Spike Announces “Fight Master: Bellator MMA” Cast and Show Details


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Fight Master Bellator MMA LogoSpike TV on Monday announced details, including a 32-member cast, for the upcoming Fight Master: Bellator MMA reality series.

The series launches on Wednesday, June 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (tape-delayed on the United States West Coast). It consists of 10 one-hour episodes.

Fight Master: Bellator MMA features 32 welterweight fighters competing for a spot in the Bellator MMA Tournament and a $100,000 prize. Randy Couture, Greg Jackson, Frank Shamrock, and Joe Warren will serve as their coaches.

Spike and Bellator enlisted fighters from across the globe to live and train together in New Orleans, divided into four camps, each headed up by one of the aforementioned coaches.

The Fight Master athletes choose which camp to train with and which opponent they want to fight next.  The 32 fighters will partake in qualifying bouts over the first three episodes of the series.  The finale will be telecast live on Spike with the winner moving on to an upcoming tournament.

Bellator announcer Jimmy Smith will serve as host.

The inaugural Fight Master: Bellator MMA:

Marcus Aurelio
Age: 26
Record: 6-2-0
Vancouver, British Columbia

Nick Barnes
Age: 22
Record: 5-0-0
San Diego, CA

Eric Bradley
Age: 31
Record: 5-1-0
Las Vegas, NV

Mike Bronzoulis
Age: 34
Record: 15-5-1
Houston, TX

Frank Carrillo
Age: 29
Record: 6-3-0
Miami, FL

Darryl Cobb
Age: 32
Record: 6-6-0
East St. Louis, IL

Christopher Curtis
Age: 25
Record: 7-2-0
Cincinnati, OH

Evan Cutts
Age: 22
Record: 5-1-0
Dallas, TX

Mike Dubois
Age: 30
Record: 3-0-0
Thomasville, GA

Tom Gallicchio
Age: 26
Record: 16-8-0
Howell, NJ

Ismael Gonzalez
Age: 32
Record: 11-10-0
Los Angeles, CA

Gareth Joseph
Age: 28
Record: 9-5-0
San Diego, CA

Chris Lozano
Age: 30
Record: 9-3-0
Cleveland, OH

AJ Matthews
Age: 24
Record: 5-2-0
Carlsbad, CA

Rob Mills
Age: 35
Record: 8-2-0
Newcastle, United Kingdom

Steve Montgomery
Age: 22
Record: 3-1-0
Florence, SC

Chip Moraza-Pollard
Age: 24
Record: 7-4-0
Plymouth, MA

Brett Nakamura
Age: 30
Record: 6-1-0
Maui, HI

Jason Norwood
Age: 28
Record: 12-3-0
Fort Hood, TX

Dom O’Grady
Age: 31
Record: 15-5-1
Detroit, MI

Jacob Ortiz
Age: 31
Record: 8-4-0
San Manuel, AZ

Josh Quayhagen
Age: 26
Record: 6-1-0
Lake Charles, LA

Joe Riggs
Age: 30
Record: 39-14-0
Phoenix, AZ

Eric Scallan
Age: 27
Record: 11-4-0
Lafayette, LA

Cristiano Souza
Age: 30
Record: 5-0-0
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Brendan Tierney
Age: 37
Record: 10-5-0
Queens, NY

Bryan Travers
Age: 29
Record: 13-3-0
Bakersfield, CA

Andy Uhrich
Age: 27
Record: 8-3-0
Gering, NE

Tim Welch
Age: 22
Record: 8-4-0
Great Falls, MT

Cole Williams
Age: 30
Record: 5-1-0
Darian, WI

Joe Williams
Age: 27
Record: 7-1-0
Tustin, CA

Artenas Young
Age: 32
Record: 9-5-0
Houston, TX

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