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The state of MMA television ratings in 2014 and will we see more fights like Ortiz/Bonnar in 2015

It was nearly one week ago that we learned that the Bellator 131 main card on Spike TV average 1.2 million viewers and the main event bout between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar averaged 1.8 million viewers with a peak … Continue reading

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Bellator 131 was an event and MMA needs more of them

This past Saturday night was a special day as the sport of mixed martial arts saw shows from the UFC, Bellator, and the World Series of Fighting. Two of the shows main cards were on cable television and the UFC … Continue reading

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Bellator heavyweight James Wilson receives temporary suspension following positive drug test last month

James Wilson tested positive for a banned substance following his defeat to Dan Charles at the Bellator event on October 18th in Las Vegas and he received a temporary suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday. The temporary suspension … Continue reading

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Bellator announces the signing of Aaron Pico

Aaron Pico is considered one of the potential best prospects in mixed martial arts and the American Kickboxing Academy product has signed a long-term promotional contract with Bellator. The signing was announced by Bellator MMA President Scott Coker during the … Continue reading

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Bellator announced the first three events of 2015, which include four title fights

Prior to the Bellator 131 fight card on Saturday in San Diego, Bellator officials announced the dates and venues for the first three events in 2015. The 2015 calendar for the promotion will begin on January 16th as Bellator 132 … Continue reading

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Wanderlei Silva set to appear at the Bellator 131 Pre-Party kickoff on Friday in San Diego

Following the Bellator 131 Weigh-Ins on Friday, the promotion will be holding a pre-party kickoff event at Dave and Busters in San Diego and Wanderlei Silva will be one of the fighters in attendance. Bellator announced the event in a … Continue reading

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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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