• Twitter Mailbag: Bellator's big night, Conor McGregor's interplanetary fame and more
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    brightcove.createExperiences();Filed under: Bellator, News, UFCWho would be the ideal representative to represent MMA against a top boxer? What happens if Conor McGregor actually beats Floyd Mayweather? Is Bellator NYC creating enough of its own buzz, or looking too much like a UFC knockoff? All that and more in this week’s Twitter Mailbag. To ask a question of your own, tweet to @BenFowlkesMMA. * * * * Bellator 180/NYC has 7 UFC vets, it's on ppv, and now has... Read more »
  • Wanderlei Silva on Chael Sonnen's reaction to Bellator NYC faceoff shove: 'I saw him scared'
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    brightcove.createExperiences();Filed under: NewsNEW YORK – Wanderlei Silva believes he struck fear into Chael Sonnen when he shoved him during today’s Bellator NYC news conference. In their first faceoff in several years, Silva (35-12-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) and Sonnen (28-15-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) got heated ahead of Saturday’s headliner, which takes place at Madison Square Garden and airs on pay-per-view following Bellator 180 on Spike and prelims on MMAjunkie. “The Axe Murderer” shoved Sonnen, who attempted to respond... Read more »
  • Bellator NYC press conference staredowns
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    NEW YORK — At the Bellator NYC press conference, all the fighters on the Bellator NYC main card squared off Thursday morning.... Read more »
  • Scott Coker on Wanderlei Silva-Chael Sonnen faceoff scuffle: 'One shove – that's OK'
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    brightcove.createExperiences();Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, VideosNEW YORK – Scott Coker said there will be no repercussions for the brief scuffle between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva at today’s Bellator NYC pre-event press conference. During their first faceoff in more than four years, Silva (35-12-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) shoved Sonnen (28-15-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) during the photo op. Sonnen tried to respond, but before he could move forward, Bellator President Coker and on-stage security intervened. Coker previously... Read more »
  • Tyron Woodley and Kenny Florian discuss whether Conor McGregor will return to UFC
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    Woodley and Florian give different takes on Conor McGregor's future in MMA. At this point, Conor McGregor's future as a mixed martial artist is uncertain. UFC president Dana White is 'confident' that the Irishman will return to MMA after his mega-money boxing showdown against Floyd Mayweather Jr. to defend his UFC lightweight title, but fans can't see why he would return to the Octagon for a significantly lower paycheck. UFC Tonight hosts Tyron Woodley... Read more »