Virgin Media Announces Deal With Bellator

Good News Irish MMA Fans

Virgin Media just announced today that they have a broadcasting partnership with Bellator ahead of their upcoming London show this weekend.

#BellatorLondon! Live on Virgin Media Sport this Saturday night from 10pm!

Virgin Media confirmed that future Bellator events will be shown on its sport channel, which is great news for Irish MMA fans.

Bellator London takes place Saturday at The SSE Arena. In the Main Event Gegard Mousasi takes on undefeated Rafael Lovato Jr. The main card also features James Gallagher who last fought in Dublin in February and he takes on Jeremiah Labiano. Not to forget the always entertaining Charlie Ward vs Justin Moore. Here is the details of the full main card below.

Bellator 223 Main Event:

Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Lovato Jr.

Bellator 223 Main Card

Paul Daley  vs. Erick Silva
James Gallagher vs. Jeremiah Labiano
Melvin Manhoef vs. Kent Kauppinen
Mike Shipman vs. Costello van Steenis
Fabian Edwards vs. Jonathan Bosuku
Charlie Ward vs. Justin Moore


Alongside the announcement Head of Sport Kieran Holden said:

‘We are excited to enter into partnership with Bellator MMA to bring live coverage of Bellator London’, said Virgin Media Television’s 

Head of Bellator Europe, David Green expressed his excitement about the deal:

‘With such an exciting group of Irish fighters on the Bellator roster at the moment, many of which are competing on the card in London, it was only right that we gave our Irish MMA fans the opportunity to watch the event live’, he continued.

‘I’m delighted that the Irish fans will be able to enjoy the action with us on fight night live from the comfort of their own living rooms.’

What Day & Time is it on?

Bellator London Kicks off 10pm Saturday June 22nd.


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