Paul Daley

February 22nd, 2017
James Lynch

Ronda Rousey lands role on NBC series ‘Blindspot’ Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has landed a guest role on the TV crime-drama series “Blindspot,” which airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. The 30-year-old former women’s bantamweight champion will appear on Season 2, Episode 20 scheduled for early May.  This isn’t the first…

February 10th, 2017
James Lynch

Paul Daley vs. Rory MacDonald headlines Bellator 179 in London Bellator officially announced on Thursday that former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will make his promotional debut against Paul “Semtex” Daley on May 19th. MacDonald (18-4) heads into this matchup off back-to-back losses to Robbie Lawler and Stephen Thompson. The 27-year old will be looking…

February 2nd, 2017
Gabe Killian‘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 23rd, 2017
Jay Primetown

With Bellator 170 behind us, there were many noteworthy performances which saw fighters’ stock rise. Jay Primetown takes a look at the key performers and what’s next for them. Paul Daley Overview: Coming off a loss to welterweight champion Douglas Lima, the 33-year-old English fighter was once again put into a high-profile fight at Bellator 170….

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…

October 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Russell Doane now faces Mirsad Bektic Saturday at UFC 204 UFC officials announced this morning that Russell Doane will step up on five-days notice to take on Mirsad Bektic this Saturday at UFC 204. Doane (14-6) replaces the injured Arnold Allen and has lost three fights in a row including a setback at UFC Fight…

July 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Bellator 158 took place earlier today July 16th (via tape delay on Spike TV) at the O2 Arena in London, England and was headlined by Douglas Lima battling Paul Daley in the main event. Overall from a betting perspective, four favorites won along  based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight.   Favorites That Won…

July 13th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This Saturday, Bellator will be taking their show across the pond for Bellator 158 in London, England. The show will be the promotion’s second outside of North America, and first in the UK. The card features a litany of familiar names for fans of Bellator, UFC, and local UK promotions like Cage Warriors and BAMMA….

June 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Douglas Lima replaces Josh Koscheck against Paul Daley at Bellator 158  Once again, Josh Koscheck’s Bellator debut has been delayed again due to an injury. Stepping in is former welterweight champion Douglas Lima, who now faces Paul Daley at Bellator 158. MMAJunkie reported the news on Tuesday. Lima (26-6) is coming off a unanimous-decision loss…

April 19th, 2016
James Lynch

Koscheck vs. Daley, Kimbo vs. Thompson II’ rematches headline Bellator 158 in London At a press conference Monday in London, England Bellator President Scott Coker announced a welterweight rematch between Paul Daley and Josh Koscheck will take place at Bellator 158. Koscheck (17-10) makes his long awaited Bellator debut after he was slated to take on Matt…

January 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

One of the biggest drawbacks to the new Bellator business plan is that the cards which don’t qualify as their “tentpole” events tend to fly under the radar. That is most certainly the case with Bellator 148. As someone who writes about MMA events, and watches about as much MMA as I can get my…

November 17th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Aside from Bellator announcing a pair of squash matches for their upcoming Bellator 148 card — headlined by Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley… not fighting each other, of course — Monday night and Tuesday were slow news days. However, the weekend provided quite a few announcements that ended up getting lost in the shuffle of…

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…

February 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at Bellator 134 is a three-round welterweight bout between Paul Daley and Andre Santos. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Daley is a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Santos is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

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…

July 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator MMA announced yesterday they have come to terms with free-agent fighters Paul Daley and Melvin Manhoef, and the two veterans are expected to make their promotional debuts later this year. Ever since Scott Coker took over as the head honcho for Bellator last month, there have been rumors that a number of former Strikeforce…

December 13th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This Saturday there will be a nice lead in to the UFC on FOX 9 event, as BAMMA puts on an interesting card from Birmingham, England which will air live on AXS TV. With well-known fighters like Paul Daley, Jim Wallhead and Colin Fletcher on the event along with prospects like Mansour Barnaoui and Max…

August 6th, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was today confirmed by UFC Tonight that a lightweight matchup between explosive strikers Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson has been added as the co-main event to the UFC’s upcoming card in Manchester, England, which takes place this October and which is headlined by Michael Bisping and Mark Munoz. The fight between Guillard and Pearson…

July 19th, 2013
Jason Nawara

One of the largest Cage Warriors ever goes down this weekend on in the Echo Arena in Liverpool, as Cage Warriors 57 looks to deliver another consistent night of action as they have all year. In the headliner, Paul Daley (32-12-2) is riding a hot three-fight winning streak which has culminated in three devastating…