Bellator Bantamweight Champion Sergio Pettis To Face Former Champ Kyoji Horiguchi At December 3rd Event

Kyoji Horiguchi will get the chance to re-gain the Bellator Bantamweight Championship on December 3rd, facing current champ Sergio Pettis at Bellator 272. The fight will headline a card that is set to happen at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. News of the bantamweight title fight was first reported by Luke Thomas … Continue reading Bellator Bantamweight Champion Sergio Pettis To Face Former Champ Kyoji Horiguchi At December 3rd Event

Matt Bessette Becomes Two-Division CES Champion, Announces Retirement From MMA

Matt Bessette announced his retirement from MMA on Friday night after defeating short-notice opponent Ryan Dela Cruz and becoming a two-division CES champion. The final fight of his career headlined CES 64, which took place at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Bessette's near-perfect performance against Dela Cruz came to a close in … Continue reading Matt Bessette Becomes Two-Division CES Champion, Announces Retirement From MMA

Gegard Mousasi Counters John Salter’s Wrestling, Stops Him In The Third Round With Strikes To Defend Middleweight Bellator Championship

Bellator Middleweight Champion Gegard Mousasi was able to adapt against and eventually neutralize the wrestling skills of John Salter to defend his belt for the first time in his current title run. Mousasi earned a third-round stoppage win against Salter in the title fight, taking him out with ground and pound. The win for Mousasi … Continue reading Gegard Mousasi Counters John Salter’s Wrestling, Stops Him In The Third Round With Strikes To Defend Middleweight Bellator Championship

Bellator 264: Mousasi vs. Salter Preview

Gegard Mousasi reclaimed the Bellator Middleweight Championship last year with a win against Douglas Lima. Now on his second stint with the belt, Mousasi will look to defend it for the first time when fighting John Salter in the main event of Friday's Bellator show. The fight headlines an eight-bout card from the Mohegan Sun … Continue reading Bellator 264: Mousasi vs. Salter Preview

Kendly St. Louis Misses Lightweight Limit By Over Five Pounds, Scratched From Bellator 264 Fight

A large weight limit miss at the Bellator 264 weigh-ins on Thursday have caused the card to lose yet another bout. Kendly St. Louis missed weight for his lightweight bout against Justin Montalvo by six-and-a-half pounds, forcing the bout to be scratched from the lineup. News of the weight miss was first broken by on-site … Continue reading Kendly St. Louis Misses Lightweight Limit By Over Five Pounds, Scratched From Bellator 264 Fight

Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Danny Sabatello Out of Bellator 264, Other Bout Removed As Well

Bellator 264 lost two fights on Tuesday, knocking the lineup down to nine bouts in total. A positive COVID-19 test to Danny Sabatello has removed him from this weekend's Bellator event, per a report from Alexander K. Lee and Mike Heck of MMA Fighting. Sabatello was scheduled to fight Johnny Campbell at Bellator's August 13th … Continue reading Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Danny Sabatello Out of Bellator 264, Other Bout Removed As Well

Bellator Roundup: 10 Fights Join August Schedule

Bellator's upcoming schedule of events has seen a large number of fights added to it recently. This Bellator roundup will discuss all the recent additions to Bellator cards. Bellator 264 Gains Six Fights Bellator's August 13th event has nearly doubled in size over the past week, as six bouts have come in and grown the … Continue reading Bellator Roundup: 10 Fights Join August Schedule

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

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