More bare-knuckle madness, Johny Hendricks will meet Brennan Ward

Johny Hendricks

The Bare-Knuckle trend is gaining steam, and I dig it. I can’t imagine getting hit by Johny Hendricks with gloves, on, but bare-knuckle. Y-OUCH! Johny will be taking on recently “retired” Brennan Ward in a fist fight sans gloves. Evan Shoman reported that former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman was fighting Mike Bourke. This is on … Read moreMore bare-knuckle madness, Johny Hendricks will meet Brennan Ward

Injury bug strikes again, wiping two main card fights off of Bellator 185

Bellator 185

Brennan Ward, Dave Rickels, and Javier Torres are all of Bellator 185. An undisclosed injury has forced Welterweight Brennan Ward out his scheduled Bellator 185 fight this weekend with Dave Rickels. There was no time to find a suitable replacement for Rickels, so he has been removed from the card as well.  The fight between … Read moreInjury bug strikes again, wiping two main card fights off of Bellator 185

Five Reasons to sit down and watch Bellator 182 Friday Night

Bellator 182 Five Reasons

Bellator is back with a pair of Welterweight scraps leading the way! Bellator MMA is back this Friday, on the eve of May/Mac with a fun fight card that offers plenty of reasons to make sure you’re in front of your television watching. We spoke to Fernando Gonzalez who is in the co-feature a few … Read moreFive Reasons to sit down and watch Bellator 182 Friday Night

The 6 Star Podcast Episode 2 with Fernando Gonzalez

6 Star Podcast Episode 2

Fernando Gonzalez meets Brennan Ward on August 25th at Bellator!

This week on The 6 Star Podcast Episode 2, Fernando Gonzalez comes by ahead of his clash with Bellator welterweight Brennan Ward. We talk Bellator, promotion, the importance of experience, fighter image, Floyd/Conor and much more. It’s a great interview.

Evan and Dan talk about Comic Con, WWE, The POTUS, Military, and a bunch more silliness. Listen and share!

You can find our Podcast page here.

Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen drive strong Bellator 170 ratings

bellator 170 ratings

A lot of people watched Bellator 170 on Saturday night The Bellator 170 ratings are in, and they’re impressive. An average of 1.3 million viewers watched Bellator 170 on Saturday night, per SportsTVRatings.com.  The main event match between Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen peaked at 1.85 million viewers.  It was the third most viewed Bellator … Read moreTito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen drive strong Bellator 170 ratings

Looking at Bellator 171 Main Event clash between Njokuani and Guillard

chidi njokuani melvin guillard bellator 171

We’re all still hung over from Bellator 170, but splash some water on your face because Bellator 171 features a compelling main event Bellator 170 was started a little slow, but did it ever close with a bang. Brennan Ward had his eye rearranged by a Paul Daley knee, and then Tito Ortiz subbed Chael … Read moreLooking at Bellator 171 Main Event clash between Njokuani and Guillard

The Flying Knee, Semtex vs. Venom: Who threw it better?

The Flying Knee, Semtex vs. Venom: Who threw it better?

After last night’s co-main event matchup at Bellator 170 that saw Paul “Semtex” Daley unleash a brutal flying knee to KO Brennan Ward, Bellator has pretty much become the home of the flying knee knockout. Last year at Bellator 158, Michael “Venom” Page landed a flying knee on Evangelista Santos that not only fractured his … Read moreThe Flying Knee, Semtex vs. Venom: Who threw it better?

Rory MacDonald responds to Paul Daley

Rory MacDonald responds to Paul Daley

One of the biggest moments of Bellator 170 came in the co-main event when Paul “Semtex” Daley flattened “Irish” Brennan Ward with a flying knee. Ward was out cold instantly, and just like that, Daley was on the hunt for a new opponent. Bellator’s welterweight division is stacked with talent so there was a long list … Read moreRory MacDonald responds to Paul Daley

Boom, Goes the Semtex! Paul Daley flattens Brennan Ward, calls out Rory MacDonald

Boom, Goes the Semtex! Paul Daley flattens Brennan Ward in the Bellator 170 Co-Main Event

“I think those guys (Tito and Chael) are going to have a hard time beating what Brennan and I are about to do on Saturday night.” -Paul Daley at the Bellator 170 press conference Oh how correct you were, Mr. Semtex. Paul Daley doesn’t have a crystal ball, but he knows his and Ward’s resumes. … Read moreBoom, Goes the Semtex! Paul Daley flattens Brennan Ward, calls out Rory MacDonald

Bellator 170 Main Card Results – Big night for Tito Ortiz and Paul Daley

bellator 170 main card results

Bellator 170 Results The Forum in Inglewood, CA played host to a memorable night of mixed martial arts action tonight.  In the Bellator 170 main event, a retiring Tito Ortiz submitted Chael Sonnen in the first round.  For Ortiz, he leaves the sport on a high note, after a very personal battle of words with … Read moreBellator 170 Main Card Results – Big night for Tito Ortiz and Paul Daley

Under the Radar – The Co-Main at Bellator 170 packs a punch

ward daley packs a punch

Paul “Semtex” Daley set to meet Brennan Ward in a fight sure to be a puncher’s delight Everyone is talking about Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen today, as it should be. Chael is renowned for his ability to sell a fight. This is the last time legitimate icon Tito Ortiz will step into the cage. … Read moreUnder the Radar – The Co-Main at Bellator 170 packs a punch

Bellator 170 Live Pre-Fight Press Conference

bellator 170 pre-fight press conference

Highlights

Scott Coker says Rampage could be back as early as March.

Tito Ortiz tells a story about a jackal and Chael Sonnen starts snoring into the microphone. Tito starts dropping F-Bombs galore.

You’re on the fu**ing Apprentice because of me.
-Tito Ortiz

I take pleasure in coming over here and kicking some Yank ass.
-Paul Daley

I think those guys (Tito and Chael) are going to have a hard time beating what Brennan and I are about to do on Saturday night.
-Paul Daley

I had to get away from the company that was disrespectful to me.
-Tito Ortiz

I think this will be the biggest fight in Bellator history.
-Scott Coker

It’s wild to see how big it’s gotten (Bellator). It’s almost become a household name.
-Brennan Ward

Guys like me and Daley, we don’t care who we fight. We’re wrestlers, that’s what we do.
-Brennan Ward

I did everything the way I wanted to. With integrity. With class. I’ve inspired millions of people.
-Tito Ortiz

I like kicking ass. I’m not 39 years old. I’m 39 years young. I’m on a legend’s ass-whipping tour. I’m starting with Tito, next is Wanderlei, and I’ll let you know who’s after that.
-Chael Sonnen

Tito says I’m on the Apprentice because of him. I win the Apprentice. Write that down.
-Chael Sonnen

The P (In Chael P Sonnen) is for Pinocha (Spanish for Pu$$y)
-Tito Ortiz

(In the UFC) I was embarrassed, talked down to, and I never gave in. That’s what ‘integrity’ means to me.
-Tito Ortiz

Everyone going out of their way to not mention the UFC. They keep saying ‘Another organization’ or ‘The Organization I used to work at’

He called me a fat guy! Ive never been called a fat guy!
-Chael Sonnen

We (He and Scott Coker) sat down and talked. I got the feeling from him, that he understands the martial artist. I think that’s the distinction of an organization.
-Ralek Gracie

Ralek Gracie calls Brennan Ward ‘Micky Ward’. Brennan says “I’ll take that!”

The High Five – January’s Five Must See Fights

High Five January's Must See Fights

If your New Year’s Resolution was to watch more MMA, January has you covered with some amazing scraps. People look forward to fights for different reasons.  Sometimes it’s a match up you know will deliver tons of action and sometimes it’s a compelling story. Let’s take a look at five fights that should have your … Read moreThe High Five – January’s Five Must See Fights

Bellator 170 Conference Call: Scott Coker, Tito Ortiz, Chael Sonnen, Semtex, and Brennan Ward

Bellator 170 Conference Call: Scott Coker, Tito Ortiz, Chael Sonnen, Semtex, and Brennan Ward

The Bellator 170 conference call featured Bellator President Scott Coker, Tito Ortiz, Chael Sonnen, Paul Daley, and Brennan Ward. Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen did most of the talking. Highlights of the media conference call: “Tito is a great fighter. I’m a huge fan. I’m pumped to be in there with a Hall of Famer … Read moreBellator 170 Conference Call: Scott Coker, Tito Ortiz, Chael Sonnen, Semtex, and Brennan Ward