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Lawyers hit MMAAA with cease-and-desist letter, attempt to block action against UFC

Late last week, former Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced the creation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA), an organization — much like the Professional Fighters Association (PFA) — designed to protect the collective...Show More Summary

The More We Learn About The Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association, The Shadier It Seems

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As pretty much everybody saw coming, things aren’t going so well with the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association—the latest attempt at forming a sort of fighters union—and former Bellator founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney’s presence in the group is already threatening to ruin it. Read more...

Bjorn Rebney: UFC, new owners are bullies - 'They need a 'Superman' punch in the back of the head'

Last week, former Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney took part in a conference call alongside Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Tim Kennedy, Cain Velasquez, T.J. Dillashaw and Donald Cerrone, as well as former Welterweight champion,...Show More Summary

Bjorn Rebney, Georges St-Pierre announce Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA), target massive settlement with UFC

The key to uniting is unity. So you’ll excuse my pessimism in the wake of the newly-formed Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA), spearheaded by former Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, and announced earlier today during a special...Show More Summary

UFC stars including St-Pierre and Cerrone, former Bellator boss Rebney announce MMA Athletes Association to challenge UFC

A group of five UFC fighters and former Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney today announced the formation of the MMA Athletes Association, which seeks to organize fighters with the aim of getting better treatment from the industry-leader.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Domain Registry Records Link Fight Promoter Bjorn Rebney To "MMA Athletes Association"

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Former Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney—who is named in a press release touting an “industry defining” announcement tomorrow, and whose wife’s public relations firm sent the release out—is the owner of the domains,, and It has been widely… Read more...

Former Bellator exec Bjorn Rebney and UFC champ, Georges St-Pierre, among others set to make ‘re-defining’ MMA announcement

File this mixed martial arts (MMA) news under "Curious." Former Bellator MMA owner, chairman and CEO, Bjorn Rebney -- who has not been heard from since his ouster in June 2014 -- is set to make an "industry re-defining" announcement this Wednesday (Nov. Show More Summary

Bellator 2.0: 5 Things Fans Can Look Forward to in Scott Coker Era

A new day has dawned for Bellator. Bjorn Rebney, its founder and CEO, is out. Scott Coker, former Strikeforce head honcho, is in. With Coker comes a complete overhaul of Bellator's schedule and show structure. Tournaments, more or less, are a thing of the past. Show More Summary

Bellator MMA cuts 19 fighters including Lima, Prindle, and Leone

But insists the releases were done prior to the hiring of former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. Bellator MMA, which fired Bjorn Rebney just last week, has also said goodbye to 19 fighters under contract for the Viacom-owned mixed martial...Show More Summary

Bjorn Rebney Out, Scott Coker In: Major Changes Made in Bellator MMA

The rumors of Bjorn Rebney 's departure from Bellator MMA came true on Wednesday, June 18. Spike TV announced that Rebney would be removed as the CEO and chairman of the MMA promotion that he created. President and COO Tim Danaher was also removed from his role. Show More Summary

It’s Official: Former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker Steps in as Bjorn Rebney’s Bellator Replacement

("Yes Dana, enjoy your reign as MMA king for now, because it's all about to come crumbling down. Three years from now. MWAHAHAHA!!!") Ladies and gentlemen, it brings us great pleasure to announce that Bellator MMA will no longer be run...Show More Summary

Bellator MMA: Bjorn Rebney fired, Scott Coker hired, Dana White reaction news stream

Bellator MMA, operating under the Viacom umbrella, fired founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney on Wednesday (June 18, 2014) and hired Scott Coker to take his place. In addition, the former Strikeforce CEO will help lead the Spike TV-televised...Show More Summary

Eddie Alvarez takes high road on Bjorn Rebney release, while Ben Saunders celebrates 'fantastic day for MMA'

Some are happy, some are bummed, while others are hoping Bjorn Rebney lands on his feet on the heels of his recent dismissal as Bellator CEO. Bjorn Rebney was relieved of his duties as CEO of Bellator MMA earlier today (Weds., June 18,...Show More Summary

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson Hints at Retirement on Instagram

Former UFC light heavyweight champ and current Bellator fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is hinting at retirement. The news comes hot on the heels of Bellator 's announcement that Viacom and founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney are partingShow More Summary

BREAKING: Bellator Parts Ways With Bjorn Rebney, Scott Coker (!) Expected to Replace Him

("Kimbo, it's Bjorn. you think Reality Kings needs any more security guards?" / Photo via MMAFighting) Bellator founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney — the man who built the MMA promotion from a scrappy underdog on ESPN Deportes to a major player on Spike TV and pay-per-view — has left the building. Show More Summary

Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney, COO Tim Danaher Leave Positions with Promotion

According to a press release, Bellator MMA founder, chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney and president and COO Tim Danaher have left their positions with the promotion. The press release said that the announcement is "effective immediately"...Show More Summary

'Bittersweet' Bjorn Rebney comments on abrupt Bellator departure, Scott Coker not named replacement … yet

Bellator President Tim Danaher has also stepped down. It's official. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney has been removed by Viacom effective immediately, and today issued a statement on his "bittersweet" departure after eight years at the helm. "It is with bittersweet emotions that I announce that I am leaving the company I founded. Show More Summary

Report: Scott Coker expected to replace Bjorn Rebney as Bellator CEO

But Rebney is not going quietly. Bellator MMA could soon be operating under a new frontman, as reports are coming in this morning (Weds., June 18, 2014) that Viacom has ousted Bjorn Rebney and will replace him with former Strikeforce...Show More Summary

Bellator MMA changes championship format with addition of new tournament contender pool

All past and present Bellator tournament winners are now in world title shot pool. Newport Beach, Calif. (June 12, 2014) - With Bellator's 2014 Summer Series having just begun last Friday, Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney announced...Show More Summary

Bellator's Bjorn Rebney: There are some UFC PPV events I wouldn't watch for free

Because they just don't have the depth they used to Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney is no stranger to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), having purchased his fair share of pay-per-view (PPV) events. But that was back when each card wasShow More Summary

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