Bellator Fighter Fedor Emelianenko Hospitalized Due To COVID-19

Bellator fighter Fedor Emelianenko has reportedly been hospitalized to deal with an ongoing battle with COVID-19. Per reports, Emelianenko was admitted to a hospital in Russia after contracting the virus. Emelianenko, the 44-year-old MMA fighter, provided a reassuring update through his Instagram page on Thursday. "Thanks to all who are genuinely concerned for my health. … Continue reading Bellator Fighter Fedor Emelianenko Hospitalized Due To COVID-19

Former GLORY Champ and Bellator Fighter Robin van Roosmalen Hospitalized, Loses Sister In Car Crash

Bellator fighter and former GLORY kickboxer Robin van Roosmalen is currently hospitalized following a car accident on Wednesday. The accident, first reported by RTV Utrecht, reported the collision of a truck and a car on a highway near Nieuwegein, Utrecht, Netherlands. Later reports identified van Roosmalen and his sister in the accident. Melissa van Roosmalen, … Continue reading Former GLORY Champ and Bellator Fighter Robin van Roosmalen Hospitalized, Loses Sister In Car Crash

Yoel Romero To Join Bellator’s Light Heavyweight Roster

Former UFC fighter Yoel Romero has signed a contract with Bellator and is scheduled to compete in the promotion's light heavyweight division. Ariel Helwani of ESPN broke the story on Monday. The signing comes after Romero unexpectedly departed from the UFC earlier in the month, unceremoniously concluding his 13-fight run in the promotion. His last … Continue reading Yoel Romero To Join Bellator’s Light Heavyweight Roster

Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs. Velasquez Play-by-Play

This article is the play-by-play to accompany live coverage of Bellator 254. Live coverage of the event can be found here. Quick Results: Preliminary Card (8:00PM EST) (Youtube) Bout 1: Billy Goff def. Robson Gracie Jr. via TKO, Strikes (RD 2, 1:46) Bout 2: Cody Law def. Kenny Champion via TKO, Strikes (RD 3, 4:44) … Continue reading Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs. Velasquez Play-by-Play

Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs. Velasquez Live Coverage

Bellator will close out their 2020 calendar on Thursday with a flyweight championship bout between Ilima-Lei Macfarlane against Juliana Velasquez from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. Follow along throughout the evening for live coverage of the show. A preview of the card can be read here. Quick Results: Preliminary Card (8:00PM EST) … Continue reading Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs. Velasquez Live Coverage

Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs. Velasquez Preview

Bellator will close out their 2020 season with a battle of two undefeated flyweights in the main event on Friday. Bellator Flyweight Champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will fight Juliana Velasquez on Friday from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. Here's a preview of the show. Click here to skip to a preview of the … Continue reading Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs. Velasquez Preview

Undefeated Flyweight Kana Watanabe Signs With Bellator

Former RIZIN and DEEP Jewels fighter Kana Watanabe has signed a multi-fight deal contract with Bellator. Per a report from Nolan King of MMA Junkie, the undefeated flyweight joins the promotion after 10 fights in Japan. Watanabe has had a strong pro career since 2017, picking up nine wins and one draw. She has fought … Continue reading Undefeated Flyweight Kana Watanabe Signs With Bellator

Anthony Johnson Signs With Bellator After Parting Ways With UFC

Anthony Johnson has parted ways with UFC and has since signed with Bellator, per reports. Ariel Helwani of ESPN was first to report Johnson's change in promotion on Wednesday. The move comes months after Johnson re-entered the USADA testing pool and teased a return in MMA. “I missed the sport. I missed competing. At one … Continue reading Anthony Johnson Signs With Bellator After Parting Ways With UFC

Bellator 253: Caldwell vs. McKee Play-by-Play

This article is the play-by-play to accompany the live coverage of Bellator 253 on the website. Live coverage of the show can be viewed here. Quick Results: Preliminary Card (4:45PM EST) (Youtube) Bout 1: Sullivan Cauley def. Jason Markland via TKO, Strikes (RD 1, 0:28) Bout 2: Kaheem Murray def. Baby Slice via Decision, Unanimous … Continue reading Bellator 253: Caldwell vs. McKee Play-by-Play

Bellator 253: Caldwell vs. McKee Live Coverage

Bellator will finish one half of their Featherweight Grand Prix bracket on Thursday, as Darrion Caldwell and AJ McKee Jr. will compete for a spot in the grand finals of the bracket. The fight headlines a nine-fight card from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. Follow along throughout the evening for live coverage. … Continue reading Bellator 253: Caldwell vs. McKee Live Coverage