Michael Chiesa returns to face Kevin Lee in UFC Fight Night 112 main event

Michael Chiesa is set for his return after more than a year away from the Octagon. The top lightweight will take on Kevin Lee in … Continue reading

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UFC’s Matheus Nicolau gets one-year suspension from USADA after testing positive for anastrozole

UFC flyweight Matheus Nicolau has been suspended by USADA. The Brazilian fighter has received a one-year suspension by the UFC’s anti-doping partner after testing positive … Continue reading

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Live Chat: Bellator NYC Presser, UFC news and notes, Bellator 175 preview and more

This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. It’s been a big week for Bellator. Yesterday in New York City, the promotion held a press conference … Continue reading

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Elated Lorenz Larkin on his road to Bellator PPV: ‘It doesn’t make sense’

NEW YORK — At Bellator 180 media day, Lorenz Larkin talked about his move from the UFC, his surprise at receiving an immediate title shot … Continue reading

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Scott Coker: Bellator will build to more PPVs ‘when the time is right’

If you thought Bellator 180 event was going to be the final pay-per-view appearance for Bellator MMA, guess again. At a Tuesday press conference in … Continue reading

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Bellator’s Neiman Gracie says Dillon Danis backed out of fight against him at MSG

A Bellator prospect with a famous name thought he had a fight set with Dillon Danis in June. But Danis backed out after initially accepting, … Continue reading

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James Gallagher vs. Chinzo Machida set for Bellator 180

Another Irishman is heading to Madison Square Garden. A featherweight tilt pitting undefeated up-and-comer James Gallagher against Chinzo Machida has been slated for the Spike … Continue reading

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Kelvin Gastelum didn’t expect Anderson Silva to accept UFC 212 fight

When Kelvin Gastelum called out Anderson Silva after Gastelum defeated Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC Fight Night 106, he never would have … Continue reading

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Misha Cirkunov picks Cormier to beat ‘Rumble,’ believes he’s two fights away from title contention

The UFC light heavyweight title will be up for grabs on April 8 when reigning champion Daniel Cormier seeks to defend his strap in a … Continue reading

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Is Bellator’s second PPV good weird fun, or a kind of weird normal with a price tag? (The answer: Yes)

When Bellator first tried a pay-per-view event, back at Bellator 120 while still under the steely frills-free eye of Bjorn Rebney, there was a healthy … Continue reading

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