The debut season of “Fight Master: Bellator MMA” debuts June 19 on Spike TV, and the organization has unveiled the cast of 32 welterweights who will compete in the show’s tournament.
The show, which debuts at 10 p.m. ET/PT with announcer Jimmy Smith as its host, airs weekly, and the eventual tourney winner earns $100,000. Unlike the UFC’s similar and popular reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter,” Bellator fighters get to choose their own coaches and opponents on the show.
“Fight Master: Bellator MMA” Season 1 features 10 episodes, including an opening three that feature qualifying bouts. The series concludes with a live finale, and the winner will get a berth into a future Bellator tourney.
The full cast includes:
Marcus “Lelo” Aurelio
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
East St. Louis, Ill.
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Fort Hood, Texas
San Manuel, Ariz.
Lake Charles, La.
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Great Falls, Mont.
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