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Bellator Season 10 in Review

So Bellator once again had a good season so I thought it would be appropriate to look over all of the details and developments this season: Tournaments Last season Bellator found the right balance of tournaments for a season with four 8 man tournaments and two 4 man tournaments. They decided to do the same this season with eight man tournaments at featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and heavyweight along with four

Bellator 120 in review, plus UFC 173 previewed

So Bellator’s pay per view debut was a pretty good one and we have the monthly UFC pay per view coming up this weekend. Let’s look at it: Bellator 120 Main Event: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal Prediction: Jackson by strikes. Result: Jackson by decision. Once again this is why you NEVER LEAVE IT IN THE HANDS OF THE JUDGES! Co-main Event: Alexander Shlemenko vs. Tito Ortiz Prediction: Shlemenko by strikes. Result: Ortiz

UFN: Brown vs. Silva & Bellator 119 reviewed, plus Bellator 120 previewed

Despite the Bellator PPV breakdown, there is still much to review and it’ll still be a decent fight card to say the least. Let’s delve into it: UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva Main Event: Matt Brown #10 Welterweight vs. Erick Silva Prediction: Silva by submission. Result: Brown by strikes. Brown’s momentum continues with this win but expect Silva to rebound soon. Co-main Event: Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin Prediction:

Bellator 118 reviewed, plus Bellator 119 & UFN: Brown vs. Silva previewed

So even though there’s a UFC Fight Night coming up this weekend it’s pretty Bellator dominated. So with that let’s delve into the fight cards: Bellator 118 Main Event: Joe Warren vs. Rafael Silva Prediction: Silva by submission. Result: Warren by decision. Even though Silva won the first two rounds, Warren proved how tough he is. Co-main Event: Andrey Koreshkov vs. Sam Oropenza (replace by Justin Baesman) Prediction: Koreshkov by

Top 10 fights of April 2014

There were definitely some good fights this month but they were a lot easier to track. So with that let’s delve into the best of this month: 10. TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia – Oliver Aubin-Mercier vs. Richard Walsh There was a bit of anticipation going into this second to last fight of this regional version of the show. Team Canada was already guaranteed a finalist as the first semifinal

Top 10 fights of March 2014

It’s crazy to think that it was only the first quarter of the year and we’ve seen so many good fights. Enough said let’s delve into March 2014: ~ 10 ~ WSOF 9: Marlon Moraes vs. Josh Rettinghouse There were several fights on this card that were noteworthy but probably none better than the fight for the inaugural World Series of Fighting Bantamweight Championship. Both Marlon Moraes and Josh Rettinghouse

Bellator 114 in review and Bellator 115 previewed

This is the first time in a while that only Bellator fight cards are being reviewed and previewed by themselves. So enough said, let’s go into it: Bellator 114 Main Event: Alexander Shlemenko vs. Brennan Ward Prediction: Shlemenko by strikes. Result: Shlemenko by submission. Shlemenko is a striker who can submit his opponents when necessary. With his recent contract extension being signed, Shlemenko could be facing a longtime as the

UFN: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 & Bellator 113 in review, plus Bellator 114 preview

We are finally coming to a off week for the UFC. However, Bellator is still going and there are still some good fights to do reviews on: UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 Main Event: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua #7 Light Heavyweight vs. Dan Henderson #10 Light Heavyweight Prediction: Rua by strikes. Result: Henderson by strikes. Henderson proved that he isn’t going out quietly and that he’s still a heavy

UFC 171 & Bellator 112 review plus Bellator 113 & UFN: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 preview

So we get to see a rare situation where a UFC Fight Night is on a Sunday this weekend. Good thing considering the NCAA Championships: UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler Main Event: Johny Hendricks #1 Welterweight vs. Robbie Lawler #3 Welterweight Prediction: Hendricks by strikes. Result: Hendricks by decision. Contrary to some statements Hendricks did win three out of the five rounds. Co-main Event: Carlos Condit #2 Welterweight vs. Tyron

UFN: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa review, Bellator 111 review, plus Bellator 112 & UFC 171 preview

The monthly UFC PPV is upon us as well as another week of Bellator MMA that should bring fireworks. So with that let’s delve into things: UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa Main Event: Alexander Gustafsson #3 Light Heavyweight vs. Jimi Manuwa Prediction: Manuwa by strikes. Result: Gustafsson by strikes. Gustafsson proved that’s he’s still in title contention but that’s up for debate. Co-main Event: Michael Johnson vs. Melvin Guillard