RIO DE JANEIRO -- There can only be one Bellator bantamweight champion.
Eduardo Dantas and Joe Warren, Bellator champion and interim champion, respectively, will square off for the undisputed 135-pound title in September, Dantas’ coach and manager Andre Pederneiras said during a media day at Nova Uniao on Wednesday.
"September," Pederneiras said when asked when Dantas will fight again. "He has a fight scheduled, but I don’t have the exact date of the fight."
Dantas (16-3) defended his title for more
A light heavyweight match-up ended in dramatic fashion in Sao Goncalo, Brazil.
Marcos "Rino" Souza took on Cristian Goetz at a local event called Favela Kombat 10 on Sunday night, and suffered an Anderson Silva-like injury. Goetz checked Rino’s kick, causing the injury 37 seconds into the third round.
Favela Kombat officials told MMAFighting.com that "Rino" fractured his right tibia and is expected to undergo surgery Monday. more
Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat Curran will put his belt on the line against a familiar foe at Bellator 123.Filed under: Bellator, News more
Wanderlei Silva has yet to receive the green light from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but the former Pride champ says he’s “totally clean and cleared to fight as soon as possible.”
A little over a month has passed since Silva bailed on a random drug test administered by the NSAC. The shocking deed from the Brazilian legend forced the UFC to remove him from his highly anticipated grudge match with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. Nearly a year’s worth of hype and promotion came tumbling down righ more
Brazilian standout Lucas Martins is probably thankful he’s headed back to featherweight after a recent UFC appearance at 135 pounds.Filed under: News, UFC more
Bellator MMA is going all-in for its head-to-head showdown with the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Sept. 5. more
While question marks remain on whether or not Vitor Belfort will get licensed for his next fight, UFC President Dana White is keen on him meeting champ Chris Weidman next: preferably in Brazil. White addressed the situation during a media scrum in Dublin yesterday, per MMA Fighting. We want to make that fight happen," White said. "That's the next fight. That fight should've already happened before the Machida. That's the fight we want to do and that's the fight that Chris Weidman wants. I love t more
Bellator interim champ Will Brooks was “shocked” and “surprised” at the promotion’s recent change of leadership. He’s currently lying low, but he still he wants a title-unification bout with Eddie Alvarez.Filed under: Bellator, News (...) more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to stage an event in Brazil on Oct. 25, according to a report from Globo.com this week. more