Bellator on UK tv?

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  1. TinkleMan

    TinkleMan Orange Belt

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    any fellow sherbros in the UK know if we get Bellator on tv? I think it used to be on 5star or some shi t like that.

    you would think channel 5 or itv would snap it up
     
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    No idea. They don't seem to have any consistency of what channel they show it on or what time they show. It's rarely ever live though and can be shown a week later sometimes.
     
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    Watching MMA in the UK is terrible
     
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    I think at some point DAZN will be available in the UK and that’s probably where Bellator will go. I don’t understand why a network like BT Sports wouldn’t try to acquire the rights to broadcast Bellator tho. I feel like ppl would watch and it would be a worthy investment for any sports network.
     
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    skylolow Silver Belt

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    I find it odd that Bellator is pushing into England and Europe yet in England its almost impossible to catch the fights on TV.
     
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    moreorless87 In The Zone

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    Terribly cheap if you have BT broadband, I wonder whether they might try and get Bellator as a replacement when the UFC deal runs out next year?
     
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    Trying to follow Bellator in the U.K. is impossible. Google is my gateway to finding the fights I want to watch.
     
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    The last card they held in the UK was on 5star and it was live. Not too sure about their US events.
     
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    Generally we get delayed coverage of all bellator events about a week later on Spike UK.

    The only exception are uk cards that tend to be live on channel five.
     
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    RDUBYA an oldie but a goodie

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    Not the whole event though?
     
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    Its 5spike they are called and will usually air on Saturday nights either a day or week following the event, if its on Friday it might be on the next night, if they do a double header of Friday & Saturday shows, you might have to wait 2 weeks for the Saturday show

    5star is more for women and 5spike is a more manly channel
     
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    Its on 5-Spike on about a one week delay.

    The UK events they have on the same night but usually on about 2 hour tape delay for some inexplicable reason.

    Theres a chance now that Paramount is in the UK that they will move to Paramount (5, Spike, Paramount all owned by the same people anyway)
     

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