1. The Question: Will Bellator MMA's Sonnen vs. Silva Sink or Swim on Pay-Pay-View?

    Taking full advantage of a rare lull in the mixed martial arts schedule, Bellator took the offensive by setting off a surprise bombshell meant to show its strength while putting ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 2 months ago 12,958 reads 0 comments

  2. The Question: From GSP to Pickett, Why Are MMA Retirements so Hard to Get Right?

    Brad Pickett's farewell fight was actually going great for almost 14 minutes. Pickett afforded himself nicely against Marlon Vera in their 140-pound catchweight bout at UFC Fight Night 107 on March 18...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 14,240 reads 0 comments

  3. Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Fight to Headline Bellator 180 in New York City

    The latest Bellator pay-per-view will include some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Chael Sonnen will take on Wanderlei Silva on June 24 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, per Greg Beachem of the Associated Press...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 12,565 reads 0 comments

  4. Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Is 'On,' According to Chael Sonnen

    First off, take anything the former UFC and current Bellator fighter Chael Sonnen says with a grain of salt. We're not calling it fake news per se, but he's more entertainer than reporter...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 months ago 13,963 reads 0 comments

  5. Tito Ortiz Comments on Claims of Chael Sonnen Fight Being Fixed in TMZ Exclusive

    Tito Ortiz has refuted speculation that his fight with Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 was fixed, telling those who doubt him to stop by his gym so he can choke them out himself...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 4 months ago 20,958 reads 0 comments

  6. For Chael Sonnen, All That's Left Is Making the Walk

    Chael P. Sonnen returned to mixed martial arts knowing that as long as he made that walk to the cage, everything would sort itself out...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 4 months ago 12,006 reads 0 comments

  7. Arnold Schwarzenegger Fires Chael Sonnen for Cheating on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

    There's the old expression, "when it rains it pours." Well, it's pouring nothing but L's on Chael Sonnen . This past Saturday, Sonnen made his Bellator debut opposite Tito Ortiz...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 4 months ago 74,009 reads 0 comments

  8. Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen Results: Bellator 170 Winner, Scorecard and Reaction

    Sometimes a fight just means so much to someone they just find a way to win. Such was the case when underdog Tito Ortiz defeated Chael Sonnen in the main event at Bellator 170 by first-round submission...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 4 months ago 28,697 reads 0 comments

  9. Dear Bellator: Thanks for Making the Fights That the UFC Shouldn't

    Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California, at Bellator 170, a legend will make his walk one last time, while another will return to the ring for the first time in over three years...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 4 months ago 31,916 reads 0 comments

  10. Scott Coker Promises Entertainment, Not Unfair Fights, from Bellator MMA

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — If Bellator MMA is destined to develop into a legitimate alternative to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, 2017 could well be the year that perceptions shift in that direction...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 4 months ago 13,112 reads 0 comments

  11. Chael Sonnen Talks Move to Bellator MMA, Tito Ortiz and Whether Bad Men Also Cry

    Near the end of the five-minute video vignette Bellator MMA produced to publicize Saturday’s fight against Tito Ortiz , Chael Sonnen starts to cry. The footage is remarkable for at least two reasons...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 18,932 reads 16 comments

  12. Chael Sonnen, Tito Ortiz and Bellator's Delightful Comedy of Errors

    Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator in September was a big deal. Sure, he's 39 years old. And, yeah, his last gasp of relevance came more than three years ago when Jon Jones drubbed him in less than a round...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 23,894 reads 30 comments

  13. Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen Announced for Bellator 170: Comments, Reaction

    Bellator will have perhaps the biggest night in its history on Jan. 21, when Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen headline Bellator 170 in Los Angeles...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 12,515 reads 40 comments

  14. UFC: A History of Cancelled Events in the Zuffa Era

    It’s funny, if you’re reading this on Saturday morning over a coffee or some breakfast, you weren ’t supposed to be...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 14,041 reads 13 comments

  15. Bellator Aiming to Capitalize on Ready-Made UFC Feuds

    There’s no shame in being second-best. Depending on how many are running the proverbial race you’re in, second-best can be pretty good...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 15,368 reads 29 comments

  16. What Kind of Impact Can Chael Sonnen Make for Bellator?

    Little by little, Bellator has chipped away at the UFC’s stable of talent, taking a supporting player here, a headliner there...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 8 months ago 21,241 reads 26 comments

  17. Return of the American Gangster: Chael Sonnen Opens Up About Move to Bellator

    Chael Sonnen had every intention of returning to the UFC. Until he didn’t. Whatever the reason, one of the UFC’s most controversial, entertaining and bankable ...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 8 months ago 38,141 reads 32 comments

  18. Chael Sonnen to Bellator: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Veteran MMA fighter Chael Sonnen confirmed to Greg Beacham of the A ssociated Press (via the Seattle Times ) on Thursday that he has left the UFC and signed a multiyear deal with Bellator...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 21,435 reads 59 comments

  19. UFC Icon Chael Sonnen Looks to Reinvent Grappling with Submission Underground

    Chael Sonnen reinvented the mixed martial arts game, at least from a promotional point of view, during his decade-plus career as a perennial UFC contender...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 16,260 reads 29 comments