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'Countdown to Bellator 170: Ortiz vs. Sonnen' debuts Friday on Spike

Ahead of one of the biggest main events in its history, Bellator will preview its next show on Friday with the debut of “Countdown to Bellator 170: Ortiz vs. Sonnen” on Spike.

The one-hour special previews the card’s light-heavyweight headliner between former UFC champion and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz (18-12-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) and three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen (29-14-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA).

Ortiz fights for what he says is the final time before retirement. Sonnen makes his Bellator debut and fights for the first time since November 2013.

“Countdown to Bellator 170” airs Friday at 11:15 p.m. ET/PT on Spike. Check your local listings for replays.

Bellator 170 takes place Jan. 21 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The main card airs on Spike following prelims on MMAjunkie.

The full Bellator 170 card includes:

MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET)

  • Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen
  • Paul Daley vs. Brennan Ward
  • Ralek Gracie vs. Hisaki Kato
  • Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Emmanuel Sanchez
  • Derek Anderson vs. Derek Campos

PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie, 6:30 p.m. ET)

  • Chinzo Machida vs. Jamar Ocampo
  • Dave Cryer vs. Jack May
  • Cody Bollinger vs. Henry Corrales
  • Keith Berry vs. Kevin Casey
  • John Mercurio vs. Guilherme Vasconcelos
  • Gabriel Green vs. Jalin Turner
  • Christian Gonzalez vs. Daniel Rodriguez
  • Ian Butler vs. Jacob Rosales
  • Johnny Cisneros vs. Curtis Millender
  • Tommy Aaron vs. Mike Segura
  • James Barnes vs. Rob Gooch
  • Rebecca Ruth vs. Colleen Schneider

For more on Bellator 170, check out the UFC Rumors section of MMAjunkie.

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