Bellator Bantamweight tournament announced for Season 5

source: mmaweekly.com
 

First round match-ups in the Bellator bantamweight tournament. The tournament kicks off on Sept 24 and will air on MTV2.

Joe Warren, Bellator featherweight champion
vs.
Alexis Vila, Olympic bronze medalist in wrestling

Joe Soto, former Bellator featherweight champion
vs.
Eduardo Dantas

Ed West
vs.
Luiz Nogueira

Chase Beebe, WEC bantamweight champion
vs.
Marcos Galvao

Winner of the tournament getts a crack at current Bellator champion Zach Makovsky.

“To say our Season Five Bantamweight tournament is stacked is a gross understatement,” said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. “Warren-Vila is going to be absolutely explosive for as long as it lasts, and the inclusion of Dantas, Nogueira, Chase, Soto, Ed and Luis makes every single fight in this tournament a pick’em adventure. This should be an unbelievable tournament for our fans watching live on MTV2.”

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7/1/11 12:40 AM by Armbar-B-Cutie

Some crap decisions, but Love me some Bellator.

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7/1/11 12:05 AM by xcouturefan

it should be great

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6/30/11 7:57 PM by Mister Moonlight

First of all I agree the Bellator BW tournament will be the sex, but....I'm absolutely mystified as to why you would refer to the Cruz-Faber title fight as being a weak main event in another thread

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6/30/11 7:40 PM by Rabadaba

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Warren v Vila potential fight of the year easy

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6/30/11 6:26 PM by TheAssMurderer

The whole 'anti-ufc' bullshit is nonsense. What you have is quality MMA, shown for FREE on a weekly basis. For whatever reason it's not discussed much on this site.

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6/30/11 6:23 PM by TheAssMurderer

It would definitely get them more viewers/fans.

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6/30/11 6:04 PM by Evilzpet

Love Bellator. I think Bellator's BW and FW divisions are nearly as stacked as the UFC's at the moment.

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