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AJ McKee Scores 8-Second KO At Bellator 228

AJ McKee managed to score a stunning first-round knockout of Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 228, finishing the fight in just eight seconds. This 24-year-old is going places, there’s absolutely no doubt about it. On a night that also included a successful return to action for AJ’s father, Antonio McKee, the prospect was able to score one of the fastest KO’s …

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Leah McCourt Steamrolls Kerry Hughes To First-Round Submission

Leah McCourt was as dominant as advertised as she absolutely ran through her Bellator Dublin opponent Kerry Hughes on her way to a first-round stoppage. McCourt had the opportunity to show all of her skills as she dealt with the threat presented by the Essex-native Hughes on the Bellator 227 main-card. Opening up the fight with some heavy exchanges on …

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Richie Smullen Scores Dominant First-Round Submission At Bellator Dublin

Richie Smullen returned to the Bellator cage in emphatic fashion, scoring a beautifully manoeuvred submission victory over Sean Tobin in Dublin. As soon as the opening bell sounded it was vintage Richie Smullen as he secured the takedown within the contest’s first thirty seconds, something that signalled the beginning of the end for Limerick’s Sean Tobin. From there on out …

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Richie Smullen Hopes To Ride Momentum To Spectacular Bellator Dublin Win

Richie Smullen spoke to us here at Pundit Arena ahead of his Bellator Dublin featherweight showdown against Sean Tobin this evening. Seeing Richie win in dominant fashion on February’s Bellator Dublin main-card held an extra significance to those who have followed his career – especially in the last year or so. His run as a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter was one …

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Richard Kiely: “A 3-1 Fighter Is About To Knock Out Bellator’s Biggest Star”

Richard Kiely spoke to us here at Pundit Arena ahead of the biggest fight of his career, a Bellator Dublin clash with Michael ‘Venom’ Page. When the Bellator co-main-event contest between Michael ‘Venom’ Page and Richard Kiely was first announced back in July, my initial reaction was a mixture of both surprise and excitement. I’ve followed the career of the …

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James Gallagher’s Bellator Dublin Opponent Cal Ellenor Withdraws From Contest

Cal Ellenor has been forced to withdraw from his Bellator Dublin main-event showdown with James Gallagher due to an injury. The fight was seen by many as a very interesting clash between two top prospects, one that could potentially have given the winner the opportunity to make a statement within the divisional title-picture. Unfortunately, ESPN reported in the late hours of Tuesday …

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Surging SBG Featherweight Pedro Carvalho Scores Submission Win At Bellator 226

Pedro Carvalho managed to score an impressive submission victory over the veteran Sam Sicilia at Bellator 226 last night. The SBG standout will advance to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Bellator featherweight grand-prix and as a result, will edge closer to the tournament’s $1 million overall prize. Carvalho, who held both the Portuguese and Irish flags above his head upon …

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Cris Cyborg Ends UFC Run To Sign With Bellator

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Former UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has ended her free agency and officially signed with Bellator MMA. Bellator president Scott Coker made the announcement on Tuesday claiming that Cyborg had signed the ‘biggest contract in women’s MMA history’. “I have worked with countless athletes over my thirty-plus years of promoting combat sports, but there is no one quite like Cyborg,” …

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