Bellator returns with a new man in charge for Bellator 122 in what will serve as the first event of Scott Coker's tenure as the Viacom-owned promotion’s president. more
The highly-anticipated light heavyweight championship rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson finally has a location. more
LAS VEGAS - Alex Caceres decided to aim high a couple months back and call out popular Urijah Faber for a fight.
Faber was only too happy to oblige, and Saturday night the veteran taught the upstart a few lessons. "The California Kid" rebounded from his loss to then-bantamweight champion Renan Barao in February and defeated Caceres at UFC 175 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
A rear-naked choke submission give the former WEC featherweight champ the win at 1:09 of the third round.
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The UFC kicked off the UFC 175 PPV broadcast with a couple of action-packed fights, the first between Marcus Brimage and Russell Doane, and the second between Uriah Hall and Thiago Santos. The UFC opened up the PPV portion of the UFC 175 fight card with a bantamweight contest between Marcus Brimage and Russell Doane, who fought to a questionable decision.
Russell Doane quickly went to work on the PPV curtain jerker, as he took Marcus Brimage down and proceeded to work for a rear-naked choke. He more
Mookie Alexander takes a look at the real winners and losers from last night's UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida event in Las Vegas.
UFC 175 was certainly a mixed bag. There were some standout performances, an unfortunate cancellation, an insane post-fight question, some "blah" fights, and then an unreal war between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida in the main event that ended with Weidman winning an enthralling decision in his toughest fight to date.
Patrick Wyman is away for a couple of weeks as he more
When two UFC heavyweight strikers compete, the bouts never last that long. That was exactly the case with Derrick Lewis and Guto Inocente at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale in Las Vegas on Sunday as Lewis crushed Inocente with ferocious ground and pound in the first round of their bout.
The two spent much of the first minute feeling each other out with Inocente largely, but not exclusively controlling the middle. The first bit of action was Lewis securing double underhooks and dropping for a sing more
Mookie Alexander looks at the real winners and losers from Sunday night's TUF 19 Finale from Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale was pegged to be a weak show due to the lack of names and relevant fighters beyond the main event, along with the fact that TUF 19 was universally derided as being one of the worst seasons in the show's history. As it turned out, the two TUF finals ended really quickly and expedited the start of Edgar vs. Penn 3. After a rather drab preliminary card, the more
A lot of fans have reason to be excited for the former Strikeforce boss's return to high level MMA promotion with Viacom's Bellator, but don't count your chickens before they hatch MMA fans. This is a murderously hard game and Coker will have to push his fighters harder than he's been willing to in the past to succeed.
Fan and fighter reaction has been overwhelmingly positive: Bjorn Rebney is being edged out of Bellator. In his stead is former Strikeforce CEO and founder Scott Coker. The reason more
It’s a new era for Bellator, and Douglas Lima is anxious to enter the cage as the welterweight champion.
The Brazilian striker, who won the vacant 170-pound title with a second-round victory over Rick Hawn in April, told MMAFighting.com he plans to return in action in October against the winner of Andrey Koreshkov vs. Adam McDonough tournament final, set to headline the Bellator 122 card on July 25.
"My next opponent will be the winner of this fight, and I think it’s going to be a good fight," L more