Category Archives: Bellator Kickboxing

Second Title Fight Added to Bellator Kickboxing 7 on Sept. 23 in San Jose

Second Title Fight Added to Bellator Kickboxing 7 on Sept. 23 in San Jose For Immediate Release: August 3, 2017 INAUGURAL FEATHERWEIGHT KICKBOXING TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN KEVIN ROSS AND DOMENICO LOMURNO ADDED TO BELLATOR KICKBOXING 7 IN SAN JOSE ON SEPT. 23 LOS ANGELES – On Saturday, September 23, the SAP Center at San Jose will host Bellator Kickboxing 7 with two world titles on the line, as current champ Karim Ghajji (97-13-1) defends his welterweight world title against Raymond Daniels (11-3) in the main event andKevin Ross (44-11) takes on Domenico Lomurno (22-8) in a bout for the inaugural Bellator Kickboxing featherweight world title. Tickets for the event are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and the SAP Center at San Jose box office. In addition, Bellator 183: Henderson vs. Pitbull takes place the same evening and features multiple exciting MMA bouts, including the Bellator debut of heavyweight Roy Nelson.Bellator Kickboxing 7: Ghajji vs. Daniels will air on SPIKE immediately following Bellator 184: Dantas...

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ROCK ICON DAVE NAVARRO TO PERFORM NATIONAL ANTHEM FOR BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS SILVA

ROCK ICON DAVE NAVARRO TO PERFORM NATIONAL ANTHEM FOR BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS SILVA   World-renowned musician, artist and filmmaker Dave Navarro will perform the national anthem prior to the main event for Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, June 24. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva, the biggest event in Bellator history, features the long-awaited bout between two of the most popular fighters in mixed martial arts history, as Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) and Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC) finally square off in an impending grudge match. This blockbuster event includes a heavyweight bought between MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and hard-hitting Matt Mitrione, along with two championship bouts, including Douglas Lima (28-6) defending his 170-pound strap against Lorenz Larkin (18-5, 1 NC) and current lightweight champion Michael Chandler (16-3) putting his world title on the line against the undefeated Brent Primus (7-0). Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva airs LIVE on pay-per-view beginning at 10pm ET/7pm...

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FIRST OF TWO BELLATOR NYC CONFERENCE CALLS SET FOR TOMORROW, JUNE 13WITH HEADLINERS CHAEL SONNEN AND WANDERLEI SILVA

FIRST OF TWO BELLATOR NYC CONFERENCE CALLS SET FOR TOMORROW, JUNE 13WITH HEADLINERS CHAEL SONNEN AND WANDERLEI SILVA PLUS, WELTERWEIGHT CHAMP DOUGLAS LIMA AND TITLE CHALLENGER LORENZ LARKIN What: Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva Media Conference Call When: Tuesday, June 13 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET   Dial-in:          U.S. Toll Free: 800-875-3456 Canadian Toll Free: 800-648-0973 International Toll: 302-607-2001 Verbal Passcode: Bellator NYC Who: Bellator MMA President Scott Coker Bellator NYC headliner Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) Bellator NYCheadliner Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC) Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima (28-6) Bellator welterweight title challenger Lorenz Larkin (18-5, 1 NC) Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva Card (Pay-Per-View): Light Heavyweight Main Event: Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) vs. Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC) Heavyweight Main Event: Fedor Emelianenko (36-4, 1 NC) vs. Matt Mitrione (11-5) Welterweight World Title Bout: Douglas Lima (28-6) vs. Lorenz Larkin (18-5,...

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Complete Bellator Kickboxing 6 Results, Quotes, Photos & Scorecards

Complete Bellator Kickboxing 6 Results, Quotes, Photos & Scorecards For Immediate Release: April 14, 2017 KARIM GHAJJI RECLAIMS WELTERWEIGHT BELLATOR KICKBOXING WORLD TITLE JORINA BAARS, RAYMOND DANIELS & JOE SCHILLING ALSO EMERGE VICTORIOUS ADDITIONAL PHOTOS – CREDIT BELLATOR/LUCAS NOONAN   BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – Official Bellator Kickboxing 6 Main Card Results & Quotes: Karim Ghajji (98-13-1) defeated Zoltan Laszak (11-3) via split decision (50-45, 48-47, 46-49) Karim Ghajji Quote: “We prepared really hard for this fight. Everything that we set out to accomplish, we did. I know I could do even better, but you know in fights it doesn’t go exactly the way you want every time. In the first round when I slipped, I hurt my knee and it was extremely painful but I knew I had to dig down and do more and more to win this belt, which means everything to me,” Ghajji said. “This is the most...

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Official Bellator 177 & Bellator Kickboxing 6 Weigh-In Results & Photos

Official Bellator 177 & Bellator Kickboxing 6 Weigh-In Results & Photos PHOTOS & RESULTS FROM TODAY’S BELLATOR 177 & BELLATOR KICKBOXING 6 WEIGH-INS SPIKE TV TO AIR FOUR ACTION-PACKED HOURS OF COMBAT SPORTS BEGINNING AT 9 P.M. ET TOMORROW, FRIDAY, APRIL 14   ADDITIONAL PHOTOS – CREDIT BELLATOR/LUCAS NOONAN   BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – Combatants from Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Higo and Bellator Kickboxing 6 have cleared the final hurdle in Budapest this morning after taking to the scales. Tomorrow night, both events will emanate from the Budapest Sports Arena in Hungary. Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas was set to defend his Bellator bantamweight belt against former LFA champ Leandro Higo, however Higo was unable to hit his mark of 135 lbs., and as a result, the five-round title fight has been changed to a three-round non-title fight. Additionally, Bellator kickboxing welterweight titleholder Zoltan Laszak takes on Karim...

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Bellator 177 and Bellator Kickboxing 5 Press Conference Quotes, Photos and Updated Fight Cards

Bellator 177 and Bellator Kickboxing 5 Press Conference Quotes, Photos and Updated Fight Cards PHOTOS & QUOTES FROM TODAY’S BELLATOR 177 & BELLATOR KICKBOXING 6 PRESS CONFERENCE EVENT SET TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY, APRIL 14 IN BUDAPEST   ADDITIONAL FIGHTER PHOTOS – CREDIT BELLATOR/LUCAS NOONAN   BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – Several fighters from both Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Higo and Bellator Kickboxing 6 gathered in Budapest this morning to speak with the media about their upcoming fights this Friday night inside the Budapest Sports Arena. Two titles will be on the line, as Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas defends his Bellator bantamweight belt against former LFA champ Leandro Higo, while Bellator kickboxing welterweight titleholder Zoltan Laszak takes on Karim Ghajji in a championship rematch. Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Higo will be broadcast Friday, April 14 on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while Bellator Kickboxing 6 will...

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Official Bellator Kickboxing 5 Recap: Results, Quotes, Photos, & Scorecards

Official Bellator Kickboxing 5 Recap: Results, Quotes, Photos, & Scorecards   PETROSYAN, KIELHOLTZ, HAIDA, & BOLANOS EMERGE VICTORIOUS FROM BELLATOR KICKBOXING 5 IN TORINO Giorgio Petrosyan (84-2-2, 1 NC) defeated Amansio Paraschiv (23-5-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 29-27, 30-26) Giorgio Petrosyan Quote: “I’ve spent a lot of time studying this opponent and I felt like I knew his fighting style well so I was able to put together a solid game plan and execute it successfully,” Petrosyan said. “Now I’m looking forward to getting some rest, and we will let Scott Coker and Carlo DiBlasi decide what is next for me.” Petrosyan vs. Paraschiv Photos Denise Kielholtz (46-3) defeated Martine Michieletto (18-11-3) via Unanimous Decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46) Denise Kielholtz Quote: “It was a good night for me with the win, but it was tough fight. She’s a taller southpaw fighter and she really brought it. All rounds...

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PHOTOS AND RESULTS FROM TODAY’S BELLATOR 176 AND BELLATOR KICKBOXING 5 WEIGH-INS

PHOTOS AND RESULTS FROM TODAY’S BELLATOR 176 AND BELLATOR KICKBOXING 5 WEIGH-INS PHOTOS AND RESULTS FROM TODAY’S BELLATOR 176 AND BELLATOR KICKBOXING 5 WEIGH-INS   SPIKE TV TO AIR FOUR ACTION-PACKED HOURS OF COMBAT SPORTS STARTING AT 3 P.M. ET/PT TOMORROW,SATURDAY, APRIL 8   ADDITIONAL PHOTOS – CREDIT BELLATOR/LUCAS NOONAN   Updated Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2 Main Card: Middleweight World Title Bout: Rafael Carvalho (184.4 lbs.) vs. Melvin Manhoef (184.5 lbs.) Women’s Catchweight Fight: Anastasia Yankova (133 lbs.) vs. Elina Kallionidou (131 lbs.) Lightweight Feature Fight: Djamil Chan (157 lbs.) vs. Valeriu Mircea (153.5 lbs.) Lightweight Feature Fight: Samba Coulibaly (155.25 lbs.) vs. Mihail Nica (153.5 lbs.)   Updated Bellator Kickboxing 5 Main Card: Lightweight Feature Fight: Giorgio Petrosyan (153.34 lbs.) vs. Amansio Paraschiv (153.78 lbs.) Women’s Flyweight World Title Bout: Denise Kielholtz (123.2 lbs.) vs. Martine Michieletto (123.86 lbs.) Catchweight Feature Fight:...

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Updated Fight Cards and Photos From Today’s Bellator 176 and Bellator Kickboxing 5 Press Conference

Updated Fight Cards and Photos From Today’s Bellator 176 and Bellator Kickboxing 5 Press Conference PHOTOS FROM TODAY’S BELLATOR 176 AND BELLATOR KICKBOXING 5 PRESS CONFERENCE   EVENT SET TO TAKE PLACE SATURDAY IN TORINO, ITALY   ADDITIONAL PHOTOS – CREDIT BELLATOR/LUCAS NOONAN   TORINO, ITALY – Fighters from both Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2 and Bellator Kickboxing 5 converged on the historic Comune di Torino for the official press conference for the events taking place at the Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy. In addition to the fighters, Bellator President Scott Coker, along with Okatagon President Carlo DiBlasi and Torino Minister of Sport Roberto Finardi, all spoke about Saturday nights anticipated card. Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2 airs this Saturday, April 8 on Spike at 3 p.m. ET and will be immediately followed by Bellator Kickboxing 5, which airs at 5 p.m. ET....

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MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE ON THE LINE WHEN RAFAEL CARVALHO REMATCHES MELVIN MANHOEF AT BELLATOR 176 IN TORINO, ITALY ON APRIL 8

MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE ON THE LINE WHEN RAFAEL CARVALHO REMATCHES MELVIN MANHOEF AT BELLATOR 176 IN TORINO, ITALY ON APRIL 8 MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE ON THE LINE WHEN RAFAEL CARVALHO REMATCHES MELVIN MANHOEF AT BELLATOR 176 IN TORINO, ITALY ON APRIL 8 HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2017) – A middleweight championship fight pitting Rafael Carvalho (13-1) against Melvin Manhoef (30-13-1, 2 NC) will serve as the main event of Bellator 176, which takes place inside Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy on Saturday, April 8. In addition, Bellator Kickboxing 5 will immediately follow the mixed martial arts action with some highly-anticipated matchups of its own. Bellator’s Women’s Flyweight World Champion Denise Kielholtz (46-3) is set to defend her belt for the first time against ISKA and WKU World ChampionMartine Michieletto (34-12-5). In lightweight action, “The Doctor” Giorgio Petrosyan (83-2-2, 1NC) will prepare for Romanian veteran Amansio...

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