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March 31st, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II Date: March 31, 2017 Arena: Allstate Arena City: Rosemont, IL Bellator Fighting Championship (Bellator FC) heads to Rosemont, IL outside Chicago this Friday (March 31, 2017) for Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II. The five-fight main card is set to kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Spike…

March 31st, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II Date: March 31, 2017 Arena: Allstate Arena City: Rosemont, IL Bellator Fighting Championship (Bellator FC) heads to Rosemont, IL outside Chicago this Friday (March 31, 2017) for Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II. The five-fight main card is set to kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Spike…

March 31st, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II Date: March 31, 2017 Arena: Allstate Arena City: Rosemont, IL Bellator Fighting Championship (Bellator FC) heads to Rosemont, IL outside Chicago this Friday (March 31, 2017) for Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo II. The five-fight main card is set to kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Spike…

March 30th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests each week in mixed martial arts. In the latest installment, we look at the main event of Bellator 175 as “King Mo” Muhammad Lawal takes on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Muhammad Lawal (Record: 20-6, -335 Favorite) The Bellator MMA light heavyweight was one of the…

March 29th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

After a brief lull in MMA, things start to pick up this weekend as Bellator returns with a high profile main event on Friday night (March 31, 2017). Once one of the biggest stars in the sport, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson doesn’t possess the profile that he once had. A prolonged legal battle between Bellator and…

March 29th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

After a brief lull in MMA, things start to pick up this weekend as Bellator returns with a high profile main event on Friday night (March 31, 2017). Once one of the biggest stars in the sport, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson doesn’t possess the profile that he once had. A prolonged legal battle between Bellator and…

March 2nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 174 Date: March 3, 2017 Arena: WinStar World Casino City: Thackerville, OK Bellator Fighting Championship is back in Thackerville, OK this Friday night (March 3, 2017) with Bellator 174: Coenen vs. Budd. The four-fight main card will be live on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET, with preliminary action preceding it on the promotion’s…

March 1st, 2017
Matty

After the UFC crowned its first women’s featherweight champion last month, Bellator will follow suit this Friday (March 3, 2017) with its latest card at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK. The main event at  Bellator 174 will pit Marloes Coenen (23-7) against Julia Budd (9-2), who has reeled off seven consecutive wins since falling to…

February 18th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione Date: February 18, 2017 Arena: SAP Center City: San Jose, CA Bellator Fighting Championship is back this Saturday (February 18, 2017) with Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione. The five-fight main card is scheduled to kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Spike TV, with preliminary action preceding it on the promotion’s website at…

February 18th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at a main card at Bellator 172 in San Jose, California as Cheick Kongo takes on Oli Thompson. Cheick Kongo (Record: 25-10, -265 Favorite) The longtime heavyweight and one…

December 19th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

From its inception in 2008 until 2014, founder Bjorn Rebney was at the helm of Bellator MMA (nee: Bellator Fighting Championships). Although Rebney was much maligned by fans, and occasionally some fighters, the tournament approach to building champions and contenders proved effective. Fighters like Eddie Alvarez, Hector Lombard, Ben Askren and Michael Chandler, among others,…

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 9th, 2016
Matty

A welterweight championship rematch between champion Andrey Koreshkov (19-1) and Douglas Lima (27-6) will headline the Bellator 164 main card that will take place this Thursday (November 10, 2016) at Menora Mivachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel. The two last met for the title at Bellator 140 last year, with Koreshkov outpointing Lima via unanimous decision…

October 31st, 2016
Jay Primetown

With one of the best Bellator events of the year on the horizon, Jay Primetown gives his quick thoughts on Bellator 163’s main card… Javy Ayala vs. Sergei Kharitonov The main card kicks off with yet another highly-anticipated Bellator debut. The promotion had made waves in recent months signing some of the top available talent…

October 20th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

With the UFC on its longest hiatus since April of this year, Bellator has a chance to run an event which will have the majority of the MMA world’s focus. Bellator 162 takes place on Friday night from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. The last time the promotion was in the Memphis area was…

October 19th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 162 heavyweight Virgil Zwicker as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Friday night (October 21, 2016) against Dan Charles at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. The San Diego native discusses what it’s like to wait for a fight in Bellator along with how ring rust affects him: “I’ve been waiting for…

September 25th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Bellator 143 Date: September 25, 2015 Arena: State Farm Arena City: Hidalgo, TX Bellator Fighting Championships returns this evening with Bellator 143: Davis vs Warren. The 13-fight card will get going with eight preliminary card bouts on the promotion’s website at 6:30pm ET, with main card action getting underway on Spike TV at 9pm ET….

September 19th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Bellator’s ode to the Japanese mixed rules cards went off on Saturday night on Spike TV, as the organization had their light heavyweight division on display with a title bout and a four-man tournament. The broadcast also featured some GLORY kickboxing bouts and the Bellator debut of Josh Thomson. Including the kickboxing bouts, there were…

September 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC remained quiet on the news front on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning (although, as predicted, more “news” came out about Conor McGregor), but at least the Bellator front office heard my pleas for something to talk about after yesterday’s slow news day and added a few bouts to their upcoming cards. First, Melvin…

July 15th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

In an extremely busy fight week, Bellator 140 has been flying under the radar with a card that is a great platform for some of their brighter stars. One of the organization’s most highly ranked fighters, welterweight champion Douglas Lima, defends his belt against another dangerous striker in Andrey Koreshkov in the Bellator 140 main…

June 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

After a weekend of MMA featuring Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock, UFC Fight Night 70 and Bellator 139 are left with the unfortunate task of trying to measure up. The whole MMA Analysis crew is back together this week to attempt to inject some fun into a rather bleak set of fights, and with podcast…

June 24th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

For the first time since October 2014, Bellator will be holding events on back-to-back weeks. Last week, the organization put on the most-watched show in its history, as Kimbo Slice defeated Ken Shamrock in an absurdly entertaining fight and event. Scott Coker and company will be hoping that some of the audience from last week…

June 18th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With a big weekend in MMA on the horizon, the MMA Analysis crew turns in one of their longest shows ever to break down the historic Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock bout. Apparently some Ultimate Fighting Champion organization is also putting on a card this weekend, and that gets discussed as well… but Kimbo vs….

June 17th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This Friday will be one of the biggest and most bizarre days in the history of Bellator MMA. The promotion is putting on the fight that began Elite XC’s downward spiral nearly seven years ago. The original UFC superfight champion Ken Shamrock will take on the original YouTube sensation Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138. The…

June 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Nick Kalikas released the odds for Kimbo Slice vs Ken Shamrock from Bellator 138 this weekend, and ESPN’s MMA Live broke down the fight and the betting lines with our very own Reed Kuhn and ESPN insider Brett Okamoto earlier today. Check it out: MMA Live Extra: Kimbo-Shamrock preview – ESPN Video

May 15th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 137 light heavyweight Virgil Zwicker as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (May 15, 2015) against Razak Al-Hassan at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The longtime veteran has a ton of confidence in himself and he feels that mental toughness will help put…

May 14th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 137 middleweight Kendall Grove as he prepares for his upcoming main event title bout this Friday night (May 15, 2015) against champion Brandon Halsey at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The former Ultimate Fighter winner has been there and done that in his MMA career and…

May 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Bellator 137 Date: May 15, 2015 Arena: Pechanga Resort and Casino City: Temecula, CA Bellator 137 will be live from Temecula, CA tomorrow night, with the main card kicking off at 9pm ET on Spike TV and preliminary action getting going at 7pm ET at Bellator.com. If interested in wagering on this fight card, all…

May 14th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 137 bantamweight Mike Richman as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Friday night (May 15, 2015) against former champion Eduardo Dantas at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The talented striker has become a serious contender at bantamweight since dropping down to the weight…

May 13th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Bellator returns for the first time in just over a month, with a Bellator 137 card juxtaposing the organization’s past and future. Middleweight champion Brandon Halsey makes his first title defense against a somewhat surprising foe, Ultimate Fighter 3 winner Kendall Grove. Grove has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly 12 years, while Halsey…

April 9th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 136 middleweight Joe Schilling as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Friday night (April 10, 2015) against Rafael Carvalho at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. The talented kickboxer is taking this transition to mixed martial arts seriously and he doesn’t feel anyone will have a…

April 8th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 136 lightweight Will Brooks about his upcoming main event title bout this Friday night (April 10, 2015) against Dave Jansen at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. The current champion was surprised to hear his upcoming opponent expects to knock him out, and he had a very entertaining…

April 8th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 136 lightweight Dave Jansen about his upcoming main event title bout this Friday night ( April 10, 2015) against champion Will Brooks at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. The current number one contender is very happy to see new management in charge of Bellator after revealing some…

April 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This Friday will be another packed one for MMA fans, with Bellator, WSOF, and RFA all putting on shows the help get your weekend started. Bellator’s event is the biggest of the three, as Spike TV will play host to a lightweight title bout, a potential #1 contender’s fight, and GLORY start Joe Schilling makes…

March 26th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 135 lightweight Ryan Couture about his upcoming main card fight this Friday night (March 27, 2015) against Dakota Cochrane at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The talented son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture expects a stern test against the former Ultimate Fighter season 15 fighter,…

March 25th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 135 bantamweight LC Davis about his upcoming co-main event fight this Friday night (March 27, 2015) against Hideo Tokoro at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The long-time WEC veteran knows he’ll be in the Bellator title mix with an impressive performance, and he doesn’t plan on allowing…

March 25th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 135 bantamweight Joe Warren about his upcoming main event title fight this Friday night (March 27, 2015) against Marcos Galvao at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The current Bellator bantamweight champion is looking to defend his title for the first time, and he hopes to finish Galvao…

March 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

While there is no UFC event this coming weekend, MMA fans will still have plenty to watch on both Friday and Saturday evening, as Bellator and WSOF both have card headlined by solid title fights. The action will kick off on Friday with Bellator 135, where Joe Warren defends his bantamweight title against a familiar…

February 27th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 134 heavyweight King Mo Lawal about his upcoming main card bout tonight (February 27, 2015) against Cheick Kongo at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion expects a tough task as he steps up in weight against the heavier, taller and longer Kongo:…

February 26th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 134 light heavyweight Liam McGeary about his upcoming main event title bout this Friday night (February 27, 2015) against champion Emanuel Newton at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The talented UK fighter holds a spotless record overall and he expects to be more than prepared for the…

February 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The British are coming! The British are coming! Well… the British who aren’t injured or haven’t had their fights cancelled for some other reason are coming. Alright, three British dudes are coming. Liam McGeary, Paul Daley (on his second scheduled bout) and Linton Vassell will be flying the Union Jack at Bellator 134 against an…

February 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

With tonight’s UFC Fight Night 60 in Colorado ahead of us, we are already three action-packed cards into the extended mixed martial arts weekend. The big show awaits and kicks off with the preliminary card at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1, and I am hungry for it, even though I’ve already had three spoonful’s…

February 13th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Bellator 133 Date: February 13, 2015 Arena: Save Mart Center City: Fresno, CA Bellator 132 will be live on Spike TV tonight at 9pm ET with a four-fight main card, with an eight-fight preliminary card to precede it on Spike.com at 6:45pm ET. If interested in wagering on these proposition plays, or any other plays…

February 12th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Bellator 133 Date: February 13, 2015 Arena: Save Mart Center City: Fresno, CA Bellator 132 will be live on Spike TV tomorrow night (Friday) at 9pm ET with a four-fight main card, with an eight-fight preliminary card to precede it on Spike.com at 6:45pm ET. If interested in wagering on this card, these and all…

February 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

To be honest, I miss Bjornator. Sure, the new Strikeator (Spikeforce? Bellaforce?) under Scott Coker’s guidance has given us some entertaining fights (who didn’t enjoy Joe Schilling and Melvin Manhoef?), but the promotion seems to not have any real direction anymore. The paring down of events was supposed to give us deeper cards, but as…

January 16th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 133 welterweight Fernando Gonzalez as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Marius Zaromskis tonight (January 16, 2015) at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The talented Team Quest member is on a roll in Bellator, but many fans aren’t familiar with him just yet….

January 15th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 133 light heavyweight Virgil Zwicker as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Houston Alexander this Friday (January 16, 2015) at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The last time these two men faced each other, it was a close battle which resulted in a…

January 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

2015 was supposed to be a new start for Bellator. Scott Coker has been in power since June of last year, he’s had time to work through the events that Bjorn Rebney already had in place, shape the roster with his vision, and the result is… the promotion’s first card of 2015, Bellator 132, looking…

January 14th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 133 featherweight Bubba Jenkins as he prepares for his upcoming co-main event bout against Georgi Karakhanyan this Friday (January 16, 2015) at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The former All-American wrestler out of Penn State has trained with Karakhanyan in the past, but he expects to be…