Melvin Manhoef will be welcomed to Bellator MMA by Doug Marshall in a middleweight contest on Sept. 19 in Fresno, Calif. read news >>
Fists will fly in Fresno on Sept. 19, and Melvin Manhoef and Doug Marshall throw down in the Bellator 125 main event. read news >>
Next month’s Bellator 125 headliner will have no shortage of firepower.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
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Today's big announcement from the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is that feared middleweight striker Melvin "No Mercy" Manhoef will battle Doug "The Rhino" Marshall in the main event of Bellator 125 on Fri., Sept. 19, 2014, from inside SaveMart Center in Fresno, Calif., live on Spike TV.
Tickets go on sale this Friday.
"This fight is like a dream come true," Marshall said in today's release. "Two heavy hitters going read news >>
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At UFC 125, Brad Tavares lets his hands and knees fly against Phil Baroni, looking to make it a quick night in the Octagon. Tavares takes on Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night 47 on Aug. 16. read news >>
John Lineker should face Ian McCall to determine who receives the next shot at the UFC flyweight title. The promotion recently announced that 125-pound champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson will take on challenger Chris "Kamikaze" Cariaso at UFC 177 in Sacramento, prompting the MMA universe to scratch its collective head. Ranked No. 8 in the UFC's official standings, Cariaso seemingly leapfrogged some more worthy competitors, Lineker and McCall included. Kamikaze has yet to defeat a top-10 read news >>
DUBLIN – Brad Pickett was irked his fight against Ian McCall didn’t have immediate title implications. But it’s McCall who might want to gripe about that now.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Olyimpic gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make his third attempt to compete in the flyweight division at the Legacy FC 34 card in Tunica, Miss., on Aug.29, against Bellator and Strikeforce veteran Brian Hall, Legacy FC owner Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com.
Hall (6-2) enters the fight coming off a TKO victory over Cortez Phelia in his flyweight debut at the Bellator pay-per-view card in May, winning his second bout under the Bellator banner.
Cejudo (5-0) was set to fight for the vacant flyweigh read news >>
From its earliest days, determining the best MMA fighter in the world has never been a particularly easy task. Even as Royce Gracie dominated the initial UFC tournaments in 1993 and 1994, challengers to his throne emerged overseas, his own brother Rickson at the front of the pack.
As the years have gone by and the sport has become more diverse—in size, technique and geography—winnowing a pool of hundreds down to one has become more and more difficult. How do you compare lightning-quick submissio read news >>
For years, light heavyweight has been the UFC's marquee division. While there is a certain cache in being the heavyweight champion of the world, with due respect to the likes of Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski, this was the division that mattered most.
Frank Shamrock got the stone rolling nicely with a memorable dark-ages reign. But it was Tito Ortiz who brought the sport into the light, dominating in the cage and becoming the first star of the Zuffa era. His were enormous shoes to fill, but Chuc read news >>