Part one of MMAmania.com's UFC on FX 8 preview breaks down 5 of 9 under card "Prelims" fights on Facebook/FUEL TV on May 18, 2013: Gashimov v Lineker, Hollett vs Maldonado, Alcantara vs Santos and more from Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
With the latest championship loss of Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 at the destructive hands of Jon Jones all but a distant mixed martial arts (MMA) memory, we take a look back at the professional fight career of Chael P. Sonnen: Wrestler, fighter, talker.
In addition to the 155-pound championship main event of Michael Chandler vs. Dave Jansen, the Bellator 96 full poster also includes familiar names such as Muhammed Lawal, Seth Petruzelli, Renato Sobral and War Machine.
Almost a year ago, Spike, Bellator and TNA, a pro wrestling company, made the announcement that King Mo Lawal had signed to be a part of both companies. Since that time, Lawal has gained a healthy respect for wrestlers, before debuting Wednesday..
Expanding on their successful initial run on Spike TV, Bellator MMA will switch from 8-man to 4-man tournaments for the upcoming "Summer Series 2013" season, which will also feature the return of prized light-heavyweight "King Mo."
Spike TV President Kevin Kay looks back on Bellator's first season on Spike and is pleased with much of the results. Yet the television executive acknowledges there's more work to be done by both parties to push the partnership where it needs to be.
"King Mo" Muhammed Lawal -- Bellator's most popular light heavyweight fighter -- is set to make his mixed martial arts (MMA) return this summer as part of the promotion's four-man bracket in its upcoming 205-pound tournament.
'King' Mo Lawal got off to a rocky start, but the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ will have a chance to redeem himself when he returns to the Bellator cage as part of their 205 pound tournament in their Summer Series.
After watching every event from Bellator's inaugural season on Spike TV, it was obvious the move was a win for the players involved. Yet, there's also more work to be done. Here's a look at what worked, what didn't and what's ahead.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a closer look at tomorrow night's UFC on Fuel TV 9 main event between Gegard Mousasi and late injury replacement Ilir Latifi. What's the key to victory for both men? Find out inside.
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC on FUEL TV 9 headliner Ilir Latifi, who will look to shock the world on just five days notice at Gegard Mousasi's expense in Sweden.
Yesterday was a pretty strange day. The saga of UFC on FUEL 9 reached an anticlimactic conclusion, Gegard Mousasi ended up being a historic four-digit favorite over some Albanian guy. And oh yeah, Nick Diaz retired.