When the Joe Schilling and Melvin Manhoef fight was announced as a part of Bellator 131 most people thought it would be a kickboxing match with 4 oz gloves. What we got was an MMA fight between two of the best kick boxers in the world today. It showed us that no matter whether it is kickboxing or MMA – Joe Schilling is a badass. One capable of taking your best shot and then knocking...
If you tune in to MMA events with the hopes of seeing someone get knocked the **** out you were not dissappointed in Bellator 131 (eh--Tito was kind of a downer). Well--at least not in Joe Schilling. After struggling a little with Manhoef in the first round he put an end to the match at the :32 mark in the second with a massive right to the ear.Unlike poor Leslie Smith's ear...
When Bellator MMA announced that Melvin Manhoef would be taking on kickboxing star and former GLORY combatant Joe Schilling, fans wondered why the dream striking matchup never occurred in a kickboxing ring.
While the fans still anticipate a striking war come Saturday, the fact is that in MMA all disciplines are fair game.
Do not fret however fight fans, for Manhoef spoke with FightHubTV...
Doug Marshall might have viciously been knocked out by Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 125, but he had the last laugh – he got paid more. Here is the fighter purse info for the event, straight from the California Athletic Commission. Doug Marshall: $20,000 Javy Ayala: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus) Melvin Manhoef: $10,000 […]
Don’t Blink: “No Mercy” Melvin Manhoef Meets Joe Schilling From San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center On Saturday, November 15th Middleweight Clash Joins Ortiz-Bonnar, Chandler-Brooks, Mo-DeBlass Newport Beach, Calif. (October 3, 2014) – When Melvin Manhoef joined Bellator in July, fans instantly began creating their own dream matchups for the Dutch finisher. Bellator...
Bellator 125 went down last live on Spike TV from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California and was headlined by an electric middleweight tilt between heavy handed strikers Melvin Manhoef and Doug Marshall.
In the end, the fight did not last very long as many suspected as Manhoef demolished Marshall via a hellacious knockout that had the former Bellator title challenger faceplant...
Melvin Manhoef (pictured) couldn’t have dreamed of a better showing in his Bellator MMA debut. Speaking of going to sleep, Manhoef had Doug Marshall face-planting with a right hook to the dome in the opening round of their scrap.
Do the cool kids still use the hashtag #Planking? Regardless, that’s exactly what Marshall was doing in last night’s main event.
Bellator 125: Manhoef vs. Marshall
When: September 19th, 2014
Where: Save Mart Center in Fresno, California
How: Spike TV
(Spike.com 7PMET/4PM PT)
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Bellator have swooped to sign two exciting strikers, Paul Daley and Melvin Manhoef, ahead of their 11th season in September.
Daley has fought once before in the Bellator cage, claiming a first round TKO win over Rudy Bears back in 2012, but he was then cut by the promotion due to legal and Visa issues ‘Semtex’ was facing due to a bar fight he’d been involved in back in his...
Scott Coker is bringing the band back together. On Monday, Bellator MMA announced the signings of welterweight Paul Daley (pictured) and Melvin Manhoef.
Terms of their respective deals were not disclosed.
“I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. We want Bellator to be a destination for not only the top-tier fighters in the sport, but the first-choice destination for fans...