The first Bellator event of the year, the Bellator 290 will kick off o February 4, where Ryan Bader will be fighting against Fedor Emelianenko for the Bellator MMA Heavyweight Championship.
The main event will be a high-voltage event, as both of the fighters are experienced and popular in their weight class. Ryan Bader last fight was in Bellator 280, where he defeated Cheick Kongo with a unanimous decision. He was also victorious in his fight against Valentin Moldavsky on Bellator 273.
Fedor Emelianenko is a very experienced opponent, the only disadvantage he has is his age. The 46-year-old heavyweight fighter won against Tim Johnson on Bellator 269 and defeated Quinton Jackson in Bellator 237.
For the Bellator MMA Middleweight Championship, Johnny Eblen will be against Anatoly Tokov. Johnny Eblen is still maintaining his unbeaten streak, while, Anatoly Tokov defeated Mohammad Abdullah in his most recent fight.
When is Bellator 290?
- Date: The fight will be held on February 5
- Time: The event will start at 6 pm ET.
Where will the event take place?
The event will take place at the Kia Forum, situated in California. The venue has a capacity of 17,000+ people.
How to Watch Bellator 290 on TV?
The Bellator 290 will be shown on CBS in the United States for boxing fans. In the United Kingdom, BBC will be covering the full event. So, if you have a connection to the TV channels, you will easily be able to watch the event on TV.
How to Live Stream the event?
- BBC Iplayer
- 10 Play
In the USA, the event will be shown on CBS’s official live-streaming platform, and Paramount+ will show the full Bellator 290 event live. The monthly subscription cost for Paramount+ is $9.99 a month.
To watch the event from the United Kingdom, you can take the help of BBC Iplayer. It is free for The people with BBC on television. In Australia, 10 Play will be showing the event live.
You can catch the prelims free on youtube, it will be available on the official youtube channel of Bellator.
Bellator 290 Fight cards:
- Ryan Bader vs Fedor Emelianenko
- Johnny Eblen vs Anatoly Tokov
- Sabah Homasi vs Brennan Ward