Category: Bellator

Emmanuel Sanchez credits last loss for putting him on path to Bellator 209 title shot By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee Emmanuel Sanchez (pictured) challenges Patricio “Pitbull” Freire for the featherweight title at Bellator 209 on Thursday in Tel Aviv, IsraelBellator MMA The first split-decision loss of Emmanuel Sanchez’s career may have been the catalyst for his transformation into a world title contender. It’s not as […]

Mike Shipman vs. Scott Futrell booked for Bellator 210 By Peter Carroll@PetesyCarroll Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports British middleweight, Mike Shipman, will look to make it four wins in as many outings under the Bellator banner when he faces Scott Futrell at Bellator 210 on Nov. 30 in Oklahoma. Bellator confirmed the fight to MMA Fighting, indicating that the middleweight tussle will feature […]

UFC 233 to go head-to-head with Bellator World Heavyweight Grand Prix finals in same market

By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi  UFC 233 will take place Jan. 26 in Anaheim, Calif. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A battle is brewing in Southern California. UFC 233 will take place Jan. 26 in Anaheim, Calif., MMA Fighting confirmed Tuesday with sources after an initial report by the Los Angeles Times. That date and location […]