The decision to rescind Pat Healy's $130,000 bonuses sparked controversy across the MMA community, but on Thursday UFC President Dana White vehemently defended the way in which the situation was handled.
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."
Bellator closed out their season last weekend as Alexander Volkov claimed their Heavyweight title at Bellator 84. With that, they also close the door on MTV2, and set their eyes firmly ahead to the future and Spike TV.
The last major weekend of televised fights saw the UFC on Saturday and Bellator on Friday handily beat their averages. A second UFC event on Friday did the lowest number for a live fight card since the FX move.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks with newly crowned Bellator Heavyweight Champion Alexander Volkov about how it feels to be a champion, the adjustments he made to win the final four rounds against Hale and how he plans to spend that $100,000
Bellator 84 again had its issues, like the lightweight final being cancelled at the last minute due to Marcin Held's age, but the heavyweight title fight went off without a hitch. Get all the details on both events inside.
MMAmania.com will be on hand to provide all the latest updates to Bellator 84 tonight as well as a live stream. Bellator 84 features a heavyweight title fight between Richard Hale and Alexander Volkov.
Duane Ludwig considers retirement, Frank Mir is still eager to fight Daniel Cormier, a slew of fights are announced, and another back-to-back UFC weekend peeks over the horizon on today's edition of the Morning Report.
MMAmania.com will be your place for complete Bellator 84 weigh-in results live as they happen. Bellator 84 features a heavyweight title fight between Alexander Volkov and Richard Hale as well as a season seven featherweight tournament final.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a closer look at Friday night's Bellator 84 event which features a heavyweight title fight between Alexander Volkov and Richard Hale as well as the season seven lightweight finals.