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Jimmy Smith Previews Bellator 120, People’s Hatred For Bellator

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Bellator makes their debut on pay-per-view this Saturday from the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, right outside of Memphis. The main event of the show is the light heavyweight tournament final featuring the grudge match between Quinton Jackson vs Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal. The co-feature has Michael Chandler vs Will Brooks for the Bellator interim lightweight title and the card ... Read More »

MMA Bill Passes In New York Once Again In Senate, Awaits House Vote

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MMA once again is one step away from being legalized in New York. In a vote today in New York state, the Senate passed a bill to regulate MMA by an overwhelming 44-16 vote. Several senators argued to end the ban and regulate the sport in the only state that still doesn’t have the sport regulated. “Every other state is ... Read More »

Eddie Alvarez Apologizes For Calling Interim Title, “Sh***y Belt”

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On Saturday, Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez had to bow out of his fight at Bellator 120 this Saturday against Michael Chandler. Alvarez suffered a concussion in training and the company announced on a conference call later that day, Chandler would stay on the card and fight Will Brooks in an interim title fight and the winner would fight Alvarez. ... Read More »

Eddie Alvarez Gets Concussion In Training, Out Of Bellator 120 Main Event

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It seems like Bellator cannot catch a break when it comes to pay-per-view. Sherdog.com first reported the news that Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is out of his pay-per-view main event trilogy fight against Michael Chandler at Bellator 120 next Saturday. MMAFighting.com is reporting that Alvarez suffered a concussion in training. Bellator hasn’t released a statement at this time of ... Read More »

Rampage Jackson Comes to Life in Comic Book

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When you’ve been fighting for as long as Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has, getting ready for a fight isn’t that exciting. You have to go through the grind of the training camp and getting psyched up for whoever your opponent is.  It’s something you do over and over again and Jackson has been in the fight game now for 15 years. ... Read More »

Tito Ortiz Gets No Jail Time In DUI Case

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In January of this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Ortiz crashed his 2012 Porsche Panamera into a median on Los Angeles’ I-405 highway. Ortiz had two passengers in the vehicle at the time and no one was injured. The vehicle suffered minor damage. Ortiz was taken to jail booked on $15,000 ... Read More »

Cheick Kongo Says “Experience In Bellator Is Way Better” Than When He Was In The UFC

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Bellator 115 takes place tonight from the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada. The main event features Bellator heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov defending his title for the first time against Cheick Kongo. On today’s podcast we talk to Kongo. We discuss the keys to the fight with Minakov, why his experience in Bellator is better than when he was in ... Read More »

Nevada State Athletic Commission Bans Testosterone Replacement Therapy For All Fighters

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A few moments ago, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to ban therapeutic use exemptions for (TRT) testosterone replacement therapy effective immediately. If any athlete has a TUE, no state commission will recognize it. Any fighter who competes in MMA, boxing and kickboxing will not be allowed to apply for an exemption going forward. Some of the notables who ... Read More »

Gilbert Melendez Agrees To A Deal With Bellator; UFC Can Match The Offer

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UFC President Dana White stated earlier in the week on “UFC Tonight” that he was done with the negotiations involving Gilbert Melendez. White said that if Melendez wants a deal done to stay in the UFC, call UFC CEO Lorenzo Fetitta and if the situation didn’t improve, Melendez better start looking for a new fight promotion. Melendez took that advice ... Read More »

Rampage Jackson Says Pro Wrestling Isn’t Fake, It’s Entertainment

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The last time we saw Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the cage, he had made his Bellator debut and scored a first round knockout over Joey Beltran in November. The former UFC light heavyweight champion returns to the cage at the end of the month as he is competing in the Bellator light heavyweight tournament and will face Christian M’Pumbu in ... Read More »

UFC, Bellator And Boxing Join Together For Cleveland Clinic for Fighters Brain Health Study (Video)

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Who would have ever thought that we would ever see fighters and executives from MMA and boxing in the same room? We got that today as we seen the personalities took part today in the Support Professional Fighters Study at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center For Brain Health that took place in Washington D.C. The notables that attended were UFC ... Read More »

Rampage Jackson To Participate In Bellator Tournament Starting Febraury 28

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In 2013 former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson left the company after his contract and agreed to a contract with Bellator during the summer. Jackson was supposed to face former UFC star Tito Ortiz to headline Bellator’s first pay-per-view, but Ortiz suffered a neck injury that postponed the fight. Jackson went onto debut two weeks later and knocked ... Read More »