bellator summer series

July 31st, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Bellator’s truncated summer series comes to a close this week with what may be the best card in the organization’s history. Champions Michael Chandler and Ben Askren defend their titles against David Rickels and Andrey Koreshkov, respectively. In addition, two title shots are up for grabs as the four-man heavyweight and light heavyweight tournaments conclude,…

July 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Lightweight champion Michael Chandler as he gets set to defend his belt at Bellator 97 against David Rickels. The fight takes place Wedndesday, July 31 from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Chandler talks about his upcoming fight, his increased exposure since winning the title, and even his love life…

July 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Lightweight challenger David Rickels as he gets set to fight for the 155lb title at Bellator 97 against Michael Chandler. The fight takes place Wedndesday, July 31 from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Rickels talks about his diet, his preparation for this fight, and what he sees in champion…

July 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Welterweight champion Ben Askren as he gets set to defend his belt at Bellator 97 against Andrey Koreshkov. The fight takes place Wedndesday, July 31 from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Askren talks about his work in wrestling, including a wrestling for MMA series he recently released, his opponent,…

July 31st, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator Light Heavyweight Mo Lawal as he gets set for his tournament final at Bellator 97 against Jacob Noe. The fight takes place Wedndesday, July 31 from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Lawal talks about the differences between boxing and MMA gyms, how his pro wrestling career is progressing, and…

June 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Ron Sparks is one of the heaviest hitters in a division full of guys who punch hard. The converted boxer and kickboxer has found some good success in his MMA career, going 8-1 thus far. His last fight was his first loss in the sport, and he is looking to get back on track against…

June 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Hoping to rebound from a disappointing outing in his last Bellator tournament, Seth Petruzelli is set to take on Mo Lawal in the opening round of the Summer Series Light Heavyweight tournament on June 19th. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg recently spoke with Petruzelli about his last fight, injuries, and how he’s been getting ready for…

June 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg had a special sit down interview with ‘King’ Mo Lawal, prior to his Bellator 96 bout against Seth Petruzelli. Lawal is looking to redeem himself from a shocking knockout loss to Emanuel Newton in last season’s light heavyweight tournament. The two talk about everything from that last loss, to his upcoming…

June 19th, 2013
Miguel

Bellator MMA returns to Spike TV in June with the start of their annual “Summer Series” tournaments. Bellator 96 airs the 19th of June, followed by Bellator 97 on July 31st as the series concentrates on mini 4-man tournaments and title defenses for champions in the 155 and 170 lb weight classes. Though the complete…

June 19th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Bellator returns to the airwaves on Wednesday night with the first leg of their Summer Series tournaments. This summer, we’ll bear witness to three, four-man tournaments in the heavyweight, light heavyweight and bantamweight divisions. The light heavyweight division is the marquee tournament, as it features ‘King’ Mo Lawal and ‘Babalu’ Sobral, but we saw what…