Bellator MMA Returns Friday, Live on Spike!

Jan 29, 2016
(PRESS RELEASE) – SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Bellator MMA is back in action this Friday from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., with a stacked four-fight main card that airs live on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.

During the “Bellator 148: Daley vs. Uhrich” main event, British slugger Paul Daley (37-13-2) returns to action against Andy Uhrich (11-5), while the co-headliner features a rematch pitting Paul Bradley (22-6, 2 NC) against Chris Honeycutt (6-0, 1 NC). Rounding out the Spike-televised main card will be heavyweight Raphael Butler (9-1) going to battle against Tony Johnson (9-2), and Ryan Couture (10-3) taking on Patricky Freire (14-7).

The “Bellator 148: Daley vs. Uhrich” preliminary bouts will stream live on Bellator and The Bellator Mobile App at 5 p.m. PT. Tickets for the event can still be purchased at the Save Mart Center Box Office, as well as Ticketmaster and Bellator.

To be brought up to speed regarding what “Bellator 148: Daley vs. Uhrich” has to offer, check out this nifty digital piece below from the Bellator MMA YouTube channel.

Complete “Bellator 148: Daley vs. Uhrich” Fight Card:

Bellator MMA Welterweight Co-Main Event: Paul Daley (37-13-2) vs. Andy Uhrich (11-5)

Bellator MMA Welterweight Feature Bout: Chris Honeycutt (6-0, 1 NC) vs. Paul Bradley (22-6, 2 NC)

Bellator MMA Lightweight Feature Bout: Ryan Couture (10-3) vs. Patricky Freire (14-7)

Bellator MMA Heavyweight Feature Bout: Raphael Butler (9-1) vs. Tony Johnson (9-2)

Preliminary Card :

Bellator MMA Flyweight Feature Bout: Ilima Macfarlane (2-0) vs. Amber Tackett (1-1)

Bellator MMA Heavyweight Feature Bout: Javy Ayala (8-4) vs. Carl Seumanutafa (9-6)

Bellator MMA Featherweight Feature Bout: Art Arcienega (14-5) vs. Justin Smitley (9-7

Bellator MMA Bantamweight Feature Bout: Paul Ruiz (6-2) vs. Josh San Diego (5-1)

Bellator MMA Flyweight Feature Bout: Matt Perez (1-1) vs. Eugene Cancino (Debut)

Bellator MMA Featherweight Feature Bout: Nick Bustamante (3-0) vs. Te Edwards (2-1)

Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Feature Bout: John Paul Elias (3-0) vs. DeMarco Villalona (1-2)

Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Feature Bout: Jermaine McDermott (1-0) vs. Eric Huggins (1-0)

About Bellator MMA:

Bellator MMA is a leading Mixed Martial Arts organization featuring many of the best fighters in the world. Under the direction of veteran fight promoter Scott Coker, Bellator is available to nearly 500 million homes worldwide in over 140 countries. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike, the MMA television leader. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes 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 Santa Monica, California and owned by entertainment giant Viacom, home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms.

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