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Ben Askren grateful that 'master' Dana White would consider signing the 'Funky' ONE FC champ

Can't we all just get along? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is finally warming up to the idea of signing former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren, after passing on the opportunity to grab the "Funky"...Show More Summary

Bellator MMA trolls UFC on Twitter, airs video of Joe Soto getting KTFO by Joe Warren

Bellator MMA with some next-level trolling. With Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in a pay-per-view (PPV) pickle -- because of this disaster -- it was forced to give unheralded bantamweight prospect Joe Soto an immediate 135-pound title shot against TJ Dillashaw in the UFC 177 main event, which takes place tonight (Sat., Aug. Show More Summary

Dana White: I released Stephan Bonnar so he could beat the s--t out of Tito Ortiz in Bellator

It's not every day you see Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tearing up one of its contracts to allow a fighter to compete for the competition. Especially Bellator MMA. Then again, how often does the opportunity come along to "beat...Show More Summary

Stephan Bonnar signs with Bellator, promises to rid MMA world of 'Tito Ortiz virus'

Eddie Alvarez for Stephan Bonnar? Sounds fair. It never happened inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, but it could go down inside the Bellator MMA cage. Former UFC Light Heavyweight Stephan Bonnar has signed a multi-fight...Show More Summary

Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez official for UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas

That was fast. Not long after parting ways with Bellator MMA, former 155-pound champion Eddie Alvarez inked a new deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2014) and will make his debut against Donald Cerrone at the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Sept. Show More Summary

Bellator cuts War Machine following reports of 'severe beating' that left 'significant other' hospitalized

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight and current Bellator mixed martial arts (MMA) attraction "War Machine" -- formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver -- is in trouble with the law again, as "Sin City" police are trying...Show More Summary

Bellator 123: King Mo unfazed by Tom DeBlass -- or his knockouts over guys with alligator arms

And he's even less worried about the ground game. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Tom DeBlass -- who ended his short-lived retirement to join Bellator MMA back in early 2013 -- has put the 205-pound division...Show More Summary

Bellator 123: King Mo, Cheick Kongo, and Bobby Lashley added to UFC showdown on Sept. 5 at Mohegan Sun

If you thought Bellator MMA was just going to roll over on Sept. 5, you better think again. Bellator MMA is not going down without a fight. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) scheduled its upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martialShow More Summary

Thiago Silva return fight set for Aug. 29 against Bellator veteran Mike Hayes

A press conference announcing the full card is expected later this month. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Thiago Silva has finally found an opponent for his return to mixed martial arts (MMA), taking on Mike Hayes at the Fight Time 20 event on Aug. Show More Summary

Scott Coker Officially Announced as Bellator President After Rebney Departure

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Scott Coker, who created and promoted fights under the Strikeforce banner from 1985 until 2013, was officially introduced as the new President of Bellator Fighting Championship during a Wednesday conference call which Bleacher Report dialed in to. Show More Summary

He's back! Mark Munoz inks four-fight UFC contract

Sorry Bellator, this one is staying put. Dear media: It's time to put Mark Munoz back into the "official" rankings. That's because the aging Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight is no longer unemployed, today (June 12, 2014)...Show More Summary

Showdown! UFC Fight Night 50 and Bellator 123 go head-to-head on Sept. 5 in Connecticut

Which pits Foxwoods against Mohegan Sun... and FOX Sports 1 against Spike TV. Looks like Sept. 5, 2014 will be a busy night for Indian reservations in Connecticut. That's because Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced its upcoming...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

The Good, Bad and Strange from Bellator 120

Bellator Fighting Championship may have more than 100 shows under its belt, but the promotion took a landmark step on Saturday night at Bellator 120. The event marked the organization's first jump into pay-per-view waters, and BFC put together a stacked lineup that featured talent from every corner of its roster. Show More Summary

Bellator 120 results: Tito Ortiz submits Alexander Shlemenko in round one

For just the second time in his lengthy 28-fight mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Tito Ortiz competed under a promotional banner not named Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). And the former Light Heavyweight champion did it against an under-sized Middleweight at Bellator 120. Show More Summary

Rampage Jackson fires back at Daniel Cormier: 'Watch what you say or get the taste smacked out of your mouth'

Daniel Cormier has been playing cheerleader for Muhammed Lawal... much to the chagrin of Bellator 120 opponent Quinton Jackson. What happens on Instagram... doesn't stay on Instagram. Undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light...Show More Summary

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney to culinary union: Don't back off your fight against the Fertittas!

Because the enemy of my enemy is my friend. Culinary Workers Union Local 226, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, has found an unlikely ally in its fight against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta. Bjorn Rebney. The Bellator CEO supports the union's fight against Station Casinos -- owned by the Fertitta Bros. Show More Summary

Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko full fight video journal for Bellator 120 PPV on May 17

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz will try to reinvent himself under the Bellator banner following a long and difficult battle with injuries. "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" documents his...Show More Summary

Bellator Champion Douglas Lima: Is He the Most Underrated Welterweight in MMA?

Douglas Lima has perfected the art of finishing fights, his latest such victory earning him the Bellator welterweight championship and a spot on the short list of top 170-pound fighters in the world. In each of his last five fights,Show More Summary

Bjorn Rebney: Characterizing Ronda Rousey as the biggest star in MMA is disrespectful and disingenuous

In addition, Rebney labels Rousey's rise to stardom as "forced marketing." Bellator head cheese Bjorn Rebney has a lot of respect for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Not just for her accomplishments...Show More Summary

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