There seems to be an app for everything in today’s on the go world and Spike TV and Bellator MMA have announced that they have an app now available for iPad, iPhone and iTouch.
The app is called “Bellator MMA,” which was released today in the App Store and an Android version will be coming soon to Google Play.
The innovative app works in concert with the live Spike TV broadcast to supply real-time fight data to fans that is only available through the app. Fans will be able to see real time statistics from Compustrike and will be able to score the rounds.
“The Bellator app is truly the first of its kind. It allows our passionate fans to experience the fight as a virtual fourth judge – creating a level of immersion that’s unparalleled in any sport,” said Jon Slusser, Senior Vice President, Sports and Multiplatform Events, Spike TV.
Along with the real time statistics, fans will be able to post their scores of the Bellator fights and this will be incorporated into the Bellator broadcast on Spike TV. The Bellator broadcast team of Jimmy Smith and Sean Wheelock will announce the results of viewers’ polling to see how fan opinion compares to their own as well as the official cageside judges. The app also gives fans the opportunity to watch exclusive videos, fighter profiles and buy tickets to Bellator fight cards.
“At Bellator, we continually look for new ways to connect with our fans in a more meaningful way,” said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. “This innovative app will resonate with our first-adopter audience who will feel closer to the action than ever before.”