Found January 18, 2013 on MMA PRIME:
Main Card (Spike TV) Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Light Heavyweight Jacob Noe def. Seth Petruzelli TKO (punches) 1 2:51 [a] Lightweight Michael Chandler (c) def. Rick Hawn Submission (rear naked choke) 2 3:07 [b] Light Heavyweight Mikhail Zayats def. Renato Sobral TKO (punches) 1 4:49 [a] Featherweight Pat Curran (c) def. Patricio Freire Split decision [...]

Bellator 85 Highlights: Chandler and Curran retain, Babalu gets eliminated

Bellator's SPIKE TV debut is now officially in the books and in terms of ratings and production quality it was a great success. According to Yahoo! Sports the show pulled in 938,000 viewers. The production and fighter back story pieces before the actual fights have always been something Bellator's been good at, but it's seems like they upped the ante for this one, and...

Michael Chandler “I do not consider myself the best lightweight in the world” talks Rick Hawn victory

Bellator MMA made it’s long awaited debut on Spike TV on Thursday night as the promotion put on two world title fights emanating from The Bren Events Center in Irvine, CA. The reigning lightweight champion Michael Chandler made short work of former judo Olympian Rick Hawn, as he used his wrestling to keep the judo [...]

Pat Curran “My heart dropped when split decision was announced” Talks Patricio Pitbull win

Last night Spike TV finally played host to Bellator, stacking the card with two title fights and three fairly high profile opening round matches for this season’s light heavyweight tournament. Opening the show and garnering over 1.1 million viewers was the featherweight championship bout between challenger Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and champion Pat Curran. The fight [...]

Bellator 85: Michael Chandler vs. Rick Hawn post fight press conference video highlights

Packing the Irvine Bren Events Center yesterday in Irvine, CA, Bellator MMA made a successful debut on Spike TV and put on a overall quality card. Both Bellator champions Michael Chandler and Pat Curran defended their respective titles as we bring to you post fight press conference highlights featuring the two mentioned as well as [...]

Bellator 85: Chandler vs. Hawn Results & Live Coverage

The inaugural Bellator event on Spike TV takes place tomorrow night and features featherweight champ Pat Curran defending his title against explosive knockout artist Patricio Pitbull as well as lightweight champion Michael Chandler will face former Olympian Rick Hawn in a highly anticipated showdown. Main Card (Live on Spike TV, 10:00 PM) Michael Chandler vs. Rick Hawn Renato Sobral...

Bellator 85 Weigh-In Results

The inaugural event on Spike TV features featherweight champ Pat Curran defending his title against explosive knockout artist Patricio Pitbull, while lightweight champion Michael Chandler will face former Olympian Rick Hawn in a highly anticipated showdown. The full results from the Bellator MMA weigh-in are below: Main Card: Bellator Featherweight Championship Fight: Pat Curran...

‘Bellator 85′ Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 85” took place Wednesday in California. A pair of championship affairs headlines Thursday’s show. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire challenges featherweight king Pat Curran in the co-main event, while Michael Chandler puts his lightweight crown on the line against Rick Hawn in the night’s featured attraction. UCI Bren Center in Irvine  hosts...

Bellator Fight Card

Bellator is making it’s premiere tonight on Spike TV and has a great fight card lined up. The Main Card fights will be televised on Spike TV while the Prelims will be streamed here. MAIN CARD: Bellator Featherweight Championship Fight: Pat Curran vs. Patricio Pitbull Bellator Lightweight Championship Fight: Michael Chandler vs. Rick Hawn Light [...]

‘Bellator 85′ Live Results

Bellator Fighting Championships makes its SpikeTV debut tonight. “Bellator 85” takes place Thursday inside UCI Bren Center in Irvine, California. Fans can stream the prelims live on starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Spike will then broadcast the main card at 10PM ET/PT. A pair of championship affairs will be showcased. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire challenges featherweight...
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