Bellator MMA (formally Bellator Fighting Championships) is an American mixed martial arts promotion founded in 2008 and based in Santa Monica, California owned and operated as a subsidiary of ViacomCBS. It is one of the largest combat sport promotions in the world and the second largest in the United States. The promotion takes its name from "bellātor", the Latin word for "warrior".

Bellator's first event was held in 2009, and the promotion has since held over 200 "numbered" events as of December 2019. The promotion features notable talents such as Vadim Nemkov, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Yoel Romero, Lyoto Machida, Anthony Johnson, Patrício "Pitbull" Freire, A.J. McKee, Michael "Venom" Page, Douglas Lima, and Juan Archuleta among others. Famed fighters such as Eddie Alvarez, Michael Chandler, Ben Askren, Rory MacDonald, Ryan Bader, Gegard Mousasi, Cris Cyborg and Fedor Emelianenko have also found success under the Bellator umbrella.

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