Sherdog: Bellator MMA to Hold 16-Man Featherweight Grand Prix Tournament in October


With its welterweight tournament currently underway and its heavyweight bracket in the books, Bellator MMA is planning an event bigger grand prix — albeit in a smaller weight class — this fall.

During an appearance on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show on Monday, Bellator President Scott Coker revealed that the California-based promotion will hold a 16-man featherweight tournament beginning in October. Coker said that he is interested in doing the entire opening round in one night or during back-to-back shows on the same weekend.

Bellator’s reigning featherweight champion, Patricio Freire, willContinue reading >>>




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