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Sky Sports to show Bellator?


Bellator have long been criticised for their lack of any TV deal in the UK. Not content with one deal, it seems Bellator could be about to announce two within days of each other.

Yesterday it was announced that at least six Bellator Europe shows will be aired by Channel 5, starting with Saturday’s show in Newcastle. Rumours have started to spread on social media that next weekend’s offering of Michael Venom Page and Paul Daley will be shown by Sky Sports.

The above is from Sky Sports schedule for February 17th and would suggest Sky Sports are in the world of MMA.

With MMA now confirmed for Channel 5, BT Sports and now it seems Sky Sports has there ever been a better time for UK MMA fans?

Added to the above coverage, UFC Fight Pass will show Cage Warriors and BBC iPlayer have a highlights show of Clan Wars, it now seems a distant memory from when it was announced Eleven Sports had won the rights to the UFC and there was widespread condemnation from UK MMA fans, we now will have access to more MMA than ever before.



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8 Comments

  • Dave Kesic
    09/02/2019 at 11:09 pm

    Who’s ever one got

  • Joseph Mills
    08/02/2019 at 9:28 pm

    Hold on so this big announcement to get fans to be able to watch it live involves a channel most of us havent got.more brilliant decisions by bellator.thus is worse than tge peppa tge pig fiasco .so can people still watch tge event on spike or whtever(those who HAVENT got sky sports)

  • Chris Simpkin
    08/02/2019 at 10:27 am

    I thought they just announced it was live on channel5??

  • Andy Haylock
    08/02/2019 at 10:19 am

    This should of been in the UK!

  • Danny Curran
    08/02/2019 at 9:15 am

    Tom Boon big step up from Channel 5 haha

  • Scott Swindlehurst
    08/02/2019 at 8:10 am

    Where was the big company’s when Bisping and Till where on the verge of glory, neither bbc or sky was intrested,

  • Riccardo Binanti
    08/02/2019 at 1:59 am

    This will be good.

  • Michael Hollingworth
    07/02/2019 at 11:02 pm

    Hope Montel Vontavious Porter does better than CMB