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Bellator FC coming in HD starting in September

Mixed Martial Arts fans clamoring to catch Bellator Fighting Championships’ generally epic action in Hi-Def quality are in for a treat…possibly.

According to an official press release, Bellator has partnered with the Viacom-owned EPIX network to simulcast events while they air live on their regular home at MTV2.

“This is the perfect time and the perfect channel to introduce Bellator in high-definition,” said Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney. “EPIX has fantastic programming, tremendous reach and I always find a great movie on their channel. I look forward to continuing our relationship with MTV2 and our new partnership with EPIX to bring the magic of HD to Bellator fans nationwide.”

For cable subscribers who get EPIX, the run of HD programming will start on September 10 with the Season 5 premiere featuring the opening round of the latest welterweight tournament including, Dan Hornbuckle, Brent Weedman, Chris Lozano, Ben Saunders, and others.

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