• RAFAEL CARVALHO RETAINS BELLATOR MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE WITH DOMINANT PERFORMANCE

    ALSO, BELLATOR SET FOR HISTORIC ROME DEBUT JULY 7, 2018 FLORENCE, Italy – A sold-out crowd was on hand for Bellator’s return to the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy to cheer on their national hero, Alessio Sakara, in his bid for the middleweight title at Bellator 190.  However, reigning champion Rafael...
  • Bellator 190: After “FOTY” Candidate, Brandon Girtz Looking Rebound in Italy

    At the end of the calendar year, when all is said and done, there will be some serious discussions amongst the MMA community as to which bout deserves the coveted “Fight of the Year” notoriety.  Should it be Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johson or Eddie Alvarez?  Yancy Medeiros vs....
  • Weekly MMA Prospect Report: 12/3/17-12/10/17

    This week sees a stacked calendar full of events. Check out MMA Wizzard’s prospect report on who to look out for this week. Havoc FC 12, Fri (12/8) – Canada -Heavyweight, Dustin Joynson (3-0): Joynson has a background in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu having participated in many gi and no-gi competitions....
  • Weekly Prospect Report: 11/27/17-12/3/17

    MMA Today’s Shawn Bitter (@mmawizzard) brings you the best and brightest prospects in action every week in the weekly prospect report. Bellator 189, Friday (12/1). (Oklahoma) -Lightweight, Mandel Nallo (5-0): This will be Nallo’s first fight in about a year and a half so it will be interesting to...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Aaron Pico To Return at Bellator 192 in Inglewood; Opponent TBA

    Bellator MMA featherweight prodigy Aaron Pico (1-1, 1-1 Bellator)finally has a date for his next assignment.  Sources close to the situation have confirmed to MMA Today that the 21-year-old will be competing at in January at Bellator 192 in Inglewood, California.  Pico had told ESPN‘s Brett Okamoto that he was...
  • MMA Today’s The Week That Was In Combat Sports

    Welcome back to another “Week That Was in Combat Sports!” This past week has been a good one for MMA, where we had plenty of choices to take care of our combat sports addiction. And as usual, some crazy sights happened in the world of MMA, including the Irish...
  • MMA Today’s Weekly Prospect Report: 11/13/17-11/19/20

    Brave CF 9, Friday. (Bahrain) -Lightweight, Ottman Azaitar (9-0): A very aggressive fighter with a solid chin and toughness for days. Azaitar is always the one attacking moving forward on the feet, a bit wild but effective with a lot of power in his hands. Azaitar has some good...
  • MMA Today for TMRW: Episode 5.3 (Bellator 187 Debacle, Heavyweight Grand Prix)

    In this episode, John Hyon Ko (Senior Writer), Tony Fagnano (Editor-In-Chief), and Nolan King (Senior Writer) discuss Conor McGregor losing his mind at Bellator 187 in Ireland and break down the Heavyweight Tournament happening in 2018. Listeners can also download or stream the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Follow @MMATodayNews on...
  • Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix: Exciting Matchups to Make

    Bellator MMA recently announced they are crowning their next heavyweight champion through an eight-man tournament. With fighters such as Rampage Jackson, Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianennko joining the tournament, there are many exciting matchups that could be made. Below are the matchups I believe Bellator should make in the...
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