Bellator Fighting Championships Debuts on MTV2 This Saturday at 9PM ET/PT

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 1st, 2011

Bellator Fighting Championships

Bellator Fighting Championships’ highly anticipated fourth season will premiere this Saturday on MTV2 beginning at 9PM ET/PT. Bellator 35 takes place inside the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore, California and features the quarterfinals of their Welterweight Tournament.

“We’re thrilled to have both our English and Spanish language broadcast teams back in place for the coming years,” said Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney. “With their wealth of experience, knowledge of the game and excitement for MMA – I truly believe that we have the best broadcast team in the sport”

MTV2’s telecast will feature Sean Wheelock as the play-by-play announcer and Jimmy Smith will serve as the color commentator. A Spanish-language telecast will air on MTV Tr3s on Sunday at 8pm ET/PT. Their telecast team will include George X and Manny Rodriguez.

Bellator fights will air weekly on MTV2 and feature contest from venues around the country. This season will include a featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and light heavyweight tournament, with fights airing every Saturday night for 12 weeks on MTV2.

Bellator on Tr3s will air every Sunday, following the MTV2 telecast at 8PM ET/PT.

Bellator 35 Fight Card:

Rick Hawn vs. Jim Wallhead

Jay Hieron vs. Anthony Lapsley

Chris Lozano vs. Lyman Good

Brent Weedman vs. Dan Hornbuckle.

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