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
Bellator tried to sign Jungle Fight bantamweight champion Jonas Bilharinho, but the undefeated prospect wasn’t interested in the offer.
Sources close to the situation told MMAFighting.com that "Speed", who became the 135-pound champion in March with a split decision victory over previously unbeaten Mario Israel (9-1), decided to decline the offer and wait for an opportunity in the UFC.
"That’s right," Bilharinho confirmed to MMAFighting.com. "I declined (the offer) for two reasons. I have a figh 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
Let's get this out of the way from the top. Will Brooks never asked for the sort of luckless fate that befell poor Bjorn Rebney, a strangely apathetic exile which booted the former Bellator boss straight from the penthouse to the outhouse while the masses engaged in their own public revelry. Still, if ever there was a man who called his shot, it was Brooks. Here is the ultimate party spoiler, the thorn who burst the "most anticipated" trilogy bubble and never once toed the company line in doing 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
The "All American" on Fourth of July Weekend ... in the fight capital of 'Murica ... it's gonna be a rough weekend for "Dragon" devotees.
Is Chris Weidman a dominant champion? Or the luckiest middleweight on the planet?
That depends on who you ask, though we're likely to get a definitive answer this weekend -- in either direction -- when the "All American" defends the 185-pound title he stripped from Anderson Silva against "The Spider's" Blackhouse broski Lyoto Machida.
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UFC bantamweight Alex Caceres advises fans not to purchase the PPV, as his fight with Urijah Faber will steal the show. more
One of the highlights of any UFC fight week is the media scrum with Dana White after an event. UFC 175 was no exception.
These scrums often provide little nuggets of information that pique fans' interest. Among the many topics discussed after a Ronda Rousey fight is almost always Cris “Cyborg” Justino. However, White offered a bit more information during this particular scrum. White began by asking the surrounding media who would like him to sign Cyborg. All but one media member raised their han more
Looking back at the good, the bad, and the ugly from UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida."
Last Saturday night (July 5, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its return to the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, with UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida." The promotion's Fourth of July weekend card featured two highly anticipated title fights, as well as the expected return of Stefan Struve.
In the main event, UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman put his title on the line against f more