Sergio Pettis, James Gallagher Out of Bellator Bantamweight Grand Prix

Bellator's upcoming bantamweight tournament has taken two big hits. Current champ Sergio Pettis has withdrawn from the tournament, along with Irish fan-favorite James Gallagher. Pettis' withdrawal from the tournament was first reported Tuesday by Brent Brookhouse of CBS Sports. Pettis was booked to meet Raufeon Stots at Bellator 279 on April 23rd. He will now … Continue reading Sergio Pettis, James Gallagher Out of Bellator Bantamweight Grand Prix

Bellator Announces Eight-Man Bantamweight Grand Prix For 2022

Bellator will host an eight-man tournament at bantamweight next year, with the winner exiting as a champion and a millionaire. The promotion announced the new grand prix on Friday night at Bellator 272 in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. The bracket is set to include Magomed Magomedov, James Gallagher, Leandro Higo, Patchy Mix, Raufeon Stots and Juan … Continue reading Bellator Announces Eight-Man Bantamweight Grand Prix For 2022

Patricky Pitbull Avenges Loss Against Peter Queally, Claims Bellator Lightweight Championship

Patricky Pitbull's explosive striking took him to another stoppage win Friday, putting away Peter Queally in the second round to become the new Bellator Lightweight Champion. Pitbull's win headlined Bellator 270, which took place at the 3Arena Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. Pitbull stopped Queally in the second round after a close opening frame. He first … Continue reading Patricky Pitbull Avenges Loss Against Peter Queally, Claims Bellator Lightweight Championship

James Gallagher vs. Patchy Mix To Headline Bellator’s Return To Ireland In October

Ireland's own James Gallagher will headline Bellator's return to the country on November 5th. He will face former title challenger Patchy Mix in a three-round main event, per a press release sent out by the promotion Tuesday. The bantamweight showdown headlines Bellator 270, which is set to take place at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. … Continue reading James Gallagher vs. Patchy Mix To Headline Bellator’s Return To Ireland In October

Bellator Roundup: Nine Fights Join May/June Schedule

Lots of changes have happened recently to Bellator's schedule of events in May and June. Here is a roundup of all of the matchups that have been reported or confirmed for the show. All of the fights are set to happen at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. Bellator 258 Gets Two New … Continue reading Bellator Roundup: Nine Fights Join May/June Schedule

Numerous Bouts Get Added To Bellator’s Upcoming Four-Pack of Events

CORRECTION 4/6/21:┬áThe date of the fight between Julia Budd and Dayana Silva has been corrected from April 9th to April 16th. Numerous bouts have recently been reported for Bellator's upcoming quartet of events in April and May. The shows, which are set to happen at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA, will be … Continue reading Numerous Bouts Get Added To Bellator’s Upcoming Four-Pack of Events

Bellator Cancels All May Events Due To COVID-19

Bellator's three-event scheduled for the month of May has been cancelled due to the ongoing risk of COVID-19. The news was first broken on Monday by Ariel Helwani of ESPN. The events that Bellator were going to hold were scheduled to be in San Jose, California, USA on May 9th, London, England on May 16th … Continue reading Bellator Cancels All May Events Due To COVID-19

Bellator Unveils Their Marquee Summer and Fall Fights

Bellator had some of its biggest names in one building on Monday, promoting their big upcoming matchups in 2020. A press conference at a ViacomCBS building in New York, New York, USA played host to 16 Bellator fighters that have upcoming fights. SBG Ireland Finds Foes In Pitbull Brothers Fighters that train out of SBG … Continue reading Bellator Unveils Their Marquee Summer and Fall Fights

James Gallagher Pulled From Bellator Dublin Fight Against Cal Ellenor Due To Injury

James Gallagher has been pulled from his Feb. 22 main event fight against Cal Ellenor at Bellator Dublin card due to an injury, as reported on Tuesday by Peter Carroll of MMAFighting.com. Gallagher told fans on Instagram that he was taken off the fight due to a "back injury that has been going on for … Continue reading James Gallagher Pulled From Bellator Dublin Fight Against Cal Ellenor Due To Injury