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From homeless to homecoming for Bellator's Butler


Lightweight prospect Ian Butler spent much of his youth homeless in San Diego, which makes his return to his hometown to fight at Bellator 131 all the more poignant.

Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar fight card


A look at this Saturday's Bellator 131 event on Spike TV in San Diego, CA, where Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar meet in the main event.

Bellator 131 fight card: Ortiz vs. Bonnar


MMA Fighting has the Bellator 131 fight card for the Ortiz vs. Bonnar event Saturday night.

Bellator 131 to air on Viacom's 5* in UK


Marking another first in promotion history, Bellator 131 will air on Viacom-owned 5* (aka '5 Star') throughout the United Kingdom on Nov. 15.