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Emanuel Newton retained his Bellator light heavyweight title, submitting Linton Vassell in the fifth round at Bellator 130 on Friday evening. read news >>

  • 8 hours ago
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Emanuel Newton keeps 205-pound crown with fifth-round finish at Bellator 130 on Friday in Kansas. read news >>

  • 8 hours ago
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Emanuel Newton put his light heavyweight title on the line Friday night against Linton Vassell in a scintillating Bellator 130 main event. Vassell appeared ready to take down the champion early in the fight, but an experienced and resilient Newton was able to right the ship and pull out a victory in the final round.While the card's headline fight was extremely compelling, three feature fights only added to a very strong main card. These fights provided thrills of their own, as Dave Jansen, Marlo read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez went under the knife on Thursday to repair a torn meniscus, a procedure that came just a few days after his decision to withdraw from the upcoming UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico City. In his absence, division No. 1 contender Fabricio Werdum will move on to face late replacement Mark Hunt, in a 265-pound battle for the interim title. While Velasquez is only expected to be out read news >>

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After years of bouncing around and splitting time between MMA and pro wrestling, Bobby Lashley has found a home with Bellator, and now he's targeting the title. read news >>

  • 18 hours ago
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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez underwent successful arthroscopic surgery Thursday to repair a partial tear of his meniscus. It was an injury he had been training with and was not the injury that forced him out of UFC 180 on Nov. 15 in Mexico City.Velasquez had to pull out of his title defense with Fabricio Werdum due to a sprained MCL, suffered on Oct. 16 when he was doing sprawls. It's a drill they worked on because they wanted to avoid Werdum, a submission expert, being able to pull g read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO – UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis is not as crazy as he sometimes sounds.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Maybe you know Emanuel Newton. You know, the Bellator light heavyweight champ, he of the King Mo knockout and the spinning backfists and the amazing interviews? Right, that guy. He'll defend his title Friday at Bellator 130, and he's doing it against a fairly anonymous challenger named Linton Vassell. Just who is Linton Vassell? A mere warm body with an unlikely name, tossed in to chum the waters for a rising star in a promotion that could do with another one or two of these stars? Maybe not. Bu read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson was suspended from the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion after reports surfaced that "Rumble" was on the wrong end of a criminal complaint filed by the mother of his children. Soon thereafter, it was also learned that Johnson was involved in yet another another domestic disturbance on March 19, 2014, with a different female. That was enough for the ZUFFA-owned promotion to sideline "Rumble" indefini read news >>

  • a day ago
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The light heavyweight title is on the line tomorrow night (Fri., Oct. 24, 2014) in Kansas when "The Hardcore Kid" Emanuel Newton defends his belt for the second time in a two-month span against Linton Vassell. The co-main event pits Bellator tournament vets Dave Jansen and Rick Hawn against each other, while Bobby Lashley and Marloes Coenen are also featured in Spike TV fights. Get full Bellator 130 weigh in results below, as well as a live video stream that starts at 6 p.m. ET. The Bellator 129 read news >>

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To hear him tell it, Bobby Lashley barely resembles the fighter he was four years ago, when his trial by fire came on a national stage for what was then the world’s second-largest mixed martial arts promotion. read news >>

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