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For Bellator's Bjorn Rebney, Eventual Spike Move Vindicates Long-Term Vision

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Surrounded by MMA start-ups when his promotion began, Bjorn Rebney faced long survival odds. But he's now preparing a move to Spike, the channel that launched MMA in the U.S.
There was a time when everyone just assumed Bjorn Rebney was crazy. This was back during the days when mixed martial arts leagues were popping up throughout the country, hoping to become the No. 2 promotion behind the UFC. At the time, there was stiff competition for the spot. Strikeforce had just started to break out following a deal with NBC. The IFL had just become the first fight league to gain network exposure, though it was on little-seen MyNetwork TV, while other organizations like Affliction and EliteXC were making big splashes by signing fighters to lucrative deals.

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