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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 matching rights, and we wish ...

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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 120 Results: Brooks Upsets Chandler To Win Title

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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. ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Bellator 106 Weigh-In Results

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. ...

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

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 ...

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

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. ...

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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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Bellator MMA Adds Another Title Fight For Their Inaugral PPV

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 ...

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Bellator MMA Adds King Mo vs. Emmanuel Newton Rematch To PPV Card

Bellator MMA is going all out for their first outing on PPV. The organization added another fight as they announced Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will get his rematch against Emmanuel Newton for the Bellator MMA interim light heavyweight title at Bellator 106. The California based promotion created an interim title fight due to Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Attila Vegh ...

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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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Bellator 97 Video Highlights: Chandler and Askren Continue Their Dominance

Bellator 97 took place last night at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M. The main card opened with Patricio Freire knocked out Jared Downing in the second round. Then two Summer Series tournament finals took place as Ryan Martinez won the heavyweight tournament as he defeated Vitaly Minakov by a third round TKO. King Mo came out ...

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Between The Ropes Podcast: Bellator 97 Preview

On today’s podcast we preview Bellator MMA 97 as the event takes place tonight from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The card features two title fights as Michael Chandler defends his Bellator lightweight title against David Rickels and Ben Askren defends his welterweight title against Andrey Koreshkov. Also two tournament finals take place as Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal squares off with ...

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Video: Bellator 97 Preview

Bellator MMA Bellator MMA returns tonight with the final Summer Series event as Bellator 97 takes place tonight at the Santa Ana Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the main card airs on Spike TV at 7 p.m. ET following the preliminary card on Spike.com at 6 p.m. ET. The card features two title fights as Michael Chandler defends his ...

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Michael Chandler and Bellator MMA Agree To Long Term Contract

Michael Chandler wanted to stay in Bellator MMA and Bellator MMA wanted Michael Chandler to stay in Bellator MMA. Both sides got what they wanted. Bellator MMA announced in a press release that Chandler has signed an eight fight extension to remain with the organization. Chandler had around one year left on his deal, but wanted to remain with Bellator. ...

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