Bellator MMA and Spike TV have announced two hours of first-run programming for this coming Friday night, in an attempt to build up the 2015 season opener, which takes place on January 16th.
This Friday at 9pm EST., Spike TV will air “Bellator MMA’s Top 20 Knockouts,” which looks at the top 20 KOs of 2014. That will lead in to “Bellator MMA Presents: 15 Fantastic Finishes,” a special that premieres at 10pm EST., which looks at the best finishes in the entire history of Bellator MMA.
Below is the official press release for this Friday’s specials.
Bellator MMA Top Moments of 2014: Biggest Knockouts
Bellator MMA’s Top 20 Knockouts
Premieres on Spike TV Friday, January 9 at 9:00pm, ET/PT
Spike TV takes a look at the most devastating finishes to have ever occurred inside the Bellator cage in Bellator MMA’s Top 20 Knockouts. From Liam McGeary’s 22 second knock out over Mike Mucitelli to Douglas Lima’s lights-out head-kick over Ben Saunders, to Emanuel Newton’s spinning back fist heard around the world, Bellator’s biggest jaw dropping moments are on display. This hour long special is hosted by Bellator MMA analyst Jimmy Smith.
Bellator MMA Presents: 15 Fantastic Finishes
Premieres on Spike TV Friday, January 9 at 10:00pm, ET/PT
The Bellator cage has been home to some of MMA’s greatest finishes. Spike Sports celebrates 15 of the best in Bellator MMA Presents: 15 Fantastic Finishes. This one hour show features Bellator’s finest fighters pulling off some of the slickest submissions KO’s and TKO’s the sport has ever seen.