List of Current Bellator MMA Champions in 2024

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Bellator MMA is one of the biggest MMA promotions and has a roster full of talented fighters. As the promotion continues to grow, it’s essential to stay updated on the current champions who hold the coveted belts in each weight division. From the heavy hitters in the heavyweight division to the lightning-fast flyweights, Bellator boasts a roster of impressive champions and titleholders who have proven their dominance inside the cage.

Heavyweight Champion: Ryan Bader


Ryan Bader Champions
  • Date Won: January 26, 2019
  • Event: Bellator 214
  • Match: Fedor Emelianenko
  • Defenses: 4
  • Days Held: 1898+
  • Note: Ryan Bader won the vacant Heavyweight title by beating Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 214. He also unified the titles at Bellator 261 by beating interim champion Valentin Moldavsky.

Light Heavyweight Champion: Vacant


Middleweight Champion: Johnny Eblen


Johnny Eblen Champions
  • Date Won: June 24, 2022
  • Event: Bellator 282
  • Match: Gegard Mousasi
  • Defenses: 1
  • Days Held: 653+

Welterweight Champion: Jason Jackson


  • Date Won: November 17, 2023
  • Event: Bellator 301
  • Match: Yaroslav Amosov
  • Defenses: 0
  • Days Held: 142+

Lightweight Champion: Usman Nurmagomedov


Usman Nurmagomedov Champions
  • Date Won: November 18, 2022
  • Event: Bellator 288
  • Match: Patricky Pitbull
  • Defenses: 1
  • Days Held: 506+

Featherweight Champion: Patrício Pitbull


Patrício Pitbull Champions
  • Date Won: April 15, 2022
  • Event: Bellator 277
  • Match: A. J. McKee
  • Defenses: 1
  • Days Held: 723+

Bantamweight Champion: Patchy Mix


Patchy Mix
  • Date Won: November 17, 2023
  • Event: Bellator 301
  • Match: Sergio Pettis
  • Defenses: 0
  • Days Held: 142+

Women’s Featherweight Champion: Cris Cyborg


Cris Cyborg Champions
  • Date Won: January 25, 2020
  • Event: Bellator 238
  • Match: Julia Budd
  • Defenses: 4
  • Days Held: 1534+

Women’s Flyweight Champion: Liz Carmouche


Liz Carmouche Champions
  • Date Won: April 22, 2022
  • Event: Bellator 278
  • Match: Juliana Velasquez
  • Defenses: 2
  • Days Held: 726+

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