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Gina Carano has not signed with Bellator MMA

Gina Carano

Sorry to spoil all the fun from the rumor mill, but Gina Carano has not signed with Bellator MMA contrary to what some wild rumors suggested on Monday, though she is negotiating with the company.

The rumor mill kicked into high gear after former Bellator fighter Brian Rogers tweeted the following:

MMA manager Hector Castro also had this to say:

Though nothing concrete about Carano has been established, Coenen did hint at some big news with this tweet:

MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani then reported on Tuesday that Bellator is exploring adding a women’s division and that they are negotiating with Carano.

Though Carano may be negotiating with Bellator, I can’t imagine she would actually sign with them. Carano doesn’t need a fight career. The only fight she’d return for is one with Ronda Rousey, and that would be in the UFC. She wouldn’t come back to sign with Bellator, but she could be using this as leverage for talks with the UFC. UFC boss expressed confidence in signing Carano, but he said last month that the negotiations are “complicated.”

Dog the Bounty Hunter going after War Machine for Christy Mack

Dog-the-Bounty-HunterWar Machine, aka Jon Koppenhaver, is currently wanted by police in the wake of his alleged beating of Christy Mack on Friday. Mack released a series of gruesome photos on Monday that show the injuries she claims the former Bellator MMA fighter inflicted on her, and police have reportedly issued seven arrest warrants for War Machine.

Police are looking for War Machine, and so is Duane “Dog” Chapman. As many of you know, Chapman is the star of the reality TV series’ “Dog the Bounty Hunter” and “Dog and Beth: On the Hunt.” He tweeted early Tuesday morning that he is going after War Machine.

Chapman has already been tweeting at various people to try to get some information on War Machine’s whereabouts. While Chapman has been spoofed on shows like “Southpark,” he has actually captured a few fugitives, including serial rapist Andrew Luster in 2003.

Previously: Christy Mack releases horrific War Machine beating photos
Previously: War Machine fired by Bellator for alleged domestic violence
Previously: Christy Mack afraid for her life after alleged beating

H/T LBS reader Rory C.

Christy Mack releases horrific War Machine beating photos

War Machine Christy Mack

Christy Mack released a statement Monday telling her side of the events that took place between her and War Machine early Friday that left her beaten with severe injuries.

Mack, who is a porn star, also shared gruesome photos that show the injuries she sustained as a result of the alleged beating by War Machine.

Mack says War Machine, whose real name is Jon Koppenhaver, showed up at her home in Las Vegas at 2:00 a.m. Friday unannounced. War Machine said on Twitter that he had an engagement ring and was going to propose to her, even though Mack says the fighter broke up with her in May and moved to San Diego.

Both say Mack was there with another man, whom Mack called a friend. Mack says War Machine then proceeded to beat the man without saying a word. Mack says her friend was unarmed and fully clothed.

After beating the friend, War Machine allegedly turned his attention to Mack and began beating her.

[Related: War Machine joked he would kill Christy Mack if they ever broke up]

Mack says Koppenhaver beat her with multiple punches and kicks. He allegedly got a knife and prodded her in the ear, hand and head. She says she was able to escape when he went to the kitchen, presumably to look for a bigger knife to possibly kill her. She was able to run out the back door naked and knocked on neighbors’ doors until one let her in and took her to the hospital.

She lists the horrific results of the beating:

– 18 broken bones
– Nose broken in two places
– Missing and broken teeth
– Unable to see out of her left eye
– Fractured rib and severely ruptured liver from kick to her side
– Can’t walk because her leg is so bad

She adds that War Machine wanted to rape her but got upset with himself for being unable to achieve an erection and started punching her some more (War Machine has tweeted in the past about raping her).

Mack also said in her statement that War Machine cheated on her daily and beat her weekly.

“He has beaten me many times before, but never this badly.”

Mack says there is a $10,000 reward for Koppenhaver’s capture.

We have placed the graphic photos below:

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War Machine brought ring to propose to girlfriend Christy Mack

War Machine Christy Mack

Just like we suspected, War Machine says he showed up at Christy Mack’s home and found her with another man early Friday morning, which set him off and led to a massive altercation that resulted in Mack and the other man in the hospital with serious injuries.

War Machine, who is still wanted by police for the alleged assault, has been tweeting since early Friday morning and explaining his side of the story. War Machine indicates that he showed up at Mack’s home to surprise her with an engagement ring and found her with another man. He paints himself as a victim in the situation.

[Previously: Christy Mack ‘afraid for her life’ after alleged beating by War Machine]

All the tweets War Machine has sent since the altercation Friday morning are posted below:

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Christy Mack ‘afraid for her life’ after alleged beating by War Machine

War Machine Christy Mack

Christy Mack fears for her life after being beaten severely allegedly by her boyfriend War Machine early on Friday morning.

War Machine, who was fired by Bellator MMA Friday after allegations of his assault became public, is wanted by police for allegedly beating Mack and another person during an altercation inside their Nevada home.

TMZ reports that Mack, who is a porn star, is in “very bad shape” and afraid for her life. She reportedly sustained injuries that have made it difficult for her to speak.

Though War Machine is wanted, he still found time to tweet Mack on Saturday. His tweets imply that he found Mack in bed with another lover and beat up both of them:

One person said over Twitter that War Machine caught Mack having sex with another fighter, but she responded and said that was not true.

Maybe it’s just not a fact that the third person was a fighter. Or maybe the whole story is false.

War Machine fired by Bellator for alleged domestic violence on girlfriend Christy Mack

War Machine mug shot

War Machine was fired by Bellator MMA on Friday after the organization learned that the fighter is wanted by Las Vegas police for an alleged domestic violence incident that landed two people, including his porn star girlfriend Christy Mack, in the hospital.

War Machine, whose real name is Jon Koppenhaver, allegedly beat up his “significant other” and another person early Friday morning. The “significant other” has not been identified but is believed to be Mack.

“We are currently investigating allegations of a domestic dispute that occurred earlier today at approximately 4 a.m. in the 3400 block of Pueblo Way,” a Las Vegas police press release said. “During this incident two people sustained severe but non-life threatening injuries. Detectives are actively investigating this incident. As a result of this investigation, detectives have identified Jonathan Koppenhaver as the primary suspect.”

[RELATED: War Machine apologizes for tweeting he raped his girlfriend]

War Machine (14-5) gained fame in the MMA world via his appearance on the UFC’s “The Ultimate Fighter” in 2007. He kicked around different promotions after being released by the UFC for multiple controversial comments. He has fought three times for Bellator MMA since last year, but the organization released him in light of the allegations.

“We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when it relates to any form of domestic violence, and after learning of this latest incident involving Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine, Bellator is releasing him from him promotional contract with the organization,” Bellator MMA president Scott Coker said in a statement sent to Larry Brown Sports and other outlets.

War Machine Christy Mack

War Machine, who also has had a career in the adult film industry, has a history of violent arrests. From 2007-2010, he was arrested five times for assaults. Las Vegas police is searching for him.

The last tweet he sent seemed ominous:

Christy Mack’s Twitter account indicates she was involved in the incident. She had been promoting an appearance she was scheduled to make at an Art & Ink show at South Point hotel in Las Vegas, but she sent a note on Twitter Friday saying she wouldn’t be able to attend due to a personal emergency:

Another person on Twitter hinted that Mack and War Machine had broken up. War Machine did not take that tweet well:

War Machine tweet

That was sent a few hours before the alleged incident.

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier off air conversation is unreal, must-see TV (Video)

Jon Jones Daniel Cormier

Just in case you had any doubts about whether or not the beef between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were real, watch this video.

Jones and Cormier did an interview on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” earlier this week to promote their upcoming Sept. 27 fight at UFC 178, but the real fireworks came during the off-air portion of their exchange when they were done with their segment.

This video emerged on Friday and it shows the heated, profanity-laced, chilling conversation the two had. It started with Jones calling Cormier a “pu**y,” and Cormier responding by calling Jones fake for trying to play the nice guy in the public eye.

The line of Cormier calling Jones fake continued until Cormier said he wished he could enter Jones’ booth to spit in his face. Though Jones remained calm after that threat, he turned quickly and literally said he would kill Cormier if he spit in his face.

[Also see: Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier fight at press conference (Video)]

This is some of the craziest, realest, wildest video I’ve seen. The language is not safe for work, so the video has been placed below.

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