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Bellator Unveils Welterweight Tournament Field, Including Champion Rory MacDonald

Bellator media streaming partner DAZN announced details for its U.S. launch on Tuesday. Bellator president Scott Coker used the occasion to announce the field for his promotion’s welterweight tournament. While the tournament will eventually have 10 participants, the currently announced field sits at nine, including Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald. The rest of the announced participants include former champions Douglas ...

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Patricio Pitbull Ekes Out Title Defense at Bellator 203 in Rome

Bellator returned to Italy on Saturday for another dual event. The promotion put on Bellator 203, a fight card full of mixed martial arts bouts, and also hosted Bellator Kickboxing 10, a full slate of stand-up battles. Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire held onto his belt, if only just barely. He had to go the five-round duration to eke ...

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