Okay, it just hit me. Bellator is the new Pride, at least that’s what it feels like to me. Bellator just released a promo video for the Heavyweight Grand Prix Heavyweight tournament, which kicks off January 2018. Here are the 1st round matchups: “Rampage” Jackson vs Chael Sonnen (Saturday, Jan. 20) Matt Mitrione vs Roy […]
At first, I was confused as to why Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva would headline a card with THREE title fights; it all makes sense now. As I watched the main event of Bellator 180 in New York City, I felt as if I were watching a WWF match. Sonnen was able to grind out a […]
The entire Bellator NYC PPV card has been, umm, I don’t know. I think the best word to use is “unbelievable”. “The Last Emperor” Fedor Emelianenko finally made his Bellator MMA, and it went as I thought, somewhat. After a double knockdown in the opening round, Mitrione was able to recover quicker and lay on […]
Derrick Lewis attended the UFC Fight Night open workouts and then spoke to the media for a scrum. Lewis spoke on his fight with “Big Country” and being compared to Fedor Emelianenko, Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC, big money fights, and more.
When ‘”The Last Emperor” Fedor Emelianenko announced his return to MMA, there were many people hoping he would finally make his UFC debut. The MMA world as a collective was disappointed when it was announced that he would be fighting for Rizin Fighting Federation, a new Japanese promotion. There was some shuffling on who his opponent would […]
‘The Last Emperor’ Fedor Emelianenko, makes his return to competition on New Years Eve. Emelianenko (34-4) is set to face Jaideep Singh (2-0), a kickboxer from India, on second day of the two-day event. This will be Fedor’s first match since his retirement in 2012, after a win over Pedro Rizzo. Also on the card, BJJ […]
The word going around town this morning, was that former Strikeforce Heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko, has come to agreements with the UFC for his MMA return. Although he is scheduled to appear at a Bellator Fan Fest in September, reliable sources such as Front Row Brian, say the deal is already in place. Sounds like @MMA_Prophet […]