On new year’s evening, there will be a clash between Bellator MMA and Rizin as the two promotions joined hands for an NYE show.
The show is called Bellator MMA vs Rizin and will take place at the Saitama SSuper Arena. It will air on December 31 from 8 PM onwards in the US.
It will be one of its kind event where five fighters from Bellator MMA will collide against the five fighters from Rizin.
Bellator’s best pound-for-pound ranked Patricio Pitbull, no. 3 ranked AJ McKee, a set of former champions Juan Archuleta and Kyoji Horiguchi, and a TBD fighter will represent Bellator. On the other hand, Rizin is yet to announce who will represent the promotion.
The promotions are set to hold a press conference on Wednesday, October 26 at 5 AM ET where they will announce several matches. Hence, it is expected that the list of all the matches will be revealed at the press conference.
Stay tuned for more details regarding the event.