is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 107 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. (Source:
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Bellator 125 is being held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. The main event is a Middleweight bout between Doug “The Rhino” Marshall (18-7-0, 12KO’s) fighting out of Visalia, California and Melvin “No Mercy” Manhoef (28-11-1, 26 KO’s) fighting out of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The scheduled undercard bouts are as follows:
Featherweight: Martin Stapleton vs. Goiti Yamauchi
Heavyweight: Javy Ayala vs. Raphael Butler
Middleweight: James Irvin vs. Brian Rogers
Bellator 124 is being held at the Compuware Arena in Plymouth Township, Michigan. The main event is a Light Heavyweight bout between Emanuel "The Hardcore Kid" Newton (23-7-1, 3KO's) fighting out of Norwalk, California going up against Joey "The Mexicutioner" Beltran (26-10-1, 11KO's) fighting out of Carlsbad, California.
The scheduled undercard matches are as follows:
Bantamweight: L.C. Davis vs. Zeilton Rodrigues
Light Heavyweight: Liam McGeary vs. Kelly Anundson
Lightweight: Ryan Couture vs. John Schulz