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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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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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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 158: “London” to Feature Kimbo vs. Thompson, Daley vs. Koscheck

It was the most-watched fight in the history of mixed martial arts with 7.28 million viewers, and on Sunday night Bellator MMA President Scott Coker joined ESPN’s SportsCenter to officially announce that Kimbo Slice (6-2) and James Thompson (20-16) are going to run it back inside the world famous O2 Arena in London on July 16 during the main event of “Bellator 158: London.” The tentpole event also features another highly anticipated rematch in the co-main event — when a grudge match nearly six years in the making boils over as Josh Koscheck (17-10) takes on Paul “Semtex” Daley (38-13-2).

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Bellator Kickboxing’s Weight Classes & Rule Set Revealed

Bellator Kickboxing is set to make its world premiere in just over a month on Friday, April 16 with “Bellator Kickboxing: Torino.” The event will be broadcast in America on April 22 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, immediately following the “Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson” event on SPIKE. Today the promotion is pleased to announce its official weight classes and rule set.

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Michael Chandler Signs Multi-Fight Contract Extension with Bellator

Bellator MMA has announced that Michael Chandler will continue to compete in the promotion’s lightweight division for the foreseeable future.

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MMA Veteran Chris “The Crippler” Leben Signs with Bellator

Bellator MMA is proud to announce the signing of Chris “The Crippler” Leben (22-11) to an exclusive multi-year, multi-fight contract. The former World Extreme Cagefighting Middleweight World Champion has fought professionally since 2002, and holds the record for most fights in the UFC at 185-pounds (22).

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