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  • 3 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships' move from MTV2 to the higher-profile Spike TV is a foregone conclusion. That's how a couple of industry executives recently characterized the situation to MMAjunkie.com. As one source put it: "It's going to happen. It's not 'if' but 'when.' Throw 'if' out the window. The only question is if it's next year or the year after." read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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As expected, Bellator MMA is restructuring its format next year to focus on superfights and “tentpole” events rather than tournaments, the promotion’s new president, Scott Coker, today told MMAjunkie.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships may not be officially moving to Spike TV until 2013, but the plans and preparations are already in motion for the MMA promotion to land on the network. Spike TV officials, as well as the marketing department and the public relations staff, have been hard at work getting Bellator branded before they debut there in eight months. The relationship has already started to flourish and according to Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, they couldn’t be happier to be involved with t read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships may not be officially moving to Spike TV until 2013, but the plans and preparations are already in motion for the MMA promotion to land on the network. Spike TV officials, as well as the marketing department and the public relations staff, have been hard at work getting Bellator branded before they debut there in eight months. The relationship has already started to flourish and according to Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, they couldn’t be happier to be involved with t read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships may not be officially moving to Spike TV until 2013, but the plans and preparations are already in motion for the MMA promotion to land on the network. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Viacom has acquired Bellator Fighting Championships, and Spike TV will begin airing the promotion's events in 2013. That's the according to company executives who spoke to "USA Today." Spike TV president Kevin Kay told the outlet that the acquisition allows Spike TV to "become owners as opposed to renters" of MMA content. This is the final year the cable station will air live UFC events after a seven-year run. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney insists that his relationship with Spike TV is that of advisor, not a possible television partner. Media giant Viacom owns Spike and MTV2, Bellator's current TV home. Although Spike today cut ties with the UFC, Rebney insists his promotion isn't lying in wait. "At this stage, the only group that we're working with that are actually putting fights on with Bellator is MTV2, and they've been doing an amazing job," Rebney today told MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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The British are coming... to the Mohegan Sun Arena on February 27th! Emanuel Newton defends his light heavyweight title against the undefeated Liam McGeary in the night's main event on Spike TV. "The British are coming!" They're coming to Connecticut, actually, and they're prepared to wage all out war inside the confines of a Bellator MMA cage. Bellator 134 "British Invasion" takes place this Friday (Feb. 27, 2015) at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. A full slate of five fights read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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As part of the network's new "Friday Night Lights Out" promotion focused on combat sports, a new program called "Premier Boxing Champions" is launching on March 13th. The boxing and MMA worlds are about to collide again, and we're not talking about a rematch between James Toney and Randy Couture. Spike TV recently announced a new concept called "Friday Night Lights Out" with a slate of combat sports programming every week on Friday nights -- including Bellator MMA cards -- on a recurring basis. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Bellator's more pedestrian Friday night show returns to Spike TV tonight, this time with a slugfest between two middleweights in the main event. The card also features the return of top talent Pat Curran against tournament champion Daniel Weichel and blue-chip prospect Chris Honeycutt. What: Bellator 133: Shlemenko vs. Manhoef Where: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California When: Friday, the preliminary card starts at 8 p.m. ET on Spike.com/MMA Fighting. The four-fight main card starts on Spike TV a read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Tonight's main card on Spike TV includes Melvin Manhoef vs. Alexander Shlemenko, Pat Curran vs. Daniel Weichel, and the promotional debut of Julia Budd. Real-time results begin with Spike.com "prelim" fights at 7 p.m. ET right here! Bellator 133: "Manhoef vs. Shlemenko" takes place TONIGHT (Fri., Feb. 13, 2015) at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. It's the second of Bellator MMA's new format of monthly shows, as "seasons" and "tournaments" are now a bygone era for the promotion. The ma read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Who will rebound from their last Bellator loss, Melvin Manhoef or Alexander Shlemenko? Who is a future featherweight contender, former champion Pat Curran or the streaking Daniel Weichel? This Friday night (Feb. 13, 2015) Bellator MMA holds its second card of 2015, featuring two bouts that could determine future title contenders along with a much-anticipated featherweight debut. Alexander Shlemenko found his way back into the win column back home in mother Russia, but he's still coming off two t read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Spike TV President Kevin Kay has a little message for UFC fanboys heading into the Bellator 133 mixed martial arts (MMA) event this Friday night (Feb. 13, 2015) inside the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Bellator is NOT the minor leagues, despite the frequent reference point by attorneys during the preliminary stages of the recent UFC lawsuit (more on that here). "That's just lawyers talking," Kay told MMA Fighting. "They have to position stuff a certain way. We're right on an even footi read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The antitrust lawsuit filed against the UFC refers to the other MMA organizations in the United States, namely Bellator, as minor leagues. Spike TV president Kevin Kay takes umbrage with that depiction. "I don't think we're a minor league at all," Kay told MMAFighting.com recently at an event to promote Premier Boxing Champions on Spike. "That's just lawyers talking. They have to position stuff a certain way." Bellator airs on Kay's Spike TV and is owned by Viacom, the parent company of both ent read news >>

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