Press Release courtesy of Bellator Fighting Championships
Bellator Fighting Championships today officially announced the on-air broadcast teams for its nationally televised shows on FOX Sports Net, NBC and Telemundo during its second and third seasons.
Bellator’s English-language team will be led by veteran MMA play-by-play announcer Sean Wheelock, who will partner with MMA fighter and color commentator Jimmy Smith. Meanwhile, Bellator’s highly popular Season 1 Spanish-language duo of George X and Manny Rodriguez will return for Seasons 2 and 3.
In addition, Bellator announced that Michael C. Williams will serve as the cage announcer/master of ceremonies for all Season 2 and 3 events.
“We are very happy that these five talented personalities will be the on-air voices for Bellator Fighting Championships,” said Bellator founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney. “Sean, Jimmy, George, Manny and Michael all understand MMA inside and out and truly love the sport. Each of them will enhance the viewing experience for the millions of fans who’ll be watching our shows on Fox Sports Net, NBC and Telemundo during Seasons 2 and 3.”