In case you missed it live, check out the current contender for not only upset of the year but also knockout of the year (courtesy of Zombie Prophet) as Emanuel Newton stopped Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal dead in his tracks with a spinning back fist in tonight's Bellator 90 co-main event in the season eight light heavyweight tournament semifinals. For a recap of Newton's upset as well as live play-by-play results, click here and here.
Pic: A very extensive (and shameless) photos gallery of Bellator ring girl Mercedes Terrell. Check out more right here.
Eddie Alvarez sits next to UFC President Dana White during the main event fight between Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller at UFC on FOX 3 last night (Sat., May 5, 2012) in New Jersey. Is the former Bellator lightweight champion finally coming to the world's largest fight promotion? Stay tuned. For complete results and blow-by-blow coverage of all the night's action click here.
Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard notched another victory today (Sept. 3, 2011), this time under the Australian Fighting Championships banner, over former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) contestant Jesse Taylor via submission in round two. It was the nineteenth win in a row for "Shango," who hasn't lost a bout since Nov. 2006.
Patrico Freire has injured his hand and will not be able to rematch Joe Warren for the featherweight championship as planned at Bellator 47 on July 23. "Pitbull" confirmed the news on his Twitter account, posting the above photo and saying he could be out for as long as four months. Because of this, Warren will now participate in the upcoming season five bantamweight tournament.
Roger Huerta is now a free agent and is looking to fight as soon as this summer, according to the MMA Hour. "El Matador" ends his Bellator career having went an unimpressive 1-2 including a crushing loss to Eddie Alvarez. After taking some time off, though, his management is talking to a few promotions about getting him back in the cage soon and Huerta is adamant he is not retiring any time soon. Any idea where he'll end up?
Despite his proclamation that he signed a contract with Bellator, Ricco Rodriguez has reportedly NOT inked a deal with the promotion, according to Sherdog.com. However, verbal agreements are said to be in place and both parties are simply waiting on approval from MTV.