Mousasi vs. Lovato Not Airing On Paramount Network Or DAZN • MMA News


Mousasi vs. Lovato Not Airing On Paramount Network Or DAZN • MMA News

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If you were expecting to see the middleweight title clash between champion Gegard Mousasi and Rafael Lovato Jr. on the Paramount Network and DAZN, think again.

Bellator is splitting the broadcast for their event in London. The Bellator app will be airing three fights live dubbed, “Bellator London.” Five other fights on the card will air via tape delay on Paramount Network and DAZN dubbed, “Bellator 223.”

Bellator London/223 Broadcast Plans Revealed

Bellator has issued a press release revealing the U.S. broadcast plans for this Saturday night’s (June 19) card. Peep those plans below:

Bellator London (Live on the Bellator app)

5 p.m. ET/4 p.m. CT

Middleweight World Title Main Event: Gegard Mousasi (45-6-2) vs. Rafael Lovato Jr. (9-0)

Light Heavyweight Bout: Melvin Manhoef (30-14-1, 2 NC) vs. Kent Kauppinen (11-4)

160-lb. Catchweight Bout: Aaron Chalmers (4-1) vs. Fred Freeman (2-2)

Bellator 223: Daley vs Silva – Paramount Network broadcast (Delayed & simulcast on DAZN)

9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT

Welterweight Feature Bout: Paul Daley (40-17-2) vs. Erick Silva (20-10, 1 NC)

140-lb. Catchweight Bout: James Gallagher (8-1) vs. Jeremiah Labiano (12-6).

Middleweight Bout: Fabian Edwards (7-0) vs. Jonathan Bosuku (7-4)

Middleweight Bout: Mike Shipman (13-1) vs. Costello van Steenis (11-1)

Middleweight Bout: Charlie Ward (6-3) vs. Justin Moore (7-3)

Join MMA News this weekend for live coverage of Bellator London/223.


  1. being i pay for DAZN and im not gonna see certain fights because of that, hmm, i may stop paying….im assuming that this happened because it was over seas, but how do i know at this point, this could be a price thing, like UFC, at this point! When DAZN goes up, doubling in price, in the next year, i may be gone!! a few boxing matches a year may not be reason enough to stick around, ill have to wait til cable TV is completely done! we are getting there!!! but to pay $20 for a few complete Bellator cards and a couple to 5 boxing matches i wanna see, hmm, not sure its worth it! thats $240 a year! sure, i can afford that, but to miss the main event and see a few fights im settling for because im predominately an MMA fan, nope! i pay far less than that for a TV station that i watch several shows on!! These orgs are getting greedy!

    • But, at this point, how do they do it?? Bellator is owned by Viacom and doesnt need money, but the greed is cranking up a notch! a LOT of fighters have come over to Bellator and theyve grown since Coker has arrived years back, so im hoping they keep the majority of these cards on sites like DAZN, ….i undersdtand Viacom didnt hire Scott to be a manager and/or fight maker but a president!!! And i can see that happening, hes done a great job so far! i hope this type of thing with the LONDON card doesnt make a statement for the rest of the cards going forward…i hope, we will see!

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