Lyoto Machida Era comes to Bellator

In a shocking turn of events, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida tested the free agency market under the radar and now finds himself on the Bellator roster among some familiar faces. The Lyoto Machida era has been rejuvenated due to joining mixed martial art’s senior league at the ripe age of 40. The former UFC light heavyweight champion could be in action as soon as this fall according to Scott Coker. Machida is sitting pretty at the moment after knocking out Vitor Belfort via retirement front kick at UFC 224. Now…

When Keeping it Crazy Goes Wrong at Bellator 200

Meet Carl Noon who looks like a villain from a Guy Richie movie and might actually be a Harbinger for the MMA Gods of old. I’m talking about the angry Just Bleed gods that tear ACL’s days before super fights and demand swangin’ and bangin’. Prior to last night Noon hadn’t fought for nearly 7 years. His last fight was a TKO loss to current UFC middleweight Jack Marshman. Ring rust appeared to be the last of Noon’s worries when he appeared mildly psychotic in his Bellator 200 pre-fight profile.…

Bellator owns the night

Bellator 198 had a little bit of everything from the legendary Fedor Emelianenko to the even more legendary Dillon Danis on a night that turned back time and offered a glimpse of the future. The #1 coattail rider in MMA, Dillon Danis finally graced us with his MMA debut and boy did he make daddy proud. And I’m not referring to his first round toe hold submission victory over the infamous 2-4 Kyle Walker. I’m talking about his actions after his star studded performance. Danis’ second performance took place when…

Is Chuck Liddell Making a Comeback?

The rumor mill has been churning as of late with the possibility of an iceman comeback. Roughly six and a half years ago Chuck Liddell announced his retirement at the behest of his former manager, now UFC president Dana White. To encourage him to make that decision Dana gave him, what was assumed to be, a largely ceremonial but well paying job as the Vice President of Business Development. Well that presumably cushy gig came to an end last year shortly after WME-IMG bought the UFC for 4 billion dollars. Without that…