Saturday, February 27, 2010

Bellator's Welterweight Tournament

Bellator Fighting Championships have announced their eight man 170 pound tournament and match-ups. The tournament is very stacked with numerous up and coming stars and UFC veterans.

The tournament champ will bank a cool 100 thousand dollars and fight the winner from season 1, Lyman Good. Bellator 14 takes place at the Chicago Theatre in Illinois, and will have featherweight and welterweight tournament fights.

You can catch Bellator on Fox Sports Net on Thursday nights, with highlight shows on NBC and Telemundo.

Here are a look at the tournament participants:

Ben Askren (3-0) Olympic Wrestler, 2X NCAA Champ
Ryan Thomas (10-3) UFC Vet, 7 submission W's

Dan Hornbuckle (19-2) W's over Akhiro Gono and Nick Thompson
Sean Pierson (9-4) W's over Steve Vigneault and Fabio Holanda

Jacob McClintock (6-0) 4 TKO's, 2 Subs, win over Beau Baker
Jim Wallhead (18-5) Judo Blackbelt, win over Che Mills

Steve Carl (12-1) W's over James Warfield and Victor Moreno
Brett Cooper (12-5) W's over Rory Markham and Conor Heun
(Dan Hornbuckle pictured)

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