Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 107 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. 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. Bellator’s core philosophy is 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 subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. (Source: Spike TV)
The British are coming! Bellator MMA is live from Mohegan Sun as light heavyweight world champion Emmanuel Newton defends his belt against the U.K.'s Liam McGeary.
Bellator 133 is a Middleweight fight between Alexander "The Siberian Striker" Shlemenko (51-9-0, 29KO's) from Omsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union fighting out of Lake Forest, California taking on Melvin "No Mercy" Manhoef (29-12-1, 27KO's) from Paramaribo, Suriname fighting out of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The scheduled undercard bouts are as follows:
Featherweight: Daniel Weichel vs. Pat Curran
Welterweight: Chris Honeycutt vs. Clayton MacFarlane
Women's Featherweight: Gabrielle Halloway vs. Julia Budd
There are also 8 other undercard bouts that can only be watched on Spike.com.