Category: Bellator

Paul Redmond vs. Sergio de Jesus Santos booked for Bellator 187

by Peter Carroll@PetesyCarroll   Esther Lin, MMA Fighting James Gallagher’s knee injury has left Bellator without its biggest regional draw ahead of an upcoming Dublin event on Nov. 10, but the promotion has drafted in Irish veteran Paul Redmond as a late addition to the 3 Arena date. Brazilian Sergio de Jesus Santos (4-6) […]

Bellator 189 adds Sam Sicilia vs. Marcos Galvao, Alexis Dufresne vs. Amber Leibrock

  by Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLeePIN Sam SiciliaEsther Lin, MMA Fighting Sam Sicilia isn’t getting an easy fight in his first appearance for Bellator. The former UFC featherweight will make his debut with the promotion at Bellator 189 vs.Marcos Galvao (18-8-1) in a 145-pound bout on Dec. 1 at the WinStar […]

Bellator’s unpredictable night shows difficulty of building stars

by Mike Chiappetta@MikeChiappetta  Dave Mandel-USA TODAY Sports UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Despite losing a pair of fights during the leadup to Bellator 185, promoter Scott Coker and matchmaker Rich Chou still put the organization in a position to set up something for the future. Gegard Mousasi was coming to town, Heather Hardy was riding a burst of momentum, and debuting […]