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
And not a single fighter from Team Penn will be represented.
With its most recent season now in the books (recap here), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has finalized its upcoming fight card for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale on July 6, 2014, inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on FOX Sports 1.
Competing for the six-figure contract in the middleweight division is Eddie Gordon (6-1), representing Team Edgar, facing off against fellow "Answer" man Dhiego Lima (9-1 more
Back in the win column, The Huntington Beach Bad Boy wants more.
Tito Ortiz submitted Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko in a light heavyweight bout in May, and he’s targeting a return to the cage in November, according to his muay thai coach Rafael Cordeiro.
"He did an excellent fight against Shlemenko," Cordeiro told MMAFighting.com. "He will fight again in November. We don’t know the opponent yet, but he’s already training."
The former UFC light heavyweight champion snapped a more
A press conference announcing the full card is expected later this month.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Thiago Silva has finally found an opponent for his return to mixed martial arts (MMA), taking on Mike Hayes at the Fight Time 20 event on Aug. 29, 2014, inside War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
MMA Fighting brought word of the pending battle earlier today.
Silva (16-3, 2 NC) hasn't seen action since huffing and puffing his way past M more
Did you complete the two-step?
It started at 2:30 a.m. Eastern Saturday morning and didn't end until the wee hours of Sunday morning. It spanned 7,200 miles, from the subtropical climes of Auckland, New Zealand to the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas.
It wasn't the first time the UFC staged two cards in a day, and it won't be the last. The MMA viewing market will ultimately determine whether this experiment has legs. In the meantime, let's watch some freakin' fights, huh?
Or at least read about t 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
With the tournament format -- and former head honcho Bjorn Rebney -- scrapped, Scott Coker is eager to bring Bellator to "new heights."
While no one can deny that Bellator was already an established mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, its "seasonal" tournament-style events weren't always "must-see" television.
That's all about to change, now that Scott Coker is seated at the head of the table.
Coker -- the recently-appointed president of Bellator MMA -- says his main goal as the new man in charg more
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Bellator MMA introduced Scott Coker, Strikeforce’s founder and former CEO, as its new president this past week. The fight promotion’s new head executive today issued a letter to fans.Filed under: Bellator, News more