Alvarez, Chandler get back to business

When you cut through all the clutter and distractions, the fact remains that Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler have elevated each other in competition.

Chat Wrap: UFC 171 preview and more

Join Luke Thomas at 1 p.m. ET for his weekly live chat on MMA Fighting. Topics today include UFC 171, UFC Fight Night 37 in review, Bellator 112 previews and a host of reader questions and comments.

Alvarez: Melendez is a phony who is dodging me

Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez said the Gilbert Melendez didn't end up with his company because the former Strikeforce champ wants no part of him.

Rampage, King Mo booked for inaugural Bellator PPV

Bellator's first pay-per-view venture will take place May 17 in Memphis, headlined by Eddie Alvarez-Michael Chandler III, with a co-main event pitting for UFC champion Quinton Jackson against former Strikeforce champion Muhammed Lawal.

Bellator 111: Dantas scores highlight reel sub

Eduardo Dantas may have started the night off slowly, but all was forgotten once the reigning Bellator bantamweight champion brought the house down with an early ‘Submission of the Year' candidate en route to the second defense of his belt.


Bellator 111 live stream online

Watch Bellator 111 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card starting at 7 p.m. ET.

Bellator 111 predictions

Will Eduardo Dantas be able to retain his title? Who will move into the semifinals of this season's heavyweight tournament? I answer these questions and more with my predictions for Friday's fights.


MMA Beat on TRT, Rousey-Carano, Fight Pass, more

The panel analyzes the NAC's ban of TRT, Vitor Belfort's withdrawal of UFC 173, rumors of a fight between Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano, the Rampage Jackson-Muhammed Lawal scuffle, Bellator on PPV, the decision to put Gustafsson on Fight Pass, more.

Pitbull: 'I can't let Bellator take what's mine'

Patricio "Pitbull" Freire is upset with Bellator, and he’s considering leaving the promotion: "I have three more fights in my contract, and I’ll do what’s best for me when it’s over."


Bellator 110 uncut

Check out an inside look into what went on at Bellator 110 behind the scenes this past Friday night.

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