Bellator 166

December 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action last night (Friday, December 2, 2016) for its 166th event taking place in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The event featured a headlining bout with a bantamweight title fight between champion Eduardo Dantas and former champ Joe Warren. If that wasn’t enough MMA for you, Legacy FC and Titan FC also held their own shows. Overall on…

December 2nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

BELLATOR 166: DANTAS VS WARREN II Date: December 2, 2016 Arena: WinStar World Casino and Resort City: Thackerville, OK Bellator 166: Dantas vs Warren II will be live from Thackerville, OK this Friday night on SpikeTV at 9pm ET, with preliminary action preceding it on the promotion’s channel at 7pm ET. If interested in wagering…

December 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

BELLATOR 166: DANTAS VS WARREN II Date: December 2, 2016 Arena: WinStar World Casino and Resort City: Thackerville, OK Bellator 166: Dantas vs Warren II will be live from Thackerville, OK this Friday night on SpikeTV at 9pm ET, with preliminary action preceding it on the promotion’s channel at 7pm ET. If interested in wagering…

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 166 featherweight A.J. McKee in advance of his bout against Ray Wood this Friday (December 2, 2016) at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. McKee talks about originally scheduled opponent Emmanuel Sanchez and fighting a replacement on short notice: “This happened my last fight as well. So for me, I think they’re just starting…

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 166 bantamweight LC Davis in advance of his bout against Marcos Galvao this Friday (December 2, 2016) at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Davis talks about fighting Joe Warren with a torn ACL and Thanksgiving dinner: “(The knee injury) was kind of like a wake-up call. It lets you know that we’re…

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 166 bantamweight contender Joe Warren in advance of his title bout against Eduardo Dantas this Friday (December 2, 2016) at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Warren talks about splitting his last four fights and his rematch with Dantas: “It’s not just the last few years, it’s my MMA…

November 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In a first for the promotion, Bellator will be holding events on back-to-back days this weekend. The WinStar Resort and Casino will play host to Bellator 166 on Friday, and 167 on Saturday, as the promotion looks to suss out their bantamweight division and find contenders at featherweight. Friday night’s event will be headlined by…

November 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Emmanuel Sanchez injured, AJ McKee now fights Ray Wood Friday at Bellator 166  Bellator officials announced Monday that Emmanuel Sanchez (13-3) has been forced off Friday’s Bellator 166 card due to injury. As a result, AJ McKee will take on Ray Wood. McKee (5-0) endures his second straight fight with an opponent switch. Back at…

November 1st, 2016
James Lynch

Joe Soto replaces Guido Cannetti against Marco Beltran at UFC Fight Night 98 With Guido Cannetti being removed from this card due to a potential USADA violation, UFC officials announced Monday that former title challenger Joe Soto will now face Marco Beltran this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 98. Soto (16-5) earned his first UFC…

October 11th, 2016
Matty

NSAC makes McGregor pay for water-bottle incident at UFC 202 press conference You know it’s a slow news day in MMA when the lead story is UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor getting fined for throwing a water bottle back in August at a press conference to promote his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202….