Layer3 TV to Offer MMA Fight in 4K

4K version of  Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva to fetch $10 premium
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Layer3 TV, the Denver-based next-gen cable operator, said it will offer a live broadcast of Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva mixed martial arts fight in HD and 4K on June 24.

The HD version will cost $49.99, with the 4K version fetching $59.99. Post-match, Layer3 TV will also make it available on-demand in 4K for a limited time.  

Layer3 TV will present the countdown show, starting at 9 p.m. ET, and the fight card, starting at 10 p.m. ET, on its HD PPV channel (125), and on a new dedicated 4K PPV event channel (124).

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The card is headlined by a bout between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, and will also feature a heavyweight bout between Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitione, and two championship bouts – Douglas Lima versus Lorenz Larkin, and current lightweight champion Michael Chandler taking on undefeated Brent Primus.

The night of fights also features Bellator 180: Davis vs. Bader, headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between current champ Phil Davis and Ryan Bader. That bout, offered on Spike and CMT from 8pm-10pm ET, will serve as a lead-in to the PPV telecast.

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“For mixed martial arts fans, Layer3 TV is a dream come true - they’re able to not only watch the fights, but able to feel as if they are actually cageside,” Layer3 TV Chief Content Officer Lindsay Gardner, said in a statement. “Layer3 TV keeps delighting customers by adding 4K content, whether it’s a full-time 4K channel or on demand 4K television series. Delivering Bellator’s biggest event ever 4k is a continuation of our commitment to deliver quality content.”

Layer3 TV is currently available in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., Dallas/Ft. Worth, and in Longmont, Colo.