For those that missed the POP TV debut of Impact Wrestling, Ethan Carter is once again the world heavyweight champion in TNA. That is quite interesting as the original plans called for Bobby Lashley to defeat Matt Hardy for the belt. No official word yet on why management made the change, but there are speculations that Lashley might need to focus more on his MMA training now that he is a top contender for a Bellator title.
January 7, 2016
Back in 2012, Bobby Lashley lost a match against James Thompson in India via decision. Over the weekend, he had a chance to avenge that loss, and that is exactly what Lashley did at Bellator 145. In less than a minute, Lashley defeated Thompson via TKO in the first. The easy victory has sparked talks of a potential title shot for Lashley. No word yet on when the former world heavyweight champion is going to fight next.
November 7, 2015
During a recent question and answer session with fans, Bobby Lashley was asked about a potential title shot in MMA. He stated that he was probably two more victories away from Bellator giving him a shot at the heavyweight championship. Lashley felt that the current champion might actually be dropping the belt for whatever reasons, so he has no idea who he would be facing when the opportunity comes around.
November 7, 2015
It was no secret that name value was one of the biggest reasons why Bellator signed Bobby Lashley to a contract. In addition to being a physically gifted human being, Lashley also brought the additional appeal of being a marketing asset. To promote the upcoming Bellator 145 event, the promotion has spent a good amount of money on purchasing a huge ad in Times Square. Lashley was the chosen fighter used for the ad.
November 3, 2015
After years of talking about the possibility, Kurt Angle might finally be making his way into the world of MMA. The Olympic gold medalist is teasing a major announcement from Bellator. There are rumors floating around right now that Angle is set to fight Ken Shamrock in a match. Shamrock has been teasing a major announcement as well. The former UFC star has been desperately trying to get booked.
October 28, 2015
When it comes to MMA, Bobby Lashley only has two losses under his belt. One of those was at the hands of James Thompson when the two of them fought in India. Lashley has now been given a chance to get revenge. On November 6, Bellator has booked the two of them in a rematch. Lashley has won six straight fights since losing to Thompson back in 2012.
September 28, 2015
When Bellator 145: Vengeance takes place, one thing that is certain is that Bobby Lashley will be fighting on the show. We just do not know who he will be fighting at the moment because the company has yet to reveal that. The event is taking place at the Scottrade Center in St Louis. Lashley has an MMA career record of 13 victories and just 2 defeats.
August 16, 2015
Since they wanted a big boost, Bellator took a gamble on Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock, two fighters that are obviously past their prime. They headlined a live event this past week, and it ended up being the most watched show that the promotion has ever produced. More than two million viewers tuned in on Friday night.
June 22, 2015
While a lot of MMA fighters refuse to go into the ring against someone that they are friends with or are teammates with, Bobby Lashley is different. He stated that if Bellator wanted him to do a match with his teammate Kimbo Slice, then he would more than gladly sign on the dotted line. He stated that the two of them understand how business works.
June 15, 2015
Bobby Lashley is getting a chance to avenge a previous loss in MMA. Bellator has revealed that he is going to be facing James Thompson in a rematch on June 19. The event will take place in St Louis. Since that is only two months away, you can expect Lashley to scale back his commitment to TNA, so that he can start training full time. Fortunately for him, the front office is very supportive of his mixed martial arts career.
April 13, 2015