Former Pride champion and mixed martial arts legend Wanderlei Silva inked a contract with Bellator MMA in March 2016. The event, at Madison Square Garden, will be the organization’s second pay-per-view fight card. Silva retired amidst a battle with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) over his fleeing
Jon Jones has fulfilled his probation obligations stemming from a felony hit-and-run accident in April of 2015, but remains unable to return to the UFC anytime soon. Jones was stripped of his UFC belt following his involvement in a felony hit-and-run accident in Albuquerque, N.M., on April 27, 2015,
UFC veteran Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver, 35, was recently convicted on 29 counts. War Machine is now Koppenhaver’s legal name, though he used his birth name during court proceedings. The incident took place at Mack’s Las Vegas home.