On Friday night at the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, PA, Bellator MMA concluded their fall season with two tournament finals and a middleweight title fight. The televised part of the card on Spike TV kicked off with a featured welterweight matchup between Terry Etim and Patrick Cenoble. That fight and the Will Brooks and Alexander Sarnavskiy lightweight tournament finals battle...
Results from Pennsylvania’s Sands Event CenterBethlehem, PA. (November 22, 2013) – The final results are in for Bellator MMA’s event live from Pennsylvania’s Sands Event Center. The night showcased the Bellator Middleweight World Championship with Alexander Shlemenko defending his belt against Doug Marshall with a first round knockout. The event also featured the Bellator...
Main Card (Spike TV) Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Middleweight Alexander Shlemenko (c) def. Doug Marshall TKO (punch to the body) 1 4:28 [a] Welterweight Rick Hawn def. Ron Keslar KO (punch) 3 0:55 [b] Lightweight Will Brooks def. Alexander Sarnavskiy Unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [c] Lightweight Terry Etim def. Patrick […]
Alexander Shlemenko def. Doug Marshall via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 4:28
Rick Hawn def. Ron Keslar via KO (Punches) – Round 3, 0:55
Will Brooks def. Alexander Sarnavskiy via Unanimous Decision
Terry Etim def. Patrick Cenoble via Unanimous Decision
Mike Bannon def. Ahsan Abdulla via Arm-Triangle Choke – Round 1, 1:54
“Bellator 109: Shlemenko vs. Marshall” takes place Friday night inside Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
A middleweight title tilt between champion Alexander Shlemenko and Doug Marshall headlines tonight’s show. In addition, a pair of tournament final bouts will be featured.
Will Brooks and Tiger Sarnavskiy battle in the lightweight finals, while Ron Keslar and Rick...
Bethlehem, PA. (November 21, 2013) – The Bellator weigh-ins have been completed from Pennsylvania’s Sands Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s November 22nd event, which will showcase the Bellator Middleweight World Title Fight and the Bellator Lightweight and Middleweight Tournament Finals.Bellator MMA will take place from the Sands Event Center on Friday, November...
The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 109: Shlemenko vs. Marshall” took place Thursday in Pennsylvania.
A middleweight title tilt between champion Alexander Shlemenko and Doug Marshall headlines (both pictured) Friday’s show. In addition, a pair of tournament final bouts will be featured.
Will Brooks and Tiger Sarnavskiy battle in the lightweight finals, while Ron Keslar and...
Newport Beach, CA. (November 19, 2013) – A welterweight feature fight between Matt Riddle and Nathan Coy has been removed from the November 22nd card after Riddle has withdrawn from the fight. Originally scheduled to compete in the Season 9 Welterweight Tournament, Riddle suffered a rib injury and was removed from the tournament due to the injury. After withdrawing from the...
Bellator Host Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, November 21st at 5:00 p.m. EST from Pennsylvania’s Sands Casino ResortWeigh-Ins will be streamed online at Bellator.comNewport Beach, CA. (November 19, 2013) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Thursday at 5:00 p.m. EST at the North Hampton and LeHigh rooms inside the Sands Casino Resort...
Middleweight and Heavyweight Title Fights Swap Dates Minakov-Volkov Featured November 15th, Marshall-Shlemenko Meet November 22nd Newport Beach, CA. (November 5, 2013) – After a grueling Middleweight Title defense on September 7th, Alexander Shlemenko will now face Doug Marshall on November 22ndfrom Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In its place, the Heavyweight Title...
When: Novber 15th, 2013
Where: Ovation Hall at Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey
How: Spike.com and Spike TV
Saul Almeida vs. Kurt Pellegrino
Doug Marshall vs. Alexander Shlemenko (Bellator Middleweight Champion)
On Wednesday, it was announced Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko (pictured) will defend his throne against Doug Marshall at Bellator 108.
The November 15 event takes place inside Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Marshall earned his crack at the crown by running through Bellator’s Season 8 tournament, which included two first round knockout finishes. “The Rhino”...
What’s cool is that we see our bud, Brett Cooper, be the first man to take advantage of the Bellator tournament injury clause and step in for Doug Marshall to face Shlemenko tonight. A few years ago, Cooper lost to Shlemenko in a fun fight, but we all know his time down at Reign has changed him since then. The figth should be great, and all are happy to get paid, but not Shlemenko...
Brett Cooper Replaces Doug Marshall in Bellator Middleweight Title Fight, Saturday, September 7th From Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Newport Beach, CA. (August 19, 2013) – After suffering a broken hand in training, Season 8 Middleweight Tournament Winner Doug Marshall will have to put his title shot on hold. Using the Bellator Tournament Championship Replacement Clause for the first [...]
After suffering a broken hand in training, Season 8 Middleweight Tournament Winner Doug Marshall will have to put his title shot on hold. Using the Bellator Tournament Championship Replacement Clause for the first time, Bellator fighters and executives voted to determine their choice of which fighter would earn their title shot. After consideration, reigning Bellator […]
Brett Cooper Replaces Doug Marshall in Bellator Middleweight Title Fight, Saturday, September 7th From Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Newport Beach, CA. (August 19, 2013) – After suffering a broken hand in training, Season 8 Middleweight Tournament Winner Doug Marshall will have to put his title shot on hold. Using the Bellator Tournament Championship Replacement Clause for […]
A broken hand has forced Doug Marshall out of his middleweight title affair against champion Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 98. Under the newly-inducted Bellator Tournament Championship Replacement Clause, fighters and executives voted and determined Brett Cooper will serve as substitute on September 7.
“My goal has always been the same, get the belt,” Cooper said. “I’m...
Date: September 7, 2013 Location: Uncasville, Connecticut Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena Broadcast: Spike TV, Spike.com Alexander Shlemenko vs. Doug Marshall - for middleweight title Joe Warren vs. Nick Kirk - bantamweight tournament opening round Brett Cooper vs. Andreas Spang - Season 9 middleweight tournament opening round Dan Cramer vs. Perry Filkins - Season 9 middleweight...
Bellator 98: Shlemenko vs. Marshall
When: September 7th, 2013
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut
How: Spike TV (8PM ET/PT)
Jason Butcher vs. Giva Santana (middleweight tournament – opening round)
Mikkel Parlo vs. Brian Rogers (middleweight tournament – opening round)
Dan Cramer vs. Perry Filkins (middleweight tournament – opening round)
Brett Cooper vs...
The Bellator Summer Series second and final event of 2013 will go down inside of Rio Rancho, New Mexico's Santa Ana Star Center on July 31st and it brings us not only two title fights, but two tournament finales as well.
The main and co-main of the evening feature four fighters with an insane combined record of 49-1 between them. Champions Michael Chandler and Ben Askren will...
When: September 7th, 2013
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, Connecticut
How: Spike TV (7PM ET)
Joe Warren vs. Nick Kirk – Bantamweight Tournament – opening round
Doug Marshall vs. Shlemenko Alexander (Bellator middleweight champion)
“Bellator MMA: Curran vs. Shamhalaev” takes place Thursday inside Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Tonight’s event will showcase a featherweight title tilt between champion Pat Curran and Shahbulat Shamhalaev. In addition, Brett Cooper and Doug Marshall meet in the Middleweight Tournament Finals, while Mike Richman and Frodo Khasbulaev collide in the Featherweight tourney...
Just like any other week, the ever encompassing world of MMA continues to take the Bonnie Raitt - "let's give them something to talk about" business approach. You'll be able to find my take on the stories that stood out above the rest below in this weekly on-site come down piece. Please leave your feedback in the comments section. GSP vs. Diaz rivalry reaches...
The official weigh-ins for “Bellator MMA: Aliev vs. Marshall” took place Wednesday in California.
All four Bellator Featherweight Tournament semifinal bouts will appear in the Thursday’s show. Frodo Khasbulaev and Marlon Sandro (both pictured) headline the gig.
Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula hosts the festivities.
Spike.com streams the prelims live starting at 9PM...
Bellator 89 is in the books, and it was a pretty fun show with plenty of
violence and carnage. In the main event, it was friend vs. friend and teammate
vs. teammate as Eduardo Dantas defended his Bantamweight championship against Marcos
Galvao. The action was back and forth in
the early going but Dantas’ jabs were the highlight. A push kick to the jaw stumbled Galvao and