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Watch: Aaron Pico Rebounds From Debut Defeat With Chilling One-Punch KO At Bellator 183

After almost three years of hype, Aaron Pico’s professional debut back in June lasted a mere 24 seconds. That would have perfectly fine with his promoters, of course, had Pico been the one to carry out the lightning-quick demolition.  Pico, who was signed to a long-term contract by Bellator based upon his top-class wrestling and amateur boxing credentials when he …

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Watch: Michael ‘Venom’ Page Took A Cheeky Swipe At Conor McGregor Earlier This Week

Bellator MMA welterweight star Michael ‘Venom’ Page took a cheeky little swipe at UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor during a press conference in London earlier this week. It was announced in July that Page had signed with Hayemaker Ringstar and that he intended to attempt the difficult transition from the MMA cage to the boxing ring at some point before …

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Watch: Garry Tonon Busts Out Conor McGregor Impression After Beating Dillon Danis At Polaris 5

After topping Dillon Danis in a grudge rematch at last night’s Polaris 5 grappling event in London, Danaher Death Squad member Garry Tonon busted out a less than convincing impression of Danis’s friend and training partner Conor McGregor. Tonon and Danis first fought at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship back in 2015. On that occasion, Tonon …

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Former UFC Heavyweight King Frank Mir Signs With Bellator MMA

On Tuesday evening, Frank Mir, who was twice crowned UFC heavyweight champion in the noughties, announced that he has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Mir made the announcement during an episode of Phone Booth Fighting, a podcast that he regularly co-hosts with Richard Hunter. MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani, as is his wont, was the first to report that …

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Bellator Confirm James Gallagher’s Opponent For November Show In Dublin

Irish featherweight James Gallagher will take on Jeremiah Labiano in the headline attraction of Bellator’s November 10th show at Dublin’s 3Arena. It was known for some time that Gallagher, a native of Strabane, County Tyrone but fighting out of Dublin’s world-famous SBG Concorde gym, would be one half of the show’s main event. However, Irish MMA journalist Peter Carroll recently …

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David Haye Announces Rio Medalist Joe Joyce And MMA Star Michael Page Have Signed With His Promotional Company

At a press conference in London today, David Haye made a number of big announcements, not only pertaining to his own in-ring career but also regarding the future of his promotional company, Hayemaker Ringstar. Haye, who ruptured his achilles tendon during his fight with bitter rival Tony Bellew at the O2 Arena back in March and was subsequently stopped by …

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Gegard Mousasi Becomes Latest Big Name To Leave UFC For Bellator MMA

Following in the footsteps of other big names like Benson Henderson, Matt Mitrione, Ryan Bader, Rory MacDonald and Roy Nelson, top middleweight Gegard Mousasi has made the decision to depart the UFC for rival promotion Bellator MMA. After his recent fight with Chris Weidman, which ended in a controversial win for the Dutchman, Mousasi had fulfilled his contractual obligations to …

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Rory MacDonald Calls Out Douglas Lima In Chilling Fashion

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: (L-R) Rory MacDonald kicks Robbie Lawler in their UFC welterweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

‘The Red King’ has a knack for unsettling people. Those dark eyes, the dead stare and the deadpan expression all aid the unsettling abilities of Rory MacDonald. At UFC 189, MacDonald and Robbie Lawler unleashed absolute hell, fire and brimstone upon one another for four titanic rounds. At the end of the fourth round, Lawler engaged in a stare down with …

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Fedor Emelianenko Intends To Soldier On After Bellator NYC Defeat

Some, who perhaps can’t bear to let him go, will be delighted to hear that Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko expressed a desire to continue his fighting career during last night’s Bellator NYC post-fight press conference. Others, too disturbed by the sight of the 40-year-old Emelianenko being brutally bludgeoned into unconsciousness by Matt Mitrione a couple of hours earlier, will …

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