Bellator Fighting Championships will make their long-awaited programming debut on Spike TV this evening (Thursday, Jan. 3) at 10 p.m. ET with Bellator 360, a Spike original series highlighting the biggest fights in Bellator history and previewing upcoming Bellator title fights.
Bellator 360’s first hour-long episode will focus on undefeated Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler‘s road to the championship and his upcoming January 17 title defense against 2004 Olympic judoka Rick Hawn.
Immediately following the Bellator 360 debut episode tonight at 10 p.m. ET, a second brand new hour-long episode will air at 11 p.m. EST featuring a profile of Russian striker Alexander Shlemenko and Brazilian knockout artist Maiquel Falcao, as they prepare for their February 7 middleweight title bout.
Next Thursday, January 10 will also feature back-to-back installments of Bellator 360 with a profile of undefeated Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren and a preview of the upcoming featherweight title bout between champion Pat Curran and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire.