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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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Gegard Mousasi Annihilates Rory MacDonald At Bellator 206

In the biggest fight in the history of Bellator, middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi was the one who managed to put on a dominant performance. Rory MacDonald may well be the greatest welterweight fighter on the planet today – that’s up for debate. But when he crossed paths with the streaking former Strikeforce light-heavyweight Gegard Mousasi, it mattered for little. Mousasi’s …

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Breaking: Bellator 170lb Grand-Prix Opening Matchups Revealed

ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported today that the opening round of matchups for Bellator’s welterweight grand-prix have been decided. This cannot come quick enough. According to Ariel Helwani, the opening matchups for the Bellator welterweight grand-prix have been decided and confirmed. Beginning from September, the following fights will take place. Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov II Paul Daley vs. Michael ‘Venom’ Page …

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Our Dream Lineup For The Bellator Welterweight Grand-Prix

With Bellator MMA set to put together an eight-man tournament to determine the next challenger to Rory MacDonald’s crown, we put together a list of the eight welterweights and the four matchups we would love to see them involved in. Paul Daley vs. Michael ‘Venom’ Page This one is an absolute no-brainer. Both of these guys have been gunning for …

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Bellator Setting Up A Welterweight Grand-Prix

Bellator MMA have come through with another fresh approach to their divisional championship layout, creating a grand-prix of their very best welterweights. Bellator have signed a streaming deal with DAZN, meaning that the days of dealing with their frustrating tape-delays will be through come September. The move is a huge one for their ongoing push into the mainstream eye and …

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Gegard Mousasi Vs. Rory MacDonald Reportedly Confirmed For Sept 29

Bellator MMA have put together a middleweight title fight for the ages as Gegard Mousasi looks to defend his title against welterweight champ, Rory MacDonald. It has yet to be made official by the promotion themselves, but MMAFighting reported last night that Bellator have set a date for Gegard Mousasi to make a middleweight title defence against his fellow former-UFC vet, Rory …

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Watch: All The Highlights From Bellator 192

While their rivals promoted title fights in the sport’s two heaviest weight classes at UFC 220 in Boston, Bellator MMA put forth a stacked card of their own across the country at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday night. Bellator 192 featured the opening fight in the promotion’s heavyweight Grand Prix between Chael Sonnen and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Douglas Lima …

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Pics: Rory MacDonald Suffered A Grotesque Shin Injury In Bellator Title Win Over Douglas Lima

Rory MacDonald captured the Bellator MMA welterweight title on Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California, as he snapped the three-fight winning streak of Douglas Lima via unanimous decision in the co-main event of Bellator 192. However, the Canadian really had to push through the pain barrier to get his hands on the gold. The five-rounder was a gory …

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Rory MacDonald Claims Bellator May Use Him As Alternate In Heavyweight Tourney

Rory MacDonald’s love for the early days of MMA, when the sport was just as likely to be called NHB(No-Holds-Barred), is well documented. In the past, the Canadian welterweight has spoken of his desire to see the ban on headbutts lifted and time-limits removed. He isn’t too fond of these newfangled weight-classes either. Just last year, MacDonald tweeted the following …

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