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Rafael Lovato Jr. Relinquishes Title Due To Ongoing Medical Issues

LOS ANGELES (February 10, 2020) – Following the medical complications that were publicly disclosed by Rafael Lovato Jr. (10-0) late last month, the Bellator middleweight champion has decided to relinquish his 185-lb world title. The unbeaten Lovato Jr. defeated former champ Gegard Mousasi to win the title at Bellator 223 in London on June 22,…

Full Fight Card for this Saturday’s Bellator 238: Budd vs. Cyborg

LOS ANGELES (January 20, 2020) – The full slate of bouts for Bellator’s 2020 debut at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif. is official with a stacked six-fight main card headlined by reigning champ Julia Budd (13-2) defending her world featherweight title against the debuting Cris “Cyborg” (21-2, 1 NC). Bellator 238: Budd vs. Cyborg…

Full Results for Bellator Japan: Fedor vs. Rampage

Bellator Japan: Fedor vs. Rampage Main Card Results: Fedor Emelianenko (39-6, 1 NC) defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (38-14) via KO (punch) at 2:44 of round one Michael Chandler (20-5) defeated Sidney Outlaw (14-4) via KO (punch) at 2:59 of round one Michael “Venom” Page (17-1) defeated Shinsho Anzai (11-4) via KO (punch) at 0:23 of…

Full Fight Card Announced For Bellator Japan: Fedor Vs. Rampage

LOS ANGELES (December 23, 2019) – Bellator’s lineup for the promotion’s first show in Japan is now complete with six live televised bouts headlined by legends Fedor Emelianenko (38-6, 1 NC) and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (38-13) in a long-awaited heavyweight showdown. The co-headlining attraction will see three-time former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler (19-5) take…

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Retains Flyweight Title, A.J. McKee Advances in Featherweight World Grand Prix at Bellator 236

Complete Results For Bellator 236 Bellator 236: Macfarlane vs. Jackson Main Card: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0) defeated Kate Jackson (11-4-1) via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-44) A.J. McKee (16-0) defeated Derek Campos (20-9) via submission (arm-triangle) at 1:08 of round three Jason Jackson (11-4) defeated Kiichi Kunimoto (20-9-2, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)…

Results for Bellator and the USO Present: Salute the Troops

Bellator and the USO Present: Salute the Troops Main Card: Josh Barnett (35-8) vs. Ronny Markes (19-7) was canceled by the Hawaii State Boxing Commission deeming Barnett unable to compete tonight due to severe illness Toby Misech (12-7) defeated Erik Perez (19-7) via KO (punches) at 0:54 of round one Alejandra Lara (9-3) defeated Veta…

Liz Carmouche is the Newest Member of Bellator’s Flyweight Division

HONOLULU (December 20, 2019) – On the same night as Bellator and the USO Present: Salute the Troops, Bellator is proud to announce the signing of United States Marine Corps veteran and established flyweight competitor Liz Carmouche (13-7) to an exclusive multi-year, multi-fight contract. Carmouche joins Bellator’s women’s flyweight division following a six-year run in…

Ed Ruth-Yaroslav Amosov & Brandon Girtz-Myles Jury Announced

LOS ANGELES (December 2, 2019) – Bellator’s first event of 2020 at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. takes place Friday, February 21 and will be headlined by an exciting matchup featuring a battle of surging welterweight contenders, as three-time NCAA wrestling national champion Ed Ruth (8-1) takes on undefeated Ukrainian standout, Yaroslav…