Eddie Alvarez had 'emergency' talks with Scott Coker that forced him to cancel an Asian tour, with his contract situation likely to be a main talking point with Bellator.
Members of the Blackzillians such as Tyrone Spong are currently on a seminar tour in Asia, and one of the main draws for that trip was supposed to be Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez, until he decided to pull out on the last minute. According to a report from MMA-in-Asia, the reason behind the cancellation was brought o more
Can Nunes follow in the path of Bibiano Fernandes?
Rafael Nunes won a belt in his last fight and he could be in line for another title shot if he can overcome Koji Ando in a battle between two lightweight champions at ONE FC: "War of Dragons."
The Brazilian is undefeated, boasting a perfect professional record of 10-0, and is on a streak of nine successive stoppage wins, but he has been handed a tough debut against the Legend FC lightweight champion.
Ando won that title in his most recent fight more
Former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker revealed some of Bellator’s upcoming plans in an open letter to fans. Bellator MMA's new President Scott Coker wrote an open letter to fans of the promotion addressing some topics of recent discussion, including his early plans and what can also be expected in the future.
Coker made it clear that his "first order of business" is to make some adjustments to the current roster, and emphasized the company's intent to focus on excitement. This was made evidently cl more
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Michael Bisping and Cung Le traded barbs during a UFC press conference held in Hong Kong.
Middleweights Michael Bisping and Cung Le were in Hong Kong today for a press conference to promote their headlining bout at UFC: Macau, and following the customary face offs and pleasantries, it didn't take long before they traded barbs. Our friends from MMA-in-Asia.com spoke to both men about their impending clash.
Le has been balancing his movie and fighting careers, but now that he's booked to compete a more
Move over Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar, your reality show brethren could be close to joining you.
If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has his way (and he usually does), combat sports reality show veteran Jason Thacker could soon become a UFC hall of famer.
Wait ... who?
"Strange Brew" has a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) record of 0-1, thanks to a technical knockout loss to Chris Leben in the 2005 finale of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 1. It's kind of surprisi more
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The jungles of Brazil are home to no-holds-barred combat, but America knows nothing of it aside from what they see outside the bar on a Saturday night.
And Scott Coker just founded Strikeforce.
It's a kickboxing promotion, a modest West Coast thrill for martial arts fans to be run by Coker, an experienced more
Scott Coker already enjoyed great success while running Strikeforce, now the promoter has a new task ahead of him—transforming Bellator into a credible No. 2 promotion.
While it’s true the promotion has been thought of as a second-tier promotion, it was more or less handed that title by default with Strikeforce closing up shop. Bellator has struggled to find an identity for itself outside of hosting tournaments, and it has come under fire through MMA media and fans on numerous occasions.
The pro more
Shit just got real ... cordial.
Former Strikeforce 185-pound champion Cung Le will finally return to the Octagon, headlining the upcoming UFC Fight Night 48 event opposite Michael Bisping inside the Cotai Arena in Macau, China, on Aug. 23, 2014, live on (you guessed it) Fight Pass.
More on that fight here.
The middleweights came face-to-face on Sunday night (June 22, 2014) during a pre-fight press tour, but don't let the hard looks fool you, these two have been chumming it up since the moment th more