While Bellator Fighting Championships’ season-four move to MTV2 has been well-publicized, the promotion’s new broadcast home won’t be the only MTV channel to feature the fight promotion’s content.
Bellator officials today announced that MTV’s Tr3s channel will also carry Bellator’s season-four events.
While Bellator’s live events will air on Saturday nights, Tr3s will feature full Spanish-language broadcasts each Sunday evening.
Of course, Bellator has its roots set in the Spanish-speaking community. The company’s first season ran only on the Spanish-language ESPN Deportes channel. The company expanded to both English and Spanish live broadcasts for season two, but Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney said the company isn’t forgetting where it started.
“Bellator has been committed to providing the most exciting, electrifying and entertaining MMA events to our Latino fans since our premiere in 2009,” Rebney stated. “With a collection of the finest Latino MMA fighters in the world, Bellator season four on Tr3s will be spectacular.”
According to the channel’s officials, “Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más” is owned and operated by MTV Networks Latin America and reaches 6.3 million Hispanic TV households (which represents 49 percent of total Hispanic households in the U.S.) and 35 million total TV households.
“The Latino audience has been passionately following the Bellator Fighting Championships since its inception, and we are absolutely thrilled to serve as the platform for the Spanish-language transmission of their fights,” Tr3s executive Charlie Singer stated.
Bellator’s fourth season, which kicks off March 5, features eight-man tourneys in the featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and light-heavyweight divisions. Each winner gets $100,000 in total pay and a guaranteed title shot.
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