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Fox Sports Latin America to broadcast Bellator

Bellator MMA chairman and chief executive Bjorn Rebney

(Credit: Bellator)

Fox Sports Latin America and Bellator agreed to a muti-year partnership that gives the network exclusive broadcast rights to the MMA promotion's content, both parties announced Tuesday.

The deal begins in October with Bellator's library of fights and other programming and will be shown in all Latin American countries, including Brazil.

“Fox Sports Latin America has been looking for the...

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Michael Chandler, Bellator agree on contract extension

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler.

(Credit: Bellator)

Lightweight champion Michael Chandler signed an eight-fight contract extension with Bellator, the promotion announced Thursday.

The undefeated Chandler (11-0, 8-0 Bellator) defends his title at Bellator 97 against David Rickels on July 31 on Spike.

“I believe Michael is the best lightweight in MMA," Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney said in a statement. "And, given that, I felt it...

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Rampage Jackson signs with Bellator and TNA

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has signed to fight for

(Credit: Bellator MMA)

Former Pride and UFC champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has signed a multi-year deal with Bellator MMA, TNA Wrestling and Spike TV, the companies announced Tuesday.

Rampage has always been an outspoken individual, evidenced by his interviews and his time as a coach on "The Ultimate Fighter" opposite rival Rashad Evans.

As part of his deal, Rampage (32-11) will be...

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