MMA News: Viacom Buys Bellator Fighting Championships

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According to USAToday, Viacom, the parent company of MTV and SpikeTV has purchased a majority stake in Bellator Fighting Championship. Bjorn Rebney, President and CEO of Bellator, will remain in charge of the organization.

“[Viacom] bought a majority stake in Bellator Fighting Championships and will start airing the promotion’s bouts on Spike in 2013″

The deal will bring Bellator to a more wide audience of which MTV2 can’t currently provide.

This deal is good for MMA.