Category Archives: Bellator

Scott Coker discusses elimination of tournament model, Gina Carano, Stephan Bonnar, and drug testing

Bellator MMA held a fan fest yesterday in San Diego and check out Fight Hub TV’s interview with Bellator MMA President Scott Coker as he talked about the elimination of the tournament model, Gina Carano, Stephan Bonnar, drug testing, and … Continue reading

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Bellator MMA will have 3 fights on Saturday night at the Monster Energy Drink Cup event in Las Vegas

Bellator MMA and Monster Energy have announced that the MMA promotion will host 3 fights on Saturday night in Las Vegas at the Monster Energy Drink Cup event in Las Vegas. The event will come from the Sam Boyd Stadium … Continue reading

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Patricio Pitbull wants rematch with Joe Warren and become two-division champion

Patricio Pitbull became the Bellator featherweight champion last month and he has a new goal, join Joe Warren as a two-divisional champion in Bellator. Warren accomplished that on Friday night as he defeated Eduardo Dantas to become the unified Bellator … Continue reading

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Royce Gracie joins Bellator as an official brand ambassador

Royce Gracie is now apart of Bellator MMA as he was joined the Viacom owned promotion as an official brand ambassador. The announcement of Royce joining Bellator MMA was announced in a press release on Wednesday. “I have known Scott … Continue reading

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The new era of Bellator continued on Friday, including more AKA fighters competing in the promotion

The third fight card of the eleventh season of Bellator MMA took place on Friday night at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California and this was another prime example of the new era of the promotion. The event will … Continue reading

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Melvin Manhoef secures title shot with knockout victory over Doug Marshall

Melvin Manhoef made his Bellator debut on Friday night in Fresno, California and he stopped Doug Marshall in less than two minutes in the main event of the fight card. During Manhoef’s post fight interview in the cage, Jimmy Smith stated … Continue reading

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Sam Caplan explains why Bellator decided to match the offer Eddie Alvarez received from UFC in early 2013

During last week’s edition of The MMA Insiders Podcast, former Vice President of Talent Relations of Bellator MMA Sam Caplan gave insight into Bjorn Rebney’s decision to match the initial contract offer Eddie Alvarez received from the UFC in early … Continue reading

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Scott Coker is looking for new stars in Bellator and he may have one in Liam McGeary

One of the last tournaments of the Bjorn Rebney era of Bellator wrapped up on Friday night as Liam McGeary scored the third ever inverted triangle choke submission victory in Bellator history as he defeated Kelly Anundson in the first … Continue reading

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#TBT: Joey Beltran submits Vladimir Matyushenko for second ever north-south choke win in Bellator history

Joey Beltran will challenge Emanuel Newton for the light heavyweight title tomorrow night at Bellator 124 and take a look back at his north-south choke submission win against Vladimir Matyushenko from earlier this year, which was one of two north-south … Continue reading

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How close was Kimbo Slice to signing with Bellator? Sam Caplan has the answer

During the debut episode of “The MMA Insiders Podcast” last week, Sam Caplan and Jason Floyd were discussing how the Bellator 123 card was built. When the card was being put together, Caplan was the Vice President of Talent Relations … Continue reading

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