Wrestling fans get one more reason to celebrate, as one of the biggest MMA events from America, Bellator MMA arrived in India. Bellator MMA is a leading American Mixed Martial Arts organization featuring many of the best fighters in the world. DSport, the home of wrestling has successfully added one new member to its family, Bellator MMA. The channel has acquired the exclusive broadcasting rights of the show. Started from 21st January, Bellator MMA have fights like Welterweight title bout, Heavyweight Grand Prix, Featherweight Feature Fight and so on.
Bellator was founded in 2008 by former Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney. The show follows the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts, which were first established in April of 2000. Under the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts there are no groin strikes, eye gouging, kicking or kneeing a grounded opponent, downward elbows, strikes to the back of the head, head butting, biting, or grabbing the fence. Upon a violation of the rules, the referee can either warn the fighter, take a point away, or disqualify the fighter depending upon the regularity and severity of the foul.
All non-world championship fights in Bellator consist of 3 five-minute rounds, with one-minute rest periods between rounds. All world championship fights in Bellator consist of 5 five-minute rounds, with one-minute rest periods between rounds.
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Bellator follows the 10 Point Must System, which has been adopted by the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. Under this system, the fighter who wins the round is given 10 points, with the losing fighter given 9 points or less. If a judge scores the round even, then the score for that round is 10-10.
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In non-championship fights, a 1 pound weight allowance is allowed. In championship fights, the participants must weigh no more than that permitted for the relevant weight division. The Commission may also approve catch-weight bouts, subject to their review and discretion.
The opening episode featured a welterweight world title bout between Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima followed by Heavyweight Grand Prix between two MMA icons, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen.
Rory MacDonald won the Bellator welterweight title, while Sonnen won the Heavyweight Grand Prix title on Sunday.
The acquisition firmly establishes DSport as the home of combat sports in India with broadcast rights of a top property like Bellator MMA now under its fold. Overall, DSport now has rights to broadcast more than 250 hours of fresh Combat sports programming over the next 12 months.
Catch all the action from Bellator 193 live on DSport this Saturday at 7:30 AM. Keep reading this section for all the wrestling thrills!!!