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Stephan Bonnar Out of Retirement, Fighting in Bellator

Stephan Bonnar Out of Retirement, Fighting in Bellator

After retiring two years following a crushing at the hands of Anderson Silva, Stephan Bonnar (15-8) is coming out of retirement.  But the UFC Hall of Famer is fighting with the promotion and is instead joining Bellator where he has signed a multi-fight agreement and could also be a commentator for the company. And Bonnar

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Bellator Finally Releases Eddie Alvarez

The long winding run of Eddie Alvarez in Bellator is finally over. ESPN.com originally reported that Bellator gave its current lightweight champion his unconditional release from the organization. “We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release” stated Bellator president Scott Coker in a press release. “Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no

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Bellator MMA Brings Back Women’s MMA, Makes First Fight

In a press release to the media early Thursday, Bellator MMA announced that is bringing back women’s MMA and it will at the 145 pound featherweight division. The first two women brought in are former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Marloes Coenen and top ranked featherweight Julia Budd. They will fight each other later this year

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War Machine Has Seven Warrants Out For His Arrest For Alleged Assault On His Ex-Girlfriend

Former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine (formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver) has been issued seven arrest warrants for his alleged attack on his former girlfriend, porn star Christy Mack. Koppenhaver at this time is still looming at large according to the Las Vegas Police Department. Here are the charges against War Machine: -1 count

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Bellator In Preliminary Talks With Gina Carano

Everybody in the MMA world thought Gina Carano to the UFC was a lock. Let’s pump the brakes just a bit. MMAFighting.com is reporting that Carano and Bellator are in preliminary talks for her to return to MMA with the idea of the promotion reviving the women’s division. No deal between the parties has been

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Bellator Releases War Machine Due To Alleged Domestic Battery

Late Friday night, Bellator announced that they were releasing welterweight War Machine (real name Jon Koppenhaver). The reason of the release is due to an alleged domestic battery incident involving Koppenhaver, his girlfriend, porn star Christy Mack and another person. Bellator president Scott Coker sent out a press release confirming the release. “We have a

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Frank Shamrock Previews Gym Rescue, “Fragile” Relationship With Brother Ken Shamrock

“Gym Rescue” premieres this Sunday on Spike TV starting at 10 p.m. ET/PT featuring MMA legends Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock. Couture and Shamrock have spent 30 years building fitness empires. Now, they’re wielding their combined experience to battle hardheaded owners while saving failing gyms all across America. Shamrock joins us on the podcast to

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Bellator 123 Adds Bobby Lashley, Cheick Kongo And King Mo To Offset UFC Show On September 5

Friday, September 5th could go down as one of those landmark moments in the history of MMA. Bellator and the UFC will be airing shows the same night within 10 miles of each other in the state of Connecticut. The UFC had announced their two big matches and Bellator had only announced their main event

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Bellator MMA To Replay Inaugral PPV On Spike TV

Bellator MMA announced today they will be airing the replay of their inaugural pay-per-view on Spike TV on Friday, July 18 at 9 p.m. ET. Bellator 120 took place on May 18 at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. The main event featured Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeating Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal by controversial decision. In the

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Bellator MMA Conference Call Announcing Scott Coker As Company President

On Wednesday afternoon, it was announced that former Strikeforce founder and CEO Scott Coker is the new president of Bellator MMA replacing founder Bjorn Rebney. Late Wednesday afternoon, Coker along Spike TV president Kevin Kay held a conference call to announce Coker coming in. The call featured why Coker came to Bellator, will the tournament

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