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Bellator 189 post-event facts: David Rickels trails only 'Pitbull' on all-time wins list

Bellator 189 wasn’t the most memorable night for the promotion. All four main-card fights went the distance at Friday’s event, which took place at WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Okla., and aired on Spike. 458 more words

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Bellator 189 highlights: Did champ Julia Budd deserve this win over Arlene Blencowe?

Should the Bellator women’s featherweight title have changed hands on Friday in Bellator 189’s headliner?

In the Spike-televised headliner of the event, which took place at WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Okla., Julia Budd (11-2 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) edged challenger Arlene Blencowe (10-7 MMA, 3-3 BMMA) … 223 more words

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Bellator 189 results: Rafael Lovato stays unbeaten vs. Chris Honeycutt

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Rafael Lovato was forced to go the distance for the first time in his career at Bellator 189. Fortunately that didn’t hinder him much. 176 more words

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5 reasons to watch Bellator 189, including Julia Budd's high-stakes title rematch

Bellator returns to the U.S. today. After presenting events in Dublin, Ireland and Tel Aviv in November, the promotion heads to the familiar confines of WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Okla., for Bellator 189. 994 more words

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Bellator 189 pre-event facts: David Rickels sets new record for most Bellator fights

(This story was first published on Nov. 28, 2017.)

Bellator contributes to a busy weekend of MMA with Bellator 189, which takes place tonight at WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Okla., and airs on Spike following prelims streamed on MMAjunkie. 519 more words

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Rafael Lovato, Jr

Rafael Lovato, Jr etched his name into grappling folklore when he became the first American to win the Brazilian National Jiu Jitsu (BNJJ) championship as a black belt in 2007. 1,246 more words

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