MMA competition wraps up in a big way on New Year’s Eve when Scott Coker‘s Bellator MMA heads across the ocean to take on Nobuyuki Sakakibara‘s RIZIN promotion. The five fight main card features the best of the best from each promotion and will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan.
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The main card features a star studded line up including a main event matchup between Bellator superstar A.J. McKee and RIZIN’s Roberto de Souza to be contested at lightweight. The co-main event will see Patricio Pitbull take on Kleber Koike Erbst at featherweight and Koji Takeda will open the main card against Gadzhi Rabadanov in a lightweight contest.
U.S. viewers will be able to watch the event on SHOWTIME on tape delay at 8 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. CT on December 31st. The card will immediate follow the RIZIN 40 event.