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Bellator Finally Releases Eddie Alvarez

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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 matching rights, and we wish ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Bellator 106 Sets A Ratings Record, Will Re-Air Chandler vs Alvarez II Friday Night

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When Tito Ortiz had to pull out of his main event fight against “Rampage” Jackson, Bellator decided to move the Bellator 106 to Spike TV. The question was, could it deliver with its headlining fight gone? The answer was a resounding yes. It was announced per a press release from Spike TV that Bellator 106: Eddie Alvarez versus Michael Chandler ... Read More »

Bellator 106 Medical Suspensions: Eddie Alvarez And Michael Chandler Each Suspended For 60 Days

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Bellator 106 took place on Saturday night in Long Beach, California with Eddie Alvarez defeating Michael Chandler in the rematch to regain the Bellator lightweight title in the main event. BetweenTheRopes.com requested and was able to receive the post-fight medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission. Alvarez after briefly attending the post-fight press conference went to the hospital, complaining ... Read More »

Bellator 106 Weigh-In Results

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Bellator 106 takes place tonight from the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California. The main event will feature the rematch between Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler defending against Eddie Alvarez. The co-feature will Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in rematch against Emmaunel Newton for the interim Bellator light heavyweight title. Weigh-ins took place last night and here are the results. ... Read More »

Watch Bellator 106 Weigh-Ins On BetweenTheRopes.com At 8 PM ET

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Bellator 106 takes place tomorrow night from the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California. The main event features the rematch between Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez for the Bellator lightweight title. The co-feature is another rematch between Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal battling Emmanuel Newton for the interim Bellator light heavyweight title. Before the fights take place, the fighters have ... Read More »

Tito Ortiz Has A Fractured Neck, Bellator 106 Will Now Be on Spike TV

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It has been confirmed by Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney that Tito Ortiz has suffered a fractured neck and will be out of his Bellator 106 fight next Saturday with Quinton Jackson. Rebney then said the card will switch from pay-per-view to a three hour event on Spike TV and the people who had already ordered the event will get reimbursed. ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Bellator MMA Adds Another Title Fight For Their Inaugral PPV

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Bellator MMA is really making a splash as the organization gets ready to make their PPV debut. The organization announced today that Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat Curran will look to make his third straight title defense as he faces off with Daniel Straus for a second time at Bellator 106 on November 2. Curran has fought two times already ... Read More »