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Bellator Announces Tito Ortiz And Stephan Bonnar Opposite UFC 180, Scuffle Ensues After Fight Announcement

During tonight’s Bellator 123, the promotion announced that Tito Ortiz will be facing Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 on Saturday, November 15th from the Valley View Center in San Diego, California, which is opposite of UFC 180 from Mexico City, Mexico. In a press release from Bellator, Ortiz said he hates Bonnar and is a phony. ‚ÄúThis fight is as ...

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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 co-feature, Will Brooks upset Michael ...

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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 format stay around, possibly signing ...

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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 ...

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Bellator 120 Results: Tito Ortiz Upsets Alexander Shlemenko

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Tito Ortiz Suffers A Neck Injury, Out Of Bellator Pay-Per-View Main Event Against Rampage Jackson

According to MMAFighting.com, Tito Ortiz has suffered a neck injury and is out of his main event fight against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson next Saturday. The report states that Ortiz suffered the neck injury in training. As of this current time, Bellator is looking for a replacement to face Jackson and it is unknown if Jackson will still be on the ...

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Joe Warren Not Allowed To Compete in Co-Feature Of Bellator 98

It was announced a short time ago by Bellator MMA that former featherweight champion Joe Warren wasn’t medically cleared to fight at Bellator 98 tomorrow night. The Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation deemed Warren unable to compete. Warren’s condition wasn’t revealed to us at this time. The former champion was scheduled to fight Nick Kirk tomorrow night at Bellator ...

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Bellator News: Attila Vegh Says Bellator MMA Is Lying About His Injury To Setup King Mo/Emmaunel Newton Fight

Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Attila Vegh was scheduled to defend his title against Emmanuel Newton later this year. The organization released a press release on August 15th stating that Vegh had suffered a shoulder injury and Newton would be facing Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal at Bellator’s first pay-per-view for the interim light heavyweight championship. No one really thought too ...

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UFC News: Jessica Eye Talks Leaving Bellator And Signing With The UFC

On today’s podcast, Steve talks to top-ranked women’s fighter, UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Jessica Eye. “Evil” discusses what led to her no longer being with Bellator MMA, what organizations talked to her right after her release from Bellator and what led Eye to signing with the UFC. Eye also tells Steve if Sarah Kaufman is the next opponent, how soon ...

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Eddie Alvarez Resigns With Bellator, Faces Michael Chander At Bellator PPV

The contract squabble with Eddie Alvarez and Bellator MMA is finally over. Alvarez and Bellator MMA have agreed to a new contract and Alvarez will get a chance to avenge his only loss in the organization, as he will face lightweight champion Michael Chandler in the co-main event of Bellator MMA’s first PPV at Bellator 106 on November 2. Alvarez ...

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