In the Light Heavyweight Tournament Final, Emanuel Newton defeated Mikhail Zayats by unanimous decision.
In the co-main event David Rickels defeated Saad Award in controversial fashion to capture the Bellator MMA Lightweight Tournament title.
Luis Melo extended his win streak to six with a submission win over Trey Houston in a welterweight qualifier bout. Melo earned a place in next season’s Bellator MMA 170-pound Tournament.
Rodrigo Lima defeated Ronnie Mann in a bantamweight qualifier bout, ruining Mann’s 135-pound debut. The unanimous decision win earned Lima a slot in next season’s Bellator MMA Bantamweight Tournament.
As time goes on, what once seemed like a certain showdown between Ilima Macfarlane and Anastasia Yankova may be moving further and further away from reality.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News read news >>
The feud between unbeaten Bellator featherweight prospects A.J. McKee and James Gallagher continues to grow, and McKee has no problem throwing more fuel on the fire.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire is upset with the commission that oversaw his win over Daniel Straus. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
One of Bellator’s most recent notable signings will debut with the promotion this summer.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
Newly signed Bellator fighter Valerie Letourneau announced her first fight with the promotion on Monday and laid our her timeline for retirement. read news >>
After a split-decision loss to champ Eduardo Dantas in what became a non-title affair because of his own weight miss, Leandro Higo believes his tough display proved he’s capable of hanging with Bella read news >>
The Monster Energy Bellator MMA Fight Series will feature several MMA bouts at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race. read news >>
Before the May 20 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race, there will be MMA bouts featuring regional fighters, with the main event between contestants in consideration to be signed to a multi-fight Bell read news >>
Could Georges St-Pierre’s long-awaited UFC comeback take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City? The former longtime UFC champ hinted on Tuesday that may be the case.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
A catchweight bout between Kevin Ferguson Jr. and D.J. Griffin has been announced as a late addition to this month’s Bellator 179 lineup.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>