Bellator 131: Chandler vs. Brooks 2
When: November 15th, 2014
Where: Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California
How: Spike TV
Stephan Bonnar vs. Tito Ortiz
Michael Chandler vs. Will Brooks – Bellator interim lightweight champion) (for vacant Bellator lightweight title)
We ain’t scared of you, “UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum” – is Bellator MMA’s mentality with Friday’s announcement.
The UFC’s biggest rival confirmed Bellator 131 will go down November 15 inside Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California, the same night UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defends his title against Fabricio Werdum on pay-per-view.
Bellator President Scott Coker just put a date and a venue on a fight that we all knew was coming. Just ahead of the rematch between Pat Curran and Patricio Freire popped off at Bellator 123, UFC Hall of Famers Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar joined Coker in the cage (with a masked Justin McCully in Bonnar’s corner) to help sell their upcoming November 15th main event contest. Here’s...
The long winding run of Eddie Alvarez in Bellator is finally over.
ESPN.com originally reported that Bellator gave its current lightweight champion his unconditional release from the organization.
“We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release” stated Bellator president Scott Coker in a press release. “Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no matching rights...
Eddie Alvarez flexing after another victory in Bellator
Bellator’s hottest commodity Eddie Alvarez may be coming to the UFC.
If it seems like we’ve taken a stroll down this road before, we have, like a lot.
There has long been talks of a move from Bellator to the UFC for Alvarez but the fighter has constantly ran into road blocks, in the form of the tall, bald, former chief executive...
‘Ill’ Will Brooks made his Bellator debut last January in Mount Pleasant in a lightweight quarterfinal bout against Ricardo Tirloni. There was a lot of hype on him heading into the contest, and even more following his impressively dominant unanimous decision victory.
The hype on Brooks would quickly be derailed when he would be eliminated in the next round by Saad Awad. It wasn’t...
People didn’t give Will Brooks a chance to defeat Michael Chandler tonight at Bellator 120 when Eddie Alvarez had to bow out of the fight.
The first round was all Chandler as he controlled the whole opening stanza. Chandler was able to land two takedowns with Brooks not being able to do much, as Chandler was working well from the top.
The second round started with both guys circling...
David Rickels and his electric beard have been on quite the rise since he made the drop to the 155 pound division. Rickels recently earned a title shot by plowing through three lightweights in the toughest tournament in sports during Bellator's 8th season. Let's just say this isn't something, "So easy a 'Caveman' can do it."
When you win a Bellator...
For those who don’t follow Bellaor MMA, this Michael Chandler (pictured) guy is pretty good. Perhaps that’s why the promotion made him “one of the highest paid lightweights” in the game.
Chandler put his 155-pound title on the line Wednesday against David Rickels. It took Chandler all of 44 seconds to put his opponent to sleep.
Chandler now owns a perfect 12-0 résumé....
The final results are in for the Bellator MMA event live from The Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine. The night was headlined with Dave Jansen defeating Marcin Held to win the Lightweight Tournament Finals, a tournament prize of $100,000 and a guaranteed title shot against current Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler. Lightweight Tournament Final [...]