Spike.com to stream LIVE fights at 7 p.m. ET / MTV2-EPIX2 broadcast at 8 p.m. ET Friday
Atlantic City, New Jersey. (April 12, 2012) —The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator 65 will take place THURSDAY at 5:00 P.M. EST inside the Lobby of Caesars Atlantic City, located at 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Bellator 65 will take place at Boardwalk Hall on Friday, April 13th with the first fight taking place at 6 p.m. ET and streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 8 p.m. ET and will air LIVE on MTV2 and in commercial-free HD on EPIX2.
All participants from Friday night’s event will be on hand, including Bellator Bantamweight Champion Zach Makovsky as well as challenger Eduardo Dantas. Additionally, featherweight tournament semifinalists Daniel Straus and Mike Corey, as well as bantamweight tournament quarterfinalists Alexis Vila, Luis Nogueira, Ed West and Marcos Galvao will be in attendance.
The event will be emceed by Bellator cage announcer Michael C. Williams and Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith.
As always the weigh-in is open to both the public and media.
If you are not able to attend the official weigh-in/pre-fight conference for Bellator Fighting Championship’s Friday event, you can catch all the action LIVE at www.Bellator.com. The entire weigh-in/pre-fight press conference for Bellator 65 will be streaming LIVE at 5:00 P.M. EST.
The full fight card for Bellator 65 is below:
Bantamweight Championship Fight: Zach Makovsky (14-2) vs. Eduardo Dantas (13-2)
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Daniel Straus (18-4) vs. Mike Corey (12-2-1)
Bantamweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Ed West (17-6) vs. Marcos Galvao (10-5-1)
Bantamweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Alexis Vila (11-1) vs. Luis Nogueira (12-2)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Mikhail Malyutin (21-9) vs. E.J. Brooks (5-0)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Lyman Good (11-2) vs. LeVon Maynard (12-8)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Kris McCray (7-3) vs. Ailton Barbosa (10-3)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Scott Heckman (9-3) vs. Lester Caslow (7-6)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Plinio Cruz (5-4) vs. Duane Bastress (4-1)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Kenny Foster (9-6) vs. Jay Haas (10-8)
About Bellator Fighting Championships
Bellator Fighting Championships is a Mixed Martial Arts promotional company headquartered in Chicago. Bellator’s founder/CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment professional with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator Fighting Championships’ executive team is comprised of top industry professionals in the areas of live event production, television production, fighter relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations.