Bellator 165

November 20th, 2016
Jay Primetown

With three big MMA events on Saturday, November 19, there were many noteworthy performances which saw many fighters stock rise. Jay Primetown takes a look at the key performers and what’s next for them.   Michael Chandler Overview: Perhaps no bigger winner from Saturday’s mixed martial arts schedule was Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler. With…

November 18th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 light heavyweight Linton Vassell as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Francis Carmont at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The Team Blackzilian member won’t be waiting around to see what his opponent does, or at least that’s the plan: “The…

November 18th, 2016
James Lynch

James Terry (17-9) discusses his upcoming fight against Justin Baesman (19-10-1) at Bellator 165 on Nov. 19th during a 1-on-1 edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  James also talks about fighting for Bellator again, his training camp for this fight and his thoughts on Rory MacDonald signing with the promotion.

November 18th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 lightweight Brandon Girtz as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Adam Piccolotti at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Girtz has made a living on the ground, but he feels like mixing things up heading into this bout against a…

November 17th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

One of the longest MMA Analysis episodes in history was recorded this week, as it covers a whopping 29 fights between the two Saturday UFC cards and Bellator 165 the same day. Jay Primetown handled hosting duties, joined by New Shaun, Wes, and Brad decided to join the festivities just in time to discuss some…

November 16th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 lightweight Carrington Banks as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Jake Roberts at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Banks talks about training with the Blackzilians and his opponent Roberts: “I put in all the work well before I…

November 16th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

During the midst of a two-event day for the UFC, Bellator will also be putting on an event this Saturday (November 19, 2016). Exactly five years to the day that Michael Chandler defeated Eddie Alvarez in arguably one of the best MMA fights of all-time, the Bellator champion will face the second biggest name in…

November 16th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 welterweight Fernando Gonzalez as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Michael Page at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Gonzalez discusses sponsorships, training and the pressure facing his unbeaten opponent Page: “If it was somebody else, I think it would…

November 15th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler as he prepares for his upcoming title bout at Bellator 165 this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Benson Henderson at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The champ talks about his training, his MMA future and his opponent Henderson: “I think the biggest thing…

November 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Fernando Gonzalez (25-13) discusses his upcoming fight against Michael Page (11-0) at Bellator 165 on Nov. 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Fernando also talks about  his 5-0 record in Bellator, his wins over Karl Amoussou / Karo Parysian and his training camp for this fight.

November 14th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 165 welterweight Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Jr. as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 19, 2016) against Aaron Hamilton at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The son of the late Kimbo Slice talks about his father, making his MMA debut and his…

November 13th, 2016
James Lynch

Brandon Girtz (14-4) discusses his upcoming fight against Adam Piccolotti (8-0) at Bellator 165 on Nov. 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Brandon also talks about playing hockey when he was younger, his experience competing in Bellator, dealing with injuries and his training camp for this fight.