Undefeated jiu-jitsu specialist Talita Nogueira has officially become the latest addition to Bellator’s new featherweight division. While many believed that Talita Nogueira would become the latest addition to the UFC's bantamweight division, the undefeated prospect has officially joined the newly relaunched featherweight division in Bellator.
Bellator MMA announced the news on Thursday afternoon. Top 10 Featherweight, Talita Nogueira the latest addition to the #BellatorMMA Women's Division http: read news >>
Eddie Alvarez's long and often-contentious relationship with Bellator MMA is officially over.
The company's lightweight champion, who underwent a protracted, bitter contract dispute with the company under former CEO Bjorn Rebney, was granted his unconditional release on Tuesday by new Bellator boss Scott Coker. Alvarez will relinquish the title. ESPN.com originally reported the news of Alvarez's release.
"We've granted Eddie his unconditional release this morning," Bellator CEO Scott Coker state read news >>
It was a long time coming, but according to Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, Bellator has released Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez from his contract, making him a free agent.
Scott Coker confirmed the story with ESPN Tuesday afternoon, which is huge for the free-agent market.
Alvarez, who famously had a huge legal battle with Bellator, returned to the company after a long litigation with former boss Bjorn Rebney and the company. He eventually returned to the company for a rematch with Mich read news >>
Sam Caplan has tweeted that he will be officially done with Bellator on August 25.
Things keep changing at Bellator. First it was the ousting of Bjorn Rebney and replacing him with Scott Coker, War Machine has been released in a bit of a new "zero tolerance" policy from a promotion that previously signed Brett Rogers and played up War Machine's legal troubles and now matchmaker Sam Caplan is out the door.
Caplan tweeted earlier today, "Just wanted to let everyone know that 8/25 will be my last d read news >>
A new heavyweight has been spotted. The UFC has signed another RFA champion.
RFA has officially arrived as one of those organizations, along with Jungle Fight, and Legacy FC, in which a belt practically promises a UFC contract. Already, within the past year or so, the list of former RFA champs who have made the jump to Zuffa's finest is as long as my arm; Pedro Munhoz, Kevin Casey, Sergio Pettis, Zach Makovsky, Brian Ortega, Mike Rhodes, and Brandon Thatch all came up the ranks of the Resurrecti read news >>
The UFC women's strawweight division officially grew to five on Tuesday with the news that Kailin Curran had signed with the Las Vegas-based promotion. read news >>
Although Bellator has yet to officially announce the end of tournaments, with a new management regime at the head of the Viacom-owned promotion, several high-profile fighters already are anticipating life without them. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, (...) read news >>
The Ultimate Fighting Championship officially announced the return of two of its biggest superstars on Tuesday with the news that Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will square off at UFC 183. read news >>
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Appearing on ESPN's SportsCenter, UFC president Dana White officially announced the anticipated bout between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. SportsCenter anchor Max Bretos leaked the news on Twitter shortly before White appeared on camera: Dana White announcing on @SportsCenter Anderson Silva will be back in #UFC Octagon. He will face Nick Diaz January 31st. Boom.
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After a week of teasing it, the UFC has officially booked Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz.
Today, Dana White appeared on ESPN with a fight announcement that had been teased all week. Anderson Silva will be making his return from injury on January 31st, and when he does so, Nick Diaz will be there to meet him. Max Bretos announced the news via Twitter: Dana White announcing on @SportsCenter Anderson Silva will be back in #UFC Octagon. He will face Nick Diaz January 31st. Boom.
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Henry Cejudo is officially part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster. read news >>