PFL vs Bellator Champions: Card, How to Watch, Time, More Details

PFL vs Bellator Champions

PFL and Bellator will present their first joint card โ€“ PFL Champions vs Bellator Champions โ€“ on February 24, 2024, which will see best of both promotions going up against each other.

PFL brought Bellator last year and this would be the first time since that Bellator roster would be in action. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight clash between PFL 2023 Season Heavyweight Winner Renan Ferreira and Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader. Continue reading to get the complete details on the event.

Date, Start Time, Location

PFL Champions vs Bellator Champions event is set to take place at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on February 24, 2024. With the event taking place in Middle East, the start time is 12:30 PM ET for the prelims card. The main card of PFL vs Bellator will start at 3 PM ET.

Fight Card

The fight card underwent a late change with the withdrawal of Jesus Pinedo. Pinedo was scheduled to face Bellator Featherweight Champion Patricio โ€œPitbullโ€ Freire. Freire will now face Gabriel Braga. Braga was earlier set to face Aaron Pico. Pico has now got Henry Corrales as his opponent after this change.

The card will also see the like of AJ McKee, Thiago Santos, Yoel Romero, Ray Cooper III and Claressa Shields in action among others. The updated fight card for PFL vs Bellator Champions event is as follows:

Main Card

  • Renan Ferreira vs Ryan Bader โ€“ Heavyweight bout
  • Impa Kasanganay vs Johnny Eblen โ€“ Middleweight bout
  • Patricio Freire vs Gabriel Braga โ€“ Featherweight bout
  • Ray Cooper III vs Jason Jackson โ€“ 182 lbs Catchweight bout
  • Bruno Cappelozza vs Vadim Nemkov โ€“ Heavyweight bout
  • Thiago Santos vs Yoel Romero โ€“ Light Heavyweight bout
  • Clay Collard vs A.J. McKee โ€“ Lightweight bout

Prelims Card

  • Aaron Pico vs Henry Corrales โ€“ Featherweight bout
  • Biaggio Ali Walsh vs Emmanuel Palacio โ€“ Lightweight bout
  • Claressa Shields vs Kelsey De Santis โ€“ 165 lbs Catchweight bout
  • Abdullah Al-Qahtani vs Edukondala Rao โ€“ Featherweight bout
  • Malik Basahel vs Vinicius Pereira โ€“ Flyweight bout

How to Watch

PFL Champions vs Bellator Champions event will air via ESPN+. Prelims will be available to all the subscribers without any additional cost. The main card is a PPV on ESPN+ and you would need to pay $49.99 to watch the event.

Commentary Team & Analysts

Sean Oโ€™Connell will be the play-by-play commentator for this event. Chael Sonnen will join as the color commentator along with Randy Couture and former UFC title challenger Dan Hardy.

John McCarthy will be rules and scoring analyst. Amanda Guerra will provide reporting and interviews from backstage. Ian Parker will provide insight into the world of sports betting along with Jonathan Coachman.

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