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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


Pat Curran vs. Goiti Yamauchi set for Bellator 139 in Kansas

Bellator MMA’s return to Kansas is coming together with some intriguing fights.

A source close to the event told MMAjunkie a featherweight bout between former champion Pat Curran (20-7 MMA, 10-4 BMMA) and fellow contender Goiti Yamauchi (18-2 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) will serve as one of Bellator 139’s featured bouts. 237 more words


Bellator 119 heads to Canada in May for heavyweight tourney final

Bellator MMA will return to Canada in May for the first time in 18 months.

Bellator 119 is set for May 9 in Rama, Ontario. Promotion officials announced the card on Tuesday. 370 more words


Marcus Davis vs Alexander Sarnavskiy, John Alessio vs Will Brooks Tourney Matchups Headed to Bellator 101

Marcus Davis 

  • 22-9 MMA / 1 Bellator No Contest
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Paul Taylor, Paul Kelly, Chris Lytle

Alexander Sarnavskiy