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Heavyweight Great Fedor Emelianenko Hospitalized After Contracting COVID-19

Bellator heavyweight and PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko has landed in hospital after contracting COVID-19. Considered by many one of the greatest of all time, Emelianenko confirmed on social media Thursday that he was "on the mend" after being hospitalized due...
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Should Bellator Wait to Make the Romero vs. Rumble Fight or Capitalize on the...

Bellator has definitely put themselves in a big money and a high viewership situation heading into 2021. That's thanks to the anticipation from fans after the signing of two former UFC title contenders, Yoel Romero and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Both...
Darina Madzyuk

Darina Mazdyuk, Who Defeated 529lb Man in Freakshow Fight, Signed by Bellator

For Bellator MMA, there's Rumble Johnson, and Yoel Romero, and then there's a different type of free agent signing: Darina Mazdyuk. Mazdyuk (3-1) is the latest addition to the Bellator roster. But rather than being an immediate threat to win...
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Bellator Signs Yoel Romero, Debut Likely at 205lbs

Former UFC title challenger Yoel Romero has officially signed with Bellator and is expected to move up in weight to compete in the light heavyweight division. "The Soldier of God" has found a home after just two weeks on the...
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Following Bellator 254, Scott Coker Mum on Next Grand Prix Weight Class

After Bellator 254, that's a wrap for the promotion's 2020 calendar year. Like everyone else, it was no doubt a year that in many ways the organization would like to forget. At the same time, Bellator managed to put on...
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Bellator 254’s Romero Cotton Expecting Tougher Match-Ups Moving Forward

Middleweight Romero Cotton's win over Justin Sumter at Bellator 254 was a long time coming. Originally slated for March, only to be delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, "it was a crazy road" getting to the fight, Cotton (5-0) said following...
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Bellator 254: Linton Vassell Wants Moldavsky, Then Bader Rematches

For the second straight fight, Linton Vassell got the job done early. At Bellator 254, Vassell put on an impressive display against UFC alum Ronny Markes. Combined with a prior TKO of Sergei Kharitonov, this latest stoppage (also a...
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Bellator 254: Magomed Magomedov Wants One More Fight Before Title Shot

Bantamweight Magomed Magomedov made his promotional debut at Bellator 254, and the former ACB champion immediately made his presence felt. It's not often you see a debuting fighter (let alone two) in the co-main event of a major card, but...
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Bellator 254: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Finds Relief, Fresh Motivation in Title Loss

It's not entirely hyperbole to say that an era has ended for Bellator MMA's flyweight division. On Thursday at Bellator 254, Juliana Velasquez brought to an end the reign of Ilima-Lei Macfarlane — the only women's flyweight champion the...
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and Juliana Velasquez, Bellator 254

Bellator 254: Macfarlane vs. Velasquez Photo Highlights

The final card of 2020 for Bellator MMA saw a changing of the guard in the women's flyweight division. In the main event of Bellator 254, Brazilian challenger Juliana Velasquez became the first woman to defeat reigning champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane....

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UFC 257: Health Back on Track, Jessica Eye Questions Why No...

Entering UFC 257 on Saturday, Jessica Eye is aware that opponent Joanne Calderwood is no fan of hers. Calderwood has been vocal about her...