Sunday, October 17, 2021
TagsSpike

Spike

00:03:22

Bellator 185 Ratings: Gegard Mousasi-Alexander Shlemenko Peaks at 792,000

Spike released the ratings for Bellator 185, which took place this past Friday night and featured the promotional debut of Gegard Mousasi. Mousasi defeated Alexander Shlemenko in the main event. According to a release, the card was viewed by an average of 523,000 fans, peaking at 792,000. Bellator returns next...
00:00:31

Promo: Bellator 186 Featuring Ryan Bader vs. Linton Vassell

Bellator has put together a top-notch promo for the upcoming Bellator 186 event. The card features Ryan Bader defending his light heavyweight title against Linton Vassell in the main event on November 3 from the Bryce Jordan Center on the campus of Penn State University. The main card airs live...
00:00:54

Bellator 189 to Feature Female Champion Julia Budd vs. Arlene Blencowe

Julia Budd and Arlene Blencowe will headline Bellator 189 later this year, officials announced Friday night. Budd (10-2) will be seeking revenge for a loss to Blencowe (10-6) at Bellator 162. To date, the former Strikeforce fighter is the only person to hold the female featherweight title. During her career,...
00:01:41

Bellator 188: Kickboxing Champion Denise Kielholtz Meets Jessica Middleton

Denise Kielholtz, a champion under the Bellator kickboxing banner, will make her Bellator MMA debut this November. Kielholtz has agreed to face Jessica Middleton at Bellator 188 in a flyweight contest. Kielholtz, a 28-year-old from the Netherlands, lost her only other MMA bout to Juliete de Souza Silva via armbar...
00:02:32

Bellator 178: Patricio ‘Pitbull’s’ Title-Winning Performance Draws Strong Ratings

Bellator 178 came back strong in the ratings department, as the recent event drew over a million viewers during the peak moment. The card, which took place this past Friday night and aired live on Spike, featured Patricio "Pitbull" Freire defeating Daniel Straus to become the new Bellator featherweight champion. It...

Bellator 177 Weigh-In Results: Championship Match Called Off

Due to Leandro Higo coming in well-over the bantamweight limit, much less one for a title fight, the planned Bellator 177 main event will no longer be for the championship. Higo weighed in at 139 pounds Thursday in Budapest, Hungary. Eduardo Dantas, the reigning Bellator bantamweight champion, was under the...
00:03:01

Leandro Higo Ready for Bellator’s big Stage vs. Eduardo Dantas

With 17 wins in 19 pro fights, Leandro Higo is definitely worthy of a spot on the Bellator MMA roster. The 28-year-old Brazilian will get to do just that this Friday, but in a title fight on Spike. Higo (17-2) challenges Eduardo Dantas, stepping in as a replacement to main event...
00:01:22

Bellator 175: Why You Should Watch “Rampage vs. King Mo 2” (Editorial)

Tonight's Bellator 175 card doesn't have a key title fight or even a true No. 1 contender match attached to it. Instead, officials with the promotion are hoping that the past can ignite strong ratings for Spike. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal called each other out for years...

Viacom Set to Rebrand Spike as Paramount Network in Early 2018

Viacom has some big changes in store for 2018. The broadcasting and cable juggernaut will be rebranding Spike, the home of Bellator MMA. Spike will transform into the Paramount Network. The move is set to be in full effect early next year. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish made the announcement this...

Bellator 163: Don’t Sleep On Liam McGeary-Phil Davis (Editorial)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ECC654aIxg We've had a bit of a break from MMA here recently, but starting Friday night, it's back to the grind. First up is Bellator 163 with a main event between light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary and top contender Phil Davis. The bout airs on Spike from the Mohegan Sun Arena...

Bellator Kickboxing To Debut On April 16 On Spike TV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1oBhSq0xEA Today in Houston, Texas as part of the festivities leading into tomorrow night's Bellator MMA card, Bellator president Scott Coker announced that they will be launching a sub-brand, Bellator Kickboxing. Coker, of course, was a kickboxing promoter for decades before he ever got into MMA promotion. That's why you...