The 20-year-old fighter Aviv Gozali is climbing the MMA company's all-time list of most submissions in Bellator MMA history. His jiu jitsu is legit.
American athlete Austin Vanderford was left with what looked like axe wounds on his head. "I like my fights bloody," he said after his gruesome win.
Bellator MMA queen Cris Cyborg retained her championship with a brilliantly vicious knockout Friday in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Cris Cyborg said she's happy in 2021 at Bellator MMA, years after accusing her former boss, the UFC President Dana White, of being a bully.
"You need to kill me to get me out of here," blood-soaked MMA fighter Peter Queally said after his violent victory Friday.
Watch Michael 'Venom' Page obliterate Derek Anderson with a devastating kick to the face before a medic stepped in to say no more.
Patricio Freire then faced off with his next opponent, the American fighter A.J. McKee, who called it: "The biggest fight in Bellator history."
Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire must win his sudden-death match to progress to a $1 million mega-fight with McKee, but that fight might happen anyway.
Pitbull is a better featherweight than any of the 145-pounders at the UFC, Scott Coker said, who welcomes Freire back to the cage Friday.
Valerie Loureda, 22, gets direct messages from women saying she’s empowered them. A top young fighter, Loureda is one of Bellator MMA’s rising stars. Loureda has a message – you can be feminine, fight, and win. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. A 22-year-old rising MMA fighter called Valerie Loureda […]
Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jon Jones, and Israel Adesanya are three of the top pound-for-pound athletes competing in mixed martial arts today. The pound-for-pound concept ranks fighters according to talent, potential, accomplishments, recent level of competition, and victories. They tend to create arguments, and Insider’s is no different. Conor McGregor was named […]
A 25-year-old American has quickly developed into one of the must-see attractions in all MMA. Competing in the Bellator MMA Grand Prix featherweight semi-finals, AJ McKee advanced into the $US1 million final by submitting his opponent with a move many experts had never seen before. Because it’s so new, McKee […]
Patricio Freire scored a rapid, savage, first-round knockout win Thursday. Freire defeated Bellator 252 opponent Pedro Carvalho via first-round knockout, advancing to the next round of the Bellator featherweight Grand Prix. The 33-year-old Brazilian is a two-weight champion at Bellator MMA, has a decade’s worth of consistency within the company […]
Aaron Pico defeated John de Jesus in devastating fashion on Thursday. After dominating him with ground-and-pound in the first, Pico knocked de Jesus to the floor with a wicked blow in the second, forcing the referee to wave the bout off for good. The Bellator MMA featherweight match took place […]
Keri Taylor-Melendez finished her current Bellator MMA deal with a dominant win Thursday. It was mere target practice for Melendez as the strawweight landed shot after shot on Emilee King on the preliminary card of the behind-closed-doors Bellator 252 event at the Mohegan Sun Casino. Melendez kneed King to the […]
Trevor Gudde sent Bellator 252 opponent Khonry Gracie to the floor with a chin-cracking knee strike. The win kicked off Thursday’s behind-closed-doors Bellator MMA event at the Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut. Watch the highlight-reel finish right here. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. A 6-foot-7 welterweight with one of […]
Sabah Homasi beat Bobby Voelker 20 seconds into the second round in a middleweight match on Thursday. Homasi hit Voelker with a jumping knee strike, practically sending his opponent flying across the Bellator MMA cage. Homasi then pounced on Voelker and hit him with three hammer fists while he was […]