The countdown for Mitrione vs. Bader starts now! Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader and Matt Mitrione prepare for the Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals this Friday, October 12th, on Paramount Network! #Bellator207 | FRIDAY, October 12, 2018 | On Paramount Network at 9/8c
Only days away as Chael and Fedor prepare to meet in the semifinals of the Heavyweight World Grand Prix. Watch as they prepare to go head to head on Saturday, October, 13th, at the NYCB LIVE arena! #Bellator208 | SATURDAY, October 13, 2018 | On Paramount Network at 9/8c
As we head into the Heavyweight World Grand Prix Semifinals, we get an inside look into Fedor and Chael Sonnen's fight camp. Don't miss their epic match up, SATURDAY, Oct. 13th, LIVE on PARAMOUNT NETWORK! #Bellator208 | SATURDAY, October 13, 2018 | On Paramount Network at 9/8c
There has been a lot of talk about future big-name opponents for WBA middleweight champion Ryota Murata. For now, he's focused on the task at hand, Saturday's title defense against Rob "Bravo" Brant at MGM's Park Theater in Las Vegas.
Emmanuel Rodriguez (18-0, 12 KOs) is "doing it for Puerto Rico" when he makes the first defence of his IBF World Bantamweight title against unbeaten Australian Jason Moloney (17-0, 14 KOs) in the Ali Trophy Quarter-Final on Saturday at CFE Arena, Orlando, Florida.
Ryota Murata, one of Japan's most revered sporting heroes, is ready to make his debut as a Las Vegas headliner.
Murata (14-1, 11 KOs), a 2012 Olympic gold medalist, will defend his WBA middleweight title against Rob "Bravo" Brant (23-1, 16 KOs), Saturday at MGM's Park Theater. In the co-feature, Maxim "Mad Max" Dadashev (11-0, 10 KOs) will defend the NABF super lightweight belt in a 10-rounder versus former world champion Antonio DeMarco (33-6-1, 24 KOs).
In a move that could signify the beginning of a new era in boxing unified and lineal middleweight champion Saul “ Canelo,” Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) has signed a deal with newly established sports streaming service DAZN (Pronounced Da-Zone). This deal is no ordinary deal as at this time it is the biggest guaranteed contract in all of sports history. Alvarez signed a historic agreement that will span five years, 11 fights and a guarantee of $365 million. On average this will land the 28-year old Alvarez up to $73 million per year and over $33 million per fight.
Australia’s Jason Moloney shares in-depth insight into his preparations ahead of the Ali Trophy Quarter-Final against Puerto Rico’s IBF World Bantamweight Champion Emmanuel Rodriguez October 20 at the CFE Arena, Orlando, USA.
Miguel “The Scorpion” Marriaga has had two previous cracks at world championship glory, falling short against Oscar Valdez and Vasiliy Lomachenko. The Colombian puncher’s quest for a third title shot continues Saturday, Nov. 3, when he takes on Jose Estrella (20-14-1, 14 KOs) in an eight-round featherweight bout at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas.
Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe will make the second defense of his WBO junior featherweight title against the hard-hitting Emanuel Navarrete as the co-feature to the previously announced Vasiliy Lomachenko-Jose Pedraza lightweight unification bout at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
Zolani Tete (28-3, 21 KOs) and Andrew Tabiti (17-0, 13 KOs) both score unanimous decision wins after twelve tough rounds in Saturday’s Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals at the Ekaterinburg Expo, Ekaterinburg Russia.
The main event of Bellator 208 had Fedor Emelianenko, whom many longtime MMA fans regard as one of the greatest heavyweights in the sport face Chael Sonnen for the last semi-final match for Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix.
See the live PFL 8 weigh-ins here from the Louisiana Ballroom at the Loews Hotel in New Orleans and be sure to watch the fights tomorrow night on the PFL Facebook page and on NBCSN starting at 7:15 pm EST.