Monday, April 07, 2014
Oropeza vs. Koreshkov Finalizes Bellator 118
Bellator MMA returns to Atlantic City’s Revel on Friday, May 2 live on Spike TV as “The Baddest Man On The Planet” Joe Warren will look to reclaim a Bellator title when he battles reigning Bellator Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas. The night will also feature the New Jersey return of Sam Oropeza, as he meets Russian phenom Andrey Koreshkov in the Bellator welterweight tournament semifinals.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
“The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn” Initial Cast Revealed
On Wednesday, April 16, Ultimate Fighting Championship fans will get their fill of the UFC’s long-running reality series, "The Ultimate Fighter," as Fox Sports 1 showcases the season-ending "The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale" live from Quebec City, followed by the two-hour premiere of the hotly anticipated 19th season headlined by former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and two-division champion BJ Penn.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Heavyweight Tournament Semifinals Set For Bellator 116
Bellator MMA is bringing "The Toughest Tournament In Sports" back to Southern California as Pechanga Resort & Casino hosts the heavyweight tournament semifinals Friday, April 11 live on Spike TV. The night will also feature a welterweight tournament semifinal as Nathan Coy battles Adam McDonough, along with a light heavyweight showdown between Vladimir Matyushenko and Joey Beltran.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Bellator Heavyweight Title Bout Set For April 4
At 13-0 and the undefeated Bellator heavyweight world champion, Russian knockout connoisseur Vitaly Minakov is ready to extend his reign as “The New Emperor” and defend his world title against Cheick Kongo live on Spike TV Friday, April 4 from Nevada’s Reno Events Center. The night will also feature the Bellator middleweight and welterweight Semifinals, along with a full card of local talent.
UFC International Fight Week Returns To Vegas July 1-6
The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Las Vegas are teaming up for the third annual UFC International Fight Week July 1-6, 2014. The weeklong celebration for fans around the world returns with its biggest plans yet and something for everyone including entertainment, dining, arts, charitable events, shopping and, of course, all things UFC.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
“The Ultimate Fighter” 20 Tryouts Open To Strawweight Women
In the aftermath of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization’s 20th anniversary, the UFC is kicking off its next two decades with a fresh twist on its storied reality television series, "The Ultimate Fighter." For the first time ever, the series’ 20th season will feature an all women cast in the UFC’s newest weight division and a new title for the winner—that of UFC champion.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Bellator 114 Fight Card Finalized From Utah’s Maverik Center On March 28
A “Storm” is coming to Salt Lake as the always dangerous Alexander Shlemenko will put his middleweight world title and twelve-fight win streak on the line against tournament winner Brennan Ward live on Spike TV Friday, March 28 from Utah’s Maverik Center at Bellator 114.
Yushin Okami vs. Svetlozar Savov Added To World Series of Fighting 9
Perennially top-ranked middleweight Yushin "Thunder" Okami makes his World Series of Fighting debut on March 29, as he battles Svetlozar Savov on the NBCSN-broadcast main card of "World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares." Additionally, a featherweight matchup between Brenson Hansen and Boostayre "Bullit" Nefarios has also been added to the night's WSOF.com-streamed preliminary card.
Sunday, March 02, 2014
Alvarez vs. Chandler III Headlines Bellator’s First Pay-Per-View May 17
MMA’s greatest trilogy will occur on Saturday, May 17 as Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler in the most highly anticipated fight of 2014, live on pay-per-view. Location and ticket information will be made available shortly. The main event is the third installment in this epic MMA trilogy that has featured a spectacular submission victory for Chandler at Bellator 58 and a dramatic five-round split decision victory for Alvarez at Bellator 106 this past November.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida Steps Up To Face Champion Chris Weidman
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced tonight that former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida will face off against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 173 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 24.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Bellator Middleweight Tournament Set: Marshall, Cramer, Cooper And Grove
Bellator will host its first four-man middleweight tournament beginning March 28 from Utah’s Maverik Center as Brett Cooper will battle Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove in the semifinal round, while Doug “The Rhino” Marshall will clash with American Top Team’s Dan “Cosmo” Cramer April 4 from the Reno Events Center. Both fights will be featured on the main card of Bellator 114 and 115 respectively.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko Signs Multi-Year Extension With Bellator
When reigning Bellator Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko steps into the cage on March 28, the 29-year-old Russian finisher will not only be looking for his incredible 50th win, but will also be fighting with a new contract in hand as Bellator has announced a long term extension for the man known simply as “Storm”. Shlemenko will defend his crown against season 9 tournament winner Brennan Ward live on Spike.