEHEAD TO BE GIVEN AWAY AT BELLATOR 185 ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

For Immediate Release: Oct. 4, 2017   LIMITED-EDITION ROYCE GRACIE BOBBLEHEAD TO BE GIVEN AWAY AT BELLATOR 185 ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA EXCLUSIVE ROYCE GRACIE MEET AND GREET TO BE HELD FORBELLATOR 185 TICKETHOLDERS AT MOHEGAN SUN CONCOURSE   WHAT:           Limited-Edition Royce Gracie Bobblehead Giveaway and Meet & Greet   Bellator MMA will be giving away…
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Tickets For Bellator’s Return to Los Angeles On Sale This Friday

For Immediate Release: September 26, 2017 CHAMP DOUGLAS LIMA SET FOR BELLATOR WELTERWEIGHT TITLE DEFENSE AGAINST RORY MACDONALD AT THE FORUM IN LOS ANGELES ON JAN. 20 TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY LOS ANGELES – One year removed from its previous event at the world-famous Forum, Bellator returns to Los Angeles to kick off its 2018 schedule with…
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Bellator 183: Henderson vs. Pitbull Results

Bellator 183 Results Team Madhouse will have Jason Gemmer cage side for the action Benson Henderson vs. Patricky Freire - Patricky Pitbull beats Benson Henderson split decision Patricky "Pitbull" defeated Benson Henderson via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Quote: "I want the champion. I want Brent Primus. Tonight I took down another former champion and I want my shot…
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Flying cage? Bellator brings flying cage to San Jose for Bellator 183 & Bellator Kickboxing 7

Bellator’s Flying Cage™ set to make inaugural U.S. appearance at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 23 during Bellator 183: Henderson vs. Pitbull and Bellator Kickboxing 7: Ross vs. Lomurno. A must-see spectacle, the steel structure is suspended from above and lowered to the platform beneath allowing the Bellator Kickboxing ring to completely transform into the Bellator MMA…
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BELLATOR MMA TO GIVE AWAY FREE LIMITED EDITION FEDOR EMELIANENKO BOBBLEHEAD AT BELLATOR 183 ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 IN SAN JOSE

For Immediate Release: September 6, 2017 BELLATOR MMA TO GIVE AWAY FREE LIMITED EDITION FEDOR EMELIANENKO BOBBLEHEAD AT BELLATOR 183 ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 IN SAN JOSE ALSO, EXCLUSIVE FEDOR MEET AND GREET TO BE HELD FOR BELLATOR 183 TICKETHOLDERS AT SAP CENTER CONCOURSE WHAT:           Fedor Emelianenko Limited Edition Bobblehead Giveaway and Meet & Greet   Bellator MMA will…
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BELLATOR 182 RESULTS & PHOTOS FROM TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO IN VERONA, NEW YORK

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2017 BELLATOR 182 RESULTS & PHOTOS FROM TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO IN VERONA, NEW YORK Complete Event Photos Here Andrey Koreshkov (20-2) defeated Chidi Njokuani (17-5) via TKO (punches) at 4:08 of round one Fernando Gonzalez (27-14) defeated Brennan Ward (14-6) via submission (guillotine) at 1:02 of round three Bruna Ellen (4-1) defeated Veta Arteaga (3-1) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) A.J. McKee (9-0) defeated Blair Tugman (10-7)…
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Bellator 182 Weigh-Ins & Preliminary Card

Bellator 182 Weigh-ins on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. EST Bellator 182 Preliminary Card on Friday at 6:30 p.m. EST Don’t Miss Bellator MMA: Koreshkov vs. Njokuani -  Live Friday 9/8c, only on Spike Main Card: (Live on SPIKE – 9 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT) Welterweight Main Event: Andrey Koreshkov (19-2) vs. Chidi Njokuani (17-4) 178-Pound Catchweight Co-Main Event: Brennan Ward (14-5) vs. Fernando Gonzalez (26-14) Women’s Flyweight Feature Bout: Veta Arteaga (3-1) vs. Bruna Ellen (3-1) Featherweight Feature Bout: A.J. McKee (8-0)…
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Sunday Night Fights Live with Amanda “The Lady Killer” Bell

Sunday Night Fights Live with Amanda "The Lady Killer" Bell   #SNFL 120 with Amanda "The Lady Killer" Bell This week on #SNFL we are blessed to have Amanda "The Lady Killer" Bell. Bell is in LA and will be sitting down with the SNFL crew to talk about her Bellator debut and her next fight on the…
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SECOND EVENT IN MONSTER ENERGY BELLATOR MMA FIGHT SERIES SET FOR BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY’S NASCAR RACE WEEKEND SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

[adsenseyu1] SECOND EVENT IN MONSTER ENERGY BELLATOR MMA FIGHT SERIES SET FOR BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY’S NASCAR RACE WEEKEND SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 [adsenseyu2] For Immediate Release: August 2, 2017 SECOND EVENT IN MONSTER ENERGY BELLATOR MMA FIGHT SERIES SET FOR BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY’S NASCAR RACE WEEKEND SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 Also, Appearances by Former Bellator Champ and Monster…
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Julian Marquez earns a UFC contract with a perfectly timed headkick

[adsenseyu1] Julian Marquez earns a UFC contract with a perfectly timed headkick [adsenseyu2] Julian Marquez was a huge underdog going into his fight with Phil Hawes on WEEK 4 of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series but Marquez didn't pay attention to any of that and was not going to let betting lines get in…
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SPIKE PRESENTS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF BELLATOR’S BIGGEST EVENT EVER – BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS SILVA

[adsenseyu1] SPIKE PRESENTS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF BELLATOR’S BIGGEST EVENT EVER – BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS SILVA [adsenseyu2]   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…
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Two Main Card Bouts Added to Bellator 183 on Sept. 23 in San Jose

[adsenseyu1] Two Main Card Bouts Added to Bellator 183 on Sept. 23 in San Jose [adsenseyu2] 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…
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GEGARD MOUSASI TO DEBUT AT BELLATOR 185 AGAINST ALEXANDER SHLEMENKO ON OCTOBER 20

[adsenseyu1] GEGARD MOUSASI TO DEBUT AT BELLATOR 185 AGAINST ALEXANDER SHLEMENKO ON OCTOBER 20 [adsenseyu2] 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…
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Bellator 181 Prelim Results: Katy Collins, Amanda “The Lady Killer” Bell, and E.J. Brooks victorious

[adsenseyu1] Bellator 181 Prelim Results: Katy Collins, Amanda "The Lady Killer" Bell, and E.J. Brooks victorious [adsenseyu2] 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)…
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OFFICIAL BELLATOR 181: CAMPOS VS. GIRTZ 3 RESULTS & PHOTOS

[adsenseyu1] OFFICIAL BELLATOR 181: CAMPOS VS. GIRTZ 3 RESULTS & PHOTOS [adsenseyu2] 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…
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Dantas vs. Caldwell for Bantamweight Title Headlines Bellator 184 on October 6

[adsenseyu1] Dantas vs. Caldwell for Bantamweight Title Headlines Bellator 184 on October 6 [adsenseyu2] 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…
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Full Bellator 181 Weigh-In Results & Photos

[adsenseyu1] Full Bellator 181 Weigh-In Results & Photos [adsenseyu2] 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…
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Tomorrow’s Bellator 181 Preliminary Card

[adsenseyu1] Tomorrow's Bellator 181 Preliminary Card [adsenseyu2] Bellator 181 Weigh-ins on Thursday at 5 p.m. CST Bellator 181 Preliminary Card on Friday at 6 p.m. CST Don’t Miss Bellator MMA: Campos vs. Girtz 3 - Live Friday 9/8c, only on Spike [adsenseyu4]
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Bellator MMA Signs Gegard Mousasi

[adsenseyu1] Bellator MMA Signs Gegard Mousasi [adsenseyu2] 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…
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Walkout FC announces 8 Pro Fights for WalkoutFC 7: High Octane

  [adsenseyu1] Walkout FC announces 8 Pro Fights for WalkoutFC 7: High Octane [adsenseyu2] 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…
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Bellator 183 & Bellator Kickboxing 7 Set For Saturday, September 23 in San Jose

[adsenseyu1] Bellator 183 & Bellator Kickboxing 7 Set For Saturday, September 23 in San Jose [adsenseyu2] For Immediate Release: June 28, 2017 ‘SMOOTH’ BENSON HENDERSON RETURNS TO FACE PATRICKY ‘PITBULL’ AT BELLATOR 183 ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 IN SAN JOSE PLUS, THE DEBUT OF ROY ‘BIG COUNTRY’ NELSON VS. JAVY AYALA IN HEAVYWEIGHT CO-MAIN EVENT   ALSO, BELLATOR KICKBOXING 7 HEADLINED…
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Bellator NYC Fight Week Events

[adsenseyu1] Bellator NYC Fight Week Events [adsenseyu2] Bellator NYC Fight Week Events Bellator NYC Press Conference on Thursday at 11 a.m EST Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC Weigh-ins on Friday at 6 p.m. EST Bellator 180 Preliminary Card on Saturday at 6 p.m. EST Don’tMiss Bellator NYC: Saturday, 10e/7p, live and only on Pay Per…
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