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Liz Carmouche
Debut at Bellator 243 postponed
FlyweightBellator
March 30, 2020
Carmouche will no longer make her Bellator debut against Mandy Brown at Bellator 243 on May 29, as the promotion has cancelled all of its May events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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James Gallagher
Bellator London postponed
FeatherweightBellator
March 30, 2020
Gallagher will no longer face Callum Ellenor in the main event of Bellator London on May 16, as the event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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Gegard Mousasi
Title shot postponed
MiddleweightBellator
March 30, 2020
Mousasi will no longer face Douglas Lima for the vacant middleweight championship at Bellator 242 on May 9, as the event will be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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Douglas Lima
Quest for two belts on hold
WelterweightBellator
March 30, 2020
Lima will no longer face Gegard Mousasi for the vacant middleweight title at Bellator 242 on May 9, as the event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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Ryan Bader
Bellator 242 postponed
Light HeavyweightBellator
March 30, 2020
Bader will no longer defend his light heavyweight title at Bellator 242 in San Jose after the promotion postponed the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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Vadim Nemkov
Title shot postponed
Light HeavyweightBellator
March 30, 2020
Nemkov will no longer face Ryan Bader for the light heavyweight championship at Bellator 241 on May 9 in San Jose, as the promotion has cancelled its next three events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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Ilima-Lei MacFarlane
Cruises to fourth title defense
FlyweightBellator
March 29, 2020
MacFarlane defeated Kate Jackson via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-44) at Bellator 236 on Dec. 21 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Keri Melendez
Returning May 9 in San Jose
StrawweightBellator
March 2, 2020
Melendez will face Emilee King at Bellator 242 on May 9 in San Jose, Marc Raimondi of ESPN.com
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Gegard Mousasi
Set to fight Lima for title
MiddleweightBellator
February 11, 2020
Mousasi will fight Douglas Lima for the vacant Bellator middleweight title on May 9 at the Sap Center in San Jose, according to Bellator President Scott Coker.
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Douglas Lima
Set to fight for middleweight title
WelterweightBellator
February 11, 2020
Lima will fight Gegard Mousasi for the vacant Bellator middleweight title on May 9 at the SAP Center in San Jose, according to Bellator President Scott Coker.
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Rafael Lovato Jr.
No longer Bellator champion
MiddleweightBellator
February 11, 2020
Lovato has relinquished his middleweight championship belt due to health issues, according to the official Bellator website.
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Rafael Lovato Jr.
No timetable for return
MiddleweightBellator
January 29, 2020
Lovato said Wednesday that he is "indefinitely on the sidelines" while dealing with a medical issue related to brain scans which revealed an abnormality, Luke Thomas of SiriusXM reports.
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Vadim Nemkov
Scheduled to fight Bader for title
Light HeavyweightBellator
January 26, 2020
Nemkov will fight Ryan Bader for the light heavyweight title on May 9 at the SAP Center in San Jose.
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Ryan Bader
Set to fight Nemkov
Light HeavyweightBellator
January 26, 2020
Bader will defend his light heavyweight title against Vadim Nemkov on May 9 at the SAP Center in San Jose.
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Darrion Caldwell
Advances in Featherweight Grand Prix
FeatherweightBellator
January 26, 2020
Caldwell defeated Adam Borics via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:20 of Round 1 at Bellator 238 on Saturday, advancing to the next round of the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix.
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Julia Budd
Loses belt after long reign
FeatherweightBellator
January 26, 2020
Budd lost to Cris Cyborg via TKO (punches) at 1:14 of Round 4 at Bellator 238 on Saturday.
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Cris Cyborg
Champion once again
FeatherweightBellator
January 26, 2020
Cyborg defeated Julia Budd via TKO (punches) at 1:14 of Round 4 at Bellator 238 on Saturday.
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Patricky Freire
Avoids surgery
LightweightBellator
Out
January 3, 2020
Freire suffered a right hand fracture with additional injuries to his left shoulder and right leg during the RIZN 20 tournament, but should avoid surgery, Guilherme Cruz of mmafighting.com reports.
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Liz Carmouche
Inks deal with Bellator promotion
FlyweightBellator
December 22, 2019
Carmouche signed a multiyear deal with Bellator on Friday after being cut from her UFC contract back on Dec. 9, Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com reports.
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Liz Carmouche
Released from UFC contract
FlyweightBellator
December 9, 2019
Carmouche was released from the UFC on Friday, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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Ed Ruth
Headlining Bellator 239
MiddleweightBellator
December 2, 2019
Ruth is set to main event Bellator 239 against Yaroslav Amosov, Alexander K. Lee of mmafighting.com reports.
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Curtis Millender
Dropped by UFC
WelterweightBellator
November 5, 2019
Millender was released by the UFC on Tuesday, MMAJunkie.com reports.
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Cat Zingano
Lands with Bellator MMA
BantamweightBellator
October 29, 2019
Zingano inked a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA on Tuesday to compete in the featherweight division, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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Douglas Lima
Regains title at Bellator 232
WelterweightBellator
October 27, 2019
Lima defeated Rory MacDonald via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-26) to earn the Bellator Welterweight Championship at Bellator 232 on Saturday.
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Sergio Pettis
Signs with Bellator
BantamweightBellator
October 24, 2019
Pettis agreed to terms with Bellator on a multifight contract, where he will compete solely as a bantamweight, Ariel Helwani of ESPN reports.
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