Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler ready to test the free agent market

As far as navigating the current coronavirus quarantine is considered, three-time Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler has had a unique set of circumstances to fuel his behavior.  Even though the status of his scheduled June 6 return in a rematch with Benson Henderson remains unknown after the promotion postponed Read more

Chael Sonnen, Matt Mitrione reminisce on Heavyweight World Grand Prix ahead of Bellator MMA Recharged

What’s the best way to wait out a quarantine? How about revisiting a set of classic fights featuring some of the top names in MMA history?  Bellator MMA and CBS Sports have combined to announce a new series titled “Bellator MMA Recharged” that will air on the CBS Sports Network. Read more

Bellator MMA Recharged: Watch CBS Sports Network rebroadcasts of the Heavyweight World Grand Prix

Combat sports are on hold across the world, but that doesn’t mean fans itching for an MMA fix are out of luck. On Saturday, April 25, “Bellator MMA Recharged” hits the CBS Sports Network airwaves. Legendary MMA referee and Bellator analyst John McCarthy hosts the show, which will look back Read more

Bellator MMA Recharged: Watch CBS Sports Network rebroadcasts of the Heavyweight Grand Prix

Combat sports are on hold across the world, but that doesn’t mean fans itching for an MMA fix are out of luck. On Saturday, April 25, “Bellator MMA Recharged” hits the CBS Sports Network airwaves. Legendary MMA referee and Bellator analyst John McCarthy hosts the show, which will look back Read more

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker optimistic for summer return, scoffs at UFC ‘fight island’ plan

Despite the continuing fallout of the coronavirus pandemic bringing professional sports to a halt, UFC president Dana White has made constant headlines for his bold assertion that the show must go on. His counterpart, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker, has largely sung a much different tune.  Ever since he canceled Read more

Bellator 241 fight card, predictions: Patricio Freire vs. Pedro Carvalho start time, odds, live stream

If the chatter coming out of this week’s press events are any indication, the main event of Bellator 241 on Friday should be a soap opera worth watching.  In Bellator MMA’s equivalent to the feuding Hatfields and McCoys, the recent war of words between the Freire brothers, nicknamed “the Pitbulls,” Read more

Coronavirus updates: Bellator 241 fight card to be held without fans in attendance in Connecticut

The show will go on for Bellator 241 on Friday, although spectators will be forced to watch from home.  In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker tweeted confirmation late Thursday that the fight card, emanating from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, will take Read more

Bellator debut for Cris Cyborg offers chance to begin a new chapter in drama-filled career story

Cris Cyborg will make her Bellator MMA debut on Saturday, Jan. 25, with the chance to capture the promotion’s women’s featherweight championship from current titleholder Julia Budd immediately upon arrival. It’s the right move for one of the top talents in the history of women’s MMA, and for a promotion Read more