Following Bellator 78, CEO Bjorn Rebney talked one-on-one with MMAWeekly.com to break down the event, and also talk about negotiations with Eddie Alvarez and response to the recent threat by FX executives.

Rebney details the ongoing contract talks with former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and how he plans to have something finished in the next few days whether he re-signs with the promotion or not.

The Bellator CEO also responds to the recent threat from FX executives who warned “Spike TV should watch their ass” when speaking about the new programming deal that picks up in 2013.

Check out this exclusive video interview with Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney:

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