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James Gallagher To Headline Dublin Bellator Card In Early 2019

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Bellator will make its return to Dublin and the 3 Arena with the promotion confirming today that they will host an event on February 23 with James Gallagher headlining.  Gallagher (7-1-0) is currently preparing for his comeback after suffering the first loss of his professional career against former CFFC champion, Ricky Bandejas, at Bellator 204 in August. “The Strabanimal” suffered …

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Exclusive: Machida Is Faced With Carvalho, But Has An Eye On Mousasi

Bellator’s latest acquisition, the former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, spoke exclusively to us here at Pundit Arena about his promotional debut and his plans for the future. Few names are as synonymous with the sport as Machida’s. From the moment he crane-kicked the legendary Randy Couture into retirement to his title-winning KO of Rashad Evans, Lyoto was front-and-centre through …

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Bellator Champ Caldwell To Face Rizin Champ Horiguchi In Super-Fight

Bellator announced on Thursday that their bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell will be facing off against Rizin’s 135lb king  Kyoji Horiguchi for the Japanese promotions’ bantamweight belt. The cross-promotion super fight is set to take place at Rizin 14 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan on the 31st of December 2018, the same card which is set to include …

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Exploring Irish MMA: Part VII – Brian Moore

In this, the seventh edition of Exploring Irish MMA, we speak to SBG Ireland featherweight Brian ‘The Pikeman’ Moore as he prepares for perhaps the biggest fight of his career to date. Moore’s only setbacks since signing for Bellator two years ago have come against the former two-time Bellator title-challenger Daniel Weichel and one of the brightest 145lb up-and-comers in …

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Bellator’s Brian Moore On Inspirational Irish Amateur Medal Haul

Ireland managed to take home the second-largest medal tally during this year’s IMMAFs and the inspirational performances from those who won has left many of the country’s mixed martial artists inspired, according to SBG’s Brian Moore. Moore spoke to us here at Pundit Arena MMA about how the medal haul by the Irish amateurs has sent a real buzz throughout the country’s …

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Ben Askren & Scott Coker In Heated Exchange Over Failed Negotiations

UFC’s newest signee Ben Askren is certainly no stranger to an argument on social media. On this occasion, Askren called out Bellator president Scott Coker who had claimed in an interview that “The Funky One” was almost apart of their welterweight Grand Prix, with ONE Championship reaching out to Bellator about some kind of co-promotion with their former 170lb champion. The …

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Irishman Kiefer Crosbie Has First Bellator Fight Set For December

Irish MMA is about to have another representative on a big stage. Kiefer Crosbie is yet another prospect from Straight Blast Gym in Ireland, and the Irishman became one of many to join the ranks of Bellator MMA back in July. Following in the footsteps of teammates James Gallagher and Richard Kiely, Crosbie will fight under the Bellator banner, and …

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