The bout lineup and broadcast details for Bellator’s historic dual-card event in Paris, France has been confirmed, with the event split into two cards, Bellator 248 and Bellator Europe 10, to accommodate the promotion’s various broadcast partners.
The event at the Accor Arena will begin at 11:30 a.m. ET on CBS Sports Network and DAZN with Bellator 248, which features a four-fight card, headlined by the 175-pound contract weight bout between England’s Michael Page (17-1 MMA, 13-1 BMMA) and Scotland’s debuting former Cage Warriors welterweight champion Ross Houston (8-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA).
The action then moves on to the Bellator Europe 10 portion of the event, with the six-bout preliminary card set to be aired on MMA Junkie via the Bellator YouTube channel and DAZN from 1:45 p.m. ET.
The two-fight Bellator Europe 10 main card, featuring Arbi Mezhidov (13-3 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. Saul Rogers (13-3 MMA, 1-1 BMMA), then the heavyweight headliner between France’s Cheick Kongo (30-10-2 MMA, 12-2 BMMA) and American Timothy Johnson (14-6 MMA, 2-2 BMMA), will go live from 5:00 p.m. ET, on MMA Junkie via the Bellator YouTube channel.
The event also marks a notable moment for the promotion in the U.K., with Bellator officials confirming that the Bellator 248 card and the Bellator Europe 10 prelims will be shown live on BBC iPlayer, marking the first time a major MMA organization has been broadcast live by the British public service broadcaster.
Full Bellator 248/Bellator Europe 10 fight card includes:
BELLATOR EUROPE 10 MAIN CARD (5:00 p.m. ET, MMA Junkie/Bellator YouTube channel)
- Cheick Kongo vs. Timothy Johnson
- Arbi Mezhidov vs. Saul Rogers
BELLATOR EUROPE 10 PRELIMINARY CARD (1:45 p.m. ET, MMA Junkie/Bellator YouTube channel/DAZN)
- Davy Gallon vs. Brian Hooi
- Terry Brazier vs. Yves Landu
- Ilias Bulaid vs. Ivan Naccari
- Fabacary Diatta vs. Dominique Wooding
- Ciaran Clarke vs. Jean N’Doye
- William Gomis vs. Dylan Logan
BELLATOR 248 FIGHT CARD (11:30 a.m. ET, CBS Sports Network/DAZN)
- Michael Page vs. Ross Houston
- Emmanuel Dawa vs. Oliver Enkamp
- Alan Omer vs. Ryan Scope
- Darko Banovic vs. Mads Burnell