Bellator is back with another promising fight card for its fans as the promotion is set to close this year on a high. The Bellator 289 will go down under at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on Friday, December 9. The event will be headlined by the grudge match between Raufeon Stots and Danny Sabatello. The duo will square off in the Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix semi-final for the interim 135-pound title.
Viewing Information For Bellator 289
Date: Friday, December 9
Start Time: Prelims – 5:25 p.m. ET | Main Card – 9 p.m. ET
Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena, Montville, Connecticut
TV Channel: SHOWTIME, BBC
Live Streams: Watch Here
Heading into the bout, both fighters are in great winning form as Stots has won all of his last 10 fights while Sabatello is also not very behind as he is enjoying a 7-win streak in all competitions. Sabatello scored a bone-chilling head kick knock out of Juan Archuleta at Bellator 279 which ultimately set up a semi-final bout with Stots. Both fighters have been involved in a war of words prior to the fight and it seems like both are adamant about what has been said so far. The pair has openly expressed hatred for each other and cometh Friday night, they will let their hands fly to earn that victory at any cost.
In the co-main event of the evening, Liz Carmouche will defend her Flyweight Championship against the former champ, Juliana Velasquez. Carmouche got her hands on the belt after stopping Velasquez at Bellator 278. Both women immediately agreed to run it back after the fight. Carmouche wants to end this story once and for all and prove that it was no fluke the first time. While Velasquez has revenge on her mind. It’s all going down the wire.
Here is all you need to know about the Bellator 289 featuring Stots vs Sabatello in the headliner.
How to watch Bellator 289 Stots vs Sabatello live online?
MMA fans in the United States are in for another treat as the Bellator 289 will be streamed live on Showtime in the United States. After getting access to Showtime, you will be able to stream the event on different cord-cutting sources. The notable ones include Sling Tv, Hulu+, Direct TV, and more.
While the fight fans living in England and the associate countries will have to tune into BBC iPlayer to watch the whole event live online. BBC has been home to all the MMA fights in the UK.
The link to the following sites is given below.
Bellator 289 Start Time, Main event, Venue
On Friday, December 9, Bellator 289 will be live from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT with the event starting from preliminary at 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT live stream on YouTube. The main event is expected to start at 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT but will be subject to change depending on the length of the undercard.
Bellator 289 Fight Card
- Raufeon Stots vs. Danny Sabatello – Stots’s interim Bellator bantamweight title, bantamweight Grand Prix semi-final
- Liz Carmouche vs. Juliana Velasquez – Carmouche’s Bellator flyweight title
- Patchy Mix vs. Magomed Magomedov – Bellator bantamweight Grand Prix semi-final
- Dalton Rosta vs. Anthony Adams
- Denise Kielholtz vs. Ilara Joanne
- Cody Law vs. Cris Lencioni
- Kyle Crutchmer vs. Jaleel Willis
- Kai Kamaka vs. Kevin Boehm
- Mark Lemminger vs. Michael Lombardo
- Pat Downey vs. Christian Echols
- Cass Bell vs. Jared Scoggins