brandon halsey

October 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson II added to UFC 206 in Toronto Daniel Cormier announced Wednesday on “UFC Tonight” on FS1 that he will be defending his light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson in a rematch from UFC 187. Cormier (17-1) submitted Johnson in May 201 at UFC 187 and subsequently claimed the 205-pound belt that was vacated by former…

October 21st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 144 is just a couple days away (Friday, October 23, 2015) and it features a middleweight title bout between former champion Brandon Halsey and surging Brazilian Rafael Carvalho. Halsey is still undefeated, but was stripped of his title after missing weight for his planned title defense against Kendall Grove. Carvalho is 2-0 under the Bellator…

August 28th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Back in May, Brandon Halsey missed weight for his scheduled middleweight title defense against Kendall Grove. He was subsequently stripped of the title, even after defeating the former TUF winner via fourth round TKO. Halsey’s actions left Bellator in a bit of a quandary, as putting anyone but Halsey — clearly the best middleweight on…

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…

September 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 126 took place tonight at Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, and the main card overall provided a decent night of excitement for both the fans at the venue as well as those watching on SPIKE. Overall from a betting perspective, all four betting favorites won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

September 22nd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

MMA fans will have many choices for Friday night viewing, as Bellator, Titan FC, and Legacy FC all have cards overlapping to kick off the weekend. Bellator 126 is the highest profile of the three cards and it should be a good one, with a title fight and a tournament final taking place. In the…

August 14th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Wednesday was another one of those days where very little of the news was fight related, as we discovered that ‘Dog The Bounty Hunter’ continues his hunt for War Machine, Jon Jones was wrestling with Alistair Overeem at the time of his injury, and Jones is now scheduled for surgery. Bellator did decide that perhaps…

July 24th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 122 middleweight Brandon Halsey as he prepares for his tournament final bout Friday night (July 25, 2014) against Brett Cooper at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The unbeaten prospect is still pretty new to the fight game, but he won’t be intimidated by Cooper come…

July 23rd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 122 middleweight Brett Cooper as he prepares for his main event bout Friday night (July 25, 2014) against Brandon Halsey at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The two-time middleweight tournament finalist has a much longer track record than Halsey, but he doesn’t plan on taking…