Bendo takes shot at Conor without even having to mention his name

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Benson Henderson takes a shot at Conor McGregor without even having to mention his name. You know what? It’s kind of nice and pretty clever about how he did it. Bendo wants people to know that he doesn’t need to be a scumbag or break the law to sell a fight. In my humble opinion, … Read moreBendo takes shot at Conor without even having to mention his name

Bellator wins ratings war with UFC this past weekend.

Bellator wins ratings

This has to be a happy day inside of the Bellator offices. This past weekend, the UFC and Bellator flip-flopped their normal nights and both aired live and free shows on cable television. The UFC ran on the FXX Network on Friday night, and Bellator ran on Spike TV Saturday night. The Ratings were released, … Read moreBellator wins ratings war with UFC this past weekend.

Bellator 2016: A Year in Review

Bellator: 2016 Year in Review

Bellator 2016: A Year in Review Highlight Video

Bellator 2016: A Year in Review

By many accounts 2016 was the best year in Bellator’s history. Marking it’s 8th year in the industry, 2016 gave us 22 Bellator MMA events and 2 Bellator Kickboxing events. For Bellator, it wasn’t just the massive event schedule that made this past year such a success for them. They made plenty of news at the signing table, as well as having some of the most epic battles in MMA. Let’s take a quick look at the year in review for Bellator.Bellator 2016: Year in Review

With free agency in MMA becoming more and more interesting now that there are a few promotions to do business with, Bellator made a play in the market in a huge way. Their list of signees this past year included some of the biggest names in the sport – Benson Henderson, Matt Mitrione, Rory MacDonald, and all-time great heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko.

Not to be outdone by the influx of big names, some of Bellators cornerstone competitors had banner years of their own. Michael “Venom” page had a 3-win year extending his record to 12-0 and producing one of the most lethal knockouts in quite sometime. Michael Chandler not only won the Bellator lightweight championship but he successfully defended it against Benson Henderson in a great 5-round battle. And Phil Davis knocked off two of the biggest names in the light heavyweight division when he defeated King Mo and then finished his year by taking the light heavyweight strap from Liam McGeary.

All told it was an exciting year for Bellator and was just a taste of things to come in 2017. Bellator 170 comes to us January 21st from the LA Forum where Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen look to settle their score. Kudos to Scott Coker and the promotion on a great year of mixed martial arts.

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Ratings Report: VanZant vs. Waterson a massive success

Ratings report: VanZant vs Waterson massive success

UFC on FOX 22, headlined by Paige VanZant vs. Michelle Waterson, has been talked about a lot in recent days. Today’s news brings the all important aspect that both the UFC and FOX are highly vested in – the ratings. UFC on FOX shows tend to do pretty well considering it’s free TV and the … Read moreRatings Report: VanZant vs. Waterson a massive success

The Fighter and The Kid Podcast – Episode 178: Benson Henderson (Fighter)

Benson Henderson

Episode 178 of The Fighter and The Kid has the guys talk about the insane week of fights that was UFC 202, what the future holds for Conor McGregor and are joined by former UFC Lightweight champion and current Bellator fighter Benson Henderson.

Originally Published: August 23, 2016

The Fighter and The Kid is a weekly podcast hosted by comedian Bryan Callen and TUF alum and ex-UFC Heavyweight superstar Brendan Schuab. They host guest from a variety of different career fields and come together to talk about everything from politics to MMA.

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Anthony Pettis Showtime Kick

Anthony Pettis shows off his incredible skill by landing what has been dubbed the “Showtime” kick on Benson Henderson in their WEC Lightweight Title fight on December 16th, 2010 WEC 53.  The mastery and art in this kick is one to truly behold and will forever be an MMA “where were you when?” moments. The UFC bought WEC in October of that year and this is the last moment in WEC history.

 

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