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Why You Need To Watch Bellator 222 This Weekend

Bellator 222 on Friday night is one of the best fight-cards Scott Coker and co. have assembled in quite some time, a superb offering filled to the brim with matchups of real significance to the sport. With eighteen fights to be found on its lineup, there is, of course, every reason to be put off by the length of this …

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Exclusive: Machida Is Faced With Carvalho, But Has An Eye On Mousasi

Bellator’s latest acquisition, the former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, spoke exclusively to us here at Pundit Arena about his promotional debut and his plans for the future. Few names are as synonymous with the sport as Machida’s. From the moment he crane-kicked the legendary Randy Couture into retirement to his title-winning KO of Rashad Evans, Lyoto was front-and-centre through …

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Lyoto Machida Agrees Deal With Bellator MMA

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 18: Lyoto Machida of Brazil looks on against Luke Rockhold in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

The former light-heavyweight champion of the world, Lyoto Machida, has signed a deal with Bellator MMA after his existing deal with the UFC ran out. Just a few weeks after he recorded the win that may well bag him Knockout of the Year honours, Lyoto Machida has now signed with Bellator MMA. Breaking: Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida agrees to …

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Lyoto Machida Calls For Michael Bisping In Retirement Fight

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 18: Lyoto Machida of Brazil looks on against Luke Rockhold in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

UFC 224 winner Lyoto Machida has called for a shot at the former-middleweight champion Michael Bisping as the Englishman edges towards his retirement. Lyoto Machida finished his battle with the legendary Vitor Belfort at last weekend’s UFC 224 with one of the most brutal knockouts we’ve seen in some time. A near-duplicate of the former-champ Anderson Silva’s own iconic KO …

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UFC 224’s Main-Card Gets An Electric New Promo-Vid

UFC 224 takes place on May 12 and features a host of fine talent from top-to-bottom including Amanda Nunes, Raquel Pennington, Vitor Belfort and more. I think it’s fair to say that this month’s UFC 224 has been slept on to a certain extent by those not completely engrossed in the sport of MMA and to be honest, it’s not …

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Fighter Of The Week: Chris Weidman

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter Of The Week’ we’re going to take an in-depth look at this weekend’s UFC 210 co-main event headliner, Chris “the All-American” Weidman. Chris Weidman’s legacy as a mixed martial artist may already be set in stone as a result of his pair of wins over the legend and long-time middleweight champion Anderson Silva. but despite …

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Fighter Of The Week: Yoel Romero

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter Of The Week’ series, we will be taking a closer look at the man who currently stands as the UFC’s #1 middleweight contender, the ‘Soldier of God’, Yoel Romero. At 13-1 as a mixed martial artist and a perfect 8-0 inside the UFC, you wouldn’t be crazy to assume that after his impressive victories over …

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Dana White Confirms That Michael Bisping Will Take On Yoel Romero In His Next Fight

After much speculation without official confirmation, the UFC’s president Dana White has made it clear that Yoel Romero will be the next man to face Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. Bisping’s reign atop the UFC’s middleweight division has not been one without its controversy. After stealing the title away from Luke Rockhold at UFC 199, Bisping’s first title-defence came …

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