featherweight Archive

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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UFC 200 Weigh In Results, Hendricks Misses by Quarter Pound

All fighters have weighed in at 10 a.m. Vegas time, and everyone nearly made it. All athletes came in under their limits except, once again, for John Hendricks. The oft-heavy fighters missed his 171 lbs cut off point for .25 pounds and will have to forfeit 20% of his purse.

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Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Daniel Weichel Added to Bellator 159 on July 22

A gem of a featherweight contest pitting divisional standouts Emmanuel Sanchez (13-2) and Daniel “The Weasel” Weichel (36-9) has been added to the main card of “Bellator 159: Caldwell vs. Taimanglo” on July 22 inside Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. Completing the televised card, Philipe Lins (9-1) will face Guilherme Viana (7-2) in light heavyweight action [&hellip

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Bellator 90: “Martinez vs. Shamhalaev” Fight Picks & Predictions

Welcome 6th Rounders, to my picks and predictions for Bellator 90. “Martinez vs. Shamhalaev” will air on Spike TV (main card) Thursday night. The evening’s action will be headlined by a featherweight tournament final. A solid line-up calls for solid picks, right? Whether you agree or disagree, leave your thoughts by commenting

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UFC veteran Joe “Daddy” Stevenson set to fight Javier Vasquez at featherweight

Long-time UFC lightweight Joe “Daddy” Stevenson will drop from 155 lbs. to 145 lbs. when he meets fellow ground expert Javier Vasquez. The two will collide when the world’s biggest MMA promotion hits Pittsburgh on June 26 (yet unannounced). Following three consecutive losses and a 2-5 mark in his past seven fights, Joe Stevenson (31-13 [&hellip

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Bellator Fighting Championships signs featherweight Ronnie Mann

Ronnie Mann is coming back to America. Bellator Fighting Championships today announced the acquisition of the top featherweight Brit to its burgeoning roster of 145 pounders.  Mann, who has spent the bulk of his 21 fight career in Japan and England, made his U.S. debut last September where he won the Shark Fights Featherweight Championship.  [&hellip

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Bellator Fighting Championships announces season 4 featherweight tournament

Bellator Fighting Championships officially announced today that it will hold a Featherweight Tournament in the promotion’s highly anticipated fourth season airing LIVE on MTV2. Eight world class 145 lb. fighters will face off for a chance at claiming the Season 4 Featherweight Tournament Championship, a check for $100,000, and more importantly, a shot at the [&hellip

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Bellator signs Kenny “The Tooth Fairy” Foster to featherweight division

CHICAGO, Ill. (August 11, 2010) – Bellator Fighting Championships officially announced today the signing of New York native Kenny “The Tooth Fairy” Foster to its fast growing list of up-and-coming fighters. Foster joins the promotion with an impressive 7-2 professional record, including a six fight win streak which he compiled from July 2009 to March [&hellip

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