Coker wants it, "Semtex" does not, but what about Melvin? Scott Coker said he wanted to put on big fights, and this one could be a doozy.
Coker, the recently-appointed president of Bellator MMA, is eyeing a potential match-up between two of the heaviest hitters in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA), as he is looking to pit Paul Daley against Melvin Manhoef later this year.
They were both recently inked to multi-fight deals with the promotion, so why not let them bang it out inside the cage read news >>
Melvin Manhoef and Paul Daley are two of Bellator MMA’s newest signings. read news >>
If all goes well, two of Bellator's newest signed sluggers are going to square off against each other later this year.
Bellator president Scott Coker revealed on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that if Paul Daley and Melvin Manhoef can get through their upcoming respective bouts unscathed, the promotion is eyeing a match-up between the two welterweights for late-2014.
"Paul, pending his September 12th fight in London, if he's okay, we're going to be fighting him in November here in America," Co read news >>
Do you like fun fights? I think you'll like this main event that Bellator has just announced.
Yesterday afternoon, middleweight veteran Brian Rogers teased a "big fight announcement" coming from Bellator. While rumors of Gina Carano and Marloes Coenen being involved were squashed, and the fight they've announced isn't that "big" in the grand scheme of things, it's still something that should be of great interest to fans.
Earlier today, the promotion announced that Melvin Manhoef will make his Be read news >>
Melvin Manhoef will be welcomed to Bellator MMA by Doug Marshall in a middleweight contest on Sept. 19 in Fresno, Calif. read news >>
Fists will fly in Fresno on Sept. 19, and Melvin Manhoef and Doug Marshall throw down in the Bellator 125 main event. read news >>
Next month’s Bellator 125 headliner will have no shortage of firepower.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
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Gina Carano to Bellator? C'mon, son.
Today's big announcement from the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is that feared middleweight striker Melvin "No Mercy" Manhoef will battle Doug "The Rhino" Marshall in the main event of Bellator 125 on Fri., Sept. 19, 2014, from inside SaveMart Center in Fresno, Calif., live on Spike TV.
Tickets go on sale this Friday.
"This fight is like a dream come true," Marshall said in today's release. "Two heavy hitters going read news >>
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Long considered one of the most dangerous pure strikers in MMA, Melvin Manhoef found himself on the recieving end of a brutal knockout. read news >>
Melvin Manhoef has inked a deal with Bellator.
A long-time MMA and kickboxing veteran, who competed from middleweight to heavyweight during his 19-year mixed martial arts career, Manhoef has reached a deal with the promotion following a 46-second destruction of Evangelista Santos in April.
"I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. We want Bellator to be a destination for not only the top-tier fighters in the sport, but the first-choice destination for fans to see the most entertaining fights i read news >>