Current Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader Awarded Black Belt in BJJ

Accomplished MMA fighter Ryan Bader can now add BJJ black belt to his resume. A longtime UFC veteran and current Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion, Bader was awarded his black belt by Nova Uniao black belt Jair Gurgel. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ryan Bader (@ryanbader)

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Bryony Tyrell: Nurse by Day, Pro Fighter by Night (Fighter Profile)

Name: Bryony TyrellAge: 41DOB: 07/10/79Nationality: BritishLocation: Southampton, EnglandGym: New Generation Martial ArtsCoach: Lukasz ChilareckiBJJ Rank: Purple BeltHeight: 5”4BJJ Weight Class: 54-60kgMMA Weight Class: 52kg Bryony Tyrell is a pro MMA fighter and purple belt BJJ competitor from New Generation Martial Arts, Southampton, England. Bryony has been entertaining martial arts since

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Fabricio Werdum Wants Rematch With Fedor Emelianenko: ‘I’m ready to go to Russia’

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will fight at least one more time, and Fabricio Werdum is campaigning hard for a second bout with the Russian. Werdum — a two-time ADCC champion — earned one of the most shocking upsets of all time when he handed Emelianenko his first real career loss

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Video: Watch Aviv Gozali’s Beautiful Heel Hook at Bellator 259

Bellator lightweight contender Aviv Gozali came into his Bellator 259 bout against Sean Felton with a perfect 5-0 record, with all five of those wins coming by first-round submission. On Friday, Gozali extended that first-round submission streak to six, as he secured a beautiful outside heel hook in just over

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Video: Watch the Craziest Arm Bars in Bellator MMA History

A warning: this video isn’t for the queasy. Bellator MMA has recently released a video compilation of the best and craziest arm bar finishes in the promotion’s history. Check out the video below for eight minutes of elbow-snapping fun and some beautiful jiu-jitsu. Grappling and MMA fans will likely recognize

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