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  • a year ago
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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney clarifies the new championship rematch clause that gives both champions and challengers the chance to earn a second fight without going back through an 8-man tournament. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bellator's spring season starts on Friday with a featherweight championship bout between Joe Warren and Pat Curran plus four featherweight tourney bouts. Cagewriter caught up with Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney and found out which fights he's most looking forward to … Continue reading ? read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Patricio Freire won the Bellator featherweight championship with a unanimous decision victory over Pat Curran at Bellator 123, but the rematch almost didn’t happen on Sept. 5. It’s always hard to get ready for a MMA fight without injuries after a hard training camp, but "Pitbull" had several bad injuries when he stepped inside the Bellator cage against the last man to hand him a loss. "I was in New York for a Bellator photo shoot and they asked me to throw some flying knees, but I was landing on read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Bellator's Coker-era kicks off with a championship rematch between featherweight kingpin Pat Curran and Brazilian fireplug Patricio "Pitbull" Freire. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the challenger's thrilling style. Fight fans toss around Mike Tyson comparisons like nobody's business, but in Patricio Freire's case the comparison is warranted. Like Tyson, Freire is a stocky, powerfully built fighter, shorter than most in his weight class but almost never at a disadvantage in read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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David Rickels was unable to capture the Bellator lightweight championship in 2013, but he's ready to make another run-up through the Season 10 tournament to earn another shot. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Emanuel Newton holds the Bellator interim light heavyweight championship belt, but he feels he is already the true king heading in to his March 21 Bellator 113 title-unifaction bout with Attila Vegh. His reasoning is simple. Facing the Bellator light heavyweight champion Vegh at Bellator 72 in June 2012, Newton dropped a split decision, but he feels certain that he won. He's also certain that Vegh knows the win went to the wrong man. "Even after the fight, he [Vegh] came up to me—and he doesn't read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Invicta FC will close out its 2013 campaign with a championship tripleheader on Dec. 7, officials today announced. read news >>

  • a year ago
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While officials don't expect it to use it very often, Bellator MMA has instituted a new rule to dictate which fighters get title shots if tournament winners aren't available. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The title fights continue for Bellator MMA as the promotion announced Monday that Bellator light heavyweight champion Christian M’Pumbu will put his title on the line against knockout artist Attila Vegh on Feb. 28. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The motto of the Bellator Fighting Championships has long been “Where Title Shots are Earned, Not Given” due to its tournament-based system. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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As Bellator Fighting Championship closes out its 2012 "Summer Series" and approaches its fall Season 7, the company has its eye on expansion. Following the promotion's Friday show in Tunica, Miss., Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney said the company plans to expand its horizons in the United States - and eventually wants to take the show to Brazil. Bellator 73 took place at Harrah's Tunica Hotel and Casino in Mississippi and was the promotion's debut in that state and its 72nd overall event aft read news >>

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