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Full Card Set For Bellator’s Debut In Bridgeport, Connecticut

LOS ANGELES – Bellator will hold the first-ever MMA event at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. on Saturday, August 24 when the always-exciting Matt Mitrione (13-6, 1 NC) once again squares off against Sergei Kharitonov (29-7, 2 NC) in a heavyweight headliner. The remainder of the main card features four other must-see bouts, including…

Bellator Debuts in Milan, Italy on Sat. Oct. 12

LOS ANGELES (August 2, 2019) – Bellator returns to Italy for the seventh time on Saturday, Oct. 12 with a unique event worthy of three separate billings. The MMA and kickboxing action will all emanate from Allianz Cloud (Ex Palalido) in the heart of Milan for one incredible night of combat sports. The Paramount Network…

Myles Jury Set For Promotional Debut Against Benson Henderson

LOS ANGELES (July 22, 2019) – Bellator makes its highly-anticipated return to Dublin on Friday, Sept., 27 with a stacked dual-broadcast event from 3Arena, featuring the promotional debut of 12-fight UFC veteran Myles Jury (18-4) facing former multi-time world champion Benson Henderson (27-8) in a lightweight clash. Lightweight main event headlines paramount network portion of…

First Round Matchups Official For Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix

LOS ANGELES – The third edition of Bellator’s World Grand Prix is set to launch with 16 featherweight athletes vying for the 145-pound championship and a one million dollar grand prize. Streaming exclusively on DAZN, the world’s first truly dedicated live sports streaming service, the first round of pairings includes former champions, undefeated elite prospects,…

Andrey Koreshkov Meets Lorenz Larkin In Main

LOS ANGELES (July 13, 2109) – Bellator officials announced today that the eagerly anticipated matchup between welterweight standouts Andrey Koreshkov (22-3) and Lorenz Larkin (20-7, 1 NC) has been re-booked for Friday, October 4, when the promotion returns to Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. for Bellator 229. The two were originally slated to headline…

Complete Event Results & Photos For Bellator 224: Budd vs. Rubin

Bellator 224: Budd vs. Rubin Main Card: Julia Budd (13-2) defeated Olga Rubin (6-1) via TKO (strikes) at 2:14 of round one to retain world title Rafael Carvalho (16-3) defeated Chidi Njokuani (18-7, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (29-28 x3) Juliana Velasquez (9-0) defeated Kristina Williams (3-2) via TKO (punches) at 4:03 of round two…

Bellator Returns to SAP Center at San Jose With Heavyweight World Title Fight

Ryan Bader Defends His Heavyweight Championship Against Cheick Kongo LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2019) – Two-division champion Ryan Bader (27-5) will make the first defense of his Bellator heavyweight world title against French-born slugger Cheick Kongo (30-10-2) when Bellator returns to SAP Center at San Jose on Saturday, September 7. In addition, Bellator will officially…

Full Fight Card Set For Bellator 224: Budd vs. Rubin

LOS ANGELES (July 9, 2019) – The line-up for Bellator 224: Budd vs. Rubin event has been completed with a title fight and 16 electric bouts in total filling out Bellator’s return to WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. this Friday, June 12. The star-studded card is headlined by a women’s featherweight title…

cbdMD Becomes The Official Cbd Partner Of Bellator MMA

LOS ANGELES – Bellator MMA has announced a multi-year, category exclusive partnership with cbdMD, Inc., a nationally recognized consumer cannabidiol (CBD) brand (NYSE American: YCBD). Bellator MMA, a leading mixed martial arts organization featuring the best fighters in the world, is broadcast to nearly one billion people in over 160 countries. In the U.S., Bellator…