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One of the major points of the antitrust lawsuit filed against the UFC last week was the standing of other mixed martial arts organizations in the United States. In order to argue the UFC is a monopoly, the complaint asserts that every other MMA promotion is lesser. In particular, the lawsuit calls Bellator, regarded as the No. 2 MMA company in the world, "a minor league." Bellator president Scott Coker told MMA Fighting this week that he disagreed with that claim. "Do I think Bellator is a mino read news >>

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In the second half of this week's BtO, former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez returns to take on Strikeforce vet Dion Staring, plus former UFC fighters Steven Siler, Mike Kyle, Eddie Yagin, Pat Healy, and Motonobu Tezuka make appearances, and Bellator vets "Big Monster" and "Sniper" Stepanyan take to the ring. We start off part two of this week's regional coverage with former Bellator heavyweight Thiago Santos. Also known as "Big Monster," Santos had a two-year, 3-2 run with Bellator th read news >>

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Bellator’s bantamweight champion Joe Warren got ready for the holidays with a wrestling match against his good friend and training partner Scott Jorgensen. The two met not once but twice at the Grapple at the Garden event on Sunday. The former All-American from the University of Michigan wrestler got the better of Jorgensen both times, and he joked after that Jorgensen got a little confused on the mats, forgetting that it was strictly wrestling."I’m the best on these mats here," Warren said. "Sc read news >>

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A welterweight bout pitting Chris Honeycutt against Clayton MacFarlane has been added to the main card of Bellator 133 on Feb. 13 at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. read news >>

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CM Punk is with the UFC, and now Bellator also in talks with another WWE star in Alberto Del Rio Shortly after CM Punk's move to the UFC, Bellator is now looking to add another former WWE star to their stable as well. According to Scott Coker, Bellator is in discussions with pro-wrestling star and multiple time WWE champion Alberto Del Rio. Unlike CM Punk though, this 37-year-old cross-over star actually has a competitive background in Mixed Martial Arts. He trained under Marco Ruas in the past, read news >>

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The UFC has signed CM Punk, and Bellator MMA might be on the verge of signing its own former WWE star. Bellator president Scott Coker told MMA Fighting on Monday that his organization has been in negotiations with former WWE standout Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio, whose real name is Jose Rodriguez, fought in MMA for nine years, including a pair of bouts with PRIDE. "I think that we did reach out," Coker said. "I'm not sure where that is and by no means is it in the 11th hour, but I know there's some read news >>

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If there is going to be any more discussion on Quinton Jackson, who terminated his Bellator contract and re-signed with UFC just last weekend, it's not going to some from Bellator President Scott Coker. That's because attorneys for the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion want everyone in the know to maintain radio silence, until they can figure out what course of action to pursue. "I wish I could comment more," Coker told MMA Fighting. "The lawyers don't want us to comment on him rig read news >>

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The four-fight main card for Bellator 133 now is complete with a matchup between a pair of unbeaten welterweights.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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Scott Coker has said about all he is going to say regarding Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. The Bellator MMA president told MMA Fighting on Monday that Jackson's case has been "turned over to our attorneys" and he has been told not to speak about it. "I wish I could comment more," Coker said. "The lawyers don't want us to comment on him right now. It's going to be in the [legal] process." The UFC announced it had re-signed Jackson on Saturday night during the UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway bro read news >>

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 22, 2014) - The four-fight Spike TV-broadcast main card is now complete for February's "Bellator: Manhoef vs. Shlemenko" event with a battle of undefeated prospects, as Chris "The Cutt" Honeycutt (5-0) meets Clayton MacFarlane (4-0) in a welterweight contest. Featuring a thrilling middleweight matchup between two of the most dangerous strikers in all of mixed martial arts with former Bellator MMA champ Alexander "Storm" Shlemenko (50-9) facing fellow knockout artis read news >>

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There may be a battle brewing between the UFC and Bellator MMA over Rampage Jackson's return to the Octagon, but that's not stopping the UFC. read news >>

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On Nov. 17, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson posted a tweet that started the ball in motion for him to exit Bellator MMA and rejoin the UFC roster. read news >>

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So why did Quinton Jackson believe he could ditch his Bellator contract and rejoin the UFC, which announced his signing on Saturday? “Rampage” today explained.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Rampage Jackson has released an official statement on his contract situation, citing a clause with 45-day window to satisfy any contract dispute with Bellator. Once it was announced that Quinton Jackson was returning to the UFC, Bellator head Scott Coker has stated that he plans to 'protect our contractual rights'. Rampage's contract situation is still likely to be contested by both parties, but the former UFC champion has since released an official statement about it on his website. Official st read news >>

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