Bellator Fighting Championships returns for what appears to be their last season on MTV2 before moving to Spike TV. The seventh season kicks off with Bellator 74, which takes place Sept. 28 at Caesars Atlantic City.
Bellator Fighting Championships will bring its special brand of tournament mixed martial arts to Rhode Island for the very first time on Friday, Nov. 16.
ProMMAnow.com talks with Bellator’s front man about the Viacom purchase, moving to Friday nights for season six, moving to Spike TV in 2013, Spike TV counter-programming the UFC and much much more.
USA Today has reported that media giant Viacom, the parent company of MTV Networks, has purchased a majority stake in Bellator Fighting Championships. The promotion has been airing on MTV2 and is expected to move to Spike TV in 2013.
CHICAGO, Ill. (Oct. 1, 2011) — Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that undefeated Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren will put his title on the line against Season 4 Tournament winner Jay Hieron on October 29 at Bellator 56 from Memorial Hall in Kansas City. Bellator 56 will also host the Season 5 Heavyweight Tournament Semifinals … Read more
Bellator 51 kicks off the promotion’s bantamweight tournament. Featherweight champion Joe Warren, former WEC champion Chase Beebe and a pair of Brazilian prospects will be looking to earn a shot at the Bellator title.