Bellator NYC Press Conference Video Replay

NEW YORK (Thur, June 22, 2017)– Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs Silva will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Madison Square Garden. The main card will air on PPV and SPIKE will air Bellator 180 LIVE and FREE on both coasts, beginning at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Bellator 180 prelims will air on and the Bellator Mobile App at 6pm ET/ 3pm PT.

Bellator NYC will be headlined by the long-awaited fight between two of the biggest names in mixed martial arts history, Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) and Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC).

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Bellator MMA held a Press Conference earlier today Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the White Box room inside VIACOM HQ in New York City.

The following attended the Press Conference:

  • Bellator President Scott Coker,
  • Chael Sonnen (29-15-1)
  • Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC)
  • Fedor Emelianenko (36-4, 1 NC)
  • Matt Mitrione (11-5)
  • Douglas Lima (28-6)
  • Lorenz Larkin (18-5, 1 NC)
  • Michael Chandler (16-3)
  • Brent Primus (7-0)
  • Aaron Pico (Debut)
  • Zach Freeman (8-2)

Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva Card (Pay-Per-View):

Light Heavyweight Main Event: Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) vs. Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC)
Heavyweight Main Event: Fedor Emelianenko (36-4, 1 NC) vs. Matt Mitrione (11-5)
Welterweight World Title Bout: Douglas Lima (28-6) vs. Lorenz Larkin (18-5, 1 NC)
Lightweight World Title Bout: Michael Chandler (16-3) vs. Brent Primus (7-0)
Lightweight Feature Bout: Aaron Pico (Debut) vs. Zach Freeman (8-2)

Bellator 180: Davis vs. Bader Card (SPIKE):

Light Heavyweight World Title Bout: Phil Davis (17-3, 1 NC) vs. Ryan Bader (22-5)
Featherweight Bout: James Gallagher (6-0) vs. Chinzo Machida (5-2)
Welterweight Bout: Neiman Gracie (5-0) vs. Dave Marfone (5-2)
Women¹s Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Heather Hardy (Debut) vs. Alice Yauger (4-5)

Bellator 180: Davis vs. Bader Preliminary Card (

Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Ryan Couture (10-5) vs. Haim Gozali (7-3)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Jerome Mickle (2-1) vs. Anthony Giacchina (1-1)
Catchweight Preliminary Bout (168 1bs.): John Salgado (4-7-1) vs. Hugh McKenna (0-1)
Catchweight Preliminary Bout (130 1bs.): Matt Rizzo (9-2, 1 NC) vs. Sergio da Silva (6-8)
VOW Fight ¬ Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Nate Grebb (3-1) vs. Bradley Desir (9-5)

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