Category Archives: Bellator

Japanese bantamweight Hideo Tokoro signs with Bellator

The Bellator bantamweight division has a new fighter as the promotion has signed Japanese fighter Hideo Tokoro.  The signing was reported by MMA-In-Asia.com late Monday evening and the story included quote from Tokoro and Bellator President Scott Coker. Tokoro (32-27-2) … Continue reading

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With Bellator 122 in the books, the organization can move forward under Scott Coker

Now only did Bellator wrap up the 2014 Summer Series this past Friday night in Southern California, the organization also finished up the final fight card put together by the previous leadership of Bjorn Rebney. The Bellator 122 fight card … Continue reading

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Ryan Couture signs with Bellator

Ryan Couture is the latest edition to the Bellator roster as it was announced during the Bellator 122 broadcast on Friday night that Couture has signed with the promotion.  The signing was announced during a segment in the broadcast with … Continue reading

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Bellator heading to Oklahoma, Iowa, and Kansas for events in October

The eleventh season of Bellator will begin in Connecticut on September 5th and the season eleven schedule will see the promotion head to Oklahoma, Iowa, and Kansas in the month of October.  TheMMAReport.com learned about these events earlier this week … Continue reading

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Bellator signs Paul Daley and Melvin Manhoef

After some speculation about Paul Daley being signed by the World Series of Fighting, the welterweight has once again been signed by Bellator after the promotion released him last year. The signing was announced by Bellator on Monday and along … Continue reading

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Scott Coker: So we’re going to go on the 5th and then we’re are going to go ten straight weeks

The eleventh season of Bellator will begin on September 5th in Connecticut and the promotion officially announced yesterday that the event will be headlined by Pat Curran defending the featherweight title against Patricio Pitbull. Outside of the September 5th event, … Continue reading

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Bellator confirms the release of 19 fighters

Nineteen fighters have been released from their Bellator contracts, including former heavyweight tournament winner Eric Prindle and 2014 Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament quarter-finalist Carlos Eduardo. The releases were posted on the Sherdog Forums today, and Bellator confirmed the moves … Continue reading

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New leader in place at Bellator, but there are still many unknowns with the promotion

As new Bellator President Scott Coker said yesterday, Bellator 2.0 has started as the company has transitioned from the previous leadership of Bjorn Rebney and Tim Danaher to Coker. Since the announcement of the change, there have been some questions … Continue reading

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Scott Coker planning to change Bellator into a more traditional format

Scott Coker was officially announced as the Bellator President on late Wednesday afternoon in a conference call and he is planning to turn Bellator into a more traditional mixed martial arts format. Since the start of Bellator, former Chairman and … Continue reading

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Bellator Conference Call with Kevin Kay and Scott Coker

Viacom held a conference call on Wednesday with Spike TV President Kevin Kay to officially introduce Scott Coker as the new Bellator President. At the beginning of the call, Kay and Coker gave opening comments about Coker being the new … Continue reading

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