Bellator 81 set for November 16 in Rhode Island


Newport Beach, Cali. (August 31, 2012) — Bellator Fighting Championships will make its “Ocean State” debut as the promotion travels to Rhode Island on November 16 for Bellator 81, LIVE on MTV2, in Spanish language on mun2 and in commercial free HD on EPIX from The University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center.

Tickets for Bellator 81 will be on sale beginning September 7 and start as low as $30 for the general public and $20 for The University of Rhode Island students with student ID. Tickets will be available at, charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000, or at the Ryan Center Box Office.

“The Ryan Center is an incredible arena that should play host to a great night of fights,” said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. “The Northeast has always treated Bellator well, and I’m excited for the opportunity to bring Bellator to Rhode Island on November 16.”

Bellator’s highly anticipated seventh season will feature tournaments in the featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and heavyweight divisions, along with a host of feature fights sure to get fans on their feet. Starting in January, Bellator will air on MMA television leader, Spike TV in over 100 million homes nationwide.

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Jeremy Brand is an experienced MMA writer and columnist. He is the founder of, and has represented the company with media credentials at many mixed martial arts fights. Jeremy is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, training in BC, Canada.

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