Vadim Nemkov Shuts Down Corey Anderson In Rematch, Wins Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix

Vadim Nemkov defended his Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship for the third time on Friday night, going five rounds against Corey Anderson to win via unanimous decision and earn a prize of $1 million. Nemkov's victory headlined Bellator 288 from the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Nemkov used his sharp stand-up skills to out-land Anderson … Continue reading Vadim Nemkov Shuts Down Corey Anderson In Rematch, Wins Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix

Bellator 288: Nemkov vs. Anderson 2 Preview

There was no true winner after Vadim Nemkov and Corey Anderson met for the first time. A no-contest result to their Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship fight meant nobody was crowned the winner of the promotion's eight-man 205-pound bracket, and neither fighter got to walk away with a $1 million grand prize. This weekend looks to … Continue reading Bellator 288: Nemkov vs. Anderson 2 Preview

Mansour Barnaoui Submits Adam Piccolotti In Bellator Debut

Mansour Barnaoui had an impressive Bellator debut in the main event of Saturday's card, submitting Adam Piccolotti in the second round to close out a one-sided performance. Barnaoui's victory headlined Bellator 287 from the Allianz Cloud Arena in Milan, Italy. Barnoui secured a rear naked choke against Piccolotti in the second round after minutes of … Continue reading Mansour Barnaoui Submits Adam Piccolotti In Bellator Debut

Champions Patricio Pitbull, Kleber Koike Among Fighters Announced For RIZIN 40

Four big matchups were announced for the New Year's Eve co-promoted card between Bellator and RIZIN on Wednesday. The show, which will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, is expected to include some of the top names from both promotions. In a champion vs. champion pairing, Bellator's 145-pound king Patricio Pitbull … Continue reading Champions Patricio Pitbull, Kleber Koike Among Fighters Announced For RIZIN 40

Bellator, RIZIN Announce Collaborative New Year’s Eve Card

In what is their most ambitious collaboration yet, Bellator and RIZIN will join forces to co-promote an event on New Year’s Eve this year. The promotions announced Monday that they will host a card on December 31st from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be promoted as a “Bellator vs. RIZIN” … Continue reading Bellator, RIZIN Announce Collaborative New Year’s Eve Card

Benson Henderson Goes Five Rounds Against Peter Queally For Decision Win

Veteran Benson Henderson staked his claim as a top challenger in Bellator's lightweight division on Friday night after scoring a main event victory over Peter Queally. Henderson's win headlined Bellator 285 from the 3Arena Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. Henderson went a total of five rounds in the fight against Queally. His sharp elbows and solid … Continue reading Benson Henderson Goes Five Rounds Against Peter Queally For Decision Win

Bellator Flyweight Champion Liz Carmouche To Rematch Juliana Velasquez At December Card

Appearing for the first time since earning the Bellator Flyweight Championship, Liz Carmouche will face former titleholder Juliana Velasquez on December 9th, per Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. The fight is joining Bellator 289, which is scheduled to take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. Carmouche dethroned Velasquez in April, stopping … Continue reading Bellator Flyweight Champion Liz Carmouche To Rematch Juliana Velasquez At December Card

Bellator Announces Light Heavyweight Title Bout, Bantamweight Grand Prix Bouts For Fourth-Quarter 2022 Lineup

A series of high-profile Bellator fights have been added to the end of 2022. The promotion's fourth-quarter schedule has begun to fill out, including a trio of championship bouts that will take place in the coming months. All of the new matchups were announced earlier this week on "The MMA Hour." Light Heavyweight Title Fight … Continue reading Bellator Announces Light Heavyweight Title Bout, Bantamweight Grand Prix Bouts For Fourth-Quarter 2022 Lineup