Brennan Ward

February 2nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

MMAOddsBreaker.com‘s Knockout of the Month for January 2017 goes to Bellator welterweight Paul Daley at Bellator 170 on January 21st. Daley was in a back-and-forth contest with Brennan Ward until connecting with a perfectly timed flying knee that put Ward out and rendered him unable to continue. It was an incredible finish by “Semtex,” and arguably the best…

January 18th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

This weekend, Bellator will be the focus of the MMA world. The timing of their first event in 2017 coincides perfectly with a gap in the UFC schedule, and the Viacom promotion will put one of its biggest promotional cards forward, as former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz takes on multiple-time UFC title challenger…

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…

March 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Wanderlei Silva ends retirement to sign with Bellator MMA  After close to a two-year retirement, Pride FC legend Wanderlei Silva has agreed to terms on a multi-year, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA according to ESPN. Silva (35-12-1) was initially given a lifetime suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission after fleeing a random drug test before…

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…

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…

April 4th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 46 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Alchemist Radio co-host Mitch Ciccarelli (@MitchCiccarelli) to talk about all the major headlines in the world of MMA. Plus, Adam and James break down WSOF 9 and Bellator 114. The Big Three 1) Rousimar Palhares wins the welterweight title at WSOF 9 — is…

March 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 114 took place tonight in Salt Lake City, Utah, and overall the card was decent as it provided a few cool finishes to drown out a couple of stinkers. From an odds point of view, all seven betting favorites won. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 114 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook:…

March 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and semifinals in two different tournaments will be in the spotlight on Friday night on Spike TV, Bellator has an interesting slate of prelims set to air on their Spike.com stream before we get to the TV portion of the card. Former featherweight tournament finalist Rad Martinez returns to action…

March 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Bellator 114 is live today from the Maverik Center in East Valley, Utah, with the prelims kicking off at 7pm ET on Spike.com and the main card airing live on Spike TV at 9pm ET. Here are my plays for the card… Middleweight title bout: Alexander Shlemenko (-265) vs Brennan Ward (+245) Gabe’s Prediction: I…

March 28th, 2014
Jason Nawara

Bellator 114 is upon us, and instead of a single tournament running this show, we’re all over the map, but that’s not always a bad thing. In the main event we have have Russian badass Alexander Shlemenko (49-7), middleweight champion and rider of a 12-fight winning streak taking on season 9 winner Brennan Ward (9-1)….

March 28th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 114 middleweight Brennan Ward as he prepares for his title bout tonight (March 28, 2014) against champion Alexander Shlemenko at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah. The current number one contender earned his title shot by winning three straight bouts via second round stoppages as an…

March 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of Bellator 114 is a five-round title fight between Bellator middleweight champion Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko and tournament winner Brennan “The Irish Bad Boy” Ward. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Shlemenko as a -265 favorite (bet $265 to win $100) while Ward is a +225 underdog (bet $100 to…

March 26th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This weekend, Alexander Shlemenko will look to become the leader in title defenses among current Bellator champions. He has only held his belt since February 2013, but has already defended it twice since then and hopes to add a third when he takes on middleweight tournament winner Brennan Ward this Friday at the Maverik Center…

November 8th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 107 is in the books, and not one, not two but three future title challengers were crowned in the bantamweight, middleweight and heavyweight divisions. Overall, four betting favorites hit while one underdog scored in a pretty entertaining night of fights. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 107 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook: Bellator…

November 7th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 107 Date: November 8, 2013 Arena: Winstar World Casino City: Thackerville, Oklahoma Middleweight bout: Brennan Ward (+150) vs Mikkel Parlo (-170) Fight Breakdown: The Bellator 107 main card will feature a bout with Brennan Ward and Mikkel Parlo, who will square off against each other in the finals of the Bellator middleweight tournament series….

November 6th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 107 middleweight Yves Edwards as he prepares for his tournament final bout on Friday night (Nov. 8, 2013) against Mikkel Parlo at the Winstar Wold Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The initial tournament replacement has done a great job in the second rounds of his fights, and he feels…

October 4th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Bellator 102 is coming to us from Visalia, California, with a night full of tournament action. Three tournaments, in fact. We will see the debut of Cheick Kongo in the Season 9 heavyweight tournament, the continuation of the middleweight tournament and the finals of the Summer Series bantamweight tournament. There’s a lot to keep track…

September 30th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator middleweight Brennan Ward as he gets prepared for his upcoming (Oct. 4, 2013) Bellator 102 tournament semifinal bout against Perry Filkens at the Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, California. “The Irish Bad Boy” entered the tournament on extremely short notice but managed to make the most of his…