Bellator 81 Marks Promotion’s First Trip to Rhode Island


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

Bellator LogoBellator Fighting Championships will make its “Ocean State” debut as the promotion travels to Rhode Island on Nov. 16 for Bellator 81. It will air live on MTV2, in Spanish language on mun2, and in commercial free HD on EPIX from The University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center.

Tickets for Bellator 81 will be on sale beginning Sept. 7. Tickets will be available at www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000, or at the Ryan Center Box Office.

“The Ryan Center is an incredible arena that should play host to a great night of fights,” said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. “The Northeast has always treated Bellator well, and I’m excited for the opportunity to bring Bellator to Rhode Island on Nov. 16.”

No bouts have yet been announced for Bellator 81.

Bellator’s seventh season will feature tournaments in the featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and heavyweight divisions.

Starting in January, Bellator will move over to Spike TV, which is available in over 100 million homes nationwide in the U.S.

view original article >>

Related News

  • 25 days ago
  • 89 views

American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu standouts Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader sign multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships. Legacy Fighting President Mick Maynard has confirmed that American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champions Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader has signed multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships and make their debuts on September 26 at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the LFC 35 fight card. Rafeal Lovato Jr. announced about a month ago that he was se read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 20 views

On Friday, officials from Cage Fury Fighting Championships announced a deal that would merge the promotion with Pennsylvania-based Xtreme Fight Events. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 26 views

On Friday, officials from Cage Fury Fighting Championships announced a deal that would merge the promotion with Pennsylvania-based Xtreme Fight Events. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 40 views

Bellator's season 11 debut includes the Pat Curran/Patricio Pitbull rematch, plus the debut of former Strikeforce heavyweight Bobby Lashley. Bellator 123 is going head-to-head with UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi in Connecticut, with both cards just minutes away from each other. The UFC has already announced the bulk of their card, and today Bellator came out with their plans for their season 11 premiere on September 5th. While it was known that Pat Curran would rematch Patricio Pitbull for read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 102 views

Sherdog.com reports from the Ocean Center in Daytona, Fla., with live World Series of Fighting 11 results and play-by-play. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 35 views

MMA Fighting has WSOF 11 results fo the Gaethje vs. Newell fight card July 5 at the Ocean Center in Daytona, Fla.Justin Gaethje will defend his WSOF lightweight title against Nick Newell in the main event. Also on the main card, UFC veteranMelvin Guillard will make his WSOF debut.Check out the WSOF 11 results below.Main card (NBC at 4 p.m. ET)Justin Gaethje vs. Nick NewellJon Fitch vs. Dennis HallmanJZ Cavalcante vs. Melvin GuillardCody Bollinger vs. Pablo AlfonsoUndercard (Watch live on MMA Fig read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 25 views

World Series of Fighting president and founder, Ray Sefo discusses how the organization was born, deal with NBC, co-promotion and future. Tonight, NBC will be host to its very first primetime television MMA card. The World Series of Fighting has come a long way in just a little over two years, and are realizing their vision for a bright future with their 11th card. The Independence Day weekend has historically been a big one in general for MMA, and this one promises to keep in that tradition. If read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 29 views

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) makes its NBC Network debut with a few afternoon beatdowns, including a lightweight title fight at WSOF 11: "Gaethje vs. Newell," which goes down TODAY (Sat., July 5, 2014) live from inside Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Get complete, official results, LIVE updates and real-time coverage RIGHT HERE. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) returns with its most important show yet, including the promotion's biggest title fight to date at WSOF 11: "Gaethje vs. Newel read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 64 views

World Series of Fighting has their network debut on NBC with a card that features a title fight for its lightweight title. Champion Justin Gaethje puts his title for grabs against Nick Newell while UFC castoff Melvin Guillard make his organizational debut against Gesias Cavalcante. UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Dennis Hallman also do battle in a catchweight fight. Will Newell make history or is Gaethje's roll through the division set to continue? I answer these questions and more with my prediction read news >>