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Breaking: Bellator’s Welterweight Grand-Prix Lineup Revealed

UNCASVILLE, CT - APRIL 22: Michael Page (black trunks) walks to the cage for his bout against Jeremie Holloway (not shown) at Bellator 153 at Mohegan Sun Arena on April 22, 2016 in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)

Bellator MMA have confirmed nine of the fighters that will take part in their upcoming welterweight grand-prix. The grand-prix format is making a comeback and boy, does it look like Bellator are on to something here. Today, the lineup for their 170lb tournament has been announced and on paper, it really does seem as though we are in for a treat. With …

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Watch: Schaub Explains Why He Thinks Dana White Should Leave The UFC

Following their rather public Instagram feud last week, Brendan Schaub took a moment during his Below The Belt podcast to speak his mind on the suitability of Dana White for the role of UFC president. It was petulance of the highest order from White when these two clashed. We’ve seen Brendan Schaub make his fair share of misinformed, poorly-judged and downright bizarre …

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‘Stormin’ Norman Parke Signs With Bellator MMA

Antrim’s Norman Parke has officially signed a deal with Bellator after a 32-fight career that saw him compete in a number of elite promotions. Norman Parke is a name well-known to the Irish MMA fanbase. A former Ultimate Fighter winner, Parke enjoyed a nine-fight run in the UFC – going (5-3-1) before his eventual release. His time in the world’s premier mixed …

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Stipe Miocic Felt Disrespected By UFC 226 Post-Fight

Stipe Miocic’s brutal KO defeat to Daniel Cormier was no doubt a bitter pill to swallow – but he, like many others, was left slightly disappointed with the theatrics that ensued inside the octagon that night when the fighting was finished. The former heavyweight champion of the world had kept relatively quiet about his feelings on the divisive UFC 226 …

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Watch: Chad Mendes Secures Big TKO Win On UFC Return

Veteran featherweight Chad Mendes picked up a victory in his first fight back following a two year USADA suspension, at UFC Boise last night. The former number one contender made short work of his opponent Myles Jury, defeating him via TKO in the first round. Mendes looked sharp from the off and midway through round one, he threw a huge …

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Will Fleury Suffers First MMA Defeat At Bellator Rome

The Irishman has endured his first loss in the pro ranks at the hands of Alen Amedovski. Despite his promising start of four straight wins in MMA, Will Fleury has had to cope with a lot thus far, given that multiple opponents have pulled out of fights on short notice in the past three years. Being on the receiving end …

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