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On Bellator’s official YouTube page, there is a video with 20 carefully selected best fights in the history of this promotion in its entirety. In front of you are six hours of top-level MMA action.
Bellator was founded in 2008, and so far 240 events and over 2500 fights have been held. Among them are a large number of the great ones, but Bellator has chosen 20 “Fire” fights along the way, as they called them. They merged them all into one video lasting as much as six hours.
It should come as no surprise that the list is led by one of the best fights in the history of this sport, namely the first bout between Michael Chandler and the then lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez. It all continues with real war and a brutal knockout from Joe Schilling’s fight against Melvin Manhoef, followed by the next 18 fights with great names like Benson Henderson, Cris Cyborg, Douglas Lima, Michael Page, and many others. Of course, there will always be those who will think that some fights are missing, but even so, this is an impressive collection of MMA action of the highest quality.
Immediately below is the attached video, and under it is a list of 20 fights included in it, in order of showing.
Top 20 Bellator fights:
1. Michael Chandler vs. Eddie Alvarez 1 – Bellator 58
2. Joe Schilling vs. Melvin Manhoef – Bellator 131
3. L.C. Davis vs. Hideo Tokoro – Bellator 135
4. Michael Chandler vs. Benson Henderson – Bellator 165
5. Cris Cyborg vs. Julia Budd – Bellator 238
6. Daniel Weichel vs. Patricio Pitbull – Bellator 138
7. Henry Corrales vs. Aaron Pico – Bellator 214
8. Anatoly Tokov vs. Gerald Harris – Bellator 218
9. Derek Campos vs. Brandon Girtz 3 – Bellator 181
10. Paul Daley vs. Brennan Ward – Bellator 170
11. Douglas Lima vs. Paul Daley – Bellator 158
12. Douglas Lima vs. Michael Page – Bellator 221
13. Patricky Pitbull vs. Roger Huerta – Bellator 205
14. Patricio Pitbull vs. Daniel Straus – Bellator 178
15. Saad Awad vs. Brandon Girtz – Bellator 219
16. AJ Agazarm vs. Adel Altamimi – Bellator 238
17. John Salter vs. Costello van Steenis – Bellator 233
18. Douglas Lima vs. Ben Saunders II – Bellator 100
19. Patricio Pitbull vs. Emmanuel Sanchez – Bellator 209
20. Ricky Bandejas vs. James Gallagher – Bellator 204