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Bellator 131 / UFC 180 prelims / WSOF 15: TV Ratings

The TV ratings are now in for Saturday’s head-to-head showdown between the UFC, Bellator and WSOF and shows that Bellator ended up being the big winners on the night. Bellator 131 captured fans attention on Spike TV with an average of 1.2 million viewers tuning in to the show, while an impressive 2 million tuned in for the main event which featured two UFC hall-of-famers Tito Ortiz...
Via Fight Of The Night
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 131: Ortiz vs Bonnar Results

Main card: Tito Ortiz def. Stephan Bonnar via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27) Will Brooks def. Michael Chandler via fourth-round TKO (3:48) Joe Schilling def. Melvin Manhoef via second-round KO (0:32) Mike Richman def. Nam Phan via first-round TKO (0:46) King Mo Lawal def. Joe Vedepo via third-round TKO (0:39) Undercard: Joao Faria def. Ian […]
Via MMAInsider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Schilling: An American Badass KO’s Melvin Manhoef

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...
Via Fight Booth
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tito Earns the Split Decision Victory at Bellator 131

Main card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Light Heavyweight Tito Ortiz def. Stephan Bonnar Decision (split) (30-27, 28-29, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Will Brooks (ic) def. Michael Chandler TKO (punches) 4 3:48 [a] Middleweight Joe Schilling def. Melvin Manhoef KO (punch) 2 0:32 Catchweight (143 lbs) Mike Richman def. Nam Phan TKO (punches) 1 […]
Via MMA PRIME
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joe Schilling Stuns Melvin Manhoef With Massive Knockout Blow at Bellator 131

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...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 131 Picks

  Last Event Winner: Nolan Howell (7-3) Yearly Standings: Lucas Bourdon: 9-4 .692 Ben Kohn: 149-72 .674 Josh Hall: 35-21 .625 TC Engel: 87-53 .621 Luke Irwin: 236-151 .610 Earl Montclair: 111-72 .607 Nolan Howell: 166-109 .604 Naomi Kamornick: 6-5 .545 Dan Galvan: 5-6 .455 Light Heavyweight Bout: Stephan Bonnar (15-8) vs. Tito Ortiz (17-11-1) Luke Irwin: Ugh. Main event, eh? Whatever...
Via Undercard Superstar
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 131 Weigh-In Results

Bellator 131 is good to go tonight on Spike TV after all the fighters successfully made weight last night. Check out what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Tito Ortiz (205.5) vs. Stephan Bonnar (205.5) Michael Chandler (154.5) vs. Will Brooks (154.5) Melvin Manhoef (185.5) vs. Joe Schilling (186) Nam Phan (143) vs. Mike Richman (142) Muhammed Lawal (204...
Via Fight Of The Night
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Manhoef expects a kickboxing match against Joe Schilling at Bellator 131

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bellator 131 media day workouts

Bellator MMA returns to the fold with their biggest card of the year this weekend in Bellator 131. In a weekend stacked with MMA, Bellator 131 may in fact be the best event. Bellator will be going head to head with the UFC 181 pay-per-view, as well as the World Series of Fighting 15 card this Saturday. While it will be tough for MMA fans to catch all the fights live, you can be...
Via Fight Hub TV
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 131 Fight Card

Bellator 131 takes place this Saturday night on Spike TV and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. Headlining the show is a light-heavyweight grudge match between former UFC stars Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar who’ve been taking a leaf out of pro wrestling’s playbook in an attempt to hype up their fight. In the co-main event interim lightweight champion Will Brooks will...
Via Fight Of The Night
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal Now Fights Joe Vedepo at Bellator 131

Just 12 days before the curtain is drawn on Bellator 131, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (pictured) has been issued a new assignment. Lawal was originally salted to battle Tom DeBlass in the November 15 event, but Deblass has been forced to withdraw after suffering a nasty cut on his right eyebrow during training. Lawal will now face an ecstatic Joe Vedepo. “This is just an absolutely...
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 131 full fight card finalized; LIVE and FREE on Spike TV Saturday, November 15

Bellator 131 Full Card Finalized From San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center LIVE and FREE on Spike TV Saturday, November 15 Tito vs. Bonnar; Chandler vs. Brooks Meet For Lightweight Title The full card for Bellator 131 has been finalized for one of the biggest events in Bellator history from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center on Saturday, November 15th live and free on...
Via MMA Interplay
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight Network Presents GFC 4: Hari vs. Quarteron LIVE Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET

Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live international broadcast of the Global Fighting Championship 4: Hari vs. Quarteron kickboxing megashow from Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET, featuring “The Bad Boy” Badr Hari against reigning IKF Muay Thai champion Patrice...
Via MMA Interplay
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 125 Fighter Salaries

  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 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 131: Tito vs Bonnar To Headline Event

  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...
Via BadCulture
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

  Luke Irwin: 1. Mark Hunt: If Roy was content to just throw, which he stupidly was, then Hunt was going to make him pay. He did. 2. Myles Jury: Is now 6-0 in the UFC after handing hometown guy Takanori Gomi his first-ever knockout loss. 3. Melvin Manhoef: Hit the off switch on Doug Marshall, and in the process, earns himself a Bellator middleweight title shot. 4. Thabiso Mchunu...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 125 TV Ratings

Bellator 125 drew an average of 742,000 viewers on Spike TV this past Friday night. That’s down 29,000 viewers from last week’s event, but it’s still a good number for the promotion in their current Friday night slot and suggests that new CEO Scott Coker may already have started to make an impact after taking over from Bjorn Rebney in the summer. Bellator 125 was headlined...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Melvin Manhoef obliterate Doug Marshall at Bellator 125 (Video)

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Manhoef KO’s Doug Marshall at Bellator 125 (Video)

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 president...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 125: Marshall vs. Manhoef Results

Fight card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Middleweight Melvin Manhoef def. Doug Marshall KO (punch) 1 1:45 Middleweight Rafael Carvalho def. Brian Rogers TKO (punches) 1 3:06 Heavyweight Javy Ayala def. Raphael Butler Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 1:03 Featherweight Goiti Yamauchi def. Martin Stapleton Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:37 Preliminary Card (Spike.com) Featherweight...
Via MMA PRIME
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 125 Results

Bellator 125 took place last night and we’ve got all the results for you below. In the main event Melvin Manhoef made his mark quickly in his Bellator debut, with an overhand right putting Doug Marshall face down on the canvas after just 1.45mins of action. See all the results from last night’s event below. — Main Card: Melvin Manhoef def Doug Marshall via first-round KO (1...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 125 Live Video and Results

Bellator 125 takes place Friday night inside Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Melvin Manhoef makes his Bellator debut against Doug Marshall in Tonight’s featured attraction. Stream the prelims right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT. Spike TV broadcast the main card at 9PM ET/PT. Please click the media player below to stream the prelims: Bellator Live...
Via 5thRound.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 125 Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-ins for Bellator 125 took place Thursday inside Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Melvin Manhoef makes his Bellator debut against Doug Marshall (pictured) in Friday’s featured attraction. Spike.com streams the prelims live starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT. Spike TV broadcasts the main card at 9PM ET/PT. Here are the official results from today’s weigh-ins...
Via 5thRound.com
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 124 / WSOF 13 TV Ratings

Bellator 124 drew an average of 771,000 viewers this past Friday night on Spike TV, peaking with an audience of 1,271,000 prior to the main event 205lb title fight between Emanuel Newton and Joey Beltran. That’s up 104,000 viewers from last week’s season premiere which went head-to-head with UFC Fight Night 50 on FOX Sport 1. Any time Bellator are able to break the 700,000 barrier...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 125: Manhoef vs. Marshall

Bellator 125: Manhoef vs. Marshall When: September 19th, 2014 Where: Save Mart Center in Fresno, California How: Spike TV Who: Preliminary Card: (Spike.com 7PMET/4PM PT) Jesse Juarez vs. Ron Keslar Chris Honeycutt vs. Aaron Wilkinson Poppies Martinez vs. Julio Cesar Neves Granson Clark vs. George Zuniga Jonny Bonilla-Bowman vs. Sergio Cortez Matthew Ramirez vs. Oscar Ramirez Joe...
Via 5thRound.com
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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