Bellator Roundup: July 31st Card Gets Late Changes, Numerous Fights Join August Show

Bellator's recent schedule of shows has received numerous changes as of late, including some fights that are set to play out later this week. This issue of the Bellator Roundup will cover all of the recent changes within the promotion. Two Last-Minute Bouts Join Bellator 263 A pair of new matchups have recently joined the … Continue reading Bellator Roundup: July 31st Card Gets Late Changes, Numerous Fights Join August Show

Former Champ Douglas Lima To Rematch Michael ‘Venom’ Page At London Bellator Card

Former Bellator Welterweight Champion Douglas Lima will face Michael Page in a rematch on October 1st, headlining what will be Bellator's long-awaited return to the SSE Arena in London, England. Bellator announced the full card on Tuesday. The event is set to be the promotion's first event in the country since 2019. Lima and Page … Continue reading Former Champ Douglas Lima To Rematch Michael ‘Venom’ Page At London Bellator Card

Heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Sergei Kharitonov To Headline Bellator 265

Veteran heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Sergei Kharitonov are set to headline Bellator's August 20th event from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. The matchup was confirmed by Bellator via press release on Tuesday. The fight sees Kharitonov get his return in Bellator after over a year outside of the promotion. He fought … Continue reading Heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Sergei Kharitonov To Headline Bellator 265

Bellator Roundup: Changes To July 31st Card, Plans For South Dakota Event In August

Bellator's July 31st card has seen many recent changes as of late, having gained two bouts while losing two others. Also, the promotion is eyeing an event in South Dakota next month. This issue of the Bellator Roundup will break it all down. Bellator 263 Loses Two Fights, Gains Two With just over a week … Continue reading Bellator Roundup: Changes To July 31st Card, Plans For South Dakota Event In August

Bellator Parts Ways With Three Fighters Following Bellator 262

Three fighters that competed at Bellator 262 last weekend are no longer part of the promotion's roster, per a report from Steven Marrocco and Mike Heck of MMA Fighting. Matt Mitrione, Ronny Markes and Adil Benjilany have reportely parted ways with Bellator since Friday. Mitrione fought in the co-main event of Bellator 262 on July … Continue reading Bellator Parts Ways With Three Fighters Following Bellator 262

Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz Live Coverage

Undefeated Bellator Flyweight Champion Juliana Velasquez will get the chance to defend her belt for the first time when facing Denise Kielholtz on Friday night. Their title fight headlines Bellator 262, which is set to happen at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. Follow along throughout the evening for live updates. A preview … Continue reading Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz Live Coverage

Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz Preview

In late 2020, Juliana Velasquez became the first woman to defeat Ilima-Lei Macfarlane. She dethroned the longtime Bellator Flyweight Champion and started a reign of her own. Now, Velasquez has two things to defend: her undefeated record and her 125-pound belt. She'll have the chance to potentially do both on Friday night, facing Denise Kielholtz … Continue reading Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz Preview

Roman Faraldo Withdraws From Bellator 262 Fight Against John Ramirez

Bellator's July 16th card has lost another fight, as Roman Faraldo has withdrawn from his fight against John Ramirez. Faraldo opted out of the bout due to the upcoming birth of his child which is "at any moment," per a report from Nolan King of MMA Junkie. The fight was set to take place on … Continue reading Roman Faraldo Withdraws From Bellator 262 Fight Against John Ramirez

Marcelo Golm vs. Linton Vassell Off Bellator 262 Lineup

Bellator's July 16th card is down to 11 bouts after the departure of a heavyweight bout between Marcelo Golm and Linton Vassell. News of the cancelled bout was first reported by Nolan King of MMA Junkie on Monday. The fight was set to take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. It … Continue reading Marcelo Golm vs. Linton Vassell Off Bellator 262 Lineup

Report: 18 Fighters Depart Bellator Roster

Bellator has parted ways with 18 fighters as of late, per a report from Nolan King of MMA Junkie. The long list of fighters includes former title challengers and veterans along with prospects and some athletes who never made their promotional debut. Daniel Straus, Bec Rawlings, Tywan Claxton, Heather Hardy, John Macapa, Khonry Gracie, Liam … Continue reading Report: 18 Fighters Depart Bellator Roster