Category: MMA

Juan Archuleta on T.J. Dillashaw’s USADA violation: ‘As a team, we paid for it’

By Nick Baldwin@NickBaldwinMMA Juan Archuleta said T.J. Dillashaw’s USADA violation has created a “stigma” surrounding their team, that everyone uses performance-enhancing drugs — which, Archuleta assured, is not the case. ‘The Spaniard,’ who meets Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 222, trains with Dillashaw, a former UFC bantamweight champion, at The Treigning […]

Neiman Gracie: Rory MacDonald has very good jiu-jitsu but it’s not better than mine

By Damon Martin@DamonMartin Neiman Gracie always intended to fight at Bellator 222, but he wasn’t sure if his opponent would be welterweight champion Rory MacDonald. MacDonald’s last fight against Jon Fitch in late April ended in a majority draw after a five-round battle. Following the fight, MacDonald cast doubts on whether he would compete again […]

Darrion Caldwell expects third fight with Kyoji Horiguchi, ‘Pitbull’ showdown

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee Darrion Caldwell has more than revenge on his mind. It would be understandable if Caldwell were solely focused on defeating Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 222. With a win, “The Wolf” would avenge his most recent loss, claim a victory over the Rizin Fighting Federation bantamweight champion, and log the second […]