Ben Saunders (pictured) has been granted his wish. After a chat with Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, the two have decided to amicably part ways.
“I want to thank @BjornRebney for letting me go,” Saunders posted on his Twitter account. “I fullfilled my contract and I wanted to be a free agent again. The future is bright! ”
Saunders joined Bellator in April 2011, posting a 7...
Bellator put on a landmark show last night in Phoenix and the main event delivered a KO that you may see next time the promotion updates their top 10 of all-time.
Douglas Lima and Ben Saunders met in the finals of last seasons welterweight tournament for a $100,000 prize and a shot at the welterweight title, a title that may be vacated if Ben Askren does not re-sign.
Nothing feels quite like a flush shin kick to the dome. Lima caught Saunders flush and that was that. S/O to the GIF master himself Zombie Prophet for the goods.
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With UFC 165 hoarding most of this weekend’s MMA headlines, Bellator’s 100th show went nearly unnoticed. That was until Douglas Lima (pictured) took center stage.
Lima met UFC veteran Ben Saunders in the finals of Bellator’s Season 8 welterweight tournament in Friday night’s main event. He continued to beat Saunders to the punch on most occasions, including an uppercut that...
Bellator 100: Lima vs. Saunders II
When: September 20th, 2013
Where: Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona
How: Spike TV (8PM ET/PT)
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After a knockout filled Bellator Tournament run, Welterweight Finalists Douglas Lima and Ben Saunders will have to wait for their long awaited rematch as Douglas Lima has suffered a broken hand. Originally scheduled on March 21st from Maine’s Androscoggin Bank Colisee, the Welterweight Tournament Finals will now take place this summer. “I’m really disappointed, but I [...]
When it comes to choosing event dates, Bellator sure can pick ‘em can’t they?
Yes, Saturday night is the UFC’s debut on FOX, a landmark moment for mixed martial arts. Yes, Saturday night is Pacquiao vs. Marquez 3, a huge trilogy fight featuring the biggest name in boxing.
So you’d be forgiven if you’re not wondering what’s on on MTV 2. But hey, that’s what they...