Bellator 8 Man Tournament 1st Round match-ups

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  1. Frankie Baby!

    Frankie Baby! 145 Champ

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    Frank Mir vs. Fedor Emelionenko

    Chael Sonnen vs. Quinton Jackson

    Roy Nelson vs. Ryan Bader

    Matt Mitrione vs. Muhammed Lawal

    Who do you think makes it to Round 2?
    Discuss
     
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  2. UhHuhSure

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    Fedor, Rampage, Bader, Meathead
     
  3. Kristian82

    Kristian82 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

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    ^ this
     
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    So what’s the weight limit since not all of these guys are heavyweights? The normal 265?
     
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    Jawth Silver Belt

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    Mir
    Rampage
    Bader
    Mo

    Only fight that is close is Meathead vs. Mo imo.
     
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    SKITZADACTYL Gold Belt

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    what a shit " heavyweight " tournament lmao.
     
  7. jessejecmma

    jessejecmma Green Belt

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    "Heavyweight"
     
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    ortizgnp Original Vince Belt

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    Lord Chael via triangle.
     
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    jessejecmma Green Belt

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    Dammit just beat me to it
     
  10. Frankie Baby!

    Frankie Baby! 145 Champ

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    I'm assuming just the regular 206-265 limit
     
  11. nanika

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    im oddly excited for roy nelson vs bader and i dont even know why.
     
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    Mir, Rampage if he takes this even remotely serious, Bader, Mitrione.
     
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    The heavyweights who lose to the lhws get bukkaked.
     
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    imo either roy or mitrione win this due to size or just being less shot than the others.
     
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    Fedor
    Hampage
    Bader probably
    Mitrione
     
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    mir, rampage, big country, mitrione
     
  18. ThatGuy7698

    ThatGuy7698 Chael Sonnen Bless

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    Are these matchups confirmed?
     
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    Coolidge Banned Banned

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    Chael in theory could actually win the entire tournament. I don't see Rampage being much of a problem for him. I think Ryan Bader and Frank Mir are his biggest threats.
     
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    Typrune Goatley Black Belt

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    I can't wait to see what Bader weighs in at. Doesn't have to cut weight for this one. That would be awesome if he comes in at like 240. It would only make his takedowns and punches that much more powerful too.
     

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