Corey Anderson and Karl Moore battle for vacant Bellator Light Heavyweight World Title

  • Start Time: Prelims at 12 PM EST (5 PM GMT), Main Card at 3 PM EST (8 PM GMT)
  • Streaming: Virgin Media Extra One (Prelims) & Virgin Media Three (Main Card)
  • Venue: SSE Arena, Belfast, and various locations
  • Early Card begins LIVE on MAX in the US at 1:00 PM ET, DAZN in the UK and Virgin Media in the Republic of Ireland, starting 5:00 PM GMT

Patricio Pitbull defends PFL Featherweight Championship against Jeremy Kennedy

Tonight, the Bellator MMA battlefield is set ablaze as the first-ever Bellator Champions Series, orchestrated by The Professional Fighters League (PFL), kicks off in Belfast’s SSE Arena. This evening’s lineup is packed with ferocity, showcasing two world title clashes and a roster of fighters ready to make noise on the global scale.

The spotlight fight sees Corey Anderson, hailing from the USA, lock horns with Karl Moore of Ireland for the coveted Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship. Anderson, a master of the mat with the punch to put lights out, earned his stripes on The Ultimate Fighter’s 19th season. His journey saw him conquer notable foes in the UFC before making a splash in Bellator, where he now stands on the brink of championship glory once more.

Karl Moore, Belfast’s own, storms into this fight on a victorious wave, unblemished in the Bellator arena. The ex-Cage Warriors champion, buoyed by local fervor, aims to snatch the most significant victory of his career tonight.

The evening’s co-main event spotlights Brazil’s Patricio Pitbull defending his PFL Featherweight title against Jeremy Kennedy of Canada. Pitbull, a Bellator legend with multiple titles across divisions, seeks to extend his reign in the featherweight class. Kennedy, with a storied career across various promotions, is on a quest to topple Bellator’s featherweight king and claim the gold.

Also featured is a clash for the Bellator Middleweight number one contender spot between England’s Fabian Edwards and Canada’s Aaron Jeffrey, and a bout between Ireland’s James Gallagher and Brazil’s undefeated Leandro Higo.

PFL’s head honcho, Peter Murray, couldn’t contain his excitement, proclaiming this alliance with Virgin Media as a testament to their shared commitment to nurturing MMA on the Emerald Isle. This pact not only promises a feast of Bellator bouts but also a stage for Ireland’s fiercest fighters to shine on a global scale.

Complete Bellator Champions Series Belfast Fight Card: 

Main Card
Light Heavyweight Championship Bout
Corey Anderson vs. Karl Moore

Featherweight Championship Bout
Patricio Pitbull vs. Jeremy Kennedy

Middleweight No. 1 Contender Bout
Fabian Edwards vs. Aaron Jeffery

Featherweight Bout
James Gallagher vs. Leandro Higo

Lightweight Bout
Tim Wilde vs. Manoel Sousa

Early CARD 
Bantamweight Bout
Ciaran Clarke vs. Darius Mafi

Lightweight Bout
Alfie Davis vs. Oscar Ownsworth

Light Heavyweight Bout
Luke Trainer vs. Grant Neal

147.0 lbs Catchweight Bout
Nathan Kelly vs. Vikas Singh Ruhil
*Vikas Singh Ruhil missed weight and the bout will now move forward at a Catchweight of 147.0 lbs

Heavyweight Bout
Abraham Bably and Isaiah Pinson

Amateur 130.0 lbs Catchweight
Nate Kelly vs. Jordan Elliott