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Bellator Finally Releases Eddie Alvarez

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...
Via Between The Ropes
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Eddie Alvarez finally in the UFC?

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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 120: Will Brooks upsets Michael Chandler for interim title (video highlights)

‘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...
Via Fight Booth
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Brooks upsets Michael Chandler, is new interim lightweight champion

This PPV has been incredible, can we all agree? Every single fight has been incredible, and this co-main event between Will Brooks and ex-lightweight champ Michael Chandler for the interim lightweight championship stole the show. The fight was a back and forth slugfest/grapplefest. A slupplefest, if you will. Chandler obviously took the first two rounds, while Brooks possibly had...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 120 Results: Brooks Upsets Chandler To Win Title

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...
Via Between The Ropes
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Brooks named new opponent for Michael Chandler as Bellator 120 remains on pay-per-view

It didn’t take long for Bellator MMA to make some critical decisions regarding Bellator 120 next Saturday after Eddie Alvarez had to pull out of his lightweight title bout (and the card’s main event) against Michael Chandler. 411mania.com is reporting that changes to the card as well as the announcement that Bellator 120 will remain on pay-per-view despite Alvarez/Chandler III...
Via Players View
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 97 Video Highlights: Chandler continues to dominate at 155

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...
Via hov-mma
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bellator 97: Michael Chandler Easily KO’s David Rickels (Video)

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....
Via 5thRound.com
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bubba Jenkins signs with Bellator MMA

At 3-0, former NCAA wrestling champion Bubba Jenkins is ready to begin the next chapter in his career as the #1 world ranked prospect has signed a long-term promotional agreement with Bellator. Jenkins is scheduled to make his Bellator debut this summer and will be given a number of fights before entering The Toughest Tournament [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA Results From Lewiston, Maine

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 [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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