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Bellator 139's David Rickels on no-contest: 'I wouldn't want to be guy that didn't get up'

David Rickels is still confounded by his recent turn in the cage.

The Bellator lightweight was likely on his way to a TKO victory when he threw an illegal knee that rendered opponent John Alessio unable to continue at Bellator 139. 522 more words


Bellator 139 video highlights: Hisaki Kato Supermans Joe Schilling

Never heard of Hisaki Kato before Friday night? You’re probably not alone. But you better pay attention.

Kato (5-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) provided the single most spectacular moment… 140 more words


John Alessio: I deserve title shot at Will Brooks with Bellator 139 win

More than 18 years and 50 fights into his pro career, John Alessio still hasn’t shut down hopes of becoming a world champion.

In fact, Alessio (35-17 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) believes he’s just one win away from a Bellator lightweight title shot. 569 more words