'Bellator 40' And 'Strikeforce: Daley vs Diaz' Live And Free Tonight

Be sure to check out an action packed night of MMA tonight on free TV! It all starts at 9 pm ET on MTV2 with Bellator 40, which is headlined by a welterweight superfight between champion Ben Askren and UFC vet Nick Thompson. Strikeforce: Diaz vs Daley kicks off on Showtime at 10 pm ET. The event features a championship double-header — Nick Diaz and Paul Daley square off for the welterweight crown and Gilbert Melendez meets Japanese star Tatsuya Kawajiri in a lightweight title bout.

Here are the televised cards for both events:


  • Champ Nick Diaz vs. Paul Daley (for welterweight title)
  • Champ Gilbert Melendez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri (for lightweight title)
  • Keith Jardine vs. Gegard Mousasi
  • Shinya Aoki vs. Lyle Beerbohm


  • Champ Ben Askren vs. Nick Thompson (non-title bout)
  • Jay Hieron vs. Brent Weedman (welterweight-tourney semifinal)
  • Michael Chandler vs. Lloyd Woodard (lightweight-tourney semifinal)

Tags: Bellator MMA Ben Askren Gegard Mousasi Gilbert Melendez Kawajiri Keith Jardine MMA Nick Diaz Paul Daley Shinya Aoki Strikeforce Tatsuya Kawajiri Title Bout

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