Bellator 196 Live stream. start time, odds, how to watch online, live streamHenderson is looking to rebound on Friday after suffering two straight losses. Main Card (Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET).
A big weekend in mixed martial arts kicks off on Friday in Budapest, Hungary, with Bellator 196. While there are no Bellator World Grand Prix heavyweight tournament fights on this card, the main event does feature a former UFC lightweight champion who was once among the biggest names in the sport. In a lightweight battle on Friday, Benson Henderson looks to rebound from a rough go as of late as he takes on Roger Huerta — a fighter making his return to the promotion for the first time since 2010.
At the Bellator 196 weigh-ins, all 28 fighters taking part in Friday’s joint Bellator MMA and kickboxing event successfully made weight on Thursday, including headliners Ben Henderson and Roger Huerta who made the 155-pound limit required for their lightweight contest.Bellator 196 takes place at BOK Hall in Budapest, Hungary and the main card will air Friday evening on tape delay in North America.
While the attention of the MMA world may be turned towards Brooklyn on Saturday night, just 24 hours prior, we’re in for a treat as Bellator 196 lands in Budapest, Hungary. The event, which will also feature the return of Bellator Kickboxing, has been turned upside down on more than one occasion – and yet, the end result is still a top quality main card with five fights that are bound to cause a stir.