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Bellator Light Heavyweight World Huge Prix kicks off in April, Anthony Johnson vs. Yoel Romero area for opening spherical

Bellator Light Heavyweight World Huge Prix kicks off in April, Anthony Johnson vs. Yoel Romero area for opening spherical

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Bellator is maintaining a tournament for its light heavyweight division, and it's starting off with a bang. At a press conference Tuesday, Bellator President Scott Coker launched an eight-man Light Heavyweight World Huge Prix scheduled to originate in April, and one among the outlet spherical bouts parts latest marquee signings Yoel Romero (13-5) and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (22-6). The pair of former UFC stars originate their Bellator debuts and face off at match scheduled for April 16, the third match of a quartet of reveals launched on Tuesday as half of the promotion’s 2021 kickoff. Romero and Johnson were added to the roster in December. Moreover featured within the tournament are latest light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov (12-2), former champions Ryan Bader (27-6, 1 NC) and P...
Bellator announces uncommon Showtime TV deal, Patricio Pitbull vs. Emmanuel Sanchez to headline April 2 return

Bellator announces uncommon Showtime TV deal, Patricio Pitbull vs. Emmanuel Sanchez to headline April 2 return

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Bellator formally has a fresh home and its first title fight of 2021. At a press conference Tuesday, Bellator President Scott Coker and Showtime Sports President Stephen Espinoza launched that Bellator will now completely air on the Showtime television community, starting place with Bellator 255 on April 2. That match is headlined by Patricio Freire defending the featherweight title in a rematch in opposition to Emmanuel Sanchez. The title bout serves as the semi-finals of the continuing Featherweight World Colossal Prix. The winner is no longer going to handiest takes home the 145-pound title but additionally moves on to the finals to fight A.J. McKee for the match crown and a $1,000,000 prize. “Pitbull” successfully defended his title in opposition to Sanchez by unanimous resolution ...
Vulnerable Bellator champion Daniel Straus charged with ‘aggravated battery with a lethal weapon’

Vulnerable Bellator champion Daniel Straus charged with ‘aggravated battery with a lethal weapon’

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Vulnerable Bellator featherweight champion Daniel Straus modified into as soon as arrested on Friday of closing week and charged with a single criminal depend of aggravated battery with a lethal weapon after allegedly striking a female sufferer a form of times and stabbing her with what modified into as soon as described as a “spirited instrument”. Straus, who defeated Patricio Freire to convey the Bellator featherweight title in November 2015, is recognized to agree with engaged in an “on-off” relationship with the sufferer for quite a pair of years and, in accordance with recordsdata from the police, confirmed up on the sufferer’s assert of employment after a difference over the route of a text message conversation. The sufferer is recognized to agree with attempted to disappear...
Bellator targets April 9 for 2021 return in acquainted venue

Bellator targets April 9 for 2021 return in acquainted venue

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The Mohegan Solar Enviornment in Uncasville, Conn., is at possibility of host the main Bellator match of this Twelve months as the ViacomCBS-owned promotion restarts its agenda after a four-month destroy. Bellator is concentrating on April 9 as the date for its 2021 kickoff, a particular person with knowledge of the promotion’s plans told MMA Combating after MMA DNA firstly put reported the date. The fight card for the match is within the works. The promotion firstly put targeted leisurely February as the timeframe for its return to motion, a lot of other folks told MMA Combating, however the restart was delayed for undisclosed causes. Mohegan Solar created a “bubble” for Bellator events initiating this past July after a 3-month layoff as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. An intens...