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

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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 of Pat Curran and Patricio ... Read More »

Bellator MMA To Replay Inaugral PPV On Spike TV

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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 co-feature, Will Brooks upset Michael ... Read More »

Bellator MMA Conference Call Announcing Scott Coker As Company President

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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 format stay around, possibly signing ... Read More »

Scott Coker Named The New President Of Bellator MMA

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Viacom announced in a press release that Strikeforce founder Scott Coker is the new President of Bellator MMA, beginning immediately. Earlier today, it was announced that founder and CEO, Bjorn Rebney and President Tim Danaher were no longer with the company. Coker will oversee the day to day management of the company and will report to Spike TV President, Kevin ... Read More »

Bjorn Rebney Out As Bellator CEO

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Spike TV announced that Bjorn Rebney is out at Bellator as their CEO effective immediately along with Tim Danaher, who was the COO and President of the company. No reason was given as to why Rebney was ousted from the company. Rebney released a statement implying that a difference in “right strategic direction for Bellator” was a reason for the ... Read More »

Silva vs Sonnen Off, Brown vs Lawler On and Bellator News

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Brian and Steve talk some MMA including the Silva vs Sonnen fight not happening and what happened, Sonnen now scheduled to face Vitor Belfort and the hurdle for that fight, Matt Brown taking on Robbie Lawler for UFC on Fox, the two UFC shows coming up on Saturday, numbers for the first ever Bellator pay-per-view, what matches they could do ... Read More »

Meet The Guy Who Makes Championship Belts for WWE

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CNN Money posted a video over the weekend interviewing the guy who makes the championship belts for WWE. You can watch the interview in its entirety below. Read More »

Pat Curran Forced To Pull Out Of Bellator 121 Title Defense

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Pat Curran regained the Bellator featherweight title in March and was looking forward to the rematch with Patricio Freire. The featherweight champion is going to have to wait a little bit longer for the fight. Bellator announced late last night that Curran suffered a severe right calf strain in training and is out of Bellator 121 main event against Freire ... Read More »

Rampage Jackson Fined $10,000 For Weigh-In Scuffle

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Bellator aired its first ever pay-per-view Saturday night in Southaven, Mississippi, with Rampage Jackson in the main event facing Muhammed Lawal. Jackson won the fight by a controversial unanimous decision. The promotion had been hyping the fight as the biggest grudge match in MMA. It sure had seemed like that leading up to the fight. Both guys had a pull ... Read More »

Bellator 120 Results: Rampage Gets By King Mo In Main Event

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Heading into the Bellator 120 main event between Quinton Jackson and Muhammed Lawal, it was billed as the biggest grudge match in MMA. The opening round starts with guys charging right at each other and Lawal lands a takedown. Jackson is in closed guard. Lawal landing short rabid punches and Jackson gets up. Lawal presses Jackson against the cage looking ... Read More »

Bellator 120 Results: Brooks Upsets Chandler To Win Title

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People didn’t give Will Brooks a chance to defeat Michael Chandler tonight at Bellator 120 when Eddie Alvarez had to bow out of the fight. The first round was all Chandler as he controlled the whole opening stanza. Chandler was able to land two takedowns with Brooks not being able to do much, as Chandler was working well from the ... Read More »

Bellator 120 Results: Tito Ortiz Upsets Alexander Shlemenko

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When the fight was announced of Tito Ortiz and Alexander Shlemenko for tonight’s Bellator 120, people thought Shlemenko would win. Ortiz was in some betting circles a five to one underdog against the Bellator middleweight champion. “The People’s Champion” had a point to prove again to the world that he could be a good fighter. Ortiz got a rousing ovation ... Read More »