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Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen Set for Two-Event Bellator Weekend

The Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinal between Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen has a date and venue. “The Last Emperor” will face “The American Gangster” on Oct. 13 at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island. MMAWeekly confirmed the report with Bellator MMA officials, following an initial report by Newsday. The event will be Bellator’s second that weekend. Bellator 207 takes place ...

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Taylor Johnson Looks to Remain Unbeaten at LFA 45

While thing haven’t always gone to plan in both his fights and his career, for middleweight prospect Taylor Johnson, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Going into his February bout against Corey Turner at LFA 36, Johnson was looking to display a wider array of skills, but instead picked up a 36-second TKO victory. “I thought I performed pretty well. ...

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Bellator Confirms New Deal for Paul Daley, Slot in Welterweight Grand Prix

Paul Daley has inked a new multi-fight, multi-year deal with Bellator. Bellator officials, following an initial report by ESPN, confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Wednesday that Daley had agreed to a new contract that will see him participate in its upcoming Welterweight World Grand Prix. He becomes the tenth and final competitor in the tournament. Bellator president Scott Coker announced the ...

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Pat Curran Faces Undefeated A.J. McKee in Bellator 205 Main Event

Bellator will make its return to the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho on Friday, Sept. 21, as former two-time featherweight world champ Pat Curran (23-7) squares off against undefeated A.J. McKee (11-0) in the main event. In the co-main event, Rafael Lovato Jr. (8-0) meets John Salter (15-3) in a bout that could determine the next Bellator middleweight world title ...

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