Tag: Bellator

Michael “Venom” Page (left) will fight Logan Storley (right) for the interim welterweight title at Bellator 281. (Image: Bellator MMA)

Bellator 281: Page, Storley Fight for Interim Welterweight Title in Main Event

Michael “Venom” Page expected to fight for the Bellator Welterweight Championship on Saturday in London. Instead, he’ll face off with Logan Storley for the interim version of that title in the main event of Bellator 281. Welterweight champion Yaroslav Amosov dropped out of the bout, as he’s fighting for his […]

Cris Cyborg defeated Arlene Blencowe on Saturday to defend her Bellator Women’s Featherweight title. (Image: Bellator MMA)

MMA Notebook: Cyborg, Carmouche Win Bellator Title Fights

Cris Cyborg continued to assert her dominance over the Bellator women’s featherweight division, beating Arlene Blencowe by unanimous decision to make the fourth defense of her championship at Bellator 279 in Honolulu. Cyborg (26-2) had little trouble beating Blencowe (15-9) for a second time, scoring a 49-45 victory on all […]

Cris Cyborg (left) will defend her Bellator featherweight title against Arlene Blencowe (right) on Saturday in a rematch of their 2020 fight. (Image: Bellator MMA)

Bellator 279: Cris Cyborg Heavily Favored in Rematch with Arlene Blencowe

Cris Cyborg has little trouble in her first encounter with Arlene Blencowe 18 months ago at Bellator 249. But Blencowe will get another shot at Cyborg’s women’s featherweight title when the two meet in the main event of Bellator 279 on Saturday night in Honolulu. In their first meeting, Cyborg […]

Peter Queally (left) will face Patricky Pitbull (right) for the vacant Bellator lightweight title on Friday night in Dublin, Ireland. (Image: Lucas Noonan/Bellator MMA)

Bellator 270: Patricky Pitbull Wants Lightweight Title Back in the Family

When Patricio “Pitbull” Friere vacated his Bellator lightweight championship last month — which he won in 2019, but never defended — it opened the door for the division to move forward and find a new standard-bearer. That well could be his brother Patricky “Pitbull” Friere, who will try to avenge […]

Rob Font (left) dominated the standup portion of his fight against Cody Garbrandt (left) on his way to a unanimous decision victory. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Font Dominates Garbrandt, Cyborg Finishes Smith Late

Rob Font won a one-sided decision over Cody Garbrandt in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday to position himself as a leading contender for the bantamweight title. Font defeated the former bantamweight champion 48-47, 50-45, 50-45 in a controlled, dominant performance that could set him up for […]

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (pictured) will defend her flyweight title against fellow undefeated fighter Juliana Velasquez in the main event of Bellator 254. (Image: Wilson Fox/Bellator)

Bellator 254 Odds: Undefeated Flyweights Macfarlane, Velasquez Face Off for Title

Bellator women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will put her belt on the line Thursday against undefeated Juliana Velasquez in the main event of Bellator 254 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. Macfarlane (11-0) won the inaugural Bellator women’s flyweight championship in November 2017, and has successfully defended her crown four […]