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Roy Nelson’s Bellator MMA Debut Set For September 23rd In San Jose

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 15: Roy Nelson (r) battles Alexander Volkov (l) during their Heavyweight bout on UFC Fight Night at the Sprint Center on April 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bellator MMA confirmed on Saturday night that former UFC heavyweight star Roy Nelson will make his promotional debut on September 23rd at Bellator 183 in San Jose, California. ‘Big Country’ will share the card with another UFC veteran, Benson Henderson, who returns from injury to face Brazilian knockout artist Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire on the card. Nelson’s opponent for his Bellator …

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Watch: Matt Mitrione Knocks Fedor Cold Following Unbelievable Double Knockdown At Bellator NYC

There was a trio of dramatic finishes on the bounce at Bellator NYC on Saturday night in New York. Highly-touted prospect Aaron Pico was unexpectedly submitted in mere seconds by Zach Freeman, Michael Chandler lost his Bellator lightweight title due to injury shortly after dropping Brent Primus, and then Fedor Emelianenko was knocked out in brutal fashion moments after he and …

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Twitter Gushes As James Gallagher Wipes Out Chinzo Machida Inside A Round At Bellator 180

As James Gallagher began his celebration lap of the Bellator cage on Saturday night, Jimmy Smith proclaimed his first round submission win over Chinzo Machida “a wipeout”. It was a perfectly apt description. In Machida, the 20-year-old SBG Ireland featherweight prospect looked to be facing his most dangerous foe to date, but Gallagher positively oozed confidence as the introductions were …

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Irish MMA Fans Will Be Able To Watch James Gallagher’s Bellator 180 Fight Live Online

Irish MMA fans will be able to watch surging SBG Ireland featherweight James Gallagher take on Chinzo Machida tonight at Madison Square Garden and they won’t have to hand over a cent to do so. On Friday, The Telegraph’s combat sports journalist Gareth A. Davies confirmed that the Bellator NYC card, which is headlined by a light-heavyweight grudge match between Chael …

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Watch James Gallagher’s December Win In Dublin And Check Out What He’s Up Against Next

Twenty-year-old Bellator MMA featherweight prospect James Gallagher takes on Chinzo Machida in the most significant fight of his young professional career just under two weeks from now at Madison Square Garden in New York City. In Machida, Gallagher faces a fighter who is literally twice his age and has been painfully inactive since turning to professional MMA in 2005, but …

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Teammate Makes Major Claim About Rory MacDonald’s Bellator Pay

At the UFC Athlete Retreat over the weekend, lightweight Kajan Johnson caused quite a stir by passionately speaking out against the promotion’s exclusive and infamous apparel deal with sports clothing giants Reebok, which has cost so many fighters thousands of dollars in sponsorship income. UFC welterweight Alan Jouban posted the following footage of the speech online… The rebel’s words brought …

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Watch: Highlights From SBG Ireland Featherweight Brian Moore’s Stoppage Win At Bellator 177

SBG Ireland’s Brian Moore scored his first win under the Bellator MMA banner on the 14th of the month, stopping Michal Horejsi of the Czech Republic in the second round of a featherweight contest at Bellator 177 in Budapest. Pundit Arena reported on the victory the following day, but no video footage of Moore’s Hungarian exploits was available at the time. However, …

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Watch: Bellator Prospect A.J. McKee Scores Brutal Head-Kick KO, Has A Pop At James Gallagher

Undefeated Bellator MMA featherweight prospect A.J. McKee moved to 8-0 last night at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, as he scored a brutally emphatic win over Dominic Mazzotta. McKee finished Mazzotta just 75 seconds into the first round, wiping him out with a savage head-kick. The strike was actually partially blocked by Mazzotta but even the defensive properties of …

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Watch: Russian Heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov Scores Vicious Walk-Off KO At Bellator 175

Due to the fearsome reputation that the Russian heavyweight carved out with displays of premium violence in the glory days of every nostalgic MMA fan’s favourite promotion, Pride FC, Bellator MMA’s signing of Sergei Kharitonov last year was greeted with a fair amount of enthusiasm. However, Kharitonov’s Bellator career got off to a nightmare start, as he was sparked in …

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Bellator’s Neiman Gracie Claims That Dillon Danis Turned Down An Offer To Fight Him On NYC Card

For their debut in New York, which also marks their second ever foray into the Pay-per-view market, Bellator MMA are really stacking the deck. Already announced for the June 24th show at Madison Square Garden, which will be split into a preliminary card known as Bellator 180 and a main card entitled Bellator NYC, are the following: Bellator NYC: Wanderlei …

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