The worst-kept secret in MMA is finally out, with the PFL officially announcing the acquisition of Bellator MMA in a huge deal that is set to cement the PFL as the second-biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world.
Jason Jackson and Patchy Mix both dethroned reigning champions as Bellator 301 saw two major title changes in Chicago.
Bellator 301 brings a stacked card of fights to Chicago, with the fight lineup boasting two title fights at the Wintrust Arena on Friday, November 17.
Bellator president Scott Coker faced the media after Bellator 300 and faced a barrage of questions about the promotion's future.
Bellator laid on a special celebration event in San Diego for their 300th show, and the three champions at the top of the card all produced big performances to retain their titles at the Pechanga Arena.
The 16-fight lineup for Bellator 300 was confirmed after Friday's weigh-ins in San Diego, but the session didn't pass off without drama.
Bellator lightweight champion Usman Nurmagomedov says he's too young, too fast, and too good for Brent Primus as he prepares to face the former champ at Bellator 300.
Johnny Eblen reacts to knockout title defense at Bellator 299: ‘I think I’m one of the best in the world, if not the best’
Bellator middleweight champion Johnny Eblen turned on the power to finish Fabian Edwards in the third round of his title defense in Dublin, then stated that he belongs in the discussion about the best middleweights on the planet.
Bellator middleweight champion Johnny Eblen got sliced open by Fabian Edwards, then engaged berserker mode to finish his man in brutal fashion to retain his 185-pound title at Bellator 299 in Dublin.