Bellator Pronounces $1 Million, 16-Man Featherweight Grand Prix Tourney

Bellator MMA held a press convention earlier this week to formally announce its upcoming occasion at SSE Enviornment in London, England, on June 22, 2019, which is able to function the long-awaited title protection of Middleweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, in opposition to Rafael Lovato Jr.

That’s not all Bellator needed to announce, although. was first to report that Bellator will launch a 16-man Featherweight Grand Prix match that may start in October. The whole first spherical of eight fights will happen on one card at a date and venue but to be decided.

In the course of the press convention, firm President Scott Coker additionally revealed that the winner of the match would obtain a $1 million prize (and presumably a bottle of champagne from Curtis Jackson). Coker wouldn’t, nonetheless, affirm that 145-pound champion, Patricio Freire, would compete within the match as a result of “Pitbull” is presently busy getting ready for a transfer as much as Light-weight to problem Michael Chandler for his title.

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