Category: MMA

Welterweight World Champion Yaroslav Amosov Returns To Action After Defending Ukraine – Set For Unification Match With Interim Title-Holder Logan Storley

DUBLIN, IRELAND – Two months ago, the best fans in the world helped propel BELLATOR MMA 285 to a record-breaking gate at Dublin’s 3Arena. Today, the Paramount-owned promotion has announced a can’t-miss BELLATOR Welterweight World Championship unification bout as the main event of BELLATOR MMA 291, which is set for an updated date of Saturday, […]


CHICAGO – After a memorable return to Chicago BELLATOR MMA 288 is officially in the books. A partisan crowd was not enough to earn No. 1-ranked Corey Anderson (16-5, 1 NC) his first world championship and a million-dollar grand prize for winning the BELLATOR World Grand Prix. Incumbent light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov (16-2, 1 NC) defeated […]

No. 10-Ranked Bellator Lightweight Gadzhi Rabadanov Will Represent The Promotion At The Historical Bellator MMA Vs. Rizin Event Against Japan’s Koji Takeda On New Year’s Eve

Los Angeles (November 11, 2022) – — BELLATOR MMA has announced that its fifth participant for the New Year’s Eve spectacle against RIZIN Fighting Federation opponents will be No. 10-ranked lightweight, Gadzhi Rabadanov (18-4-2), taking on 27-year-old Japanese standout Koji Takeda (15-3) in a compelling matchup between two competitors riding high on the strength of […]


LOS ANGELES (November 2, 2022) — As BELLATOR’s return to the Windy City approaches, the promotion has announced the full lineup of preliminary bouts slated to take place before the event’s hugely consequential, two title fight-led main card. On Friday, Nov. 18, BELLATOR 288 brings two world championship bouts to Wintrust Arena in Chicago, when […]


LOS ANGELES (November 1, 2022) — This past weekend, BELLATOR MMA touched down in Milan, Italy, for an event fraught with European talent. In the main event, highly-touted BELLATOR newcomer Mansour “Tarzan” Barnaoui (20-4) dominated mainstay Adam Piccolotti (13-5) in a grappling-heavy affair, notching a second-round submission with a rear-naked choke. The win vaulted Barnaoui […]

Bellator 287: Barnaoui Vs. Piccolotti Quotes

BELLATOR 287 competitors spoke with the media today as they make their final preparations for this Saturday’s event headlined by BELLATOR lightweight mainstay Adam Piccolotti (13-4) taking on proven finisher and former Road FC Lightweight Champion Mansour Barnaoui (19-4), who makes his BELLATOR debut live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. CEST/4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT from Allianz Cloud Arena in Milan, Italy.  […]

Lineups Set For Massive Bellator MMA Vs. Rizin Spectacle On New Year’s Eve In Japan

Tokyo (October 26, 2022) – — Today, BELLATOR MMA and RIZIN Fighting Federation jointly confirmed four of the five matchups planned for their collaborative co-promotion, set to pit five BELLATOR superstars against five of RIZIN’s greatest fighters in a first-ever five-on-five main card showdown. The next frontier of this unique partnership will take place at […]

History Will Be Made On New Year’s Eve At Saitama Super Arena In Japan When Stars From Bellator MMA And Rizin Fighting Federation Collide

Tokyo (October 24, 2022) — BELLATOR MMA and RIZIN Fighting Federation are proud to announce the historic, first-iteration of a star-studded BELLATOR MMA vs. RIZIN event set to take place on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. BELLATOR MMA athletes will step outside of the cage and compete inside […]