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  • 12 days ago
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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bobby Lashley said he felt the nerves, but he also felt confident, which is a reason he said his return to the cage at Friday’s Bellator 123 event was a success.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Bellator 123: “Curran vs. Pitbull 2” took place last night (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., while rivals Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on a show several miles away. Check out our recap of Bellator’s Season 11 debut below. The revamped Bellator MMA put on its first show of Season 11 last night (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014), with President Scott Coker assembling quite an entertaining card as the promotion went head-to-head against Ultimate Fighting Championship read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Patricio Pitbull Freire defeated Patt Curran in a rematch from Bellator to become the nw featherweight champion; King Mo, Bobby Lashley and Cheick Kongo all earned stoppage victories on the main card. In what marked the first time that the UFC and Bellator went "head-to-head" against each other, MMA No. 2 promotion put on an entertaining night of fights that featured a wide array of stoppages and a thrilling main event that culminated in the crowning of a new champion. In a rematch from Bellator read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Sixteen months after surprisingly turning down a four-fight contract extension with the UFC, Bellator MMA heavyweight Cheick Kongo offered some insight regarding his split with his former employer. "You know some things happen unexpectedly in your career, but no matter what happens, you can get everything you want. Everything in my career now is good," said Kongo this week, according to SciFighting.com. "But the UFC threw me away after treating me like s--t at the end. You have to be really toug read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo voices his displeasure with the promotion, who chose not to re-sign him last year. It's been over a year since Cheick Kongo was KO'd in just 1 minute by Roy Nelson back at UFC 159. Kongo's contract had expired and the UFC opted not to give him a new one, making him a free agent. The longtime heavyweight veteran later joined Bellator, where he won a four-man tournament before losing a title fight to Vitaly Minakov. He's scheduled to fight fellow ex-UFC heavywei read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Cheick Kongo will return to action this Friday night (Sept. 5, 2014) when he faces Lavar Johnson on the Spike TV main card of Bellator 123, which takes place inside Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. And everything in the Parisian's career is finally "good" now that he's competing for the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, following a hot-and-cold run under the ZUFFA banner. From his conversation with Sc read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In addition to a previously announced title fight, September’s Bellator 123 event has added some notable names to the fight card.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bellator is bringing out its big guns for September 5th's unofficial battle for Connecticut. In an effort to keep pace with UFC Fight Night 50, Bellator officials announced on Wednesday that Bellator 123 will be highlighted by the returns of both Cheick Kongo and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal, as well as the promotional debut of Bobby Lashley. As previously announced, the event is headlined by a featherweight championship rematch between Pat Curran and Patricio Freire. "I've been wanting this rematch read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bellator 123 lands at the Mohegan Sun on Sept. 5, featuring Pat Curran, Patricio Pitbull Freire, King Mo Lawal, Cheick Kongo and Bobby Lashley. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If you thought Bellator MMA was just going to roll over on Sept. 5, you better think again. Bellator MMA is not going down without a fight. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) scheduled its upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 from the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard, Conn., the same night Spike TV airs its Bellator 123 fight card at Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in Uncasville. And both promotions are bringing their A game for the Friday night face off. T read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Cheick Kongo talks about his 6 week turn around for Bellator 120, the speed of Eric Smith, entering the next heavyweight tournament, celebrating his birthday, and more. read news >>

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