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Bellator 261’s Valentin Moldavsky: Despite Added Responsibility, Feeling the Same Ahead of Title Fight

Ahead of Bellator 261 this Friday, where the pair will battle for the promotion's first-ever interim title, heavyweight contender Tim Johnson noted some similarities between himself and opponent Valentin Moldavsky. One's an American wrestler, one a decorated Sambo practitioner, for...
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Bellator 261: Jaylon Bates Looking to Paint a Picture, Show Off Athleticism

When bantamweight Jaylon Bates returns to the Bellator cage this Friday, the 2-0 fighter will look to keep his perfect record intact. Don't let that small number, just two pro fights, fool you however. Bates also went undefeated as an...
Sidney Outlaw

Bellator 261: Sidney Outlaw Says He Will Reintroduce Himself At Bellator 261

Sidney Outlaw returns to the Bellator cage this Friday at Bellator 261, and he says he will reintroduce himself. Outlaw (15-4) only fought once last year in 2020, marking his least active year since he was an amateur back in...
Christian Edwards, Bellator MMA

Bellator 261’s Christian Edwards Prepared to Make Statement in Devastating Fashion

Christian Edwards will look to extend his undefeated record to five consecutive wins at Bellator 261. He'll attempt to do so against a short-notice opponent: Simon Biyong, who stepped up during fight week to replace Ben Parrish. Edwards (4-0) was...
Timothy Johnson / Tim Johnson Bellator MMA

Bellator 261: Timothy Johnson Credits Move To Extreme Couture For His Success; Sees Fight...

Timothy Johnson returns to the Bellator cage for the promotion's first-ever interim title fight this Friday at Bellator 261. Johnson (15-6) earned his title shot by rattling off three wins in 2020. In February, he knocked out Tyrell Fortune, knocked...
Kana Watanabe and Alejandra Lara, Bellator MMA

Bellator 261: Kana Watanabe Feels Japanese Fighters Show Fans “a Different Side of Fighting”

From duels in the cage to donuts, Kana Watanabe is an interesting character. But then, that's something that Japanese fighters seem to excel at: character. Personality. Getting over with the audience. While western MMA promotions have clung to the notion that...
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Bellator 261: Liz Carmouche Continuing Her March Through Bellator

Bellator flyweight contender Liz Carmouche looks to continue her run through the rankings as she takes on Kana Watanabe this Friday at Bellator 261. In April, it appeared that Liz Carmouche had done the work to lock in third shot...
Matt Mitrione, Bellator MMA

Tyrell Fortune vs. Matt Mitrione, Linton Vassell vs. Marcelo Golm Among Bellator 262 Additions

Bellator 262, the promotion's first of two July dates, has some big additions lined up. On Thursday, Bellator officials announced via press release that Tyrell Fortune (10-1, 1NC) and Matt Mitrione (13-8, 1NC) would finally throw down at the card...
A.J. McKee Bellator MMAvideo

Bellator 263’s A.J. McKee: “I’ve Been Calling Pitbull’s Name for Six Years, He’s Ignored...

When A.J. McKee steps into the cage against Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 263, he'll be stepping into a fight he's been looking forward to for years. But more specifically, he's been waiting for this fight since November, when McKee pulled...
Patricio Pitbull and AJ McKee following Bellator 255

Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee Official for Los Angeles on July 31

The Bellator Grand Prix Final will take place on July 31 at the Forum in Inglewood as Patricio "Pitbull" Freire meets AJ McKee. The highly anticipated Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix final between Patricio Freire and AJ McKee is official for...

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