Video: Rory McDonald Joins Bellator + 160 Post-Fight Press

Rory McDonald formally announced his signing with Bellator FC at Bellator 160 in Anaheim, CA. Calling the UFC “Boring,” McDonald is looking to make a bigger splash in MMA under his new banner. Plus watch the Bellator 160 post-fight press conference in it’s entirety.

Patricio “Pitbull” Friere Wins To Retain Featherweight Belt

PATRICIO “PITBULL” FRIERE SINKS IN A REAR NAKED CHOKE ON DANIEL STRAUS TO RETAIN FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP  GEORGI KARAKHANYAN GETS NEXT TITLE SHOT WITH WIN OVER BUBBA JENKINS TEMECULA, CALIF. (Jan. 16, 2015) – Bellator MMA Featherweight World Champion Patricio Pitbull (23-2) was pushed to the limit by tenacious challenger Daniel Straus (22-6), but in the end, the Brazilian showed a ton of heart and retained his title with a gutsy fourth-round submission win.   The contest headlined Friday’s “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus” at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif.   Known for his wrestling, Straus showed improved striking skills throughout the bout, as he used his reach and quickness to frustrate Pitbull and open a cut over…

Musicians, Athletes, Artists To Come Together in Mobile to Support our Wounded Veterans

Mobile, AL—November, 11 2014 Leaders from the Gulf Coast business, art, tourism and military communities today came together to announce the inception of the Mobile Aerofest – a multifaceted annual festival to take place at the Mobile Aeroplex on March 20 – 21 2015. The Festival’s mission is to actively improve the lives of America’s injured warriors thanks to a confluence of talent, vision and technology that has never been seen before in the production of a live event. Additional Aerofest partners include Lakeshore Foundation, ClearGive, DigiPro Media and Arts Alive. “The Mobile Aerofest is much more than an annual event, it is a permanent platform that draws upon a wide array of resources to…

3 Stars From This Weekend’s MMA Action

This weekend’s action in MMA had a little bit of everything. We had a one night tournament, a former champ bounce back and true title contender emerge. Here are the three stars from this weekend’s action. Rory MacDonald All Rory MacDonald hard to do at UFC Fight Night was win. If MacDonald wins, he is all but guaranteed a welterweight title shot in 2015. He needed a win, and a win is what he got when fought a smart, planned out fight against the last Strikeforce Welterweight champion Tarec Saffedine this weekend. MacDonald used timely and accurate striking to break down his opponent and ultimately lay him out. After being picked apart and having his…

Bellator: Eddie Alvarez Released

Newport Beach, Calif. (August 19, 2014) – Bellator President Scott Coker has released a statement regarding Eddie Alvarez: “We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release. Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no matching rights, and we wish him the best in the future. We sat down with Eddie and his team a few times, and it became pretty clear early on that he just wasn’t interested in fighting for Bellator in the future. We want guys in this organization that want to be here, and after the history Eddie and the former regime had here at Bellator, we decided to move on. We wish Eddie the absolute best of luck with whatever…