- 2 years ago
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Bellator light heavyweight Rich Hale is confident in all the usual areas of his abilities leading into a fight with Beau Tribolet in the opening round of the promotion's "Summer Series" tournament.
"I see myself putting numbers on him in the standup, seeing how much he can take," Hale today told MMAjunkie.com Radio. "If the fight goes to the ground, it's definitely going to be by my decision.
"Personally, I feel like it's going to be a first-round knockout."
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Vinicius Kappke de Queiroz has been forced to withdraw from Bellator’s 2013 Summer Series heavyweight tournament. read news >>
On the day of the weigh-ins for Bellator 96, there has been a shakeup in the heavyweight tournament. Vinicius Queiroz is out of a semifinal bout against Rich Hale, and stepping in to take his place will be Ryan Martinez. read news >>
The surge of confidence that Bellator heavyweight Rich Hale experienced
after stopping Mike Wessel in 79 seconds apparently never subsided.
Following a post-win warning to the field of remaining competitors in
the promotion's season 7 tourney, Hale had another message to them in an
interview with MMAjunkie.com.
The message is simple: I'm not impressed, and I'm coming after you.
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- 3 years ago
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YUMA, Ariz. -- Bellator Season 4 light heavyweight finalist Richard Hale bounced back from his knockout loss to Christian M'Pumbu against heavyweight Carlos Flores at the Cocopah Resort and Casino. read news >>
Rich Hale capitalized at a most opportune time.
The 25-year-old Arizonan rode a dominant third round to a split decision victory over D.J. Linderman in the Bellator Fighting Championships Season 4 light heavyweight tournament semifinals at Bellator 42 on Saturday at the Lucky Star Casino in Concho, Okla. All three judges scored it 29-28, two of them for Hale, who advanced to the 205-pound championship final. read news >>
Bellator 134 will see Andre Santos tackle the challenge of being a late replacement opponent for Paul Daley. It’s a challenge that Santos believes he is up to.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
The world of Twitter reacts to the shocking knockout of Melvin Manhoef at the hands of Alexander Shlemenko.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
In combat sports, the mental aspect of fighting may be as important as anything else. Bubba Jenkins believes that as much as anyone.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
Streaking veteran Fernando Gonzalez has a tough test ahead of him in former DREAM welterweight champion Marius Zaromskis, but it's nothing he hasn't faced before. "The Menifee Maniac" recently scored two huge back-to-back upset wins, knocking off "Psycho" Karl Amoussou and "The Heat" Karo Parisyan in short order. At Bellator 132 on Jan. 16, 2015 in Temecula, Calif., he'll look to make it three in a row against the "Whitemare." In speaking to MMAmania.com, Gonzalez noted that he's got a bit of a read news >>
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is generally considered to be the premier mixed martial arts promotion in the world, with Bellator MMA not far behind. But for Sam Oropeza, the first step in his route to the UFC was to ask for his release from the Scott Coker-led promotion. read news >>
What was Bellator’s best knockout of 2014? There are some good ones. Check out the list inside and vote in the poll for your favorite. Filed under: Bellator, News, Videos read news >>
The Twitter Mailbag returns to look at Mark Hunt’s fragile mental state heading into UFC 180, plus the borderline silly escalation of the Tito Ortiz-Stephan Bonnar feud, and more.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
SYDNEY – It appears two of the UFC welterweight division’s elite will meet on Jan. 24.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>