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Bellator 262’s Matheus Mattos: Strikers Welcome Moving Forward

Uncasville, CT —In a battle of two fighters who lost their promotional debuts against the same man, it was Matheus Mattos getting his hand raised Friday at Bellator 262. Both Mattos and CeeJay Hamilton had fallen to Magomed Magomedov in...
Arlene Blencowe and Dayana Silva, Bellator 262video

Bellator 262: Arlene Blencowe has Found a New Home in Jackson-Wink MMA

Uncasville, CT — Arlene Blencowe said "challenge accepted" during this week's Bellator 262 media day, speaking to Cageside Press regarding opponent Dayana Silva never being finished in the cage. Not only was the challenge successful, but it was done...
Diana Avsaragova, Bellator 262video

Bellator 262: Diana Avsaragova Glad to Get 15 Minutes of Cage Time

Uncasville, CT — Russian beauty Diana Avsaragova may have been brought into Bellator MMA for her looks, but what turned heads in her debut was a highlight reel knockout of Tara Graff. Friday at Bellator 262, Avsaragova came away...
Tyrell Fortune, Bellator 262video

Bellator 262: Tyrell Fortune Wants Tim Johnson Rematch Over Title Fight

Uncasville, CT — Heavyweight prospect Tyrell Fortune came away from Bellator 262 with a win over Matt Mitrione, but it was not without controversy. While shooting for a takedown in the opening round, Fortune's head clashed with Mitrione's — an...
Juliana Velasquez, Bellator 262video

Bellator 262: Juliana Velasquez Shuts Down Rematch with Kielholtz Following Close Win

Uncasville, CT — A little banged up following a successful title defense at Bellator 262, Juliana Velasquez came away happy with her win over kickboxer Denise Kielholtz. "It was exactly the way that I pictured it to be," said Velasquez,...
Charlie Campbell, Bellator 262video

Bellator 262’s Charlie Campbell Calls Out Jake Paul: “Everyone Is Sick and Tired of...

Uncasville, CT — Lightweight Charlie Campbell feels he did enough at Bellator 262 to earn a long-term contract with the promotion. "If there's anybody in the world that doesn't think I did, they obviously don't know a damn thing about...
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Bellator 262: Champ Juliana Velasquez Happy to be an Inspiration to Youth

Uncasville, CT — The first bout of Juliana Velasquez's title reign arrives Friday night in Connecticut, at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The undefeated champion is stepping in the cage for her first fight of 2021 at Bellator 262. It's also...
Julia Budd and Dayana Silva, Bellator MMAvideo

Bellator 262: Dayana Silva Knows She Can’t Leave It to the Judges

Uncasville, CT — In her last fight, Bellator featherweight Dayana Silva battled to a split decision with former champ Julia Budd. Unfortunately for her, only one judge sided with Brazil's Silva that night. "The lesson that I took from that...
Matheus Mattos, Bellator MMAvideo

Bellator 262’s Matheus Mattos: Good Challenges Change Us

Uncasville, CT — Matheus Mattos (12-2-1) enters Bellator 262 this Friday looking for his first win inside the Bellator cage. "I'm really excited right now. I'm really, really looking forward to this fight. He's a really good opponent." Interestingly enough,...
Arlene Blencowe, Bellator MMAvideo

Bellator 262: Arlene Blencowe Wants to Be First to Stop Dayana Silva

Uncasville, CT — "Really good. It's been a long nine months. Been itching to get back in there," Australia's Arlene Blencowe told Cageside Press in an exclusive interview during the Bellator 262 media day. That's how she's feeling, finally...

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