Bellator Fighting Championships’ Season 8 welterweight tournament field is now set, as promotion officials announced Wednesday that Bellator 86 will host the tourney’s opening round.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - There was no finish in the "battle of finishers,"
but Chris Lozano and Brent Weedman put on quite a show in front of a
highly-enthused New Jersey crowd.
Bellator welterweight Douglas Lima suffered a broken hand during his welterweight tournament semifinal appearance last month.
Bellator welterweight semifinalist Brent Weedman has been forced to withdraw from the Season 8 tournament due to injury and will be replaced by Bryan Baker at Bellator 90.
Ben Askren’s style might not be the most aesthetically pleasing, but it is undeniably effective.
The narrative is plain for anyone who cares to look.
Ben Askren knows who he is.
Perhaps the third time will be the charm for Ben Saunders.
Ben Askren’s third Bellator welterweight title defense will move forward on schedule.
The January 31st Bellator 87 fight card from Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., has been finalized, as the Bellator Season 8 Lightweight Tournament begins.