T.P. Grant and Zane Simon unveil their #1 Light Heavyweight Prospect in MMA for 2015. We've come to our final Light Heavyweight prospect, and to the surprise of very few that he hails from Russia. The Sambo programs have turned their efforts towards producing MMA fighters and the work is really starting to pay dividends. Both the Welterweight and Light Heavyweight divisions were full of Russian fighters, and while that is looking like it is going to change in our next weightclass, it is a certai read news >>
- 10 months ago
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'King Mo' Lawal isn't looking past his first round Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament opponent Mikhail Zayats. read news >>
With a light heavyweight addition to the main card, Bellator's October event in Kansas now is complete. Aaron Rosa will return to Bellator for the first time in more than three years to meet Mikhail Zayats at Bellator 103. read news >>
After losing to Mikhail Zayats in the last Bellator light heavyweight tournament, Jacob Noe returns to face Babalu Sobral in the promotion's abbreviated summer tournament. read news >>
An improved Emanuel Newton takes on Mikhail Zayats at Bellator 94 for this season’s 205-pound tournament title. read news >>
Mikhail Zayats has been doing some scouting, and he likes the way things are lined up in front of him. He definitely likes his chances Thursday in Bellator's light heavyweight tournament finals against Emanuel Newton. read news >>
Russian Army hand-to-hand fight National Champion and Combat Sambo National Champion Mikhail Zayats (21-6 MMA, 2-0 BFC) is preparing for Bellator season eight light heavyweight tournament final at Bellator 94 where he will meet with Emanuel Newton (20-7-1 MMA, 3-1 BFC).
Bellator 94 will be held on March 28, 2013 at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. The event will be distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.
Zayats in his Bellator debut faced Brazilian MMA legend and former S read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Thirty-year-old Mikhail Malyutin is the latest addition to the Bellator Fighting Championships roster.
MMAjunkie.com has confirmed with sources close to
the promotion that the K Dojo lightweight fighter has agreed to terms
with Bellator and could compete in a non-tourney bout in the promotion's
current sixth season.
A near-seven-year veteran of the sport, Malyutin is currently 3-1 in his past four fights.
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- 3 years ago
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Ring of Combat lightweight champion Chris Liguori will meet seasoned M-1 Challenge veteran Mikhail Malyutin in a featured 155-pound bout at Ring of Combat 35 on Friday at the Tropicana Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. read news >>