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Bellator MMA Signs Middleweight Gegard Mousasi to Exclusive Multi-fight Contract

Long-considered to be one of the elite two-division threats in MMA, Mousasi joins Bellator currently riding a five-fight win streak that includes recent knockout victories over two former world champions in Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Prior to his UFC tenure, Mousasi captured the STRIKEFORCE light heavyweight title, as well as the DREAM light heavyweight and middleweight titles in Japan.

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Bellator Signs Commentators Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo

Bellator has signed longstanding MMA commentators Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo to multi-event broadcast agreements beginning with Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva and Bellator 180: Davis vs. Bader onSaturday, June 24. The move sees Goldberg return to SPIKE for the first time since 2011, while Ranallo reunites with Bellator President Scott Coker, having worked together through 2013. The pair will join a broadcast team that currently includes Jimmy Smith, Jenn Brown and Chael Sonnen.

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Leandro Higo Replaces Darrion Caldwell, Faces Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 177

Following an undisclosed injury to Darrion Caldwell, budding superstar Leandro “Pitbull” Higo (17-2) will now challenge current champion Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas (19-4) in a bantamweight world title fight at Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Higo inside the Budapest Sports Arena on April 14.

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Inaugural Bellator MMA Women’s Featherweight World Title on the Line March 3

Two of the best women’s featherweights in the world, Marloes Coenen (23-7) and Julia Budd (9-2), will meet on March 3 to determine the undisputed 145-pound champion inside WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, OK. “Bellator 174: Coenen vs. Budd” will be broadcast live and free on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action will stream [&hellip

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Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Set to Make Bellator Debut Against Aaron Hamilton

One week ahead of “Bellator 165: Chandler vs. Henderson” at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the highly anticipated professional mixed martial arts debut of Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Jr. will come against Aaron Hamilton in a welterweight bout during the preliminary portion of the card on Nov. 19.

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Bellator 163: “McGeary vs. Davis” Fight Picks & Predictions

Welcome fight fans, to my picks and predictions for Bellator 163. “McGeary vs. Davis” will air Friday evening via Spike.com/Bellator mobile app (prelims 6:45 ET) and Spike TV (main card 9 p.m.). The card’s action will be headlined by the promotion’s two top light heavyweights battling for the divisional title. A solid line-up calls for solid picks, right? Whether you agree or disagree, leave your thoughts by commenting.

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Ralek Gracie Signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA is proud to announce the signing of Ralek Gracie (3-0) to an exclusive multi-fight, multi-year contract.

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Paul Bradley Leaves Bellator, Signs with WSOF

World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that it has signed another heralded star – welterweight (170 pounds) powerhouse Paul “The Gentleman” Bradley (23-6, 2 NC) – to an exclusive, multi-fight agreement.

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