Bellator MMA Featherweight Grand Prix

Scott Coker the president of Bellator MMA made a humongous announcement this past week by creating Featherweight Grand Prix. Bellator has been very successful lately with the Heavyweight & Welterweight Grand Prix Tournaments within the past two years. Both tournaments had major upsets, created superstars and of course its purpose, to create a new champion! Mix Martial Arts most loaded weight class across all companies is the featherweight division. Scott Coker believed that the featherweights needed more than a eight person tournament, so he created the first ever 16 man tournament in Bellator’s history. One last stipulation Bellator added to this mega Grand Prix is after the first round fights, the fighters will get re picked randomly. This tournament has all the particulars to be a game changer for Bellator MMA. Here is the list for the first round.

Bellator 226

  • Pedro Carvalho vs. Sam Sicilia
  • Derek Campos vs. Daniel Straus
  • Adam Borics vs Pat Curran
  • Tywan Claxton vs. Emmanuel Sanchez

Bellator 228

  • Champ Patricio Freire vs. Juan Archuleta
  • Georgi Karakhanyan vs. A.J. McKee
  • Darrion Caldwell vs. Henry Corrales
  • Saul Rogers vs. Daniel Weichel

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