Bellator is a newcomer to the MMA scene (at least in comparison to the UFC). Founded in 2008 by American businessman Bjorn Rebney, the 13-year-old organization stands in the UFC’s massive shadow but has nonetheless managed to quickly grow into a large and respected MMA promotion in its own right.Jul 15, 2021
Bellator MMA (formally Bellator Fighting Championships) is an American mixed martial arts promotion founded in 2008 and based in Santa Monica, California owned and operated as a subsidiary of ViacomCBS. It is one of the largest combat sport promotions in the world and the second largest in the United States.
Freire will take home a base salary of $250,000 to defend his featherweight belt against A.J. McKee, who will earn $150,000. The win bonus for the fight, as disclosed by the California State Athletic Commission, is a $1 million payout offered to the winner of the 16-man tournament.Jul 30, 2021
1 with interim heavyweight title win. With Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader busy trying to win back the light heavyweight title in the World Grand Prix, Bellator created an interim title for the first time in the history of the promotion.Jun 29, 2021