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  1. Drake

    Vanessa Porto: The Tale of Perseverance’s Pay Off

    In the early days of Mixed Martial Arts, the fighters that made up the most prolific of organizations’ rosters had to claw tooth and nail to reach their goals. For the most part that remains true in modern-day, but it would be a lie to say that it hasn’t become easier to get signed to the larger...
  2. nuraknu

    Monster's Pick 'em Championship Season 27 (Friday, August 7-September 5, 2020)

    This is a friendly prediction game with a seasonal league format, started by @Zeph and named in honour of the late Kevin 'Monster' Randleman. EVENTS THIS SEASON 1. Bellator 243: Chandler vs. Henderson 2 (Friday, August 7, 2020) 2. UFC FN: Lewis vs. Oleinik (Saturday, August 8, 2020) 3. UFC...
  3. nuraknu

    Ryan Bader vs. Vadim Nemkov Set for August 21

    One of Bellator’s biggest stars will be returning to action as current two-division champion Ryan Bader will be defending his light-heavyweight title against Vadim Nemkov on August 21. On Wednesday, current Bellator two-division champion Ryan Bader announced his long-awaited return as he posted...
  4. nuraknu

    Bellator to return July 24; Sergio Pettis, Ricky Bandejas booked to fight

    It’s been five months since COVID-19 put a stop to Bellator operations, but that’s about to change soon. Bellator is set to return in just 10 days with an event on July 24 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The first known booking features a bantamweight bout between Sergio Pettis and...
  5. nuraknu

    Sean Wheelock now commentating porn for the blind

    View: https://mobile.twitter.com/DamonMartin/status/1280961010782912512
  6. nuraknu

    Monster's Pick 'em Championship Season 25 (starts May 30, 2020)

    This is a friendly prediction game with a seasonal league format, started by @Zeph and named in honour of the late Kevin 'Monster' Randleman. EVENTS THIS SEASON 1. UFC on ESPN+ 30 (May 30, 2020) 2. UFC 250 (June 6, 2020) 3- TBD ***If you've never played before, you don't have to do anything...
  7. Drake

    Kana Watanabe: Finding new ways to repeat history

    “A sport of unarmed combat derived from jiu-jitsu and intended to train the body and mind. It involves using holds and leverage to unbalance the opponent.” As its name describes, Mixed Martial Arts is the melting pot of all other combat sports. More often than not, everyone starts with a...
  8. Fight Scribe

    Looking for Writers for an MMA blog

    Hello MMA Community! My name is Jacob, and I have recently purchased a blog that used to be a boxing site. I plan on turning this into an mma site covering UFC, Bellator, and possibly One FC. Im looking for big fans in the sport. You dont have to know how to be writer, but as long as you know...
  9. TheCompleteKO

    Interview with Bellator 220 Veta Arteaga

    TMMAC, Check out this interview we did with current challenger to Illima-lei's flyweight championship, Veta Arteaga. She speaks about training, her background into MMA, fibroid tumors and how she plans to be the first to put away Macfarlane. WATCH:
  10. TheCompleteKO

    Interview with Jose "Shorty" Torres - He talks BraveCF, Depression and his Future in MMA

    TMMAC, I got the chance to speak with Jose Torres after he was released from the UFC. He talks to me about joining BraveCF in a commentary role, fighting for them and overall being treated better. He also talks to me about his battle through depression and what is next for his MMA Career! As...
  11. TheCompleteKO

    VID Interview with Bellator Prospect Nainoa Dung - Bellator 213/Multi-Fight Deal

    TMMAC, I had a great interview with new Bellator prospect Nainoa Dung. He is coming off a third-round victory over Kona Oliveira at Bellator 213. With that victory, he earned a new multi-fight contract with Bellator. It is actually very impressive looking at the list of prospects at Bellator...
  12. TheCompleteKO

    Interview with Ray Longo

    TMMAC, I was joined by Ray Longo on my video podcast. He was telling me all about his background in MMA, his 25+ year relationship with Matt Serra, training Al Iaquinta ahead of his UFC Milwaukee fight, Chris Weidman and MUCH more! Let me know what you guys think and thanks for your feedback...
  13. TheCompleteKO

    Interview with Liam McGeary Ahead of Bellator 213

    TMMAC, I had the opportunity to talk with Liam McGeary ahead of his Bellator 213 fight with 'King Mo'. It was just a phone call - audio only. But it was a good time. Liam is a pretty funny character. Growing up in the streets of England, getting into fights, hopping bar to bar. He never even...
  14. TheCompleteKO

    David Rickels Talks Co-Main Event at Bellator 210 & His Loss to MVP

    TMMAC, I had the pleasure of sitting down with David "The Caveman" Rickels before his fight this Friday at Bellator 210. He was a little cheesed at the beginning, but I think I was able to break the ice and actually made him give me more time than he initially wanted. Overall, we had a good...
  15. nuraknu

    Monster's Pick 'em Championship Season 22 *FRI NOV 30-DEC 29*

    This is a friendly prediction game with a seasonal league format, started by @Zeph and named in honour of the late Kevin 'Monster' Randleman. If you've never played before, you don't have to do anything to join except post your picks to this thread using the template for the upcoming event...
  16. TheCompleteKO

    Interview With Ron Becker 10 Hours before his match with Khonry Gracie at Bellator 209

    TMMAC, This is absolutely insane. This man, Ron Becker, took a 3 week short notice fight against Khonry Gracie Two weight classes higher Absolutely un-real. @Wild - What do u think of this brother?
  17. TheCompleteKO

    MMA Journalist James Lynch Joins the Complete Knockout

    Let me know what you think of this episode with James. Had a great time!
  18. nuraknu

    Bellator 213 - Live Discussion 12/15/18

    Complete Results Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Valerie Letourneau via submission (triangle choke) at 3:19 of round 3 Lyoto Machida def. Rafael Carvalho by split decision Neiman Gracie def. Ed Ruth by submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:17 of round 4 Liam McGeary def. Muhammad Lawal by KO at 0:53 of...
  19. nuraknu

    Bellator 212 "Salute The Troops" - Live Discussion 12/14/18

    Complete Results Michael Chandler def. Brent Primus via unanimous decision. (50-45x3) Javy Ayala def. Frank Mir via submission (strikes) at 4:30 of round 2. A.J. McKee def. Daniel Crawford via submission (anaconda choke) – Round 1, 3:19 Juliana Velasquez def. Alejandra Lara via split decision...
  20. nuraknu

    Bellator 211 - Live Discussion 12/1/18

    This thread is reserved for live discussion. During the event, this thread will auto-refresh for registered users, and registration is free! NOTE: THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE IN ITALY. MAIN CARD STARTS AT 4PM ET.
  21. TheCompleteKO

    VID More Potential MMA Trades? Have the Flood Gates Just Been Opened?

    TMMAC, Trying to look at the further possibilities at future trades. Maybe Bellator and the UFC? Let me know what you think in the comments below of potential future trades you would like to see in MMA
  22. TheCompleteKO

    Who is the TOUGHER Fight for Khabib? Tony or GSP

    TMMAC, Simple quick question for discussion. WHO would be the tougher challenge for current LW contender Khabib? is it Tony Ferguson or GSP? Tony vs Khabib at 155 GSP vs Khabib at 165 The unorthodox, blood-thirsty, elbow throwing wing-chun fighter , 10th planet black belt Ferguson: - Does...
  23. TheCompleteKO

    RUMOR: 165lb Division Tournament

    Rumors rumors and more rumors. We saw something big is happening with Khabib (GSP?) Apparently, a team mate from Khabibs Dagestan leaked some information that the UFC is shutting down the 125 lb division to make room for a new 165lb division, and right away have a tournament for the first...
  24. TheCompleteKO

    UFC - OneFC Trade - Demetrious Johnson for Ben Askren - Thoughts?

    TMMAS, Holy crap news. Title says it all. First ever MMA- Cross Organizational trade. Who do you think won this trade and do you think there will be more trades to come in the future? Comment below.
  25. TheCompleteKO

    Eddie Alvarez's 8-Figure Deal - Is it Realistic?

    TMMAC, Now we all know Eddie Alvarez's is now signed to OneFC. He also recently went on Ariel Helwani's podcast and said his deal is 8 figure, meaning a minimum of $10 millionm and he also stated it isnt that many years. So we can safely assume it is less than a 10 fight deal, meaning, is...
  26. TheCompleteKO

    How Much do UFC Fighters Get Paid? Podcast with FrankieNYC

    TMMAC, I recently was joined by numbers wizard @FrankieNYC on my podcast to discuss the numbers side of MMA. The full episode can be found on my YouTube, but here is a clip of how much do Fighters get paid in UFC/Bellator respectively. Show some love, and please provide some feedback on how to...
  27. TheCompleteKO

    The Complete Knockout Podcast #1 - With CashTyreef

    Disclaimer - I am posting this here because the whole topic is on the Bellator events Hi TMMAC, The Complete Knockout has been releasing clips/videos for about a month now. Today we're proudly releasing the first episode featuring another YouTuber who focuses on MMA as well. The topics we...
  28. nuraknu

    Monster's Pick 'em Championship Season 21 *OCT 27-NOV 24*

    This is a friendly prediction game with a seasonal league format, started by @Zeph and named in honour of the late Kevin 'Monster' Randleman. If you've never played before, you don't have to do anything to join except post your picks to this thread using the template for the upcoming event...
  29. Carbazel

    Coker wants Champ vs. Champ (Caldwell vs. Horiguchi)

    I don't know if anyone caught this since it was published just before 207. It's from the fight week of both events here in the east coast. Bellator President Scott Coker Willing to do Champion-versus-Champion with Rizin
  30. nuraknu

    Bellator Hawaii double-header - Primus-Chandler 2 official

    So ready. I haven't put them on the calendar yet because they haven't announced numbering yet -- they're just calling them Bellator Salutes and Bellator Hawaii. Some people had Hawaii as 212, knowing they were planning the double-header, but now the Italy card was announced and is 211, so they...
  31. nuraknu

    Fedor's sweater up for auction

    View: https://twitter.com/ScottCoker/status/1049717419902681088
  32. nuraknu

    Bellator 209 - Live Discussion 11/15/18

    This thread is reserved for live discussion. During the event, this thread will auto-refresh for registered users, and registration is free! PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS ON A THURSDAY BUT WILL AIR FRIDAY
  33. TheCompleteKO

    Why Logan Paul Will Fight in The UFC

    I want to first thank FrankieNYC & Meltzer for releaseing the UFC 228 Numbers, to be save you time, they were not good. So The Complete KO created a video explaining why having Logan Paul in the UFC is actually a good thing for the sport.
  34. TheEmperorRises

    Bellator 206 main card gets sixth bout: Gaston Bolanos vs. Ysidro Gutierrez Bellator

    The Bellator 206 main card now has six fights. Officials on Tuesday told MMAjunkie that a featherweight bout between Gaston Bolanos and Ysidro Gutierrez has been elevated from the prelims. Bellator 206 takes place Saturday at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. The main card streams on DAZN...
  35. TheCompleteKO

    Matches to Make Post UFC Fight Night 136

    Hope everyone is doing well. The Complete Knockout put together a quick video Post Fight Night 136 in Moscow. What do YOU think are the proper fights to make after this event? Leave your reply
  36. TheEmperorRises

    Alexander Shlemenko vs. Anatoly Tokov slated for Bellator 208

    Two Russian countrymen will do battle for middleweight contendership at Bellator 208. A matchup between former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and rising contender Anatoly Tokov has been slated for the Oct. 13 event, which takes place at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New...
  37. nuraknu

    Aloha, Bellator! Hawaii's Macfarlane to defend world title in Honolulu this December

    KHON2 Sports Director Rob DeMello has confirmed through multiple sources close to the event that Bellator will make its first-ever trip to Hawaii on Dec. 15 for an event at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center that will be headlined by the Punahou graduate. The undefeated Macfarlane will defend her...
  38. Nuk Soo Kow

    Erick Silva signs multi-fight deal with Bellator

    Erick Silva has joined the Bellator welterweight roster. Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting Longtime UFC veteran Erick Silva has signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator, his manager Rafael Cavalcante revealed on social media Thursday. Bellator officials confirmed the news to MMA Fighting...
  39. FrankieNYC

    ESPN: baby slice to make lw debut 10/12 in Bellator

    Kevin "Baby Slice" Ferguson Jr., the son of the late Kimbo Slice, will make his lightweight debut on Oct. 12 at Bellator 207 versus Corey Browning, sources told ESPN. Ferguson Jr. (3-1) has won his last three fights in a row after dropping his MMA debut in November 2016. Browning (3-2) will be...
  40. nuraknu

    Bellator: A disturbance in the force…

    When Scott Coker spoke to assembled journalists and media outlets at Bellator 200, no one could have imagined the unprecedented speed and scale at which fighters would subsequently be snapped up. Post event Coker alluded to a Europe wide push, region specific, to fill a void. Signings would...