Bellator NYC comes to Madison Square Garden and pay-per-view on Saturday. The MMA promotion announced its broadcast lineup on Monday.
The pay-per-view portion
Mauro Ranallo will do play-by-play and Jimmy Smith be the analyst during the broadcast.
Mike Goldberg, the longtime play-by-play man for UFC, makes his Bellator debut anchoring the desk.
The Spike broadcast
Goldberg will do play-by-play and Smith will do color commentary, with Ranallo hosting from the desk. Goldberg and Smith also will call the prelims on Bellator.com
Pre-show on Spike
Jenn Brown hosts Spike’s pre-show, which airs during the prelims online. She’ll be joined by Brendan Schaub, a former fighter turned podcast host and personality, and Bellator lightweight Josh Thomson.
Bellator NYC fight card
Main card on PPV
Light Heavyweight: Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) vs. Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC)
Heavyweight: Fedor Emelianenko (36-4, 1 NC) vs. Matt Mitrione (11-5)
Welterweight World Title: Douglas Lima (28-6) vs. Lorenz Larkin (18-5, 1 NC)
Lightweight World Title: Michael Chandler (16-3) vs. Brent Primus (7-0)
Lightweight Feature: Aaron Pico (Debut) vs. Zach Freeman (8-2)
Bellator NYC card on Spike
Light Heavyweight World Title: Phil Davis (17-3, 1 NC) vs. Ryan Bader (22-5)
Featherweight: James Gallagher (6-0) vs. Chinzo Machida (5-2)
Welterweight: Neiman Gracie (5-0) vs. Dave Marfone (5-2)
Women’s Flyweight: Heather Hardy vs. Alice Yauger (4-5)
Bellator NYC prelims on Bellator.com
Welterweight: Ryan Couture (10-5) vs. Haim Gozali (7-3)
Lightweight: Jerome Mickle (2-1) vs. Anthony Giacchina (1-1)
Catchweight (168 1bs.): John Salgado (4-7-1) vs. Hugh McKenna (0-1)
Catchweight (130 1bs.): Matt Rizzo (9-2, 1 NC) vs. Sergio da Silva (6-8)
VOW Lightweight: Nate Grebb (3-1) vs. Bradley Desir (9-5)