Derek Campos

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…

September 14th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Bellator 161 takes place in Cedar Park, Texas this Friday night with a four-fight main card that will air on Spike TV. The card is headlined by a heavyweight matchup between Cheick Kongo and Tony Johnson. Yes, Kongo is still headlining events in 2016. A win here for either fighter could lead to a heavyweight…

March 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Patricky Pitbull vs. Derek Campos headlines Bellator 152 Officials announced that lightweights Patricky “Pitbull” Freire and Derek Campos will rematch in the main event of Bellator 152 in Italy. Freire (15-7) is coming off a highlight reel knockout win against Ryan Couture. Campos (16-6) is coming off an impressive TKO victory over Melvin Guillard which pushed his record to 5-3…

February 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Rafael Carvalho vs. Melvin Manhoef title fight headlines Bellator 155  Bellator announced Friday that newly crowned middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho will defend his title against Melvin Manhoef. Carvalho (12-1)  won the vacant middleweight title with a body kick TKO of Brandon Halsey at Bellator 144. Heading into this matchup he’s currently riding a 12-fight winning streak. Manhoef…

February 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Former UFC champion Benson Henderson signs with Bellator Benson Henderson announced on Monday via his personal website (and later on The MMA Hour) that he has signed with Bellator MMA. He wrote the following on his website. “I’m beyond excited for this next phase of my career, it’s a big move, like any move when…

June 16th, 2015
James Lynch

Bellator 138 emanates from the Scottrade Center from St Louis, Missouri on Friday night. Along with two of the biggest names in MMA headlining the evenings card, this event also features a title fight and two former title holders in the featherweight and lightweight divisions. Here’s five reasons to tune into Bellator 138. Legend vs. Internet Sensation …

June 15th, 2015
James Lynch

Jimmy Smith has established himself as one of the best MMA commentators in the sport and already has wealth of accomplishments in his career so far. Along with amassing a professional MMA record of 5-1, Smith’s also hosted “Fight Quest” on the Discovery Channel and is currently doing commentary for Bellator MMA and PBC boxing. Smith spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 109…

May 14th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for the big Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 66 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

May 11th, 2015
James Lynch

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler looks to get back on the winning track next month at Bellator 138, when he squares off with Derek Campos on June 19th. Along with competing on the same event as the much anticipated Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock matchup, Chandler will also be fighting in his home state…

May 10th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 104 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we welcome former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler to talk about his upcoming fight with Derek Campos at Bellator 138 in June. Then we’re joined by one of the top featherweight prospects outside the UFC in Freddy…

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…