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Bellator Fighting Championships on Monday took another step towards bolstering its welterweight roster, as it signed former Maximum Fighting Championship titleholder Douglas Lima read news >>
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MFC champion Douglas Lima believes he's got what it takes to roll through Bellator's Season 5 Welterweight Tournament. “I have a title in (MFC), and now I’m coming to get the other title in Bellator.” Read More >> read news >>
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Maximum Fighting Championship 170-pound titleholder Douglas Lima has signed with Bellator Fighting Championships and joined its season-five welterweight tournament.
Officials today announced the deal.
The eight-man tournament kicks off this fall and airs on MTV2.
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Former MFC welterweight champion Douglas Lima, who is considered one of the top prospects in the division, is likely to sign on with Bellator Fighting Championships and be a part of their upcoming 170lb tournament.
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Former World Series of Fighting featherweight champion Georgi Karakhanyan has signed a new, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. read news >>
A former WSOF champion is headed back to Bellator. Georgi Karakhanyan, the former WSOF featherweight champion, has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator, according to promotion officials. Karakhanyan returns to Bellator after most recently losing the WSOF 145-pound title to Rick Glenn in June. The details surrounding his next fight have yet to be determined. This marks Karakhanyan's second stint with Bellator. He had a record of 2-2 in the promotion in 2010-2011. "Bellator has one of the m read news >>
Douglas Lima has yet to defend his welterweight championship, and he expects to do it early next year. "The Phenom", who won the vacant 170-pound title with a second-round TKO victory over Rick Hawn in April, is currently dealing with small injuries and won’t be able to put his title on the line in 2014. "I think I will only fight again in January or February," Lima told MMAFighting.com. Lima, a two-time welterweight tournament winner in Bellator, is currently riding a five-fight winning streak, read news >>
Undefeated women's featherweight prospect Talita Nogueira has inked an exclusive deal to join the Bellator fold, promotion officials announced on Thursday. Nogueira (6-0), the 2013 Female Fighter of the Year at the Brazilian MMA Awards, was in discussions to join to the UFC in July but ultimately opted to sign with Bellator, bolstering the Viacom-led promotion's newfound commitment to women's MMA following moves to sign Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd under new president Scott Coker. "Joining Bell read news >>
It didn't take long for released Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to sign with the UFC. In fact, it was mere hours before the man signed on the dotted line. After Bellator boss Scott Coker granted his release Tuesday morning, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, Dana White and Co. signed the top-10 lightweight and immediately put him on the UFC 178 card. His opponent, Donald Cerrone, is a man charging toward the title picture in a fight that will likely draw great interest. Cerrone, a WEC a read news >>
Former two-time Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has inked an exclusive deal with the UFC, and is now scheduled to make his long-awaited promotional debut against Donald Cerrone at UFC 178. That bout will serve as the co-main event of the September 27th pay-per-view. UFC officials announced the signing on Tuesday, less than 12 hours after new Bellator president Scott Coker granted Alvarez his unconditional release from his Bellator contract. UFC 178 takes place at the MGM Grand Garden read news >>
Marloes Coenen, a former Strikeforce champion, and Julia Budd, who also fought in Scott Coker's original promotion, were the first two fighters announced Thursday morning as part of Bellator's plans of bringing women's fighting back with a 145=pound weight class division.Bellator, now run by Coker, announced that Coenen and Budd are scheduled to square off later this year in a fight on Spike TV.Coenen and Budd had both been fighting for Invicta. Invicta President Shannon Knapp said that Coenen's read news >>