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