Josh Thomson to appeal knockout loss to Patricky Freire at Bellator 172

Josh Thomson

The appeal seems based on the notion that the stoppage stemmed from a headbutt. Josh Thomson was knocked out by an uppercut at Bellator 172 by Patricky Freire, that is not in question.  Big John McCarthy halted the action immediately, and Freire was awarded a knockout victory.  Now, Josh is filing an appeal, based on … Read moreJosh Thomson to appeal knockout loss to Patricky Freire at Bellator 172

The Bottom Line. Bellator 172 Thomson vs. Freire fighter payouts

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Bellator 172 lost their main event, but those on the card did their best. Here’s what they made as a result of their hard work. Bellator 172 will always go down in history as the event that lost its main event just hours before it was set to take place.  An unfortunate medical condition took … Read moreThe Bottom Line. Bellator 172 Thomson vs. Freire fighter payouts

C.T. Fletcher’s night out at Bellator 172

C.T. Fletcher's night out at Bellator 172

Mixed martial arts events are always ripe with celebrity ticket holders, especially when the events are held in California or Las Vegas. Last night at Bellator 172 it was no different as the “Compton Superman” himself, C.T. Fletcher, was in the building. Fletcher is a bodybuilding and motivational icon. A 3x strict-curl world champion, 3x … Read moreC.T. Fletcher’s night out at Bellator 172

Matt Mitrione opens up about being pulled from Bellator 172

Matt Mitrione opens up about being pulled from Bellator 172

The highly anticipated Bellator debut of Fedor Emelianenko did not come to pass last night at Bellator 172 as his opponent, Matt Mitrione, was pulled from the card just hours before the show due to kidney stones. The world of mixed martial arts had the wind knocked out of it momentarily, but the rest of … Read moreMatt Mitrione opens up about being pulled from Bellator 172

BREAKING: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione CANCELED

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The excitement surrounding Bellator 172’s main event of Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione was at a fever pitch. And just like that, it was gone. Scott Coker took to twitter moments ago to announce that the heavily hyped debut of Fedor Emelianenko has been canceled. According to Coker, Mitrione fell ill hours ago and the promotion … Read moreBREAKING: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione CANCELED

Check out the live Bellator 172 ceremonial weigh ins at 5PM PST

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Watch the live Bellator 172 Ceremonial weigh ins live here The fighters will be stepping on the scales, and facing off live at 5:00 PM PST.  The official weigh ins took place this morning, and all main card fighters made weight without issue.  You’ll be able to watch the live ceremonial weigh ins and face … Read moreCheck out the live Bellator 172 ceremonial weigh ins at 5PM PST

Bellator 172 Fighters step on the scales and weigh in

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There are 16 fights official now after the fighters stepped on the scale There fighters all weighed in this morning for their official Bellator 172 weigh ins, and everyone on the main card made weight without a hiccup.  Fedor tipped the scales at 236, which is right around his average weight for fights. Mitrione came … Read moreBellator 172 Fighters step on the scales and weigh in

Bellator 172 Predictions – Will Fedor’s return to American soil be successful?

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Here’s who I believe will have their hands raised at Bellator 172 Tomorrow night the fighters will step into the cage and test their skills against each other. Months of training, diet and time away from their families will lead up to a clash of combat.  Fans of the sport will never fully understand what … Read moreBellator 172 Predictions – Will Fedor’s return to American soil be successful?

Bellator 172 Fight Week video 2 of Fedor Emelianenko

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Bellator is back with another in the series of Fedor videos this week The GOAT is in San Jose, CA for a fight this Saturday night against Matt Mitrione.  We showed you the first video in the series Bellator is doing on Fedor Emelianenko, and now, the second video has become available thanks to Bellator’s … Read moreBellator 172 Fight Week video 2 of Fedor Emelianenko

Bellator 172 Fight Week Video #1 of Fedor Emelianenko

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The Last Emperor Fedor Emelianenko is on American soil for a fight, rejoice. We’re two days away from Bellator 172 and the return of Fedor Emelianenko fighting on American Soil. His upcoming bout with Matt Mitrione is surely not to be missed.  If you’re like me however, you’ll watch anything involving Fedor.  With that in … Read moreBellator 172 Fight Week Video #1 of Fedor Emelianenko

Scott Coker talks Fedor, Ryan Bader, Fight Fixing, and more

Scott Coker talks Fedor, Ryan Bader, Fight Fixing, and more

Bellator 172 is a mere two days away, and that means we are only two days away from Fedor Emelianenko making his walk down the ramp on American soil again. Yesterday, Luke Thomas had Bellator president Scott Coker on his SiriusXM radio show, “The Luke Thomas Show”, to discuss all things Bellator. Here are some … Read moreScott Coker talks Fedor, Ryan Bader, Fight Fixing, and more

Fedor’s former manager speaks on Bellator debut, Trump relationship, and UFC

Fedor's former manager speaks on Bellator debut, Trump relationship, and UFC

With Bellator 172 a mere 3 days away, the MMA world is buzzing about Fedor Emelianenko’s Bellator debut, and his first fight on American soil since 2011. This will be “The Last Emperor’s” 3rd fight since ending a three and a half year retirement in December of 2015. Emelianenko’s former manager and current M-1 Global president, … Read moreFedor’s former manager speaks on Bellator debut, Trump relationship, and UFC

Mike Swick sits down with Josh Thomson to discuss his next fight and future.

Mike Swick sits down with 'The Punk', Josh Thomson to discuss his next fight and future.

On February 18th in the Bellator cage, Josh Thomson will be taking on Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire. This website’s namesake, Mike Swick, was able to snatch an interview with Josh. The 38 year old lightweight, Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson sat down and covered his past, present, and future in MMA. After all of the smack talk … Read moreMike Swick sits down with Josh Thomson to discuss his next fight and future.

“Heavy” weekend of MMA is headed our way as the big boys are front and center

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People love the heavyweights, and this weekend, they’re on display MMA is a speed sport by and large. The fighters utilize hand speed, head movement, footwork, takedowns and scrambles to make their game plans come to pass. Yet, people absolutely love the heavyweights. The big, plodding, plundering behemoths bring the fans to their feet.  If … Read more“Heavy” weekend of MMA is headed our way as the big boys are front and center

The legend of Fedor’s sweater

The legend of Fedor's sweater

When Fedor Emelianenko shocked the MMA world by appearing at Bellator 165 as Matt Mitrione’s secret opponent for Bellator 172, the promotion made a statement. Fedor and his sweater made a statement as well – a fashion statement.

Of the many noteworthy things regarding his appearance in Bellator, was his sweater. It became so much of a talking point, that Fedor’s “glorios sweater of absolute victory” is now a rash guard. The garment quickly became an internet sensation and even has its own Twitter account.

Narrated by Adam Carolla, Bellator did a great job having some fun with the iconic fashion piece. Featuring a ton of celebrities and fighters talking about the garment, the video uncovers what it means to so many.

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