Bellator Fighting Championships

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2010-09-01
It’s anyone’s guess why this is happening at the Majestic, but it is — and it’s not the first time, either. Bellator Fighting Championships brings eight compact, attack-happy cage fighters to the historic theater for four knockout rounds. Inside a circular cage, Bellators must follow the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts (fouls are given for groin attacks of any kind, clawing, pinching, or twisting the flesh, biting, spitting, using abusive language, etc.), with elbows to the head being the ultimate no-no. If you’ve been watching the women of Bellator spar on TV this week, we know what you’re thinking. But, no, unfortunately Ireland’s pink-haired powerhouse Aisling Daly won’t be in the house. According to, all the warriors on the fight card (Joe Soto, Joe Warren, Travis Reddinger, Ulysses Gomez, Bryan Goldsby, Ed West, Nick Mamalis, and Zack Makovsky) fall into the men’s featherweight (136-145 pounds) category

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