Thursday, September 25, 2014
Bellator 129 Fight Card Finalized
Bellator MMA will return to "The Hawkeye State" on Friday, October 17 from The Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs as Iowa natives Josh Neer and Paul Bradley square off in a welterweight affair that will be featured as the main event of the evening live on Spike TV. The night will also feature the return of the “The Colossus” as James Thompson battles veteran Houston Alexander in a heavyweight bout.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Weidman Out, Hendricks vs. Lawler To Headline UFC 181
The UFC announced today that Middle- weight Champion Chris Weidman has suffered a hand injury in training and has been forced out of his fight with Vitor Belfort on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The fight will be rescheduled to a later date. As a result, UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks will take on No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 181 on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
“King Mo” vs. Tom DeBlass Added To Bellator 131
The fight card for Bellator 131 continues to grow as one of the most controversial figures in MMA returns to the Bellator cage as "King Mo" will take on Tom DeBlass in a light heavyweight affair live on Spike TV on Saturday, November 15 from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. Tickets for the event are on sale now.
Friday, September 12, 2014
UFC Settles Piracy Lawsuit
Zuffa today announced the resolution and settlement of its lawsuit against Steven Messina filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by Zuffa, LLC’s anti-piracy counsel, Lonstein Law Office, P.C. Steven Messina, through his attorney, Michael Heitmann, confessed to his illegal behavior and apologized for his actions that resulted in the illegal sharing of UFC content. As part of the settlement, Messina was penalized by the UFC for an undisclosed amount and forced to surrender his computer hardware and software to UFC representatives.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Bellator 126 Full Card Finalized For September 26
A storm is heading to Phoenix as Alexander Shlemenko will return to the Bellator cage on Friday, September 26th to defend his Bellator middleweight title against Brandon Halsey live on Spike TV from Grand Canyon University Arena. The event will also feature the Bellator lightweight tournament final and a full preliminary card. Former heavyweight tournament finalist Ryan Martinez will kick-off the Spike.com portion of the night in a fight against Nick Rossborough
Saturday, September 06, 2014
Cody Bollinger Replaces Josh Hill In WSOF Bantamweight Title Bout
With undefeated Canadian contender Josh Hill forced to withdraw from a planned title fight with reigning World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, submission ace Cody Bollinger of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. has agreed to step up on short notice and face Moraes in the headlining bout of the World Series of Fighting 13 event at Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, Penn. on Saturday, Sept. 13, live on NBC Sports Network.
Tito vs. Bonnar Set For Saturday, November 15
Bellator MMA is primed for one of the biggest events in promotional history as San Diego’s Valley View Casino Arena will host Bellator 131 on Saturday, November 15 live and free on Spike TV. The night will feature one of the biggest grudge matches in the sport as MMA icons clash when Tito “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Ortiz returns to the Bellator cage to face “The American Psycho” Stephan Bonnar in a light heavyweight affair, while Will Brooks and Michael Chandler will battle for the vacant Bellator lightweight title.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Invicta FC 8 Kicks Off Fight Pass September
The stacked September of exclusively live fights on UFCFIGHTPASS.com begins this Saturday, with the inaugural Invicta FC event live and on-demand from Kansas City. The Invicta FC 8 event is headlined by Invicta atomweight champion Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson defending her title against Japanese challenger Yasuko Tamada,
Wheaties Fans Select Anthony Pettis As America’s Next Box Champion
With over 873,000 workouts logged over the last two months in support of the Wheaties Next Challenge, America has spoken by selecting UFC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis to be featured nationally on the famed Wheaties box. This marks the first time in the cereal’s 91-year history that Wheaties put the power in the hands of the voters to choose the next elite athlete to appear on the box. Pettis’ Wheaties box will be available in early 2015.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Stephan Bonnar Signs With Bellator MMA, Wants Tito Ortiz
The Bellator light heavyweight division has seen a new arrival as fan favorite Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar has agreed to terms on a new Bellator contract. Last competing in 2012 against Anderson Silva, Bonnar is eager to get back to work, and has a good idea about who his first opponent should be inside the Bellator cage.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
UFC 180 Main Card Bouts Announced
The UFC was in Mexico today to kickoff ticket sales for "UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum" and unveil several of the fighters and bouts slated for the Saturday, November 15 event at the Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City. Headlining the November card is the highly anticipated five-round main event featuring UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and number one contender Fabricio Werdum.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Bellator Re-Launches The Next Era In The Women’s Division
Bellator MMA has reestablished the women’s division with two of MMA’s top featherweights leading the forefront. Finding previous success in the female MMA game, Bellator President Scott Coker has added Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd to the roster to start the next era of the Bellator women’s division.