via press release:
|mun2 PRESENTS BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS WELTERWEIGHT QUARTERFINALS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WITH HEADLINE BOUT JIM ‘JUDO’ WALLHEAD VS. LYMAN GOOD
Weekly MMA Series to Broadcast from Caesars, Atlantic City; Live to East Coast
|UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – September 26, 2012 — mun2, the leading Hispanic cable network for young adults 18-34, will present Bellator Fighting Championships 74 and Welterweight quarterfinals live to the East Coast on Friday, September 28 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. EST and at 9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. PST to the West Coast. Originating from Caesars in Atlantic City, Bellator will feature a fight card that will feature the headline fight of the U.K’s Jim “Judo” Wallhead vs. New Yorker Lyman Good. The weekly Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) championship series will also feature Welterweight matches of Nordine Taleb vs. Marius Zaromskis, Andrey Koreshkov vs. Jordan Smith, and Tim Welch vs. Michail Tsarev.
Bellator Fighting Championship is the world’s leading MMA tournament-based fight series with mun2 as the exclusive Spanish-language broadcast partner. The mun2 broadcast is anchored by the Spanish-language commentating team of George X and Manny Rodriguez, one of MMA’s most trusted teams who have announced every Bellator fighting event since its debut in 2009. George and Manny’s unique style utilize engaging delivery and knowledge of the sport and its athletes.
Season seven will culminate in December with the title championships in the featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and heavyweight divisions.
For more information, visit mun2.tv and Bellator.com. Follow mun2 and Bellator on Twitter @mun2, @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney. On Facebook go to http://www.facebook.com/mun2 and http://www.facebook.com/Bellator
Bellator Fighting Championships is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on MTV2, mun2, and in commercial-free HD on EPIX. Starting in January of 2013 Bellator will be broadcast on MMA television leader, Spike TV. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top athletes. Bellator’s founder &CEO, Bjorn Rebney, an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes, believed that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the political/subjective side of fighting sports. Bellator Fighting Championships’ executive team is comprised of top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Southern, California.