The organization today announced it has signed Martin Stapleton, Rob Sinclair and Paul Sass to long-term contracts, though terms of the deals weren't disclosed. Debut dates also haven't been announced, though tournament entries are possible.
According to the head of the company, this is likely a play to get Bellator on U.K. television.
"Our talent development team does the best job in MMA by bringing hugely talented fighters to Bellator from around the globe," Bellator CEO and Chairman Bjorn Rebney stated. "The No. 1 question I get from fans is, 'When will a U.K. television deal be completed with Bellator?' With these three signings, along with a roster already featuring the likes of Paul 'Semtex' Daley, Ronnie Mann and Michael Page, we are setting the table for making Bellator an every week televised occurrence in the U.K."