Beginning with the upcoming 2013 Summer Series, Bellator can now be seen live in England. It will air on VIVA, which is run by Viacom. Bellator and their American cable channel provider Spike TV are also owned by Viacom. the first event is Bellator 96 on Wednesday, June 19.
“We are thrilled to finally bring the pure excitement of Bellator MMA to the legions of dedicated and knowledgeable mixed martial arts fans in the U.K.,” said Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney. “Our long awaited expansion into the U.K., one of the world’s MMA hot beds further illustrates our continued ascension in the MMA world.”