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# bellator - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Gallagher's opponent revealed as he's set to defend unbeaten record in Dublin

Jeremiah Labiano is next up for ‘The Strabanimal’, as they headline the Bellator event this November.

# bellator - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Rival promotion Bellator seals another major coup at UFC's expense

Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi is the latest well-known fighter to part company with the UFC.

# bellator - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Kavanagh expects Gallagher to come of age at Madison Square Garden

The Irish youngster aims to keep his undefeated record intact tonight at the famous New York venue.

# bellator - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Rory MacDonald made it look easy in his Bellator debut against Paul Daley The Red King This post contains videos

Rory MacDonald made it look easy in his Bellator debut against Paul Daley

MacDonald is now set to advance to a title shot in Bellator’s welterweight division for his next bout.

# bellator - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Gallagher to follow in team-mate McGregor's footsteps by fighting at Madison Square Garden

The 20-year-old Strabane native will be facing the brother of a former UFC champion in New York this summer.

# bellator - Thursday 16 March, 2017

UFC welterweight contender becomes the latest fighter to leave for Bellator

Lorenz Larkin departs the UFC on the back of big wins over Neil Magny and Jorge Masvidal.

# bellator - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Parke edges Belfast battle of ex-UFC pair as Gallagher eases to another win

Norman Parke got the better of Paul Redmond, before James Gallagher kept his undefeated record intact.

# bellator - Friday 24 February, 2017

MMA talent Sinéad Kavanagh looks to extend her flawless pro-record tonight

The SBG fighter is looking for her fifth consecutive win in the professional ranks.

# bellator - Thursday 9 February, 2017

London calling: MacDonald to face fellow UFC veteran Daley in Bellator debut MMA

London calling: MacDonald to face fellow UFC veteran Daley in Bellator debut

The welterweights will clash in the main event at Bellator 179 at the SSE Wembley Arena.

# bellator - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

UFC and Bellator bouts announced for SBG trio

James Gallagher, Sinead Kavanagh and Makwan Amirkhani have all learned of their next assignments.

# bellator - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Tito Ortiz ends MMA career in style with submission victory over Chael Sonnen

The 41-year-old announced his retirement after the bout.

# bellator - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

SBG veteran gets huge opportunity against former champion in Bellator main event

‘The biggest fight of my career’ – Chris Fields will take on Liam McGeary in Belfast next month.

# bellator - Friday 16 December, 2016

An Olympic gold medallist, 'King Mo' and a big night in Dublin for Irish MMA

Bellator 169 and BAMMA 27 will take place this evening at the 3Arena in Dublin.

# bellator - Thursday 15 December, 2016

After years spent being battered by corruption, Sinead Kavanagh is still fighting for the dream

Former national boxing champion is quickly establishing herself one of Ireland’s top MMA fighters.

# bellator - Sunday 11 December, 2016

McGregor comparisons have helped but Gallagher now ready to forge his own path

The 20-year-old featherweight will aim to keep his undefeated record intact next weekend at the 3Arena.

# bellator - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Gallagher vows to elevate Bellator to the same level as the UFC in Ireland

The undefeated SBG fighter believes he can make the US promotion a household name here.

# bellator - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

One of the world's top MMA organisations set to bring some big bouts to Dublin

Bellator and BAMMA will collaborate for a show at the 3Arena just before Christmas.

# bellator - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Bellator will pursue Irish lightweight Joseph Duffy if he leaves the UFC

The Donegal man has one fight left on his UFC contract and he’s unhappy with the terms on offer for a renewal.

# bellator - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Bellator planning to stage its first show in Ireland before the end of 2016

The US-based mixed martial arts organisation is keen to capitalise on the sport’s increasing popularity here.

# bellator - Friday 16 September, 2016

Chael Sonnen set for a comeback after swapping the UFC for Bellator

‘The American Gangster’ hasn’t fought since 2013 after serving a two-year ban for failing multiple drug tests.

# bellator - Monday 12 September, 2016

Undefeated SBG teen James Gallagher has been given his next assignment on the global stage

The 19-year-old is heading to Israel for Bellator 163.

# bellator - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Top welterweight Rory MacDonald to leave the UFC for rival promotion Bellator

The UFC have chosen not to match the terms of a contract offered to the Canadian contender by Bellator.

# bellator - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Michael Page shows - again - why he's one of MMA's most exciting fighters MVP This post contains videos

Michael Page shows - again - why he's one of MMA's most exciting fighters

‘Venom’ produced a spectacular KO at Bellator 158… but then ruined it with a Pokemon reference.

# bellator - Saturday 16 July, 2016

SBG teen James Gallagher claims impressive win on Bellator debut

‘The Strabanimal’ secured victory by unanimous decision against Mike Cutting.

# bellator - Friday 15 July, 2016

Report: Rory MacDonald in talks to leave the UFC as discussions with other promotions begin

Bellator and ONE are keen on MMA’s most valuable free agent.

# bellator - Thursday 16 June, 2016

UFC secure significant coup by snapping up Bellator lightweight champion

Will Brooks could immediately become a force in one of the UFC’s most competitive divisions.

# bellator - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

MMA fighter dies after hit-and-run incident RIP

MMA fighter dies after hit-and-run incident

25-year-old Jordan Parsons was struck by a vehicle in Florida and passed away today.

# bellator - Thursday 7 April, 2016

19-year-old Irish fighter signed by top US-based MMA promotion Bellator

The SBG youngster is heading to the home of Benson Henderson, Will Brooks and Phil Davis.

# bellator - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Ex-UFC champion Henderson gets title shot on Bellator debut

A match-up with welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkev awaits.

# bellator - Monday 1 February, 2016

Former UFC champion Benson Henderson leaves to sign with Bellator

The American is the most high profile fighter to make the move.

# bellator - Thursday 31 December, 2015

MMA legend Fedor returns from three-year absence to win by first-round TKO Comeback This post contains videos

MMA legend Fedor returns from three-year absence to win by first-round TKO

It was as straightforward as expected for the Russian veteran at Rizin Fighting Federation in Japan.

# bellator - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

One of MMA's all-time greats is making a comeback

“I feel that it is time to return to the ring.”

# bellator - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Kimbo Slice takes out 51-year-old Ken Shamrock with 1st round TKO Oaps This post contains videos

Kimbo Slice takes out 51-year-old Ken Shamrock with 1st round TKO

The pair met for the headline fight at Bellator 138 last night.