Bellator MMA vs Rizin results, time, live stream, how to watch

Bellator MMA vs Rizin airs live from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Saturday, December 31. The event held on New Year’s Eve features the 5 vs 5 showdown with A-list representatives of both organizations. On the top of the fight card, No. 3-ranked pound-for-pound and Bellator featherweight champion AJ McKee (19-1) takes on Rizin lightweight champion Roberto Satoshi de Souza (14-1). Plus, reigning Bellator featherweight champion and No. 1-ranked pound-for-pound Patricio Pitbull (34-5) faces off Rizin featherweight champion Kleber Koike (31-5-1).


Also in action, former Bellator bantamweight champions Kyoji Horiguchi (30-5) and Juan Archuleta (26-4) battle it out against Hiromasa Ougikubo (25-6-2) and Soo Chul Kim (18-6-1), respectively. In addition, No. 10-ranked Bellator lightweight contender Gadzhi Rabadanov (18-4) meets Koji Takeda (15-3). The full fight card, including the Rizin 40 lineup of action serving as the undercard, can be found below.

How to watch Bellator MMA vs Rizin

United States
Broadcast: Showtime
Date: Saturday, December 31
Time: 8 pm ET / 8 pm PT

International live stream
Broadcast: FIT
Date: Saturday, December 31
Time: 2 pm JST / 12 am ET / 9 pm PT / 5 am GMT / 4 pm AEDT

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Bellator MMA vs Rizin fight card

Get Bellator MMA vs Rizin full fight card and stay tuned for results below.

Bellator MMA vs. Rizin

  • AJ McKee vs. Roberto de Souza
  • Patricio Pitbull vs. Kleber Koike
  • Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Hiromasa Ougikubo
  • Juan Archuleta vs. Soo Chul Kim
  • Gadzhi Rabadanov vs. Koji Takeda

Rizin 40

  • Seika Izawa vs. Si Woo Park – Rizin Women’s Super Atomweight Grand Prix Finals
  • Naoki Inoue vs. Kenta Takizawa
  • Tsuyoshi Sudario vs. Junior Tafa
  • John Dodson vs. Hideo Tokoro


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