Bellator Moving to Three-Hour Shows with 2013 Move to Spike TV
by Shawn M. Smith on March 28, 2012

In an interview with USA Today, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney laid out the organization’s future plans that will coincide with the company’s move to Spike TV in January 2013. With move, Bellator Fighting Championships will now extend their main card coverage from two to three hours, allowing them to move more quickly through their tournaments and “loading up” more title shots during the season.

In his statement to USA Today:

“It’ll eliminate the need for the superfight because we’re going to be able to get six tournaments running simultaneously per season. You’ll get that consistent repetition of having the number one challenger earn the right to fight our champion.”



Tags: ,



Source: USA Today

Related Mixed Martial Arts Articles

more articles »

Corey Anderson Gets Third Opponent For UFC 181

Matt Wiman Explains Why He Doesn't Have Any Sponsors

UFC Fight Night 57 Draws 903,000 Viewers Despite Being Booked Opposite Pacquiao/Algieri Fight

Will Brooks Defeated Michael Chandler With Torn Hamstring

Shawn M. Smith

view profile »

Featured Poll

Sorry, there are no polls available at the moment.

Recent Comments

Search Pulse

Author:

Zone:

Category: