Sports

Fifth Fight Added to the Historic BELLATOR VS. RIZIN Event on New Year’s Eve

  • November 11, 2022
  • 0 Comments

Los Angeles — BELLATOR MMA has announced that its fifth participant for the New Year’s Eve spectacle against RIZIN Fighting Federation opponents will be No. 10-ranked lightweight, Gadzhi Rabadanov (18-4-2), taking on 27-year-old Japanese standout Koji Takeda (15-3) in a compelling matchup between two competitors riding high on the strength of consecutive victories. A first-of-its-kind blockbuster co-promotion, BELLATOR MMA vs. RIZIN takes […]

Sports

Full Card Set for BELLATOR MMA’S Return to Chicago on November 18th

  • November 2, 2022
  • 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES — As BELLATOR’s return to the Windy City approaches, the promotion has announced the full lineup of preliminary bouts slated to take place before the event’s hugely consequential, two title fight-led main card. On Friday, Nov. 18, BELLATOR 288 brings two world championship bouts to Wintrust Arena in Chicago, when incumbent light heavyweight titlist Vadim Nemkov (15-2, 1 NC) immediately rematches No. […]

Sports

Official BELLATOR MMA Fighter Rankings As Of November 1st

  • November 1, 2022
  • 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES — This past weekend, BELLATOR MMA touched down in Milan, Italy, for an event fraught with European talent. In the main event, highly-touted BELLATOR newcomer Mansour “Tarzan” Barnaoui (20-4) dominated mainstay Adam Piccolotti (13-5) in a grappling-heavy affair, notching a second-round submission with a rear-naked choke. The win vaulted Barnaoui to No. 11 in the lightweight division, just […]

Sports

BELLATOR MMA 287: Piccolotti vs. Barnaoui Weigh-In Results

  • October 28, 2022
  • 0 Comments

MILAN, ITALY – All competitors weighed in successfully ahead of this morning ahead of tomorrow’s BELLATOR MMA 287: Piccolotti vs. Barnaoui event, which emanates from the Allianz Cloud Arena in Milan, Italy. The international spectacle will be headlined by a lightweight contest featuring 13-fight BELLATOR veteran Adam Piccolotti (13-4) welcoming the newly signed French superstar and former Road FC Champion, Mansour Barnaoui (19-4) to the fold. […]

Sports

Bellator 288 Main Card Set With Five Fights for Friday, November 18th

  • October 6, 2022
  • 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES — On Friday, Nov. 18, BELLATOR 288 brings two world championship bouts to the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, when incumbent light heavyweight titlist Vadim Nemkov (15-2, 1 NC) immediately rematches No. 1-ranked Corey Anderson (16-5, 1 NC) in the BELLATOR Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Final, while Patricky “Pitbull” (24-10) defends his Lightweight World Championship against undefeated, No. 1-ranked Usman Nurmagomedov (15-0). In addition, three main card bouts have […]

Sports

Weigh-In Results and Photos For Bellator MMA 286: Pitbull VS. Borics

  • September 30, 2022
  • 0 Comments

Long Beach, CA. – Today’s weigh-ins are in the books for this weekend’s BELLATOR MMA 286: Pitbull vs. Borics event, which takes place tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, Calif. The event will air live on SHOWTIME beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, while the preliminary fight card will begin at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, and will be distributed on the BELLATOR […]

Sports

Updated Bellator MMA Fighter Rankings as of September 27, 2022

  • September 27, 2022
  • 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES – Last Friday, Benson Henderson (30-11) showcased his years of world championship experience as he dominated Peter Queally (13-7) over the course of five rounds on the way to an impressive victory in front of the electric crowd in Dublin. With the victory, Henderson shoots up in the lightweight rankings to the No. 2 spot. Yoel Romero (15-6) once again […]

Sports

King Of Pancrase Welterweight Champion Masayuki Kikuiri Signs With Bellator MMA

  • September 27, 2022
  • 0 Comments

BELLATOR MMA has signed King of Pancrase Welterweight Champion, Masayuki Kikuiri (7-2-1), to an exclusive multi-fight, multi-year contract.  The 27-year-old Kikuiri joins BELLATOR after a successful ten-fight run with Pancrase, Japan’s longest-running martial arts organization, that culminated with him winning the 170-pound championship. U-NEXT is the exclusive live streaming partner of all BELLATOR events in Japan including Kikuiri’s future bouts. […]