Tag: MMA

Bellator MMA Bantamweight Champ Sergio Pettis To Defend His Crown For The First Time In An International Showdown Against Rizin Champion Kyoji Horiguchi At Bellator MMA 272

LOS ANGELES (October 20, 2021) – It’s the most wonderful time of the year as BELLATOR MMA rings in the holiday season with BELLATOR Bantamweight World Champion Sergio “The Phenom” Pettis (21-5) defending his belt for the first time in an international clash against former BELLATOR 135-pound titleholder and current RIZIN champion Kyoji “The Typhoon” […]

Complete 5-Fight Main Card Announced Including Co-Main Event Between No. 4-Ranked Heavyweight Tyrell Fortune And No. 5-Ranked Linton Vassell

Plus no. 5-ranked featherweight Aaron Pico squares off against undefeated no. 8-ranked Justin Gonzales LOS ANGELES – BELLATOR MMA 271: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh will take place on Friday, Nov. 12 at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Tickets for the promotion’s long-awaited Florida return go on sale on Friday, […]

Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Finalists Vadim Nemkov And Corey Anderson Climb Pound-For-Pound Rankings After Dominant Bellator 268 Wins While Brent Primus Makes Top-10 Debut

LOS ANGELES – BELLATOR MMA makes its Russian debut on Saturday, October 23 with BELLATOR 269: Fedor vs. Johnson, headlined by the highly anticipated return of Russian MMA Legend Fedor Emelianenko (39-6) who clashes with No. 2-ranked heavyweight Tim Johnson (15-7). In the co-main event, former BELLATOR Heavyweight World Champion Vitaly Minakov (22-1) returns after more […]

Complete Results For Bellator MMA 268: Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Semifinals

C-Vadim Nemkov (15-2) defeated #5-Julius Anglickas (10-2) via submission (kimura) at 4:24 of round four #2-Corey Anderson (16-5) defeated #1-Ryan Bader (28-7, 1 NC) via TKO (punches) at :51 of round one Brent Primus (11-2) defeated #3-Benson Henderson (28-11) via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) Henry Corrales (19-6) defeated Vladyslav Parubchenko (16-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Preliminary Card:  #10-Karl Albrektsson (13-3) defeated Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (18-7-1) via […]

The ‘Greatest Of All-Time’ Fedor Emelianenko To Challenge No. 2 Heavyweight Tim Johnson

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 12, 2021) – Capping a historic month of exceptional BELLATOR MMA action,Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko (39-6, 1 NC) will make his highly anticipated return to the cage following a nearly 22-month absence when he squares off against No. 2-ranked contender Tim Johnson (15-7) at BELLATOR MMA 269: Fedor vs. Johnson Saturday, […]

Featherweight World Champion Cris “Cyborg” To Make Third Consecutive World Title Defense When She Battles No. 5-Ranked Sinead Kavanagh At Bellator MMA 271

LOS ANGELES (October 6, 2021) – BELLATOR MMA announced today that current 145-pound world champion and top-ranked women’s pound-for-pound fighter Cris “Cyborg” will make her third straight featherweight title defense when she takes on the No. 5-ranked contender and Irish boxing sensation Sinead Kavanagh at BELLATOR MMA 271, Friday, Nov. 12, from Hard Rock Live at […]

Stakes Raised In Rematch Between Peter Queally And Patricky Pitbull As Newly Vacated Lightweight World Title Now Up For Grabs

DUBLIN (October 6, 2021) – It was announced today that former two-division champion Patricio “Pitbull” has made the decision to relinquish his BELLATOR Lightweight World Championship. As a result, BELLATOR MMA President Scott Coker confirmed that the hotly anticipated rematch between Waterford, Ireland’s Peter “The Showstopper” Queally (13-5-1) and Patricky “Pitbull” (23-10) will be elevated to […]

Updated Official Bellator MMA™ Fighter Rankings

Michael “Venom” Page and Leah Mccourt climb rankings and make pound-for-pound debuts following spectacular performances at Bellator 267 LOS ANGELES – BELLATOR MMA returns to action on Saturday, October 16 with BELLATOR 268: Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Semifinals, featuring No. 5 ranked light heavyweight Julius Anglickas (10-1) stepping up on short notice to challenge […]