Bellator 139 made it official in Mulvane Kansas today with the official weigh-ins for the bouts taking place tomorrow (June 26th) at the Kansas Star Arena. All fighters on the card made their respective weight requirements within the allotted time frame.
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I’ve been to several mixed martial arts professional events, from InvictaFC to the Ultimate Fighting Championship to Bellator (pre Scott Coker). Never have I been as entertained and felt that I used my time as wisely. Last night Bellator MMA returned to St. Louis Missouri, the hometown of infamous Boxing Hall of Famer ‘Chillin’ Charley Riley,
Daniel Straus is a mixed martial arts fighter for Bellator MMA in the Featherweight division. Straus was a Bellator Season Four Featherweight Tournament runner up and the winner of the Season Six Featherweight event. He would go on to defeat then champion Pat Curran to become the Bellator Featherweight Champion. In a rematch with Curran, Straus would lose the title in the closing round, tapping out due to a rear naked choke.
MMA Cocktail has received notice about a new Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament, BJJ Library Challenge. The show will feature matches between six competing black belt level grapplers. The press release also states that the winner will receive a cash award. Here is the first episode of the tournament: Other episodes are available on YouTube.
Pretty much every super hero I can think of has some form of alter ego. Whether it’s who they were before they became a super hero or a disguise to hide their abilities. When the mask comes off, those that have superpowers and don’t have an alter ego become something else entirely: The Super Villain– www.superjjambrose.com
When you look at him you might think to yourself, ‘Pretty boy gym rat’. Visually, Hayder Hassan oozes cockiness and self confidence; which can be mistaken for the false bravado of the ‘Just let me bang, Bro!’ mentality seen on previous seasons of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s television show The Ultimate Fighter. Looks are definitely misleading.
There are a lot of tweets, forum threads, and Facebook rants about the Ultimate Fighting Championship declining to showcase non corporate sponsors at this years fan expo; the previous stalls, which were plentiful, are no longer going to be allowed. Following on the footsteps of the exclusive apparel deal with Reebok that pays the fighters based on Zuffa tenure (as reported by Bloody Elbow), the Mixed Martial Arts community wants something to be done.
Jonny ‘Bones’ Jones is in trouble again. Riding dirty again. Using his vehicle as a weapon again; but this time, it’s not a sturdy pole. It was instead, a woman in the most delicate of conditions, an innocent mother-to-be who had to be hospitalized because of the car accident that Jones allegedly caused and then fled the scene of, as reported by Bloody Elbow. Due to a broken arm suffered by the victim in Saturday’s hit and run accident, Albuquerque police are issuing a warrant for Jon Jones. The charge will be Felony Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
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