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Bellator 249’s Mandel Nallo Accepts Full Responsibility for Fight-Ending Low Blow

Mandel Nallo's night didn't end the way he wanted it to at Bellator 249, but then, the same can absolutely be said of opponent Saad Awad. Nallo (7-1, 1NC) landed an inadvertent knee to the groin early in the bout....
Cris Cyborg and Arlene Blencowe, Bellator 249

Bellator 249: Cyborg vs. Blencowe Photo Highlights

Bellator 249 on Thursday, the promotion's first show back from a multi-week stint in Europe, had a little bit of everything. From the inspired, to the weird, to the downright wince-inducing. When it comes to weird, nothing was stranger than...
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Bellator 249: Cris Cyborg on Possible Boxing Match with Katie Taylor

Bellator women's featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made the first defense of her featherweight title on Thursday at Bellator 249. And the famed striker secured a personal first in the process: the first submission win of her lengthy career. Cyborg (23-2,...
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Bellator President Scott Coker on Promotion’s Future with DAZN

Following Bellator 249, which saw Cris Cyborg successfully defend her featherweight title, Bellator has a full schedule over the next few weeks. Douglas Lima moves up to middleweight to face Gegard Mousasi for the vacant 185lb title. And the...
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Next Dates in Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix Announced

On Thursday, Bellator MMA revealed the next dates in its ongoing Featherweight World Grand Prix. The tournament, which began over a year ago but was brought to a screeching halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, is set to resume on...
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Patricky Pitbull vs. Jaleel Willis Off Bellator 249

Bellator 249 lost its co-main event shortly before the main card was set to begin. During the preliminary card broadcast on Thursday, promotion officials announced that Patricky Pitbull vs. Jaleel Willis had been removed from the event. The reason appears to...
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Bellator 249: Leandro Higo Wants to See if James Gallagher Is a “Man of...

Bantamweights Leandro Higo and Ricky Bandejas find themselves facing off at Bellator 249, in very similar circumstances. Both men have had mixed results of late. But both have also been fighting at the top of the division, taking on some...
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Bellator 249: Arlene Blencowe Believes Cyborg’s Mystique Shattered

So many people have tried and failed against Cris Cyborg over the years. "So many people have tried and failed, but not all of them," Bellator 249 title challenger Arlene Blencowe corrected at this week's Bellator 249 media day. "I...
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Bellator 249: Jaleel Willis Knew Years Ago It Would be Bellator, Not the UFC,...

Jaleel Willis is one of over a dozen recent Bellator signings that have industry watchers excited about the promotion's future. The LFA welterweight champion makes his debut this Thursday night at Bellator 249, and he's being thrown right into...
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Bellator 249: Will Cyborg Roll or Will Blencowe Make History?

Arlene Blencowe has been a stalwart of the Bellator featherweight division for years, but can she overcome a living legend in Cris Cyborg at Bellator 249? https://twitter.com/BellatorMMA/status/1316438478490484736?s=20 Though it may not seem like it in the bigger picture, this situation is...

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UFC: 5 Potential Opponents for TJ Dillashaw’s 2021 Return

Due back in early-2021, TJ Dillashaw is already on the radar of some of the UFC's best bantamweights, and he has no shortage of...